Tag Archives: Apps

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad goes free

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS are now free. In a surprising move, reported by The Verge, the company has decided to offer its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for free on mobile — no more Office 365 subscription required to edit documents or store them in the cloud. The new version of the apps also brings you iPhone up to speed with your iPad in terms…

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…