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Nintendo's 'Miitomo' coming to iOS in March, pre-registration starts Feb. 17

02/03/2016, 09:02 am

Nintendo's first smartphone-only app, Miitomo, will launch sometime next month for iOS and Android, with a pre-registration process beginning on Feb. 17, the Japanese game maker announced on Wednesday.

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App face-off: Apple iMessage vs. WhatsApp Messenger

01/29/2016, 10:01 pm

When WhatsApp Messenger went free earlier this year it gave iOS device owners a viable solution to connect with friends and family who don't use Apple products, but the app comes with a few caveats.

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Google launches dedicated AdWords app for iOS

01/29/2016, 04:01 pm

Even as Apple's iAd prepares to sunset, Google has launched a long-awaited iOS app for AdWords -- not just AdWords Express -- giving people running campaigns through the service a more convenient way of monitoring and managing them.

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Apple enables lower App Store price tiers in Canada, New Zealand

01/27/2016, 06:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced two new App Store price tiers for iOS developers selling wares in Canada and New Zealand, enabling lower digital content costs for consumers and flexibility for app makers.

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Microsoft launches business-oriented News Pro aggregator for iPhone, Web

01/26/2016, 04:01 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday introduced News Pro, a news aggregator for both iPhones and the Web that takes a different tack thanks to its dependence on Bing News, and a focus on business-related topics instead of general interests.

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iOS's News app to incorporate some subscription-only content - report

01/26/2016, 02:01 pm

Apple will soon reportedly allow publishers to offer subscription-only articles through iOS's News app, gating some content behind paywalls normally reserved for separate apps or the Web.

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Microsoft's iOS keyboard to feature one-handed mode, coming soon to testers

01/25/2016, 05:01 pm

One week after rumors surfaced claiming Microsoft has plans to bring its Word Flow mobile keyboard app to iOS, a report on Monday now says an early version is already in testing and will bring a special one-handed operating mode to Apple's devices upon release.

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Samsung planning to bring many new apps to iOS, rumor claims

01/25/2016, 05:01 pm

Samsung will allegedly port a number of apps to iOS later this year as it tries to increase the cross-platform appeal of its devices, including speakers, tablets, and fitness trackers.

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Spotify's first video offerings launching on iOS next week, ad-free

01/25/2016, 01:01 pm

Spotify is taking its first steps into streaming video with an Android rollout this week, followed by the introduction of iOS support the next, the company announced on Monday.

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Apple takes 50% off popular productivity apps in new iOS App Store campaign

01/21/2016, 05:01 pm

In its latest iOS App Store promotion, Apple is for a limited time knocking 50 percent off a selection of 14 productivity titles like PCalc, task manager Things, second screen solution Duet Display and more.

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Microsoft adds 3D Touch, illustrated annotations to Office for iOS

01/21/2016, 12:01 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated the core Office for iOS apps -- Word, Excel, and PowerPoint -- with support for 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, as well as several other features, such as illustrated annotations.

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Apple updates Logic Pro X, MainStage 3 pro apps with new features and enhancements

01/20/2016, 08:01 pm

Following Apple's consumer oriented music app updates on Wednesday, the company pushed out new versions of its professional audio software Logic Pro X and Mainstage 3, each bringing numerous feature additions and performance improvements.

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Apple increases iOS App Store revenue lead, now earns 75% more than Android's Google Play

01/20/2016, 05:01 pm

Despite a huge jump in Android app downloads from Google Play fueled by the company's expansion into developing markets, Apple's iOS App Store continues to bring in more money and has actually increased its lead in profitability over Android's official store.

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Apple updates Logic Remote with new iPhone and iPad Pro interfaces

01/20/2016, 04:01 pm

Continuing a string of music-related updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of Logic Remote, upgrading the app with support for the iPhone and the iPad Pro.

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Latest iMovie for Mac update fixes YouTube sharing, image adjustment issues

01/19/2016, 05:01 pm

Following the release of OS X 10.11.3 on Tuesday, Apple released the latest version of its iMovie consumer level video editing app with fixes for issues related to YouTube sharing, image adjustments and more.

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Facebook's WhatsApp Messenger drops annual fees to keep growing userbase

01/18/2016, 11:01 am

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook, is dropping its 99-cent annual charge in order to continue growing, CEO Jan Koum said on Monday.

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Microsoft to bring Windows Phone keyboard, Word Flow, to iOS

01/18/2016, 10:01 am

Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing the Windows Phone keyboard -- known as Word Flow -- to iOS devices, marking the arrival of yet another feature previously exclusive to Microsoft platforms.

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Roundup: The best Mac email clients for push Gmail

01/17/2016, 07:01 pm

Mac owners who use Gmail know Apple's Mail app for OS X is less than perfect when it comes to pushing emails from Google's service. AppleInsider weeded through a forest of third party apps to find the fastest, cleanest and most reliable push Gmail clients for your desktop.

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Skype to bring free group calling to iPhones, iPads, other mobile devices

01/12/2016, 05:01 pm

Skype users will soon be able to make free group video calls from mobile devices like iPhones, iPods, and iPads, just as they can on Macs, PCs, and Xboxes, the Microsoft-owned company announced on Tuesday.

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VLC comes to Apple TV with wide format support, 'Remote Playback' feature

01/12/2016, 01:01 pm

VideoLAN on Tuesday released a tvOS version of VLC, making the video playback app native to the Apple TV for the first time.

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