12/13/2013, 03:12 pm
For the second time in three months, Apple has come under fire for its decision to remove an app designed to circumvent internet censorship in the People's Republic of China.
12/13/2013, 01:12 pm
Apple on Friday provided developers with the second beta of iOS 7.1, its forthcoming maintenance and security update for iPhone and iPad, with the pre-release software featuring fixes for issues related to iTunes Match, and also making it easier for users to access Touch ID settings on their iPhone 5s.
12/12/2013, 10:12 pm
Apple on Thursday sent an email to developers announcing availability of games on the Costa Rican and Qatari app stores, bringing the category to the region for the first time ever.
12/12/2013, 09:12 pm
Web page saving, syncing and reading app Instapaper is free for limited time after being named "App of the Week," while popular note creation and syncing app Evernote gets updated with business card scanning, presentation mode and UI tweaks.
12/12/2013, 06:12 pm
Apple on Thursday released an update to its Remote iOS app, adding functionality to control the recently released iTunes Radio when playing on a Mac or PC.
12/12/2013, 01:12 pm
Social networking heavyweight Instagram on Thursday added a new direct messaging feature designed to counter the popularity of upstart competitor Snapchat, while gesture-based keyboard Fleksy can now be integrated into third-party apps thanks to a new SDK.
12/11/2013, 04:12 pm
Creative social networking site Pinterest unveiled a redesigned version of their iPad app Wednesday, while Valve Software gave Steam Mobile a new look-and-feel and Rockstar Games' iOS port of GTA: San Andreas hit the App Store.
12/11/2013, 01:12 pm
Streaming music service Spotify announced on Wednesday that iPhone and iPad users can now access its content without having to pay for a subscription, though there are restrictions on how music can be played from a mobile device.
12/11/2013, 10:12 am
The newest entry in the popular Angry Birds franchise, a Mario Kart-like downhill racer set in a new three-dimensional world, is now available for download on the App Store.
12/10/2013, 05:12 pm
Ubiquitous microblogging platform Twitter on Tuesday released a new version of its mobile app, bringing support for photos in direct messages, a revamped user interface and enhanced notifications.
12/10/2013, 12:12 pm
Apple has improved its voice-driven personal assistant, Siri, with the iOS 7 update for iPhone and iPad, though Siri's chief competition, Google Now, has improved enough to be on par, new tests have concluded.
12/09/2013, 10:12 pm
As it has done for a few years now, Apple on Monday released its annual holiday season giveaway app in the iOS App Store, but this year U.S. customers are being included in the promotion as well.
12/09/2013, 09:12 pm
Payments company Square on Monday unveiled a new, slimmer credit card reader designed by a team lead by former Apple engineer and current Square VP of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker.
12/09/2013, 04:12 pm
Popular Internet radio service Pandora has updated their iOS app with a new iOS 7-style design and an alarm clock feature, while Amazon's Cloud Drive Photos app has gone universal with support for Apple's iPad and iPad mini.
12/06/2013, 10:12 pm
According to a report from mobile analytics firm Flurry, mobile device users logged 1.3 billion app sessions over Thanksgiving weekend, a 68 percent increase from last year, with photo, video and music apps accounting for half of all usage.
12/05/2013, 06:12 pm
In a change to its developer website on Thursday, Apple notes the latest version of its iOS mobile operating system has hit a 74 percent adoption rate as of Dec. 1, a huge share compared to the 22 percent seen by iOS 6.
12/05/2013, 05:12 am
Apple's acquisition of tweet analytics firm Topsy is suggested to have all kinds of potential applications for the company, but in particular indicates both its closer embrace of social networking and its need for tools to glean meaningful value from the increasing mountains of data available to it.
12/04/2013, 04:12 pm
Apple on Wednesday announced its "Holiday Cheer" Christmas playlist in the Apple Store app, inviting users to download eight holiday classics for free from the iTunes Store.
12/04/2013, 03:12 pm
Google on Wednesday updated its official "Wallet" application for Apple's iOS, giving users the ability to add a credit card to the service by simply taking a picture of their card.
12/04/2013, 01:12 pm
Oracle's Java infringement case against Google's Android is reportedly nearing a reversal of last year's original finding that defended Android. Meanwhile, Google is focusing new attention on Chrome web apps rather than a continuation of Android's original "embrace and extend" Java strategy.