News tagged ‘App Store’
Apple’s developer website was hacked. This is the official statement made by Apple today. As you probably know, the dev webpage has been down for more than 4 days now due to the work on restoring the database system, updating the server software and troubleshooting. Well, at least this is what we’re told.
According to an unknown source, on Tuesday, July 23rd, Apple will introduce a completely redesigned Apple Store app for both iPhone and iPod touch. It will get a new design in order to match the recently updated App Store, iTunes Store, and iBookstore apps for iOS 6. However, this is not the only reason for such a change of appearance.
Apple Developer’s webpage is down. The company, however, posted a notice claiming that all the memberships due to expire during these days have been extended. It’s been nearly two days since the site is under maintenance.
The recent update of the Tetris game for iOS features one-touch controls, an improves visual interface, and Facebook integration.
Tetris has always been a highly popular game. Now you can enjoy the improved new version! The game has improved control and connectivity to social networks, including Facebook.
VLC for iOS is back. Well, this app is only available in New Zealand now, however, it would reach the American App Store soon. As to the other countries, it is said to be available a bit later.
A new version of the most widely used web browser ever - Google Chrome - has become available for all the iOS users. The most interesting features are the ability to open links for YouTube, Google Maps, Google+ and Google Drive using the appropriate applications, reduced resource usage and the ability to access browser history. Not bad, I must say.
Microsoft released its Outlook Web App a couple of days ago. However, you need to have the latest update of Office 365 for business to use this application. Well, I must say this is a kind of ‘Microsoft-style’ release - the one with lots of conditions and requirements for the user.
WhatsApp Messenger, the most popular cross-platform instant messaging service was updated to a version 2.10.1. On one hand, this is good news, but on the other - not really. By the end of this year, WhatsApp would become a subscription-based application - $0.99 per 12 month. However, those who download the messenger now, would get the annual subscription for free.
New Google Maps version was released on July 16. Now popular app can boast of full iPad support, indoor maps and offline access.
Rovio showed us a new teaser to its Angry Birds Star Wars 2 game yesterday. And it proved that I was wrong. A couple of days ago I told you that on July 15 we shall see that game on the App Store and Google play. Unfortunately, that's not true.
Those who want to save their privacy should buy Android, not Apple devices. A kind of bold statement, isn’t it? According to the latest BitDefender report, iOS platform is more dangerous in terms of personal data protection, than the Google’s mobile operating system.
Last Friday Rovio announced a new game. Well, personally I believe that won’t be something entirely new since this studio has only one product, which is truly famous and it’s called Angry Birds. Yes, I know about Amazing Alex and The Croods as well as about other apps created by Rovio, but come on, do you really believe they can be like Angry Birds called world’s game #1? Anyway, here’s what was shared on Twitter yesterday:
There’s one more great app released these days. It is called Groopic and it lets anyone create a group photo that includes the photographer. At last you can be present literally on every pic you snap with your iPhone. Let’s find out how it works.
Yesterday Any.DO released its new app called Cal. Those who either already use Any.DO task manager, or simply need to get their time thoroughly planned would certainly be interested in this new application. But what it’s all about?
According to Reuters, Apple has decided to end its lawsuit with Amazon about App Store name. Cupertino company did this on condition Amazon does not countersue.
U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday ordered the case be dismissed at the companies' request.
Amazon was sued by Apple in March 2011. The Cupertino company wanted to prevent Amazon from using the "App Store" name, as customers could get confused by the double use of App Store name.