Since Apple launched its new Apple News service in iOS 9 last month, it has already attracted more than 40 million users, company CEO Tim Cook has confirmed. That figure is even more impressive when you consider Apple News is currently only available in three countries.
Less than a month after making its public debut, Apple News has been disabled in China. Apple is yet to confirm the move, but users visiting mainland China report they are unable to refresh Apple News to fetch new stories.
Who said iOS isn’t affected by malware? Researchers have discovered a new infection dubbed “XcodeGhost” that has made its way into hundreds of popular iOS apps, including titles like WeChat and CamCard, that could leave millions of users at risk.
Snapchat is pushing out a new update designed to pry a few dollars from its most passionate users. The company will charge 99 cents for the option to replay any Snap three extra times on top of the one replay you get for free, though this feature is currently limited to the U.S.
It’s the end of an era for Instagram. The Facebook-owned app announced on Thursday that it will allow you to share pictures and videos in landscape and portrait, instead of forcing every image into a perfect square.
In its first month on the market Apple Music has racked up 11 million customers for its free trial, the company told USA Today. Just 2 million of those subscriptions are for family plans, according to Apple’s chief of Internet software and services Eddie Cue.
After rolling out its fourth iOS 9 beta on Tuesday, Apple blocked beta users from submitting App Store reviews. Attempting to do so throws up an error message that reads, “You can’t write reviews while using a prerelease version of iOS.”
Google has launched a “Free App of the Week” promotion in Google Play that gives Android users the chance to get their hands on a paid title free of charge. The offer is part of Google’s new Family section, so you can expect all giveaways to be child-friendly.
Apple’s latest Xcode 7 update comes with a new policy that allows anyone to build and side-load apps onto their iOS devices. This opens the door to unauthorized iOS apps, such as emulators, which Apple has previously tried so hard to block.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, during WWDC 2015 on Monday, gave us a quick status update on App Store. Cook said that more than 100 billion apps have been downloaded to date. Additionally, Apple has paid more than $30 billion to developers. Apple also said the App Store now has more than 1.5 billion apps available.
[metaslider id=2020] Apple just announced Swift 2, an updated and now open source version of its programming language. Swift 2 will be available for iOS, OS X and Linux.
Apple just announced News, an app designed to read interactive articles on your iOS device. The app looks pretty similar to a number of readings apps, though it offers the option for media companies to build articles specifically for News. Apple also includes a favorites tab for tracking your top articles. The app is also […]