iOS Apps

WhatsApp now has one billion monthly active users

WhatsApp now has one billion monthly active users

The popular Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, has recently grown to more than 1 billion monthly active users.

How to create checklists in the Notes app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

How to create checklists in the Notes app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

The Notes app has been one of the most improved applications in Apple’s recent years. From its humble and very basic beginnings, Notes has become a tiny powerhouse with editing features, iCloud syncing, embedded links, and of course checklists. The ability to add checklists in Notes was introduced in iOS 9. We covered all of Notes features before, but creating checklist is still one of the most popular uses within the Notes feature set. Let’s check out how to create interactive checklists on your iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac.

Safari crashing on iPhone, iPad or Mac? Here’s how to fix it

Safari crashing on iPhone, iPad or Mac? Here’s how to fix it

The Safari Suggestions feature baked into Apple’s own web browser for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac is causing widespread crashes for users around the globe this morning. Simply tapping the address bar is all it takes to crash the app, but there are some simple workarounds.

Update: Apple has fixed the bug that was crashing Safari on iOS and OS X

Microsoft uses Bing News and social media to create content in its News Pro app

Microsoft uses Bing News and social media to create content in its News Pro app

Microsoft recently released a new app for the iPhone, News Pro, that seeks to aggregate content from Bing News and pulls your interests from your social media accounts. 

Samsung plans to bring most of its apps to the iOS platform

Samsung plans to bring most of its apps to the iOS platform

The long-time Apple rival, Samsung, is set to release a port of several apps to iOS later this year in an effort to increase the cross-platform appeal of its devices including speakers, tablets and fitness trackers.

Snapchat’s new chat and video calling features revealed early in leaked screenshots

Snapchat’s new chat and video calling features revealed early in leaked screenshots

New features on the way to Snapchat have been revealed early in screenshots buried inside a Snapchat app package. The overhauled chat function and improvements to audio/video calling are expected to rollout to all Snapchat users soon.

New iOS App Store campaign discounts productivity apps

New iOS App Store campaign discounts productivity apps

Apple has started a new”Get Productive”  iOS App Store campaign that offers 50% off on a range of productivity apps.

WhatsApp is dropping its $1 per year subscription fee

WhatsApp is dropping its $1 per year subscription fee

WhatsApp founder Jan Koum has confirmed plans to drop the messaging service’s $1 per year subscription fee. Koum hopes the move will make WhatsApp more accessible, and promises that users won’t have to see ads as a result.

Former Jailbreak Developers work to secure the iOS platform

Former Jailbreak Developers work to secure the iOS platform

A team led by former jailbreak developers Will “Chronic” Strafach and Joshua “p0sixninja” Hill, are said to be working to secure Apple’s iOS platform.

Twitter profile card game app, Stolen!, pulled from App Store

Twitter profile card game app, Stolen!, pulled from App Store
Popular Twitter profile trading card game, Stolen, gets pulled from the App Store due to too much negative buzz.