Neowin News Feed for: Applications Neowin News Feed for: Applications en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 You can now open new chats in a separate window in Microsoft Teams <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the latest update on Teams for Desktop, Microsoft has added the ability for users to get a new window pop up whenever they chat with a new person which is great for multi-tasking. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Karthik Mudaliar) Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:50:01 +0000 Uber partners up with Marriott to introduce in-app reward collecting system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Popular ride-hailing platform Uber has announced a new partnership with Marriott International. As a result of the collaboration, Marriott Bonvoy members who use Uber can now win bonus points. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Thu, 15 Apr 2021 01:16:02 +0000 Microsoft kills support for Cortana app on Android and iOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today Microsoft took the final step towards scrapping its mobile app Cortana for Android and iOS. The AI-powered assistant is being repurposed for use as a productivity assistant instead. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Wed, 31 Mar 2021 15:16:01 +0000 Google launches App Quality to aid developers in building engaging Android apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has released a dedicated App Quality website to advise developers on the best practices when building apps. It focuses on visual experiences, security, privacy, and functionality. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 12 Feb 2021 06:44:01 +0000 Instacart to start accepting EBT SNAP food stamps as payment <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>San Francisco-based grocery delivery service provider Instacart has announced that it will start taking Electronic Benefit Transfer and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program stamps as payments. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Thu, 22 Oct 2020 20:14:01 +0000 Spotify users can now share music and other content on Snapchat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Spotify announced today the launch of integrative new features which will allow users to share music and podcast episodes from the music streaming service to popular social media app Snapchat. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:16:01 +0000 BET Networks announces new streaming service BET+ in collaboration with Tyler Perry <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier today Tyler Perry Studios unveiled a new joint venture with BET Networks to start an online streaming service called BET+. The service will be available later this year for several platforms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:28:01 +0000 IKEA to bring shopping feature to its AR app this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IKEA will soon allow users to make purchases through its augmented reality application, IKEA Place. Although the app allows users to try out products in their homes, users can&#039;t buy items through it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Tue, 28 May 2019 14:34:01 +0000 Facebook announces bounties to clamp down on app developers abusing user data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has announced the new Data Abuse Bounty Program in an attempt to tackle third parties who misuse people&#039;s Facebook data. The firm has suggested that rule breakers will face legal action. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:52:01 +0000 Rumour: Google might finally be bringing its apps to Windows <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A rumour is now circulating that Google might, after giving Microsoft the cold shoulder all these years, be bringing its apps to the Windows platform, possibly at Microsoft&#039;s October 6th event. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:18:01 +0000 uTorrent wants you to pay for its software, new revenue models to be tested <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>uTorrent says it&#039;s &quot;never been satisfied&quot; making money from bundling third-party software with its BitTorrent client, and is exploring new ways to generate revenue &quot;with options for every budget&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:01 +0000 Here's what gaming apps will look like on the Apple Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With only a few days left until the release of the Apple Watch, screenshots are being made available of various apps for the device. Today, we get our first glimpse of gaming on the Apple Watch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Thu, 23 Apr 2015 04:10:01 +0000 App Store off to a tremendous start in 2015 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced that its App Store has broken some pretty impressive records in terms of sales in 2015. The company has shared some interesting statistics with the public in its press release. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:22:01 +0000 LiveLeak app releases for Android <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1100346086androids-flying.png" alt="" /></div>The official LiveLeak app has released for Android, promising mobile access to all the Russian dashcam videos you&#039;ll ever want and then some more. An iOS app remains in the works as well. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:08:19 +0000 Parallels Mobile virtualization software headed to Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2096814622windows-apps.png" alt="" /></div>The company behind Parallels - which, among other things, allows Mac and iOS users to run Windows applications - is planning to bring its popular software to Windows Phones, tablets and PCs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:44:39 +0000 Windows 8 built-in application updates now available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/9653650start-screen.png" alt="" /></div>Last week, Microsoft confirmed that Windows 8&#039;s built in applications would receive a major update, and today they&#039;ve released some of those applications to the public. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:59:50 +0000 10 software releases you may have missed this week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From GeekUninstaller to Toolwiz Time Freeze, here&#039;s a list of 10 excellent software updates from the last week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Razvan Serea) Sun, 10 Jun 2012 18:09:32 +0000 10 software releases you may have missed this week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From LibreOffice to SnagIt, here&#039;s a list of 10 excellent software updates from the last week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Razvan Serea) Sun, 03 Jun 2012 14:37:04 +0000 10 software releases you may have missed this week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From CCleaner to Pale Moon, here&#039;s a list of 10 excellent free software updates from the last week. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Razvan Serea) Sat, 26 May 2012 14:40:15 +0000 Windows Phone: a year in the Marketplace <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1295480445marketplace_03.png" alt="" /></div>Windows Phone 7 launched one year ago, with a handful of devices and a pretty slim line-up of apps. Now, one year on, we look at how the app ecosystem has developed, and what&#039;s next for the mobile OS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 23 Nov 2011 05:31:03 +0000 Symantec: Facebook applications inadvertently leaked personal information <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>If Facebook was really an &quot;appalling spy machine,&quot; it would probably be decommissioned and smashed to bits for allowing information to leak easily to unwanted hands. No, it's not necessarily just American intelligence agencies. Advertisers... