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Apple pledges to fix longstanding iMessage bug in upcoming iOS update

05/22/2014, 08:07:37 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While a bug preventing users from exiting the iMessage ecosystem has prevailed since iOS 5, Apple this week formally acknowledged the issue, and has said that a fix is in the works.

Bounden delays iOS to Android port after finding many Google phones' gyroscopes don't work

05/21/2014, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Game Oven, the developer of Bounden, a novel dancing app making use of iPhone's gyroscope, has delayed its planned Android port after finding that even top tier devices using Google's platform have defective, inconsistent and in some cases completely faked gyroscope hardware.

Samsung says it 'leads by following,' admits few businesses are actually using Knox

05/19/2014, 04:15:22 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Speaking to analysts and investors, a senior vice president of Samsung stated "we, as a market leader, are following the market trend" in adding biosensors to mobile devices, while sidestepping the company's delay in 64-bits and the moribund 2 percent adoption of Knox by enterprise users.

Google buys developer of featured iPhone app 'Word Lens'

05/16/2014, 03:04:01 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Shortly after the iOS translation app "Word Lens" was featured in a prominent iPhone commercial from Apple, the developer behind the app has been snapped up by rival Google.

Apple's App Store may soon support promo codes for in-app purchases

05/15/2014, 05:05:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As part of the batch of updates on Thursday it was revealed that Apple may soon offer developers the ability to send out promotional codes for in-app purchases, a change from previous App Store policy.

Foursquare's new iOS app Swarm makes it easier to meet & make plans with nearby friends

05/15/2014, 11:56:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As part of its massive reinvention, Foursquare on Thursday launched a new application called Swarm, allowing users to find nearby friends, share their current location, and collaborate to make plans, while a revamp of the company's flagship software is still forthcoming.

China's Xiaomi unveils copycat 'Mi Pad' in bid to take on Apple's iPad

05/15/2014, 08:47:27 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's dominance in the tablet market with the iPad will be challenged by a new competitor in Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone maker that plans to take on the iPad with a nearly identical look and a product name that simply adds one letter and a space to Apple's trademarked name.

Sequel to 'Flappy Bird' coming in August with less addiction, more multiplayer

05/14/2014, 05:40:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Unexpected iOS hit "Flappy Bird," which caused a stir after its developer yanked the title from the App Store while it sat atop the most downloaded charts, is poised to make a return this summer complete with multiplayer and "less addictive" qualities.

iHealth: Meet the new wearable 'dream team' Apple hired from fashion, fitness & medicine

05/14/2014, 08:51:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

As Apple gears up for a new battle in the hotly-contested wearables market, AppleInsider offers a look at the platoon of fashion, fitness, and medical experts that have come to work in recent months for Cupertino's largest taxpayer.

LG's iOS-compatible Heart Rate Earphones, Lifeband Touch activity tracker launch Sunday

05/13/2014, 10:38:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

This Sunday, customers in the U.S. will be able to get their hands -- or, more specifically, wrists and ears -- on LG's latest wearable fitness and health monitors, as the new Lifeband Touch activity tracker and Heart Rate Earphones are set to go on sale May 18.

Rumor: Apple to bring split-screen multitasking to iPad with iOS 8

05/13/2014, 09:49:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's next-generation mobile operating system may give iPad users the ability to run -- and view -- two applications at the same time, thanks to new multi-app split screen support, according to a new rumor.

United Airlines updates iOS app to support exclusive, free in-flight video content

05/07/2014, 06:07:48 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In an update to its iOS app on Wednesday, United Airlines added an anticipated in-flight entertainment service that harnesses onboard Wi-Fi to stream movies and TV shows to users for free.

Longtime Apple PR chief Katie Cotton to retire

05/07/2014, 12:42:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

After an 18-year tenure at Apple, Katie Cotton, the company's vice president of worldwide corporate communications, will be leaving the Mac maker, it was announced on Wednesday.

