Topic: App Store
03/13/2014, 10:03 pm
Apple on Thursday added to its App Store a section dedicated to apps that make it easy to share "selfies," a term coined to describe self-portraits users of smartphones and other devices post to social media networks.
03/12/2014, 03:03 pm
A trio of popular iOS apps were updated Wednesday as network testing tool Speedtest.net gained iPad support, journaling app Day One introduced a new public publishing feature, and replacement calendar Fantastical 2 received a slew of bug fixed and improvements.
03/11/2014, 11:03 pm
Apple's recently-released iOS 7.1 update now shows a pop-up warning message for users making in-app purchases for the first time, reminding them of a 15-minute grace period in which additional purchases can be made without reentering password.
03/10/2014, 04:03 pm
Along with the release of iOS 7.1, Apple on Monday issued updates for a number of its iOS applications, with Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote, and Podcasts all receiving attention.
03/07/2014, 03:03 pm
Pebble on Friday announced a trio of new partners for its wrist-worn platform, with official applications from eBay, Evernote and Time Warner Cable now available on the Pebble app store.
03/06/2014, 08:03 pm
Amazon on Wednesday released Amazon Seller, an iOS app that acts as a portable toolbox for merchants with accounts with the Internet sales giant to initiate sales, manage products and communicate with customers.
03/06/2014, 04:03 pm
Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iTunes Festival app, which some insiders said would be the harbinger of iOS 7.1, though it appears the app only requires iOS 7 to run.
03/06/2014, 03:03 pm
Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this week's announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications is said to be a simple process.
03/06/2014, 12:03 pm
Apple is moving toward the March 31 deadline for complying with the terms of its settlement with the FTC over in-app purchases, and the company is alleged to have run into technical difficulties when implementing changes to the iOS App Store.
03/06/2014, 09:03 am
Digital comic book seller ComiXology, whose iPad application is consistently one of the top grossing options on Apple's App Store, informed users on Thursday that it was victim to a security breach, and users must reset their passwords.
03/03/2014, 05:03 pm
Microsoft's Xbox Live social gaming service is set to go cross-platform, reaching beyond the Xbox consoles and Windows devices to Apple's iOS, and also Google's Android.
02/28/2014, 08:02 pm
In emails sent out to users on Friday, imo announced that it will be discontinuing support for all third-party instant messaging networks to focus on a build-out of its own platform.
02/27/2014, 09:02 pm
Google on Thursday updated its all-in-one Hangouts messaging app, bringing optimizations for Apple's latest iOS 7, new features for iPad and overall usability enhancements.
02/27/2014, 05:02 pm
ABC on Thursday announced that it will be live streaming the 86th Academy Awards to the Web and mobile devices, including Apple's iOS lineup, but plans to limit access to subscribers of certain pay-TV providers in specific areas of the country.
02/27/2014, 01:02 pm
Users of popular save-for-later app Instapaper can now stream saved videos directly to their television with Apple's AirPlay, while all-in-one document management app Documents has been redesigned with a flat, iOS 7-inspired user interface.
02/25/2014, 08:02 pm
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday released a broadband speed test tool for iOS that not only provides instant feedback on current network health, but also aggregates anonymized speed and location data to maintain a nationwide performance map.
02/25/2014, 04:02 pm
King, the company behind popular iOS game Candy Crush, has abandoned its controversial pursuit of ownership of the term "candy" in the U.S., and has officially withdrawn its trademark application.
Disney Movies Anywhere allows users to bypass Apple's store for iTunes content, comes with free movie
02/25/2014, 08:02 am
iOS device owners interested in keeping and viewing their catalog of digital Disney movies all in one place, as well as buying new titles through Apple without even needing to launch the iTunes Store, can download the new, free Disney Movies Anywhere application, which comes with a free digital copy of Pixar's "The Incredibles."
02/24/2014, 11:02 am
Monday morning brought about the launch of the new streaming network from World Wrestling Entertainment, as well as new applications for both iOS and the Apple TV that allow users to access the content from all of their Apple devices with a $10-per-month subscription.
02/20/2014, 03:02 pm
As talks between Facebook and WhatsApp began to draw to a close, Google Chief Executive Larry Page made a last-ditch effort to block the deal, and was even willing to outdo the $19 billion agreement the messaging app eventually reached with Facebook.