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Topic: iOS

Apple's App Store hits 1M options, iTunes Radio users play 1B songs

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

The iOS App Store now has more than a million applications available, Apple announced on Tuesday. And the recently launched iTunes Radio has already hit more than 20 million users.

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Apple removes HMV rival music store from iOS App Store

10/22/2013, 08:10 am

Apple has pulled British music retailer HMV's app from the iOS App Store because of functionality that allowed users to buy songs for download.

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Apple's iOS 7 sounds crafted by Owl City creator Adam Young

10/21/2013, 07:10 pm

An update to his webpage, founder of electronic music project Owl City, Adam Young, reveals he created sounds for Apple's latest iOS 7, which debuted with a host of new tones.

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BlackBerry begins rolling out BBM for Apple's iPhone

10/21/2013, 03:10 pm

Beleaguered device maker BlackBerry on Monday announced that its popular messaging platform --BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM --is now officially available for iOS and Android, five months after it was first revealed.

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New iPad publishing system Prss sets out 'to make print feel stupid'

10/20/2013, 02:10 pm

As Apple's iPad takes printed publications to the woodshed, startup publishing platform Prss wants to enable a new generation of digital publications that "enrich content and inspire other people's lives, just by doing that."

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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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USA Today prints contemptuous trashing of Apple's latest iOS 7 release

10/18/2013, 07:10 pm

A major U.S. newspaper has compiled a scathing dismissal of iOS 7 as Apple's "most troubled," although it provided no actual metrics of the issues or a comparison of the release's reported problems to those seen in previous versions.

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California man sues Apple CEO Tim Cook over automatic iOS 7 update

10/18/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's over-the-air iOS update mechanism, a feature designed to make it easier for iOS device owners to keep their phone or tablet up to date with the latest revision of Apple's mobile operating system, has bothered one California man so much, he's decided to take Apple CEO Tim Cook to small claims court.

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iOS 7 seeing slower uptake than Apple's iOS 6 - report

10/18/2013, 12:10 pm

Apple's redesigned iOS 7 did not experience the same rapid ramp-up in adoption during its first week of availability as its predecessor, iOS 6, new data indicates.

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Good: Apple leads business adoption with 72% mobile devices, 90% of tablets, 95% of apps

10/17/2013, 04:10 pm

In its latest report of secure business mobility customers in the enterprise, Good Technology detailed rapid growth occurring in both device activations and custom app development, noting that Apple's iOS is overwhelming dominating both.

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Microsoft launches official Remote Desktop app for Apple's iOS

10/17/2013, 01:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday released an official Remote Desktop application for iPhone and iPad, giving Windows users the ability to access their Windows machine on the go.

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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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Anki Drive to bring video games into the real world next week for $199

10/16/2013, 10:10 pm

Artificial intelligence and robotics firm Anki is poised to debut its iOS-powered remote control Anki Drive car set on Oct. 23, and will be selling the toys exclusively at Apple Stores for a starting price of $199.

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Facebook advertisers see 1,790% higher returns on iOS than Android

10/16/2013, 07:10 pm

Advertisements on iOS devices produced returns more than an order of magnitude higher than those on their Android counterparts, according to a new study by major social marketing company Nanigans.

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Apple to raise app prices in Japan due to volatile exchange rate

10/16/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday notified developers that price increases will hit the Japanese iOS App Store tomorrow, with the changes meant to offset variations in the dollar-to-Yen exchange rate.

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Ahead of hardware refresh, Oyster brings subscription e-book service to iPad

10/16/2013, 12:10 pm

Subscription e-book service Oyster has released an an updated version of its popular reading and lending application with a new design and iPad support, less than a week before Apple's expected iPad hardware refresh.

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Rovio's Angry Birds Go! racing game to hit iPhones, iPads on December 11

10/15/2013, 03:10 pm

Rovio announced on Tuesday that it will be making yet another addition to its wildly popular line of Angry Birds themed games, this time adding a cart racing game set to launch on iPhones, iPads, and other devices in mid-December.

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Google Maps for iOS update speeds access to navigation, adds new languages

10/15/2013, 02:10 pm

Google on Tuesday pushed an update to their iOS maps application that tweaks the user interface when selecting a route for navigation, adds support for additional languages, and provides a new "Tips and Tricks" help section.

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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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Apple's iPhone, iPad combine for 14% share in Samsung's home of South Korea

10/14/2013, 02:10 pm

Samsung has a decided home-field advantage in South Korea, but a new study looking at market share in that country shows that Apple's iOS accounts for roughly one out of every seven mobile devices even in its rival's backyard.

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