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Google Maps for iOS gets real-time 'Popular Times' in latest update

01/25/2017, 10:01 pm

Google on Wednesday updated its Google Maps iOS app with live "Popular Times" integration, a tool that lets users see how crowded a particular location is in real time, and automatic recognition of addresses in clipboard.

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iOS 10.3 promises to limit review pop-ups, add floating one-handed keyboard on iPad

01/24/2017, 06:01 pm

Apple's iOS 10.3 update, now in beta, will eventually limit how often an app can harass users about leaving a review -- and might also include a floating keyboard for smaller iPads, early adopters noted on Tuesday.

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Hands-on with the completely revamped Terminology dictionary app

01/22/2017, 01:01 pm

AppleInsider delves into the newly re-written Terminology app, which provides definitions for words highlighted within other apps.

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Vine creates searchable video archive after social network shut down

01/20/2017, 06:01 pm

After shutting down social networking features last week, Vine on Friday made good on a promise to activate what it calls the Vine Archive, an online browsable repository of all user content created during the service's four-year run.

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Rumor: FaceTime group video calls to debut in iOS 11

01/20/2017, 05:01 pm

Potentially fulfilling a long-standing iPhone and iPad feature request, FaceTime might finally support group video calls with iOS 11, a report claimed on Friday.

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Canadian antitrust bureau reaches deal with Apple and e-book publishers

01/20/2017, 03:01 pm

Canada's Competition Bureau on Friday announced an agreement with Apple and three e-book publishers, allowing other sellers such as Amazon and Kobo to offer discounts on titles, despite the first group's attempts to keep prices higher.

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Popular beauty app Meitu checks if iPhone is jailbroken, sends carrier data back to Chinese developer

01/20/2017, 10:01 am

One of the App Store's top downloads -- an app for creating Anime-style self portraits -- is a potential privacy risk to its users, as researchers have discovered the app sends details about carrier, and whether the iPhone has been jailbroken, back to the developer.

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Unicode committee to meet at Apple campus, discuss addition of redhead emoji

01/19/2017, 06:01 pm

Unicode Technical Committee members will meet at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., next week to discuss the addition of new emoji or modifiers that would introduce redhead characters in a future iteration of the standard.

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How to add and switch between Instagram accounts on iPhone

01/19/2017, 05:01 pm

Facebook's Instagram is a convenient way to share photos as well as short videos, but for many reasons it can be smart to have multiple personas on the service. Here's how to add additional profiles on Apple's iPhone and switch between them.

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Apple provides new iOS design resources compatible with Photoshop and Sketch

01/19/2017, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday updated the iOS Human Interface Guidelines on its Developer site to include downloadable graphical templates that help app producers understand and create software using the iOS design language.

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Nintendo says Fire Emblem mobile game 'coming soon' to iOS

01/18/2017, 07:01 pm

After the initial blockbuster success of Nintendo's "Super Mario Run," the Japanese gaming giant on Wednesday announced its second mobile title will be a take on the long-running "Fire Emblem" series.

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Hulu CEO promises offline viewing in coming months as iOS app gets user profiles

01/18/2017, 04:01 pm

Not to be outdone by Netflix, Hulu will be adding support for downloads in the near future, according to the the head of the video streaming service. On Wednesday, meanwhile, the company's iOS app gained support for user profiles, better accommodating the tastes of couples and families.

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Twitter starts looping brief video clips ahead of impending Vine service closure

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Twitter has started automatically looping all short videos uploaded to the microblogging service in preparation for the imminent closure of Vine, while also giving users of the video service a little more time to download uploaded clips.

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Roku for iPhone gets 'one-tap' streaming, Evernote app overhauls iOS interface

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Roku and Evernote each released major revamps of their iOS apps on Tuesday, the former making it easier to find and launch video streams, the latter simplifying navigation and other features.

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Apple's App Store continues to pay developers more than Google Play, thanks to Chinese iOS users

01/17/2017, 01:01 pm

The App Store remains more profitable for iOS developers than the Google Play store is for Android apps, new estimates reveal, with App Store revenues in China also continuing to climb at a fast pace.

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The best third-party apps for iOS 10 that support Apple's Siri

01/17/2017, 11:01 am

Since the launch of iOS 10 last September, Apple has made it possible for third-party applications to respond to voice commands through its Siri personal assistant. AppleInsider offers a list of some of the the best apps that boast Siri support.

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Apple App Store prices increase 25% in UK, as result of 'Brexit' exchange rate drop

01/17/2017, 09:01 am

Apple will be raising the prices of apps and in-app purchases from the App Store for customers in the United Kingdom, among price changes affecting other regional stores, with currency fluctuations the main cause of the changes.

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What history teaches about Apple's windows of opportunity for 2017

01/16/2017, 11:01 pm

If you listen to groupthink critics on Apple, you'll hear that the company is deeply troubled by too much reliance on iPhone sales, aging Mac Pro and Mini offerings that haven't been updated in years and a stagnating market for iPads that has fallen precipitously since Peak iPad occured in 2014. They're wrong, here's why.

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How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

01/13/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your favorite apps around by default -- here's how to make it work.

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Revenue from Apple's App Store grows 60% to $5.4 billion

01/13/2017, 03:01 pm

An end-of-year report into non-gaming app revenues reveals a considerable yearly increase, with streaming media apps including Spotify, Netflix, and Pandora contributing heavily to the higher revenue levels seen by Apple's App Store.

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