iOS Apps

Pinterest’s Buyable Pins and new ‘Shop our picks’ section now rolling out to iPhone and iPad users

Pinterest’s Buyable Pins and new ‘Shop our picks’ section now rolling out to iPhone and iPad users

At the beginning of June, the popular social networking service known as Pinterest announced Buyable Pins, which would allow users to actually buy the things they were pinning in the app.

Pushbullet update combines messaging to the file sharing platform, a refreshed UI and more

Pushbullet update combines messaging to the file sharing platform, a refreshed UI and more

Pushbullet, a popular cross-platform solution for sharing content, launched earlier in 2015. Now, several months later, the service has received its largest update to date.

Google Hangouts updated with focus on Material Design, a new dialer and more

Google Hangouts updated with focus on Material Design, a new dialer and more

Material Design has been the aesthetic choice for Google for a bit of time now, but that doesn’t mean all of its apps on all available platforms have been updated to reflect that just yet.

Twitterrific adds facial recognition to properly frame photos, new notifications and more in latest update

Twitterrific adds facial recognition to properly frame photos, new notifications and more in latest update

On June 11, Twitterrific upgraded its iOS app to version 5.12, adding plenty of noteworthy features. Just over two weeks later, another update is now available for the popular third-party Twitter app.

Facebook makes it easy to find and share links with friends

Facebook makes it easy to find and share links with friends

The latest update to the Facebook app makes it easier than ever to share links with friends without having to jump between different apps. Simply tap the new link icon and search for the story you want to share right within the Facebook app.

Facebook adds Snapchat-style photo editor with stickers, filters, and text

Facebook adds Snapchat-style photo editor with stickers, filters, and text

Facebook has begun testing a new Snapchat-style photo uploader on iOS that allows users to overlay text and stickers on their images before publishing them. There’s also a new filter feature that lets you preview different effects by swiping across your photos.

Disney releases iOS 8 keyboard ‘Disney Gif’ to help share GIFs with everyone you know

Disney releases iOS 8 keyboard ‘Disney Gif’ to help share GIFs with everyone you know

GIFs are still around, as anyone that browses the Internet for any length of time will undoubtedly know, and Disney wants to make it easy for you to share them with a brand new iOS 8 keyboard.

Purify gives a sneak peak of the native ad blocking feature in iOS 9

Purify gives a sneak peak of the native ad blocking feature in iOS 9

On June 10, a report surfaced that outlined Apple’s plans to allow developers to create ad blockers for Safari within the upcoming release of iOS 9.

Facebook lets users sign up for Messenger without an account

Facebook lets users sign up for Messenger without an account

Up until now, Facebook has required an account tied to the social network to access Messenger, the company’s ridiculously popular messaging app.

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [June 15 – June 19]

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [June  15 – June 19]

Each week, a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Star Wars – Heroes Path and a major update to Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our weekly picks of the best new apps and app updates that you shouldn’t miss.