Apple to Discontinue Messages Beta for OS X Lion on December 14th

Messages beta

Apple is officially making Messages for OS X a Mountain Lion only feature. On Friday, the company sent out emails to its customers that they would be discontinuing the Messages Beta program for Lion on December 14th, 2012. The Messages Beta program allowed users of OS X Lion to download and try out Messages on their Macs, syncing all iMessages … Read More

British Airways to Add Support for Apple’s Passbook

British Airways Adds Passbook support to iOS 6

Apple’s Passbook is continuing to grow and is now getting more adoption, most notably airlines that are allowing its customers to download their boarding passes onto their iPhones and simply scan and board. PassBook is Apple’s all-in one storage app, allowing users to store boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescriptions, putting them all in one place for easy … Read More

Apple App Store App Updated to Utilize Siri As Well As Gift Card Passbook Support

Apple App Store app iOS 6

Earlier this week, reports suggested that Apple updated Siri in iOS 6.1 to add movie ticket purchases. This would allow users to voice navigate movie theatres, times, prices and ultimately purchase the tickets. Now Apple is working backwards and connecting Siri to its already existing applications. Apple has released an update to the Apple Store app, adding support for Siri … Read More

Sponsored Feature: Ensight Media on waking up with Radio Alarm Clock

Radio Alarm Clock

Waking up on time is so important – you don’t need me to tell you that, though. 

It’s likely you use a set tone or a panicky spouse to help you rouse from your slumber, mind, rather than a sound you actually want to hear. EnSight Media’s latest app Radio Alarm Clock helps to make waking up as enjoyable or bearable as … Read More

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad in March 2013?

Microsoft Office ipad Mac App store

Late last year, in November, rumors suggested that Microsoft was working on Office for the iPad and the Mac App Store but no solid details surfaced during that time. On Wednesday, The Verge reported that a Microsoft product manager released comments to Czech site IHNED.cz [Google translation] that Microsoft is in fact working to bring Office to iPhone and iPad … Read More

Ahead of iOS 6 Release Date Google Launches YouTube app for iPhone

YouTube App for iPhone

Earlier last month, following the release of iOS 6 beta 4, it was revealed that Apple had removed support for a native YouTube application in iOS. The YouTube application was introduced in 2007 alongside the iPod touch, several months after the introduction of the iPhone. On Tuesday, Google released a native YouTube app for the iPhone and released it onto … Read More

iOS 6 to feature new Chomp-like Search Result Layout in the App Store

iOS 6 App Store Chomp Style Search

During WWDC 2012 conference, Apple’s SVP of iOS software, Scott Forstall mentioned that in iOS 6 the App Store was going to be redesigned. However, the company never specified as to what it would look like or exactly what they were changing. After Apple’s acquisition of Chomp, the App Store search layout is getting a major reboot. The App Store … Read More

Billy the Painter HD Review – Beautiful and Challenging Game

Billy the Painter HD iPad

Coming up with original ideas must be a problem for an App Store that is flooded with original content. That being said Lipasto Games have done just that in the form of Billy the Painter HD for iPad. The painting in question in this app is the floor of an old factory and the top down view provides you with … Read More

iOS 6 Beta 4 Available for Download, Removes Native YouTube App

iOS 6 beta 4

Apple recently released iOS 6 Beta 4 to developers, adding several new features in settings and to existing apps. Following the release, the developer community began to notice a major change in the update, noting that the dedicated YouTube app on iOS was no longer included. The YouTube app has been a part of iOS since 2007 and was introduced … Read More

Amazon Releases iPad App for ‘Instant Video’ Service

Amazon Instant Video iPad

Early Wednesday, Amazon released an iPad app for its Instant Video service, Amazon Prime Instant Video. The service allows subscribers to rent and buy movies and television shows for offline viewing and competes with other major streaming giants such as Netflix. Amazon’s streaming also gives users the option to stream Prime Instant Video titles when connected to the internet. Currently, … Read More

In-App Purchase Hack To Be Patched in iOS 6

In-app purchase iOS 6 fix

According to a report from 9to5Mac published late last week, Apple is looking to patch up the In-App purchase hack in iOS 6 and has issued best practices to developers in an email as well as a temporary solution. This will allow developers to temporarily fix the issue until a proper fix can be released in the update. The purchase … Read More

London 2012 – The Olympics on Your iPhone and iPad

London 2012 Official Results App for the Olympics and Paralympics Games

The London 2012 Olympics are under one week away now and if you’re not able to take the time off of work and sit down to watch 1,000’s of hours worth of sport spread over the two weeks then you may want to look into some of the iPhone and iPad offerings that are available to you to consume the … Read More

Apple Fixes Corrupt App Store Downloads

App Store icon

Late Wednesday, during the time when many were celebrating the 4th of July, the App Store began delivering corrupted apps through the App Store which caused many users to suffer app crashes and springboard resets. Many apps, such as Instapaper began to crash even after a clean install. Instapaper creator, Marco Arment posted on his site that his own app … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to announce Q3 FY12 Earnings on July 24

Apple Q3 FY12 Earnings

Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently updated its ‘investor relations’ webpage to announce that the company will conduct a conference to discuss  Q3 FY12 Earnings on July 24. The live conference call will be held at 2 PM Pacific / 5 PM Eastern time. The call will later be available for streaming via QuickTime through Apple’s website. AAPL has been reporting record … Read More