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Topic: App Store

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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App Store revenue, number of customers both reached new records for Apple in July

08/05/2014, 01:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday revealed that the month of July was the best ever for its digital software downloads, as the App Store generated more revenue and had more customers make purchases than ever before.

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Facebook's Slingshot adds 'reactions-to-reactions' in latest update, bypasses reply to unlock

07/31/2014, 08:07 pm

Facebook on Thursday pushed out an update to its Slingshot photo messaging service and app, allowing users to bypass the "reply-to-unlock" mechanic by replying to "reactions" with photos, video or text.

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Office for iPad update adds support for third-party fonts, ability to send as PDF

07/31/2014, 01:07 pm

Microsoft's Office for iPad suite, which includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint, was given a significant update on Thursday, giving users the ability to utilize third-party fonts in Word, and the option to export files as PDFs in all three programs, among other new additions.

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Indiegogo and Wikipedia release new iOS apps, Waze adds updated voice guidance

07/31/2014, 01:07 pm

Crowdfunding site Indiegogo on Thursday unveiled an iOS app that allows users to back projects on the go, while internet encyclopedia Wikipedia launched a ground-up rewrite of its own native app and crowdsourced traffic information app Waze issued an update featuring improvements to its voice guidance system.

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Shazam launches Mac app with always-on listening mode

07/31/2014, 03:07 am

Popular music, TV and ad recognition app Shazam made its way to the Mac on Wednesday with a new app that operates in background to serve up instant matches, with one-click access to lyrics, music videos and iTunes purchasing.

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Briefly: Readdle slashes up to 70% off iOS app titles in honor of 7th birthday

07/31/2014, 02:07 am

Readdle, developer of popular iOS apps like Scanner Pro and PDF Expert 5, is having a 48-hour sale on its iOS app offerings in celebration of its birthday, cutting up to 70 percent off select titles.

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Microsoft updates OneNote for iOS and Mac with OneDrive access, file insertion, more

07/30/2014, 02:07 am

Microsoft on Tuesday rolled out a major update to its Apple-centric OneNote product line, adding new features like access to notes stored in OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, inserting files and note reorganization and sharing.

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