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Free Jackery app provides iPhone battery insights

Jackery is best-known as a manufacturer of external battery packs; we've reviewed several of their products in the past, the Jackery Giant 10,400 mAh battery pack and the Jackery Leaf battery case for iPhone 5 and 5s. Now the company wants iPhone users to gain more insight into exactly how the...

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Google to pull QuickOffice from App Store

Have you been using QuickOffice to edit those Google Docs and Sheets on your iOS device? Put on your sad face -- Google has announced that it will remove the QuickOffice app from the App Store in the next few weeks. The app is being pulled because it the very functionality it provided has been...

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Apple adds "Best new Game Updates" section to the App Store

As part of Apple's ongoing quest to make apps more discoverable, the App Store has been updated with a new section called "Best New Game Updates." As the name implies, the section -- which currently houses just 19 titles -- lays out games which have recently seen noteworthy updates. The Salt...

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Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free Captain America: The Winter Soldier [iOS Universal; Now free, down from...

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Apple reportedly loosens new guidelines for apps that incentivize sharing

Earlier this month, Apple reportedly began swatting down apps that reward users for various actions including watching advertisements, rating the app, and purchasing other apps, but as TechCrunch now reports, that policy is loosening up a bit. Seemingly out of nowhere, app developers were hit...

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MonkeyParking app draws ire of San Francisco officials

Finding parking in any big city can often be a big, bonafide pain in the arse. One company with an eye towards remedying the problem is MonkeyParking, an Italian-based startup that runs out of San Francisco. The premise of MonkeyParking is rather simple: Whenever a driver is about to leave a...

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World Cup fever invades the App Store

Last Sunday's matchup between the U.S. and Portugal attracted nearly 25 million viewers on ESPN, netting the highest TV rating for any Soccer game ever broadcast in the U.S. World Cup fever is upon us. And with good cause; this year's World Cup opening round has been one of the most exciting in...

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Parallels Access gets major update, now runs on iPhone (Updated)

Parallels Access, the remote access and control iOS application from Parallels, Inc., today received a major update to version 2.0 that not only added some new features, but added support for the iPhone. The update is available at no cost to current users through the App Store's update process,...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 13, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 12, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Apple video shows off Tokyo Apple Store and more news for June 12, 2014

Apple has posted a nice, quick video promoting Tokyo's newest Apple Store. As ifoAppleStore points out, this video is unique in that it's the first to show a retail store being set up. Employees are show assembling the displays and filling the shelves with product. Rovio launches Angry Birds...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 10, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Apps, social sharing and other news for June 10, 2014

Today in the news bin we've got a beautiful new Apple Store, changes to Apple's App Store review policies and a cool new feature for Amazon's Kindle app for iOS. Apple has begun rejecting some apps that reward social sharing. TechCrunch reports that Apple has rejected apps that incentivize...

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OS X Yosemite enables Lightning video capture of iOS 8 devices

For developers, instructors, podcasters and others who want to capture video from iOS devices, the current method of choice is to either use an external video camera aimed at the device's display, Apple's HDMI cable attached to a dedicated capture device, or a third-party Wi-Fi solution such as...

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Bank of America's updated app creates a wonderful mobile banking experience

As a Bank of America client, using the company's app has been a mixed bag. In the past the interface was clunky, with a limited number of features, but it was nice to be able to deposit checks via the app when I couldn't find an ATM. Still there was plenty of room for improvement, and it appears...

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