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Topic: App Store

Ralph Lauren debuts iOS-connected fitness & health tracking Polo Tech t-shirt

08/25/2014, 03:08 pm

Legendary fashion house Ralph Lauren is making a big splash in the wearable devices market this week, as a number of ball boys and one player at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships are outfitted with new, iOS-connected nylon shirts that track health and fitness data.

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Secret app to restrict photo uploads, block posts with real names in update

08/22/2014, 06:08 pm

Anonymous social networking app Secret on Friday announced a number of changes to be introduced in its next update, including photo upload limitations and more aggressive restrictions on using real names in posts.

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Apple reportedly complies with Brazilian judge, removes 'Secret' from local App Store

08/21/2014, 11:08 pm

Complying with an order from a Brazilian judge, Apple on Thursday appears to have removed anonymous social networking app Secret from its App Store, though it is unknown if the company took the prescribed step of wiping the app from users' phones.

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Disney expands 'Star Wars' iOS franchise with 'Commander' real-time strategy game

08/21/2014, 09:08 am

After soft-launching in the Australian iOS App Store nearly two months ago, Disney Interactive's "Star Wars: Commander" saw wide release on Thursday, bringing real-time strategy "Rebellion vs. Empire" gameplay to Apple's mobile devices.

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Uber adds API access, affiliate program for apps on Apple's iPhone

08/20/2014, 02:08 pm

Car-calling service Uber on Wednesday unveiled new API and affiliate programs that allow developers to integrate Uber services -- including destination finding, pickup times, fare estimates, and trip history -- into their own apps and earn Uber credits.

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Apple faces preliminary injunction to remove 'Secret' from App Store, users' devices

08/19/2014, 11:08 pm

A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered Apple and Google to not only remove anonymous social networking app Secret from their app stores, but also remotely wipe the software from devices in the country.

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Apple updates pro-level video suite with fixes for Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion

08/19/2014, 07:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a point update for its Final Cut Pro for Mac professional level video editing software including a bug fix for Blu-ray handling, which was also applied to new versions of Compressor and Motion.

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Mailbox for Mac hits public beta, adds synced drafts and 'snooze to desktop' feature

08/19/2014, 12:08 pm

Popular iOS email efficiency tool Mailbox is now accessible to select users on Mac for beta testing, with availability set to expand gradually over the coming weeks as the developer gears up for a public launch.

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Camera+ adds improvements & teases iOS 8 update, Flappy Bird follow-up announced

08/18/2014, 03:08 pm

Popular iOS photography app Camera+ was updated on Monday with a handful of improvements, with bigger things promised to come with iOS 8 this fall. In addition, the creator of the "Flappy Bird" sensation has revealed his latest title, set to arrive on iPhone this week.

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Beats Music app added to 'Made by Apple' list in iOS App Store

08/15/2014, 04:08 pm

More than two months after its acquisition of Beats was announced, Apple on Friday officially added the Beats Music streaming audio app to the App Store's featured "Made by Apple" list.

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WebMD updates Healthy Target, RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 goes free, Sony unveils Album of the Day app

08/14/2014, 04:08 pm

A trio of interesting updates hit the App Store on Thursday, as WebMD added new coaching options to its Healthy Target feature, RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 became a free-to-play game, and Sony released a new music app that will give iOS users a discount on one album each day.

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Mailbox for iOS updated with Passbook support, new languages, more

08/13/2014, 05:08 pm

Popular iOS email client Mailbox was updated on Wednesday with a number of new features, including support for new languages, integration with Passbook and spam filtering, among other email management tweaks.

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Uber adds turn-by-turn directions for drivers, Yo gets profiles and hashtags

08/13/2014, 02:08 pm

Customers of car-calling service Uber will no longer need to give their driver directions to their destination, while users of inexplicably popular monovocable messaging app Yo can now add hashtags and attach links to Yos. Also, Apple has seeded a new test build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to developers.

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Apple adds Family Sharing support information to iOS, Mac App Store listings

08/08/2014, 04:08 pm

Apple on Friday activated a new iOS and Mac App Store asset that notifies customers of compatibility with the company's upcoming Family Sharing program, which will allow family members to share purchased content.

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Apple's iOS App Store puts 20 productivity titles on sale for limited time

08/07/2014, 11:08 pm

Apple on Thursday kicked off a limited time only promotion for select iOS productivity apps, taking at least 50 percent off popular titles like Scanner Pro, Fantastical 2 and Writer Pro.

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1Password for iOS/Mac gets temporary price cut, upcoming iOS 8 version to be free update [u]

08/07/2014, 06:08 pm

It was announced on Thursday that popular iOS and Mac password management app 1Password is on sale for a limited time, and that a future built-for-iOS 8 version with Touch ID support will be available as a free update for existing users.

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Peter Molyneux brings Godus to iOS, Yelp gets Bing Translator, Foursquare adds personalization

08/07/2014, 02:08 pm

iPhone and iPad owners can now use Apple's mobile devices to play God with the release of Peter Molyneux's Godus, read business reviews in different languages with Yelp's new built-in Bing translate capabilities, and receive personalized recommendations with Foursquare.

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Preorders kick off for Sproutling, a 'Nest' for your child's nursery

08/07/2014, 11:08 am

Invented by former Apple and Google employees, with the aid of pediatric specialists and Ph.D scientists, Sproutling is the first baby monitor to sense, learn, and predict a baby's behavior, and its creators believe it will make the lives of new parents less stressful.

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First look: Autodesk's SketchBook Pro 7 for OS X

08/06/2014, 08:08 am

Autodesk on Wednesday launched SketchBook Pro 7, the latest version of the company's easy-to-use -- yet feature-rich -- desktop drawing app with new tools, animation options, layer editor enhancements and more.

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Apple says its App Store has resulted in a half-million new jobs in Europe alone

08/06/2014, 08:08 am

Apple on Wednesday began touting its success in Europe, claiming that it has created or supported 629,000 new jobs in the continent, with nearly 500,000 of those from the so-called "app economy."

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