Apple agrees to pay $32.5M in refunds, settling App Store in-app purchase lawsuit with US government
01/15/2014, 11:01 am
Apple and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that the two sides have reached a $32.5 million settlement, bringing to an end a lawsuit over the ease with which children could rack up costly bills through in-app purchases on the iOS App Store.
01/14/2014, 05:01 pm
Two novel new apps hit the iOS App Store this week -- Umoove Experience demonstrates Umoove's new head tracking technology with a simple game and Horizon helps iOS device owners capture video in landscape no matter the device's orientation.
01/13/2014, 12:01 pm
Led by an explosion in use of messaging and social applications, mobile apps for smartphones like Apple's iPhone saw a 115 percent increase in overall usage in 2013, according to new data.
01/12/2014, 05:01 pm
Expanding upon the "Life on iPad" video released at the launch of iPad Air, Apple has created a second spot profiling real use cases of its tablets, ranging from scientific exploration to medicine, music, filmmaking and sports.
01/11/2014, 04:01 pm
The humble padlock has hardly changed for thousands of years, but AppleInsider recently talked to one company who believes they can make a better one -- by using your iPhone as the key.
01/09/2014, 01:01 pm
Social scheduling app Sunrise Calendar has been updated to add native iPad support, while new messaging entry Confide enables Snapchat-like disappearing text messages.
01/08/2014, 12:01 pm
Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday released an update to its iPhone and iPad apps that officially enables new subscription-free streaming features the company promised last month.
01/08/2014, 10:01 am
Using a combination of wearable rings and custom software, IK Multimedia's new iRing system allows iOS apps to recognize and respond to mid-air gestures in much the same way as product like Microsoft's Kinect motion controller.
01/07/2014, 06:01 pm
In tandem with its keynote at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Yahoo announced 'News Digest,' a new iOS app that aggregates, condenses and delivers the day's top news to users twice a day.
01/07/2014, 02:01 pm
Mobile accessory maker Signal entered the quickly-expanding Made for iPhone game controller race Tuesday with the RP One, a "pro style" controller that connects to Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch over Bluetooth.
01/07/2014, 01:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday supplied developers with its third pre-release beta of iOS 7.1, a forthcoming update for its mobile operating system, with the latest build bringing fixes for creating a new iCloud account, as well as playing back audio books.
01/07/2014, 11:01 am
Apple was awarded a patent this week for a concept that could allow users to crowd-source street-level, three-dimensional mapping data by simply taking pictures on their iPhones and sharing them with the world.
01/07/2014, 08:01 am
In the midst of hype for new gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show, Apple on Tuesday issued a press release to announce that sales from the App Store topped $10 billion in 2013, with $1 billion spent by customers in December alone.
01/06/2014, 08:01 pm
A new study from investment bank Piper Jaffray suggests app quality on Apple's iOS and Google's Android mobile operating systems has equalized, pushing the two tech giants toward a race for better built-in services.
01/06/2014, 05:01 pm
Starting Monday, dozens of grocery stores in three major cities across the U.S. saw the rollout of Apple's iBeacon technology, allowing customers to receive location-specific data, such as relevant coupons, while they shop.
01/06/2014, 10:01 am
Apple's AirPlay wireless streaming standard received a boost Monday when chipmaker Broadcom announced a new software development kit that makes it faster and easier for manufacturers to add AirPlay support to audio devices.
01/06/2014, 08:01 am
PC gaming peripheral maker SteelSeries on Monday took the covers off of a new Made for iPhone game controller that connects to iOS devices wirelessly over Bluetooth, the first of its kind.
01/06/2014, 03:01 am
For its final freebie of this year's "12 Days of Gift" promotion, Apple gave users a mini album of three songs from The Rolling Stones' concert film "Sweet Summer Sun -- Hyde Park Live," which was recorded in 2013.
01/03/2014, 10:01 pm
For the third year in a row, the Super Bowl will be live-streamed online to American football fans in the U.S., as Fox Sports plans to make the game available free through its website and for pay-TV subscribers via its iOS app.
01/02/2014, 07:01 pm
Popular document scanning app Scanner Pro is now available for free after being named Apple's iOS App of the Week, while CBS announces it will live-stream its coverage of this year's NFL playoffs for the first time ever.