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Instagram Surpasses 100M Active Monthly Users

Posted on 26/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Popular photo-sharing service Instagram hit a major milestone today, surpassing 100 million active monthly users just over two years after launching. The company, which was purchased by Facebook in September of last year, announced the news today on their blog.


Apple Settles Lawsuit Over In-App Purchases by Minors

Posted on 26/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has settled a 2011 lawsuit concerning children who ran up hundreds of dollars of in-app purchases in freemium games. iTunes credits will be given to parents who claim their children made in-app purchases without their permission. There will also be the option of cash refunds for claims over $30.


How to View Mac App Store Listings On iOS

Posted on 25/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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One of the frustrating aspects of iOS is the inability to view Mac App Store links, or preview Mac apps offered through Apple’s official store. Although it is understandable to some degree, the limitation can be frustrating. A unique iOS app called Desktop Apps challenges that limitation, allowing you to browse the Mac App Store and view Mac App Store links on an iPhone or iPad.


Academy Awards Weekend Quick Look: The Official Oscars App

Posted on 23/02/2013 by Chris Hauk


The 85th Academy Awards will be televised this Sunday, February 24th on ABC. Do you want to stay up-to-date on all things Oscar leading up to the big telecast at 7PM Eastern and 4PM Pacific? Then be sure to check out the Official Oscars app.


Facebook for iOS Updated With Free Voice Calling Throughout the U.S. and Canada

Posted on 22/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


Facebook released a nice update to their iOS app today, bringing free user-to-user voice calling throughout the U.S. and Canada. The feature was introduced about a month ago in the Facebook Messenger app, and has only now been added to the primary app (which is used by far, far more people). Calls can be made over either a WiFi or cellular connection.


NYPD Dedicates Team to iPhone and iPad Thefts

Posted on 22/02/2013 by Chris Hauk


The theft of Apple devices is on the rise in New York City, and its running so rampant that the New York Police Department has assigned a team of officers to work with the Cupertino tech giant to get the stolen devices back.


Review: The Photo Guide – An Extensive Photography Guide For iOS

Posted on 22/02/2013 by John Manners


If you’re an aspiring photographer and not sure where to start, you may get overwhelmed or confused by how in-depth and time consuming it can become. Luckily, there’s a comprehensive photography app on iOS that will guide you throughout the learning process. The Photo Guide takes every aspect and process of photography and brings it into one great guide to combine thorough tutorials with an easy to navigate user interface.


Sony Announces Playstation App for iOS

Posted on 21/02/2013 by Chris Hauk


Last night, Sony announced the Playstation 4, their next-gen gaming console. Features include allowing gamers to try out new games before buying them, sharing of gameplay videos with friends and the ability to watch friends play their games in a spectator mode. After the event, Sony sent out a press release announcing a Playstation app for iOS.


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