As a special weekend treat, MacTrast has teamed up with friend of the site and contributing review writer Chris Rauschnot (@24k), to give away five codes for Machinarium for iOS.
Pebble has announced a trio of new app partners for its popular smartwatch platform. Official apps from eBay, Evernote, and Time Warner Cable are now available in the Pebble app store.
Apple maintained its spot as the number one smartphone maker in the U.S. Meanwhile, Google’s Android held onto its spot as the overall top smartphone platform.
Apple has updated its iTunes Festival to version 5.0, just ahead of the SXSW iTunes Festival, which is set for kickoff next Tuesday, March 11th. Oh, and it doesn’t require iOS 7.1 to work.
Popular tasks and to-do list app Clear is free for the next 24 hours in the iOS App Store. Realmac, maker of the popular tasks and to-do list apps Clear+ and Clear, has elected to return to a single universal Clear app.
While drivers may be excited about Apple’s recently announced CarPlay technology that allows them to control navigation, hands-free calling, apps and more from their vehicle’s infotainment center while driving, auto safety experts do not share their enthusiasm.
Apple continues to work to make Siri play well with others. “Others” being third-party apps and services. A new report from The Information tells of Apple’s work to improve Siri’s search capabilities, and on widening its capabilities set.
Apple’s iOS 7.1 update could debut to the public “any day now” if well-connected analyst John Gruber of Daring Fireball’s sources are to be believed.
While Xbox Live is usually though of as a service that connects the Xbox consoles, Windows PCs, and Windows Phones, Microsoft has also been working to entrench its popular service into iOS and Android devices.
Apple and Google are reported to be meeting with the European Commission to discuss concerns over in-App purchases. The EU would like both companies to provide solutions to protect customers from errant costly in-app purchases made in the most part by children.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the launch of LEGO® Legends of CHIMA™ Online for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission released a broadband speed test app for iOS on Tuesday. The app analyzes your mobile broadband performance (for both Wi-Fi and cellular) and then displays a summary of your connection’s download and upload speed, latency, and packet loss.
Walt Disney Studios has debuted their new Disney Movies Anywhere online service and iOS app which allows users to buy Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies and view them on multiple devices. Individual movies – from a catalog of over 420 films – will cost $19.99 each.
Ars Technica reports security firm FireEye says its researchers have discovered a new bug in iOS that allows malicious apps to monitor and log a user’s touch and button input while running in the background.
Another iOS 7 gaming controller has debuted. Engadget reports that The Mad Catz C.T.R.L.i gaming controller has been revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2014.
Imagination Technologies, the company that makes the PowerVR graphic processors that power the displays in Apple’s iOS lineup of mobile devices, has unveiled its latest masterpiece, a 192-core GPU that it says will drive the most powerful mobile device graphics yet.