Twitter may be adding new mute feature to its iOS app

Twitter may be adding new mute feature to its iOS app

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.

Read More

Beats Music hints at upcoming iPad app

Beats Music hints at upcoming iPad 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 size…literally…”

Read More

Clear 1.4 update brings Reminders and Sound packs

Clear 1.4 update brings Reminders and Sound packs

Realmac Software has just released a major update for Clear, the popular touch friendly to-do app for iOS and Mac.

Clear is my favorite to-do app, and one of the most frequently used apps on my iPhone and Mac. One of my biggest gripes has been the lack of reminder functionality. 

Read More

ComiXology removes iOS In-App Purchases to avoid paying 30% cut to Apple following Amazon’s acquisition

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 acquired ComiXology, the cloud-based digital comics platform, and the company 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.

Read More

These are the 6 Apps featured in Apple’s new ‘Powerful’ iPhone 5s TV ad

These are the 6 Apps featured in Apple’s new ‘Powerful’ iPhone 5s TV ad

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” by 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 photos and recording videos.

Read More

Dropbox to acquire online photo service Loom

Dropbox to acquire online photo service Loom

Only days after unveiling its new photo management and viewing app Carousel, Dropbox is now acquiring photo storage and sync service Loom. Loom is an iOS and OS X exclusive with apps available for the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

Read More

Amazon to acquire digital comics platform comiXology

Amazon to acquire digital comics platform comiXology

comiXology co-founder and CEO David Steinberger announced today that the cloud-based digital comics platform will be joining the Amazon family. comiXology is one of many companies Amazon has acquired, including IMDb, Audible, dpreview and most recently Double Helix Games.

Read More

NBC iOS app finally allows you to AirPlay content to your TV via Apple TV

NBC iOS app finally allows you to AirPlay content to your TV via Apple TV

NBC has just released an update for its iOS app, which brings a major new feature. It finally allows users to AirPlay content from their iOS devices to Apple TV.

Read More

Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

A new camera app that lets users shed virtual weight by slimming down their face in selifes is being criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image among its young and often impressionable users.

Read More

Monument Valley: A Beautiful Physics-based Puzzle game now available in the App Store

Monument Valley: A Beautiful Physics-based Puzzle game now available in the App Store

Ustwo, developer of popular iOS game Whale Trail, has just brought the Monument Valley game to the App Store. Even though the game is pretty short in comparison to other offerings, the gameplay and the attention to detail appear to be the real standouts here.

Read More