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Apple bans vaping apps from App Store

Nov 16, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Apple says it agrees with the assessment of US health experts who called the spread of e-cigarette and vaping products 'a public health crisis and a youth epidemic'

HEALTH HAZARD. In this file photo taken on October 2, 2018, a man exhales smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC. Photo by Eva Hambach/AFP

How to use Smart carrier billing on the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes

Aug 27, 2019 - 10:00 PM

Subscribers can now use their Smart postpaid or prepaid lines to make App Store purchases

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Some airline, hotel booking apps on iOS found recording user screens – report

Feb 08, 2019 - 3:53 PM

The apps do not ask for permission to make screen recordings, prompting quick action from Apple

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Tumblr removed from Apple's App Store due to child pornography

Nov 20, 2018 - 6:12 PM

Tumblr admits the application was taken down due to child pornography bypassing the filters set up to prevent it from showing on the service

Tinder is now top-grossing app in Apple's app store

Sep 04, 2017 - 10:30 AM

New premium service that allows users to see who liked them propels app to the top

EXTRA FEATURES. Tinder's 'Gold' service has helped the app attract more downloads since its introduction. Image from Tinder


Apple says payouts from App Store total $70 billion

Jun 01, 2017 - 11:00 PM

Apple also says downloads have grown over 70 over the past 12 months fueled by hit games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run

A worker handles a newly arrived Apple iPhone 7 at an electronic store in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on April 07, 2017. File photo by Eitan Abramovich

Monopoly suit against Apple's App Store gets new life

Jan 13, 2017 - 11:47 AM

The suit initially filed in late 2011 seeks hundreds of millions of dollars in damages based on the reasoning that the lack of competition pushed app prices higher

Apple removes New York Times app from China store

Jan 05, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The latest development marks the latest move by Beijing to suppress the newspaper s publications in China

NOT IN CHINA. The New York Times App as shown on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Screen shot from The New York Times website.

Pokemon Go resmi rilis di Indonesia

Aug 06, 2016 - 1:48 PM

Kabar tersebut disampaikan lewat akun Facebook resmi Pokemon Go pada Sabtu pagi 6 Agustus

Bertualang menjadi sopir Go-Jek dengan GoJack

Nov 17, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Aplikasi permainan GoJack dapat diunduh di Google Play Store dan App Store

Foto dari screenshot http://play.amp.asia

Rappler app hits version 2.0

Jul 21, 2015 - 3:48 PM

Along with an update to the look Rappler s app has had a number of bug fixes done to further improve the experience for more users

Anne Curtis shareholder in new mobile games firm

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Listed tech firm Xurpas holds 67 of the company with the remaining 33 split among Curtis and fellow celebrities Isabelle Daza Kim Atienza and Erwan Heussaff

Smart, Apple tie up to allow users to pay using Smart Money

Jul 13, 2015 - 8:34 AM

Smart subscribers can now pay for Apple App store and iTunes content as well as subscribe to Apple music using Smart Money

Doughnuts at your fingertips

Apr 06, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Krispy Kreme Philippines launches a mobile app as part of its digital investment to please more smartphone savvy customers – a first from a doughnut chain

Smart lets users buy on iTunes with cellphone load

Feb 13, 2015 - 2:43 PM

The move called Pay With Mobile takes away one of the barriers some Filipinos have with buying things online: the lack of a credit card

PAY WITH MOBILE. Image from Smart.

Find stories faster, read and leave comments on the Rappler iOS 8 App

Nov 12, 2014 - 8:47 AM

The Rappler iOS 8 app is out with a new design faster ways to find stories and the ability to read and leave comments

New WireLurker malware targets Chinese iPhone users

Nov 06, 2014 - 3:53 PM

Palo Alto Networks calls WireLurker the biggest in scale malware it has seen with 467 infected applications affecting potentially hundreds of thousands of users in China

Rappler Newscast | October 27, 2014

Oct 27, 2014 - 9:00 PM

A survey says the Church is the most trusted… and the government the least Vice President Jejomar Binay slams his critics and says they’re “anti poor And police say a video made by the Ottawa gunman shows his attack was driven by ideology

Learn with Candy and Dave in the Animal Kingdom Book

Sep 21, 2014 - 4:59 PM

The Learning with Candy and Dave app series is a fun way to introduce learning into a child s world

CANDY AND DAVE. Join Candy and Dave as they learn about the world around them. Screenshots from app on iPad Mini.

Portrait of a Pretentious Game

Feb 18, 2014 - 6:30 AM

Bari Silvestre s Pretentious Game is a puzzling platformer that tells a tale of love across multiple chapters

IS IT PRETENTIOUS? With simple graphics, and haunting music, Bari Silvestre tells a short story like no other.

The taipan of virtual street food

Feb 09, 2014 - 11:15 AM

The recipe for success of Streetfood Tycoon the popular all Filipino mobile game

Blackberry Messenger rollout stalled due to leak

Sep 23, 2013 - 12:29 PM

BlackBerry Messenger has stopped its rollout on iOS and Android due to a leak of an unreleased Android version of BBM

LEAKED. When an unreleased version of BlackBerry Messenger for Android went online, BlackBerry stalled its rollout to address the issue. Screen shot from BlackBerry

Launch date for Android, iOS BBM revealed

Sep 19, 2013 - 1:05 PM

BlackBerry Messenger gets a release date on iOS and Android devices

A FEW MORE DAYS. BlackBerry Messenger is slated to hit Android on September 21 and iOS a day later. Screen shot from BlackBerry

Google launches Voice Search in Filipino

Jul 15, 2013 - 5:53 PM

Google s come out with Filipino voice search function for Android 2 0 and up

FILIPINO SEARCH. Google adds Filipino to its voice search repertoire.

Google Maps gets new features

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:38 PM

Google Maps gets revamped with new features included and other features tweaked

NEW FEATURES. Along with a native tablet display, Google Maps is redesigned and improved with new features. Screen shot from Google

Rappler iOS app becomes top news app

Feb 16, 2013 - 10:31 AM

Rappler s official app is also No 14 among the country s bestselling free apps

Rappler releases iOS app

Feb 15, 2013 - 2:11 PM

Rappler s iOS app is now available for download from the iTunes app store Android app in the works