Apple’s ResearchKit could help researchers study DNA

Apple’s ResearchKit could help researchers study DNA

ResearchKit has already become quite the topic for Apple ever since the company debuted it in 2014. Now, according to a new report, the platform’s ability may get even more in-depth soon enough.

The Home Depot will officially support Apple Pay following retail system upgrade

The Home Depot will officially support Apple Pay following retail system upgrade

Earlier on May 5, there were reports that The Home Depot, a large chain home supply store, had quietly stopped supporting Apple Pay, after quietly supporting it in the first place.

Apple’s revamped Beats streaming music service rumored to launch by the end of June

Apple’s revamped Beats streaming music service rumored to launch by the end of June

Hot on the heels of a report stating that Apple had not yet sealed all of the required deals to launch its revamped Beats-branded music streaming service, another report has surfaced suggesting none of that really matters.

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (May 5)

Download the best deals on apps and games for a limited time (May 5)

We have some great apps for you today that are discounted for a short duration in the App Store, including Owen’s Odyssey, Cro-Mag Rally and more. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Free Games

  • Owen’s Odyssey: Owen’s Odyssey is the story of a boy, while on a journey, taking refuge from a storm in a dangerous place – Castle Pookapick. $0.99 → Free

  • Skill Game: First never-ending game. $2.99 → Free

  • Lightspeed Hero: Become a Lightspeed Hero as you dip and dodge your way through impending doom! $0.99 → Free

  • Drop The Chicken: Drop The Chicken is a fun filled, addictive and challenging puzzle game. Our hero ‘Chuck The Chicken’, after an exceptional career as a circus acrobat, shot himself out of a canon and escaped into a nearby farm. $0.99 → Free

  • BLiP: Tumble, bounce and slide BLiP through an atmospheric world filled with deadly spikes and precarious platforms. $0.99 → Free

  • Quick-R: Test your accuracy, focus and patience. By avoiding obstacles with your finger, you need to keep calm to beat your best time. $0.99 → Free

Free Apps

  • Dino Dan: Dino Cam: With Dino Cam, your camera-enabled device reveals dinosaurs all around you. Whether you’re at home, outside or in between, just aim the camera and lifelike dinos will appear in the world you see through your camera. $0.99 → Free

  • Instaflash Pro: Instaflash Pro gives you more photo editing control with Pro photo adjustments including: Shadows, Highlights, Light EQ, Tone EQ, Color EQ, Split Toning, Fill Light, Soft Light, Clarity, Vignette, Focus, Noise Removal, White Balance, and more. $4.99 → Free

  • Noon Pacific: A weekly playlist of the best songs handpicked from the best music blogs. $1.99 → Free

  • Calendate – Most Stylish Calendar: Personalize your calendar with icons and themes. $1.99 → Free

Game Price Drops

  • Cro-Mag Rally: Cro-Mag Rally is the wildest racing 3D game since man invented the wheel! You are a speed-hungry caveman named Brog who races through the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages in primitive vehicles with primitive weapons!
    $2.99 → $0.99

  • Pivvot: Pivvot is a thrilling game of strategic avoidance that will consistently test and challenge your ability to make quick, impulsive decisions.
    $2.99 → $1.99

  • Pivott: Pivvot is a thrilling game of strategic avoidance that will consistently test and challenge your ability to make quick, impulsive decisions. $2.99 → $1.99

  • Polymer: Polymer is a strategic shape-creating game that combines the logic of Rubik’s Cube, the sliding mechanism of Chuzzle, and the creativity of Lego. $1.99 → $0.99

App Price Drops

  • Pomodoro Time Pro: Focus Timer & Goal Tracker for work and study based on Pomodoro Technique: Pomodoro Time is a powerful personal productivity tool incorporating the principles of the Pomodoro Technique. $1.99 → $0.99

  • Coach’s Eye – Instant Replay Video Analysis: Coach’s Eye is the world’s leading video platform for coaches and athletes who need to review athlete technique and game film. Coach’s Eye delivers state of the art coaching and content management tools on your mobile devices anytime, anywhere. $4.99 → $1.99

  • GoodReader: This is the next generation of our famous GoodReader app, and now it’s a universal app – one app for all your iOS devices. $4.99 → $1.99

  • TurboScan: quickly scan multipage documents into high-quality PDFs: TurboScan turns your iPhone into a multipage scanner for documents, receipts, notes, whiteboards, and other text. With TurboScan, you can quickly scan your documents and store or email them as multipage PDF or JPEG files. $2.99 → $0.99

  • Endless Alphabet: Set the stage for reading success with this delightfully interactive educational app. Kids will have a blast learning their ABC’s and building vocabulary with the adorable monsters in Endless Alphabet.
    $6.99 → $2.99

  • iAnnotate PDF: iAnnotate’s intuitive interface and customizable set of features make it the “go-to app” for taking notes on lecture slides, annotating important business documents, revising screenplays, grading papers, and much more. $9.99 → $4.99

If you like any of these apps, make sure you download them right away, since we don’t know when their prices could go up.



The ‘Apple Watch Hand’ will alleviate any tattoo woes one might have

The ‘Apple Watch Hand’ will alleviate any tattoo woes one might have

Conan O’Brien isn’t afraid to poke fun at just about anything, and the Apple Watch having trouble reading people’s skin with tattoos is certainly an area worth poking.

At the Colette boutique shop in Paris people are waiting in line to get the Apple Watch

At the Colette boutique shop in Paris people are waiting in line to get the Apple Watch

Before the Apple Watch went on sale, it was confirmed that some boutique retail shops around the world would be carrying the smartwatch on site.

Apple still working diligently on finalizing music streaming deals ahead of WWDC

Apple still working diligently on finalizing music streaming deals ahead of WWDC

The music streaming service that Apple is working on, allegedly working on, has been rumored for quite some time now. But with the Worldwide Developer Conference right around the corner, the rumors are picking up steam.

Mophie unveils the waterproof Juice Pack H2Pro for iPhone 6

Mophie unveils the waterproof Juice Pack H2Pro for iPhone 6

On April 9, Mophie introduced brand new Space Pack cases for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad mini. Now, the company has just unveiled its first waterproof case.

Dropbox updated to version 3.9 with file comments, easier navigation and more

Dropbox updated to version 3.9 with file comments, easier navigation and more

Dropbox has recently announced a brand new update to its iOS app which, according to the company, should boost productivity and make using the service –and app– even easier.

Apple Pay adds 24 banks and credit unions to growing list of supporters

Apple Pay adds 24 banks and credit unions to growing list of supporters

It was just recently that Apple added 30 additional banks and credit unions to the list of supporters for the company’s mobile payments solution, Apple Pay.