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AppleInsider's iOS app updated with dismissible Plus trial option, remains free for all

01/25/2015, 04:01 pm

Apple fans who want to keep up with the latest news out of Cupertino can now do so more efficiently with the official AppleInsider app, designed for both iPhone and iPad, which has been updated to address concerns brought forth by readers.


Twitter debuts While you were away' posts on iOS, Web version coming soon

01/21/2015, 07:01 pm

Twitter on Wednesday announced "While you were away" recaps, a new feature designed to keep users up to date with the goings on of people they follow by surfacing missed posts in their home timeline.


Google updates Chrome Web browser for iOS with OS X Handoff support, 'material design'

01/20/2015, 06:01 pm

With a Tuesday update to its Chrome browser for iOS, Google expanded its new "material design" aesthetic to yet another iOS title, while baking in Handoff support for quick platform switching between iOS and Mac.


LastPass unveils new Mac app, Khan Academy brings full experience to iPad

01/20/2015, 12:01 pm

Two popular brands released interesting new apps for the Apple ecosystem on Tuesday, as web-based password manager LastPass unveiled its first native Mac app while educational non-profit Khan Academy launched an all-new iPad app.


Citing U.S. and European trade sanctions, Apple severs developer agreements in Crimea

01/19/2015, 08:01 am

Apple has begun notifying registered developers in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that their Apple developer agreements have been terminated, effective immediately, and they may no longer sell through the App Store as the company works to comply with trade sanctions leveraged following Russia's annexation of the region.


Parallels Access for iOS updated with new file manager, extensibility support

01/15/2015, 03:01 am

Parallels on Thursday updated its Parallels Access app for iOS, adding a robust file manager, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support and iOS file sharing features, among other enhancements.


Facebook at Work soft launches on App Store, Skype for iPhone gains quick conversations

01/14/2015, 12:01 pm

Facebook on Wednesday debuted in limited release a new iOS application allowing employers to let their workers connect and communicate with one another. And Microsoft launched an updated version of Skype for iPhone, making it easy to quickly start a conversation.


Minimum iOS App Store price rises to $1.19 in Canada, 0.79 pounds in the UK, and 0.99 euros in the EU

01/09/2015, 08:01 am

Apple's previously announced App Store price adjustments took effect on schedule on Friday, representing a slight increase in the minimum possible price for applications in the European Union, the U.K., Canada and Norway.


Apple's App Store generated over $10 billion in revenue for developers in record 2014

01/08/2015, 11:01 am

Apple on Thursday touted the success of its App Store, revealing that the digital storefront saw billings rise 50 percent last year, generating over $10 billion in revenue for developers.


Latest Duet Display for iPad update alleviates performance issues, adds new high-res option

01/08/2015, 10:01 am

Following a somewhat rocky, high-profile debut, the makers of Duet Display --an app that allows users to press their iPad into service as a secondary display for their Mac --have rolled out an impressive update that narrows the gap between a Duet-connected iPad and a traditional monitor.


Apple to raise App Store prices in EU and Canada, 'change' Russian fees

01/07/2015, 06:01 pm

In a note sent out to iTunes Connect members on Wednesday, Apple announced an imminent prices increase for Canada, Norway and all countries in the European Union, as well as an undisclosed change in app cost for Russian customers.


Retro is the iPad app Instagram users need

01/02/2015, 12:01 pm

Popular social network Instagram has yet to develop a universal or iPad optimized app for viewing and managing an account. That leaves Retro for iPad as the best option right now for managing Instagram on the big screen.


AppleInsider's updated iOS app features faster image loading, improved font options

01/02/2015, 08:01 am

The official AppleInsider application, designed for both iPhone and iPad, was given an update on Wednesday with a few much-requested features, including darker displayed text and faster loading images.


Organize your holiday iPhone pictures into a photo book with these apps

12/31/2014, 08:12 am

As families come together during the holidays, many will be taking photos with their iPhone, iPad and other devices. Use these apps to make lasting photo books everyone can enjoy.


VLC video player expected to return to iOS App Store as soon as next week

12/30/2014, 01:12 pm

Popular video player VLC has been absent from the iOS App Store since it was pulled without explanation in September, but the developer of the app has indicated it could become available for download once again as early as next week.


Apple codifies 14-day refund policy for iTunes purchases in the EU

12/29/2014, 10:12 am

European consumers now have two weeks within which to request a refund for most content purchased from the iTunes Store, according to recently-updated Apple support documentation, unifying the company's return policies for both physical and digital goods.


Review: Duet Display makes Apple's iPad even more useful for Mac users

12/24/2014, 12:12 am

Mac users looking to add a little extra screen real estate without sacrificing portability or display quality can now do so with Duet Display, a new app from a group of former Apple engineers that turns an iPad or iPhone into an external monitor.


Freemium games dominate App Store list of most downloaded, highest grossing apps for 2014

12/23/2014, 06:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released its annual "Best of 2014" list for the App Store's most-downloaded and highest-grossing titles, revealing so-called "freemium" games as the year's biggest money-makers.


Lyft, Seamless & Amazon Instant Video add iPhone 6 & 6 Plus screen support; JetBlue gains Touch ID

12/18/2014, 03:12 pm

A trio of popular apps --Amazon Instant Video, Lyft and Seamless -- all gained native-resolution support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Thursday, joining a number of others also updated this week. In addition, JetBlue airlines added Touch ID logins for TrueBlue members, while SwiftKey is providing users with a free, festive holiday keyboard theme.


Algoriddim djay Pro comes to Mac, TurboTax debuts new iOS app for tax season

12/18/2014, 12:12 pm

Popular music tool djay Pro has made the leap from iOS to OS X with a new app on the Mac App Store, competing with the likes of Traktor. In addition, TurboTax on Thursday introduced an all-new iOS app ahead of tax season, allowing taxpayers to conveniently file wherever they are.