Tag: iOS

Orbitrack iOS Satellite Tracker

Southern Stars released what is likely the best iOS satellite tracker available – Orbitrack, a successor to their Satellite Safari.  It tracks thousands of orbiting satellites, including military satellites, and has detailed 3D models, facts, mission descriptions, and when satellites will be visible for one’s location. Southern Stars has been innovating astronomy software for many […]

Apple re-Introduces iOS App Control in iTunes

In one of its not-so-loud updates to iTunes, Apple has re-introduced the ability to control your iOS apps from your computer with a release of iTunes 12.6.3.   According to the website, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208079, Deploy apps in a business environment with iTunes Learn how to deploy apps with iTunes. Apple offers Volume Purchase Programs and Apple Configurator […]

Structris for iOS Released by A.P.P.L.E.

Structris for iOS is now available for the iPhone and iPad for $1.99. Produced and designed by Brian Wiser and Bill Martens of A.P.P.L.E., collaborating with original Apple II programmer Martin Haye and iOS programmer Olivier Goguel, the game features easy-to-use touch controls, Game Center support, and background music from neo-classical composer Tomoki Takamori.  It […]

Apple Herds Developers To iOS 7

Apple is making the push for iOS developers to adopt the iOS interface and standards. Chuong Nguyen writes on gottabemobile.com The company has advised iOS developers that all apps submitted after February 1, 2014 must be optimized for iOS 7 and built using Xcode 5. The move would at the very least remove visual fragmentation in […]

First Full-Fledged Weather App with Crowdsourced Data Released

Known for providing detailed minute-by-minute forecasts, as well as traditional daily to 7-day forecasts, the SkyMotion 4.0 app now also ensures maximum accuracy by relying on one of the largest weather crowdsourcing platforms in the world. SkyMotion is now the only full-fledged weather app that gathers and integrates validated ground-level observations, allowing users to actually […]

Apple Updates iOS to Version 6.1

Apple has released an update to iOS.  Version 6.1 of the operating system includes the following improvements: •    LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at http://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/) •    Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only) •    iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud •    New button to reset […]

Google Chrome Browser Now Available for iPhone and iPad

Google, Inc announced today that it has developed an iPhone and iPad compatible version of its popular Chrome web browser. The browser, which is available now in the App Store, offers many of the same features from the desktop version of Chrome, including synchronization across devices of bookmarks and tabs, as well as private “incognito” […]