Tag Archives: Apple

Deus Ex: The Fall drops one day early on iOS

With the release of Deus Ex: The Fall slated for release on July 11 (tomorrow), the game has actually begun appearing on the US App Store as of today. Available for iPhone and iOS, Deus Ex: The Fall is an action adventure game set in 2027, a year described as “the golden era for science, technology and human augmentation”. In the game, you play as Ben…

Mailbox app finally updated to include Dropbox attachments

Back when Dropbox announced it was buying out Mailbox, I began dreaming of the day the two apps would co-operated. And yet, it’s taken what seems like an age, for the two to show an resemblance of being the same company. 4 months later,  Mailbox for iOS has just been updated to include Dropbox attachment compatibility. The full release notes from…

Apple files motion against ITC import ban on iPad 2 & iPhone 4

Last month, a shock court decision by the ITC (International Trade Commission) ordered that Apple cease to import specific models of legacy GSM iPhones and iPads. The devices in question featured a 3G connection technology patented by Samsung. Where the confusion comes in is that said technology is in fact a standards essential patent. In other…

Lawsuit over App Store name ended by Apple and Amazon

It appears as if Apple is trying to work its way out of some of its lawsuits. It was announced today that Apple and Amazon have ended their battle over the right to use the App Store/Appstore name. A judge today ordered that the case be closed at the request of both companies. Apple recently told Amazon that it was dropping its complaint, and…

Dropbox launches “Datastore API” to allow third-party apps to sync data

One of the great promises of iOS 5 and iCloud at launch was the ability to sync app data. Sadly, with iCloud being a proprietary Apple service, most devs didn’t even bother. The issue primarily is that many game and app makers create programs for multiple platforms. And so, spending time, money and energy on making the apps iCloud-sync friendly doesn’t…

Tumblr for iOS updated with better searching and explore features

Social networking sensation Tumblr has updated its iOS app to bring much improved search tools and a new explore feature. Version 3.4 brings a much improved search experience. The new features centre around tags and blogs, so now users can search for specific tags and blogs, taking them directly to pages they’re looking for. Not only that, Tumblr’s app…