Tag Archives: Apps

Rovio launches Flappy Bird-inspired RETRY worldwide

Rovio, makers of the Angry Birds series of games, has today launched its Flappy Bird-inspired arcade style game RETRY around the globe. After soft-launching the game in Canada, Finland and Poland, the Finnish games maker has taken RETRY global and it is insanely difficult (as the name might suggest). RETRY, released under Rovio’s experimental LVL 11…

SwiftKey updated for better performance with iOS 8.0.2

iOS users have long lamented the lack of third party keyboards on their iPhones. I know I – for one – have carried Android devices alongside my iPhone just because SwiftKey is so much quicker than typing on an iPhone’s stock keyboard. It’s more accurate, and a lot smarter too. But with iOS 8, we finally got the software on our iPhones. But it wasn’t…

App Store highlights ‘Apps for Health’ following iOS 8.0.2 enabling HealthKit integration

Apple has updated its App Store with a new section dedicated to apps with HealthKit integration. ‘Apps for Health’ features a selection of apps that are each capable of plugging in to Apple’s Health app for collecting, aggregating and presenting health and fitness-related data. Apps utilising the HealthKit APIs were set to launch with iOS 8 on September…

Apple’s said to be unveiling rebranded Beats Music service in February

Following yesterday’s reports of Beats Music being shut down, and a quick rebuttal of such claims, new information has emerged suggesting that Apple is set to rebrand the Beats Music service in February, 2015. It was reported by TechCrunch yesterday that Apple would soon shut down Beats Music, citing five sources familiar with the plans. This was…

iOS 8 apps with Today view widgets in Notification Center [Roundup]

With iOS 8, released to the public yesterday, Apple has given iOS users unprecedented ways in which to customize their own experience. As well as support for third-party keyboards and Touch ID opening up, Apple has also given app developers the opportunity to develop interactive widgets to be displayed in the Today view within Notification Center. We…

iOS 8 apps with Touch ID support [Roundup]

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 8, was released to the public yesterday and features a number of new features and enhancements in order to improve the experience of using your iDevices. One such improvement is the ability for third-party app developers to utilize the Touch ID sensor found in the iPhone 5s and…