Apple’s clip-on iPhone controller and keyboard detailed in new patent

Apple’s clip-on iPhone controller and keyboard detailed in new patent

While you’ll find a ton of third-party game controllers and keyboards for the iPhone these days, a new Apple patent granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggests the company may have been close to launching a number of solutions of its own.

Pandora Radio for iPhone updated with new mini-player and more

Pandora Radio for iPhone updated with new mini-player and more

Pandora Radio has recently been updated to add several different tweaks to the popular app, and alter the aesthetic design to better match with iOS 8’s design.

Tweetbot for Mac makes a return to the Mac App Store

Tweetbot for Mac makes a return to the Mac App Store

Recently, one of the most popular Twitter clients for Mac dropped mysteriously out of the Mac App Store, with reports suggesting that the token limit for the social networking site could have been to blame.

Apple Maps Connect goes international to support more small businesses

Apple Maps Connect goes international to support more small businesses

In late October, 2014, Apple Maps Connect gained traction as a way for Maps users, and small business owners, to get information showcased in the app for people looking for those smaller businesses out there in the world.

iCloud website gains the ability to zoom in on photos and new email features

iCloud website gains the ability to zoom in on photos and new email features

In November, 2014, Apple added the ability to upload photos directly to the iCloud website, which gave even more options for iCloud users to save their photos.

Sheriffs are rallying to get Google to shut down a police-tracking feature in its Waze app

Sheriffs are rallying to get Google to shut down a police-tracking feature in its Waze app

Waze, which was purchased by Google for upwards of $966 million in 2013, is a popular app that provides real-time information regarding traffic and conditions out on the road. It also features a way to keep tabs on police officers out on the road, too.

Angela Ahrendts reportedly wants to send some U.S. Apple Store employees to China

Angela Ahrendts reportedly wants to send some U.S. Apple Store employees to China

Apple has eyes on China, and plans on continuing its own growth in the region for the foreseeable future. That extends to some U.S.-based Apple Store employees, too.

Stanford’s ‘Developing iOS 8 apps with Swift’ lessons now available in iTunes U

Stanford’s ‘Developing iOS 8 apps with Swift’ lessons now available in iTunes U

Apple’s Swift programming language, which was unveiled by the company not too long ago, has reportedly seen “unprecedented growth” by some individuals tasked with looking at that sort of thing.

Apple is shutting down legacy TestFlight as it focuses on iTunes Connect integration

Apple is shutting down legacy TestFlight as it focuses on iTunes Connect integration

In the early part of 2014, Apple officially purchased a company called Burstly, the development company that had constructed the app beta testing service known as TestFlight.

MasterCard is bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour

MasterCard is bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour

MasterCard has been a name tied with Apple Pay right from the get-go, and the card company continues to show off its partnership with Apple’s mobile payments solution well after its launch.