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Topic: App Store

Dropbox gains ability to rename files & folders, enhanced Office integration

12/01/2014, 03:12 pm

The official Dropbox application for Apple's iOS received a significant update on Monday with key new features, including the ability to rename files and folders on the go, and also to launch Office files in their respective Microsoft apps.

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Microsoft acquires iOS email app Acompli, plans to integrate with Outlook

12/01/2014, 12:12 pm

Microsoft's presence on Apple's iOS continues to grow with the acquisition of Acompli, a popular mobile email client that first debuted earlier this year on the iPhone.

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Apple Store logos tinted red worldwide in support of World AIDS Day

12/01/2014, 01:12 am

Apple brick-and-mortar retail outlets around the world on Monday changed their iconic Apple logos red in recognition of World AIDS Day, which in 2014 is commemorating its 26th year of supporting those affected by the disease.

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Review: Moga Rebel iOS gaming controller for Apple's iPhone & iPad

11/30/2014, 09:11 am

Moga's new full-size Rebel Bluetooth gaming controller is the best iOS-compatible controller we've tested yet, successfully helping to bridge the gap between powerful home game consoles and mobile devices like both the iPhone and iPad.

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Roundup: Holiday app deals bring deep discounts on Infinity Blade Trilogy, Fantastical, more

11/29/2014, 07:11 am

As brick-and-mortar shops welcome an onslaught of holiday shoppers looking for the year's best savings, purveyors of digital goods are also offering deep discounts and promotions for their wares.

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Dropbox for iOS integrates Microsoft Office document editing

11/25/2014, 06:11 pm

As promised earlier in November, Dropbox on Tuesday activated a new iOS app feature that lets users open and edit Microsoft Office documents through their respective apps, with automatic syncing and saving.

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Apple's iOS App Store reaches record 7.8M daily downloads

11/24/2014, 11:11 am

Propelled by the launches of new iPhones and iPads, Apple's iOS App Store saw daily downloads surge in the month of October, reaching a record 7.8 million downloads per day.

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Apple's World AIDS Day campaign brings exclusive app content for charity, retail sales donations

11/23/2014, 10:11 pm

Apple on Sunday announced its 2014 World AIDS Day campaign that will see the company donate a portion of its holiday retail sales, as well as proceeds from a special section of the App Store called "Apps for (RED)," to the (RED) foundation's Global Fund to fight AIDS.

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Apple updates GarageBand for iOS with exclusive RED Loop Pack, available for limited time

11/23/2014, 05:11 pm

Apple on Sunday released an update to its GarageBand music authoring app that activates an option to purchase the (GarageBand)RED Loop Pack, an exclusive collections of hundreds of new instrument loops, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Roundup: The best games showcasing Apple's Metal API for iOS 8

11/20/2014, 11:11 am

The launch of iOS 8 introduced new developer tools dubbed "Metal," allowing for more advanced graphics on both the iPhone and iPad. Here are the best games out now showcasing the power of Metal.

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App Store download buttons change from 'Free' to 'Get' as in-app purchases dominate revenue

11/19/2014, 02:11 pm

With many "free" applications carrying hidden costs in the form of in-app purchases, Apple has stopped labeling free-to-download iOS apps as "Free" on the App Store, instead requiring users to tap a button that reads "Get" in order to install the software.

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Sync Solver bridges the gap between Apple's Health app and Fitbit devices

11/19/2014, 09:11 am

Users tied into the Fitbit ecosystem and frustrated by its lack of compatibility with Apple's Health app in iOS 8 can turn to a new app called Sync Solver, which automatically exports Fitbit data like steps, weight and sleep into the Health app.

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Snapchat partners with Square to debut Snapcash money transfers

11/17/2014, 04:11 pm

In a surprise announcement on Monday, ephemeral photo and video messaging service Snapchat unveiled Snapcash, a person-to-person payments platform powered by Square.

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Apple now accepting China UnionPay as payment option for Chinese App Store users

11/16/2014, 08:11 pm

As of Sunday, Apple's Chinese App Store -- now the second largest in the world -- accepts payments from China UnionPay, the country's only bank card organization and issuers of the most popular cards in China.

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VSCO Cam for IOS update brings iPad support, access to 'Journal' publishing platform

11/13/2014, 06:11 pm

Popular iOS photography app VSCO Cam received an extensive update on Thursday, bringing a newly built native iPad version, access to "Journal" publishing, filter comparisons and cloud syncing across devices.

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Gift card marketplace Raise launches Passbook-like iOS app

11/13/2014, 02:11 pm

Raise.com, a website that allows consumers to buy and sell gift cards, has introduced a new Passbook-like app for Apple's iOS, allowing shoppers to access on-the-spot savings at over 750 stores.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue will stream live & on-demand TV to Apple's iPad without cable subscription

11/13/2014, 01:11 pm

The newly unveiled PlayStation Vue TV streaming service from Sony is set to launch this month on the company's home game consoles, but shortly thereafter will make its way to a competing platform: Apple's iPad.

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SanDisk launches portable storage drive with built-in Lightning connector

11/13/2014, 12:11 pm

SanDisk on Thursday announced the new iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB flash drive designed specifically for Apple's iPhone and iPad, featuring a dedicated Lightning connector for transferring files on the go.

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Netflix for iOS update brings support for iOS 8, 1080p playback on iPhone 6 Plus

11/11/2014, 04:11 pm

Netflix on Tuesday issued an update for its iOS app, bringing full compatibility with Apple's latest iOS 8 operating system and 1080p playback for the new iPhone 6 Plus.

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Roundup: Some of the best iOS 8 app extensions for iPhone & iPad

11/07/2014, 11:11 am

iOS 8 offers powerful new tools to developers such as extensions, which allow third-party iPhone and iPad apps to be more flexible and interconnected than ever before. AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best iOS 8 extensions available to download on the App Store right now.

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