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Apple’s Volume Purchase Program for apps coming soon to 16 new countries

Apple is about to roll out its Volume Purchase Program, which allows business and education customers to purchase and distribute iOS apps in bulk for deployed devices, into 16 new countries. Apple’s website for both the Volume Purchase Program for Business and for Education have been updated to announce the expansion and now list the […]

Nike’s latest iOS app is a hub for all things Nike football/soccer

Nike is today launching a brand new app called Nike Football (or Nike Soccer in the US), that will act as a hub for all things Nike Football from exclusive content and Q&A sessions with athletes to the latest product launches for the company’s line of football products. Nike is also including some social features […]

Sonico Mobile releases iTranslate for Mac with 80+ languages

Sonico Mobile, makers of popular apps such as iTranslate and iTranslate Voice for iOS today released iTranslate for Mac, bringing the features of the corresponding iOS app to the Mac. iTranslate for Mac sits right in your menu bar, so translations are always just a click away, no matter what app you’re working in. Simply […]

The App Store’s 6th anniversary by the numbers

As Apple celebrates the 6th anniversary of the App Store today, let’s take a look at the most recent numbers Apple has announced regarding App Store statistics. During the WWDC keynote on June 2nd, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared that the App Store then featured more than 1.2 million apps and counting. Out of that catalog, […]

MLB.com gets All Star update allowing subscribers to watch Home Run Derby, Stream All Star Game, Breaking news and more

MLB.com at Bat’s iOS application today received a significant update in line with the league’s All Star Game. Today’s update brings live video coverage to the app along with notable breaking news alerts: All-Star Week 2014 events support with live coverage Watch the All-Star Futures Game and Home Run Derby live from Target Field MLB.TV […]

Misfit teams up with Beddit to sell branded sleep tracking hardware, integrates with iOS app

Misfit, the creator of the popular shine fitness tracking wearable, and Beddit, the creator of sleep analysis hardware, today announced a partnership that brings sleep tracking to Misfit’s iOS app. The Beddit is a thin strip-like sensor that you place under your bed sheets. It can track heart rate, respiration, movement, snoring, sound, and sleep […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Angry Birds SW II for iOS free, Seagate Backup Plus 5TB $168, Samsung 51? Plasma $400, more

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apps/Games: Angry Birds Star Wars II for iOS goes free ($0.99 value)...Show More Summary

LinkedIn reimagines its Contacts app debuting LinkedIn Connected for iPhone

LinkedIn has steadily been iterating on its Contacts app for iPhone since it debuted just over a year ago, and today the business-focused social network is rebranding that app as LinkedIn Connected. The focus on rethinking its approach to contacts comes after LinkedIn shut down its Intro feature on iPhone after a rather short run. LinkedIn […]

Google launches YouTube Creator Studio app for iOS

Following the release of YouTube Creator Studio for Android, Google has now made the app available for iOS devices. What’s the Creator Studio, you ask? Well, Google has finally created an all-in-one app hub for YouTube creators to access channel/video-specific information. Basically, it’s only helpful if you actually make (or plan to make) YouTube videos. […]

Apple brings iTunes Extras to Apple TV, HD Extras to Macs today & iOS 8 in fall

Apple today released iTunes version 11.3 and with it is making its iTunes Extras feature available for HD movies on Macs.  Apple also announced today that the feature is now available for Apple TV with update 6.2 and will arrive on iOS 8 this fall. While we’ll have to wait for iTunes Extras to arrive on iOS […]

Minecraft Pocket Edition gets biggest update yet w/ infinite worlds & much more

Minecraft Pocket Edition, the iOS version of the popular Minecraft PC game, is getting what developer Mojang says is the app’s biggest update yet today. Version 0.9.0 introduces a number of new features carried over from the original game including infinite worlds, much improved caves, wolves, new items, and much, much more. In addition, Mojang […]

Capo touch brings music learning to iOS, Mac version adds iCloud Sync and more

Earlier this year we showed you Capo, the software that turns your iTunes library into songs you can learn to play on guitar, when version 3.0 of the music learning software for Mac was released. Today SuperMegaUltraGroovy is releasing the first mobile version of that powerful software for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and the developers are updating the Mac […]

Google releases AdWords Express app for iPhone and iPad

Google today released an iOS app for its AdWords Express advertising service. The app, which is available for only Google’s automated AdWords Express advertising service aimed at small businesses, allows users to view stats from advertisements...Show More Summary

Fleksy keyboard for iOS 8 set for fall release with support for over 40 languages

The popular Fleksy keyboard for Android will be making its way to iOS 8 this fall, according to the company behind the software. While the keyboard isn’t quite ready for a public beta, the developers say it will be ready by the release of the next-generation mobile OS. Keeping in line with today’s update for […]

TSMC shipping Apple’s SoC’s for the first time with iPhone 6 says report, will use 20nm process

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has finally escaped Samsung’s grasp of iOS device CPU production. Although Samsung lost exclusivity last year, there was still doubts that TSMC would be able to follow through with their contract. Show More Summary

Court approves European trademark on Apple Store design as 38th UK store set to open

You’d probably recognize that you’d walked into an Apple Store even if both logo and products were covered: the signature wooden tables, glass frontage and glass staircase would give it away. Apple successfully trademarked its store designs in the U.S. last year, and a European Unioun court has today approved a similar trademark application in […]

The Chinese iPhone 6 rumors keep coming – this time it’s haptic feedback

GforGames is citing Chinese site Laoyaoba in claiming that the iPhone 6 will use haptic feedback – using a more sophisticated vibration motor to provide simulated tactile feedback on the display. The report is extremely light on detail, stating only that the motors are made by AAC (an existing Apple supplier) and Jinlong Electrical, and that they […]

Apple TV loses ground to Roku and Chromecast, drops to 3rd most popular set-top box in U.S.

A new report compiled by Parker Associates and discovered by Gigaom revealed that the Apple TV has lost some U.S. market share to competitors like the Roku and Chromecast last year, causing it to become only the third most popular device in the category. According to the report, Google’s Chromecast and the Roku streaming device each […]

Apple issues 2014 Environmental Responsibility Report, highlights its significant advances in clean energy usage

Apple updated its Environmental Initiatives website and has issued its 2014 Environmental Responsibility Report today. Today’s update fulfills a promise from Earth Day in which Apple said that it would more frequently update consumers on its environmental progress. Apple has always been focused on the environment, but it has pushed its attention to new levels with […]

In depth demo of Apple’s CarPlay feature in 2015 Hyundai Sonata (Video)

We’ve already seen several polished demos of Apple’s CarPlay feature so far, but Hyundai’s demo to MotoMan in the video below gives us the clearest look of how the CarPlay functions in the 2015 Sonata announced earlier this year alongside the automaker’s existing infotainment system. In the footage you can see the process of connecting the iPhone to […]

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