Gameloft releases Dungeon Hunter 4 for iOS

11 April, 2013 - Killian Bell
Dungeon Hunter 4

Gameloft has today released its latest game for iOS, Dungeon Hunter 4. Like its predecessors, the new title is a role playing game that’s inspired by hits like Diablo, only this time, it’s free-to-play. In addition to an “epic storyline” for single players, it also boasts multiplayer co-op for the most intense battles.

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Google Chrome for iOS updated with fullscreen browsing and new printing options

9 April, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Chrome icon

Google today rolled out an update for the iOS version of its Chrome web browser, taking it to version 26.0.1410.50. The update introduces a number of improvements and new features including fullscreen browsing on the iPhone and iPod touch, new printing capabilities, and the ability to save web pages as pdfs to Google Drive.

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Google blames technical issues for buried iTunes Store links in search results

3 April, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Google logo

If you use Google to search for apps for your iOS devices, you may have noticed that that the results that you have been getting recently aren’t always particularly helpful. Where previously, iTunes Store links appeared at the top of the search engine’s results, many are now buried much further down.

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Google+ for iOS updated with a number of new features

25 March, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Google+ iPhone app

If like me, you’re a frequent Google+ user, you will be pleased to hear that Google has updated its iOS app with a number of new features and enhancements. The most notable new feature sees the introduction of image editing capabilities, which include the ability to crop, rotate, and apply filters to your photos before you post them.

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Apple updates its iOS Podcasts app with iCloud syncing, custom stations and more

21 March, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Apple's Podcasts App

Apple today rolled out a significant update for its Podcasts app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The update, which takes the app to version 1.2, introduces several improvements and new features including: station syncing between devices via iCloud, custom station & playlist creation, and a revamped Now Playing view.

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Dropbox buys Orchestra, the developers behind the popular iPhone mail app Mailbox

15 March, 2013 - Killian Bell

Dropbox has today announced its acquisition of Orchestra, a software developer famous for its new Mailbox app for iPhone. Mailbox will remain a standalone app, the company says, but it will be used to extend Dropbox’s core file-sharing service.

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Apple quietly improving its Maps app

13 March, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Apple Maps

It may not have had the best of starts, but according to a report from The Loop, Apple has been working hard to improve its Maps app. Most recently, the Cupertino company has made significant improvements for users in China and Japan, but other countries and cities around the world have also received updates over the last few months.

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Apple Maps beats Google Maps and Waze in navigation test

8 March, 2013 - Killian Bell
Apple Maps iPad

Apple Maps has received a torrent of criticism since its debut with iOS 6 last autumn, and its issues with accuracy have been well documented all over the web. So you might be surprised to hear that in a recent test by PC Mag, Apple Maps beat Google Maps and Waze at navigation.

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Google Maps app for iOS gets its first update

5 March, 2013 - Paul Dixon
Google Maps iOS app

Google has today released the first update for its standalone Google Maps app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The update, which takes the version of the app to 1.1, introduces a number of improvements, including new icons for faster local business searching, and integration with Google contacts.

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