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Iterate 82: Christa Mrgan and Audio Hijack 3

Iterate 82: Christa Mrgan and Audio Hijack 3

Iterate brings together the best designers and app producers in the business to talk user interface, human interaction, icon design, and user experience from concept to implementation. On this episode — Christa Mrgan of Rogue Amoeba joins Marc, Seth, and Rene to talk Audio Hijack 3, visual design...
Apple adds Maps Flyover support for Venice, Edinburgh and 7 more cities

Apple adds Maps Flyover support for Venice, Edinburgh and 7 more cities

Apple has added nine new cities to its list of locations that support the 3D Flyover imagery included as part of its iOS Maps app. The new additions bring the total number of cities that use the Flyover imagery to 121 locations around the world. The list of new cities that have Flyover...
Facebook Origami lets developers test app designs on their phones in real time

Facebook's Origami Live lets developers test app designs on their phones in real time

Facebook has made a couple of updates to its Origami user interface design tools, including launching a new app for iPhone and iPad called Origami Live. Origami Live lets developers run their user interface prototypes on both iPhone and iPad. The company also released a major update to Origami...
Camel Audio

Apple reportedly acquires digital audio instrument maker Camel Audio [updated]

Update: Jim Dalrymple over at The Loop reached out to Apple for comment. Here's what they said: "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans." As Dalrymple notes, this is typically the response Apple gives when they have...
Facebook Messenger adds quick and easy sharing with new extension

Facebook Messenger adds quick and easy sharing with new extension

Facebook has updated their Messenger app, adding a sharing extension. The sharing extension lets you share photos, videos, and more with your Facebook friends without needing to enter Messenger itself. As with other share extensions, open the share menu in an app, then scroll to the More...
Forge is an iPad storyboard for your creativity

Forge is an iPad storyboard for your creativity

Most sketching apps on the market focus on single projects and their underlying layers, rather than a canvas of ideas and suggestions. Forge is different. I've long thought the iPad was perfect for rough storyboarding: It's not an artist's preferred medium for detail work, but it's portable, and...
Apple Car

Mercedes-Benz chairman isn't losing any sleep over Apple Car rumors

Dieter Zetsche, the Chairman of the Board of Daimler AG and the head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, doesn't seem to be concerned about the recent rumors that Apple may be developing its own automobile. In a recent interview, he is quoted as saying, "If there were a rumour that Mercedes or Daimler planned...
Microsoft announces new OneDrive API for all of your devices

Microsoft announces new OneDrive API for all of your devices

Microsoft has announced a new API for OneDrive that will make it easy for developers to integrate the company's cloud storage service into their apps. The API supports all major platforms, including the web, Windows, iOS, and Android. From Microsoft: We built the OneDrive API to provide a...
Sid Meier's Starships

Sid Meier's Starships coming to iPad and Mac on March 12 for $15

Sid Meier's Starships, the space-based strategy game that was first announced in mid-January now has a firm release date and price for the iPad and Mac. The latest effort from the legendary game developer and his team at Firaxis Games will be released on March 12 for $15. The release date and...
Comic: Preloaded with pain

Comic: Preloaded with pain

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: Macs are free from PC bloatware, right? Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
The 250 still-missing emoji

The 250 still-missing emoji

Apple has added 300 new emoji to the iOS 8.3 and OS X 10.10.3 betas, but they're focused almost exclusively on inclusivity — diversity in skin tones and country flags. The watch, phone, and computer emoji have been redrawn to match Apple's current products, but it doesn't appear that any of the...
Save 50% today on this tough skin case for iPhone 6 Plus

Save 50% today on this tough skin case for iPhone 6 Plus

This durable case boasts a highly protective defense system to combat the rigors of everyday life. It accentuates your stylish personality with a truly unique horizontal raised pattern that provides an incredible 3 dimensional look and a refined brushed metal gloss finish. Yours today for just $...
Facebook launches new iPhone app that lets you manage ads on the go

Facebook launches new iPhone app to let you manage ads on the go

Facebook has launched a new app for the iPhone that lets you manage your ad campaigns. Ads Manager lets you view ad results, edit your advertisements, and even create ad campaigns for your small or medium business. You'll need a Facebook page, rather than just a profile, in order to use Ads...
Pebble TIme

This is Pebble Time: Color e-paper and weeklong battery life

Kickstarter darling Pebble is back with a new, color, crowdfunded e-paper smartwatch. Meet Pebble Time, crowdfunding for $159. Today Pebble has announced the latest addition to its line of e-paper smartwatches, Pebble Time. Pebble Time is a newly redesigned smartwatch — both outside and in —...
Apple Pay

Visa's new payment system in Europe paves the way for introduction of Apple Pay

Visa has announced the payment company will be introducing support for the same tokenization system used by Apple Pay by mid-April. This move will add a new way for Europeans to pay with their smartphones, all whilst keeping their card details secure and concealed. According to the announcement...
Files.app for iOS 9 — because we're halfway there!

Files.app for iOS 9 — because we're halfway there!

You knew this was coming, right? For years and years and years and years and years and years now I've begged and pleaded for two things — a Files.app repository for the iPhone and iPad, and a DocumentPicker API for developers to make iOS file management easier. Last year, with iOS 8, Apple...
How to use your iPhone or iPad hands-free with Hey Siri

How to use your iPhone or iPad hands-free with 'Hey Siri'

"Hey Siri" lets you use your iPhone or iPad hands-free. As long as it's plugged in and within range of your voice, all you have to do is say the magic word and Siri will wake-up and wait for your question or command. It's great for the iPhone when you're in bed or in the car, or the iPad when...
Samsung

Samsung reportedly set to supply Apple with new memory chips

Samsung has entered into an agreement with Apple to supply the company with new 20nm LPDDR4 DRAM chips. The deal would see Samsung fulfill Apple's demand for memory chips for the next iPhone. According to the Korea Times report: The agreement comes a few months after Samsung, the world's...
Apple Store

Apple reportedly rolling out significant changes to Genius Bar

Apple Retail is reportedly in the process of overhauling its Genius Bar experience. In a bid to better serve customers, starting from the week of March 9, a new initiative dubbed "Concierge" will be rolled out to replace walk-in appointments. The program involves Apple Store employees using an...
Tweetbot for iPhone updated with support for Twitter videos and GIFs

Tweetbot for iPhone updated with support for viewing Twitter videos and GIFs

Popular Twitter app Tweetbot for iPhone has scored an update today, bringing it up to version 3.5.2. As far as new features are concerned, it's a bit light, but users will gain support for playing Twitter-hosted videos and GIFs, along with the usual helping of bug fixes. Here's the full...

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