Tag Archives: App Store

Is the iOS App Store Apple’s Best Service? [Editorial]

Yesterday Twitter was abuzz with news that many popular paid apps had become free. Many correctly presumed the promotion would be related to the iOS App Store’s upcoming 5th birthday. Cam Bunton covered the news for Today’s iPhone and he ended his article by posing an interesting question that really got me thinking: is the App Store Apple’s best…

Twitter for iOS updated, finally brings DM syncing

Twitter, today updated its iOS app to version 5.8 and at long last, it includes DM syncing. That means if you’ve read your direct messages on your computer, iPhone or iPad, it’ll automatically show as read on each of the other devices. So, no more annoying blue dots telling you to go an re-read every single message you get sent. The update also…

Apple publishes ’5 Years of the App Store’ page on iTunes

Earlier this morning, it was discovered that Apple was offering 10 of its most popular apps for free for an unspecified – and presumably limited – time. Apps and games such as Day One, Traktor DJ and Where’s My Water? all dropped to $0. As suspected then, it’s all part of Apple celebrating the 5th birthday of its famous App Store. To mark the special…

Apple sends out poster to celebrate App Store’s 5th birthday

Apple’s App Store is one of the most important parts of its iOS operating system, and more recently even OS X. Nearly 5 years ago, the Cupertino company announced the App Store as a place where developers could sell apps for iPhones and iPod Touch devices available for user downloads. As we all know, the project ended up working out very well for the iPhone…

Twitter #music updated, includes new genre feature, bug fixes

Twitter’s #music app has officially been updated today, and it includes a big new feature. Twitter #music now includes genres to allow users to discover specific types of music, rather than having to look through all music to find certain genres. In addition to the new genre feature, #music also allows Rdio authentication to occur within the app,…

Google Hangouts for iOS updated, now lets you invite friends via SMS

Google Hangouts is the best looking, and most intuitive cross platform messaging service out there. I truly believe that. In fact, I wish absolutely everyone used it. But they don’t, and there comes the issue. The number of people I contact using it is proportional to the number of friends I know on Google Plus. (Not many at all.) Thankfully, with…

Plants vs. Zombies 2 delayed, still slated for Summer release

Plants vs. Zombies is one of the most popular iOS games available. The developer, PopCap, recently announced that its popular game was slated to get a sequel, and Plants vs. Zombies 2 was planned to be released July 18th. Unfortunately for fans, it looks as if they will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the newest Plants vs. Zombies…