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Topic: apps

Twitter entertains offers to keep Vine video service alive

11/07/2016, 09:11 pm

Twitter's recently announced execution of video sharing service Vine might be stayed, as the microblogging giant is reportedly fielding bids from potential buyers interested in keeping the niche app alive.

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Apple boots crime reporting app Vigilante from App Store

11/02/2016, 09:11 am

Less than a week after its launch, Apple has banned a crime-reporting app called Vigilante from the App Store, which may have raised concerns over potential risks and abuses.

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Twitter tests Safari's 'Reader' mode as default for outside links on iOS

10/31/2016, 03:10 pm

For some users, Twitter's iOS app is now using Safari's "Reader" mode by default when loading links to outside webpages.

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Nike+ Run Club updates with Apple Music & GPS support for impending Apple Watch Nike+ launch

10/27/2016, 12:10 pm

A day before the Apple Watch Nike+'s arrival at stores and doorsteps, Nike has updated its Nike+ Run Club app -- closely integrated with the special-edition Watch -- with a variety of features, including support for Apple Music, and GPS across all compatible Watch models.

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Google Maps gets food delivery, plus code integration in update

10/24/2016, 10:10 pm

Google on Monday updated its flagship mapping app for iOS with a few new features, including integration with food delivery services like Seamless and Grubhub, as well as the ability to generate plus codes by dropping a pin.

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Apple and IBM intro first MobileFirst app for schools, Watson Element

10/19/2016, 05:10 pm

On Wednesday, Apple and IBM announced the latest fruit of their MobileFirst enterprise collaboration, IBM Watson Element for Educators, in fact representing their first joint app in the education arena.

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Facebook updates iOS app with food & ticket purchases, new Recommendations system & more

10/19/2016, 12:10 pm

Facebook on Wednesday ushered in a series of changes to its main iOS app, with a focus on getting people to use it to interact with local businesses.

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Facebook adds Apple TV & Chromecast support to Web and iOS videos

10/13/2016, 03:10 pm

Facebook on Thursday officially rolled out support for streaming videos to an Apple TV or Google Chromecast, making it easier to watch them on bigger screens.

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Quicken releases 2017 updates for Mac & iOS personal finance apps

10/13/2016, 12:10 pm

Quicken on Thursday announced the 2017 editions of its personal finance apps for Mac and iOS, which include a variety of enhancements, particularly in the core Mac suite.

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Dropbox gets Messages app, new widget & more for iOS 10

10/11/2016, 02:10 pm

Later on Tuesday Dropbox will release a major iOS update, adding features like a new widget and a Messages app for iOS 10, and the beginnings of better multitasking support on iPads.

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Banned Dash developer accused of nearly 1,000 fraudulent reviews, Apple says [u]

10/10/2016, 06:10 pm

In response to an uproar from developers over last week's decision to strip popular API documentation app Dash from the iOS App Store, Apple on Monday released a statement saying the developer manipulated fraudulently enabled positive reviews of his own app and negative reviews of competing titles.

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Facebook launches Slack competitor Workplace with iOS, Android & Web apps

10/10/2016, 05:10 pm

Facebook on Monday officially introduced Workplace, a long-in-testing collaboration tool for businesses and other organizations, aimed at challenging similar offerings from the likes of Slack.

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Google Maps updates with new iOS 10 widgets, more place details

10/07/2016, 11:10 am

Google has updated the iOS version of Maps with a few significant improvements, among them widgets redesigned for iOS 10, and more details about some of the places users visit.

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Apple pulls API doc browser Dash citing 'repeated fraudulent activity'

10/06/2016, 05:10 pm

Apple has pulled Dash, a popular API documentation resource, from the Mac and iOS App Stores, claiming that developer Bogdan Popescu manipulated reviews to get more downloads.

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Facebook Messenger turns on promised end-to-end chat encryption

10/04/2016, 04:10 pm

Facebook on Tuesday launched end-to-end encryption for all users of its Messenger mobile app, though the option isn't on by default, and comes with some other limitations.

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Facebook intros new Marketplace feature through iOS & Android apps

10/03/2016, 11:10 am

Facebook on Monday began rolling out a new feature in its iOS and Android apps called the Marketplace, where users can buy and sell items locally in a manner similar to Craigslist.

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Apple threatens to pull No. 1 iMessage sticker pack 'Phoneys' for violating App Store regulations

09/30/2016, 09:09 pm

Apple on Friday issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack "Phoneys," saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.

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The CW launches Apple TV app, no cable login required

09/29/2016, 08:09 pm

Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.

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Adobe Lightroom for iOS now supports RAW shooting on iPhone 7, 7 Plus

09/29/2016, 07:09 pm

Two weeks after Adobe brought DNG image file format support to iOS with Lightroom for mobile, the company on Thursday updated its app to take full advantage of Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Skype for iOS gets Siri and CallKit support in latest update

09/28/2016, 07:09 pm

Skype on Wednesday became the latest app to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 10 APIs, with the popular VoIP product now supporting both Siri commands and CallKit for a completely integrated experience.

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