iOS 9 takes on challenging these 5 thriving app store categories

Evernote Notes App iOS 9

iOS 9 preview during WWDC 2015 gave us a sneak preview of the upcoming software update for Apple’s mobile devices. The next major update for iOS offers many new features and performance enhancement. On the other hand, iOS 9 and iOS 8.4 also take on challenging third-party developers who currently offer apps in 5 thriving app store categories. Many developers behind the apps in … Read More

watchOS 2 brings native apps, new features and improved security

watchOS 2 Apple Watch

WWDC keynote conference has been all about software updates since Apple moved hardware announcements to special events. This year the company previewed iOS 9, OS X 10.11 El Capitan and for the first time included an Apple Watch software update, watchOS 2. When the Apple Watch was launched it supported third-party apps however, those could only work as long as you were … Read More

Apple Music on-demand streaming service available on June 30

Apple Music

At this years’ WWDC keynote event Apple CEO, Tim Cook, used Steve Jobs’ famous “one more thing” phrase to announce Apple Music. The company had long been rumored to be working on a music streaming service after acquiring Beats Music for $3 billion. Just like most Apple products, Apple Music isn’t the first of its kind in the market. Apps like … Read More

iOS 9 Apple’s next major mobile OS delivers much-needed features


Apple on Monday previewed iOS 9, the next major software update for its mobile devices. During the 26th WWDC keynote event Craig Federighi, SVP of Software Engineering, talked about the focus of iOS 9 being towards intelligence, multitasking on iPad, foundation and improving built-in apps. Apple is improving built-in apps that iOS already has and even bringing new default apps to iOS … Read More

Thred for iPhone is like Instagram with stickers and more

Thred for iPhone

Having access to a camera in your pocket all the time obviously results in taking lots of selfies and capturing small and big events happening around you. The success of photo sharing apps like Instagram and Snapchat have proved that people are willing to adopt new social networks even if the primary feature is as simple as photo sharing.  Thred … Read More

Microsoft Office apps for iOS updated with iCloud Drive upload feature

Microsoft Office iPhone iPad

Microsoft is serious about its “mobile-first, cloud-first” strategy and it shows. The company under its new leadership is taking transformative steps to try to stay ahead in the competitive mobile space. Microsoft Office for iOS is an example of the company coming to terms with Apple’s success in smartphones and tablets. When Apple introduced the original iPad in 2010, the company … Read More

Corning’s ‘Project Phire’ to offer sapphire like scratch-resistance

Corning Gorilla Glass

On Friday, Corning announced that the company is working on ‘Project Phire’ as it prepares to ship a new glass composition which will be just as scratch resistant as sapphire while offering increased drop-protection. Apple’s plan to replace Gorilla Glass with sapphire glass in iPhone 6 didn’t go so well as their partnership with GT Advanced resulted in dissolution due to production issues. Apple and … Read More

iOS 8 install base reaches 72% even after the initial rough start

iOS 8 iOS 7 distribution chart

Apple recently updated the iOS install base statistics on Apple Developer Support page to reveal the latest distribution numbers. As on February 02, 2015 iOS 8 user base has now grown to 72%, iOS 7 share is at 25%, and earlier at 3%. The adoption rate of iOS 8 software update has been slower than last years iOS 7 adoption rate. iOS 7 reached 80% … Read More

iOS 8.2 Beta 5 download now available for developers

iOS 8.2 Beta 5

Apple earlier today released the fifth beta of iOS 8.2 software update. iOS 8.2 has been under beta testing since almost three months, Apple had released the fourth beta about three weeks ago. Beta software updates are available only to registered developers. The build number of the beta update released today is 12D5480a. Xcode 6.2 beta 5 with Watchkit was also made … Read More

iOS 8.2 Beta 4 Released for Registered Developers

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Apple on Tuesday released the fourth beta update of iOS 8.2 for registered developers. The build number for the latest beta update is 12D5461b which was made available as an over-the-air update. iOS 8.2 includes support for the WatchKit SDK, paving the way for developers to create and test apps for Apple’s upcoming Apple Watch. The exact release date for iOS 8.2 … Read More

iOS 8 software update now available for download

iOS 8

Apple’s next major software update for its mobile devices iOS 8 is now available for download over the air for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. According to Apple iOS 8 is the “biggest release since the launch of the App Store, with hundreds of new features including new Messages and Photos features, QuickType Keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing, iCloud … Read More

Slidely shows how iOS 8 extensions can help you create video postcards

iOS 8 Extensions

One of highlight features in the upcoming iOS 8 software update is extensions, it allows developers to access core functionality of the iOS without sacrificing on intuitiveness or security. With extensions developers can tie into Apple’s sharing sheet, add custom actions, access iCloud drive, notification centre, enable custom keyboards and more. Apple has introduced a dedicated API for the photos app … Read More

iOS 8 extension feature shown off in upcoming Things for iPhone

iOS 8 extension API

During the world-wide developers conference Apple introduced iOS 8, the eight major software release for its mobile devices. The upcoming software update will bring many new user facing features that include iCloud Photo Library, new Messages app, keyboard, iCloud Drive, Continuity and much more. iOS 8 will also open more than 4,000 new API’s for developers to use and enhance their apps … Read More

iOS 7.1 Refines User Interface, Brings CarPlay, Improvements and Bug Fixes


Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the first update to add new features since the introduction of iOS 7 last year. The update adds support for CarPlay, tweaks the user interface and animations to bring uniformity in design. The most noticeable change visually is the “Phone” app which the company has refined to match the overall flat design. A new … Read More

Snapchat Security Breach Affects 4.6 Million Users

Snapchat security breach

Snapchat a social networking app popular for sharing photos with friends that self-destruct after a few seconds has had a security breach. The servers of Snapchat were hacked that has resulted in usernames and mobile numbers of over 4.6 million users being exposed and possibly available on the internet. According to reports, Gibson Security on August 27, 2013 had pointed … Read More