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Google Maps updates with new iOS 10 widgets, more place details

10/07/2016, 11:10 am

Google has updated the iOS version of Maps with a few significant improvements, among them widgets redesigned for iOS 10, and more details about some of the places users visit.

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Apple pulls API doc browser Dash citing 'repeated fraudulent activity'

10/06/2016, 05:10 pm

Apple has pulled Dash, a popular API documentation resource, from the Mac and iOS App Stores, claiming that developer Bogdan Popescu manipulated reviews to get more downloads.

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Facebook Messenger turns on promised end-to-end chat encryption

10/04/2016, 04:10 pm

Facebook on Tuesday launched end-to-end encryption for all users of its Messenger mobile app, though the option isn't on by default, and comes with some other limitations.

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Facebook intros new Marketplace feature through iOS & Android apps

10/03/2016, 11:10 am

Facebook on Monday began rolling out a new feature in its iOS and Android apps called the Marketplace, where users can buy and sell items locally in a manner similar to Craigslist.

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Apple threatens to pull No. 1 iMessage sticker pack 'Phoneys' for violating App Store regulations

09/30/2016, 09:09 pm

Apple on Friday issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack "Phoneys," saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.

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The CW launches Apple TV app, no cable login required

09/29/2016, 08:09 pm

Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.

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Adobe Lightroom for iOS now supports RAW shooting on iPhone 7, 7 Plus

09/29/2016, 07:09 pm

Two weeks after Adobe brought DNG image file format support to iOS with Lightroom for mobile, the company on Thursday updated its app to take full advantage of Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Skype for iOS gets Siri and CallKit support in latest update

09/28/2016, 07:09 pm

Skype on Wednesday became the latest app to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 10 APIs, with the popular VoIP product now supporting both Siri commands and CallKit for a completely integrated experience.

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Spotify debuts 'Daily Mix' to compete with Apple Music's 'For You'

09/27/2016, 04:09 pm

Spotify on Tuesday debuted a feature called the Daily Mix, offering tailored playlists apparently meant to challenge the "For You" content on Apple Music.

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MLB At Bat adds video highlights in Notification Center, other iOS 10 enhancements

09/27/2016, 11:09 am

Major League Baseball has updated its At Bat app for iOS, adding several iOS 10-related features, particularly the ability to watch video highlights from notifications without opening the app itself.

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Facebook Messenger adds support for iOS 10's extended CallKit controls

09/21/2016, 02:09 pm

Facebook on Wednesday pushed out an update to its Messenger iOS app, quietly adding support for Apple's CallKit framework, which was introduced alongside iOS 10 earlier this month.

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Google launches Allo 'smart' messaging app with Google Assistant AI

09/21/2016, 01:09 am

As promised, Google late Tuesday launched Allo, a so-called "smart" messaging app that sets itself apart from the crowd by integrating artificial intelligence assistant akin to Apple's Siri.

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Pandora launches new 'Plus' tier, promises on-demand streaming by end of 2016

09/15/2016, 11:09 am

Pandora on Thursday announced "Pandora Plus," a revamping of its $4.99 Pandora One plan, while also making changes to its free tier and confirming it will offer on-demand streaming later in 2016, in a bid to compete with Apple Music and Spotify.

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Adobe Lightroom for mobile update brings RAW image capture to iOS 10

09/13/2016, 07:09 pm

Adobe on Tuesday released an updated version of Lightroom for iOS with support for its DNG fie format, allowing iOS 10 devices to both capture and edit pictures as part of an end-to-end RAW workflow.

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Lyft, Venmo, LinkedIn, Map My Run among first third-party apps to support Siri in iOS 10

09/13/2016, 03:09 pm

With Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, third-party applications can, for the first time, take advantage of Siri voice controls. Here's a diverse list of some of the first apps updated with SiriKit integration.

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Super Mario Run Stickers for iOS 10 iMessages now available as free download

09/12/2016, 06:09 pm

Apple's iMessage App Store is set to launch this week with its new Nintendo partnership leading the way, as the Super Mario Run Stickers app is now available to download.

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Apps for iOS 10, including Messages apps, begin arriving on iOS App Store [u]

09/12/2016, 02:09 pm

Ahead of this Tuesday's launch of iOS 10, Apple has begun allowing apps designed for the new operating system onto the App Store, including downloads that tap into the new Messages integration feature.

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Facebook switches on bot-based purchases in Messenger

09/12/2016, 01:09 pm

Facebook on Monday announced that one of the key poles of its bot strategy, chat-based purchases, will soon take effect for users of its Messenger app.

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Apple to begin removing abandoned and problematic apps from App Store next week

09/01/2016, 02:09 pm

Apple on Thursday announced that it will make a pair of key changes to the iOS App Store starting next Wednesday, most notably a new effort to remove abandoned and problematic apps so they can no longer be downloaded.

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Fox Sports Go app for Apple TV lets viewers watch four games simultaneously

08/26/2016, 10:08 am

Fox on Friday released a tvOS version of Fox Sports GO, with a unique interface allowing Apple TV owners to watch up to four games simultaneously -- if they already have authenticated access to the associated channels.

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