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Topic: apps

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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WhatsApp Messenger gets iCloud backups in update, Pocket fixes tweet attribution bug

07/16/2013, 09:07 pm

Two popular iOS titles received updates on Tuesday, with WhatsApp Messenger getting cloud storage backups with Apple's iCloud, while content reader, storage and syncing app Pocket squashes a Twitter related bug.

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Editorial: Google's Android haunted by Steve Jobs' warnings on app signing security

07/14/2013, 02:07 pm

In May 2007, I interviewed Steve Jobs on the subject of native apps for the iPhone months before the new phone first went on sale. Six years later, his answers are now haunting Google's rival Android platform because the search giant has failed to heed the advice leaking from the top of Apple's ship.

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Square Enix changes stance, will remove 'Deus Ex: The Fall' jailbreak restriction

07/12/2013, 05:07 pm

Square Enix, publisher of iOS action role-playing game Deus Ex, has decided to remove an in-game limitation that would disable a user's ability to fire a weapon if the title was installed on a jailbroken device.

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eBay debuts store for 3D printed objects with 'Exact' iOS app

07/12/2013, 03:07 pm

Online auction and shopping giant eBay on Friday debuted Exact, an app dedicated to selling customizable 3D printed objects, like iPhone cases, jewelry, and other small items, directly from a user's handset.

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New IFTTT app launches with iPhone-only photo, reminder and contacts recipes

07/11/2013, 06:07 am

The versatile Web-based productivity tool IFTTT (an acronym for "If This Then That") released an iOS app on Thursday that marries the utility of its Internet-connected actions and triggers with the convenience of an iPhone.

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Yahoo updates Mail app with multi-login support, Tumblr with refined search

07/10/2013, 12:07 am

Yahoo updated two of its iOS titles on Tuesday, with Mail getting support for multiple accounts, while the recently acquired Tumblr received powerful new search enhancements.

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Path update brings comment stickers, Yelp for iOS adds in-app ordering

07/09/2013, 05:07 pm

Two popular iOS apps got updates on Tuesday, with Yelp gaining the ability to order food from within the app and Path users getting a new iPad interface and sticker capability within comments.

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Pandora iOS app update brings auto-mute, improved stream buffering

07/08/2013, 10:07 pm

Popular Internet radio service Pandora on updated its iOS app on Monday, bringing a new feature that automatically pauses music playback when a user mutes their iPhone, as well as a number of performance enhancements.

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Twitter gets cross-platform direct message syncing and enhanced mobile search in update

07/08/2013, 05:07 pm

In an update rolled out on Monday, Twitter brought a few substantial changes to its service, including direct message syncing across iOS, Mac and Android, as well as a more powerful mobile search tool.

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Apple takes popular iOS apps free as App Store 5th anniversary approaches [u]

07/08/2013, 02:07 am

As the iOS App Store's fifth anniversary approaches, Apple has reportedly made a number of high-ranking apps free, including popular games like Infinity Blade II and relatively expensive titles like Traktor DJ.

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Instagram update brings landscape image capture support, Cinema for front-facing camera

07/05/2013, 05:07 pm

Instagram on Friday rolled out an update bringing two feature additions and various bug fixes, including support for photo and video taking while an iPhone is in landscape view.

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Vine video sharing app adds Channels, new discovery options in update

07/03/2013, 05:07 pm

Twitter-owned short video sharing service Vine released an update for its iPhone app on Wednesday, one that it calls its biggest update yet, with new discovery and sharing opportunities packed in.

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Microsoft updates OneNote for iOS with more consistent syncing, iPhone 5 display support

07/01/2013, 07:07 pm

Microsoft on Monday rolled out OneNote version 2.0, bringing some much needed changes to the note-taking and managaments app, including a consistent experience across multiple platforms and enhanced rich text formatting.

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Twitter #Music gets new genre filtering and in-app Rdio authentication with update

06/27/2013, 05:06 pm

Twitter's music discovery app was updated on Thursday, bringing a new genre-based browsing along with the usual bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Google Earth gets Street View and new UI in update

06/26/2013, 04:06 pm

Google rolled out a substantial update to its Google Earth iOS app on Wednesday, bringing a few important changes to the title, the biggest being built-in Street View capabilities.

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Dropbox iOS app gets swipe gesture support, multi-photo sharing

06/25/2013, 10:06 pm

Dropbox on Tuesday updated its iOS app, bringing swipe gesture support for all files and folders, the ability to share multiple photos and the usual bug fixes and improvements.

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Facebook for iOS adds privacy options and status icons in update

06/18/2013, 06:06 pm

Facebook on Tuesday released an update for its iOS app, bringing new sharing controls for posts, status icons and the ability to start conversations from a photo received in messages.

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Lack of Voice Memos app in iOS 7 beta could leave space for third-party alternatives

06/18/2013, 04:06 pm

Apple made no small amount of changes to its mobile platform with iOS 7, and among those was the possible removal of its native voice recording app a development that surprised both users and voice memo app developers alike.

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The Atlantic magazine debuts first weekly publication as iOS-only app

06/14/2013, 06:06 pm

The Atlantic on Friday debuted its first weekly edition in the magazine's 156-year history, bringing choice content to owners of Apple's iPad and iPhone in what is, for now, an Apple iOS exclusive.

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