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Twitter brings Periscope video streams into iOS users' timelines

01/12/2016, 11:01 am

People using the Twitter iOS app can now see Periscope video feeds embedded in tweets, instead of having to switch to the separate Periscope app, Twitter announced on Tuesday.

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iPhone fitness apps to help you keep that New Year's resolution

01/01/2016, 03:01 pm

Getting fit is ultimately about time, effort, and determination -- you can do it without any technology -- but there are a number of iOS apps out there that can help keep you on track past that critical first month.

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Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.

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Get started with your new iPhone or iPad with these great family friendly apps

12/25/2015, 01:12 pm

Whether visiting family, off on vacation or spending some quiet time at home for Christmas, chances are you'll have an iPhone or iPad at your side. AppleInsider offers together a list of critically acclaimed and family-friendly iOS games to make the season bright.

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How to track Santa Claus with your kids on your iPhone or iPad

12/24/2015, 12:12 pm

As much of the world counts down the hours until Christmas Day, families can spend time together on their iPhone or iPad with these free apps that track the current location of Santa Claus.

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Apple denies Kim Kardashian emoji app 'broke' iOS App Store

12/22/2015, 05:12 pm

On Monday, pop culture icon Kim Kardashian publicly apologized for breaking the iOS App Store by launching her "Kimoji" emoji app to a crush of customers that supposedly proved too great a load to bear for Apple's servers. A day later, Apple confirmed Kardashian was mistaken.

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Apple Music racked up more than 54.5M monthly users in 2015, study says

12/21/2015, 09:12 pm

According to a year end report from consumer research firm Nielsen, Apple Music was one of the most popular smartphone apps of 2015, and with more than 54.5 million monthly users ranked among offerings from Facebook and Google.

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Facebook now testing iPhone 6s Live Photos support for iOS users

12/21/2015, 03:12 pm

Facebook on Monday launched a limited pilot of Live Photos support for people using the company's iOS app, with plans for wider compatibility in 2016.

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GTA: Liberty City Stories comes to iOS, Pixelmator adds Apple Pencil tilt to more brushes

12/17/2015, 04:12 pm

Rockstar on Thursday launched a remastered iOS version of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, while Pixelmator continued imrproving its illustration app to take advantage of the iPad Pro.

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Brazilian judge briefly shuts down WhatsApp, crippling communications

12/17/2015, 12:12 pm

Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service was briefly shutdown in Brazil on Friday (local time), the result of an order by a state judge in Sao Paulo calling for a longer 48-hour suspension.

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Adobe Post for iOS creates striking graphics for social media sharing

12/17/2015, 09:12 am

Adding to an already sprawling offering of iOS creativity apps, Adobe on Thursday released Post, a tool that helps users turn photos, text and graphics into striking visuals for sharing through social media outlets like Instagram.

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Adobe Lightroom, Facebook Messenger update with 3D Touch & other improvements

12/16/2015, 12:12 pm

Adobe and Facebook each released major iOS app updates on Wednesday, upgrading Lightroom and Messenger, respectively, with 3D Touch plus a number of other features.

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Tumblr for iOS gets Live Photos & 3D Touch, HBO GO adds support for Autoplay & iOS 9's Picture-in-Picture

12/10/2015, 01:12 pm

Tumblr on Thursday released a major update of its iOS app, including support for the advanced features of the iPhone 6s, while cable network HBO updated HBO GO with features designed for non-stop viewing.

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Pixelmator gains Apple Pencil, 3D Touch support in latest update

12/10/2015, 06:12 am

Popular iOS image editor Pixelmator was updated on Thursday to support Apple's latest hardware, including iPad Pro optimization with full Apple Pencil compatibility and 3D Touch integration for iPhone 6s.

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Twitter's Periscope claims App of the Year in Apple's 2015 App Store picks

12/09/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday published its annual Best of 2015 feature for the App Store, highlighting the company's own picks as well as overall bestsellers.

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Streaming music service Deezer updates iOS app with support for Apple's CarPlay

12/09/2015, 12:12 pm

Deezer has announced that an updated iOS app -- coming later on Wednesday -- will allow iPhone owners to control the music service via CarPlay.

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With Mailbox dead, these are the best iOS email apps with push Gmail support

12/09/2015, 11:12 am

Dropbox this week announced that it will discontinue its popular iOS email client Mailbox in early 2016. Thankfully there are a number of quality alternatives available for free on the App Store that offer similar functionality, including instant push notifications for free Gmail accounts.

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Cortana for iOS launching on Wednesday, Microsoft announces

12/09/2015, 10:12 am

Microsoft's voice assistant, Cortana, will be available on "select" iPhone and Android devices starting on Wednesday, with Cyanogen OS suport coming later this month, according to an official blog post.

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Facebook closes down Creative Labs, pulls Riff, Slingshot & Rooms from App Store

12/07/2015, 02:12 pm

Facebook on Monday confirmed the closure of its two-year-old Creative Labs division, along with the removal of three related apps from Apple and Google's app stores.

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Dropbox to shut down Mailbox & Carousel in early 2016, focus on collaboration

12/07/2015, 01:12 pm

Dropbox will shut down its Mailbox app on Feb. 26, and its photo management app Carousel on Mar. 31, the cloud storage service announced in a Monday blog post.

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