Tumblr is out today with a brand new version of its blogging and community app for iPhone and iPad. Version 4 adds several new features like the ability to create new blogs from your iPhone or iPad and create video posts quickly by pasting YouTube or Vimeo URLs into a new post. The update adds a new widget for the Today section of Notification Center on iOS 8 for quickly seeing which tags are trending on Tumblr when you’re not using the app and much more. expand full story
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An iOS developer said Apple demonstrated that their app could be used to surf for porn by sending them a screenshot containing a pornographic image. Carl Smith shared the story of the rejection of Wave, an app for browsing Instagram and public images, in a blog post.
It turns out Apple thought the best way to tell us our app could be used to surf porn was to surf for porn using our app. Then send us some pictures and say take a look at these! Except they said, “Please see the attached screenshot for more information.” So with no warning […]
They sent us a picture of a guy masturbating.
The explicit image was attached to an email rejecting the app on the basis that the process for flagging inappropriate content was inadequate … expand full story
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Blogging service Medium launches its iPhone app, focuses on reading rather than writing
Medium, the blogging service designed for (you guessed it) medium-length entries, has released its first iPhone app. Unlike most blogging apps, however, the Medium app does not have any writing tools. Instead, the app’s sole purpose is to provide a platform for reading the writings of other users. The app also allows you to bookmark and share your favorite posts and get personalized recommendations based on your Twitter account. You can grab the Medium app for free on the App Store.
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Kickstarter: Vloggr for iPhone promises quick and easy video recording and editing
Vloggr, an app that launched on Kickstarter today, is an interesting new app designed to quickly shoot and edit video blogs. The app sports a fairly simple interface that allows you film and reorder clips, then publish them to your social networks with a few taps.
The Kickstarter campaign is seeking $6,000 to cover the app’s development costs . A few of the rewards for early backers include promo codes to download the app at launch and your first vlog featured on the app’s website for a month.
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WordPress for iOS updated with redesigned user interface, faster posting, more
WordPress received an overhauled user interface for its iOS app today. The update allows users to post content much faster via a shortcut on its sidebar now as well. Notifications received performance improvements in the new version.
What’s New in Version 3.6
• A completely redesigned new user experience • A faster way to post: added a shortcut on the sidebar – Fixed a problem with Tumblr imported blogs – Emoticons now appear correctly on notifications – Performance improvements for notifications – Updated translations: now also in Russian, Danish, and Korean
You can grab the new WordPress 3.6 on the App Store today.