Topic: App Store
07/09/2014, 10:07 am
Days after the company agreed to a $32.5 million settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over in-app purchase policies, Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell sent an email to commissioners directing their attention to an article saying the Google Play Store lets children spend their parents' money "like a drunken sailor."
07/09/2014, 07:07 am
Members of the National Federation of the Blind have approved a resolution that will have the advocacy group, which successfully sued Apple over iTunes in 2008, begin a new campaign designed to convince the iPhone maker to consider accessibility when approving apps for sale in the App Store.
Apple's iTunes U update brings new discussion features for students, course creation tools for teachers
07/08/2014, 04:07 pm
As expected, Apple on tuesday released a major update to its iTunes U comprehensive educational software, bringing new discussion options for students and iPad creation tools for teachers.
07/07/2014, 04:07 am
South Korea's Fair Trade Commission on Sunday ordered Apple and Google to make changes to their respective iOS and Android app stores policies in an effort to make post-purchase refunding more consumer-friendly.
07/04/2014, 11:07 am
iOS gamers can turn their Apple TV into a Wii for free during this long weekend with Motion Tennis for Apple TV, or fight tyrants and titans for half off in the Infinity Blade franchise, while parents can keep their children occupied on the cheap with Disney's 85 percent off sale.
07/03/2014, 12:07 pm
Social networking behemoth Facebook on Thursday released a new version of its Facebook Messenger application for iOS that brings with it a new user interface optimized specifically for the larger screens found on Apple's iPads.
07/02/2014, 02:07 pm
With the Independence Day holiday around the corner, iOS gamers now have a few new options for off-day entertainment as 2K Games officially released Civilization Revolution 2 and Namco Bandai updated Pac-Man with new mazes and content.
07/01/2014, 07:07 pm
Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update to its OS X version of iMovie, introducing a bug fix that remedies an issue in which some users would see the app unexpectedly crash or quit without warning.
Apple to update iTunes U on iPad with student class discussions, teacher course creation & management
06/30/2014, 08:06 am
Apple on Monday revealed that it will bring a major new update to its education-focused iTunes U app for iPad starting July 8, offering class discussions for students, and giving teachers the ability to create, edit and manage entire courses.
06/27/2014, 01:06 am
Apple on Thursday unveiled a slight tweak to its iOS App Store by breaking out notable game updates into a new "Best New Updates" section, exposing users to recent refreshes of top-selling titles.
06/26/2014, 05:06 pm
A number of iOS device owners on Thursday are experiencing major issues with Apple's first-party Podcasts app, saying the title is unusable due to constant hangs and crashes.
Fly brings multi-cam video editing to iPhone, Weather Channel revamps iPad app, Monty Python comes to iOS
06/26/2014, 12:06 pm
Two interesting new apps hit the app store Thursday, with Fly showcasing a unique multi-device video capture function and Monty Python bringing The Ministry of Silly Walks to the iPhone, while The Weather Channel redesigned its iPad app with a new iOS 7-style aesthetic.
06/26/2014, 08:06 am
Opera on Thursday released the revamped Opera Mini 8 mobile Web browser with a "flattened" design, updated data savings features and user interface tweaks.
06/24/2014, 04:06 pm
Two weeks after altering the App Store's rules and issuing rejections to apps that reward users for watching videos or sharing app updates on social media, Apple has reportedly relaxed the new restrictions and begun to give app developers more clear guidelines.
06/24/2014, 04:06 pm
CarPlay, Apple's forthcoming vehicle infotainment center standard, will feature support for Major League Baseball's At Bat application for iPhone at launch, along with other radio services like iHeart Radio, Beats, Spotify, and Stitcher.
06/24/2014, 03:06 pm
A trio of popular apps received mid-cycle updates Tuesday, with popular email client Mailbox adding a number of new swipe gestures, Philips's Hue smart light bulb controller was given a streamlined UI, and connected thermostat maker Nest gaining support for the new "Works with Nest" program.
06/24/2014, 01:06 pm
Misfit and Pebble on Tuesday announced a new long-term partnership, beginning with the launch of an official Misfit activity tracking application that runs on the Pebble smart watch.
06/24/2014, 09:06 am
With another sweltering summer in the offing, New York utility ConEd is once again looking to ease the load on its aging power grid by offering customers a free outlet adapter that will turn a standard window-mounted air conditioner into a WiFi-connected unit that can be controlled from an iPhone.
06/23/2014, 03:06 pm
Apple gamers will get a leg up on consolers as 2K Games will bring the next iteration of Sid Meier's long-running Civilization series directly to iOS in July, while developer Subset Games has slashed the price of massively popular space command sim FTL for a limited time.
06/19/2014, 03:06 pm
Massive game publisher Electronic Arts has put nearly its entire iOS library on sale -- including blockbuster titles like Mirror's Edge and Need for Speed -- while Microsoft's Skype issued a maintenance update for its recently revamped VoIP app.