Starbucks is offering one free month of LumosityÂ Premium service as part of its Pick of the Week promotion, the first time that it has offered an in-app purchase throughÂ the App Store. The deal must be redeemed and activated on an iPhone or iPod touch using the official Starbucks app, at which point the premium features are unlocked on all platforms.Â
In March of this year, Apple officially unveiled their in-car integration, CarPlay, and since then we’ve seen plenty of auto manufacturers jump on board with their support. A popular iOS app has now confirmed that it, too, will have future CarPlay integration.
Instagram has just launched its first new app since the insanely popular photo filtering and sharing app itself was released on the App Store in late 2010. Called Hyperlapse, the new app uses advanced algorithm processing to allow iPhone users to shoot stabilized time-lapse videos with ease on their smartphone.Â
Dropbox was seeing plenty of attention when they launched their Carousel app into the App Store, and even more when they purchased Mailbox and showcased the Mac app (which recently launched a public beta). The company has now updated their iOS app, focusing on search in certain apps and bigger GIFs.
When someone enters cardiac arrest, they often have between four to six minutes to receive CPR before they lose brain functions or die. There is little chance of survival after 10 minutes, asÂ approximately 95 percent of cardiac arrest victims die before reaching a hospital.Â Fortunately, the crowdsourcing app PulsePoint aims to increase the likelihood of victim survival by alerting users when there is someone nearby in need of CPR.Â
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is now allowing American and Canadian travelers to use a new Mobile Passport app at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The app, currently in a pilot program, eliminates the need for flyers to fill out traditional custom declarations paper forms, bypassing long lines at the airport.Â
Yesterday,Â Apple wasÂ ordered by a judge in Brazil to not only pull the anonymous social networking appÂ Secret from the App Store, but also to remotely kill the app from userâ€™s devices that already have it installed.
We’re back with our weekly Best New Games roundup, covering the best new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch game releases from this week. Apple typically refreshes the App Store with a lineup of exciting new games on Wednesday overnight, this week featuringÂ Swing Copters, Pac-Man Friends, Ice Cream Nomsters, Invaders From Outer Space and Motorsport Manager.