Apple

Apple bought the best utility app for the iPhone, Workflow

And the app is sticking around<p><i>TechCrunch</i> has just reported and confirmed that Apple has purchased mobile app Workflow for an undisclosed sum. It’s a clever little utility that allows you to string together different actions on the iPhone and iPad. It’s the closest thing iOS has to the customization …

iOS

Apple acquires popular iOS automation app Workflow

Apple has completed a deal to acquire Workflow, the popular utility app for iPhone and iPad.<p>It’s unclear exactly how much the Cupertino company paid, though it was reportedly “a solid payday” for the team behind the app, which includes former iPhone jailbreaker Ari Weinstein.<p>Workflow made its App …

iOS

How iTunes built, and then broke, my meticulous music-listening system

March 23rd, 2017<p>Welcome to First Click, a daily essay written by The Verge staff in which we opine on lives lived in the near future.<p>The design has fallen out of fashion now, but a spreadsheet wasn’t the worst model for Apple to use in building iTunes. The more you obsess over your music, the more …

iTunes

The iPad Air is Dead. Long Live the iPad.

Well, my prediction early last month that the iPad Air line would be retired was half right. The name is now gone, but I thought at the time that Apple would shift to an all Pro iPad lineup this Spring. However, thanks in part to the comments of several users of non-Pro iPads, I came to see how …

iOS

How to switch from iPhone to Samsung

Does the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 have you thinking about making the switch? If so, make sure your data comes with you.<p>Are you ready to give Samsung another shot after last year's exploding Galaxy Note 7 scandal? The troubled electronics giant is set to release its next flagship phone, the …

iCloud

Super Mario Run 2.0 Arrives

On the heels of Super Mario Run’s debut on Android, Nintendo released a big update to the iOS version of the game that adds new features and refines gameplay.<p>Parts of Super Mario Run are free to play. Unlocking the remaining levels requires a one-time In-App Purchase. Nintendo has been criticized …

MacStories

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

Tuesday’s post covering paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was our most popular of the week so far, and there are still a few free downloads …

iPhone Apps

2017 iPad vs. iPad Air 2 vs. iPad Air: What's new and different in Apple's latest tablet?

With the last update to the iPad Air line over two years ago, how does Apple's new 2017 iPad compare to its predecessors? <i>AppleInsider</i> takes a look at …

iOS

15 Outstanding Paid iPhone Apps Ready for Free Download — One Day Offer

15 Outstanding Paid iPhone Apps Ready for Free Download — One Day Offer<p>1. Onion Force<p>Onion Force is a hybrid Tower Defense/Action Adventure game with …

iPhone Apps

SoundHound integrates full Spotify playlists (LiveLyrics included) and enables OK Hound playback voice controls

SoundHound may have just become one of the best ways to listen to Spotify on your phone. The app has had Spotify integration for years, first …

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The Hidden Breakthrough in Apple’s New Video App

You may be tempted to compare Clips, Apple’s new mobile video app, to Snapchat and Instagram. When it appears in the App Store next month, the slick …

Wired

Never Mind the Apple Watch, AirPods Are the Future

Just a few months old and still largely sold out, Apple’s AirPods are gaining on the company’s better known watch line.<p>The AirPods already have key …

Barron's

Apple Delivers a New iPad With Less Hype

For several months, rumors about potential new <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad models have circulated widely. Most of the pundits expected Apple to unveil these new models at a press event sometime in March. Thus, many Apple-watchers were surprised to see two-thirds of the month go by without any …

iOS

iPad (2017) vs. iPad Air 2

Size<p>When most mobile electronics are rushing to be thinner and lighter, the newer iPad actually adds a bit of thickness (though it's only 1.4 …

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Tim Cook Hails China Investment, Says Apple 'Here to Stay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Chinese media outlet <i>Caixin</i> on Tuesday, in which he emphasized Apple's ambitions in China and its long-term commitment to investment there.<p>Despite Apple's need to see off competition in the country from the likes of Chinese mobile makers Oppo and …

MacRumors

The only two things you need to keep your Apple Watch looking pristine

The Apple Watch, like just about every other Apple device on the planet, is gorgeous. And just like every other Apple device on the planet, the Apple …

Smartwatches

Target offers $300 gift card with iPhone 7 purchases

Thinking about picking up the new PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus? Get yours from Target between March 26 and April 1 and you’ll bag a free gift card worth $300.<p>You could use it to buy an Apple Watch Series 1, which the retailer will soon be offering for just $199.99 — $70 off its regular …

iPhone

iPhone Named World's Most Popular Smartphone Last Year

iPhone was the world's most popular smartphone last year, in terms of global shipments, according to research firm IHS Markit.<p>iPhone 6s took the top spot as the most-shipped smartphone in the world in 2016, trailed by the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s Plus, based on research from IHS …

iPhone

Product Red iPhone 7 Gets Unboxed

Apple recently announced their new Product Red iPhone, the handset features a red casing and a portion of the proceeds from the device will go to the …

iPhone

Apple responds to hacker claims, says systems not breached

Apple in a statement late Wednesday responded to claims that a hacking group is threatening to wipe hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads using …

iOS

Should you get an iPhone SE now, or wait?

Commentary: Apple's smallest new iPhone, with more storage, is a better bet than the iPhone 6S -- but keep in mind the internals are now a year older.<p>One year ago, when it was first released, I really liked the iPhone SE. (See the video above, which is from 2016.) There's a clear reason why: it was …

iPhone

iPhone 8: 6 Expected Features Including AR-Capable Camera, Water Drop Design, Facial Recognition And USB-C

While the launch of Apple’s 2017 flagship iPhone is still months away, iPhone 8 rumors have kept the hype around the device alive. The device’s main …

iPhone

Week’s best Apple deals: The ‘no new iPad Pro’ edition

Bummed that you can’t shop for an updated iPad Pro? We’re surprised we haven’t seen immediate deep discounts on iPad Air 2 models, considering they are now discontinued and undercut by the faster new iPad.<p>Instead, we’ll console ourselves with amazing deals on MacBooks and iPhones, including the …

Cult of Mac

As Billboard Magazine Unveil iPhone Cover, We Ask What It Means For Our Changing Industry

One of Billboard magazine’s latest covers – featuring former Fifth Harmony babe Camila Cabello – was recently shot quite infamously using the …

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Hands On: Apple To Add Rent Once Watch Anywhere

Apple has finally added the feature of renting a video once and watching on all devices. Unlike Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, or, well, any other …

iOS

iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs if Apple does not fork …

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Sorry Apple, but the iMessage App Store sucks

You might not realize it, but the iMessage App Store is pretty awful.<p>When announced, it was one of my favorite new features, and personally I still love it. Crazy sticker packs and lightweight apps aren’t life-changing, but when used in the right situation they breathe life into text message …

iOS

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers make paid apps free for a limited time, but you have …

iPhone Apps

How to use Alexa with an iPhone

Now you can queue up Alexa on iOS while shopping in the Amazon app.<p>Alexa is expected to turn up in some unusual places this year, from the dash of new cars to televisions and appliances. But one of the most predictable moves is Alexa coming to phones. Amazon is making a Moto Mod for Motorola's …

iOS

11 Best Paid iPhone Apps Available For Free Today Only

<b>1. Cheerleader Dance Off — Squad of Champions</b><p>You just joined a cool new school, where being a cheerleader is like being a celebrity! You’ve just got …

iPhone Apps