Apple Watch Lands In Seven New Countries, Coming To Three More July 17

Apple Store Puerta del Sol in Madrid The Apple Watch is expanding beyond the launch group of countries today, shortly after the device first became available for in-store purchase at Apple Retail with a reservation. The international sales expansion includes Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan as of today, and the next group includes the Netherlands, Sweden and Thailand starting July 17.… Read More

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Monument Valley Is Bringing Ida’s Dream To All Platforms Free On June 25

screen_X1_2015-05-19_14-52-39 (1) Monument Valley remains one of the best mobile games of last year, and likely ranks among the better titles of all time, in terms of unique design and imaginative gameplay mechanics. The ustwo games debut is getting even better today, thanks to the release of a special, visually updated version of the Ida’s Dream level pack released as part of a Project (RED) charitable promotion last… Read More

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Devs Use Minor Updates To Resurrect iOS Apps On The Slide, Study Finds

apps-ios7 App updates are a strategic tool used by developers to revive waining interest in their software and spark downloads. That’s one of the conclusions from a study by a group of Italian academics looking at how app developers use updates to attract attention, and how effective this strategy is on Android vs iOS. Read More

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Apple’s WWDC Keynote In 90 Seconds

apple-wwdc-20150133 Apple had a lot to announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning, and it was easy to miss big news as it happened during the two-hour-plus keynote. We’ve summed it up right here, with links to our coverage if you want to know more. Off the bat, Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan. While it doesn’t come with a visual overhaul like last year’s Yosemite update,… Read More

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Apple Announces iOS 9

apple-wwdc-20150247 It’s pretty much tradition for Apple to announce a new version of iOS at WWDC. For the past few months, rumor had it that Apple was taking a gap year to focus on fixing existing features and solidifying Apple’s mobile OS foundation. And it’s true that many existing apps received some much-needed refinement. Still, Apple announced new features, including a few unexpected… Read More

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Here’s What’s Involved In Devising And Building An App

Screen Shot 2015-06-05 at 2.09.14 PM Building an app isn’t just coming up with an idea and then coding (or finding someone to code it for you). There’s a lot involved in the end-to-end process that you wouldn’t necessarily think about when you’re idly dreaming about making one yourself. Developer David Smith, who created the much-loved Pedometer++, as well as Emoji++, Feed Wrangler and many more, has created… Read More

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What To Expect From Apple’s WWDC 2015

wwdc2015  This year’s kick-off event at WWDC will likely have a developer focus, given the nature of the event, but there will plenty for everyone to pay attention to, especially if you’re a fan of iOS, OS X or the latest new Apple device: The Apple Watch.
Here’s a roundup of what’s likely to go down at WWDC this year, along with a few far-out wishes and some cold water for… Read More

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Worldwide Smartphone Growth To Slow In 2015, As China Reaches Saturation

china iphone apple The writing has been on the wall for some time, but analysts at IDC are again confirming today that the worldwide smartphone market will continue to see its overall growth slowing in 2015. The firm says that global smartphone shipments will grow just 11.3% this year, down from 27.6% the year prior. The changes are attributed, in part, to the Chinese smartphone market reaching saturation,… Read More

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