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Instagram receives updated Explore section

Instagram’s Explore section received a facelift in its update today, with a more polished interface and some new capabilities. The changes utilize Instagram’s massive user base to showcase a wide selection of photos and videos from all over the world. Curated collections Curation seems to be a growing trend for media services, and Instagram is…

Review: Power for Apple Watch

Jailbreaker, developer, and graphic designer Surenix has recently released Power, a useful utility app for Apple Watch that displays the paired iPhone’s battery level and charging status. Although checking your iPhone’s battery on the iPhone doesn’t seem like a major inconvenience, there are plenty of scenarios in which an iPhone could be out of…

Power for Apple Watch shows your iPhone’s battery status at a glance

Power is a neat new utility in the App Store that makes it easy to quickly check your iPhone’s remaining battery percentage from your Apple Watch. Created by Surenix, most well-known in the jailbreak community for his work on themes and tweaks like auki and ayeris, Power features a standalone Watch app as well as a Glance. Opening the app or swiping up…

There are now over 6,000 Apple Watch apps

There are now over 6,000 apps available for Apple Watch — double the number that launched with the device back in April. According to data provided to Today’s iPhone by App Store analytics firm App Annie, as of Monday the number of apps available for Apple’s new wearable stood at 6,352 — a 108% increase since the Apple Watch’s debut — with more…

Apple Design Awards 2015: The winners

At WWDC yesterday, Apple announced the winners of its prestigious Apple Design Awards for 2015. Recognizing apps that “reflect the best in design, innovation, and technology on iOS, OS X, and watchOS” Apple’s ADAs serve to highlight the best of the best in App Store and Mac App Store and show off apps that best demonstrate what Apple’s platforms are…

Apple’s new Android app will make it easier than ever to switch to iOS

Apple wants to make it easy for you to ditch your Android phone for an iPhone. So much so that the company is releasing an Android app to aid switchers. Included on the iOS 9 pages of Apple’s site (but not mentioned at the WWDC keynote this morning) is a new Android app called ‘Move to iOS’. As the name suggests, it helps Android users make the switch to…

App Store hits impressive new milestones

Tim Cook announced some major milestones for the App Store in the WWDC keynote on Monday. Over 100 billion apps have been downloaded, which has resulted in over $30 billion being paid to app developers. The announcement was followed by a video about the influence of the App Store. In the video, Phil Schiller said, “There are so many incredible apps,…

Readdle launches Spark email client for iPhone and Apple Watch

Readdle today took wraps off its brand new email client, Spark. As the name suggests, Spark is a fast way to manage your email, taking advantage of an intuitive user interface and some smart automatic email categorization helps you get through your inbox more quickly. The app, out today for iPhone for free, also has an Apple Watch extension with some neat…