Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apple Adds ‘Food & Drink’ Category to App Store

  Apple has added a new Food & Drink category to the iOS App Store. Apple told MacStories earlier this month that this category is for apps that had previously been in the Lifestyle category and is now home to “apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, manage recipes, find new restaurants and… Read more »

The BBC and NBC Bring the 2012 Summer Olympics to your iPhone and iPad

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, which will be held in London, are set to start on July 27 and the networks providing television coverage of the events are already getting their ducks in a row with respect to mobile devices. The London-based BBC has released the free BBC Olympics app for the iPhone, which debuted… Read more »

Tiny Wings 2.0 and Rovio’s Amazing Alex Released for iPhone and iPad

As hinted by developer Andreas Illiger last week, Tiny Wings 2.0 is now available in the App Store. Instead of debuting as a new app for the iPhone, Tiny Wings 2.0 is a major update to the original version, which wasn’t entirely clear in the teaser video Illiger released last week. Illiger told our sister… Read more »

Tapbots Releases Public Alpha of Tweetbot for Mac

Tapbots, the maker of the popular Twitter client Tweetbot for the iPhone and iPad, has released a public alpha version of Tweetbot for the Mac. It was just a few weeks ago that designer Mark Jardine of the now 3-man development team had teased Tweetbot for the Mac in a tweet complete with a picture… Read more »

Tiny Wings 2 Teased in Whimsical Video

Developer Andreas Illiger has released a trailer for the upcoming sequel to Tiny Wings, the incredibly popular iPhone game that debuted in February 2011. Illiger tweeted a link to the video on Friday despite having stated in a tweet in late June that, “There will be no new game by me any time soon…” Tiny… Read more »

Heads Up: Corrupt App Store Downloads Causing Apps to Crash on Launch [UPDATED]

Instapaper developer Marco Arment pointed out yesterday that there’s been something amiss with some app updates downloaded from the iOS and Mac App Stores for the last couple of days and the problem still persists. According to Arment, app binaries (the bundle of files that make up an app that developers submit to Apple for… Read more »