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Topic: apps

'Sega Forever' free-to-play classic games for iPhone are off to a good start, but aren't perfect

06/27/2017, 10:06 am

Sega has released four classic games into their ad-supported free-to-play Sega Forever initiative, including Kid Chameleon, Altered Beast, Phantasy Star II, and Comix Zone. AppleInsider gave the retro titles a spin, and found room for improvement.

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NBC adds single sign-on support for Apple's iPhone & iPad

06/27/2017, 09:06 am

NBC has updated its iPhone and iPad app with support for Apple's single sign-on standard, allowing quicker access to the network's shows wherever provider credentials are valid.

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Apple cleaning hundreds of thousands of titles from App Store in Review Guidelines crackdown

06/21/2017, 08:06 pm

As part of an extensive housecleaning operation, Apple has over the past year removed hundreds of thousands of clones, 32-bit titles, spamware and other software from the App Store ahead of this fall's iOS 11 launch.

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'Sega Forever' brings classics like Sonic, Phantasy Star to iOS free with controller support, iMessage stickers

06/21/2017, 10:06 am

Publisher Sega is reviving its console glory days with free, ad-supported re-releases of some of its most popular and iconic titles on Apple's iOS, complete with online leaderboards and wireless Made for iPhone controller support.

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Twitter launches redesigned iOS app with new look, use of Safari's in-app viewer

06/15/2017, 12:06 pm

Twitter on Tuesday began rolling out a new edition of its app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, giving it a new look and interface, as well as making some functional improvements including more convenient use of Safari for viewing links.

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E3 2017: Supercell reveals 'Brawl Stars,' a team-based top-down shooter for Apple's iOS

06/14/2017, 02:06 pm

"Clash of Clans" and "Clash Royale" developer Supercell has revealed "Brawl Stars," an upcoming iOS multiplayer game that pits two teams of three players against each other in a top-down shooter, eliminating opponents and completing objectives in order to win the game.

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Apple updates iWork apps for Mac & iOS with new shape libraries, other enhancements

06/13/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated both the Mac and iOS editions of its iWork suite, primarily adding 500 new shapes that can be inserted into any Pages, Numbers, or Keynote document.

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First look: GoPro's upcoming QuikStories software is an automated storytelling tool

06/11/2017, 07:06 am

GoPro wants to automate the process of offloading, editing and creating videos on mobile devices from footage captured by its Hero 5 action camera, and QuikStories is its answer. AppleInsider got a sneak peek at the forthcoming software at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colo., this week.

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Apple partners with Salesforce, Nuance to deliver iMessage Business Chat in iOS 11

06/10/2017, 01:06 am

On the last day of WWDC, Apple detailed Business Chat, its new enterprise customer support platform for iOS 11, leveraging iMessage Apps introduced in iOS 10 as well as integration with Maps, Safari and Spotlight search, in partnership with existing Customer Service Platforms (CSP) from Genesys, LivePerson, Nuance and Salesforce.

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Apple announces WWDC17 Apple Design Award recipients, and we talked to them about their apps

06/07/2017, 02:06 pm

This years' Apple Design Awards recipients spanned the globe, ranging from novel games designed by a single developer to larger productions developed across a staff of full time coders and artists.

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Apple's first iOS 11 beta signals beginning of end for tens of thousands of 32-bit apps

06/06/2017, 08:06 am

When iOS 11 launches later this year, it won't support legacy 32-bit apps, giving users and developers a few months to prepare for the upcoming change, estimated to affect up to 187,000 applications.

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Apple 'Files' app for iOS 11 appears on App Store ahead of WWDC

06/05/2017, 03:06 am

A placeholder listing for an as-yet-unannounced app called "Files" was spotted on the iOS App Store just hours ahead of Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference, suggesting Apple plans to grant users direct file management access in iOS 11.

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AppleInsider's official iOS app redesigned from the ground up with support for 3D Touch, podcasts, videos & more

06/01/2017, 12:06 pm

The official AppleInsider app for iPhone and iPad has reached a milestone version 3.0 release, packing in new features such as 3D Touch support, split view and slide over, easy access to our growing video library, and access to the popular AI podcast. And, it's all available for free with ad support, or ad-free with an optional subscription plan priced at just 83 cents per month.

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Securely record and view 'home videos' with your partner with Rumuki app for iPhone

05/26/2017, 03:05 pm

If you're looking for an ephemeral video sharing app, limiting the recipients to two people who must both consent to viewing the recorded video, iOS-exclusive app Rumuki fits the bill.

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Pokemon: Magikarp Jump comes to Apple's iPhone & iPad

05/25/2017, 02:05 pm

The Pokemon Company has launched a new game for Apple's iPhone and iPad, Magikarp Jump, looking to build in a small way off of the success of Pokemon Go.

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Readdle launches proprietary file drag-and-drop for its apps in iPad split-screen

05/25/2017, 10:05 am

Addressing a feature lacking native support from iOS, developer Readdle has announced a new drag-and-drop feature for its own apps, including PDF Expert, Spark and Scanner Pro, that works in the iPad's split-screen multitasking view.

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1Password introduces Travel Mode to protect data during trips

05/23/2017, 10:05 pm

As part of an update pushed out on last week, popular password management app 1Password introduced a new feature that lets users selectively erase local data for maximum protection while traveling.

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Pinterest adds Lens dish recognition for recipe hunters on iPhone

05/23/2017, 12:05 pm

Thanks to app updates and the company's Lens technology, Pinterest users on an iPhone can now find recipes by taking photos of dishes served at home and at restaurants.

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Google Assistant arrives on the iPhone, but isn't going to replace Siri soon

05/18/2017, 11:05 am

After a year stuck just on Android devices, Siri competitor Google Assistant has come over to the iPhone -- AppleInsider fires it up, to see how it fares on its own, and compared to Apple's offering.

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iPhone messaging app Signal wins approval for use by U.S. Senate staffers

05/17/2017, 10:05 am

The U.S. Senate has quietly approved Signal, an encrypted messaging app for iPhone and Android, for use by the government body's staff.

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