All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iOS Apps’

Square Gives Businesses New Appointments App

Square Gives Businesses New Appointments App

Square announced the launch of an appointments app for businesses, aptly called Square Appointments. The company first launched its appointment management tool a little over a year ago. “Difficulties with juggling schedules is a pain point we hear a lot from salons, barber shops, health and wellness providers, and other service professionals,” Square says. “That’s why we designed Square Appointments, …

Read More

Etsy Local Now Available On Android, iOS

Etsy Local Now Available On Android, iOS

Late last year, Etsy launched the Etsy Local pilot program, which enabled select shoppers to get push notifications from the Etsy Android or iOS app that alerted them when an Etsy seller is selling at a local event. “Etsy Local push notifications are a new way for Etsy sellers and buyers to connect locally and in-person,” a spokesperson for Etsy …

Read More

Facebook Explains How Facebook At Work Works

Back in November, we learned that Facebook was testing a new product called Facebook at Work – a version of Facebook for businesses. We also learned it would launch in January, and now, it has surfaced as an iOS app. Facebook says you can use Facebook at Work from a desktop computer or from a variety of mobile phones and …

Read More

Bing Launches Updates For iPhone, iPad Apps

Bing announced some updates to its apps for iPhone and iPad in time for the holidays, when many will no doubt be unwrapping these devices. The iPhone app has a redesigned home screen with the larger size of the newer models in mind. The search box has been moved to the middle of the screen, and it’s been made larger. …

Read More

Facebook’s Rooms App Gets More Usable

Facebook has released an update to Rooms, the mobile message board app it launched in October. The update adds a new “Explore” feature to make it easier to discover new “rooms” to join. When Rooms launched, it wasn’t as ridiculous as Slingshot (an app previously released by the same Facebook Creative Labs team), but it also wasn’t the easiest thing …

Read More

Google Drive Gets New Features On Android, iOS (Also In Gmail)

Google announced some new features for Google Drive on Android and iOS. On Android, users can search for files in Drive from the main Google app. Google explains, “For example, you could say ‘OK, Google — search for holiday letter on Drive’ to get to your files without opening the app and typing keywords.” On iOS, you can add files …

Read More

Google Wallet For iOS Lets You Split Bills

Google Wallet for iOS will now let you split up bills with your friends, adding a helpful function to an app Google is still hoping will truly take off. Google announced the news in a brief Google+ post: The days of arguing about how to split the dinner bill are over. With the latest version of Google Wallet on iOS …

Read More

Yelp Shows Businesses Some Love With New App

Yelp’s reputation among businesses is…let’s just say a mixed bag. By now, you’ve no doubt heard plenty of horror stories, regardless of whether or not they’re true (they’re often unproven), but the fact is that Yelp needs businesses to exist, and ultimately, the better its reputation among them is, the better off the company itself is bound to be. Yelp …

Read More

Amazon Updates Kindle For iOS App

Amazon just launched an update to its Kindle for iOS app, introducing a bunch of new features, including a book browser for iPad, a new welcome experience, Goodreads integration, “Next in Series” info, book detail pages in the library, and Audible Progressive Play. With the browser feature, Kindle Unlimited subscribers can now browse over 700,000 books, and start reading them …

Read More

New MSN Apps Released For iOS, Android

Microsoft has launched some new MSN Apps for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices. These are platform expansions of apps currently available for Windows. There are six in all: Sports, Finance, News, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Weather. They provide users with content from publishers and Microsoft’s partners as well as personalized experiences to let users follow topics of …

Read More

Square Launches Caviar App For iOS

Back in August, Square announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based food delivery service Caviar. Now the company has launched a new iOS app for it. Dishes from your city's best restaurants, now at your fingertips. Introducing the Caviar app: http://t.co/4ogTKScgkt pic.twitter.com/ASqR9bk5lt — Caviar (@TryCaviar) December 4, 2014 A post on the Caviar blog says: Enjoying dishes from your city’s best …

Read More

Facebook Updates Rooms iPhone App

If you’ll recall, Facebook launched a standalone app called Rooms in October. This is not to be confused with Groups, which it has since launched. Facebook described rooms as “inspired by both the ethos of early web communities and the capabilities of modern smartphones.” It’s basically like forums, which you access via QR code. More on how it works here. …

Read More

Google Analytics Gets An iPad App

It’s hard to believe that this is only just now happening, but Google finally announced an iPad app for Google Analytics. The announcement comes from Nikhil Roy in a Google+ post: As an analytics user, having data at your fingertips is essential. Today, we are bringing our mobile app to the iPad. The new application (available free on the iTunes …

Read More

Facebook Launches Mobile Like Button For All Android, iOS Developers

Earlier this year at its f8 developer conference, Facebook announced the mobile Like button for apps. At first it was only available in preview for some iOS developers, but on Thursday, the company announced it’s now available to all iOS and Android developers. “People using a mobile app can directly Like the app’s Facebook Page, or any Open Graph object …

Read More

Sling Adds Chromecast Support

Google’s inexpensive Chromecast device keeps getting better and better, and it’s mostly not even by Google’s own hands (though the recent launch of screen mirroring was pretty big). More third-party apps continue to offer support, and today the device gets a big one. Sling, which lets people watch their own TV set-ups remotely by way of mobile app, now supports …

