Tagged with: iOS

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

In addition to releasing Office for iPad, Microsoft on Thursday also updated Office Mobile for iPhone and Office Mobile for Android with a major change: both are now completely free for home use. You can download the new versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Microsoft says the decision was made in ...

Twitter (Android and iOS) Now Lets You Tag People in Photos, Tweet a 4 Photo Collage

Twitter (Android and iOS) Now Lets You Tag People in Photos, Tweet a 4 Photo Collage

Twitter on Wednesday announced two new mobile features for its Android and iOS apps: photo tagging and multiple photos in a tweet. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play and Apple’s App Store. The first feature allows you to tag up to 10 people in a photo. Best of all, tagging doesn’t affect ...

NYT Now (iOS) Will Deliver Curated News Stories for $8/Month

NYT Now (iOS) Will Deliver Curated News Stories for $8/Month

At a cocktail-fueled meet and greet at SXSW, we met with New York Times editors Jill Abramson and Clifford Levy to discuss the news organization's 2014 lineup of services, including a new enterprise dubbed NYT Now. Created as an iPhone (and iPod touch)-only application, NYT Now is the company's latest subscription-based ...

Apple is Testing Related Search Suggestions in App Store

Apple is Testing Related Search Suggestions in App Store

As first noted by developer Olga Osadcha, Apple is testing a related search suggestion feature on the App Store, which started rolling out earlier this week for iPhone users on iOS 7. The new menu, a scrollable bar with suggestions for searches related to the current search, allows users to discover more apps in search by ...

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

A change that Apple imposed to make iOS 7 more secure instead has dramatically weakened the security of devices running that mobile operating system, a security researcher has charged. At the CanSecWest conference here last week, Azimuth Security researcher Tarjei Mandt said that Apple made a major mistake when it changed ...

Report: Apple Rejected a Steve Jobs Quote App

Report: Apple Rejected a Steve Jobs Quote App

A new app has surfaced that features Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn't impressed, according to a new report. Quoth Steve has cropped up on the Web as a mobile app that users can run in the browser. The app provides daily Steve Jobs quotes that can be saved, shared via social networks, or synched to different ...

Google Making it Possible for iOS and Android Users to Game Together

Google Making it Possible for iOS and Android Users to Game Together

Google Play game services, the backend that powers online features for many Android games, is expanding significantly to iOS. In an announcement timed for the Game Developers Conference this week, Google says it's bringing turn-based and real-time multiplayer capabilities to iOS. Should developers choose to integrate the ...

This is Healthbook: Apple’s Take on Health and Fitness Tracking

This is Healthbook: Apple’s Take on Health and Fitness Tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application codenamed Healthbook. I ...

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is considering for select applications and system functions in ...

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

Starting this April, United Airlines will roll out a new personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft for Apple's iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 exclusively at launch time. With the new service United Airline customers will be able to choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of ...