03/24/2014, 12:03 pm
Two interesting developments hit the App Store over the weekend, as Google's new Photowall app lets iPhone owners beam photos from their handset to their TV using the company's Chromecast streaming stick, while Loopy HD is now 50% off after being featured on The Tonight Show.
03/21/2014, 07:03 pm
After a year-long run, Twitter #music will be pulled from the iOS App Store on Friday, while the corresponding service will shut down in mid April.
03/21/2014, 01:03 am
In a change to the iOS App Store late Thursday, Apple debuted the new "Indie Game Showcase," a special section that will regularly highlight one independent developer and their favorite titles.
03/20/2014, 09:03 pm
Blogging platform Medium on Thursday launched its first iOS app, a read-only content aggregator that allows users of the online service to quickly browse followed collections, view recommendations and find new stories of interest.
03/20/2014, 05:03 pm
Starbucks, one of the first companies to include support for rechargeable payment cards in Passbook, updated its app on Thursday, adding a new "flat" iOS 7 aesthetic, "shake-to-pay" and digital tipping.
03/19/2014, 08:03 pm
Fast food giant Burger King will roll out a mobile app in April that will let users pay for food at more than 7,000 locations in the U.S., expanding on the company's BK Crown Card program already available on Apple's iOS.
03/19/2014, 06:03 pm
In most countries, when Apple releases a new iPhone model the handset quickly becomes a hot-seller as older models fall by the wayside. The opposite is true in China, according to fresh data from research firm Mixpanel.
03/18/2014, 02:03 pm
While this month's release of iOS 7.1 fixed a number of bugs and crashes that had affected Apple's mobile platform for months, and has reduced the overall number of system crashes, the update has also introduced a number of new and different glitches being seen by some iPhone users.
Google Play Games cross-platform multiplayer comes to iOS, stepping up competition with Apple's Game Center
03/17/2014, 01:03 pm
Multiplayer support in Google Play Games has gone multi-platform, with a new software development kit that allows gamers to compete with one another while playing titles on Apple's iOS, as well as Android and the Web.
03/14/2014, 06:03 pm
Apple on Friday rolled out an update to its Apple Store iOS app, which are separate downloads for iPhone and iPad, bringing enhanced in-store notifications to the former and gift card purchases to the latter.
03/14/2014, 06:03 pm
The number of iOS device users who have upgraded to Apple's latest iOS 7.1 update has grown over the past three days to account for 17.9 percent of all iOS traffic in North America, and is expected to overtake the previous iOS 7.0.6 update within a few days, one report says.
03/14/2014, 11:03 am
Ubiquitous cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp's forthcoming Voice over IP calling functionality, set to roll out to users later this spring, appears to have been revealed early in a series of screenshots posted Friday.
03/14/2014, 05:03 am
Ever since Google's Android began to first gain mainstream support among smartphone makers in late 2009, Android platform enthusiasts have predicted that it would win out over proprietary mobile platforms, particularly Apple's iOS. The obvious parallel they like to draw is the rise of Microsoft's Windows in the mid 1990s at the expense of Apple's Macintosh. But that's wrong, here's why.
03/13/2014, 10:03 pm
Apple on Thursday added to its App Store a section dedicated to apps that make it easy to share "selfies," a term coined to describe self-portraits users of smartphones and other devices post to social media networks.
03/13/2014, 03:03 pm
iPhone owners searching for a way to make use of Apple's new CarPlay infotainment offering without replacing their current vehicle may be in for a long wait, as the system doesn't appear to be headed into aftermarket car stereos anytime soon.
03/13/2014, 12:03 pm
Chinese microblogging site Weibo lit up Thursday after images purporting to show Apple's next-generation iOS 8 with new mobile versions of OS X's TextEdit and Preview apps -- as well as the rumored new "Healthbook" application -- surfaced alongside fresh claims of a new 5.7-inch iPhone.
03/12/2014, 03:03 pm
A trio of popular iOS apps were updated Wednesday as network testing tool Speedtest.net gained iPad support, journaling app Day One introduced a new public publishing feature, and replacement calendar Fantastical 2 received a slew of bug fixed and improvements.
03/11/2014, 11:03 pm
Apple's recently-released iOS 7.1 update now shows a pop-up warning message for users making in-app purchases for the first time, reminding them of a 15-minute grace period in which additional purchases can be made without reentering password.
03/11/2014, 05:03 pm
After being available for a little over one day, Apple's iOS 7.1 update is now running on some 5.9 percent of operating devices, an adoption rate comparable to the company's previous iOS 7.0.6 release.
03/11/2014, 10:03 am
Apple's recent mapping-related acquisition spree is expected to bear fruit in the next generation of iOS as the company's mapping team is said to be preparing a new transit direction feature and significant improvements to the maps' underlying data.