Read More

Google Drive For iOS Gets New Upload Experience

Google has launched an update for the Google Drive app on iOS. Among new features are faster syncing and a new upload experience that shows progress and file destination. Update to Drive for iOS: Upload faster w/ better view of progress & file destination. Get it @ http://t.co/Vj8ETLPWSQ http://t.co/gWsvjVJmcj — Google Drive (@googledrive) September 3, 2014 Last week, Google launched …

Read More

Reddit Launches iPhone App Just For AMAs

Reddit announced the launch of the reddit AMA (as me anything) app for iOS – an app built specifically for the popular Q&As that frequently take place on the site. AMAs have been around for about eight years, and have only grown in popularity in that time. These days, celebrities and interesting people engage in them all the time, and …

Read More

LinkedIn Sales Navigator Hits iOS [Updated]

Update: A LinkedIn spokesperson has informed us that the app went up prematurely, and that the company is still in the process of finalizing some of its functionality. They’ve removed the app, and plan on making it available in the next few weeks. LinkedIn recently unveiled a big redesign of its Sales Navigator tool on the web, promising mobile apps …

Read More

Apple Reveals Its Reasons For Rejecting Apps

Apple is now providing the most transparency it ever has when it comes to informing developers why it rejects their apps. While it could certainly be a great deal more transparent, the company has a new webpage up for “Common App Rejections,” which not only describes common reasons for rejection, but lists the top ten reasons. The top ten list …

Read More

Microsoft OneDrive Gets Mobile App Updates

Microsoft announced some updates to its mobile apps, adding different features to each one. The Android app (pictured) now lets users access and manage both personal and work files, which should prove quite helpful. “This is the first example of how we’re creating a single, unified OneDrive experience that holistically addresses what people, businesses, and IT managers need,” says Microsoft’s …

Read More

Google Improves Docs, Sheets & Slides On iOS

Google announced the launch of new apps for Docs, Sheets & Slides for iPhone and iPad. The Slides app for iOS is brand new, and the Docs and Sheets apps are getting significant updates. The apps enable users to work with any file from these devices. Any changes made from any device is saved automatically, and offline editing is built …

Read More

Pinterest Tests Social ‘News’ Section On iOS

Pinterest is becoming more things to more people. Most recently, in addition to an advertising platform, it’s become more of a search destination as the company has placed a great deal of emphasis on search features. In fact, co-founder Evan Sharp seemed to downplay the social experience of Pinterest in a recent interview with The Atlantic, explaining that using Pinterest …

Read More

Vine Adds Feature It Should Have Had From Beginning

Vine just announced the launch of a new feature that the app should have had from the beginning – the ability to use videos you’ve already created in Vines. It’s available for iOS. Vine explains: “In addition to your phone’s front- and rear-facing cameras, you now have another source for your Vines: you can import existing videos from your phone. …

Read More

Google Maps Apps Get New ‘Explore’ Feature

Google announced that it has added a new Explore button to the Google Maps app on Android and iOS, giving users a better way to discover places of interest that are nearby. There was already a “Nearby” feature, but now there’s a button, which makes it easier to find places to go, and it takes more than just your location …

Read More

Google Launches AdWords Express Mobile App

Google launched AdWords Express in July of 211, as a way for local businesses to get using AdWords with automatically managed campaigns. Now, three years later, Google has launched a mobile app for the offering on both iOS and Android. According to Google, 74% of small business owners use mobile devices to help manage their businesses, so the app is …

Read More

Groupon Adds Freebies To iOS App, Android Coming Later This Summer

Groupon launched the Freebies category in its ecommerce marketplace back in November. This gave users a way to get digital coupons, promotion codes, sales, giveaways and samples from participating brands like American Eagle, Best Buy, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Sephora. Groupon added in-store coupons to Freebies in April. The company announced on Wednesday that the feature is now part of its …

Read More

Etsy Launches iPhone App Just For Sellers (Android Coming Later)

Etsy just announced the launch of a new iPhone app specifically for sellers called (appropriately) Sell on Etsy. An Android version will come later this year. “Etsy sellers are conducting more business from their mobile devices than ever before, and we’re focused on making it easier, faster and more efficient for our sellers to run their shops from wherever they …

Read More

Facebook Launches Update For Paper

Facebook has launched a new blog for its Paper app, with the first post announcing an update to version 1.1. This is now available in the Apple App Store. The company launched the news reader app in January, and added some additional features in March. The new version adds support for birthdays and events, photo comments, group updates, and nine …

Read More

StumbleUpon’s 5by Video Discovery App For iOS Now Compatible With Chromecast

StumbleUpon announced today that its 5by video discovery service has partnered with VICE Media, Tribeca Enterprises, and DEFY Media. These are its first-ever media partnerships. As a result of these partnerships, users will be able to navigate partner channels to watch “freshly curated” video playlists. Partner experiences will appear on the home screen or as channels, depending on time of …

Read More

Klout Launches New App For iOS, Android On The Way

Klout has launched a new iOS app that reflects the major changes to its service it rolled out earlier this year. If you haven’t looked at Klout lately, it has become something of a social news reader that lets you share recommended content Klout thinks will help you boost your Klout score. The feed at the heart of this is …

Read More

Page 1 of 3123»