Apple again turns (RED) to assist in the fight against AIDS — In honour of World AIDS Day, Apple is offering more ways for customers to join (RED) in its mission to create an AIDS-free generation. This is the company’s 10th year supporting the effort. This year Apple customers can join the fight while playing the games they love or shopping for loved ones ahead of the holiday season.
For the next week, a range of the most popular games across the App Store — spanning racing and sports titles to strategy, puzzle and action games — are offering limited-edition, custom (RED) content, exclusively available on the App Store. All proceeds from the associated in-app purchases go to the Global Fund. The 20 participating games include Angry Birds 2, Angry Birds POP!, Best Fiends, Best Fiends Forever, Boom Beach, Candy Crush Jelly Saga, Clash of Clans, Clash Royale, CSR2, Episode, Farm Heroes Saga, FarmVille: Tropic Escape, FIFA Mobile, Hay Day, MARVEL Contest of Champions, PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator, Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, SimCity BuildIt, War Dragons and YAHTZEE With Buddies. In addition to the current (PRODUCT)RED lineup, which is available for customers to purchase year-round, Apple is adding four new (RED) products including an iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case, iPhone SE Case, Beats Solo 3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones and the Pill+ Portable Speaker, which are all available today (pictured above).
Netflix Finally Introduces Offline Viewing for iOS & — Netflix has long offered a huge library of movies and TV shows, but there’s always been one small problem: you needed an active Internet connection on your iPhone or iPad to actually watch the stuff. Well, today that finally changes. Netflix now supports offline viewing via its iOS (and Android) apps.
Only certain TV shows and movies currently support offline viewing, although Netflix promises to make more content available over time.
Philips Hue app adds iPad support, 3D Touch widgets for iPhone — Philips has pushed out an update for its Hue connected lightbulb and accessories controller app, adding iPad support and new home screen widgets for iPhone users running iOS 10.