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Wed, 11 May 2011 08:02:36 +0000 Facebook allows apps to access user's address and mobile number [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a move sure to have privacy advocates up in arms, Facebook will now allow apps to access a user's current address and mobile phone number. The new ''feature'' was quietly introduced in a blog post... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 17 Jan 2011 06:39:18 +0000 Carrier marketplace billing to become more common in 2011 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With modern smartphones having integrated application stores, the hardest thing about the application purchasing process has become the payment itself. Well, at least for some consumers (i.e. those without credit cards). But the makers of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brody McKee) Sun, 02 Jan 2011 14:30:26 +0000 Facebook applications being added without authorizations, again? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>Not too long ago, there was a bug on Facebook that allowed applications to be installed on your account without your authorization. Facebook claimed that they had fixed this bug, and that users... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 09 Jul 2010 13:49:23 +0000 iPhone OS 4.0 will support multitasking <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/630383334ag.jpg" alt="" /></div>According to AppleInsider, the next version of the iPhone OS, 4.0, will support multitasking, allowing users to switch back and forth between third party applications. The inside source said they have provided a &ldquo;full-on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Thu, 11 Mar 2010 16:37:11 +0000 Apple removes sexual content from the App Store <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/iPhone_3GS.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has sent out notices to some developers who have previously submitted an application that contains sexual content that Apple claims is &ldquo;inappropriate.&rdquo; TechCrunch is reporting that &ldquo;Wobble iBoobs (Premium Uncensored)&rdquo; was recently removed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:10:02 +0000 Google shows off a phone that translates text <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>As Neowin reported last week, Google was in the process of making software that translates text on your phone. The phone can&rsquo;t translate spoken words, but uses your phone&rsquo;s built-in camera, sending it to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:08:30 +0000 Twitter: Developers have created 50,000 apps to date <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/754977705twitter_newbird_boxed_whiteonblue.png" alt="" /></div>Twitter announced today that developers have created 50,000 applications based on the Twitter platform. Twitter's Director of Platform Ryan Sarver donned the stage this morning at the tech conference Le Web 09 to announce several... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 09 Dec 2009 11:42:20 +0000 Twitter use declines further <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/754977705twitter_newbird_boxed_whiteonblue.png" alt="" /></div>After a huge rush of success at its birth, the social networking website Twitter is seeing substantially less tweets as time goes on for US users. According to an article at eMarketer following spectacular initial... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 21 Nov 2009 18:33:09 +0000 Facebook forced to updated privacy policy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook has agreed to comply with the Canadian Privacy Commissioner's office and adjust their third-party application policy. This adjustment in policy will require each developer to specify which fields of user data they will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Thu, 27 Aug 2009 17:48:31 +0000 Zune HD applications confirmed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1025698086Unknown.jpg" alt="" /></div>It's been debated for some time as to whether or not the Zune HD will feature apps, similar to its competitor, Apple's iPod touch; many people expected the more logical solution, that it would, though... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Sun, 23 Aug 2009 04:08:47 +0000 Microsoft unveils Office Web Applications 2010, Mobile 2010 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1350300471.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has officially revealed its Office Web Applications offerings ahead of the announcements at this years Worldwide Partner Conference today. Company officials have posted several &quot;what's new&quot; videos onto the Microsoft Showcase site. The what's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 13 Jul 2009 09:39:41 +0000 New iPhone patents, object identification and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/246762641iphone.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has filed new patents today for its iPhone. Some of the items in the new patents include real world object identification, face detection and recognition, text messaging filtering, smart text messages and voice... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Thu, 09 Jul 2009 23:11:18 +0000 RIM ups their game, boosts app library to 2000+ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/13713883511191151920af.jpg" alt="" /></div>There is no doubt about the fact that Apple are doing well with their online application store, over a billion downloads in under a year is a pretty impressive figure. However, it seems now that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:49:06 +0000 The cost of all the Apps in the iWorld <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/604780744ip.jpg" alt="" /></div>Yesterday a journalist for named Elizabeth Woyke published an article stating how much it would cost if an individual wished to purchase ALL of the some 55,000+ applications currently available through Apple's App.Store. Why... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 08 Jul 2009 22:30:35 +0000 11 awesome applications you've never heard of <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1760239332205349476.png" alt="" /></div>The average PC user has a dozen or so applications which they completely swear by &ndash; and rightfully so. What gets the job done is what matters the most. There is, however, a treasure-trove of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 02 Jul 2009 08:35:02 +0000 Child porn found on an iPhone application <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/246762641iphone.jpg" alt="" /></div>An iPhone application named BeautyMeter, approved by Apple, has been reported by to contain child pornography. The application allows users to upload pictures of themselves and have them rated by other iPhone... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Wed, 01 Jul 2009 23:35:33 +0000 Windows Marketplace for Mobile will launch with 600 apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/logo_wm_large.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft will be launching their new application store, Windows Marketplace for Mobile, pretty soon and it's just been revealed the level of content that will be initially available. In an interview with MobiFrance (yes, that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Sun, 28 Jun 2009 20:35:19 +0000 Nokia's Ovi Store is now live <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/928165639bb.jpg" alt="" /></div>After the success of Apple's App Store, it seems other companies have noticed the benefits that such an offering can have on business. Other companies such as Palm, Google and Nokia have their own offerings,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 26 May 2009 09:14:44 +0000 Future App Store submissions must now be OS 3.0 compatible <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/iPhoneOS3.png" alt="" /></div>Following up from the iPhone OS 3.0 beta 5 release that Apple made available yesterday, they have also distributed a rather interesting email to members of the developer program. According to Apple, all submissions that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Thu, 07 May 2009 21:50:08 +0000