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Topic: apps

Apple offers 99-cent sale pricing on 24 iOS apps for limited time

07/16/2015, 11:07 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out another of its limited-time-only iOS App Store sections, this time featuring 24 apps on sale for 99 cents each, including popular titles like Pixelmator and GoodReader, as well as hit games Shadowmatic and The Room Two.


Rovio's 'Angry Birds 2' to launch on Apple's iOS July 30

07/16/2015, 10:07 am

Finnish developer Rovio will launch its first official sequel to the ultra-popular "Angry Birds" game on July 30, debuting on mobile platforms including Apple's iOS.


Follow NASA's historic mission to Pluto with the New Horizons app on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

07/14/2015, 03:07 pm

NASA's New Horizons space probe is set to begin transmitting the first ever high-resolution images of Pluto back to earth later today, and you can follow the exciting progress on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch with the official New Horizons app.


Pixelmator for iOS gains Dynamic Touch, faster Repair tool & more

07/14/2015, 09:07 am

A new version of Pixelmator for iOS, released on Tuesday, makes a number of improvements to the app, most significantly introducing Dynamic Touch and a much faster Repair tool.


Facebook launches News Feed prioritization first via its iOS app

07/09/2015, 11:07 am

Facebook on Thursday began deploying a new feature first through its iOS app, making it easier for users of the social network to decide which posts are and are not presented by the social network's News Feed.


Apple to hike international App Store prices, add new low-cost tiers in certain countries

07/08/2015, 12:07 am

In an email sent to developers on Tuesday, Apple announced upcoming App Store pricing adjustments slated to affect Mexico, South Africa, South Korea and Turkey, including new low-price tiers in select emerging markets.


Amazon brings Cloud Drive media, document access to iPhone & iPad

07/06/2015, 01:07 pm

Amazon on Monday released an official iOS client for Cloud Drive, allowing people to access content from the file storage service on their iPhone or iPad.


GoPro launches compact, single-button Hero4 Session camera with iPhone connectivity

07/06/2015, 10:07 am

GoPro on Monday announced a new $400 action camera, the Hero4 Session, a cube-shaped device said to be half as big and 40 percent lighter than other Hero4 models, while still offering many of the same features including wireless connectivity to Apple's iPhone.


Apple reinstates select games with Confederate flag art to iOS App Store

06/26/2015, 05:06 pm

Apple on Friday reinstated a number of games recently stricken from the iOS App Store for bearing references to the Confederate battle flag, a polarizing symbol that some equate to slavery in America.


Apple highlights LGBT content with special curated App Store section

06/25/2015, 07:06 pm

In celebration of efforts made toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights equality, Apple on Thursday added a special section to the iOS App Store pointing to movies, music, TV shows, apps and other online media it says reflects LGBT pride.


Apple confirms Confederate flag ban in App Store, says war games have to change art

06/25/2015, 03:06 pm

Apple on Thursday confirmed that it has removed a number of games and other apps from the App Store because they contain images of the Confederate battle flag.


iTunes U update allows homework submissions, outside app integration [u]

06/25/2015, 02:06 pm

Apple's iTunes U is set to be updated to allow students to submit homework through the app, and for course materials to integrate external apps, greatly expanding the abilities of its education-focused platform. [Updated]


Apple pulls Civil War games from App Store in ongoing controversy over Confederate flags

06/25/2015, 11:06 am

Apple appears to have removed most or all content from the App Store that features a Confederate flag, even games which only feature the flag in a historical war context, it was discovered on Thursday.


Privacy group asks FTC to limit location, contact sharing in Uber's mobile apps

06/22/2015, 03:06 pm

A non-profit public interest group on Monday filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, asking it to investigate Uber over policies that could soon add extra contact and location tracking permissions to its ridesharing apps.


New Bethesda mobile game 'Fallout Shelter' debuts exclusively on Apple's iOS

06/15/2015, 09:06 am

Fans of the Fallout franchise have a new mobile game to occupy their attention in the run-up to Fallout 4's hotly-anticipated release, though Android users are out of luck as the game -- called Fallout Shelter -- is available only on iOS for now.


Twitter launches 'Experiments' program for iOS, Google brings AirPlay to Slides

06/11/2015, 06:06 pm

Twitter is launching an "Experiments" beta-testing program for iOS, a report said on Thursday. Google meanwhile updated its three iOS Docs apps, most notably adding AirPlay and Chromecast support to Slides.


PlayStation Vue adds to live TV subscriptions for iPad ahead of rumored Apple service

06/10/2015, 01:06 pm

Sony on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue TV service for the iPad, growing the number of TV subscrition services available for Apple products even as Apple's own rumored service remains in limbo.


Apple hands out Apple Design Awards to Pacemaker, Crossy Road, more

06/08/2015, 09:06 pm

Following Apple's WWDC keynote at Moscone West on Monday, the company handed out its annual Design Awards to developers whose iOS and OS X apps "combined design and technology in powerful ways."


Periscope adds map-based feed browsing, Sunrise Calendar hits Apple Watch

06/04/2015, 11:06 am

Twitter on Thursday added several features to Periscope, most significantly a map browser, while Microsoft added an Apple Watch app to Sunrise Calendar.


Google announces Street View iOS app, plans to merge Views into Maps

06/03/2015, 03:06 pm

Google on Wednesday announced plans to launch a new app, Street View, which will let anyone submit a photo sphere to Maps, including ones captured via compatible 360-degree cameras.