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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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Google Chrome for iOS gets 3D Touch, Hangouts gains notification replies via Apple Watch

12/01/2015, 01:12 pm

Google has updated two of its key iOS apps, bringing 3D Touch support to Chrome, and direct quick replies to Hangouts notifications -- including on the Apple Watch.

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Vine launches on Apple Watch, adds new content discovery features for iPhone

11/24/2015, 07:11 pm

Vine on Tuesday released a long-awaited extension of their popular app for Apple Watch, and added a new feature to its iOS app designed to make it easier to surface new content quickly.

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Amazon Video, Microsoft OneDrive & Google Drive for iOS update with 3D Touch [u]

11/24/2015, 03:11 pm

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft on Tuesday updated key iOS apps with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, simultaneously adding a number of other features. [Updated with Google Drive info]

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German media conglomerate Axel Springer goes to court against iOS ad blocker

11/23/2015, 05:11 pm

Germany's Axel Springer -- which owns newspapers like Bild and Die Welt -- is pursuing legal action against the developers of Blockr, an ad blocker for iOS 9, reports said on Monday.

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Skype iOS apps update with in-chat data detection, better multitasking

11/23/2015, 01:11 pm

Microsoft on Monday released updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, adding shortcuts for detected data, as well as making it easier to get back to a call in progress.

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Dropbox & Adobe Acrobat Reader for iOS updated with tighter integration for PDF editing

11/23/2015, 11:11 am

Collaboration between Dropbox and Adobe has resulted in updates for both the official Dropbox and Acrobat Reader apps, making it easier for users to access and edit their PDFs in the cloud.

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Leaked screenshots show glimpse of Apple troubleshooting app for iOS

11/20/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple is working on an iOS app intended to funnel people through the support process faster, as well as address a lot of questions without phone calls or looking it up on the company's website, it was revealed on Friday.

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Microsoft revamps Bing iPhone app with new interface, offline caching & more

11/18/2015, 01:11 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday released a redesigned Bing iPhone app, with things like a streamlined homepage, app hooks, and even limited offline support.

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Apple nixes iOS version of popular brightness management tool f.lux

11/16/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple has shut down the iOS version of f.lux, reportedly arguing that the brightness management app violated terms of the Developer Program agreement.

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Waze, WhatsApp & Fantastical 2 join iPhone apps updated with 3D Touch

11/16/2015, 04:11 pm

A number of popular iOS apps on Monday added support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, including the GPS app Waze, WhatsApp Messenger, and calendar app Fantastical 2.

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Apple updates App Store search engine algorithms, results go beyond metadata

11/13/2015, 06:11 pm

According to a report on Friday, iOS app developers have noticed a change in the App Store's search algorithms that appears to return more relevant results for direct app searches by going deeper than title and assigned keyword metadata.

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Apple features 'amazing' apps and games for iPad Pro in iOS App Store

11/13/2015, 12:11 am

One day after launching its extra large iPad Pro, Apple is throwing a spotlight on apps that take advantage of the tablet's massive 12.9-inch Retina display, titles compatible with Apple Pencil, "desktop-class" software, games and more.

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Hands-on: Inboard M1 skateboard is fast, fun & compatible with iPhone & Apple Watch

11/12/2015, 01:11 pm

With a unique design that places its motors inside the rear wheels, plus connectivity with the iPhone and Apple Watch, the forthcoming Inboard M1 electric skateboard promises to be a ride unlike any other. AppleInsider has tested the company's latest prototype ahead of an early 2016 launch.

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