All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iOS’

Twitter Music Launches to the Masses

After a week or so spent as the plaything of a select famous few, Twitter is now releasing their standalone music discovery app Twitter Music to the masses. At launch, the app is available on the web and on iOS only. It’s also only available in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand right now. Twitter promises …

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Don’t Like Facebook Single Sign-On For iOS? Use Google+ Sign-In For iOS Instead

In iOS 6, Facebook became more closely integrated with the mobile OS. Part of that integration made it easier to implement Facebook Single Sign-On in iOS apps. Of course, some developers may not like Facebook, or maybe they prefer Google+. For those developers, Google has just the thing. Join +Silvano Luciani and +Xiangtian Dai from the Google+ iOS team as …

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Facebook for iOS Gets Chat Heads, News Feed Updates

Later today, Facebook will unveil an update for their iOS app that brings chat heads, stickers, and news feed improvements. First up, iOS users will be able to use chat heads – one of the main features of Facebook Home for Android. Of course, these chat heads won’t work on your iOS home screen, only when you’re using the Facebook …

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Facebook Home for iOS Sees Conflicting Reports

Is Facebook working with Apple and Microsoft to bring Facebook Home to additional platforms? Maybe, maybe not, according to conflicting reports. Bloomberg recently spoke with product director Adam Mosseri, who stated that Facebook was in talks with both Apple and Microsoft. “We’ve shown them what we’ve built and we’re just in an ongoing conversation,” Mosseri said. He went on to …

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YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming

YouTube has just released version 1.3 of their iOS app, and it finally brings live streaming to the mix. Along with live streaming users can now enjoy their “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide, which gives them access to the latest videos from all of the channels they follow. Back in February, YouTube updated its iOS app, adding the “Send …

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Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?

The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, are talking about teaming up. Apple and Yahoo are said to be in talks about possibly integrating Yahoo products more …

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Foursquare 6.0 Launches As a True Local Search and Recommendation App

Foursquare has been improving their service in the hopes of “moving beyond the check-in” for some time now. Today, they’ve released the all new Foursquare version 6.0 for both iOS and Android. With this update, search and recommendations (what Foursquare calls “Explore”) is now a bigger part of the experience than ever. Here’s how Foursquare describes all the changes they’ve …

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Burner, the Popular iOS Disposable Number App, Launches on Android

Sometimes you just need to contact and be contacted with a temporary number. And the iOS app that has popularized that practice since last August has just launched on Android. You can grab Burner at the Google Play Store today. Burner allows users to easily create disposable phone numbers for both voice and SMS communications. All you have to do …

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You Can Play Injustice: Gods Among Us Right Now… On Your iPhone

Injustice: Gods Among Us, the DC fighter from NetherRealm Studios, isn’t set to launch on consoles until April 26. If you really need your Injustice fix now, however, you might want to try the recently released game for iOS. Thankfully, the iOS version of Injustice isn’t a poorly constructed fighting game for mobile platforms. Instead, the team has created a …

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Google On iTunes Pages Missing In Search Results: It Wasn’t Anything On Our Side

It has become harder to find iOS apps in Google results these days, as some have noticed. Is this Google being anti-competitive toward is rival? No, just an issue on Apple’s end that is out of Google’s hands, according to the company. When asked about why iTunes content appears to be ranking less well in search results these days, Google …

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Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile

Today, Vine has finally made their six-second videos embeddable across the web. They’ve also updated their iOS app to allow for embedding (as well as the ability to share other people’s Vines on Facebook and Twitter). “When we launched Vine, we described posts as ‘little windows into the people, settings, ideas and objects that make up your life.’ With today’s …

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Gmail for iOS Gets Swipeable Messages, New Edit Mode

Google has just launched version 2.1 of their Gmail for iOS app and it comes with two really nice improvements. First, you can now swipe to view messages, meaning that you don’t have to navigate back to the inbox. The swiping works intuitively – swipe left to bring up newer messages and right for older ones. Though swiping is fun …

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