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.
Apple has released iOS 7.0.6. The minor update for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch includes a fix for SSL connection verification. The update, build number 11b651, is available an over-the-air update.
Fleksy has announced today that it is making its alternative iOS keyboard available to developers for use in their apps. It has updated its iOS SDK and released it out of private beta.
Realmac, maker of the popular tasks and to-do list apps Clear+ and Clear, has elected to return to a single universal Clear app, and will also be offering the Clear app free for two 24-hour periods.
If this morning’s report from TechNews Taiwan, is correct, Apple may be relying on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) for all of its A8 processor production in 2014.
Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced an update to their mobile app,“Britannica Kids: U.S. Presidents,” just in time forPresidents’ Day.
The eastern United States just survived one of the largest snow storms in recent history. As such, if you cannot hide from the snow, at least admire it.
Major League Baseball has iBeacons ready to go in the home stadiums of the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The low-power Bluetooth transmitters will be used to send location-specific alerts within ballparks to users of MLB’s At The Ballpark app.
Rovio has announced that another entry in the Angry Birds saga will soon be leaving the corporate nest, as they’ll be releasing “Angry Birds Stella” in the fall of this year.
MacTrast doesn’t usually show “mockups” of rumored software that hasn’t even been officially announced, but the excitement around Apple’s rumored iOS 8 “Healthbook” app is just too great to ignore…
While I love listening to music via headphones, I do find headsets of the corded variety just get in my way, no matter what I do. Enter the Rokit Boost Swage 2 Headphones, a capable Bluetooth headset that ably reproduces music, while also allowing you to take or make a phone call using the built-in microphone.
The developer of the addictive game “Flappy Bird” Dong Nguyen says he pulled the game from the App Store because playing the game was so addictive the it became “a problem.”