In a promotional interview published on the iOS App Store, the one of the creators of MoviePass — a subscription service that lets people see a 2D movie every day — suggested that the Apple iPhone and mobile apps in general were instrumental in getting it off the ground.
Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday announced an imminent end to its native Mac client, saying the change comes as part of efforts to maintain a consistent user experience across all platforms.
Flipboard CEO Mike McCue had a few choice words for segment competitor Apple News, describing Apple's news service as "living in the past" because it does not curate media, offers no social sharing integrations and lacks other features that would set it apart in the crowded space.
Apple's HomePod may be limited in connectivity, but thanks to its support for the legacy AirPlay standard, it's possible to connect basically anything you want to it over Wi-Fi. One of the best ways to do this is with the Airfoil app, available from longtime Mac developer Rogue Amoeba.
Facebook has resolved a revenue sharing issue with Apple, it was announced on Monday, allowing the social media giant to launch a subscription tool for publishers looking to enable paywall access on Facebook's iOS app.
Uber in an update to its iOS app on Tuesday re-enabled Maps and Siri integrations that were inexplicably removed in January, suggesting the apparent error originated with the ride sharing app and not Apple's operating system.
Uber's latest iOS app update, released on Jan. 22, appears to have disabled compatibility with Apple Maps extensions, meaning users looking to hail rides within Apple's mapping app are out of luck until the issue is resolved.
Enterprise messaging platform Slack updated its iOS app on Wednesday and in doing so announced the deprecation of its standalone Apple Watch app, marking the latest major service to dump Apple's wrist-bound wearable.
Google's Android store is pushing record numbers of app downloads to its users, with growth largely coming from developing countries. Android's ecosystem remains far less profitable than Apple's iOS App Store, however, which again grabbed the lion's share of customer spend on mobile apps despite handling fewer than half as many downloads.
Cryptocurrency volatility has generated sensationalized headlines over the past year, with cyclical valuation drops and surges that make even Apple's stock price look relaxed in comparison. Here's a look at how cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum's "Ether" work, and how you can get involved in trading them at their current lows with Coinbase, a popular and easy-to-use iOS app.
Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the company's wider push toward subscription pricing.
A niche category of the expanding game market on iOS are board game translations. AppleInsider goes beyond Monopoly and Scrabble and looks into five of the best more advanced board games that benefit from an iOS implementation.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of PCalc, an award winning scientific calculator that debuted on the Mac back in 1992. Since then, it has expanded to virtually all of Apple's platforms, including iOS, watchOS, and even tvOS.