Sonos Launches Redesigned App With Customizable Home Screen For More Personalized Listening

Sonos today unveiled a redesigned Sonos app that is meant to unify an increasingly fragmented streaming market. The app is focused around a customizable home screen that supports more than 100 streaming services, so each user can set up a personalized listening experience. The home screen layout can be customized, and it displays the services … Read more

Apple Finally Plans to Release a Calculator App for iPad Later This Year

Apple is finally planning a Calculator app for the iPad, over 14 years after launching the device, according to a source familiar with the matter. iPadOS 18 will include a built-in Calculator app for all iPad models that are compatible with the software update, which is expected to be unveiled during the opening keynote of … Read more

Roland’s mobile podcasting studio gives you a mic and streaming app for $140

Roland has a new on-the-go podcasting setup with an eye-catching price. The company’s Go:Podcast studio includes a USB condenser mic (with support for four polar patterns) and a companion app that can stream to platforms like YouTube, Twitch and Facebook. The company describes the Go:Podcast as “the simplest way to do high-quality live streaming with … Read more

App Store hits 1 billion downloads: Today in Apple history

April 23, 2009: Less than a year after opening its virtual doors, the App Store reaches 1 billion downloads. Peer-to-peer file sharing app Bump becomes the 1 billionth app to be downloaded. As a result of his purchase, 13-year-old Connor Mulcahey of Weston, Connecticut, wins a “1 Billion App Countdown” promotion. He takes home an … Read more

The rebuilt Sonos app focuses on getting you to your tunes faster

If you use Sonos speakers, chances are you’ve used their app and encountered at least a little frustration at some point. I don’t think it’s a bad app when you consider the many functions it needs to juggle: finding and playing music from dozens of services, managing multiple connected speakers, running people through setup and … Read more

A key Apple app is rumored to be getting a major upgrade in macOS 15

We’re set to hear much more about what’s coming with macOS 15 when Apple‘s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) gets underway on June 10 – and one app in particular is rumored to be getting a major upgrade. That app is the Calculator app, and while it perhaps isn’t the most exciting piece of software … Read more

Top Stories: Nintendo Emulators on App Store, Two New iOS 17 Features, and More

It was a big week for retro gaming fans, as iPhone users are starting to reap the rewards of Apple’s recent change to allow retro game emulators on the App Store. This week also saw a new iOS 17.5 beta that will support web-based app distribution in the EU, the debut of the first hotels … Read more

macOS 15 Rumored to Feature Revamped Calculator App

Apple will debut a major revamp of the Calculator app in macOS 15 later this year, according to AppleInsider. The overhauled version of the Calculator app for Mac will reportedly feature: An enhanced unit conversion system located in the main user interface, including for currency conversion with up-to-date exchange rates. “Math Notes” to allow the … Read more

Apple Pulls WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and Threads From App Store in China Following Order

Apple on late Thursday into Friday removed the popular messaging and social media apps WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, and Threads from its App Store in China at the request of the Chinese government, the The Wall Street Journal reported. In a statement shared with several media outlets, Apple said China’s national internet regulator ordered the removal … Read more

PlayStation, GameCube, Wii, and SEGA Emulator for iPhone and Apple TV Coming to App Store

The lead developer of the multi-emulator app Provenance has told iMore that his team is working towards releasing the app on the App Store, but he did not provide a timeframe. Provenance is a frontend for many existing emulators, and it would allow iPhone and Apple TV users to emulate games released for a wide … Read more