iPad Apps

WhatsApp Would ‘Love to’ Release an iPad App, Says Chief

Meta (formerly Facebook)'s head of WhatsApp has said a dedicated WhatsApp app for the iPad could soon become reality. "People have wanted an iPad app for a long time." Will Cathcart, Meta's chief of WhatsApp, told The Verge during an interview this week after the messaging platform's first-ever U.S. marketing push was unveiled. "We’d love...

Netflix Confirms its iPad App Won’t Be Going to the Mac

Apple has recently allowed iPad apps to run on Mac computers by rolling out Catalyst, a technology that transitions iPad apps into Mac versions. However, some major app developers, including Netflix, have so far shown a lack of interest in bringing their iOS apps to the Mac. In fact, Netflix has today confirmed in a statement...

Readdle Brings Ability to Drag and Drop Files Between Apps on iPad

One of the iPad Pro’s main productivity features is its ability to have two applications running on the screen at the same time. Following today’s updates to the Readdle apps, you can now drag and drop files between popular productivity apps Documents, PDF Expert, Scanner Pro and Spark on your iPad. "We believe that this is the way...

iPad Apps Have Significantly Decreased Fatal Crashes of Private Planes

According to a new report released yesterday by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the number of fatal crashes per year on small private planes has declined by 17.8% as compared to the previous three-year period, thanks to the aviation apps for iPads which are giving pilots much better weather information, Bloomberg reports.  The number of fatal crashes...

eBay Users Not Happy With Redesigned iPad App

eBay users have trashed the company’s redesigned iPad app over the last few days, as the revamped app forces shoppers to browse through products they have little interest in, Re/Code is reporting. The updated eBay app, which went live in the App store earlier this week, has already received more than 2100 user reviews and has...

Paul McCartney Re-releases Five Classic Albums as iPad Apps

Paul McCartney has joined the growing list of musicians exploring new, interactive, format for albums by releasing them as apps. The musician has today announced that five of its classic albums are being released as iPad apps-Band on The Run, McCartney, McCartney II, RAM and Wings over America (via The Guardian). Each of the five...

ComiXology iPad App Sold 4 Billion Pages of Comics in 2013

Digital comics platform ComiXology, which was the most profitable non-game App on iPad in 2013 for third year in a row, sold 4 billion pages of comics last year (via Wired). The iPad app has over 45,000 comics available from more than 75 publishers and has sold over 6 billion pages of comics since its launch in...

Boeing Launches Suite of iPad Apps for Airplane Maintenance

Aviation giant Boeing has today announced the launch of a suite of iPad apps that will help airline mechanics get quick access to crucial information about airplane parts, maintenance records, and more (via CNET). Boeing believes that the apps will help the airlines resolve mechanical issues faster, leading to reduced flight delays and lower costs. Boeing, that makes planes...