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Topic: App Store

Tumblr issues 'very important' iOS app update to plug security hole

07/16/2013, 11:07 pm

Yahoo-owned Tumblr on Tuesday released a security update for its iPhone and iPad apps to resolve an issue that in some cases would allow user passwords to be compromised.

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Google Maps for iOS adds iPad support, live traffic updates and indoor navigation

07/16/2013, 11:07 pm

Google unveiled a significant update to Google Maps on Tuesday, finally bringing support for Apple's iPad, while adding enhanced features like indoor walking directions and "Explore," a new interface for browsing shopping, dining and lodging destinations.

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WhatsApp Messenger gets iCloud backups in update, Pocket fixes tweet attribution bug

07/16/2013, 09:07 pm

Two popular iOS titles received updates on Tuesday, with WhatsApp Messenger getting cloud storage backups with Apple's iCloud, while content reader, storage and syncing app Pocket squashes a Twitter related bug.

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Apple's free promotion led to 5.7M new downloads of 'Infinity Blade II'

07/16/2013, 04:07 pm

Included last week as part of Apple's App Store fifth anniversary promotion, Chair Entertainment's "Infinity Blade II" saw its rate of downloads triple, with nearly 6 million new users added in just seven days.

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Microsoft releases native Outlook Web Apps for iPhone, iPad

07/16/2013, 02:07 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday launched its official Outlook Web App mail applications on the iOS App Store, with separate downloads optimized for both Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's iPad to handle Little League World Series scorekeeping

07/16/2013, 12:07 pm

Apple's iPad will serve as the official scoring and record recording device used by officials during the 2013 Little League Baseball and Softball World Series, replacing the traditional pen-and-paper method currently in use..

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Angry Birds Star Wars sequel to launch Sept. 19 with tie-in action figures

07/15/2013, 12:07 pm

Rovio on Monday announced a follow-up to the wildly popular game that brought together Angry Birds and Star Wars, with the sequel getting a real-world play component as well.

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Editorial: Google's Android haunted by Steve Jobs' warnings on app signing security

07/14/2013, 02:07 pm

In May 2007, I interviewed Steve Jobs on the subject of native apps for the iPhone months before the new phone first went on sale. Six years later, his answers are now haunting Google's rival Android platform because the search giant has failed to heed the advice leaking from the top of Apple's ship.

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Square Enix changes stance, will remove 'Deus Ex: The Fall' jailbreak restriction

07/12/2013, 05:07 pm

Square Enix, publisher of iOS action role-playing game Deus Ex, has decided to remove an in-game limitation that would disable a user's ability to fire a weapon if the title was installed on a jailbroken device.

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eBay debuts store for 3D printed objects with 'Exact' iOS app

07/12/2013, 03:07 pm

Online auction and shopping giant eBay on Friday debuted Exact, an app dedicated to selling customizable 3D printed objects, like iPhone cases, jewelry, and other small items, directly from a user's handset.

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New IFTTT app launches with iPhone-only photo, reminder and contacts recipes

07/11/2013, 06:07 am

The versatile Web-based productivity tool IFTTT (an acronym for "If This Then That") released an iOS app on Thursday that marries the utility of its Internet-connected actions and triggers with the convenience of an iPhone.

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Yahoo updates Mail app with multi-login support, Tumblr with refined search

07/10/2013, 12:07 am

Yahoo updated two of its iOS titles on Tuesday, with Mail getting support for multiple accounts, while the recently acquired Tumblr received powerful new search enhancements.

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Path update brings comment stickers, Yelp for iOS adds in-app ordering

07/09/2013, 05:07 pm

Two popular iOS apps got updates on Tuesday, with Yelp gaining the ability to order food from within the app and Path users getting a new iPad interface and sticker capability within comments.

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Apple drops 'App Store' lawsuit against Amazon, says no need to pursue case

07/09/2013, 02:07 pm

A two-year saga surrounding the use of the term "App Store" has come to an end with Apple dropping its lawsuit against e-retail giant Amazon a development that will allow both companies to use the term for their respective digital markets.

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Pandora iOS app update brings auto-mute, improved stream buffering

07/08/2013, 10:07 pm

Popular Internet radio service Pandora on updated its iOS app on Monday, bringing a new feature that automatically pauses music playback when a user mutes their iPhone, as well as a number of performance enhancements.

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Apple takes popular iOS apps free as App Store 5th anniversary approaches [u]

07/08/2013, 02:07 am

As the iOS App Store's fifth anniversary approaches, Apple has reportedly made a number of high-ranking apps free, including popular games like Infinity Blade II and relatively expensive titles like Traktor DJ.

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Instagram update brings landscape image capture support, Cinema for front-facing camera

07/05/2013, 05:07 pm

Instagram on Friday rolled out an update bringing two feature additions and various bug fixes, including support for photo and video taking while an iPhone is in landscape view.

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Vine video sharing app adds Channels, new discovery options in update

07/03/2013, 05:07 pm

Twitter-owned short video sharing service Vine released an update for its iPhone app on Wednesday, one that it calls its biggest update yet, with new discovery and sharing opportunities packed in.

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Apple touts App Store milestones for 5th anniversary

07/03/2013, 01:07 pm

Marking the fifth anniversary of the iPhone App Store, Apple has sent a poster to members of the press marking the many milestones the digital download destination has seen over its first half-decade.

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Spotify for iOS adds 'Discover' feature, Reeder gains Feedly support

07/02/2013, 10:07 am

Spotify's official iOS application was updated Tuesday with a new "Discover" option that allows users to find new music based on their listening habits. Separately, after the shutdown of Google Reader, Reeder for iPhone has been updated with sync support for Feedly and also Feed Wrangler.

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