Review: New iOS software has features to discover

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — The changes to Apple’s iOS software became apparent as I drove to the headquarters of the company’s rival, Google. As I navigated using Apple’s mapping app, I noticed one of my favorite attributes was missing: the directions for each next turn presented in green boxes that resemble highway signs. Many of […]

Review: Slick iOS 7 shines on Apple’s new iPhones

CUPERTINO, California — One of the best things about Apple’s latest iPhones is the slick new iOS 7 software that runs the devices. But that souped-up operating system could end up hurting sales because the free software upgrade will also work on iPhones released since 2010, giving owners of the older models less incentive to …

Top 10 Apps for Week 35

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending August 30 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Asphalt 8: Airborne (Gameloft) PicPlayPost (Flambe Studios LLC) OfficeSuite Professional (Mobile Systems) Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) AfterLight (Simon Filip) Terraria (505 Games) Minecraft – …

Top 10 Apps for Week 34

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending August 23 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Asphalt 8: Airborne (Gameloft) Afterlight (Simon Filip) Flipgram (Flipgram LLC) InstaTiling (EyeTap Soft) OfficeSuite Professional (Mobile Systems) iTunes Radio (Digital-Minds S.A) Free Music Download Pro (ASPS Apps) Burger Shop (GoBit, …

Top 10 Apps for Week 32

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending August 5 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Minecraft-Pocket Edition (Mojang) Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) djay 2 for iPhone (algoriddim) Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) AfterLight (Simon Filip) SnappyCam …

Top 10 Apps for Week 31

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending July 28 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) djay 2 for iPhone (algoriddim) Minecraft — Pocket Edition (Mojang) Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) Contra: Evolution …

Top 10 Apps for Week 30

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending July 21 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) Contra: Evolution (PunchBox Studios) Minecraft — Pocket Edition (Mojang) Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) AfterLight (Simon Filip) Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) …

Tumblr release security update for iOS users

Tumblr, a social network blogging platform, released an important security update for iOS users Tuesday addressing an issue that “allowed passwords to be compromised in certain circumstances.” It was also cited in their blog that if users are using the app, they should update their passwords whether via Tumblr web or anywhere they are using …

Top 10 Apps for Week 29

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending July 15 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: WhatsApp Messenger (WhatsApp Inc.) Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) iTranslate Voice (Sonico GmbH) Minecraft – Pocket Edition (Mojang) Contra: Evolution (PunchBox Studios) AfterLight (Simon Filip) Kick the Buddy: No Mercy (Crustalli) …