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Topic: App Store

Apple confirmed to take 30% cut of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased in Office for iPad apps

03/27/2014, 06:03 pm

It was confirmed on Thursday that Apple will garner its stipulated 30 percent share of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased from the new Office for iPad app, which launched at a special event earlier today.

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First look: Hands on with Office for iPad from Microsoft's event in San Francisco

03/27/2014, 03:03 pm

The long-awaited debut of Microsoft Office for iPad finally took place on Thursday with an event in San Francisco featuring the company's new chief executive Satya Nadella. AppleInsider was there live to test out Office on the iPad, and also see Microsoft's new leader in action.

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Microsoft Office for iPad arrives: Word, Excel & PowerPoint now available to download

03/27/2014, 02:03 pm

Just moments after Microsoft Office for iPad was announced, the trio of applications that make up the industry leading productivity suite hit the App Store and can now be downloaded.

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Microsoft Office for iPad launches today, requires Office 365 subscription for editing

03/27/2014, 01:03 pm

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited version of its Office suite for iPad, bringing productivity applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Apple's tablet lineup, requiring users to subscribe to its Office 365 service for editing documents.

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Twitter adds photo tagging feature, bumps attached photo limit to four per tweet

03/26/2014, 05:03 pm

Twitter on Wednesday announced two new additions to its ubiquitous microblogging platform, including a photo tagging feature and a loosening of the per-tweet picture cap.

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iPhone games hit the big-time & find new success with their own TV commercials

03/26/2014, 12:03 pm

With mobile games now an established part of the mainstream, publishers have begun promoting their titles with high-profile television commercials, resulting in measurable gains among the number of active iPhone players.

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New $8-per-month 'NYT Now' subscription will debut first on Apple's iPhone

03/26/2014, 10:03 am

The New York Times announced on Wednesday that it will expand its digital subscription offerings in the coming months, starting with a "core" package dubbed "NYT Now" targeted at light readers, and it will debut exclusively on Apple's iPhone on April 2.

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Apple updates iTunes Movie Trailers app with notifications, Rotten Tomatoes reviews

03/26/2014, 01:03 am

Apple on Tuesday brought a few useful additions to its iTunes Movie Trailers app, including a new notification system for shows to be released in theaters or the iTunes Store and in-app critic reviews from Rotten Tomatoes.

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Apple testing 'Related' App Store search results to boost app discovery

03/25/2014, 01:03 am

According to reports late Monday, Apple may be planning on rolling out a new app discovery feature for the iOS App Store as users have spotted a new option that suggests terms related to a given search.

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Google Photowall turns your TV into a crowdsourced pinboard, Loopy HD goes half-off

03/24/2014, 12:03 pm

Two interesting developments hit the App Store over the weekend, as Google's new Photowall app lets iPhone owners beam photos from their handset to their TV using the company's Chromecast streaming stick, while Loopy HD is now 50% off after being featured on The Tonight Show.

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iTunes and app sales projected to grow to 20% of Apple profit by 2020

03/24/2014, 10:03 am

iTunes content and the App Store are projected to be key drivers of growth for Apple moving forward, with one new forecast calling for content and apps alone to account for 20 percent of profits by 2020.

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Twitter to pull #music app from App Store, shut down services in April [u]

03/21/2014, 07:03 pm

After a year-long run, Twitter #music will be pulled from the iOS App Store on Friday, while the corresponding service will shut down in mid April.

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Inside the iPad rig Jimmy Fallon used to duet with Billy Joel on 'The Tonight Show'

03/21/2014, 01:03 pm

Apple's iPad was the centerpiece of a live performance this week featuring the legendary Billy Joel and "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon, and AppleInsider has learned exactly what hardware and software producers utilized to make the memorable duet happen.

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Apple highlights indie games with new iOS App Store section

03/21/2014, 01:03 am

In a change to the iOS App Store late Thursday, Apple debuted the new "Indie Game Showcase," a special section that will regularly highlight one independent developer and their favorite titles.

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Medium launches on iOS as read-only app focused on content curation

03/20/2014, 09:03 pm

Blogging platform Medium on Thursday launched its first iOS app, a read-only content aggregator that allows users of the online service to quickly browse followed collections, view recommendations and find new stories of interest.

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Starbucks updates app with iOS 7 theme, virtual tip jar and 'shake-to-pay'

03/20/2014, 05:03 pm

Starbucks, one of the first companies to include support for rechargeable payment cards in Passbook, updated its app on Thursday, adding a new "flat" iOS 7 aesthetic, "shake-to-pay" and digital tipping.

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Burger King to take e-wallet purchasing nationwide with new mobile app

03/19/2014, 08:03 pm

Fast food giant Burger King will roll out a mobile app in April that will let users pay for food at more than 7,000 locations in the U.S., expanding on the company's BK Crown Card program already available on Apple's iOS.

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Apple IDs targeted in phishing scam through hacked Electronic Arts servers

03/19/2014, 01:03 pm

The servers of video game publisher Electronic Arts have apparently been compromised, with a new phishing page set up with the intend of stealing Apple ID usernames, passwords, and credit card information.

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Google Play Games cross-platform multiplayer comes to iOS, stepping up competition with Apple's Game Center

03/17/2014, 01:03 pm

Multiplayer support in Google Play Games has gone multi-platform, with a new software development kit that allows gamers to compete with one another while playing titles on Apple's iOS, as well as Android and the Web.

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Apple updates Apple Store apps with notification tweaks for iPhone, gift card buying for iPad

03/14/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple on Friday rolled out an update to its Apple Store iOS app, which are separate downloads for iPhone and iPad, bringing enhanced in-store notifications to the former and gift card purchases to the latter.

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