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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Twitter brings Periscope video streams into iOS users' timelines

01/12/2016, 11:01 am

People using the Twitter iOS app can now see Periscope video feeds embedded in tweets, instead of having to switch to the separate Periscope app, Twitter announced on Tuesday.


iPhone fitness apps to help you keep that New Year's resolution

01/01/2016, 03:01 pm

Getting fit is ultimately about time, effort, and determination -- you can do it without any technology -- but there are a number of iOS apps out there that can help keep you on track past that critical first month.


Times Square & Philips Hue New Year's Eve apps will help you ring in 2016

12/31/2015, 11:12 am

iPhone users celebrating New Year's Eve by following the ball drop in New York City's Times Square have a few iOS apps to enhance their evening, including the event's official app, and a unique Philips-based app synced with the company's Hue lighting system.


Get started with your new iPhone or iPad with these great family friendly apps

12/25/2015, 01:12 pm

Whether visiting family, off on vacation or spending some quiet time at home for Christmas, chances are you'll have an iPhone or iPad at your side. AppleInsider offers together a list of critically acclaimed and family-friendly iOS games to make the season bright.


How to track Santa Claus with your kids on your iPhone or iPad

12/24/2015, 12:12 pm

As much of the world counts down the hours until Christmas Day, families can spend time together on their iPhone or iPad with these free apps that track the current location of Santa Claus.


Apple denies Kim Kardashian emoji app 'broke' iOS App Store

12/22/2015, 05:12 pm

On Monday, pop culture icon Kim Kardashian publicly apologized for breaking the iOS App Store by launching her "Kimoji" emoji app to a crush of customers that supposedly proved too great a load to bear for Apple's servers. A day later, Apple confirmed Kardashian was mistaken.


Apple Music racked up more than 54.5M monthly users in 2015, study says

12/21/2015, 09:12 pm

According to a year end report from consumer research firm Nielsen, Apple Music was one of the most popular smartphone apps of 2015, and with more than 54.5 million monthly users ranked among offerings from Facebook and Google.


Facebook now testing iPhone 6s Live Photos support for iOS users

12/21/2015, 03:12 pm

Facebook on Monday launched a limited pilot of Live Photos support for people using the company's iOS app, with plans for wider compatibility in 2016.


GTA: Liberty City Stories comes to iOS, Pixelmator adds Apple Pencil tilt to more brushes

12/17/2015, 04:12 pm

Rockstar on Thursday launched a remastered iOS version of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, while Pixelmator continued imrproving its illustration app to take advantage of the iPad Pro.