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Topic: App Store

Popular iOS game 'Star Wars: Tiny Death Star' finally makes its way to US App Store

11/07/2013, 02:11 am

After being out for weeks in the Australian iOS App Store, the Star Wars-themed version of NimbleBits' 2011 iPhone Game of the Year Tiny Tower, "Star Wars: Tiny Death Star," has been released in the U.S.

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Web service IFTTT gets iOS Photos and Reminders integration in update

11/06/2013, 08:11 pm

In an update to its iOS app, Web-based automation and productivity service IFTTT (If This Then That) added deeper integration with Photos and Reminders, improved background syncing and added swipe gestures for iOS 7.

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Apple Store app now supports international Passbook gift cards after update

11/06/2013, 12:11 am

Apple on Wednesday issued an update to its Apple Store app, which along with the usual bug fixes and performance tweaks, brings support for digital gift cards that can be redeemed via the iOS Passbook app.

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Google Now for iOS updated with notifications, reminders, improved voice search

11/05/2013, 01:11 pm

Google on Tuesday pushed an update to the Google Search app, bringing formerly Android-only features like handsfree "OK, Google" voice search to the iOS variant of the company's Google Now digital life assistant.

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Apple's iTunes Remote app updated with new, iOS 7-inspired design [u]

11/04/2013, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday released an update to its iTunes remote control app for iOS devices, bringing a new visual design and adding support for iTunes 11.1.

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Ad for Apple's redesigned Remote iOS app appears briefly on iTunes Store

10/31/2013, 06:10 pm

A banner advertisement has been spotted on Apple's Colombian iTunes Store showing what appears to be a redesigned icon for Apple's Remote iOS app, hinting that the popular title may soon see an iOS 7-style refresh.

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Fantastical 2 brings natural voice recognition, enhanced calendar views to iOS

10/31/2013, 05:10 pm

Fantastical 2.0 for iOS is a virtual personal assistant masquerading as a calendar application. Oh, I know Siri acts like a personal assistant, but only Fantastical is really good at managing my calendar.

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Apple now listing native iOS apps such as Safari & Messages in App Store search results

10/31/2013, 12:10 pm

When using relatively generic search terms like "web" or "SMS" in the iOS App Store, users now receive inline "advertisements" for Apple's built-in equivalents before any third-party apps are shown.

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Apple allows developers to modify Game Center leaderboards, delete fake scores

10/29/2013, 01:10 am

In a tweak to iTunes Connect, Apple is allowing app developers to view and manage the top 100 scores on Game Center leaderboards attached to their iOS games, dissuading users from posting fake scores.

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Twitter client Tweetbot releases iOS 7-inspired update with complete redesign, all-new features

10/24/2013, 06:10 pm

Developer Tapbots on Thursday unveiled Tweetbot 3 for iPhone and iPod touch, wrapping a revamped interface, new composition tools and native push notifications, among other features, in a sleek new look borrowing from iOS 7.

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Apple updates Find My iPhone, Podcasts, Trailers iOS apps [u]

10/22/2013, 08:10 pm

Amid the deluge of product announcements and software updates, Apple snuck out new versions of its free Find My iPhone, Podcasts and iTunes Trailers apps, redressing the titles in iOS 7 regalia.

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App Roundup: New iLife and iWork apps for OS X, iOS go live

10/22/2013, 06:10 pm

Following Apple's announcement of retooled iLife and iWork apps for both iOS and OS X on Tuesday, the company has started rolling out the new software to users via the App Store.

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Apple's App Store hits 1M options, iTunes Radio users play 1B songs

10/22/2013, 01:10 pm

The iOS App Store now has more than a million applications available, Apple announced on Tuesday. And the recently launched iTunes Radio has already hit more than 20 million users.

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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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