Apple announced its AirPods in September just as the company officially made clear its plans to kill the headphone jack on the iPhone. The only real concern about the goofy-looking wireless earbuds was whether they'd be too easy to lose. iOS development team Deucks decided to fight this probability with an app that helps sad people who've lost an airpod and don't want to pay the $99 service fee for a replacement.
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In honour of World AIDS Day, Apple is supporting global charity (RED) for the tenth year running in its fight to end AIDS.
For the next week, a range of the most popular games across the App Store are offering limited-edition, custom (RED) content, and all proceeds from the associated in-app purchases go to the Global Fund. Here's what's on offer.
Navigating Apple's App Store is... frustrating. Now, a new report suggests that plans are afoot to make it a little easier.
Kim Kardashian released an app called Kimoji this week. The app gives people who pay $2.99 for it a set of illustrated references to the television personality's life — a rounded, be-thonged thumbnail of her arse; her crying face; the word "BASIC". But that's not what this blog post is about. This blog post is about the truth.
All of Apple's stats for the App Store downloads in 2015 are out, and one particular entrant is simultaneously very interesting and not at all surprising. The most downloaded free app of 2015 on the iPad was actually only available for nine months: it was Netflix.
All 22 of Australia's Apple Stores will be hosting Hour of Code workshops this Thursday, inviting kids in to teach them about coding as part of Computer Science Education Week. What's more, Apple will be opening a room on the App Store today called Hour of Code 2015. This room will provide resources including apps and iTunes U courses for anyone who can't make it into a store.
It's been in the planning since the start of the year and testing since September, but the first version of Firefox for iOS is finally available in the App Store.
After instructing a game developer to resubmit indie darling Papers, Please due to a definition of pornography including 'sexual organs or activities intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings', Apple got its way. But shortly after, it's reversing its decision — and Papers, Please will be re-resubmitted, nudity and all.
Remember when Apple went after that handy note-taking widget, a popular app that's one the first truly useful widgets for iOS 8? It turns out Apple has been pulling all kinds of apps that take advantage of new features in iOS 8 — even after they have been approved to be in the App Store. And developers are starting to get pretty upset.