IFTTT for iOS Comes to iPad, Includes New Push Notification Channel

IFTTT for iOS Comes to iPad, Includes New Push Notification Channel

IFTTT (an acronym which stands for IF This Then That) is one of the most useful tools on the internet today. There has long been an iOS app for the service, and it received a huge update this morning packing iPad compatibility, a new iOS Notifications channel, and a new iOS Photos Trigger.

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iOS and Mac app prices will go up in several countries to account for changes in foreign exchange rates

iOS and Mac app prices will go up in several countries to account for changes in foreign exchange rates

Apple today sent out a mail to registered developers informing them about changes to App Store prices for apps in several countries to account for changes in foreign exchange rates.

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Apple testing Related Search Suggestions Feature on the App Store [Update: Confirmed]

Apple testing Related Search Suggestions Feature on the App Store [Update: Confirmed]

Apple seems to be testing a related search suggestions feature on the App Store to improve app discovery. The feature was first spotted by developer Olga Osadcha.

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Revised UK tax laws could affect prices of apps and other digital content by 2015

Revised UK tax laws could affect prices of apps and other digital content by 2015

In what could be one of the hotly debated issues of the year, UK authorities are looking to make some adjustments to the tax laws which could directly affect mobile consumers. As per these changes, app downloads or purchase of any digital content such as music, movies etc could cost substantially more starting from 2015.

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Apple showcases Indie Games in new section on the App Store

Apple showcases Indie Games in new section on the App Store

Games by independent videos have been widely successful, even in the midst of major developer houses. Prominent among these games is Flappy Bird, which caused quite a sensation for being one of the most addictive games, before eventually going off the radar. Apple is now highlighting such apps on the App Store by providing a dedicated ‘Indie Game Showcase’ which highlights games from independent developers.

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Apple buys Burstly, company that owns iOS app beta testing service TestFlight

Apple buys Burstly, company that owns iOS app beta testing service TestFlight

Apple has acquired Burstly, the company that owns popular iOS app beta testing platform TestFlight. The service lets developers distribute their apps to beta testers, track usage, and see crash logs, all remotely.

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App Store scammer makes $10,000 a day from a $10 game template

App Store scammer makes $10,000 a day from a $10 game template

All healed of the “Flappy Bird” addiction which supposedly prompted its creator to remove the free-to-play game from both the App Store and Google Play? Hopefully, you didn’t seek comfort in the arms of a similar title, “Red Bouncing Ball Spikes”, or I have some bad news.

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Apple pulls the most popular bitcoin wallet from App Store

Apple pulls the most popular bitcoin wallet from App Store

Last night Apple removed the most popular bitcoin mobile application from its App Store without reason. Blockchain, a major service provider for digital currency, is said to house more than 1 million users worldwide. Software updates through Apple will also be halted for the time being.

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Google brings Chrome apps to the mobile platform

Google brings Chrome apps to the mobile platform

Google announced today in a blog post that its Chrome apps are ready to be ported to both iOS and Android. Chrome apps are HTML5-based apps that run offline like a standalone application. They were introduced to the desktop platform and soon they will work on mobile devices.

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