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Topic: apps

Microsoft launches new MSN apps for news, health, sports, finance & food

12/11/2014, 09:12 am

Microsoft on Thursday debuted five new applications under its MSN banner for Apple's iOS, offering aggregated content from Bing covering a range of topics including news, sports and money.

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eBay updates iPad app with new look and features, offers special discounts on Apple accessories

12/09/2014, 05:12 pm

Online auction giant eBay on Tuesday announced a batch of exclusive iPad accessory deals to celebrate the rollout of its redesigned iPad app, which sports a completely new interface designed for a more engaging experience.

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Transmit for iOS restricted from using iCloud Drive, forced to delete all share sheet options

12/08/2014, 05:12 pm

In its latest puzzling App Store policy assertion, Apple has reportedly blocked Panic from adding the standard iOS Share Sheet to its Transmit file transfer app due to an unwritten policy that "forbids apps from uploading content to iCloud Drive unless the content was created in the app itself."

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Apple releases Final Cut Pro 10.1.4 and Xcode 6.1.1 with feature additions, bug fixes

12/02/2014, 05:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its pro-level video editing app Final Cut Pro with minor feature additions and bug fixes, while the latest Xcode release addresses crashing issues experienced when coding in Swift.

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Apple sends rare push notification ad promoting App Store's (RED) campaign

12/01/2014, 09:12 pm

Apple on Monday sent out a rare self-promoting iOS push notification regarding the iOS App Store's (RED) campaign to help fight AIDS, though the unsolicited message turned out to be a cause of concern for certain users.

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Roundup: Holiday app deals bring deep discounts on Infinity Blade Trilogy, Fantastical, more

11/29/2014, 07:11 am

As brick-and-mortar shops welcome an onslaught of holiday shoppers looking for the year's best savings, purveyors of digital goods are also offering deep discounts and promotions for their wares.

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Twitter to track installed third-party apps on iOS with new app graph system

11/26/2014, 08:11 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging platform Twitter on Wednesday announced a new initiative called app graph, which looks to track the apps users have installed on their devices to suggest promoted content and potentially allow for enhanced timeline personalization.

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Dropbox for iOS integrates Microsoft Office document editing

11/25/2014, 06:11 pm

As promised earlier in November, Dropbox on Tuesday activated a new iOS app feature that lets users open and edit Microsoft Office documents through their respective apps, with automatic syncing and saving.

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Apple's World AIDS Day campaign brings exclusive app content for charity, retail sales donations

11/23/2014, 10:11 pm

Apple on Sunday announced its 2014 World AIDS Day campaign that will see the company donate a portion of its holiday retail sales, as well as proceeds from a special section of the App Store called "Apps for (RED)," to the (RED) foundation's Global Fund to fight AIDS.

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Apple updates GarageBand for iOS with exclusive RED Loop Pack, available for limited time

11/23/2014, 05:11 pm

Apple on Sunday released an update to its GarageBand music authoring app that activates an option to purchase the (GarageBand)RED Loop Pack, an exclusive collections of hundreds of new instrument loops, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Snapchat partners with Square to debut Snapcash money transfers

11/17/2014, 04:11 pm

In a surprise announcement on Monday, ephemeral photo and video messaging service Snapchat unveiled Snapcash, a person-to-person payments platform powered by Square.

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VSCO Cam for IOS update brings iPad support, access to 'Journal' publishing platform

11/13/2014, 06:11 pm

Popular iOS photography app VSCO Cam received an extensive update on Thursday, bringing a newly built native iPad version, access to "Journal" publishing, filter comparisons and cloud syncing across devices.

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Netflix for iOS update brings support for iOS 8, 1080p playback on iPhone 6 Plus

11/11/2014, 04:11 pm

Netflix on Tuesday issued an update for its iOS app, bringing full compatibility with Apple's latest iOS 8 operating system and 1080p playback for the new iPhone 6 Plus.

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iPhone 6 already driving iOS enterprise share gains for Apple

11/10/2014, 01:11 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reports that Apple's iPhone 6 launch helped the company win back mobile device enterprise share from Android, boosting iOS to 69 percent of all device activations as firms' deployment of custom mobile apps continues to grow exponentially.

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Google Drive adds Touch ID support, Swype for iOS goes free, Apple apps get minor updates

11/06/2014, 04:11 pm

As Apple introduced minor updates to iWork, Beats Music and more, a number of other key updates hit the iOS App Store, including a temporary sale on the popular Swype keyboard from Nuance, as well as Touch ID security and iOS 8 extension support added to Google Drive.

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First look: Pixelmator 3.3 with support for 5K iMac, Handoff, Repair extension, more

11/06/2014, 08:11 am

Popular image editing software developer Pixelmator on Thursday released version 3.3 of its eponymous Mac app, bringing a host of new functions that take full advantage of Apple's latest OS X Yosemite features.

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'Disney Movies Anywhere' gets Android app, ushers in cross-platform movie purchasing

11/04/2014, 01:11 am

Disney on Tuesday rolled out an Android app for its "Disney Movies Anywhere" cloud service -- already available for iOS -- in a rare deal that finds Apple and Google sharing digital content rights for movie purchases.

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Nike+ Running app updated with Apple HealthKit integration, elevation tracking, more

10/28/2014, 07:10 pm

Nike on Tuesday released a new version of its popular Nike+ fitness app for iOS, bringing integration with Apple's Health app, elevation tracking , enhanced heart rate monitor support and user interface tweaks.

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Facebook introduces anonymous chat app 'Rooms'

10/23/2014, 06:10 pm

Facebook is taking a stab at anonymous group messaging with its latest app "Rooms," which combines the idea of traditional chatrooms with modern smartphone conveniences.

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First look: Pixelmator for iPad takes powerful image editing on-the-go

10/23/2014, 07:10 am

Popular Mac image editor Pixelmator went mobile on Thursday with an eponymous iPad release that combines two hallmark features users of the desktop version have come to love: a deep powerful toolset in an easy to use interface.

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