iOS Apps

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter trials dedicated News tab inside its iOS app

Twitter has begun trialing a dedicated News tab inside its mobile apps, which makes it easier to find breaking news. The experimental section appears in the middle of the app’s navigation bar on iOS, but it’s currently only available to a select few.

Best new apps, app updates and more in the iOS App Store (July 27-31)

Best new apps, app updates and more in the iOS App Store (July 27-31)
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 Angry Birds 2 and a huge update to Fantastical 2 for iPhone – Calendar and Reminders. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our picks of the best new apps and app updates this week that you shouldn’t miss.

Apple makes Worms 3 for iOS its Free App of the Week

Apple makes Worms 3 for iOS its Free App of the Week

Worms 3, the long-awaited sequel for the award-winning Worms 2: Armageddon, is now exclusively available on iOS. The title has been selected as Apple’s Free App of the Week, so you can download it totally free for a limited time.

VSCO Cam adds ‘Collections’ to better show off your favorite photos

VSCO Cam adds ‘Collections’ to better show off your favorite photos

For all the ways that there are to take a photo, there’s plenty of apps to help take the best shot. And just as many to help you share it, too.

Twitter rolls out Periscope update that lets you mute users, Handoff streams to Mac

Twitter rolls out Periscope update that lets you mute users, Handoff streams to Mac

Twitter has rolled out a big update to live-streaming platform Periscope that finally allows you to mute users to avoid notifications for all of the accounts you follow. The update also allows you to send Periscope streams to your Mac using Handoff in OS X Yosemite.

Pandora expands Sponsored Listening program that rewards users for clicking on ads

Pandora expands Sponsored Listening program that rewards users for clicking on ads

Pandora today announced the expansion of its Sponsored Listening program to all advertisers. Introduced in September 2014 as a beta pilot service, the program rewards users with uninterrupted listening for engaging with a brand advertisement.

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

Google has updated its YouTube app for iOS to add support for vertical videos and push notifications. Users now have the ability to watch vertical videos in fullscreen while retaining their orientation, so that they’re a lot less painful to watch.

Apple launches iOS sale featuring 100 apps/games for $0.99

Apple launches iOS sale featuring 100 apps/games for $0.99

While Best Buy is hosting its own limited-time promotion, Apple has launched its own that includes 100 apps/games for just $0.99.

Google Chrome for iOS gets navigation gestures, Physical Web compatibility

Google Chrome for iOS gets navigation gestures, Physical Web compatibility
Google has rolled out a big update for its Chrome browser for iOS that not only adds useful navigation gestures, but also brings Physical Web compatibility, allowing you to see an interact with smart devices in the world around you.

Microsoft launches ‘Send’ for stripped down email conversations on iOS first

Microsoft launches ‘Send’ for stripped down email conversations on iOS first

In May of this year, a report surfaced that suggested Microsoft was working on an app that wasn’t quite an email app, but also wasn’t quite a full-fledged messaging app, either.