Facebook may be trying to diversify its app catalog with apps such as Messenger and Facebook Pages, but apparently not every Facebook-sanctioned app is worthy of a spot in the App Store. As noted by The Verge, the company today quietly removed its long-abandoned Poke messaging app and its Camera app that allowed users to upload photos to their Facebook account.
Vimeo today updated its iOS app, introducing a few new features, performance improvements and a new UI. Version 4.1.00 of the app is available now from the iOS App Store.
United Airlines updated its iOS app with support for a new in-flight entertainment service that’ll help travelers pass time on their flights. The service is available for iPad and iPhone owners and offers up to 150 movies and 200 TV shows.
Twitter apparently is preparing to update its iOS app with a new mute feature that allows users to block tweets and retweets from select people they follow. Mute is available in other Twitter clients like Tweetdeck, but it is not yet available in the official Twitter app.
Beats Music today hinted that an iPad app may be coming soon to the streaming music service. The company tweeted a photo with the headline “Something Big Is Coming” and added “THIS JUST IN: Your favorite Music App is feeling ready to grow in sizeâ€¦literallyâ€¦”
ComiXology removes iOS In-App Purchases to avoid paying 30% cut to Apple following Amazon’s acquisition
It has been just over two weeks since Amazon acquiredÂ ComiXology, theÂ cloud-based digital comics platform, and the companyÂ has released an update for its iOS app that removes in-app purchases, so you won’t be able to purchase comics from the app.
Apple aired a new iPhone 5s TV ad last night called ‘Powerful.’
The ad tries to convey the message that “with the iPhone 5s, you’re more powerful than you think”Â byÂ showcasing some of the things users can do with their iPhone such as creating music, playing games on a giant screen, tracking their health, taking photosÂ andÂ recordingÂ videos.