Apple dropped its long-running case against Amazon over its "APP STORE" trademark. Apple sued Amazon in March of 2011 after the online retailing giant launched the Amazon Appstore for Android, claiming that it violated Apple's trademark. Bryan Chaffin catches us up.
Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch opened its virtual doors five years ago and the company is celebrating the event with a special iTunes Store page highlighting popular apps and App Store milestones. As The Mac Observer noted yesterday, before the celebration started, Apple is offering several popular iOS apps and games for free.
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We listed the apps Apple is offering for free yesterday before they were officially announced. Check out our list with links to each. The apps are all cool and free is an awesome, yet temporary, price.
Apple has quietly dropped the price of several top iPhone and iPad apps and games to free ahead of the App Store's fifth anniversary. That price drop is pretty substantial in the case of some apps like Traktor DJ which is normally US$19.99.
Shooting video with your iPhone just got a lot more fun with Vine and now Instagram. Vern Seward takes a look at both in this week's Free on iTunes.
Those who text (who doesn't these days?) often want to punctuate their words with images. If you want that then read on. Vern Seward points out three freebie iOS apps that'll glam up your messages in this week's Free on iTunes. Emoji New Style Free, SMS Rage Faces, and Pimp My Text.
The BtX350 wireless compact bluetooth stereo speaker provides rich, full-bodied sound, strong bass and wirelessly streams via Bluetooth or connects to non-wireless items, such as iPods, with a standard 3.5mm plug. The addition of easy to reach operational buttons, makes this a useful speaker.
A website dedicated to administering a class action settlement from Apple for in-app purchases has been launched. People who consider themselves victims of their inability to prevent their children from having access to their iTunes account credentials can use the site to claim iTunes gift cards or cash, depending on the size of their claim.
Are the stars out tonight? Need to know if it's cloudy or bright? Then check out the appsVern Seward has in this weeks Free on iTunes. MyRadar, World Weather Radar Free, and Weather caster.
Like to text? Vern Seward point out 3 iOS apps that just might enhance your texting experience in this week's Free On iTunes. MessagEase, Fleksy, and Glyph-O-Rama.
We often need multiple apps on our iPhone and iPads to perform the same functions a single app handles on our Macs. Mark Greentree thinks that's a problem leading to extra steps for what should be simple tasks, and to frustration for those of us that use iOS regularly.
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