iOS Apps

Apple approves FlexBright update that adds flux-like brightness control

Apple approves FlexBright update that adds flux-like brightness control

Late last year, Apple shut down f.lux for iOS, which tweaks the color and brightness of your phone’s display depending on the time of the day. The company then went on to add a similar feature in iOS 9.3 beta called Night Shift.

Powerful movie editing app Videoshop now available for free through the Apple Store app

Powerful movie editing app Videoshop now available for free through the Apple Store app

Videoshop, the powerful movie editing app that lets you create stunning home movies and full-length feature films on iPhone and iPad, is now available for free through the Apple Store app, down from $1.99. Here’s how you can download it.

Assassin’s Creed Identity lands on iOS

Assassin’s Creed Identity lands on iOS

Assassin’s Creed Identity, the latest title from Ubisoft, is now available on iPhone and iPad. The title brings the popular role-playing gameplay you’re used to from the Assassin’s Creed franchise to iOS, with story missions and quests set during the Italian Renaissance.

Mattel unveils $300 3D printing studio that lets kids build toys on their iPhone and iPad

Mattel unveils $300 3D printing studio that lets kids build toys on their iPhone and iPad

Toy maker Mattel is giving kids the ability to design and create their own toys and jewelry with the ThingMaker 3D. It’s a 3D printer priced at just $300 that’s specifically designed for building toys designed in the companion app for iPhone and iPad.

Download abstract puzzle game The Mesh for free, down from $1.99 [Apple’s App of the Week]

Download abstract puzzle game The Mesh for free, down from $1.99 [Apple’s App of the Week]

The Mesha delightfully abstract iOS puzzle game that has previously been select in Apple’s Editors’ Choice category, is now the company’s Free App of the Week. Developed by Creatiu Lab, the title is normally priced at $1.99 — but you can get it free right now.

Apple rejects The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth due to themes of ‘violence towards children’

Apple rejects The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth due to themes of ‘violence towards children’

The iOS version of the popular indie game, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, was rejected by Apple due to themes of violence toward children according to the game publisher. 

WhatsApp now has one billion monthly active users

WhatsApp now has one billion monthly active users

The popular Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, has recently grown to more than 1 billion monthly active users.

How to create checklists in the Notes app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

How to create checklists in the Notes app on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

The Notes app has been one of the most improved applications in Apple’s recent years. From its humble and very basic beginnings, Notes has become a tiny powerhouse with editing features, iCloud syncing, embedded links, and of course checklists. The ability to add checklists in Notes was introduced in iOS 9. We covered all of Notes features before, but creating checklist is still one of the most popular uses within the Notes feature set. Let’s check out how to create interactive checklists on your iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac.

Safari crashing on iPhone, iPad or Mac? Here’s how to fix it

Safari crashing on iPhone, iPad or Mac? Here’s how to fix it

The Safari Suggestions feature baked into Apple’s own web browser for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac is causing widespread crashes for users around the globe this morning. Simply tapping the address bar is all it takes to crash the app, but there are some simple workarounds.

Update: Apple has fixed the bug that was crashing Safari on iOS and OS X

Microsoft uses Bing News and social media to create content in its News Pro app

Microsoft uses Bing News and social media to create content in its News Pro app

Microsoft recently released a new app for the iPhone, News Pro, that seeks to aggregate content from Bing News and pulls your interests from your social media accounts.