Apple says iOS 7 is now running on 87% of the devices that connect to the App Store. The announcement, via Apple’s App Store developer support page, comes seven months after the operating system’s debut.
Have you ever had an appointment with a doctor or other professional, and you know there are some questions you want to ask them, but your memory isn’t what it should be?
It seems more and more apps can listen in on what you’re saying via your iOS device’s built-in microphone. While most of this is probably harmless, if you’re concerned about privacy, you should learn how to control each app’s access to your iOS device’s microphone.
Are you a traveller? Do you use a lot of travel-related apps on your iPhone? If so, you might want to “fly” over to the App Store and land on the Expedia app page. Expedia is offering some paid travel-related apps free, via their app’s Media Lounge feature.
One of Apple’s acquisitions last year went unnoticed until now, as TechCrunch reports the company purchased automatic speech recognition company Novauris Technologies in 2013. The company’s main product is NovaSystem, a server-based distributed speech recognition system.
Apple has updated its iWork office suite across all platforms today, including Mac, iOS, and iCloud. The iCloud versions were the first to get an update, and now the Mac and iOS updates are also beginning to show up.
A new study shows smartphone users are seven times less likely to use mobile web browser based apps than native apps, but when they do, Apple’s Safari is the web browser of choice for most.
Robots & Pencil, a company that usually makes their daily bread developing mobile apps for others, is preparing to launch a new development platform on the Mac that they say reimagines Apple’s Hypercard platform of yesteryear, and allows non-developers to create and publish native apps for the iOS mobile platform.
It’s a parents worst nightmare. Your small child has disappeared, and is nowhere to be found. What do you do? Enter the hereO GPS watch. The hereO is the first GPS watch made for small children three years old and up.
Apple Updates iTunes Movie Trailers App – Includes Release Notifications, Rotten Tomatoes Reviews, More
Apple has updated their iTunes Movie Trailers app for iOS. New features in version 1.4 include a notification system to alert users when a movie is released in theaters, in-app critic reviews from Rotten Tomatoes, and more.
The world of emoji – the tiny icons that can be used in texts and emails to emote feelings and thoughts – has been pretty vanilla. Very few non-caucasian characters are included in the set. But now, an Apple spokeswoman says the company is working to change that.
Apple has begun testing a new suggested search terms feature in its iOS App Store. The new feature presents users with related search terms across the top of the search results page.
Apple has updated their iOS adoption numbers – measured by way of usage numbers from its App Store – and they show iOS 7 is now being used by 85% of iOS device users, while iOS 6 has slipped to a 12% device share.
Wendy’s is rolling out a new program at its U.S. restaurants that will allow its customers to pay for their meals via their smartphones. A similar program was unveiled by fast-food chain Burger King last week.
Believe me, I checked the calendar to make sure it wasn’t already April 1st before I dropped the hammer on this one. OK, here we go… Billboard is reporting that Apple is considering the launch of an on-demand streaming service similar to Spotify, and the topper to the report? It’s also thinking about making an Android version of the iTunes app available.
While the tech Goliath’s announce their upcoming wearable tech, tiny Pebble just keeps reliably and confidently turning out their plastic and metal smartwatches to the tune of 400,000 units since January 2013.