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2018 Apple Design Awards go to App Store hits Alto's Odyssey, INSIDE, others

06/05/2018, 01:06 am

Not long after Apple's high-profile WWDC keynote, the company handed out its annual Design Awards to developers whose iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS creations represent the pinnacle of app design and innovation.

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Mac App Store getting iOS treatment, Office 365, BBedit, Lightroom CC and more

06/04/2018, 03:06 pm

As rumored, the Mac App Store is getting a whole new iOS-inspired redesign in macOS Mojave, complete with a renewed focus on app curation. With the new design, long-term holdouts Adobe and Microsoft are finally bringing their apps to the storefront.

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Apple Music takes on YouTube Music in our in-depth comparison

05/31/2018, 01:05 pm

Google's YouTube Music is aiming to take on Apple Music with mobile and desktop applications. Both apps have their strong suits, but which one is best for you?

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Lifting the veil on OmniFocus 3, a popular iOS "To Do" app that just got more powerful

05/30/2018, 07:05 am

The long-time To Do app was updated on Wednesday with redesigns to its core features to add power yet simplicity -- with promises of a forthcoming Web version.

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iPhone app controls $699 DJI Ronin-S single-handed stabilizer for DSLR, mirrorless cameras

05/29/2018, 12:05 pm

The DJI Ronin-S image stabilizer brings inexpensive image stabilization to the users, in conjunction with an iPhone app to control the unit.

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Hands On: WeatherKit for iPhone and iPad is a beautiful forecasting app for everyone

05/12/2018, 04:05 pm

There is no shortage of weather apps on the App Store -- we don't want to count how many we've tried. There are great ones, and WeatherKit is among them.

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An iPhone thank you letter: "Live Photo saved my grandmother's laugh"

04/20/2018, 06:04 am

The way that technology can touch us personally is captured in a thank you letter an iPhone user sent to Apple, noting appreciation for Live Photo's capture of ambient sound and video of a loved one who had passed away. Apple's chief executive Tim Cook responded with a note of condolences and appreciation for sharing the story, stating "it is deeply inspiring for us."

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Apple iOS App Store is trouncing Google Play in services, subscriptions

04/18/2018, 04:04 am

Apple's U.S. customers installed 45 new iPhone apps in 2017, a growth of 10 percent over last year, while Services revenue from In-App Purchases and Subscriptions expanded by 23 percent--driven by games, music and video streaming and dating services. And overall, Apple's U.S. App Store customers drove significantly higher revenue per user ($58) than Google Play ($38).

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Does YouTube's new dark theme save iPhone X battery life?

04/07/2018, 07:04 am

The YouTube app for iOS just received an update, bringing with it a new dark theme that could translate to an increase in battery life for iPhone X. We put the app to the test to find out.

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Snapchat harnesses TrueDepth on iPhone X for ultra-realistic Lenses

04/06/2018, 01:04 am

Snapchat on Friday rolled out a set of three iPhone X-exclusive Lenses that use data from the TrueDepth camera array to mold realistic AR overlays, or masks, onto a user's face.

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Cumulative App Store titles declined for first time in 2017, report says

04/04/2018, 07:04 pm

Apple's gigantic selection of App Store apps contracted for the first time in 2017, with the online storefront shedding 5 percent of its total app count over the year, according to a report from reporting platform Appfigures.

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Adobe updates Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, more ahead of NAB

04/03/2018, 08:04 pm

Ahead of the NAB show this weekend, Adobe on Tuesday issued annual updates to its video-centric Creative Cloud software suite, bringing an assortment of enhancements to videographers, sound designers and other creative professionals who rely on the company's tools.

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MyFitnessPal data breach exposes email addresses, passwords of 150M accounts

03/29/2018, 06:03 pm

Under Armour's popular health and nutrition app and corresponding website MyFitnessPal was hit with a security breach in February that exposed the usernames, email addresses and passwords of about 150 million users, the company said on Thursday.

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Apple updates Apple Store app with new Sessions tab, design changes

03/22/2018, 06:03 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a revamped version of its Apple Store app for iOS, introducing a new Sessions tab for easy access to Today at Apple events and app-wide design tweaks.

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YouTube becomes top grossing iPhone app in U.S. after 8 years in App Store

03/21/2018, 09:03 pm

Google's YouTube app for iOS, which provides direct access to the ubiquitous video sharing service, this week became the top grossing iPhone title on Apple's U.S. App Store, a watershed achievement eight years in the making.

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Corel releases CorelCAD Mobile for iPhone and iPad

03/21/2018, 02:03 pm

Corel Corporation has introduced its first modern mobile app for iOS: CorelCAD Mobile, which acts as a "standalone CAD experience" to complement the company's desktop CorelCAD 2018 application for Macs and Windows PCs.

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After Cambridge Analytica scandal, publishers see Apple News as a solid alternative to being burned by Facebook, Google

03/21/2018, 07:03 am

For years, Facebook and Google have been bleeding the publishing industry dry, appropriating the work of its reporters while replacing the ads that traditionally supported the news business with their own targeted surveillance advertising that does little to support actual journalism. It took a major scandal to wake the industry up, but it's increasing warming to Apple News and its unique model of privacy.

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Apple's Swift developers discuss enhancements coming in Swift 4.1

03/20/2018, 05:03 pm

Members of Apple's Swift Core team made a special appearance on the Swift Unwrapped podcast to discuss enhancements being rolled out as part of Swift 4.1 and how the company is expanding upon its efforts to engage with the community.

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Fortnite estimated to have grossed $1.5M in in-app purchases after 4 days on iOS App Store

03/19/2018, 10:03 pm

Though it launched on iOS as a limited "early release" last Thursday, Epic Games' Fortnite is already sitting atop the App Store's free app download charts and, according to fresh estimates from Sensor Tower, has grossed more than $1.5 million in worldwide in-app purchases.

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Tencent's version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds reaches iPhone & iPad

03/19/2018, 04:03 pm

Not to be outdone by Epic's Fortnite, Tencent's licensed version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds -- better known as PUBG -- is now officially available for the iPhone and iPad.

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