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Try these iOS grilling apps for your Memorial Day BBQ

05/30/2016, 12:05 pm

If you're a preparing a Memorial Day barbecue -- or just planning a cookout later this summer -- here are five iOS apps that can make the process a little easier, or give you some fresh ideas.

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Twitter for iOS gets 'Peek and Pop' 3D Touch gesture support, Google adds AMP integration

05/27/2016, 09:05 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday released an updated version of its iOS app with native support for in-app "Peek and Pop" 3D Touch gestures, while Google refreshed its flagship search app with integrated Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology.

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Control your Bentley's seat massagers from your wrist with new Apple Watch app

05/18/2016, 07:05 pm

Following the debut of its Bentayga SUV, British automaker Bentley Motors recently launched an eponymous Apple Watch app that goes beyond run-of-the-mill connected car features, putting control over creature comforts on the wrist of well-heeled owners.

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Adobe adds automatic pattern generation tool to Capture CC for iOS

05/16/2016, 09:05 pm

Adobe recently updated its Capture CC app for iOS with a new tool that transforms images or real-world objects into geometric and organic patterns, offering users an automated alternative to what was once a tedious manual workflow.

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Apple adds Chinese music, instruments, social media sharing in latest GarageBand update

05/16/2016, 07:05 pm

In its latest play at the Chinese market, Apple on Monday released an updated version of GarageBand with a heavy focus on Chinese music, introducing new regional instruments, Chinese music loops and Chinese language localization, among other feature additions like social network sharing.

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Study: Amid sea of disposable apps, health and fitness reigns supreme

05/13/2016, 11:05 pm

Recent data gathered by Yahoo-owned firm Flurry Analytics illustrates a growing interest in health and fitness apps, a category that has skyrocketed in popularity over the past months to become some of the most used digital properties in terms of frequency and duration.

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Occupy the App Store? Top 1% of monetized apps dominate 94% of US App Store revenue

05/11/2016, 04:05 pm

The top 1 percent of earners don't just control the lion's share of money in the U.S. economy -- a similar disparity between the haves and the have-nots has emerged in Apple's own App Store economy, a new study reveals.

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Instagram updates iOS apps with 'flat' designs, Google Translate gets offline support in 52 languages

05/11/2016, 01:05 pm

Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday launched a cosmetic overhaul of its iOS apps, while Google updated its Translate app with support for offline translation in 52 languages.

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Messaging service WhatsApp launches desktop app for Mac

05/10/2016, 07:05 pm

Popular messaging service WhatsApp on Tuesday debuted its first native desktop client for Mac, introducing users to yet another comprehensive multi-platform solution that will compete with Apple's own Messages product.

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Netflix updates iOS app with cellular data controls & more 3D Touch commands

05/05/2016, 04:05 pm

Netflix on Thursday released an important update to its iOS app, enabling more control over streaming on cellular networks, as well as extending the use of 3D Touch gestures.

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Apple says all apps must support IPv6-only networking by June

05/04/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple in an announcement Wednesday reminded developers of an upcoming change to App Store policy that requires all iOS apps include support for IPv6-only networking.

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Judge overturns Brazilian WhatsApp shutdown in continuing fight over encrypted data

05/03/2016, 04:05 pm

On Tuesday a Brazilian judge lifted a temporary block on Facebook's WhatsApp Messenger, imposed yesterday by another judge in a fight over chat data demanded in a drug trafficking case.

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Brazilian judge orders WhatsApp blocked for 72 hours over encryption row

05/02/2016, 03:05 pm

As of Monday afternoon, WhatsApp Messenger will be blocked in Brazil for 72 hours over a dispute about access to encrypted data, according to reports.

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Vudu and Telegram iOS apps update with new 3D Touch options, more

04/28/2016, 04:04 pm

Walmart on Thursday updated its Vudu iOS app with support for 3D Touch and iOS 9's Picture-in-Picture mode, while messaging service Telegram expanded its use of 3D Touch across the board.

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Philips releases Hue 'Gen 2' app with Routines, Rooms & other improvements

04/28/2016, 02:04 am

Philips on Thursday released a "Gen 2" Hue app for iOS, updating the tool for its HomeKit-enabled smartbulbs with new features like Routines, and extra options for controlling rooms and scenes.

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AMC launches tvOS app with free streaming for select shows

04/27/2016, 08:04 pm

As promised, AMC this week launched a tvOS app with a content selection mirroring that of its iOS app and web portal, including free-to-stream episodes of hit shows like "The Walking Dead" and "The Night Manager."

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Google updates Maps for iOS with Travel Times widget, Philips teases new Hue control app

04/27/2016, 04:04 pm

Google has updated the iOS version of Google Maps with several new features, including a new Notification Center widget for commuters, while Philips is hinting at an imminent update of its official control app for Hue smartbulbs.

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Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem' & 'Animal Crossing' franchises coming to phones, tablets

04/27/2016, 09:04 am

Two of Nintendo's most popular game series, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing, will join the ranks of its first apps for smartphones and tablets, the console maker said on Wednesday.

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Facebook allegedly developing camera-based app to spur userbase into more content uploads

04/25/2016, 03:04 pm

Facebook is quietly developing an independent camera app, hoping to kick people out of the passive approach to using the social network many people have fallen into, a report said on Monday.

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Apple Store app's 3D Touch support expanded with Peek and Pop previews

04/21/2016, 08:04 pm

In an update to its official Apple Store app on Thursday, Apple rolled out support for Peek and Pop 3D Touch gestures, a feature that lets users seamlessly preview products, images and other in-app assets.

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