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Topic: apps

Apple launches iTunes Festival channel for Apple TV alongside refreshed iOS app

08/20/2013, 11:08 pm

As the 2013 iTunes Festival approaches, Apple on Tuesday rolled out a new Apple TV channel and revamped iOS app dedicated to the month-long concert series, featuring new looks and in-depth information about the acts set to perform come September.

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iPad illustration app Procreate gets canvas recording with 'Full HD' video playback in update

08/20/2013, 01:08 am

Popular iPad app Procreate rolled out a significant update on Tuesday, bringing near real-time 1080p canvas recording and video playback, free in-app purchases and support for Wacom's forthcoming pressure sensitive Intuos Creative Stylus.

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Google+ iOS app removes Messenger, adds Hangouts and Google Drive support

08/17/2013, 12:08 am

Google rolled out an update to its Google+ iOS app on Friday, replacing previously integrated Messenger support with Hangouts, while adding support for the company's Google Drive cloud storage service.

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WatchESPN on iPad gets dual-stream viewing, Digg app gets 'Unread' mode

08/15/2013, 08:08 pm

The WatchESPN app for iOS received an update on Thursday that adds a new way to watch in-app content, while Digg's RSS reader for iOS added features like a new "Unread" mode.

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Apple updates App Review Guidelines with focus on apps for children

08/15/2013, 01:08 am

Ahead of its push for iPads in education initiative, Apple has updated the App Review Guidelines document, adding new sections and regulations specifically targeting child safety.

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Long awaited 'Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time' for iOS now available

08/15/2013, 01:08 am

PopCap Games on Thursday released "Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time" for iOS, the follow up to the publisher's addicting bestseller first released for the Windows and OS X desktop operating systems in 2009.

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Audi debuts augmented reality iOS app, Yelp gets in-app reviews, Vevo now supports AirPlay

08/13/2013, 06:08 pm

Car maker Audi has rolled out a new app for those that own both an Audi A3 and an iPhone or iPad, and Yelp has released a new version of its app that allows users to publish reviews within the app. Meanwhile, Vevo has released another update to its iOS app, adding full AirPlay support.

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Google Play Books for iOS updated with textbook rental support

08/08/2013, 09:08 pm

Google on Thursday updated its iBooks-like Google Play Books port, bringing in-app rentals, highlighting and note taking for scanned books, as well as other features to the iOS title.

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Roku set-top boxes can now stream iOS video content to TVs

08/08/2013, 07:08 pm

In an update to its iOS app on Thursday, Roku added the ability to stream content stored on an iPhone, iPad or iPod directly to a number of its set-top TV products.

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Twitter introduces two-step verification with iOS app update

08/06/2013, 05:08 pm

In a point update to its native iOS app on Tuesday, Twitter brings a host of upgrades to users, including a new photo gallery view, improved search and enhanced security with two-step verification.

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Evidence suggests 'Infinity Blade 3' may already be in development

08/03/2013, 12:08 am

While an anticipated spin-off to the "Infinity Blade" franchise was officially cancelled in July, new evidence suggests iOS developer ChAIR may be actively working on an as-yet-unannounced third installment of the successful gaming series.

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Imgur for iOS brings viral images to iPhone and iPad

07/31/2013, 10:07 pm

Imgur released its first official iOS app this week, offering a browsable and searchable version of the popular online viral picture, meme and GIF repository to Apple's portable devices.

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Amazon updates Kindle iOS app with book searches, slides by App Store purchasing rules

07/30/2013, 04:07 pm

With the latest Kindle for iOS app, Amazon is for the first time offering in-app book searches and previews, the latter including a clever mechanism for purchasing an e-book without having to pay out a percentage to Apple.

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Google to retire Google+ Local for iOS on August 7

07/25/2013, 09:07 pm

In an email being sent to Google Maps users, the Internet search giant announced that it will be retiring localized dining, shopping and entertainment discovery app, Google+ Local for iOS, on August 7.

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Yahoo's updated Fantasy Sports app brings mobile drafting to iOS

07/25/2013, 05:07 pm

Yahoo on Thursday released the 2013 version of its Fantasy Sports app for the upcoming NFL season, offering a revamped look, performance improvements, and the ability to draft players from an iPhone or iPad.

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First malware in the wild found exploiting Bluebox's Android app signing flaw

07/25/2013, 02:07 pm

Just three weeks after Bluebox Security first announced the discovery of a key flaw in Google's Android with the potential to turn devices into a "zombie botnet," Symantec has reported finding rogue apps that take advantage of the vulnerability.

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Google Drive iOS app updated with clickable Web links, new spreadsheet functions

07/24/2013, 05:07 pm

Google on Wednesday pushed out a minor update to its cloud-connected Google Drive iOS app, bringing hooks to the mobile versions of Safari and Chrome, as well as a new way to insert columns and rows into spreadsheets.

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Evernote for iOS updated with Skitch support, Shortcuts, Related Notes

07/18/2013, 10:07 pm

In a substantial upgrade to both free and premium level iPhone and iPad apps, note syncing service Evernote adds synced shortcuts, integration with Skitch for marking up images and PDFs, and a new related notes tool.

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Tumblr issues 'very important' iOS app update to plug security hole

07/16/2013, 11:07 pm

Yahoo-owned Tumblr on Tuesday released a security update for its iPhone and iPad apps to resolve an issue that in some cases would allow user passwords to be compromised.

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Google Maps for iOS adds iPad support, live traffic updates and indoor navigation

07/16/2013, 11:07 pm

Google unveiled a significant update to Google Maps on Tuesday, finally bringing support for Apple's iPad, while adding enhanced features like indoor walking directions and "Explore," a new interface for browsing shopping, dining and lodging destinations.

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