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Simple rebuilds backend from scratch, releases new apps

Over the past several months my favorite online bank, Simple, has been working feverishly to update their back end. Today it released an updated app that compliments the under-the-hood changes made to its systems. Simple, if you don't know, is a banking services company that was founded with mobil...

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A Simple reminder: Update iOS or else

As soon as Apple updated iOS to versions 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 to fix an SSL vulnerability, TUAW let you know about it. Apparently some people still haven't updated, and app-enabled bank Simple has sent out a tersely-worded reminder to its customers letting them know that if they don't update before Mon...

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Daily Update for October 10, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all 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 inline player (requires Fl...

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Simple teases iPhone instant personal money transfers with MoneyDrop

A group of us here at TUAW are huge fans (and customers) of Simple -- it's an online bank that revolves around a debit card linked to a powerful, free iPhone app. On Wednesday, the company announced an upcoming feature for those who are using iPhone 4S and newer devices -- MoneyDrop. MoneyDrop wi...

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Daily iPhone App: Mansion Run through some spooky pixels

Underground Pixel is a retro game developer that's put out a few iOS titles already, and their latest release is called Mansion Run, now available on the App Store for just US$0.99. Mansion Run is simple by design -- in fact, it's almost too simple. The idea is that you're a skeleton named Bone...

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Simple app shares SSL vulnerability with other banking sites, sends personal data on login (Updated)

Update: Good news for Simple customers, the company has already removed your SSN from its encrypted communications and is actively working on a fix to the SSL issue (but it will likely require an app update). Just this past May, Simple Finance launched its iOS app -- also called Simple -- to hel...

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iPhone app and debit card from Simple aim to streamline consumer finance

Considering the amount of time your wallet and your iPhone spend sitting right next to each other, is it any wonder that banks and payment services are making iOS job #1 for their mobile strategies? Big banks like Citi and Chase have capable iPhone apps for handling your money on the go, with...

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Daily iPhone App: Whale Trail

Whale Trail is a catchy little game that combines a few of my favorites lately into a cotton candy sweet package. Jetpack Joyride is in there, as you need to press on the screen to move upwards and avoid obstacles. Tiny Wings is in there too, as you keep a cute little whale flying using swoopin...

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RedEye launches mini app for IR plugin

We've covered RedEye's IR dongle for the iPhone a few times. Originally, it was introduced as a complete add-on for the iPhone that allowed you to control any entertainment center reached by infrared. Over time RedEye has pushed to simplify the unit more and more, instead providing a cheaper and s...

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TUAW's Daily App: Umbrella Today

Last fall, I moved out here to Southern California, and while I don't mean to brag, my concerns about the weather outside have fallen right off of my list of priorities; it's sunny and 70ºF here most of the time. However, back when I lived in Chicago, I had to check and see what the weather wa...

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Two super simple DIY hacks for the iPhone

I've been reading the Unplggd blog from Apartment Therapy a lot lately, because I recently moved into a new place and am trying to fill it up with cool stuff. And someone over there must be an iPhone fan, because I've seen not one but two great and simple tricks for the iPhone there recently. The f...

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Family-friendly Zombies on the iPhone

We have a lot of apps coming through our tipline, but this one caught my eye, not only because it is called Zombies (the stumbling undead always catch my eye), but because it offers up a bit of good old-fashioned fun in the form of a Daleks!-style remake. Gameplay is simple and straighforward -- ...

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TUAW at E3: The Sims 3 for iPhone

The Sims 3 pretty faithfully recreates the Sims experience on Apple's handhelds, albeit in a more streamlined version. While the handheld port avoids a lot of the new complexity of the latest PC release, the core Sims experience is still here -- you can create a Sim, give it a personality and a ho...

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CTU ringtone for iPhone

Just last night we were chatting about ringtones on the Talkcast, and I mentioned that I was so happy with my iPhone that I hadn't taken steps to change either the ringtone or the wallpaper yet-- that Xylophone ringtone is probably the best ringtone I've ever heard. Until now, anyway. Matt Devost us...

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Refresh Finder is ready to refresh Leopard's Finder, too

Reader Fredrik L sends word (thanks!) that Samuel Svensson is back from India, and that means his little mini-application, Refresh Finder, has been updated and is Leopard-ready. There's not much more to say about this one-- you can probably guess what Refresh Finder does from its name, and while i...

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