Tag Archives: News

What’s new in iOS 8 beta 5

Sticking to a two week schedule, Apple has released iOS 8 beta 5. The releases continually become smoother, and more bugs have been ironed out. Here are the notable changes from the latest update. Keyboard Predictive typing can now be entirely disabled. A long press on the emoji icon prompts a menu with a “Predictive” switch. When suggestions are…

Best news apps: LinkedIn Pulse, Yahoo News Digest and more…

Having just downloaded the exceptional Yahoo News Digest, I thought it timely to bring you a round-up of some of the best news apps available on iOS. Because news isn’t a premium service like podcasts or other forms of entertainment, I’ve stuck to free apps. In my personal opinion, the 5 apps I’ve picked are probably the best 5 available anyway, so…

Yahoo News Digests gets new atoms: Weather and Statistics

Blossoming news app Yahoo News Digest has received two new “atoms” in its first major update. Yahoo News Digest is Yahoo’s latest iOS app, built around Nick D’Aloisio’s Summly algorithms. Released in January, it brings regular news digests at times of your choosing, summarising news from a whole host of sources. Those of you familiar with the app will…

Facebook’s Paper arrives on US App Store

Facebook’s hotly anticipated news application Paper has finally arrived on the app store. The free service is a Filpboard-esque news app that brings you stories from a customizeable news feed, as well as content specifically selected by Facebook editors. The service can be tailored around a dozen categories, including sports, food, science and…

Yahoo announces new essential news app News Digest [CES 2014]

Yahoo has today announced its brand new iOS news app, News Digest, at its keynote at CES 2014. Yahoo’s new app is designed to keep users informed on all of the day’s essential news, sending out regular updates twice a day with all the day’s top stories. Each news story is nicknamed an “atom”, stories will be sourced from lots of different areas. Atoms…

Apple TV now features MLS and Disney Junior channels

Apple has just added two more channels to its growing repertoire of Apple TV services. Apple TV now features the Major League Soccer channel, and also Disney Junior. Viewers will now be able to watch live soccer games for just $25 per season. With four new teams to be added to the MLS by 2020, and an increasing number of global stars, such as David…

See what your day looks like with Morning for iPad [Review]

Morning for iPad is designed to make your daily routine easier than ever before according to its developers Tamper. The idea behind the app is to present you with everything you need to see to start your day in one place – all your essential information is shown in customizable panels and is there for you to take in with a glance. Morning provides…