iPhone Apps

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

More and more apps are being updated to support not only iOS 8 and all of its inherent abilities and features, but also the larger-screened iPhones. Vine can now officially be added to that growing list.

Instagram and Rdio updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

Instagram and Rdio updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

After a number of weeks passed in which iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users twiddled their thumbs in anticipation of their favorite apps getting updated with support for native resolution on the new smartphones, it appears that the floodgates have finally opened in terms of developers releasing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus compatibility updates for apps.

Skype for iOS updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

Skype for iOS updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

For the past month, we have been highlighting several apps that have been updated with support for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus native resolution: Hulu Plus, Facebook Messenger and Kindle, Tweetbot, Google Chrome, 1Password, Fantastical Calendar, Gmail, Mailbox and more. This afternoon, you can add Skype for iPhone to the growing list.

Microsoft takes on Snapchat with Skype Qik ephemeral messaging app

Microsoft takes on Snapchat with Skype Qik ephemeral messaging app

Snapchat has emerged as one of the most popular social networks since launching in September 2011, with over 700 million photos and videos being sent per day by more than 100 million monthly active users. The foundation of the app has always been that any photos or videos sent or received between users disappear forever in a matter of seconds.

Cycloramic for iPhone 6 is free for limited time on App Store

Cycloramic for iPhone 6 is free for limited time on App Store

Last week, we told you about the release of Cycloramic for iPhone 6 that enables users to capture hands-free panoramas and videos with the latest smartphone. Just days later, the useful app has been discounted from its regular $1.99 price tag and gone free on the App Store for a limited time. Learn more about Cycloramic for iPhone 6 just ahead.

Mailbox for iOS updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support as Mac version enters open beta

Mailbox for iOS updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support as Mac version enters open beta

Good news for Mailbox users: the iOS version of the popular third-party email app has been updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support as the Mac version enters open beta. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can now use Mailbox with a proper resolution for the larger devices, while Mac users can get their first taste of Mailbox on the desktop. 

Ethan: This guy created an iPhone app to message him

Ethan: This guy created an iPhone app to message him

When you think of the ways in which your friends, family, coworkers and other people can electronically communicate with you, the usual likes of iMessage, Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp might come up. Unless you’re Ethan, an iOS developer that created his own app — yes, named Ethan — for people to message him.

Best New Games: Castaway Paradise, Reckless Racing 3, Tail Drift and Zombie Highway 2

Best New Games: Castaway Paradise, Reckless Racing 3, Tail Drift and Zombie Highway 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 Castaway Paradise, Reckless Racing 3, Tail Drift and Zombie Highway 2.

Google launches ‘News & Weather’ app for iOS

Google launches ‘News & Weather’ app for iOS

Google has a wide assortment of applications available within the iOS App Store, and now they’re adding one more: a new way to get your fix of weather information and daily news articles in one app.

Square updates Cash app to support sending money over Bluetooth LE

Square updates Cash app to support sending money over Bluetooth LE

In October of 2013, Square launched their app called Cash, which made it easy to send money whenever you might need to. Now, the company has updated the app to support even more ways to get money out there.