iOS Apps

Waze will be adding AMBER alerts in the U.S. in an upcoming update

Waze will be adding AMBER alerts in the U.S. in an upcoming update

Waze has been built to be a social-focused mapping service for iOS, and with each new update that becomes the case.

Meerkat for iOS broadcasts live video to your Twitter stream

Meerkat for iOS broadcasts live video to your Twitter stream

You can already upload video files to Twitter, but if you want to share a special moment in real-time, then a new iOS app called Meerkat can help. The free download broadcasts live video to your Twitter followers, so they can share your experiences as they happen.

Tinder’s new premium dating plan costs more if you’re over a certain age

Tinder’s new premium dating plan costs more if you’re over a certain age

Tinder this week launched a new premium dating service that boasts a number of new features users won’t find in the free version. But the company’s price structure, which means you pay more than double if you’re over a certain age, has not been well-received.

Microsoft the ‘front runner’ to acquire Prismatic, another iOS app

Microsoft the ‘front runner’ to acquire Prismatic, another iOS app

Microsoft has been on a bit of a tear lately, with the company going after plenty of startups that have made their name popular through iOS (and sometimes Android) apps.

VLC returns to iOS with iPhone 6, 6 Plus support, new features and plenty of improvements

VLC returns to iOS with iPhone 6, 6 Plus support, new features and plenty of improvements

The VLC app has had a troubled history on iOS, not only with releases in general, but with also being pulled from the App Store entirely.

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.