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Topic: apps

Apple reveals best apps and games of 2019

12/03/2019, 12:12 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled the top apps of 2019, following its usual annual format of arranging selections by category. In addition to the typical end of year press release, the company also celebrated its picks with developers at a special event in New York.

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Best Black Friday software deals for Mac and iOS users

11/25/2019, 10:11 am

It's not just hardware you can get a good deal on during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are significant savings to be had on the best software around. Check out our continually updated guide to the best app deals available.

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Apple introduces 'Apple Developer' app with year-round news, information and more

11/18/2019, 07:11 pm

Apple on Monday renamed its dedicated WWDC app for iOS "Apple Developer," promising users access to year-round news, informational videos and, for the first time, support for managing auto-renewable subscriptions.

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MacPaw launches Setapp for Teams software subscription service public beta

11/04/2019, 01:11 pm

The app subscription service has unveiled a Setapp for Teams version, which aims to bring apps to team members, and account control to the managers.

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Editorial: Despite claims to the contrary, the App Store isn't loaded with malware

10/24/2019, 12:10 pm

A report is being circulated as proof that the App Store has been infected by malware apps that could steal your data one day. Only, AppleInsider has been examining the research for some time, and it is baseless exaggeration, riddled with inaccuracies.

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US lawmakers urge Apple CEO Tim Cook to reinstate HKmap Live app

10/18/2019, 03:10 pm

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives have called for Apple to reinstate the controversial HKmap Live app, an iOS app allegedly relied upon by protestors in Hong Kong in their efforts against the Chinese government, by writing to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Riot Games to launch 'League of Legends: Wild Rift,' 'Teamfight Tactics,' more on mobile in 2020

10/15/2019, 11:10 pm

Game studio Riot Games on Tuesday announced a mobile offshoot of its popular PC title "League of Legends" will debut in 2020, with the firm promising a full "League" experience in shorter sessions suited for on-the-go play.

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Apple updates AirPort Utility app with iOS 13 compatibility

10/14/2019, 06:10 pm

Following complaints of incompatibility with iOS 13, Apple on Monday issued an update to its AirPort Utility app, allowing users of devices running the latest operating system to control and manage the now discontinued first-party routers.

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Twitter returns to Mac thanks to Apple's Catalyst

10/11/2019, 03:10 am

Some 20 months after it decided to discontinue its Mac client, ubiquitous social media platform Twitter on Thursday made good on promises to release a new app built on Apple's Catalyst framework.

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Chinese state media: Apple is 'unwise and reckless' for restoring police monitoring app

10/09/2019, 08:10 am

Following Apple's decision to reinstate the previously removed HKmap Live app, China's official news publication criticizes the firm and accuses it of aiding the protestors.

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Mario Kart Tour notches estimated 90M downloads in first week of availability

10/02/2019, 09:10 pm

"Mario Kart Tour" clocked an estimated 90 million downloads in the week following its debut, according to a report released Wednesday, making the racing game Nintendo's fastest moving mobile launch ever.

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Nintendo's Mario Kart Tour goes live on iOS after multiple delays

09/25/2019, 05:09 am

Nintendo franchise Mario Kart officially arrived on Apple's iOS and Google's Android on Wednesday with the launch of "Mario Kart Tour," marking a mobile platform debut for the popular racing game series.

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Apple adds external storage support for iMovie, new content for Clips in app updates

09/24/2019, 05:09 pm

On the heels of Tuesday's release of iOS 13.1, Apple issued a pair of updates to first-party video content creation apps iMovie and Clips, adding new features like support for external storage, Dark Mode and more.

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Apple to raise App Store pricing in Japan due to tax change

09/23/2019, 11:09 pm

Apple on Monday notified developers that App Store pricing will increase in Japan this October due to a tax code update, changes that impact individual app sales and in-app purchases.

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Apple's TestFlight app updated with Dark Mode support

09/23/2019, 08:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 13 last week, Apple on Monday updated its TestFlight beta testing app for iOS with support for Dark Mode, a minor feature addition that goes a long way toward providing a more integrated app experience.

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How to delete apps in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

09/19/2019, 09:09 am

With the new iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple has again changed how you delete, or rearrange, apps on your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It's simple enough when you know, but you're not going to find it by accident.

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Apple introduces billing grace period for auto-renewing subscriptions

09/12/2019, 05:09 pm

Apple on Thursday informed developers it is rolling out a new subscription remittance feature that grants users a grace for unsuccessful auto-renewals, a solution the company hopes will reduce customer churn.

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Apple's Catalyst polarizes developers ahead of iOS 13, Catalina launch

09/04/2019, 10:09 am

After months of working with Catalyst, and just ahead of the release of macOS Catalina, developers have thoughts on what's good and what's still surprisingly bad about Apple's project to get iOS apps on the Mac.

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Apple returns parental control app OurPact to App Store after February purge

07/11/2019, 08:07 pm

Some five months after Apple struck parental control app OurPact from the App Store over user privacy concerns, the company reinstated the title this week without comment.

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Zoom to patch flaw that enabled access to Mac webcams

07/09/2019, 06:07 pm

Following the disclosure -- and wide media coverage -- of a zero-day flaw in video conferencing service Zoom's Mac client that enables easy access to a user's camera feed, the company on Tuesday reversed course and said it plans to issue a fix for the vulnerability.

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