Nintendo loses another half-billion dollars as console sales slide

05/07/2014, 09:36:03 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Legendary game maker Nintendo reported the results of its last fiscal year on Wednesday, revealing losses of 46.4 billion yen, or $457 million, for the 12-month period ending in March.

Pharmacy chain Duane Reade to trial Apple's iBeacons in several NYC locations

05/07/2014, 09:01:54 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Consumers in the Big Apple will soon find their pharmacy visits more convenient as popular chain Duane Reade announced plans to bring iBeacon-powered microlocation functionality -- such as coupons or product reviews -- to 10 Manhattan outlets in a new pilot program.

Before Apple's iPhone was too small, it was too "monstrously" big

05/06/2014, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is widely expected to introduce new, larger iPhone 6 models this year, after ignoring the "phablet" market for years. Somewhat ironically, it was Apple that initiated and perpetuated the trend toward larger smartphones phones while its competitors, including Samsung, worked to popularize small devices in order to "exploit" consumer preferences for phones that weren't as "monstrously large" as the iPhone, as revealed in confidential documents from the patent infringement trial.

Apple planning App Store-like health platform for connected medical devices - report

05/05/2014, 10:05:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's decision to enter the "quantified self" race reportedly will not end with a so-called "iWatch," as the company is thought to be considering the creation of a centralized tracking platform for health and fitness devices similar to the iOS App Store.

Hulu to offer free ad-supported viewing on iPhone, iPad this summer

04/30/2014, 03:53:25 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Popular video streaming service Hulu, which currently requires users to subscribe to its "Plus" service to view content on their iPhone or iPad, will begin offering free viewing of select ad-supported programming on mobile devices this summer.

Microsoft Office for iPad updated with support for Apple's AirPrint

04/29/2014, 12:33:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Microsoft's Office for iPad now ties even more tightly into Apple's ecosystem, as the touch-friendly productivity suite has been updated with support for the wireless AirPrint standard, along with a few other new features and assorted bug fixes for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

New York City bars to use Apple's iBeacons for app-driven 'pub crawl' promotion

04/28/2014, 11:18:18 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Companies continue to find new and interesting ways of implementing Apple's iBeacon technology, with one New York City event planning to direct participants on a Lower Manhattan "pub crawl" via location-based notifications sent to their iPhones.

Code discovered in iOS 7.1 offers further evidence Touch ID is coming to Apple's next iPads

04/25/2014, 12:06:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This year's anticipated iPad refresh is rumored to expand implementation of Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor beyond the iPhone, bringing it to the next iPad Air and iPad mini. Now, newly discovered code in the iOS mobile operating system offers further evidence in support of those claims.

Facebook buys 'Moves' fitness tracking app for Apple's iPhone

04/24/2014, 11:34:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Yet another Silicon Valley power entered the "quantified self" race on Thursday when Facebook acquired the developers behind Moves, an iPhone app that allows users to create an "activity diary" by automatically recording walking, cycling, and running.

RunKeeper for iOS adds 'Goal Coach' for personalized guidance and motivation

04/24/2014, 11:00:25 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Popular iPhone fitness application RunKeeper saw a significant update on Thursday with the addition of "Goal Coach," a new free feature that allows users to set achievable but challenging goals as they train.

iPad luring in new users: over 2/3 of Apple's iPad buyers were new to iPad

04/23/2014, 09:17:03 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Over two thirds of people registering an iPad in the last six months were new to iPad, while over half of those registering iPhone were new to iPhone, Tim Cook revealed, highlighting the attraction and loyalty effects Apple is observing in its products.

IMDb for iOS adds TV & Amazon Prime listings, Nike+ Move gets internationalized

04/23/2014, 03:25:27 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Two noteworthy new updates hit the App Store on Wednesday as television and movie database IMDb added TV listings and the ability to check titles' Amazon Prime ability, while Nike's Nike+ Move gained a number of localizations and stability improvements.