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Topic: App Store

RunKeeper for iOS adds 'Goal Coach' for personalized guidance and motivation

04/24/2014, 11:04 am

Popular iPhone fitness application RunKeeper saw a significant update on Thursday with the addition of "Goal Coach," a new free feature that allows users to set achievable but challenging goals as they train.

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Opera 'Coast' for iOS brings the enjoyment back to mobile Web browsing

04/24/2014, 08:04 am

Opera Software on Thursday launched Coast version 3.0, a Web browser for Apple iOS devices that eschews extraneous onscreen buttons and text boxes for intuitive gesture controls and contextual pop-out menus. The end result is a tidy full-screen surfing experience.

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IMDb for iOS adds TV & Amazon Prime listings, Nike+ Move gets internationalized

04/23/2014, 03:04 pm

Two noteworthy new updates hit the App Store on Wednesday as television and movie database IMDb added TV listings and the ability to check titles' Amazon Prime ability, while Nike's Nike+ Move gained a number of localizations and stability improvements.

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Developers get new app content descriptions, rating systems in iTunes Connect update

04/22/2014, 10:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday sent out emails to developers notifying them of changes to iTunes Connect that may impact how the company rates their apps, including a new rating system for the Brazilian App Store and territory-specific restrictions.

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Apple adds 'In-app purchase' warning to iOS App Store, iTunes lists

04/22/2014, 07:04 pm

In a change to the iOS App Store pushed out alongside Tuesday's iOS 7.1.1 release, Apple has added labels to listed apps and games that include in-app purchases, with the notifications showing up in both iOS and desktop versions of iTunes.

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Apple updates iWork apps for iOS with stability improvements and bug fixes

04/22/2014, 05:04 pm

Coming on the heels of Tuesday's iOS 7.1.1 release, Apple has issued updates to all iWork for iOS apps with unnamed stability and bug fixes.

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1Password 4.5 for Apple's iOS overhauled with focus on speed, productivity

04/22/2014, 09:04 am

Popular password management tool 1Password was given a major update on iOS on Tuesday, with the new version 4.5 sporting AirDrop support, always-available search, and support for multiple and shared vaults.

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Mailbox 2.0 brings automated actions, preference syncing via Dropbox

04/21/2014, 09:04 pm

Dropbox's popular Gmail and iCloud client Mailbox was updated on Monday with a new automation feature called "Auto-swipe," the ability to sync preferences across multiple devices and routine performance enhancements.

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Apple and Google bring fight for exclusive games to mobile

04/21/2014, 04:04 am

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Sunday, Apple and Google are actively pursuing game developers with special incentives to make sure big name titles come to their respective platforms first.

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Beats Music enables in-app subscriptions with latest update in bid for more users

04/18/2014, 08:04 pm

Beats Music, the streaming radio arm of the Beats empire, updated its iPhone app on Friday with the notable addition of in-app subscriptions, meaning the company is now paying Apple's usual 30 percent commission on new sign-ups.

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Facebook updates Paper app with notifications, photo comments, 'new story' buttons, more

04/18/2014, 07:04 pm

Facebook on Friday rolled out a an update to its newsreader-style alternative Paper, adding a number of new features that bring the app more in line with the company's flagship iOS title.

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Yahoo gives Flickr complete overhaul with new design, HD video and image search

04/17/2014, 06:04 pm

With its release of the revamped Flickr 3.0 iOS app on Thursday, Yahoo continues its push to bolster the photo capture, storage and sharing service by adding features already on competing apps like Instagram.

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Facebook unveils new 'Nearby Friends' geolocation meetup feature

04/17/2014, 02:04 pm

Facebook users will now have an easier time meeting up with friends at social events or planning group activities using the social network's new Nearby Friends feature, an opt-in service that alerts friends when they are close to each other.

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RunKeeper's new Breeze app goes beyond workouts to count daily steps via Apple's M7 chip in iPhone 5s

04/17/2014, 11:04 am

RunKeeper on Thursday launched Breeze, its new step tracking app that harnesses the abilities of the M7 chip found in Apple's iPhone 5s. AppleInsider was given an early hands-on with Breeze, and found it's a great way to track activity from the rest of the day, when you're not out for a run.

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Apple-highlighted iOS toy Anki Drive gains new cars, tracks & race mode

04/16/2014, 01:04 pm

Anki Drive, a lineup of iOS-compatible intelligent toy race cars which were originally exclusive at retail to Apple Stores, expanded on Wednesday with new cars, tracks, and an entirely new race mode.

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Google releases Helpouts for iOS, A&E brings live streaming from cable to the iPad

04/15/2014, 03:04 pm

A trio of interesting updates hit the App Store Tuesday as Google brought its Helpouts live video tutorial service to iOS and A&E Networks launched live streaming of its A&E and History channels to the iPad.

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Microsoft launches $70/year Office 365 Personal for Mac, iPad

04/15/2014, 01:04 pm

Pricing on Microsoft's Office 365 service became a little more affordable for individual users on Tuesday, as the company launched a new "Personal" subscription plan priced at $69.99 per year.

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Hands on with MakerBot's iOS-connected 5th generation of 3D printers & Digitizer desktop 3D scanner

04/13/2014, 03:04 pm

As the technology behind 3D printing improves, market leader MakerBot continues to expand its lineup of devices, and is working to enhance its connectivity with Apple's iOS ecosystem.

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Amazon buys digital comic book platform comiXology

04/10/2014, 11:04 pm

Online sales giant Amazon on Thursday announced the purchase of digital comics platform comiXology, which is responsible for the popular iPad app 'Comics' that consistently ranks near the top of the iOS App Store's top grossing charts.

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Facebook to remove Messenger from main app to reduce 'friction'

04/09/2014, 09:04 pm

Facebook on Wednesday started sending out notifications to users in Europe regarding the imminent removal of Messenger from the service's flagship iOS and Android apps, a move that will ultimately force users who chat to download the standalone version.

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