iOS Apps

Uber Takes Credit for Drop in Drunk Driving, Working to Improve its Drivers

Uber Takes Credit for Drop in Drunk Driving, Working to Improve its Drivers

Uber is taking credit for a drop in drunk driving in the U.S. and says it is working hard to make its drivers even safer. The company points to stats for Atlanta, which show DUI arrests have fallen 32 percent since Uber use has risen there.

Facebook Slideshow Makes Mini Movies From Your Photos and Videos

Facebook Slideshow Makes Mini Movies From Your Photos and Videos

Aren’t you bored of looking at still photo albums on Facebook? Now you can add life to your own with Facebook Slideshow, a new tool that makes awesome mini movies from your images and videos.

Cardiogram App Gets Native Apple Watch Support, 3D Touch Gestures

Cardiogram App Gets Native Apple Watch Support, 3D Touch Gestures

Cardiogram, the HealthKit-enabled iOS app that’s hoping to help fight heart disease, just got a big update that adds Apple Watch support, 3D Touch gestures, and more.

Apple Brings New Content to GarageBand to Celebrate Chinese Music

Apple Brings New Content to GarageBand to Celebrate Chinese Music

Apple has rolled out a big GarageBand update for Mac and iOS that “celebrates the rich history of Chinese music” by adding a whole bunch of traditional Chinese instruments, and Chinese language localization.

Google’s Gboard Keyboard for iPhone Features Built-In Search and Gesture Typing

Google’s Gboard Keyboard for iPhone Features Built-In Search and Gesture Typing

Surprising everyone, Google today released a keyboard for the iPhone dubbed Gboard. Compared to other third-party keyboards, Gboard allows one to quickly do a Google search right from within the keyboard itself. The relevant search results can then be shared in the conversation that you are having.

Truecaller Brings Caller ID Support to iPhone

Truecaller Brings Caller ID Support to iPhone

Truecaller, a worldwide number lookup service, today updated its iPhone app to add Caller ID functionality to it. The feature has been available on the Android version of the app for a few years now, but TrueCaller was unable to bring it to iOS due to the various restrictions placed by Apple. For now, it remains unclear how the company has finally managed to bring this feature to iOS since Apple does not provide any such APIs in iOS 9.

Apple Makes Dragon Hills, Usually $1.99, Its Free App of the Week

Apple Makes Dragon Hills, Usually $1.99, Its Free App of the Week

Need another great iOS game to keep you occupied this weekend? Look no further than Dragon Hills for iPhone and iPad, which is currently free — down from $1.99 — as Apple’s App of the Week.

Twitter’s iOS App Gets Recategorized as News in Effort to Boost App Store Visibility

Twitter’s iOS App Gets Recategorized as News in Effort to Boost App Store Visibility

Twitter has recategorized its official iOS app to boost visibility in the App Store. The app was previously under “Social Networking,” which obviously makes sense, where it ranked number 5. However, it’s now under “News,” where it ranks number 1.

Google Maps for iOS Gets Travel Times Widget, Direction Sharing, Night Mode

Google Maps for iOS Gets Travel Times Widget, Direction Sharing, Night Mode

Google has updated its Maps app for iOS to add a number of nice new features that hope to improve your commute. In addition to a useful Travel Times widget for Notification Center, the update brings the ability to share directions with friends, a night mode, and more.

Apple Announces Release of First CareKit Apps for iPhone

Apple Announces Release of First CareKit Apps for iPhone

Apple today announced the release of the first iPhone apps that take advantage of its open-source CareKit platform. There are four titles available right now, all of which allow patients to share their data with healthcare professionals.