Posted On Saturday, November 23, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: apps, find my iphone, ios, ipad, iphone, law, the-end, tracking, tuaw, var-post
A group of three teen boys attacked a 30-year-old Winnipeg man and by the next day the three were placed in cuffs, thanks in large part to the fact that the suspects decided to steal the victim's iPhone during the assault. As CBC reports , after assaulting the first victim and snatching his Apple smartphone, the teens took photos of themselves using the stolen device and were eventually tracked down thanks to what is being described as "a tracking app" by the authorities -- I'm guessing it was Find My iPhone or something similar.
Posted On Saturday, November 16, 2013 By admin. Under TechCrunch, TUAW Tags: apple, apps, bitcoin, currency, techcrunch, the-end, tuaw, var-post
Well that was fast! Less than a month after consumer-focused bitcoin platform Coinbase hit the App Store it's been yanked by Apple. As TechCrunch reports , Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is baffled by Apple's decision to pull the app and has no idea why it was axed, saying "We're not sure why it was taken down and we've reached out to Apple to request clarification." Bitcoin hasn't exactly has an easy go of things in its quest to become a go-to decentralized currency alternative.
Visit link: Use your smartphone to detect earthquakes with an app
Posted On Monday, September 16, 2013 By admin. Under TUAW Tags: apps, ios, new apps, os x, osx, the-end, tuaw, var-post
It's always busy in the App Store with a never-ending flood of new apps landing on iOS and OS X. Take a few minutes and check out our list of stand-out titles from the past few weeks! If that's not enough, you can also follow our ongoing coverage of new apps as they are released
Posted On Saturday, September 7, 2013 By admin. Under TechCrunch, TUAW Tags: app-store, apps, appstore, appurify, ios, ipad, rankings, ratings, techcrunch, the-end, tuaw, var-post
We knew Apple was tweaking its algorithms for ranking top apps, but a new report by app-testing firm Appurify gives us a much better idea of just how heavily weighted ratings are becoming.
Posted On Friday, September 6, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: applauncher, apps, chrome, the-end, tuaw, var-post
This past July, Google released a Chrome app launcher for Windows. Today, Mac users can finally get in on the fun, as Google has released a developer preview of the app launcher for Mac. The Chrome app launcher allows you to open your favorite Google apps like Gmail and Drive right from your dock.
Posted On Friday, September 6, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: apps, ios, ipad, mac, os x, osx, software, teachers, the-end, tuaw, var-post
It's the start of a new school year, which means you've probably got a stack of new books on your desk, a drawer full of new pencils and an iPad that desperately needs some new apps. TUAW is here to help you build a new app list, and we did so with the help of some friends. We consulted with students, teachers and some of the top tech and educational bloggers to generate this list
See the original article here: App takes weather forecasting social
Fresh off sale to Apple, Hopstop updates iPhone app w/ real-time traffic & incident reporting, more cities
Posted On Sunday, July 28, 2013 By admin. Under 9to5Mac Tags: apple, apps, deals, desktop, facebook, iphone, ipod touch, ireland, jordan, norway, nsa, photos, twitter
Following Apple’s acquisition of mapping service HopStop earlier this month , today the iPhone app receives an update with some notable new features. Much like the functionality Google scooped up with its purchase of Waze , HopStop for iPhone today implemented a real-time incident reporting feature called ‘HopStop Live’
Posted On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 By temp. Under 9to5Mac Tags: 9to5mac, android, apple, apps, deals, developer-portal, enterprise, games, ios devices, iphone, netflix, status-page
Following the attempted breach into Apple’s iOS and Mac Developer Center, and its subsequent closing, Apple has posted an iCloud-like Status Page so developers can track Apple’s work for re-implementing Developer Portal Features. Additionally, Apple has outlined its approach to restoring these features.