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Topic: App Store

Google testing multi-account access for Gmail in iOS

10/17/2017, 04:10 pm

Google is testing out a new Gmail feature that allows users to access third-party email accounts from its iOS app, putting the title in direct competition with other multi-account email titles including Apple's own Mail.

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Revamped 'Movies Anywhere' service adds four studios, makes cross-platform viewing easy

10/12/2017, 01:10 am

Disney on Wednesday launched Movies Anywhere, an all-in-one movie viewing service that lets users watch purchased content from five major Hollywood studios on a variety of platforms, from iTunes to Google Play.

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Yelp integrates Apple Pay support in iOS app update

10/11/2017, 06:10 pm

Popular crowd-sourced business review service Yelp added Apple Pay payments to its iOS title in an update on Wednesday, promising iPhone and iPad users a faster checkout process for orders placed from the app.

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Supreme Court asks Trump administration for thoughts on App Store pricing lawsuit

10/10/2017, 12:10 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Trump administration for opinions on whether it should hear Apple's attempt to dismiss a years-long class-action lawsuit, which claims the company has inflated App Store prices by charging developers a 30 percent commission and blocking sales elsewhere.

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Unsupported iTunes 12.6.3 enterprise version allows for app management, installation

10/09/2017, 08:10 am

About two weeks after Apple released iTunes 12.7, it made a "legacy" version of iTunes available for enterprise customers that retained app management and installation -- but it is an unsupported configuration.

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Watch: The best tvOS games for Apple TV 4K

10/07/2017, 01:10 pm

Equipped with Apple's A10X Fusion chip, the new Apple TV 4K packs some serious processing power, transforming the set-top streaming box into a decent gaming platform. We sifted through the tvOS App Store to find the best free games that show off the new device's capabilities.

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App Store, Apple Music, iTunes & other services hit by ongoing network issues [u]

10/06/2017, 09:10 am

A host of public- and developer-facing Apple online services -- including flagships like the App Store, the iTunes Store, Apple Music, and the Mac App Store -- were encountering unspecified difficulties, according to the company's system status trackers.

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Apple pulls Catalogs category from App Store, Dice & Educational subcategories under Games

10/04/2017, 02:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday informed developers that it's removing three sections from the iOS App Store, including the Catalog category, and two Games subcategories, Dice and Educational.

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Samsung still waiting on App Store approval to make Gear Fit2 Pro iPhone-compatible

09/29/2017, 06:09 pm

Although the Gear Fit2 Pro went on sale Sept. 15, Samsung is still waiting for Apple to publish a companion iOS app before the fitness tracker can gain promised iPhone compatibility.

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thatgamecompany's 'Flower' blooms on iPhone, iPad for $4.99 ahead of next title, 'Sky'

09/28/2017, 03:09 pm

Popular and former PlayStation-exclusive game "Flower" has made the leap to Apple's iOS, debuting on the App Store Thursday for $4.99, before developer thatgamecompany launches its next title, "Sky," exclusively on iOS and tvOS this fall.

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New levels, character coming to 'Super Mario Run' with 50% discount

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

Nintendo is preparing to release a major update to 'Super Mario Run' on September 29, with the Friday upgrade introducing new content to the iOS platform game, including a new game mode and playable character, with a discount implementing at the time of the update's release cutting the price of unlocking the full game in half.

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Apple highlights revamped iOS 11 App Store in new ads

09/20/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple debuted a redesigned App Store with the launch of iOS 11 on Tuesday, bringing with it a revamped card-based user interface with bold graphics, a new set of spotlight categories, an emphasis on content curation and more.

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Ikea's augmented reality app now available for download

09/19/2017, 09:09 pm

First teased at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of Apple's ARKit debut, Ikea's augmented reality shopping app, Ikea Place, saw release on Tuesday shortly after iOS 11 was pushed out to end users.

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Procreate 4 delivers drag and drop, Files app support, other iOS 11 enhancements

09/19/2017, 07:09 pm

One of the App Store's best third-party illustration apps, Procreate, received a massive update on Tuesday with an all-new imaging engine and iOS 11-specific features like drag and drop, Files app support and more.

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Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote with iOS 11 features

09/19/2017, 05:09 pm

Following Tuesday's release of iOS 11, Apple has updated its iWork suite of productivity apps to better take advantage of the new operating system's features, with iPad-centric support for drag and drop, multitasking and more.

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Apple's new App Store rules say devs must provide alternative to Face ID for kids under 13

09/15/2017, 01:09 pm

Updated App Store Review Guidelines published this week include a variety of changes, most notably dictating that apps wanting to make use of Face ID on the iPhone X must offer an "alternate authentication method" for children under 13.

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Apple's Clips to add new 'Selfie Scenes' mode powered by iPhone X TrueDepth camera in November

09/12/2017, 05:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday quietly announced a forthcoming update to its Clips app that will add support for the new TrueDepth depth-sensing camera set to debut with iPhone X this November.

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Apple updates WWDC app for iOS, Apple TV with support for Handoff

09/08/2017, 04:09 pm

Three months after the Worldwide Developers Conference concluded, Apple is still updating the official WWDC app, making it easier for developers to access videos and content to help create apps for upcoming platforms like iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra.

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Spat between Apple & India over 'Do Not Disturb' app could lead to new data rules

09/06/2017, 12:09 pm

The impasse between Apple and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India over the country's "Do Not Disturb" app could be swung by future rules that would force Apple to allow it, a report suggested on Wednesday.

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PSA: Zello app for iPhone is not an actual walkie-talkie, still needs internet connectivity to work

09/06/2017, 10:09 am

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and with Irma approaching, word is spreading about "push to talk" iPhone app Zello. However, downloaders should be aware that the app requires not only a solid internet connection, but connectivity to Zello's servers to function.

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