Apps

  • Apple Adds A “Top Charts” Section To The Apple TV App Store

    Apple Adds A “Top Charts” Section To The Apple TV App Store

    Apple has now rolled out a “Top Charts” section on the Apple TV App Store, following the release of the company’s revamped streaming media player which went on sale last week. The TV App Store had only hundreds of titles at the time of launch, but that grew to over 1,000 during the weekend, according to independent third-party reports. However, developers were disappointed… Read More

  • SoundCloud Rolls Out A Dedicated App For Creators

    SoundCloud Rolls Out A Dedicated App For Creators

    SoundCloud, a top 5 Music app on both iOS and Android, has today released a new mobile application aimed specifically at artists and creators. Called SoundCloud Pulse, the app allows its users to share their sounds publicly and privately, track their stats and performance, reply to comments, and follow other users. The company says a more advanced feature set is already in the works, and… Read More

  • VSCO Takes On Instagram’s Boomerang With Its New GIF Creation App DSCO

    VSCO Takes On Instagram’s Boomerang With Its New GIF Creation App DSCO

    VSCO, one of the few apps to give Facebook’s Instagram solid competition with a photo editing application aimed at more serious mobile photographers, is today releasing its next new creation. DSCO, as the just-launched spin-off is called, takes advantage of VSCO’s imaging technology to allow users to create short, looping GIF images which can be shared to VSCO’s user… Read More

  • Giphy Expands Beyond Messenger With Its New GIF-Sharing App

    Giphy Expands Beyond Messenger With Its New GIF-Sharing App

    Giphy, the popular resource for finding and sharing GIFs, has rolled out a significant upgrade to its flagship mobile application today, which sees the app rebranded from an add-on utility for Facebook Messenger users, to a fully-featured, standalone app for finding and sharing GIFs across a number of channels, including social networks, text messages, Messenger, email and more. Read More

  • Microsoft To Shut Down Sunrise Mobile Calendar After Integration Into Outlook Completes

    Microsoft To Shut Down Sunrise Mobile Calendar After Integration Into Outlook Completes

    Microsoft announced today it will roll out new versions of its flagship mobile email application, Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android, which combined, reach nearly 30 million users, the company says. The upgraded app on iOS largely received visual tweaks and fixes, focused on saving users time and improving navigation, while the Android version will soon feature a Material Design… Read More

  • “Lean” Lets You Clean Up Unwanted Live Photos To Free Up Space On Your New iPhone

    “Lean” Lets You Clean Up Unwanted Live Photos To Free Up Space On Your New iPhone

    A recently launched app called Lean will help iPhone 6s and 6s Plus owners clean up their photo library and reclaim the storage space taken up by Live Photos, the new photo feature introduced on Apple’s latest iPhones. The feature, enabled by default on the iPhone’s camera, lets you shoot static images that turn into GIF-like animations when you press down on the photo in your… Read More

  • Le Tote’s Clothing Rentals App Lets You Seek Out New Outfits From Your iPhone’s Search Screen

    Le Tote’s Clothing Rentals App Lets You Seek Out New Outfits From Your iPhone’s Search Screen

    Online shoppers looking to spice up their wardrobe on a more regular basis can now download a new app from Le Tote, a “Netflix-for-clothing” type of service backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures and others, which launched to the public this week. From the app, you’ll be able to access Le Tote’s online catalog of over 150,000 pieces of clothing and… Read More

  • Capital One Launches SwiftID, A Way To Bypass Security Questions With Just A Swipe

    Capital One Launches SwiftID, A Way To Bypass Security Questions With Just A Swipe

    Banks aren’t always known for being technical innovators – which is one thing that gives startups in the financial services space an edge. But this morning Capital One is attempting to change that perception with the launch of a new technology called SwiftID – a way to authenticate users with just a swipe on the smartphone’s screen. SwiftID, which aims to do… Read More

  • Runkeeper’s New Apple Watch App Lets You Ditch Your iPhone When Tracking Your Runs

    Runkeeper’s New Apple Watch App Lets You Ditch Your iPhone When Tracking Your Runs

    With the release of the second version of Apple’s Watch operating system, watchOS 2, apps can be loaded directly onto the device and run natively, instead of being tied to the iPhone. Today, the Runkeeper mobile app, a popular health and fitness tracker with over 45 million worldwide users, has put this new capability to good use: its updated app now lets you ditch your iPhone and track… Read More