Glitch allows users to hide stock apps in iOS 7.1

Mar 26th 2014 at 12:08pm by Kevin Krause

iOS 7 included a glitch that allowed users to easily hide stock app icons from their homescreen. Apple eliminated that glitch from iOS 7.1, but a new one has surfaced in its place.

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Instagram grows to 200 million users

Mar 26th 2014 at 11:23am by Kevin Krause

Instagram has announced a new milestone as the social photo sharing network has surpassed 200 million users. The news comes in the shadow of parent company Facebook’s acquisition of virtual reality gaming startup Oculus Rift.


The internet wins: Turkey’s Twitter ban overturned

Mar 26th 2014 at 10:22am by Kevin Krause

A Twitter ban that started in Turkey last week has ended. A Turkish court has issued a stay on the decision to block citizens from accessing Twitter as it reviews a long series of complaints against the initial ruling.


You’re not the only one that wants a more diverse set of emojis

Mar 26th 2014 at 9:52am by Kevin Krause

Emojis have a diversity problem — it’s no secret. According to Apple, they are working to create a more inclusive set of icons to add to your texts.


Apple has sold its 500 millionth iPhone

Mar 25th 2014 at 2:32pm by Kevin Krause

Apple, without a single congratulatory pat on the back, has sold 500 million iPhones in seven years. 500 million iPhone selling at exponentially higher rates each year.


PSA: You can now see that iffy Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher without wasting your money

Mar 25th 2014 at 2:11pm by Kevin Krause

Ashton Kutcher’s turn as Apple’s founder in the critically panned biopic Jobs can now be enjoyed (or not) by Netflix subscribers. The 2013 film became available this week as part of the service’s streaming catalog.


Apple rolling out related search suggestion in App Store

Mar 25th 2014 at 1:35pm by Kevin Krause

Apple finally takes a step toward addressing the woefully limited App Store search functionality with what appears to be the controlled rollout of new related topic suggestions.


Apple highlights iPad’s role in war on concussions

Mar 25th 2014 at 12:41pm by Kevin Krause

Apple continues their Your Verse campaign with a look at how the iPad has impacted the diagnosis and study of concussions, a topic of controversy as of late thanks to an ongoing debate largely focused on professional football.


Apple sends email offering to refund in-app purchases

Mar 25th 2014 at 11:26am by Kevin Krause

Apple is making good on its duty to repay $32 million worth of erroneous in-app purchases, sending an email today to many iTunes users providing a method to request a refund.


iTunes Radio gets NPR

Mar 24th 2014 at 3:28pm by Kevin Krause

iTunes Radio is branching out into news and talk with the addition of a new National Public Radio channel. The NPR “station” offers a 24-hour stream that will mix live broadcasts with pre-recorded media from the nonprofit’s stable of popular shows.


iOS get Google’s Photowall for Chromecast

Mar 24th 2014 at 1:16pm by Kevin Krause

Google has launched a new Chromecast-connected app for iOS today called Photowall, a “new Chrome Experiment that lets people collaborate with images on the TV.”