In mid-July, we outlined a new app from Tapity, the developer that won Apple’s Design Award not too long ago. It’s called Hours, and it’s a way for users to stay focused with a way to keep track of the time spent on whatever task they might have. Now, with an update to support iOS 8, the functionality has improved.
While many different apps were updated on Wednesday, September 18 to follow in sync with the public release of iOS 8, some companies waited, like Twitter. The company has officially updated their social networking app, though, to take advantage of some iOS 8 features, and put a bigger focus on profiles.
Apple promoted a number of different apps at its iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event last week that show how the larger screens on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can be utilized by developers to show content based on a two-column view in landscape mode and other intuitive ways. CNN has taken full advantage of the opportunity by releasing a new app optimized for iPhone 6 on the App Store this morning.
Following the public release of iOS 8 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models, Apple has been going on a spree of updating its apps available on the App Store. The latest is Numbers, which has just been updated with iOS 8 support and iCloud Drive compatibility in tow. Stability improvements and bug fixes are also part of the release.
A major new version of the popular password management app 1Password has been released on the App Store this afternoon, following the public release of the iOS 8 software update for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. 1Password 5 is highly optimized for iOS 8, with several new features headlined by Touch ID support.
The cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp was updated on Monday afternoon with several new features, marking the first time a new version of the app has been released since last March. Read ahead for a closer look at what’s new in the latest WhatsApp version, alongside a detailed changelog of the update.
During Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference earlier in 2014, they showcased a bigger focus on improving tools for developers, including a bigger SDK than ever before, more tools in general, and a service for allowing beta testing of applications through TestFlight. Now, the app has launched for iOS.