Tag Archive: Apps

Upgrading Apple fitness apps: What’s missing and what are the alternatives?

Apple’s fitness apps are surprisingly limited given that is a core selling point of Apple Watch. Even basic features like mapping runs and challenging friends are currently missing. And from what we’ve seen so far, watchOS 2 won’t address these… Read more ›

The best apps you might have missed this week

iOS 9 will automatically delete your apps to free space for updates

Upgrading to a new version of iOS isn’t an easy task if you’ve got a device with 16GB or storage or less. Starting with iOS 9 though, Apple’s going to help you free up space by automatically deleting your apps.… Read more ›

The greatest apps you might have missed this week

Looking for an app or two to while away the weekend? Then you’ve come to the right place, my friend! From reading apps to Terminator navigation tools to gorgeous RPGs, we’ve got everything you need to know about the latest must-have… Read more ›

10 rules for classy apps – a developer manifesto

If you ever dig into the privacy policies of app developers, be prepared for a shock. This is where they confess their sins: invading your privacy, selling your data, and pestering you with popups and unwanted ads. As the App… Read more ›

Apps that you can stream is Google’s newest dream

  Downloading apps to your smartphone could soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a software streaming service reportedly being developed by Google. A new report claims the search giant wants to make apps available on-demand without the need to install… Read more ›

One of the best weather apps for iPhone just got a huge update

The Dark Sky app — famous for its crazy accurate weather predictions that give you down to the minute details on everything — has been updated to version 5.0 today, bringing with it an awesome new design and feature improvements.… Read more ›

Square Enix’s new apps are a dream come true for Final Fantasy nerds

It might be kind of hard to keep up with all of the Final Fantasy news that’s suddenly everywhere. We have a high-definition remake and an iOS port of PlayStation 1 classic role-playing game Final Fantasy VII in the works,… Read more ›

Xcode 7 lets everyone install pirated apps and emulators on iPhone

Apple’s software engineer’s have played a cat and mouse game of closing loopholes that let non-developers install unsigned apps on their devices, but it looks like they’re finally giving up and will let any users install anything on their device.… Read more ›

Repeat this simple mantra if you want to make killer Apple Watch apps

SAN FRANCISCO — The key to crafting great Apple Watch apps can be summed up with a simple mantra: “Make the user happy.” That’s designer Joe Cieplinski’s approach to all design, really, but the precept is even more important than… Read more ›