Tag: Apps

Dark Sky, the popular weather app has been acquired by Apple

This week, the popular app for real-time weather alerts, Dark Sky has been acquired by Apple for an undisclosed sum. Dark Sky has long been known for its ultra accurate rain alerts and weather predictions. Apple has been quick to make the transition to being under Apple, on the same day as the announcement (31st March) the developer of the app moved to Apple and the Android app has been […]

WhatsApp now works on CarPlay

Today WhatsApp has been added to the list of supported apps on CarPlay, more notable is that it is the first third-party app on CarPlay which supports messaging. Other apps, mainly music ones are offered such as Spotify and Google Play Music. But today WhatsApp was updated to add in support for CarPlay, which allows the driver to read unread messages, ask Siri to read those messages as well as […]

Pokémon Go now requires iPhones on iOS 11

Pokémon Go are making some large(ish) changes to the game, specifically the app is now requiring iPhone models which can run iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s operating system, this does mean however that older iPhones which aren’t 64-bit won’t be able to use the game anymore. More power With iOS 11, Apple introduced new APIs for developers to make AR much more immersive. Prior to this, Pokémon did […]

Amazon Video might come to Apple TV this summer

Amazon and Apple haven’t had the best relationship over the past year or so, mainly over the availability of the Apple TV on amazon.com as well as negotiating a deal to get an Amazon Video app on the set top box. While nearly every media streaming device supports Netflix, NOW TV, YouTube and Amazon Video – the Apple TV just doesn’t support it, currently if you want to use Amazon […]

Apple’s iTunes Connect will shutdown from December 23-27

Every year, Apple shuts down iTunes connect for a number of days over the Christmas holiday period and this year is now exception as the company has annoyed that they won’t be approving and new apps and app updates from December 23rd to December 27th. Apple Quote: The busiest season on the App Store is almost here. Make sure your apps are up-to-date and ready for the winter holidays. New apps and […]

Shazam introduces some impressive new features!

Shazam, the popular apps that finds the ID of any song simply by listening to a sample of a song, has added some impressive new features! Shazam is a mobile app that allows the user to capture 20 seconds of any song, no matter if it’s intro, verse, or chorus, and will create a fingerprint for the recorded sample. The app will then look this hash tag up in it’s massive […]

Over 2,600 apps are now available for the new Apple TV

The new Apple TV has only been on sale for just over a month now and already, tvOS has over 2,600 native applications which can be downloaded, apps such as games, shopping apps, weather, panoramic views and ways to watch TV. Also surprisingly as this device is intended to be plugged into a TV to watch Netflix, Now TV and YouTube and in the US Hulu, HBO Now and ESPN […]