Topic: App Store
05/28/2014, 01:05 pm
Mobile analytics firm App Annie on Wednesday announced that it acquired smaller competitor Distimo in a transaction that the company says will help develop "the most advanced platform for analyzing the mobile app ecosystem."
05/28/2014, 11:05 am
As sales of of music and videos from the iTunes Store decline, Apple's App Store continues to grow, and is on pace to account for most of the company's online services revenue by the end of this year.
05/27/2014, 07:05 pm
After being purchased by Amazon in April, popular iOS comic book app comiXology on Monday announced its "Summer Reading List" campaign that gives users 20 free comics over the course of 20 days.
05/27/2014, 02:05 pm
Family photo sharers now have more room to upload photos for free after Adobe increased the storage limit for its Revel service, while popular universal calculator app has received a major update that includes a new calculator core.
05/23/2014, 03:05 pm
Online video powerhouse YouTube on Friday gave users a glimpse at the future of its product roadmap, which is set to expand to include a new mobile application aimed at helping content creators manage their channels as well as a way to raise money from viewers.
05/22/2014, 12:05 pm
iPad-toting disk jockeys now have a wealth of new material to play with thanks to new Spotify integration in djay 2, while users who have been waiting for a way to broadcast iOS notifications to their Mac can do so with new entrant Notifyr.
05/21/2014, 03:05 pm
Popular free iOS game "Weed Firm," which reached No. 1 on the App Store charts, was removed by Apple on Wednesday, drawing criticism from the developer due to the continued availability of other applications that feature illegal activity.
05/21/2014, 12:05 pm
Facebook on Wednesday launched a new, optional feature that allows its iPhone application to use the device's microphone to listen for and identify television and music content when posting a status update.
05/21/2014, 10:05 am
With only a few weeks to go before the 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple on Wednesday released the official schedule for its annual developer event, confirming that it will hold a keynote presentation on Monday, June 2.
05/20/2014, 03:05 pm
Popular web automation service If This, Then That now allows users to perform tasks based on data from a Fitbit activity tracker, while a new version of Kik messenger makes it easier to manage conversations and media content.
05/16/2014, 03:05 pm
Shortly after the iOS translation app "Word Lens" was featured in a prominent iPhone commercial from Apple, the developer behind the app has been snapped up by rival Google.
05/15/2014, 05:05 pm
As part of the batch of updates on Thursday it was revealed that Apple may soon offer developers the ability to send out promotional codes for in-app purchases, a change from previous App Store policy.
05/15/2014, 03:05 pm
Apple on Thursday unveiled a new revision to its developer-focused iTunes Connect app for iOS, sporting an all-new design and the ability to manage multimedia content in the iTunes Store and iBooks Store alongside apps on the App Store.
05/15/2014, 11:05 am
As part of its massive reinvention, Foursquare on Thursday launched a new application called Swarm, allowing users to find nearby friends, share their current location, and collaborate to make plans, while a revamp of the company's flagship software is still forthcoming.
05/15/2014, 11:05 am
Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will be able to use their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to take one of the three official, self-guided themed audio tours, once the museum opens its doors later this month.
05/14/2014, 06:05 pm
Ubiquitous social network Facebook on Wednesday issued an update to its flagship iOS app, bringing a new feature that automatically publishes posts created when a user's cell signal is weak or their phone is not connected to a data network.
05/14/2014, 05:05 pm
Unexpected iOS hit "Flappy Bird," which caused a stir after its developer yanked the title from the App Store while it sat atop the most downloaded charts, is poised to make a return this summer complete with multiplayer and "less addictive" qualities.
05/13/2014, 04:05 pm
Google's official Search application for iPhone and iPad was updated on Tuesday with enhanced functionality, allowing users to have "smarter conversations" with the software in a manner not unlike Apple's own Siri personal assistant.
05/12/2014, 07:05 pm
After a highly anticipated launch in late March, Microsoft's Office for iPad suite of productivity apps is still going strong in the iOS App Store after having accumulated some 27 million downloads as of Monday.
05/09/2014, 07:05 pm
In what appears to be a continued paring down of extraneous apps in its iOS software ecosystem, Facebook on Friday removed Poke and Camera from the app store.