iOS

  • Radio App TuneIn Adds 600 New Stations, Reports 267% YoY Listener Growth On Mobile

    Radio App TuneIn Adds 600 New Stations, Reports 267% YoY Listener Growth On Mobile

    TuneIn, the popular guide to online radio stations, today announced that it has seen a 267% increase in the number of its mobile listeners over the last year. The company also announced that its listeners now use the service for significantly longer. Total listening hours on mobile, the company said, increased 348% over the last 12 months. The service, which is available on over 150… Read More

  • Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

    Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

    Ah, there’s nothing like the sweet smell of highly-anticipated app updates in the morning. As CEO David Karp promised at last week’s F.ounders conference, the new version of Tumblr’s iOS app has now arrived. And it’s a doozy. (I mean that in a very good way). The app is completely redesigned, a lot faster, and offers a ton of new features ranging from Spotify support… Read More

  • WNYC’s Radiolab Makes Mobile Debut With New iOS And Android Apps

    WNYC’s Radiolab Makes Mobile Debut With New iOS And Android Apps

    WNYC’s Radiolab has garnered plenty of acclaim since its first shows went on the air back in 2002, and now thousands of fans (including myself) tend to champ at the bit in anticipation of hearing Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich geek out on some new topic. Radiolab co-host Abumrad told me recently that a majority of Radiolab listeners get their fix from podcasts, and in an effort to put… Read More

  • Developer Teaches RIM’s PlayBook A New Trick: How To Run iOS Apps

    Developer Teaches RIM’s PlayBook A New Trick: How To Run iOS Apps

    For all its (largely software-based) shortcomings, RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook really isn’t that bad a tablet, even if RIM ended up losing a fair bit of money on some of them. This past weekend, a user named BusinessCat2000 posted a video (see above) of his PlayBook running a slew of iOS apps on the CrackBerry forums. Jaws dropped, legality was questioned, advice was thrown around… Read More

  • More iOS 6 Features: New Privacy Settings, Share Widgets, Revamped Store Apps & More

    More iOS 6 Features: New Privacy Settings, Share Widgets, Revamped Store Apps & More

    Yesterday, Apple revealed the latest version of its iOS operating system, iOS 6, which promises over 200 new features. On stage, Apple presented a subset of these, touting new additions like an improved version of Siri, Facebook integration, a new phone app, FaceTime over 3G/4G, an updated version of Safari with iCloud Tabs, a new version Photo Stream, the introduction of PassBook, Apple Maps… Read More

  • Live From Apple’s WWDC 2012 Keynote!

    Live From Apple’s WWDC 2012 Keynote!

    There appears to be a glowing orb above San Francisco, and the skies are clear and blue. The tech gods must be happy today. Developers and press are gathered – with some having waited all night long – to see and hear what new software-based developments Apple has in store at the annual WWDC. We already know about a few things: iOS 6, Mountain Lion and Facebook integration. We… Read More

  • Apple Releases Guide To iOS Security

    Apple Releases Guide To iOS Security

    Apple has introduced a guide to iOS security, which was posted to Apple.com sometime in late May, but is just now being noticed outside the Apple developer community. The publication is notable because it’s the first time Apple has published a comprehensive guide intended for an I.T. audience. (Apple’s developer-friendly documentation on security matters is easy to spot… Read More

  • After Years Of Flirting, Facebook And Apple Set To Achieve Relationship Status In iOS 6

    After Years Of Flirting, Facebook And Apple Set To Achieve Relationship Status In iOS 6

    There’s been a lot of flirting going on in recent months between Apple and Facebook. In February, Apple CEO Tim Cook told a group of investors that Facebook was “the one company that is closest to being like Apple”. Last week, Apple did a big App Store promotion for Facebook’s new Camera app, and clearly knew about it well beforehand. Then, of course, there were… Read More

  • Google Redesigns Its iPhone Search App To Be Faster And Prettier

    Google Redesigns Its iPhone Search App To Be Faster And Prettier

    Google today launched version 2.0 of its search app for iPhone. Google completely overhauled the design of the app, which now looks and feels more like the app’s iPad version the company launched last November. The new version feels significantly faster than the last one and the new design works especially well for image searches. Surprisingly, Google hasn’t officially announced… Read More