Tag Archives: App Store

VIDEO: Facebook Launches ‘Slingshot’ App To Rival ‘Snapchat’

17 Jun

VIDEO: Facebook Launches ‘Slingshot’ App To Rival ‘Snapchat’

“Slingshot” has all the same basic functions as “Snapchat,” but with a few minor tweaks here and there.

VIDEO: Skype 5.0 For IPhone Brings All New Look And Big Performance Improvements

12 Jun

VIDEO: Skype 5.0 For IPhone Brings All New Look And Big Performance Improvements

Microsoft’s Skype client for iPhone has been looking a little long in the tooth; the version that has been in the store until today is essentially still the same client they launched back in 2010, albeit replete with incremental updates along the way.

VIDEO: Apple’s New Approach To ICloud Is Good News For Everyone

7 Jun

VIDEO: Apple’s New Approach To ICloud Is Good News For Everyone

At its WWDC keynote earlier this week, Apple announced CloudKit, a new, “effectively free” developer framework that lets app creators tap into Apple’s iCloud so that they can more easily work cloud components into their mobile apps.



VIDEO: Touch ID Will Allow PayPal And Others To Compete With Apple’s Own Mobile Payments

7 Jun

VIDEO: Touch ID Will Allow PayPal And Others To Compete With Apple’s Own Mobile Payments

News percolates out of Apple’s WWDC in stages. First there is the keynote where CEO Tim Cook shined a light on specific features. Then comes a week of sessions and labs where engineers share concepts and techniques behind the new features in iOS and OS X with developers. Simultaneous with the action at WWDC itself […]

VIDEO: IOS 8 And Mac OS X Yosemite: All The Features You May Not Know

4 Jun

VIDEO: IOS 8 And Mac OS X Yosemite: All The Features You May Not Know

While Tim Cook’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference keynote on Monday failed to deliver any of the hardware some WWDC attendees had hoped for, it packed the event with a wealth of major software announcements. In fact, CEO Tim Cook and senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi had so much software news to present that […]

VIDEO: What’s Next For Apple: Find Out On Monday

31 May

VIDEO: What’s Next For Apple: Find Out On Monday

Get ready for a peek at changes for the iPhone and iPad. Apple Monday kicks off its 25th Worldwide Developers Conference, a gathering that offers a glimpse into the near-term future of Apple’s software, in particular the operating systems that run the iPhone and iPad, and Apple computers. While Apple has introduced some hardware at […]

VIDEO: Spotify Tops 10 Million Paid Subscribers

21 May

VIDEO: Spotify Tops 10 Million Paid Subscribers

Music streaming service Spotify confirmed it has topped 40 million active users, and the number of users paying for a monthly subscription topped 10 million. Since launching six years ago, Spotify users have streamed 12 billion hours of music and created or updated 5 million playlists per day. “We’re widening our lead in the digital […]

VIDEO: Apple Patents Wraparound Edge-Mounted IPhone Displays With Virtual Buttons

13 May

VIDEO: Apple Patents Wraparound Edge-Mounted IPhone Displays With Virtual Buttons

Apple had a new patent granted today for a side-mounted wraparound display that could be used to add virtual buttons to the edges of future iPhones in place of physical controls. Some examples of what could appear on the side display include a slide unlock controller, or some app icons from the home screen or […]

VIDEO: Your Fingerprint Will Unlock Every IPad And IPhone Released This Year

7 May

VIDEO: Your Fingerprint Will Unlock Every IPad And IPhone Released This Year

A new report says Apple’s 2014 iPad and iPhone models will all have fingerprint sensors embedded in the home button, reaffirming what previous rumors have indicated. Cecb2b.com , a website dealing with component information, claims that TSMC has already produced the first batch of Touch ID sensors that will be included in iPhone 6, iPad […]

VIDEO: New York’s Top VC Says Apple Doesn’t Get The Cloud; He’s (Mostly) Wrong

6 May

VIDEO: New York’s Top VC Says Apple Doesn’t Get The Cloud; He’s (Mostly) Wrong

Fred Wilson is one of the smartest guys in venture capital. He’s made a fortune backing Twitter and Tumblr, among others, at Union Square Ventures. But when it comes to Apple, Wilson has a blind spot that’s almost as big as as his bankroll. When asked which tech companies would be the most valuable by […]