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Topic: App Store

iPhone apps need to earn $47K per day to crack App Store's top 10 grossing

06/28/2013, 11:06 am

To be listed among the top 10 paid applications on the iOS App Store, software must average around 4,000 downloads per day, while a top grossing app must earn $47,000 per day, a new study has revealed.

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Twitter #Music gets new genre filtering and in-app Rdio authentication with update

06/27/2013, 05:06 pm

Twitter's music discovery app was updated on Thursday, bringing a new genre-based browsing along with the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Mailbox gains iPhone landscape mode, Google Hangouts supports hotlinks

06/27/2013, 12:06 pm

A trio of popular iOS apps were updated on Thursday with major new features, as Mailbox has added a landscape mode on iPhone, Google Hangouts now includes support for tapping on links and inviting friends to chat via text message, and Skype now offers free video messaging.

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Google Earth gets Street View and new UI in update

06/26/2013, 04:06 pm

Google rolled out a substantial update to its Google Earth iOS app on Wednesday, bringing a few important changes to the title, the biggest being built-in Street View capabilities.

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Dropbox iOS app gets swipe gesture support, multi-photo sharing

06/25/2013, 10:06 pm

Dropbox on Tuesday updated its iOS app, bringing swipe gesture support for all files and folders, the ability to share multiple photos and the usual bug fixes and improvements.

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Sonte's smart 'digital shades' will let iPhone users control natural light levels

06/20/2013, 03:06 pm

Owners of Apple's iPhone and iPad will be getting yet another home automation option this fall, as Sonte Film is preparing to roll out a digital shade technology that allows users to adjust the level of light getting in through their home's windows by using just an app.

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Apple, Amazon can't settle 'Appstore' issue as August trial looms

06/20/2013, 10:06 am

Discussions between Apple and Amazon have so far failed to resolve the two companies' dispute over Amazon's use of the term "Appstore," and the tech giants appear more likely than ever to face each other in court come August.

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Facebook for iOS adds privacy options and status icons in update

06/18/2013, 06:06 pm

Facebook on Tuesday released an update for its iOS app, bringing new sharing controls for posts, status icons and the ability to start conversations from a photo received in messages.

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Firaxis' XCOM: Enemy Unknown lands on on iOS June 20

06/17/2013, 10:06 am

Smash hit strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown will finally invade Apple's iOS platform this week, bringing turn-based alien destruction to owners of iPhones and iPads.

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The Atlantic magazine debuts first weekly publication as iOS-only app

06/14/2013, 06:06 pm

The Atlantic on Friday debuted its first weekly edition in the magazine's 156-year history, bringing choice content to owners of Apple's iPad and iPhone in what is, for now, an Apple iOS exclusive.

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Office comes to iOS: Microsoft releases Office 365 app for iPhone

06/14/2013, 05:06 am

Microsoft on Friday released its Office Mobile 365 app for Apple's iPhone, allowing users with subscriptions to the productivity suite to access Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.

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Apple now adding 500,000 new iTunes accounts per day

06/14/2013, 12:06 am

This week, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook presented a new milestone for iTunes accounts: 575 million. As Asymco's Horace Dediu points out, that means Apple is now adding a half million new accounts on average every day.

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iOS 7 beta: iTunes gift cards can be scanned by iPhone camera

06/13/2013, 10:06 am

Redeeming an iTunes gift card in iOS 7 is as simple as pointing an iPhone at the back of it, thanks to a new feature that allows cards to be scanned by camera.

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Apple's iBooks grew 100% in 2012, maintaining 20% share of eBook market

06/12/2013, 10:06 pm

The ongoing antitrust trial by the U.S. Department of Justice alleging an effort by Apple to fix prices in the ebooks market has revealed that Apple's iBooks business grew by 100 percent last year, maintaining a 20 percent share of the overall market.

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Apple's WWDC app gets updated with video enhancements, bug fixes

06/07/2013, 07:06 pm

Apple on Friday released an update to its WWDC 2013 iOS app, bringing a number feature enhancements and bug fixes to the title ahead of the conference scheduled to kick off on Monday.

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GamePop console to run iOS apps without using any Apple code

06/07/2013, 01:06 pm

A new TV game console dubbed GamePop will allegedly run iOS applications with virtualization, without using any of Apple's own code, potentially giving developers a new platform on which to offer their titles.

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BlackBerry Messenger not coming to iPhone, iPad June 27 [U]

06/06/2013, 12:06 pm

BlackBerry Messenger is still going cross-platform, but it won't be appearing on iOS and Android on June 27, contrary to a report published Thursday.

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Briefly: British Airways, Subway UK apps add support for Apple's Passbook

06/06/2013, 04:06 am

Apple's Passbook gained compatibility with two major apps on Tuesday as British Airways updated its boarding pass and travel title to support the coupon and pass management service, while Subway added integration for customers in the UK.

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First look: Camera Noir for iOS is an elegant alternative for black and white photography lovers

06/04/2013, 10:06 pm

Small San Francisco-based studio Pacific Helm released Camera Noir on Tuesday, a simple black and white photography app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that produces top notch images.

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New inbox comes to Google's official Gmail app for iPhone, iPad

06/04/2013, 01:06 pm

Google on Tuesday updated its official Gmail application for iOS, adding the new category-based inbox also available on other platforms, and also improving notification options for iPhone and iPad users.

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