'Color by numbers' apps are dominating the App Store right now

According to app intelligence firm Apptopia, all four apps have a combined 3.2 million iOS downloads over the past month. Oddly enough, Apptopia found that the average age of coloring book users hovers around 30 apparently youre never too old to ...

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Creepy platformer 'Inside' leaps from console to iOS

Inside was my favorite game from 2016. Its a short, atmospheric adventure by Playdead the same studio behind the mesmerizing, monochromatic Limbo with a truly thought-provoking ending. Even now, I think about the games final moments and what ...

What's new for Apple TV, December 14th, 2017

With Apple concentrating on cranking out updates to support tvOS 11.2 over the past seven days, there wasnt much of note that hit the Apple TV App Store the week of December 8th through the 14th, except for the release of the SiriusXM Radio app. Check ...
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Is Apple Fully Complying With iMessage and FaceTime-Related Court Orders?

Apples recent acquiescence to the Chinese government, both by removing anti-censorship VPN applications and in Tim Cooks recent speech in China, is not just disturbing because it shows Apple succumbing to Chinese pressure to remove counter-censorship ...
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Opinion: In-app 'tipping' controversy in China highlights gap in Apple's cultural understanding overseas

Apple has now implemented a controversial change to the way it handles cash tips sent to content providers through social media apps in China. It is treating them as in-app purchases, and taking a 30% cut. Apples point of view makes perfect sense in ...

8 Great New Messages Features in iOS 11 for iPhone

Apple gave the Messages app a massive makeover with iOS 10, with a slew of options that made iMessages on the iPhone a lot more fun. While not quite as comprehensive, iOS 11 builds upon that success and makes the app more user-friendly and all ...
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iOS 11 Requires Developers to Use Apple's New In-App Ratings API, Lets Users Turn Them Off Completely

Use the provided API to prompt users to review your app ; this functionality allows customers to provide an App Store rating and review without the inconvenience of leaving your app , and we will disallow custom review prompts. The new user interface ... -
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Jet set: five of the best apps for globetrotting

Finding something to do in a new city can be a challenge, particularly if you dont speak the local language. This is where Headout comes in as it helps travellers find things to do when they arrive at their destination. These activities will vary ...    
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3 must-have apps for Black Friday shopping

When you find one you want to use, add it to the loyalty card of the store where youll buy the item. The app is also loaded with rebates. Mark one, and when you buy the item, just upload the receipt , and the app will arrange for you to get your cash back.    

Apps help college graduates with jobs, finances, housing and more

Handshake is available on all desktop platforms and Apples App Store , and the company is working on a version for the Android phone platform. The top job app on mobile ... Mint beats just putting all of your receipts in a shoe box. Intuits Mint app ...    

Apple Extends Free Repairs of Anti-Reflective Coating on Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Affected customers can schedule a Genius Bar appointment at an Apple Store using the Apple Support app . Or, on the Get Support page, click Mac Mac Notebooks Hardware Issues Display Issue and options should be presented to initiate a repair or...    
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Want to save 30 percent on groceries? Experts say apps could be key

It starts by seeing if ones favorite store has an app . Because then you can see what the sales are for that ... Customers must simply upload a picture of a receipt and once verified , cash is put into their account. Welsh says the better a shopper is ...    
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How are Apps Using Bitcoin?

Bitcoin can be used as a proxy to Bitcoin debit cards, in-app purchases and also as a reward to users completing engagements within their apps. So how can Bitcoin be leveraged for ... Gliph is available for Android, iOS and desktop PCs. Its secure ...    
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iPhone X 'notch remover' now available in App Store

The app doesnt remove the notch per se, it just makes the notch invisible by placing a black bar across the tops of images that you must then assign to your Wallpapers in the iOS settings. Nevertheless, the end result looks like a traditional unibrow ...    
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No more Uber, Hertz, or even car owners: How Amazon and Apple will take us all for a ride

Conceptual artist Syd Mead, whose futuristic designs appeared in the original Blade Runner, depicted these subscription commuter cars in this illustration from the 1970s. ... Just taxi receipts , which Uber is happy to automatically email me. Read also ...