All healed of the âFlappy Birdâ addiction which supposedly prompted its creator to remove the free-to-play game from both the App Store and Google Play? Hopefully, you didnât seek comfort in the arms of a similar title, âRed Bouncing Ball Spikesâ, or I have some bad news.
The popularity of iOS game Flappy Bird and the developerâs subsequent move to take the app down from the App Store has surprised a number of people. It has also led to the creation of dozens and dozens of Flappy Bird clones that are trying to cash in on the popularity of the original title.
Amazon recently updated its mobile shopping app with a new tool called Flow that allows customers to identify products by holding the items in front of their iPhone camera. Flow was developed in 2011 by Amazon’s A9 division, and the technology has been kicking around in a standalone app released by the A9 team.
It’s Super Bowl Sunday and you may be scrambling to figure out how you are going to watch the big game tonight. If you have an iPad or a Mac, you have access to a live stream of the game and both its pre-game and post-game programming. The streaming options for iPhone owners are limited, with only one app providing live content to users who are on Verizon Wireless.
At the D11 conference in June, when Appleâs CEO Tim Cook said thatÂ the company plans to open up a âlot moreâ on the API front in the future, I was hoping that Apple would introduce APIs for the keyboard in iOS 7, so developers could launch third-party keyboards in the App Store.