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Topic: App Store

Latest version of Geekbench adds new tests, scoring, iOS interface

08/16/2013, 10:08 am

Primate Labs this week rolled out the latest version of its Geekbench system benchmarking software, adding a number of new tests, scoring systems, and more.

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WatchESPN on iPad gets dual-stream viewing, Digg app gets 'Unread' mode

08/15/2013, 08:08 pm

The WatchESPN app for iOS received an update on Thursday that adds a new way to watch in-app content, while Digg's RSS reader for iOS added features like a new "Unread" mode.

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Antitrust suit alleging App Store monopoly tossed due to procedural blunder

08/15/2013, 06:08 pm

A lawsuit claiming Apple has a monopoly over apps sold through the iTunes App Store was thrown out on Thursday, with plaintiffs found to lack grounds for complaint as they had never purchased the apps in question.

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Long awaited 'Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time' for iOS now available

08/15/2013, 01:08 am

PopCap Games on Thursday released "Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time" for iOS, the follow up to the publisher's addicting bestseller first released for the Windows and OS X desktop operating systems in 2009.

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Audi debuts augmented reality iOS app, Yelp gets in-app reviews, Vevo now supports AirPlay

08/13/2013, 06:08 pm

Car maker Audi has rolled out a new app for those that own both an Audi A3 and an iPhone or iPad, and Yelp has released a new version of its app that allows users to publish reviews within the app. Meanwhile, Vevo has released another update to its iOS app, adding full AirPlay support.

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Skype for iPad adds HD video calling, CBS Sports gains live video

08/12/2013, 12:08 pm

Skype users that own the newest iPad can now take advantage of its HD front camera, as the app saw an update today, and meanwhile the CBS Sports app has added the ability for viewers to stream live video of events.

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Google Play Books for iOS updated with textbook rental support

08/08/2013, 09:08 pm

Google on Thursday updated its iBooks-like Google Play Books port, bringing in-app rentals, highlighting and note taking for scanned books, as well as other features to the iOS title.

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Roku set-top boxes can now stream iOS video content to TVs

08/08/2013, 07:08 pm

In an update to its iOS app on Thursday, Roku added the ability to stream content stored on an iPhone, iPad or iPod directly to a number of its set-top TV products.

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Aereo streaming TV expanding to new cities; 'The Drowning' gets global event

08/08/2013, 03:08 pm

Aereo will soon offer streaming broadcast TV in Dallas, Miami and Houston, a novel iOS first-person shooter has just gotten its first global event, and Microsoft is now poking fun at the iPad mini in a new advertisement.

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Lodsys drops patent suit against developer in exchange for mutual charity donation

08/08/2013, 12:08 pm

Lodsys, an intellectual property owner infamous for filing patent infringement lawsuits against iOS app developers, has settled with one company in exchange for a charity donation.

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Apple outages affect App Store, iTunes & FaceTime for hours

08/07/2013, 03:08 pm

Lingering issues with Apple's Internet-based services caused its company's digital storefronts and FaceTime video chat to be unavailable for some users for hours on Wednesday.

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Twitter introduces two-step verification with iOS app update

08/06/2013, 05:08 pm

In a point update to its native iOS app on Tuesday, Twitter brings a host of upgrades to users, including a new photo gallery view, improved search and enhanced security with two-step verification.

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CBS spat with Time Warner Cable extends outage to network's official iPad, iPhone apps

08/05/2013, 08:08 am

A contract dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable has prevented millions of customers not only from viewing CBS channels on their television set, but also through the network's official applications for iPad and iPhone.

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Apple Store app for iOS now giving away paid apps for free

08/02/2013, 11:08 am

Apple began pushing free content to its Apple Store iOS app on Friday, with users now able to download a typically paid app for free.

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OpenTable will enable diners to pay for meals through its iPhone app

08/02/2013, 08:08 am

Waiting for a check at a restaurant may soon become a thing of the past, as online reservation giant OpenTable has begun testing its own mobile payments system, allowing diners to settle their tab directly from their iPhone.

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Netflix launches multi-user accounts on iOS, Apple TV, other platforms

08/01/2013, 09:08 am

Netflix on Thursday rolled out a long-awaited feature to its iOS and Apple TV apps, allowing subscribers to maintain separate profiles for individual users sharing one account.

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Imgur for iOS brings viral images to iPhone and iPad

07/31/2013, 10:07 pm

Imgur released its first official iOS app this week, offering a browsable and searchable version of the popular online viral picture, meme and GIF repository to Apple's portable devices.

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Google Play takes top spot in downloads, but Apple's App Store still tops revenue

07/31/2013, 03:07 pm

Based on sheer volume of downloaded apps, Google Play for Android has finally surpassed its rival app repository, according to the latest study, but the App Store still maintains a strong edge in terms of revenue generated for developers.

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Adobe Ideas gains stylus support, Camera+ adds combined effects options

07/31/2013, 01:07 pm

Adobe has added stylus support to its freeform iOS drawing app, Ideas. Meanwhile, popular picture taking application Camera+ has been updated to add a range of new effects and features.

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FileMaker discontinuing Bento, will remain available to buy through Sept. 30

07/31/2013, 10:07 am

Apple subsidiary FileMaker, Inc., announced this week that it will discontinue development of its Bento consumer database application in order to better focus on developing its remaining products.

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