iPhone Apps

Translator Keyboard on iOS 8 provides instant translation on iPhone

Translator Keyboard on iOS 8 provides instant translation on iPhone

A number of developers have taken advantage of iOS 8’s newly added support for third-party keyboards on iPhone and iPad to come up with creative keyboard solutions on the App Store. Translator Keyboard is one of the latest keyboards to hit the App Store, allowing users to quickly translate words to different languages without leaving the app they are currently using.

Spotify for iOS updated with CarPlay support

Spotify for iOS updated with CarPlay support

As an increasing number of users transition away from digital music downloads and towards streaming music services like Spotify and Rdio, the platforms are working hard to add several new features to satisfy their growing user bases. Look no further than the latest update to Spotify for iPhone, which adds support for CarPlay-equipped vehicles.

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.