Siri is getting smarter in iOS 6. Apple unveiled improvements to the speech recognition app at its Worldwide Developers Conference today in San Francisco. Siri can now launch apps, provide sports scores and assist in making restaurant reservations. Apple’s senior vice president of iOS software, Scott Forstall, demonstrated how users can ask Siri a sports-related question, such as “Who won the Giants game last night?” and get the answer along with game statistics. [Read more...]
Following up on a release to its Android and mobile platforms, Facebook pushed out its timeline feature to iPhone/iPod touch users this morning. Facebook users can now scroll through their own Mobile Timeline to browse key events, pages, photos, and other friends. [Read more...]
The frustrating wait for Facebook users is finally over. A Facebook app built for the iPad is now available for download. [Read more...]
Facebook launched new privacy and sharing features in the latest version of its iPhone app. The update mirrors recent tweaks made to the Facebook web site. [Read more...]
Facebook released a separate messaging app for iPhone and Android devices today. [Read more...]
Facebook is reportedly launching its own native iPad app in the coming weeks.
While iPad users will rejoice, this will be unwelcome news to developers of apps like Friendly for Facebook, Facely HD or MyPad. These apps generally are some of the more popular in the App Store for users looking to access Facebook without the clumsiness of doing so with mobile Safari. [Read more...]