iOS Apps

Tapbots is focusing on Tweetbot and Calcbot, aims to get updates out faster

Tapbots is focusing on Tweetbot and Calcbot, aims to get updates out faster

Earlier in February, Taptbots, the developers behind popular apps like Tweetbot, officially unveiled “Tweetbot 2 for Yosemite.”

The Best iOS 8 extensions for editing photos

The Best iOS 8 extensions for editing photos

In iOS 8, Apple added support for extensions, allowing apps to extend some of their function and content throughout iOS 8. One popular category of extensions plug into the Photos app and add editing tools such as filters, text and other effects. While there are many photo and video apps in the iOS App Store, only a subset of these apps support iOS 8 extensions. Below you will find some of the best extensions for editing your photos on your iPhone or iPad.

Apple Pay is a big hit for Staples shoppers on mobile

Apple Pay is a big hit for Staples shoppers on mobile

Just four months after making its public debut, Apple Pay is already the number one payment method for shoppers using the Staples app on iOS, the retailer has confirmed. However, the platform hasn’t yet taken off in the company’s physical retail stores.

Sparrow has been removed from the iOS and Mac App Store

Sparrow has been removed from the iOS and Mac App Store

Way back in 2012, Google acquired one of the most popular email clients of the time, Sparrow. At the time of the acquisition, Google revealed that the Sparrow team would be folded into Google, and would be working on Gmail from then on.

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS now support iCloud storage

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS now support iCloud storage

Microsoft is updating its entire Office suite for iOS to add support for iCloud storage, allowing iPhone and iPad users to open and save their documents in an existing iCloud account and avoid a costly Office 365 subscription.

Microsoft’s Outlook second update for iOS brings IMAP support and more

Microsoft’s Outlook second update for iOS brings IMAP support and more

Less than three weeks after it was initially launched on the App Store, Microsoft has started rolling out the second update for its Outlook app for iOS. 

Apple backtracks on decision to ban marijuana apps

Apple backtracks on decision to ban marijuana apps

Apple has backtracked on its decision to ban MassRoots, a social iOS app that helps users locate marijuana and share their experiences with others. However, the Cupertino company has imposed new rules that it and similar services must abide by.

Apple teams up with Pinterest to improve app discovery

Apple teams up with Pinterest to improve app discovery

Apple has joined forces with Pinterest in an effort to make it easier for users to discover new apps. Launching today, a new product called App Pins hopes to do the same for iOS apps and games that Pinterest has already done for things like recipes, photos, and lots more.

Due 2, a reminders app that won’t let you forget a deadline

Due 2, a reminders app that won’t let you forget a deadline


Launched in 2010, Due has been in the App Store for more than four years. During that time, the app has matured, but its core functionality as a reminders app has remained the same. This singular focus remains evident in version 2 of Due, which was launched last month. Just like the original Due, its update, Due 2, excels at two things — making it easy to set reminders and ensuring you don’t overlook them.

Outlook’s first update on iOS brings a whole bunch of improvements

Outlook’s first update on iOS brings a whole bunch of improvements

It’s been less than a week since Microsoft’s brand new Outlook app made its debut on iOS, and already it is getting its first update, which brings a number of nice changes and improvements.