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Topic: iOS

Tweetbot 3 for iOS adds direct message image support in update

12/30/2013, 06:12 pm

Popular Twitter client Tweetbot on Monday received a minor update that brings the iOS app up to speed with support for images in direct messages, one of the microblogging service's latest features.

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Fitbit taps Apple's M7 chip for new 'MobileTrack' iOS app feature

12/30/2013, 03:12 pm

A Monday update to fitness tracking company Fitbit's iOS app brought several visual tweaks along with a new "MobileTrack" feature that leverages Apple's new M7 motion coprocessor to turn an iPhone 5s into a basic personal activity tracker.

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Archos announces iOS-compatible smart watches, health trackers & connected home devices

12/30/2013, 02:12 pm

Electronics maker Archos on Monday preannounced a slew of new products it plans to show off at the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, including "Connected Home" and "Connected Self" accessories compatible with Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Google takes aim at Apple's 'iOS in the Car' with Audi-Android partnership

12/30/2013, 10:12 am

Apple is not the only major smartphone vendor with an eye toward a vehicle-integrated future, as Google is reportedly set to announce a collaboration with Audi that would have future cars from the automaker run in-dash systems based on Android.

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Nokia pulls Here Maps from App Store, claims Apple's iOS 7 harms user experience

12/27/2013, 02:12 pm

While pointing the finger squarely at Apple, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has chosen to remove its Here Maps app from the App Store just over one year after the app's debut.

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HTC details how carriers, chipset makers stall & block Android OS updates

12/27/2013, 11:12 am

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has shed light on the complex route Android updates must navigate before hitting customer devices, helping to explain why operating system updates take some time to arrive, and how, for some device owners, such updates never even arrive at all.

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New website informs users on app data usage prior to purchase

12/27/2013, 03:12 am

A first-of-its-kind website and corresponding service was rolled out on Thursday by CTIA - The Wireless Association with an intent to inform mobile device users about app data use and their impact on wireless data plans.

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IBM: iOS crushed Android in Christmas shopping with 5 times the sales

12/26/2013, 03:12 pm

Apple's iPhone and iPad represented the vast majority of U.S. online shopping and sales during Christmas, accounting for more than an 83 percent take of sales compared to Android.

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Vivoom brings Hollywood-style VFX to iOS, Mindly organizes your thoughts on iPhone

12/26/2013, 03:12 pm

A pair of interesting new releases hit Apple's App Store the day after Christmas, as GenArts's Vivoom app lets users add more than 100 different effects to video clips before sharing them on social networks, while Mindly helps to create mind maps with a slick user interface.

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Apple wants Siri to be able to search your iPhone photos

12/26/2013, 09:12 am

Starting with iOS 7, Apple began automatically sorting users' iPhone photos based on time taken and location. But a new patent application reveals the company is interested in taking it one step further, and allowing Siri to sort through iOS photos based on voice search and tagging.

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Evasi0n iOS 7 jailbreak funding supplied by Chinese app piracy site

12/25/2013, 02:12 pm

Taig, a Chinese company that kicked in a reported $1 million to help Evasi0n develop a jailbreak to exploit and defeat Apple's app security model in iOS 7, has been revealed as significant source of pirated apps in violation of its contract.

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Apple releases videos, slides from iOS 7 Tech Talks developer conferences

12/23/2013, 08:12 pm

Apple on Monday posted videos and slides that were used during its iOS 7 Tech Talks conferences, which recently wrapped up in London after a two-month, six-city globe-spanning tour.

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Rumor: Chinese company pays $1 million to sponsor jailbreak for Apple's iOS 7

12/23/2013, 10:12 am

Chinese company Taig is rumored to have paid the jailbreak development team known as "evad3rs" $1 million to install its third-party mobile application store for Chinese users.

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Snapchat for iOS adds message replays, filters, 'best friends' in update

12/20/2013, 09:12 pm

Popular photo and video messaging service Snapchat on Friday released an update to its iOS app, bringing a host of new features including "smart filters" and the ability to replay one snap per day.

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'Cut the Rope 2' debuts on iOS App Store, Infinity Blade III gets massive update

12/19/2013, 06:12 pm

The sequel to blockbuster physics-based puzzle game Cut the Rope made its way to the App Store Thursday, while the award-winning third installment of the Infinity Blade franchise received a hefty update including new locations and new game modes.

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Tomb Raider now available on iOS, Angry Birds Star Wars gains new levels

12/18/2013, 12:12 am

Classic 1990s adventure game Tomb Raider has made its way to iOS devices, featuring controller support and 15 hours of gameplay, while Angry Birds Star Wars adds additional levels and a new boss fight.

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Apple to require all iOS app submissions be iOS 7 optimized by Feb. 1

12/17/2013, 08:12 pm

In an email sent out to developers on Tuesday, Apple said all apps submitted for review after Feb. 1 must be optimized for iOS 7, a move that will bring parity to titles presented in the iOS App Store.

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Google Glass owners can now configure their headset, get directions from iPhone [u]

12/17/2013, 02:12 pm

Google on Tuesday unveiled an iOS version of the MyGlass companion app for the company's head-mounted wearable computer, making the device much more useful for iPhone owners.

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Top iOS apps rake in $90,000 per day on average, in-app purchases dominate sales

12/17/2013, 11:12 am

Apple's App Store remains hugely profitable for developers even as they transition en masse to "freemium" business models, with top apps bringing $90,000 in average revenue each day, new data indicates.

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Apple gives away new Lorde single in '12 Days of Gifts' app preview

12/16/2013, 03:12 am

Eleven days earlier than expected, Apple on Sunday gave away the first freebie as part of its "12 Days of Gifts" app promotion, which will offer almost two weeks' worth of free apps, songs and other digital content to users over the holiday season.

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