Tag Archives: App Store Apps

Apple is switching App Store pricing from USD to regional currencies in 9 countries

Apple’s emailed its registered developers to inform them of some upcoming App Store pricing policy changes in Egypt, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Tanzania and Vietnam. No longer will prices of paid downloads on these local App Stores be shown in US dollars. According to the communique, the App Store in these markets will now show prices […]

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DirecTV NOW launches on iPhone, iPad & Apple TV

Two days ago, U.S. wireless carrier unveiled DirecTV NOW, its brand new Internet television streaming service that comes with a free fourth-generation Apple TV for those who would commit to at least three months of paid service. Today, DirectTV apps for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV have gone live in the App Store.... Read the […]

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Niantic expands Nearby Pokémon feature as players begin catching Ditto in Pokémon GO

Millions of Pokémon GO players are in for a surprise this week as game developer Niantic is making some big server-side changes to the game. A limited amount of players in certain regions of the world will be able to see Nearby Pokémon, a feature that has been in experimentation in just San Francisco, California […]

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Instagram confirms live video streaming is coming to its mobile app

According to Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom in the Financial Times newspaper this morning, the popular photo-sharing service will be gaining the ability to stream live video. “Live is really exciting for us,” Systrom said without detailing when it’ll launch in the mobile app. Russian news outlet Tjournal.ru was first to report that Instagram appears to have been testing […]

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YouTube for iOS gains Dreamy filter, better search & interactive timestamp links in comments

Google today pushed a small update to the native YouTube application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. YouTube 11.43 for iOS, a 105-megabyte download from the App Store, packs in three interesting improvements. YouTube creators can now take advantage of a new Dreamy filter that can be tried out by uploading a video, then […]

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“Hey Siri, send Sébastien $100 using PayPal”

PayPal’s iPhone and iPad application was updated on the App Store this morning with support for iOS 10’s SiriKit integration for mobile payments, allowing you to send and request money in 30 countries around the world using just your voice. With a simple voice command like “Send $20 to Dad using PayPal” or “Request $20 […]

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Viber launches Public Accounts for brands, overhauls media menus in iPhone app

Popular messaging app Viber today launched a new account format, called Public Accounts, which allows businesses and brands to interact with users. More than a thousand Public Accounts from such brands as BBC, Mashable, The Washington Post, The Weather Channel and more were available at launch, with many more to follow in the coming days and […]

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WhatsApp for iPhone gains GIF search feature

Facebook-owned WhatsApp two days ago gained support for sending and receiving animated GIFs, as well as sending short videos or Live Photos as GIF attachments. Today the team issued a small update to WhatsApp’s iPhone application in the App Store, bumping version number to 2.16.16 and adding another handy feature: a built-in option that lets you find […]

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Join Microsoft’s Skype Insider initiative to beta-test upcoming features

Microsoft is launching a new Skype Insider initiative which invites users to download pre-release builds and test upcoming features before they’re rolled out to everyone. Microsoft already has similar programs available for Windows and the Xbox and now Skype users can sign up online at the Skype Insiders registration form. If you decide to participate in […]

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