App Store Official Charts for the week finishing October 21, 2018:
Top Paid iPhone Apps:
1. Minecraft, Mojang
2. Heads Up! Warner Bros.
3. Reigns: Game of Thrones, Devolver Digital
four. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd.
Five. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations
6. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi
7. schedule, HotSchedules
8. NBA 2K19, 2K
9. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB
10. Reigns, Devolver Digital
Top Free iPhone Apps:
1. Flip Trickster, Lion Studios
2. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream, Google, Inc.
Three. Instagram, Instagram, Inc.
Four. Candy Crush Friends Saga, King
five. Snapchat, Snap, Inc.
6. Messenger, Facebook, Inc.
7. Facebook, Facebook, Inc.
8. Paper.Io 2, Voodoo
9. TikTok – such as musical.Ly, musical.Ly Inc.
10. Google Maps – Transit & Food, Google, Inc.
Top Paid iPad Apps:
1. Minecraft, Mojang
2. Procreate, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd
3. Notability, Ginger Labs
four. XtraMath, XtraMath
five. GoodNotes 4, Time Base Technology Limited
6. Who’s Your Daddy??, Kalippoo Ltd
7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB
eight. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi
nine. NBA 2K19, 2K
10. Reigns: Game of Thrones, Devolver Digital
Top Free iPad Apps:
1. Candy Crush Friends Saga, King
2. Flip Trickster, Lion Studios
3. YouTube: Watch, Listen, Stream, Google, Inc.
4. Paper.Io 2, Voodoo
Five. Happy Glass, Lion Studios
6. Netflix, Netflix, Inc.
7. Bouncemasters!, Legendary
eight. Paint by using Number: Color Games, Fun Games For Free
nine. Line Puzzle: String Art, BitMango
10. Helix Jump, Voodoo
The Apple iPhone keynote ended, and as you, in all likelihood, already realize, there was no iPhone five. What turned into announced became an interim iPhone 4S, which has a quicker processor, iOS 5, stepped forward camera/video digicam and will work with both CDMA and GSM networks. So it’s an “international phone.”
In the US, it’ll reportedly be presented by using three out of the 4 primary carriers. T-Mobile becomes not noted. However, the smartphone doesn’t appear but at the Sprint internet site.
The Wall Street Journal had run a miles publicized article on how Sprint turned into paying $20 billion over three years to Apple for some form of exceptional on the “iPhone five.” Any evidence of that arrangement becomes absolutely absent, just like the iPhone five itself.
Apple also sooner or later rolled out its voice “assistant” Siri, which become further developed and enhanced after the purchase of the organization of the equal name ultimate 12 months by using Apple. Siri emerges as a greater polished version of Android’s Voice Actions and can replace search (especially neighborhood search) in some conditions. We’ll play with it “hands-on” before any conclusions may be drawn approximately how useful it’s far or how a great deal seek it could/may replace.
Among different things, Siri can operate as a voice the front cease (real speech processing is provided via Nuance) on instructions: users can ask for guidelines to location X and be taken to a (Google) map. However, the iPhone itself doesn’t deliver turn via turn navigation as Google does. 1/3 celebration iPhone apps could but.
Google and the entire Android ecosystem can breathe a sigh of relief. Fewer humans could be buying the iPhone 4S, which looks like an incremental improvement than probable might have offered a redesigned iPhone 5. Disappointments include losing a bigger screen and the dearth of 4G assist — although Apple tried to claim that its 4S could be simply as rapid as some 4G telephones.
While the 4S is possibly to promote nicely, it won’t prevent Android’s momentum. Android phones now have sexier hardware, and new ones are being released month-to-month. The iPhone’s design feels particularly “stale” by way of contrast. Overall the center of the device is a big improvement from the iPhone four but.
There is an iPhone 5 in development. It probably has an extraordinary physical appearance and a larger screen. The question is, what’s retaining its launch again, and when will we see it?
There’s a ton of extra insurance and remark on Techmeme.
Postscript: See our comply with-up post, With New Siri Promised For iPhone 4S, Apple Pulls Existing Siri From App Store.
Postscript 2: Here’s an Apple commercial of the brand new Siri in movement:
CNET has a live demo they did, even though they appear to be asking a number of the identical questions that Apple demoed
Postscript three: See our follow-up put up: How Siri Patches Up The iPhone’s Voice Search Weakness Vs. Android.