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Topic: App Store

Facebook updates flagship iOS app with cover photos, group messaging improvements

03/18/2013, 05:03 pm

Facebook on Monday rolled out version 5.6 of its iOS app, bringing a few new features like the ability to change cover photos in-app and enhancements to group messaging.

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Dropbox acquires simplified iOS e-mail client Mailbox [u]

03/15/2013, 03:03 pm

Mailbox, a popular new e-mail sorting service for Apple's iOS, has been acquired by cloud-based storage provider Dropbox, it was announced on Friday.

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CBS brings full-episode streaming to Apple's iPad, iPhone with new app

03/14/2013, 02:03 pm

iPad and iPhone owners will soon be getting access to hit shows like NCIS, CSI, and How I Met Your Mother, as CBS announced on Thursday the launch of its new app for iOS with full-episode streaming.

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In-app purchase in spotlight again as boy racks up 1,000 iPad bill

03/13/2013, 03:03 pm

Eight-year-old Theo Rowland-Fry's parents thought nothing of letting him play a "Simpsons" game on the family iPad until a recent bank statement showed charges of almost 1,000, that is.

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Breathometer combines breathalyzer with Apple's iPhone

03/13/2013, 08:03 am

Breathometer, Inc. today kicked off the crowdfunding campaign for the Breathometer, an accessory that plugs into Apple's iPhone and lets users know if they or someone else has had one too many to drink.

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Google Now for iOS allegedly demoed in 'leaked' promotional video

03/12/2013, 06:03 pm

A video showing off an alleged Google Now app built for iOS was supposedly leaked to YouTube on Tuesday, with the promotional-style clip touting the service's major features including real time data acquisition and predictive actions.

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Apple Store app now supports physical store availability, new shipping options

03/12/2013, 06:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out an update to its Apple Store app, bringing in-store availability checks and different per-item delivery options for a single order.

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App hides pre-installed iOS titles, disables iAds without jailbreak [u]

03/11/2013, 05:03 pm

In an app likely to be pulled from the App Store in the very near future, HIddenApps promises to remove stock iOS apps like Newsstand and Weather from a user's home screen.

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Tumblr iOS app updated with new camera, in-app support for photosets

03/11/2013, 04:03 pm

Tumblr on Monday rolled out a new version of its universal iOS app, bringing a number of new features to the microblogging service including photosets, a photo collection creation tool previously available only as a standalone app.

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Games, social networking take up most time in mobile apps; productivity near bottom

03/11/2013, 03:03 pm

Owners of devices like Apple's iPad and other mobile gadgets are largely using them for games and social networking, according to a new analysis.

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Mozilla Firefox not coming to iPhone, iPad until Apple relaxes iOS browser rules

03/10/2013, 10:03 pm

Apple is too unfriendly to third-party browsers, says Mozilla vice president Jay Sullivan, and Firefox will not be coming to iPads and iPhones until Apple decides to loosen the restrictions governing browsers iOS.

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Apple adds encryption to App Store connections, addresses six month old hole

03/08/2013, 04:03 pm

At least six months after being alerted to a possible exploit in the way users connect to its App Store, Apple has added encryption to users' connections, plugging the security hole.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS suite with minor stability improvements

03/07/2013, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday issued three minor updates for the iWork for iOS app suite, which includes iPhone and iPad versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote.

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Facebook unveils redesigned, cleaner News Feed coming to iPhone, iPad & Web

03/07/2013, 01:03 pm

In the coming weeks, Facebook users on iPhone, iPad and regular Web browsers will see a revamped News Feed designed to reduce clutter while becoming more colorful and visually stimulating.

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Marvel Unlimited launches on iOS with subscription-based access to 13K comics

03/07/2013, 10:03 am

Marvel Comics' digital subscription service landed on the iPad and iPhone on Thursday in the form of a new, highly anticipated application: Marvel Unlimited.

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Social networking app Path introduces The Shop, text and voice messaging in update

03/06/2013, 08:03 pm

Path on Wednesday released version 3.0 of its iOS app, bringing one-to-one and group messaging as well as an in-app store called The Shop, which offers access to "stickers" and special photo filters.

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Apple seeks dismissal of iPhone App Store monopoly lawsuit

03/06/2013, 08:03 am

Apple has asked for the dismissal of a 2011 suit that claims the company has a monopoly over applications available for download on the iPhone.

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Google updates Chrome & Maps for iOS, brings improved search and sharing

03/05/2013, 11:03 am

Google on Monday rolled out an update for the iOS version of Google Maps, adding contact searching and saved addresses. A separate update for its Chrome browser, gives iDevice users improved search functionality and browser navigation, as well as better sharing features.

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Apple opens iBookstore in Japan with iBooks 3.1 update [u]

03/05/2013, 10:03 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its iBooks application for iOS, adding access to its digital iBookstore to users from Japan.

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Global app revenues to hit $25 billion in 2013

03/04/2013, 02:03 pm

The app revolution sparked by Apple's iPhone has kicked into full gear, and a new report estimates that revenue for all app stores will hit $25 billion in 2013.

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