iPhone Apps

Starbucks offering free month of Lumosity Premium as Pick of the Week

Starbucks offering free month of Lumosity Premium as Pick of the Week

Starbucks is offering one free month of Lumosity Premium service as part of its Pick of the Week promotion, the first time that it has offered an in-app purchase through 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. 

USA Today iOS app will see CarPlay support in the future

USA Today iOS app will see CarPlay support in the future

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 releases new Hyperlapse app, lets you shoot stabilized time-lapse videos with your iPhone

Instagram releases new Hyperlapse app, lets you shoot stabilized time-lapse videos with your iPhone

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. 

Dropbox for iOS updated, now supports search in Word and PowerPoint, plus more

Dropbox for iOS updated, now supports search in Word and PowerPoint, plus more

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.

PulsePoint expanding to help save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

PulsePoint expanding to help save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims

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, as approximately 95 percent of cardiac arrest victims die before reaching a hospital. 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. 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection piloting Mobile Passport app in Atlanta

U.S. Customs and Border Protection piloting Mobile Passport app in Atlanta

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. 

Apple removes Secret app from the Brazilian App Store to comply with court ruling

Apple removes Secret app from the Brazilian App Store to comply with court ruling

Yesterday, Apple was ordered by a judge in Brazil to not only pull the anonymous social networking app Secret from the App Store, but also to remotely kill the app from user’s devices that already have it installed.

9to5Mac now reports that Apple has complied with the ruling by removing the Secret app from the App Store. 

Apple updates several iWork apps for iOS and Mac

Apple updates several iWork apps for iOS and Mac

On August 21, Apple officially updated several different applications available within the iWork suite, both for iOS and Macs.

Best New Games: Swing Copters, Pac-Man Friends, Ice Cream Nomsters and more

Best New Games: Swing Copters, Pac-Man Friends, Ice Cream Nomsters and more

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 featuring Swing Copters, Pac-Man Friends, Ice Cream Nomsters, Invaders From Outer Space and Motorsport Manager.

Product Hunt launches iPhone app for finding the best new products on the go

Product Hunt launches iPhone app for finding the best new products on the go

Product Hunt has quickly made a name for itself in the tech community as a product discovery service for finding the best new mobile apps, websites, hardware projects, tech creations and other products. Now, an official iPhone app for Product Hunt is now available.