Posts by Jake Rosati

Facebook, 1Password receive major updates

Two incredibly popular iOS applications, Facebook and 1Password, both received pretty major updates today. 1Password, the popular password storage application, was updated to 4.2. Among the new features, 1Password now offers the ability to share items via Messages, search for passwords using a URL, and the usual amount of bug fixes. The app is available…

AppleCare to get major overhaul this fall

At Apple’s town hall session today, Apple VP Tara Bunch announced a number of “after sales policy shifts” that Apple will implement this fall. Many of the changes referenced in the meeting were classified under the “One Apple” moniker, but it’s unclear if that is just an internal term or if it will actually be a marketed product come fall. According…

TiP Daily 5/9/13: iPhone 5S leak, iRadio delay, & more! [VID]

1. Universal Music agreement This is one of the first concretely positive things we’ve heard about Apple’s iRadio service in a while. It’s definitely great news to hear that such a major record label is getting on board with Apple. It took some serious convincing back when iTunes was first launching, and obviously that turned out pretty well, so…

Apple victorious in “iBooks” trademark lawsuit

So, Apple was sued again. Big surprise, right? This time it was by a small New York publishing company called Black Tower Press. Apparently the sci-fi and fantasy book publisher obtained the “ibooks” mark in 2006 after purchasing another publishing company that had been using the name. It’s worth noting that Black Tower never actually obtained…

iRadio put on hold after licensing disagreement

We’ve been talking about the iRadio for months but in case you missed it, this rumored music streaming service would be Apple’s answer to Pandora and Spotify. With the enormous customer base of iTunes built right in and Apple’s experience when it comes to online music, it would seem like iRadio couldn’t fail. Of course, all that is assuming that the…

Paper for iPad update brings gallery and pinch-to-zoom

Paper for iPad, a popular iPad drawing app made by FifteeThree, released a major update today. In version 1.3.1 of Paper, developers finally added true pinch-to-zoom functionality that allows users to zoom in on a specific region of a drawing. This is a much-needed improvement over the old zoom feature, which just zoomed in on the whole…

Keyprop: The iPhone stand you’ll always have with you

Every now and then, we like to highlight Kickstarter projects that relate to iOS that seem to have potential. With that in mind, I’d like to introduce to you to Keyprop. The idea is super simple: make an iPhone stand shaped and sized to resemble a key that you can hook onto your keyring and always have with you. The idea of clipping an iPhone stand…

Apple shares pick up, company ready to “change the narrative”

Ben A. Reitzes, an analyst over at Barclays, made waves today when he increased his Apple (APPL) stock price target from $465 to $525. As far as reasons for the jump, Reitzes believes Apple will secure a ton of investors and customers by talking about new products again, starting with the annual WWDC conference in June. Apple is expected to demo iOS…