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Topic: apps

Fantastical 2 brings natural voice recognition, enhanced calendar views to iOS

10/31/2013, 05:10 pm

Fantastical 2.0 for iOS is a virtual personal assistant masquerading as a calendar application. Oh, I know Siri acts like a personal assistant, but only Fantastical is really good at managing my calendar.

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Apple allows developers to modify Game Center leaderboards, delete fake scores

10/29/2013, 01:10 am

In a tweak to iTunes Connect, Apple is allowing app developers to view and manage the top 100 scores on Game Center leaderboards attached to their iOS games, dissuading users from posting fake scores.

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Free iOS, Mac apps to hide nearly $1 billion of Apple's new cash

10/28/2013, 07:10 pm

After making OS X Mavericks a free update for Mac users and converting Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand into free bundled apps for both iOS and Macs, Apple said it would hide an additional $900 million from next quarter's reported revenue accounting.

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Twitter client Tweetbot releases iOS 7-inspired update with complete redesign, all-new features

10/24/2013, 06:10 pm

Developer Tapbots on Thursday unveiled Tweetbot 3 for iPhone and iPod touch, wrapping a revamped interface, new composition tools and native push notifications, among other features, in a sleek new look borrowing from iOS 7.

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Apple updates Find My iPhone, Podcasts, Trailers iOS apps [u]

10/22/2013, 08:10 pm

Amid the deluge of product announcements and software updates, Apple snuck out new versions of its free Find My iPhone, Podcasts and iTunes Trailers apps, redressing the titles in iOS 7 regalia.

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App Roundup: New iLife and iWork apps for OS X, iOS go live

10/22/2013, 06:10 pm

Following Apple's announcement of retooled iLife and iWork apps for both iOS and OS X on Tuesday, the company has started rolling out the new software to users via the App Store.

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Google adds free voice calling to Google Hangouts for iOS, incoming calls to Google Voice

10/18/2013, 08:10 pm

The Google Hangouts iOS app received a major update on Friday, with the latest iteration bringing free in-app voice calling to numbers within the U.S. and Canada, as well as incoming call support to a user's Google Voice number.

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New 'flat' iPhoto and GarageBand icons appear in iOS iCloud Settings, hint at app revisions

10/17/2013, 12:10 am

It was discovered on Wednesday that icons for two of Apple's first-party iOS apps were modified to take on the "flat" aesthetic seen in iOS 7, suggesting the software will be updated in the coming weeks.

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Wi-Fi syncing, new Web browser options added in '1Password' for iOS update

10/14/2013, 11:10 pm

Following the recent release of 1Password 4 for Mac, developer AgileBits on Monday released an accompanying point update for the iOS version of its popular password storage and digital wallet software, restoring features like Wi-Fi syncing and fixing multiple compatibility issues.

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App roundup: Best AirPlay-enabled games for your new iPhone 5s

09/30/2013, 10:09 pm

With the release of two new iPhones, iOS 7 and a fresh Apple TV update, now is a great time to test out iOS' AirPlay capabilities, especially for iPhone 5s owners, who can now take advantage of the speedy A7 SoC by throwing games onto the big screen.

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NBA Game Time for iPad gets seasonal refresh, Yahoo! Sportacular goes universal

09/30/2013, 09:09 pm

Sport-loving iOS device owners got a pair of updates on Monday in the form of a new version of the NBA's Game Time app and a redesign for Yahoo's Sportacular Pro app.

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Apple ups limit of App Store downloads over cellular to 100MB

09/18/2013, 04:09 pm

Following the rollout of iOS 7 and iTunes 11.1, Apple has raised the limit for App Store downloads initiated over cellular networks, with the new 100MB per app restriction doubling the previous cap of 50MB.

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Facebook 6.5 to launch today with refreshed, iOS 7-savvy design

09/18/2013, 04:09 pm

Facebook is launching an iOS app update today that includes a new menu at the bottom of the app for enhanced navigation, along with design elements inspired by Apple's just released iOS 7.

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To-do list app Clear gets iOS 7 makeover with iCloud syncing, refreshed UI

09/18/2013, 11:09 am

Popular to-do list app Clear has been updated for Apple's release of iOS 7 with a universal build that adds refined typography, new gestures and iCloud list syncing to the title's uniquely spartan interface.

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Infinity Blade III hits App Store hours before iOS 7 debut

09/18/2013, 02:09 am

Developer Chair Entertainment on Wednesday released the third installment of its massively popular Infinity Blade series which made a surprise appearance at Apple's iPhone event last week.

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Apple's iOS 7 triggers App Store refresh as developers adopt its design cues

09/17/2013, 09:09 pm

Just in time for the public release of Apple's new iOS 7, a series of new iOS 7-savvy apps will hit the iTunes App Store sporting new looks and new technology under the surface.

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App roundup: GTA V gets companion app, Twitter redesign coming, Google Play Books nabs single sign-on

09/16/2013, 05:09 pm

Grand Theft Auto-loving iPhone owners can get an early taste of San Andreas thanks to a new companion app, while Twitter is said to be redesigning its own first-party title, and Google is improving functionality in Google Play Books for iOS.

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Apple discontinues 'Cards' service for iOS, recommends iPhoto instead

09/10/2013, 09:09 pm

Following Apple's iPhone event on Tuesday, the company announced the shutdown of its Cards service, which allowed users to design and send physical greeting cards from an iOS app.

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Apple makes iWork, iPhoto and iMovie free with new iOS devices

09/10/2013, 01:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced that customers purchasing a new iOS device will find that their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch comes pre-loaded with the company's iWork suite of productivity apps, as well as iPhoto and iMovie.

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Microsoft debuts 'Xbox Music' for iOS ahead of Apple's iTunes Radio rollout

09/09/2013, 03:09 am

Microsoft on Monday took its Xbox Music streaming service free for Web users and launched mobile apps for iOS and Android, with the move coming just before Apple is expected to release its own iTunes Radio service with iOS 7.

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