iPhone Apps

Spotify is now available in Canada with all the bells and whistles

Spotify is now available in Canada with all the bells and whistles

In late July of this year, Spotify’s iOS app received a major update that brought in new features, as well as an invite system for Canadians who wanted to try out the music streaming service. Now, two months later, the app is finally publicly available.

Facebook Messenger and Kindle updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Facebook Messenger and Kindle updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Facebook Messenger and Kindle are the latest apps to be updated with support for the higher-resolution screens on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning they are no longer blurry or scaled up in size. Developers have slowly been updating their apps on the App Store with support for the larger smartphones following their launch earlier this month.

Jawbone launches new ‘Up’ iOS app with personalized fitness advice and more

Jawbone launches new ‘Up’ iOS app with personalized fitness advice and more

Apple’s focus on health for the owners of their devices is certainly no secret, especially with a new Health app and HealthKit, and now Jawbone is taking advantage of the new features with their brand new “Up” app for iPhone.

Apple launches new ‘Apps for Health’ section to highlight the best HealthKit compatible apps

Apple launches new ‘Apps for Health’ section to highlight the best HealthKit compatible apps

Apple started approving HealthKit compatible apps on the App Store on Friday, after releasing iOS 8.0.2 software update a day earlier, which included a fix for the security flaw that had forced to remove the Health related apps from the App Store before the release of iOS 8.

WebMD, CARROT Fit and Yummly among latest apps to gain HealthKit support

WebMD, CARROT Fit and Yummly among latest apps to gain HealthKit support

Following the release of the iOS 8.0.2 software update, the first HealthKit-compatible apps have began surfacing on the App Store over the past several hours. First we told you about an update to MyFitnessPal earlier this afternoon, and now WebMD, CARROT Fit and Yummly are three additional apps that are officially joining the HealthKit club.

MyFitnessPal updated with HealthKit integration for health and fitness tracking

MyFitnessPal updated with HealthKit integration for health and fitness tracking

Following the release of the iOS 8.0.2 software update, the first HealthKit-compatible apps have began surfacing on the App Store over the past several hours. MyFitnessPal is the latest app to be updated with HealthKit support, allowing users to share meal data with other HealthKit apps, sync weight with HealthKit, add exercises and more.

Best New Games: Asphalt Overdrive, Anomaly Defenders, Epic Island and Pumped BMX 2

Best New Games: Asphalt Overdrive, Anomaly Defenders, Epic Island and Pumped BMX 2

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 night, this week featuring Asphalt Overdrive, Anomaly Defenders, Epic Island and Pumped BMX 2.

Beats Music and Spotify among app revenue leaders as popularity of streaming music services continues to rise

Beats Music and Spotify among app revenue leaders as popularity of streaming music services continues to rise

As mobile users increasingly transition towards paying for music streaming services based on in-app purchases, streaming music apps by Apple, Pandora and Spotify were among the leaders in app revenue for the first time during August. According to San Francisco-based firm App Annie, the three apps were among the top 10 of all non-game apps.

Bing Search app updated for iOS 8 with Safari translation extension and more

Bing Search app updated for iOS 8 with Safari translation extension and more

Microsoft on Tuesday released an updated version of its official Bing Search app for iPhone on the App Store with new iOS 8 extensibility features. As demonstrated at WWDC in June, during a preview of iOS 8 extensions, the new Bing app now has a translation extension built into Safari and Today view widget in Notification Center.

Hours helps you stay focused with a new iOS 8 Notification Center widget

Hours helps you stay focused with a new iOS 8 Notification Center widget

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.