Zynga Debuts 'Words With Friends 2' Eight Years After Launching Original iOS Game

In 2009 developer Zynga debuted Words With Friends, a Scrabble-like game on the iOS App Store that quickly became one of the most popular and well-known apps associated with iPhone gaming. Today, Zynga is launching the first proper sequel to the...
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Send and Receive Faxes Cheaply with the Right iOS App

To determine if an app has been artificially boosted in the App Store ratings, try running it through the Fakespot service. A Couple of Options for Free Faxing, Mostly Inbound -- The place to start the journey is with the FaxBurner service, which ...
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How to Add SMS to Your Node.js Apps with Express

The Nexmo SMS API allows you to send and receive a high volume of SMS anywhere in the world. Once you get your virtual phone number, you can use the API to manage outbound messages (sending) and inbound messages (receiving). In this article...
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Fox rebrands Soccer Match Pass with its own Apple TV app

At this time, an in-app purchase from an Apple TV device is not supported. Those interested must register and purchase a subscription on the Fox Sports website. The service has been in beta testing since June of this year under its previous name, Fox ...
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Apple introduces a completely redesigned App Store

Apples App Store is getting one of the biggest upgrades since its launch nine years ago, the company announced today at its Worldwide Developer Conference. The upgraded storefront will little .... But a quick peek at that slide shows the features ... -
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Pandora made 80M in US app store revenue in Q3, booting Netflix from the top grossing spot

In the face of fierce competition from Spotify and Apple Music, Pandora has been growing its in- app subscription revenues, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The streaming music service earned the number one spot on the chart of top grossing apps ...
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1Password 7 Launching With Support for iPhone X, Face ID, Drag and Drop on iPad, Quick Copy, and More

Id like to add you are in a group of only 10 developers out of 150 apps installed on my iOS devices who publish actual release notes and I REALLY appreciate it. Bug Fixes is the default for everyone now and then you launch the app and theyve added...    
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TripAdvisor removed warnings about rapes and injuries at Mexico resorts, tourists say - WBIR

TripAdvisor doesnt verify that reviews are written by people who actually stayed at hotels, went to attractions or ate at restaurants. The company says a confirmation process would end up excluding input from people who shared ... The Journal Sentinel ...    
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TripAdvisor removed warnings about rapes and injuries at Mexico resorts, tourists say

The Journal Sentinel confirmed the details of the Valeris Mexico experience, and those of others, through receipts , email records, phone records, hotel documents, medical reports and interviews. Valeri wrote on TripAdvisor that when the couple sought ...    
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Apple Adds Discovery, Referrer Data to App Analytics Tool

Optimize your marketing campaigns by focusing on the apps that drive the most App Store impressions, downloads, and billings. This service captures data from apps using the StoreKit API to load a product page, along with Apple apps such as Messages,...    
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App Radar: Latest apps, games for iOS and Android

People are downloading more apps and are also spending more on in-app purchases , a new report by analysts AppAnnie suggests. A total of 26 billion downloads took place in the last one year on Play Store and App Store , marking an increase of 8% from... -    
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Amazon updates Appstore with greater focus on Coins

... updated its Appstore for Android devices with a visual redesign and greater focus on Amazon Coins. The companys virtual currency was introduced in 2013 to encourage consumers to pay for apps and make in-app purchases , TechCrunch reported ...    
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Android users spent close to 325 billion hours using apps in Q3 2017: Report

In Q3 2017 alone, in-app purchases accounted for nearly 17 billion, with a year-on-year growth of 28 percent. Apple was the clear winner in this category with iOS users spending nearly double that of Android users, even as the Play Store saw more...    
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25 Android and iPhone Apps to Add a Second Phone Number for Business Only Calls

A smartphone is just as much a business communication device as it is a personal one. But using a single number for both on your phone is unprofessional and unnecessarily problematic. But smartphone technology and the many apps available in the...    
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