Apps

‘Angry Birds’ Knocked Off Top of Apple App Store Chart by Walt Disney’s Swampy – Hollywood Reporter

Within 24 hours of its release on Sept. 22, the 99 cents mobile game “Where’s My Water?” became the top paid app for iPhones and iPads. NEW YORK – A Walt Disney video game for iPhones and iPads that features … Continue reading

Cook Shares Stage With Deputies to Tout Apple Innovations in Post-Jobs Era – Bloomberg

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook … Eddy Cue, who runs iTunes and the App Store, showed off iCloud, a new service that lets users sync music and other media files across devices. Phil Schiller, senior vice president … Continue reading

Apple’s Cook Lets Deputies Pitch Gadgets in Post-Jobs Era – BusinessWeek

5 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook … Eddy Cue, who runs iTunes and the App Store, showed off iCloud, a new service that lets users sync music and other media files across devices. Phil Schiller, senior … Continue reading

Best in Blogs: Apple’s Siri the Butt of Jokes in Japan – Wall Street Journal

Seriously, Apple? In Japan, Siri Fans Bottom Jokes: When Apple Inc. unveiled Siri on its new iPhone 4S on Tuesday, in most parts of the world the personal virtual assistant app was taken as a serious plus in an otherwise … Continue reading

Apple Predicted Siri – Back in 1987 – Mediabistro.com

One of the high points of yesterday’s Apple event was the announcement that Siri, Apple’s new virtual assistant app, would be integrated into the newly iPhone 4S. This is an amazing app, and that’s why Apple bought its developer last … Continue reading

Top Picks: Lonely Planet apps, cookbook for apple lovers, new Daryl Hall CD and more – The Christian Science Monitor

Still maintaining his signature soulful style, legendary singer Daryl Hall released Laughing Down Crying on Sept. 27, his fifth solo album. This new offering feels fresh and current while still giving a nod to his Philly roots. Hall is anything … Continue reading

Apple’s real surprise: A free iPhone – MSN Money

Apple announced Tuesday that the iPhone 4S starting price would … The extra outlay up-front is a good trade-off for faster speeds, 1080p HD video recording and voice-command app Siri, plus, the iPhone 4S is also likely to hold its value … Continue reading

New Apple iPhone fails to wow investors, fans – msnbc.com

searching for stock prices and other applications — caught the attention of several analysts who argued it could profoundly change the user experience. Known as “Siri”, the technology already exists on Android but experts say Apple’s integration was more …

iOS 5, iCloud Apps Now Accepted by Apple Review Board – Softpedia

Apple is emailing its vast developer community informing that their reviewers are now prepared to receive an influx of iOS 5 and iCloud applications for testing and approval in the company’s App Stores. iOS 5, the next major version of … Continue reading

Ahead of the Bell: Shutterfly vs. Apple – AP – msnbc.com

Analysts said Apple’s new greeting card app, Cards, isn’t a significant threat to Shutterfly. Shutterfly Inc.’s stock dropped 2.2 percent Tuesday after Apple announced the $2.99 app for its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It will let people create and … Continue reading