Tagged with: iOS

Better (iOS) Gives You 24/7 Access to a Personal Health Assistant

Better (iOS) Gives You 24/7 Access to a Personal Health Assistant

The latest take on telemedicine in the age of apps will launch Wednesday morning, as Better premiers in Apple’s App Store. The Palo Alto, Calif., startup of the same name has partnered with the Mayo Clinic to offer users 24/7 access to a personal health assistant, nurse line, automated symptom checker, personalized health ...

Android is Closing the App Revenue Gap Against iOS

Android is Closing the App Revenue Gap Against iOS

Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google Play, saw 45% more downloads that Apple’s iOS App Store in Q1, according to a new report out this morning from App Annie. However, ...

Facebook to Remove Messaging From Mobile Apps, Force Download of ‘Messenger’

Facebook to Remove Messaging From Mobile Apps, Force Download of ‘Messenger’

Facebook is taking its standalone app strategy to an extreme new level on Wednesday. It’s starting to notify users they’ll no longer be able to send and receive messages in Facebook for iOS and Android, and will instead have to download Facebook Messenger to chat on mobile. In an on stage talk I did with Mark Zuckerberg ...

Adobe Announces Subscription-Only Lightroom Mobile for iPad, iPhone

Adobe Announces Subscription-Only Lightroom Mobile for iPad, iPhone

Adobe has heard the call from its users, and it’s bringing Lightroom to mobile devices, beginning with the iPad and coming soon to iPhone. The Lightroom mobile app offers the ability to work with RAW photos as you can on the desktop version, as well as smartphone and mobile images to get the most out of those shots you ...

Spotify Revamps App Across All Platforms, Adds ‘Collection’ Mode

Spotify Revamps App Across All Platforms, Adds ‘Collection’ Mode

Remember the jukebox? No, not the rock and roll machine hugging the wall at your local dive bar, but the digital music players we all used to manage MP3s back in the late 2000s. There was Winamp, Musicmatch Jukebox, and later iTunes. These apps listed your library of songs track by track and often featured big, visible play ...

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

It's April Fools' Day, but with its new app, Comedy Central isn't kidding around. Viacom-owned network Comedy Central launched its app for iOS on Tuesday to replace a motley collection of clunky show-specific apps. The new application -- simply called Comedy Central -- offers full episodes of programs like "The Daily Show," ...

New Study Breaks Down What We Use Our Phones For

New Study Breaks Down What We Use Our Phones For

Android and iOS users in the US spend an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes every day using apps on smartphones and tablets (up just four minutes compared to last year). Of that, 86 percent (or 2 hours and 19 minutes) is spent inside apps, while the remaining 14 percent (or 22 minutes, down 6 percentage points compared to ...

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

We brought you news on Blinkist back in January, a subscription service that helps you get to grips with books in fifteen minutes. It’s all about manual curation and condensing, as field experts with a passion for explaining complex matters provide abridged versions of non-fiction titles that can be read quickly. Thus ...

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Android has mostly caught up to iOS in terms of the number and quality of apps available, and it might have eclipsed it in another regard: App stability. According to Crittercism’s Mobile Experience Benchmark report, apps are about twice as likely to crash on iOS as they are on Android. Not surprisingly, the study shows ...

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

United States citizens should see being in the know, in regards to current events, as an enjoyable responsibility. Teaching students is the best way to ensure future generations are excited about this obligation. These apps can keep students of all ages informed on current events. BrainPOP Featured Movie (Free, ...