Tag Archives: Applications

Apple now accepting 64-bit ready applications from developers

Apple has opened up submissions of 64-bit capable applications, as you can see in the screenshot above of the “News and Announcements for Apple Developers.” The announcement, titled “Submitting 64-bit apps” was posted today, September 16th, and reads as follows: You can submit 64-bit apps for iOS 7 today that take advantage of the power of iPhone 5s. Xcode…

Apple hiring “ground truth” team to ensure quality of Apple Maps

Apple’s mapping application does not have the best reputation. No one will deny that. The new iOS Maps app caught so much attention and negative comments after its announcement during the introduction of iOS 6 that Tim Cook himself issued an apology, and even created a new section on the App Store dedicated to finding map and navigation applications to…

iOS 7 Preview: Camera & Photos [VID]

Both the Camera and Photos applications got a few pretty significant updates in iOS 7. Aesthetically, both apps got major overhauls. The Camera app how features a cool new swipe interface for changing between modes: Video, Photo, Square, and Pano. Apple also added a bunch of cool live photo effects to add a touch of flare to your pictures. Speaking of…

iOS 7 first looks & hands on [VID]

I’ve only had the pleasure of using iOS 7 for a few hours now, but I must admit that I’m impressed. The redesign really extends to every level of the operating system – from the smallest detail (like the live clock icon) to the biggest changes (Control Center), everything feels complete, well thought out, and totally uniform. It’s still “iPhone” enough…

WWDC 2013 roundup: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Macs, & more! [VID]

Apple announced a ton of great things at this year’s WWDC keynote address. Our favorite fruit company started off strong by debuting updated MacBook Air models that boast 40% faster graphics and a crazy boost in battery life (9 hours for the 11-inch model and 12 hours for the 13-inch model). The ultra portable laptops are powered by Intel’s 4th-gen…

Nickelodeon updates app with full episode streaming

Nickelodeon has added full episode streaming of many many of its original shows to its official iOS application, Nick. The application first hit the App Store in February, and it offered short original videos, animated shorts, and games. The recent addition of recent episode streaming is sure to make the app popular with the younger (and some of the…

iRadio song skip feature causing problems with Sony Music – rumor

According to a new report from CNET which cites sources “familiar with the ongoing negotiations,” Apple and Sony Music are working hard to finalize an agreement for Apple’s iRadio streaming service. Apparently, what’s giving Sony pause (pun intended) is the built-in song skip feature. Sony and Apple can’t seem to reach an agreement regarding how much…