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Topic: App Store

Apple removes HMV rival music store from iOS App Store

10/22/2013, 08:10 am

Apple has pulled British music retailer HMV's app from the iOS App Store because of functionality that allowed users to buy songs for download.

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BlackBerry begins rolling out BBM for Apple's iPhone

10/21/2013, 03:10 pm

Beleaguered device maker BlackBerry on Monday announced that its popular messaging platform --BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM --is now officially available for iOS and Android, five months after it was first revealed.

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New iPad publishing system Prss sets out 'to make print feel stupid'

10/20/2013, 02:10 pm

As Apple's iPad takes printed publications to the woodshed, startup publishing platform Prss wants to enable a new generation of digital publications that "enrich content and inspire other people's lives, just by doing that."

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Google adds free voice calling to Google Hangouts for iOS, incoming calls to Google Voice

10/18/2013, 08:10 pm

The Google Hangouts iOS app received a major update on Friday, with the latest iteration bringing free in-app voice calling to numbers within the U.S. and Canada, as well as incoming call support to a user's Google Voice number.

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Microsoft launches official Remote Desktop app for Apple's iOS

10/17/2013, 01:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday released an official Remote Desktop application for iPhone and iPad, giving Windows users the ability to access their Windows machine on the go.

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Apple to raise app prices in Japan due to volatile exchange rate

10/16/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday notified developers that price increases will hit the Japanese iOS App Store tomorrow, with the changes meant to offset variations in the dollar-to-Yen exchange rate.

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Ahead of hardware refresh, Oyster brings subscription e-book service to iPad

10/16/2013, 12:10 pm

Subscription e-book service Oyster has released an an updated version of its popular reading and lending application with a new design and iPad support, less than a week before Apple's expected iPad hardware refresh.

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Rovio's Angry Birds Go! racing game to hit iPhones, iPads on December 11

10/15/2013, 03:10 pm

Rovio announced on Tuesday that it will be making yet another addition to its wildly popular line of Angry Birds themed games, this time adding a cart racing game set to launch on iPhones, iPads, and other devices in mid-December.

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Google Maps for iOS update speeds access to navigation, adds new languages

10/15/2013, 02:10 pm

Google on Tuesday pushed an update to their iOS maps application that tweaks the user interface when selecting a route for navigation, adds support for additional languages, and provides a new "Tips and Tricks" help section.

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Wi-Fi syncing, new Web browser options added in '1Password' for iOS update

10/14/2013, 11:10 pm

Following the recent release of 1Password 4 for Mac, developer AgileBits on Monday released an accompanying point update for the iOS version of its popular password storage and digital wallet software, restoring features like Wi-Fi syncing and fixing multiple compatibility issues.

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Simple, Jumio showcase new mobile payment systems for Apple's iPhone

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

The iPhone gained two innovative mobile payment systems Thursday as virtual banking service Simple teased their new Bluetooth-enabled cash transfer system 'MoneyDrop' while credential management startup Jumio showed off Passbook-based PORT.

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Flickr updates iOS app with automatic upload, new editing tool

10/09/2013, 10:10 am

Yahoo's Flickr photo hosting service released an update to their popular iOS application Wednesday, featuring automatic uploading to its terabyte-per-user storage, a new straighten tool, and a slightly refined user interface for iOS 7.

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Touch-optimized Office for iPad still in the works, Microsoft CEO reveals

10/08/2013, 12:10 pm

Outgoing Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer dished Tuesday on a new touch-optimized version of his company's Office suite headed for Apple's iPad.

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AT&T U-verse subscribers can now stream live TV on iPhone, iPad

10/07/2013, 05:10 pm

AT&T updated its U-verse applications for iPad and iPhone on Monday to enable live television streaming to iOS devices, both inside and outside the user's home.

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Apple draws criticism after pulling Chinese anti-censorship app

10/05/2013, 09:10 pm

Apple has been criticized by the developer of a Chinese app designed to bypass China's Internet censorship protocols after the company removed the title from the App Store in China because its functionality is illegal in that country.

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Sony pledges fix for QX lens connection issues as Camera+, Camera360 plan support

10/04/2013, 02:10 pm

Connectivity issues between Sony's newly released Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 wireless camera lenses and the iPhone will be addressed in a forthcoming software update, the company has revealed. In addition, third-party apps Camera+ and Camera360 are also working on supporting the accessories.

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Apple reveals Mac apps to soon be included in Volume Purchase Program

10/03/2013, 09:10 pm

In an email to developers on Thursday, Apple announced that it will soon include Mac apps in its Volume Purchase Program, allowing businesses and educational institutions to buy multiple copies of an app at a discounted rate.

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Official Google Music app for Apple's iOS to launch this month - report

10/03/2013, 12:10 pm

On the heels of Apple's iTunes Radio release, Google plans to launch a native iOS application for its Google Play Music All Access service on the App Store, according to a new report.

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Goldee companion app for Philips Hue bulbs offers shifting dynamic light 'scenes'

10/03/2013, 09:10 am

Philips Hue app-controlled light bulbs have gained a slick new control interface with Thursday's launch of Goldee, a new free iPhone app.

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Netflix updated for iOS 7 with HD streaming, AirPlay support

10/03/2013, 08:10 am

Netflix on Thursday updated its official application for Apple's iOS, adding high-definition content and AirPlay streaming support for iOS 7 users.

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