Tag Archive: Updates


‘Internal politics’ responsible for lack of iOS 8 Map updates

While iOS 8 has seen tons of improvements — from FaceTime call waiting to the ability to purchase iTunes content using Siri — there’s one area that hasn’t seen a major overhaul: Apple Maps. Although the new version of Maps…Read more ›

App Updates Not Showing in the iOS App Store? Here’s a Solution for iPhone & iPad

If you’ve ever launched the App Store in iOS to discover the “Updates” tab is empty, but you know for certain that an app update is widely available, you may have run into a peculiar and frustrating bug within iOS. Unlike the Mac App Store with Command+R, there is no easy way to ‘refresh’ the … Read More

Apple makes it impossible to get updates for refunded apps

Apple has made a slight but also important update to the way the App Store handles apps that have been refunded by developers to customers. While you used to be able to request a refund for a paid app and…Read more ›

Forget to Update Your Mac Apps? Use Automatic Updates in OS X

Many of us Mac users forget to update our installed apps to the latest versions, missing out on everything from newly added features, bug fixes, to important security improvements. Sure there are plenty of reasons for forgetting to update applications, whether because we’re too busy to remember, don’t know how to update, or simply don’t … Read More

Microsoft Updates OneNote To Match iOS7-Friendly Office Suite

Along with the new Office Suite that launched on the iPad yesterday, Microsoft has updated its OneNote app to look like a proper iOS 7 app. OneNote is Microsoft’s Evernote competitor, and now it looks better than ever, OneNote for…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple.com Updates With Nerdy Teenage Tim Cook Tribute [Humor]

Following the unexpected uncovering of Tim Cook’s high school photos, Apple has updated the official iPhone 5s page and iSight section to pay tribute to the company CEO’s gawky yearbook origins. Looking good, Tim! Via: The wonderfully talented Michael Steeber    [Read More…]

After 25 Years, Timbuk2 Finally Updates Their Ancient Classic Messenger Bag

  No one but actual, honest-to-God bicycle messengers had the authority to wield a Timbuk2 messenger bag. If you were an iron-assed hard case living life on a bike, you’d probably earned the right; though you might still have found…Read more ›    

Readability Gets Background Updates, iOS 7 Styling

Readability, the oft-overlooked but competent rival to Instapaper and Pocket, has reached v2.0, and added an iOS 7 makeover, plus a few neat new features. Readability lets you save an article to read later, just like Pocket and Instapaper, saving…Read more ›    [Read More…]

iWork Gets Refreshed Design And New Features On Web Alongside App Updates

Today Apple released a slew of updates to its iWork productivity suite. On the web, iWork for iCloud has received an iOS 7-like makeover in every aspect except the editing interface. Browsing for documents on iCloud.com now looks more like…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Starbucks Quickly Updates iOS App To Stop People Stealing Your Coffee

Following yesterday’s report that the official iOS Starbucks app was storing users’ credentials, passwords and GPS location in plain text — a big security no-no — the Seattle coffee maker has quickly pushed an update that seemingly resolves the issue.…Read more ›    [Read More…]