Don't-Miss iOS Stories

Remains of the Day: Filthy lucre

iOS apps are raking in money hand-over-fist, but Apple may be willing to go to court to protect its share of ebook sales. And if new iPads don't play nicely with Wi-Fi, they'll be sent home to think about what they've done.

Hipmunk update integrates calendar data with travel searches

The latest update to Hipmunk's iPhone and iPad app integrates iCal, Google Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook events, allowing you to see if your flights run into any scheduling conflicts or what hotels are in the vicinity of planned activities.

Remains of the Day: Glassy-eyed

Google thinks the future of technology is only a little better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick, while the company's CEO says Apple fronting on Android is just that--a front.

Masters golf tournament gets into the swing of things on iOS

The Masters is one of the most tradition-bound sporting events in the U.S. So it's fascinating to see how tournament organizers have embraced mobile with the latest iPhone and iPad apps that let you follow the four-day golf tournament.

Study: Geolocation apps draw users, despite privacy concerns

A survey by a nonprofit group that focuses on risk and security management found that nearly 60 percent of smartphone users employ apps that access their location data despite having concerns about risks to their privacy and even personal safety.

Path tightens mobile app security

Social networking service Path has upgraded the security of its mobile application in apparent response to a recent outcry over its data gathering practices...

FileMaker spruces up its look with FileMaker 12 release

The update to the database software line includes new themes and starter solutions aimed at helping users create eye-catching databases. Other features include new file management tools and new free versions of FileMaker's iOS apps.

Analysis: Girls Around Me shows a dark side of social networks

The furor surrounding the Girls Around Me App reveals how much users still have to learn about what social networks reveal about them.

Google buys payments company TxVia to boost Google Wallet

Google has acquired TxVia, a payments technology company, to complement its own payments capability.

Remains of the Day: Won't get fooled again

One rumor has Apple getting physical with iOS gaming; Consumer Reports's ability to hold two contradictory ideas in its head has yet to cause a psychotic break; and an indie movie about Steve Jobs gets half a man as its lead.

The Week in iOS Apps: Swiping a few numbers

This week’s roundup of iOS apps includes big improvements to the much-loved Instapaper app, as well as a whole new way of seeing and calculating numbers.

Bump Pay will let users exchange money by bumping smartphones

The startup Bump Labs threw its hat into the crowded mobile payments ring on Thursday, launching an app that allows people to exchange money by tapping their phones together.

RIM attacks Apple's nano-SIM tactics

Research In Motion has sent a letter to a standards group complaining about Apple's tactics in the battle over the upcoming nano-SIM standard, joining Nokia in trying to shed doubt over Apple's efforts.