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  • How cross-platform tools make it easier to develop for both iOS and Android

    Posted December 5, 2013 - 2:47 pm

    If you're building applications for Android and iOS, cross-platform mobile development tools can make you more productive. Just don't expect the results to look pretty.
  • HP: 90% of Apple iOS mobile apps show security vulnerabilities

    Posted November 18, 2013 - 2:42 pm

    HP today said security testing it conducted on more than 2,000 Apple iOS mobile apps developed for commercial use by some 600 large companies in 50 countries showed that nine out of 10 had serious vulnerabilities.
  • Apple iOS apps subject to man-in-the-middle attacks

    Posted October 29, 2013 - 2:36 pm

    Many Apple iOS applications are vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack that can result in permanent manipulation by the attacker, according to start-up Skycure, which released its research findings on this today during the RSA Europe conference.
  • All-time classic iPad games: 6 iOS games you need to have played

    Posted August 15, 2013 - 4:37 pm

    Here are six of the best games ever released for iPad and iPhone
  • 7 must-have iOS apps that still haven't reached Android

    Posted June 25, 2013 - 4:02 pm

    Let's face it: All the best apps come to iOS first. Even though Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, it has to wait patiently for developers to port their wares over to it. Popular video-sharing app Vine launched on iOS in January of this year, for example, and it's only just recently made its way to Google's mobile OS.
  • Yahoo recruiting iOS developers to 'radically improve' Flickr

    Posted May 6, 2013 - 7:46 pm

    Yahoo's Flickr mobile app may be getting a completely new look in the months to come, as the company seeks to hire multiple iOS engineers to "radically improve" the photo-sharing site's app and attract new users, the company said in a recent job notice.
  • Apple sets May 1 deadline for UDID, iPhone 5 app changes

    Posted March 25, 2013 - 9:13 pm

    Apps that don't support Apple's latest iOS device displays are on their way out, as are apps that haven't been updated to address a longstanding privacy concern.
  • Real Racing 3 sparks debate over micropayment gameplay

    Posted March 13, 2013 - 10:37 am

    In just the span of a few days last month, Real Racing 3 went from being one of the most-anticipated iOS games of the year to arguably one of the most frustrating.
  • Mozilla again rejects porting Firefox to iOS

    Posted March 11, 2013 - 11:44 am

    Mozilla won't be building Firefox for iOS unless Apple changes its rules, a company executive said Saturday.
  • Amazon warns users not to install current version of the Kindle app for iOS

    Posted March 1, 2013 - 12:00 pm

    Kindle app devotees will want to shy away from the Update All button in the App Store for the time being. Amazon recently released an update to the app, but unlucky upgraders discovered that the app update logged them out and wiped out their stored books.
  • Apple iOS development extended to Visual Studio

    Posted February 20, 2013 - 11:44 am

    With Xamarin version 2.0, Visual Studio developers can build C# apps to run on Apple devices.
  • iOS app showdown: video editors gone social

    Posted January 26, 2013 - 8:03 am

    The increasing sophistication of the iPhone's back camera has turned the smartphone into a movie-making device, with a number of accessories available to help make your amateur video look as professional as possible. This is true on the software side as well, with a growing proliferation of apps designed to make it easy--even effortless--to edit and share your favorite moments with friends and family.
  • The 2012 app gems awards

    Posted December 22, 2012 - 8:03 am

    Apple rightly takes a lot of pride in the size of its App Store -- more than 750,000 apps are available for the iPhone and iPad, according to the company’s last count. But the risk of having such a massive emporium for mobile software is that the sheer volume of not-so-hot apps pushes the truly great offerings out of the spotlight. Not to worry, though: Plenty of iOS apps still combine great design and must-have features to help you get even more out of your iPhone and iPad. We’ve discovered nearly two dozen apps in the past year that remind us how the App Store and the iOS universe are about quality, not just quantity.
  • Developers say yes to iOS, but ambivalent about Apple

    Posted December 13, 2012 - 5:24 pm

    Survey reveals developers' negative opinion of Apple, but huge interest in building for iOS devices; Android also gets top marks.
  • Five Dropbox-savvy apps for iOS

    Posted November 5, 2012 - 4:27 pm

    By all accounts, Dropbox rocks. It ranks up there with sliced bread and chocolate fountains, offering simple cloud storage that syncs across your various devices.
  • Google's Java translator eases path to iPad, iPhone apps

    Posted September 14, 2012 - 11:23 am

    The company also moves forward on Python client library for Google APIs
  • The week in iOS apps: diamond edition

    Posted August 24, 2012 - 10:23 pm

    This week's roundup of iOS apps will help you find a cup of coffee, get in shape, take notes, and finally discover what happens when pigs fly. And, oh yeah: Neil Diamond makes an appearance.
  • Siri, meet Nina

    Posted August 7, 2012 - 2:07 pm

    Nuance Communications Monday introduced Nina, a virtual speech assistant that companies can add to iOS and Android mobile apps.
  • The Week in iOS apps: child's play!

    Posted July 20, 2012 - 5:05 pm

    This week's roundup of iOS apps has made us hungry.
  • Learn how to develop iOS apps (for free!), and Developing Video Content with Camtasia

    Posted June 23, 2012 - 7:05 am

    What a garden of delights we have for you this week. First up, do you want to learn how to build iOS apps? For free? If that sounds like something you'd like to do then yes, there's a course for that.
  • Amazon updates Kindle for iOS with support for comics, book search

    Posted June 14, 2012 - 9:52 pm

    Amazon on Thursday released updates to the Kindle app for iOS, along with the Kindle Cloud Reader Web app. The updates add in support for children's books, comics, and graphic novels.
  • Apple rejecting iOS apps that use Dropbox SDK

    Posted May 2, 2012 - 2:25 pm

    Apple has reportedly been rejecting developer's iOS apps that use the Dropbox SDK.
  • The week in iOS apps: Telling stories with Twitter

    Posted February 25, 2012 - 7:17 am

    This week’s round up of iOS app news offers solutions for running your desktop computer from your iPad, a cool way to tell stories using Twitter, and improvements to Twitter itself.
  • Google Books bows to new Apple App Store rules

    Posted July 26, 2011 - 9:38 am

    Google's iOS Books app that was quietly removed from the Apple App Store over the weekend reappeared late Monday, fully compliant with the new App Store rules. The Google Books iOS app, introduced in December, is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism.
  • Future iPhone and iPad apps: Smart, engaging, maybe costly

    Posted January 25, 2011 - 5:11 pm

    Mobile apps are maturing quickly as developers get more sophisticated, take dead aim at tablets, and find new ways of making money, says a new survey.
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