iOS Apps

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.

Get Readdle Calendars 5 for iOS for Free, Down From $6.99

Get Readdle Calendars 5 for iOS for Free, Down From $6.99

Calendars 5 from Readdle, one of the finest third-party calendar apps available on iOS, is currently free for a limited time — down from $6.99 — as Apple’s Free App of the Week. Here’s how you can get your hands on it.

Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone Now Available to All in U.S.

Microsoft’s Word Flow Keyboard for iPhone Now Available to All in U.S.

Microsoft’s new Word Flow keyboard for iPhone, which first appeared in beta back in January, is now available to all in the United States. The free download boasts features like one-handed Arc mode, custom backgrounds, and “blazing fast” typing with taps and swipes.

Facebook Messenger Now Allows You to Make Group Calls with up to 50 People

Facebook Messenger Now Allows You to Make Group Calls with up to 50 People

Facebook Messenger’s voice calling feature is no longer just for one-to-one conversations. Thanks to its latest update, the service now boasts the ability to make group calls from your iPhone, with support for up to 50 participants at one time.

TextExpander Revises Its New Subscription Model Following User Backlash

TextExpander Revises Its New Subscription Model Following User Backlash

Smile Software has announced changes to its new subscription model for TextExpander following backlash from its users. The company admits it “didn’t get some things right at the start,” but it has listened to feedback from its fans and implemented new plans.

Apple Makes Cut the Rope: Time Travel (Usually $0.99) its Free App of the Week

Apple Makes Cut the Rope: Time Travel (Usually $0.99) its Free App of the Week

Get your game on this weekend with one of the most lovable puzzle games on iOS without paying a penny. Apple has made Cut the Rope: Time Travel, which is usually priced at $0.99, its Free App of the Week.

Reddit Releases Official iPhone App, Offers Free Gold for Early Adopters

Reddit Releases Official iPhone App, Offers Free Gold for Early Adopters

Reddit has today introduced its official app for iPhone, giving fans the ability to browse their favorite subreddits without relying on third-party alternatives. It’s totally free to download, and those who grab it during launch week will get free Reddit gold.

KLM Brings Boarding Passes, Flight Updates, Customer Support to Facebook Messenger

KLM Brings Boarding Passes, Flight Updates, Customer Support to Facebook Messenger

Flyers who use KLM can now receive their boarding pass, check-in reminders, flight status updates and more inside Facebook Messenger. The airline is also offering customer support through the popular chat service, making it easier to get answers to your queries.