Apple posted its roundup of the best iOS and iPadOS apps and games for 2019, which gives us a look into the trends that drove the year’s best apps. It’s a good read if you have the time, as it reveals some surprising figures—Mario Kart Tour was the most-downloaded game on the App Store, for example, and users were drawn to multimedia creation and self-publishing apps more than any other categories in 2019. … [Read more...] about Where to Download Apple’s Picks for the Best Games and Apps of 2019
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Transmit, an FTP program that lets you save files iCloud Drive (a new ability in iOS 8) PCalc, a calculator app and widget that looks a lot like the native iOS calculator Drafts, a writing app that included buttons in an accompanying widget Launcher, an app that makes it easier to launch apps from the Notification Center Advertisement … [Read more...] about Apple Is Pulling a Bunch of the Neatest iOS 8 Apps
In just a few seconds, the DJ had told us pretty much everything we needed to know about how Apple plans to win this war: Target the whales—the stars like Swift and Dre—and pepper it with hit singles and albums that are accessible to a broad range of listeners. Match the libraries and price points of other streaming services, but back its own version with the cash and sheer firepower of one of the biggest (certainly one of the richest) technology companies in the world. … [Read more...] about Using Apple Music: Wait, Do I Like Alternative?!
In this case, while Apple’s buyout of Shazam was not found to be anticompetitive, Vestager justified the investigation by saying, “Data is key in the digital economy. We must therefore carefully review transactions which lead to the acquisition of important sets of data, including potentially commercially sensitive ones.” … [Read more...] about EU Officially OKs Apple’s Shazam Acquisition
The two tech giants’ legal battle dates back to 2017 when Apple sued Qualcomm claiming that the chip and modem maker had broken a cooperation agreement when Qualcomm refused to pay Apple patent royalty rebates. In his ruling on Thursday, Judge Curiel agreed with Apple’s claim, resulting in the $1 billion preliminary … [Read more...] about Qualcomm Owes Apple $1 Billion, Judge Rules—but It’s Not That Simple
The iPhone’s App Store is the virtual marketplace that launched a thousand think pieces. Apple called it “revolutionary” (as it does every product) and many tech sites called it world-changing. And now, eight years after it launched, the Apple TV will finally get its own App Store too. … [Read more...] about 8 Years Later, Apple TV Finally Gets Its Own App Store