Apple SVP of Internet Services Eddy Cue has confirmed that Beats Music will remain available on both Android and Windows Phone devices following Apple’s acquisition of the company, making it Apple’s first app on a non-iOS platform.
Apple on Wednesday released an update for iTunes, bringing the application up to version 11.2.2. The minor update fixes an issue that caused certain podcasts to download unexpectedly. The update also includes several stability improvements.
If you’re a fan of the LEGO Batman series of video games, (and if you’re not, get off of my damned planet!), you’ll be pleased to know that a new entry in the LEGO Batman video games has been announced. “Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” will be coming to consoles, handhelds, PCs, and hopefully Macs, this fall.
There have been several reports of users experiencing issues with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound when using the Netflix app on their Apple TV set top boxes. Following an early March Apple TV update, users found they were only able to get stereo output when viewing video via the Netflix app.
Google has released VirusTotal Uploader for OS X. The app will allow users to upload suspicious apps and files to VirusTotal to allow the service to scan the file to identify any possible malware.
A group of former Googlers – who are also parents – have come up with a really cool way to integrate real-world objects with digital play on the iPad. Osmo takes everyday objects – such as clay, plastic letters and numbers, and even toothpicks – and makes them part of the digital interaction on the screen of your child’s iPad.
The Pixelmator Team has unveiled the latest update to their popular Photoshop alternative for the Mac. Pixelmator version 3.2 brings such enhancements as the ability to work with 16-bits of color per channel, a tool to remove unwanted objects from images, and the ability to lock specific layers.
Add Facebook to the list of apps that is listening in on what’s going on around you, as they have launched a new “Shazam”-like feature for their iPhone iOS app that uses the device’s microphone to listen for and identify television and music content that may be playing when you post a status update.
iWork for iCloud users will see an update to the online office suite today, as Apple has added a range of new features to their online versions of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
Apple issued an update to its OS X Server software for the Mac on Tuesday, bringing various enhancements and improvements to the suite of server applications that run under the OS X Mavericks operating system.
The “connected home” is one of the biggest areas of innovation as of late, with smart appliances, voice-controlled thermostats, and app-driven lights taking center stage at various electronics shows and making appearances at various home improvement stores.
Groupon has announced Gnome, their new point-of-sale system that integrates with the company’s popular daily deals. The iPad-based system offers payment processing, in addition to customer management tools for merchants that offer Groupon deals.
Alongside the release of OS X 10.9.3, an update to iTunes, and an updated Podcasts app, Apple also released a new version of its iTunes Connect iOS app for developers. The new version sports a new iOS 7 look and feel, and also allows developers to access music, movies, and TV shows they have released on the App Store.
Apple has had a busy update release day, as in addition to updates for OS X, and iTunes, they’ve also released an update for their Podcasts app for iOS, version 2.1.
‘Flappy Bird’ Dev Says He’ll Bring Game Back to App Store in August – It Will be Multiplayer, ‘Less Addicting’
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen today said he’ll bring Flappy Bird back to the App Store in August. The developer told CNBC’s Kelly Evans that the new version of the game will be multiplayer, and “less addictive.”
Microsoft’s Office for iPad suite is still being downloaded in strong numbers, as the company reports that the apps included in the suite of productivity apps has tallied over 27 million downloads as of Monday.