Tag Archives: App Store Apps

How to disable audio in News Feed videos on Facebook for iPhone

Videos in your Facebook News Feed used to play silently unless you manually turned sound on. The social network recently changed that behavior so videos that previously played silently now play with audio on, with sound fading in and out as you scroll through your News Feed. In this step-by-step tutorial, we’ll tell you about a […]

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Remember AppGratis? It shut down today.

After seven years and more than fifty million installs globally, the app discovery service AppGratis announced it’s shutting down today. Founded in 2010 by French engineer Simon Dawlat, AppGratis curators found and recommended apps that were featured to download for free or at a significantly reduced price. As some of you will recall, Apple in a controversial move […]

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The best weather apps for iPad

Legend has it that weather apps are about as old as the App Store itself. Their popularity has always sprung from the simple fact that some people like their weather forecast to be scientific and precise to a T. Some like it punchy and condensed, while again others might just want it to be a visual […]

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Outlook for iOS picks up third-party integrations with Evernote, Trello, Giphy & more

Two years ago, Microsoft launched Outlook for iPhone and iPad to critical acclaim. Celebrating the milestone, the Windows maker announced it’s bringing third-party integrations to your inbox with add-ins in Outlook for iOS. Not unlike Airmail or Readdle’s Sparrow, Outlook brings some of your favorite apps straight to your inbox so you can turn any email into a Trello card, save...

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Google launches Chrome 56 for iOS with QR code scanning and overhauled tab switcher on iPad

Google today updated Chrome for iPhone and iPad on App Store with a pair of new features. The first allows you to scan a QR code or barcode by selecting a new Scan QR Code option in the shortcuts menu after pressing the app’s Home screen icon with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s/7 series. On older devices […]

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Nintedo’s Fire Emblem Heroes is releasing on iOS and Android today across 30 countries

Nintendo is unleashing its new smartphone game upon App Store, Fire Emblem Heroes for iPhone. The free-to-download strategy role playing game comes with non-compulsory In-App Purchases as its main revenue model, allowing impatient players to buy Orbs for real cash rather than earn them through Story Maps. “It is possible to play the game for free, […]

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Viber rolls out auto-vanishing messages, instant video messages, rich notifications & more

Messaging service Viber today announced it is launching a new Secret Messages feature along with other improvements. Viber 6.6 for iOS now lets you send photos and videos that self-destruct after they’ve been seen. The app now supports iOS 10’s rich notifications letting you press a Viber alert with 3D Touch to see the contents […]

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The Iconfactory releases minimal drawing app Linea with full Apple Pencil support

Developer The Iconfactory today announced it’s releasing Linea, a brand new $9.99 iPad drawing app that’s specifically optimized for Apple Pencil users. Why does the world need another iPad drawing app? According to The Iconfactory, Linea focuses on the simple act of sketching. It’s based on a minimal user interface that doesn’t inundate you with extensive controls...

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Super Mario Run: new Easy mode, 78 million downloads, $53 million revenue

Nintendo said Tuesday that Super Mario Run for iPhone has managed to rack up 78 million downloads and generate about $53 million in revenue since its December debut on App Store, a performance analysts said was better than expected, reported The Wall Street Journal. The game’s most recent update brought out a new Easy gameplay […]

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Starbucks testing AI-powered digital barista assistant in iPhone app

You’ll soon be able to order your favorite latte by using your voice as Starbucks today kicked off a limited beta test of a new artificial intelligence assistant inside its mobile app for iPhone. Aptly named My Starbucks Barista, this new feature will let you order items by conversing with the virtual barista within a new messaging […]

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