iOS News

New Starbucks Campaign Gives Away Free iOS Apps!

Posted on 16/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you enjoy Starbucks and happen to own an iOS device, it just might be worth stopping in for a visit. Starbucks has just partnered with Apple on another new promotion today in which they’ll be giving away free paid iOS apps to visitors.

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Cinemax MaxGo App Sneaks Softcore Porn Past Apple’s Morality Police

Posted on 15/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Those of you familiar with HBO subsidiary Cinemax’s late-night programming are likely well-aware of the very adult (and perhaps pornographic) nature of that programming, yet the new free Cinemax MaxGo app was nevertheless approved over the weekend, bringing just such content to the iPhone and iPad.

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Turn Your iDevice Into The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy!

Posted on 10/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Fans of Douglas Adams’ wildly popular novel “The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” will be excited to know that Hothead Games will soon be releasing an interactive edition of the Guide, turning your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad into an authentic replication of the actual Guide described in the books.

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Amazon & VUDU Launch Web Apps For iPad

Posted on 10/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Amazon & VUDU today launched web based iPad apps that circumvent Apple’s in-app purchasing. The move sees Amazon launching Kindle Cloud Reader and VUDU releasing an optimized iPad web app for streaming movies.

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Talkatone For iOS Updated With Facebook Calling & Chat

Posted on 09/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Talkatone, a voice service and iOS app that uses Google Voice to let you make free phone calls over WiFi and 3G, has just updated and expanded their app with Facebook support, allowing you to call or chat with your Facebook friends as well.

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iOS 5 Beta 5 Finally Gets A Jailbreak

Posted on 09/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Although it took longer than previous iOS 5 betas, iOS 5 beta 5 has now been jailbroken using redsn0w 0.9.8b5. It’s still a tethered jailbreak, and so far does not support the iPad 2, but progress is progress, right?

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Google+ For iOS Now Supports The iPad & iPod Touch

Posted on 08/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Google has just released an update for the official iOS Google+ app. The update brings support for the iPad and iPod Touch, which it previously could not be installed on, as well as bug fixes and performance and stability improvements.

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10-Year-Old Girl Discovers iOS And Android Gaming Exploit

Posted on 08/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

A clever 10-year-old girl going by the pseudonym “CyFi” has uncovered a new exploit in mobile games for iOS and Android. The exploit is time-based, and lets you achieve time-based advances in mobile games by simply turning the clock ahead on your iOS device.

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iCloud To MobileMe Transition Live For Developers

Posted on 08/08/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple issued new developer seeds of OS X 10.7.2 Lion and the iCloud developer beta. The updates allow developers to begin officially migrating their MobileMe accounts to Apple’s iCloud service.

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iOS 5’s Speech To Text Feature Leaked

Posted on 08/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The much rumored and much anticipated iOS 5 speech to text feature is currently being tested. A source leaked the below image to 9to5Mac which shows a microphone button to the left of the spacebar.

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Apple Release iOS 5 Beta 5

Posted on 08/08/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Over the weekend, Apple released iOS 5 beta 5 to developers. No major new features were rolled in this beta release, with Apple opting to fix bugs and make under the hood performance improvements.

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