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Review: Promise Technology's 'Apollo' Offers Private Cloud Storage for the Whole Family

Tuesday May 24, 2016 7:00 am PDT by
Cloud-based services like iCloud and Dropbox are useful because they make documents, photos, and other media easily shareable and accessible anywhere, but there is a downside -- that content is stored offsite on an unknown server not under an individual user's control. With Apollo, a new personal cloud device launching today, Promise Technology aims to combine the cloud's ease of use with the...

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Popular Reddit App Apollo Shutting Down After Today, Pixel Pals Migration Feature Added

Friday June 30, 2023 12:55 pm PDT by
Popular third-party Reddit app Apollo is set to shut down after today as Reddit will be implementing its paid API changes tomorrow. Apollo's shuttering was announced earlier in June after developer Christian Selig was unable to work out a deal with Reddit to keep the app functional. Reddit as of tomorrow will be charging third-party developers who use its API. Every 1,000 API calls will be...
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Apollo Now Offers Option to Decline Refund Ahead of June 30 Shutdown

Wednesday June 28, 2023 8:09 pm PDT by
Popular third-party Reddit app Apollo was updated today with an option for users to decline a refund for their remaining subscription time ahead of the app shutting down. Users who do not exercise this option will automatically receive a pro-rated refund. "If you've been happy with the service I've provided over the years, please consider declining the refund as they are refunded...
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Reddit Threatens to Remove Moderators From Subreddits Continuing Apollo-Related Blackouts

Thursday June 15, 2023 3:20 pm PDT by
As some subreddits continue blackouts to protest Reddit's plans to charge high prices for its API, Reddit has informed the moderators of those subreddits that it has plans to replace resistant moderation teams to keep spaces "open and accessible to users." In a comment shared by r/Apple moderator @aaronp613, Reddit cited its Moderator Code of Conduct and said that it has a duty to keep...
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Reddit CEO: Apollo-Related Subreddit Blackouts 'Will Pass,' No Significant Revenue Impact So Far

Tuesday June 13, 2023 11:10 am PDT by
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman on Monday told Reddit employees that he is unconcerned about current protests over the company's sudden API changes. In a letter shared by The Verge, Huffman said that while there's a "lot of noise" right now, it "will pass." He also said that Reddit "has not seen any significant revenue impact so far." A number of community-moderated subreddits began shutting down...
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Apple Subreddit Goes Dark in Protest of Reddit's API Pricing Changes

Sunday June 11, 2023 2:54 pm PDT by
Apple-related subreddit /r/apple has gone dark in protest of Reddit's upcoming API pricing changes affecting third-party Reddit apps. The subreddit is now private, meaning that users can no longer view or submit posts, and the moderators behind the community said it will remain that way for the next 48 hours, or potentially longer if necessary. /r/apple is one of many subreddits that will be ...
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Popular Reddit App Apollo Would Need to Pay $20 Million Per Year Under New API Pricing

Wednesday May 31, 2023 11:20 am PDT by
Popular Reddit app Apollo might not be able to operate as is in the future due to planned API pricing that Reddit is implementing. Apollo developer Christian Selig was today told that Reddit plans to charge $12,000 for 50 million API requests. Last month, Apollo made seven billion requests, which would mean Selig would need to pay $1.7 million per month or $20 million per year to Reddit to...
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Apollo App Adds 'Pixel Pals' to the iPhone 14 Pro Dynamic Island

Friday September 16, 2022 1:49 pm PDT by
Popular Reddit app Apollo was today updated with support for the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, and Apollo developer Christian Selig decided to implement a fun little feature -- a "tamagotchi" for the Dynamic Island. The app update adds a small little creature into the area above the ‌Dynamic Island‌ on the new iPhone models. It can be customized into a cat, dog, hedgehog, fox, or axolotl, and...
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Reddit App 'Apollo' Gets Major Update With New Notification Experience

Monday May 23, 2022 2:15 pm PDT by
Popular Reddit client Apollo today received a notable update that overhauls the notification experience. The app now features custom subreddit watchers that provide alerts when content you're interested in is posted, plus it supports alerts for trending posts in your preferred subreddits. For those who often use the Reddit Remind Me bots, Apollo now has an option to schedule a notification...

'Apollo' Reddit App Donating All of Today's Purchase Proceeds to Animal Shelter

Monday July 20, 2020 11:37 am PDT by
Christian Selig, developer of popular Reddit app Apollo, is today hosting a fundraiser that will see all Apollo in-app purchase proceeds from today donated to his local SPCA animal shelter. Selig hosts a similar fundraiser each year, and last year, was able to raise $27,000 to help shelter animals in Nova Scotia, marking the largest donation the SPCA had ever received. Apollo is a free...

Apollo for Reddit 1.8 Improves Media Viewing, Sharing Options, and More

Monday May 25, 2020 4:28 am PDT by
Former Apple intern Christian Selig has released version 1.8 of Apollo, the popular Reddit client developed with Apple's iOS design guidelines in mind. The latest update focuses on improving the viewing of media. For example GIFs can now be paused and videos play inline with the feed, so users no longer have to tap them in order to see what's going on at a glance. Users can also save and...
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Reddit Client 'Apollo' Updated With Quick Switch Account Feature, Enhanced Subreddit Options, and More

Saturday December 1, 2018 4:33 am PST by
Former Apple intern Christian Selig has released version 1.4 of Apollo, the popular Reddit client developed with Apple's iOS design guidelines in mind. The latest update introduces a raft of highly requested features, including quick switching accounts and new subreddit preferences to add to its existing plethora of options. For those who like to access multiple Reddit accounts through the...

Promise Technology's 'Apollo' Personal Cloud Storage Device Supports iOS 11 Files App

Tuesday September 19, 2017 10:05 pm PDT by
Promise Technology's recently released Apollo Cloud 2 Duo storage device is able to interface with the iOS 11 Files app thanks to a new update that was introduced to the accompanying Apollo Cloud iOS app today. The Apollo Cloud 2 Duo is a personal cloud storage solution designed to give families and small businesses the cloud's ease of use with the security of local storage. The...

Promise Technology Unveils New 'Apollo Cloud 2 Duo' Personal Cloud Storage Device

Monday August 21, 2017 9:05 am PDT by
Promise Technology today announced the launch of its second-generation personal cloud device, the Apollo Cloud 2 Duo. Like the company's original Apollo product, the Cloud 2 Duo is designed to provide a network-attached storage solution to families and small businesses who want the cloud's ease of use with the security of local storage. The Cloud 2 Duo offers double the storage capacity of the ...

CES 2017: Promise Technology Unveils New 2TB Apollo Cloud With Lower $199 Price Tag

Thursday January 5, 2017 6:00 am PST by
Promise Technology today unveiled the latest version of its Apollo Cloud personal cloud storage device, which offers 2TB of storage for $199. The 2TB Apollo Cloud joins the original 4TB model which is priced at $249. The Apollo Cloud is designed to combine the ease of use of the cloud with the security of local storage, making network-attached storage simple and accessible for anyone. The...
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CES 2016: Promise Technology Unveils Private Cloud Storage Bank 'Apollo'

Monday January 4, 2016 7:36 am PST by
High performance storage solutions company Promise Technology today announced its first foray into the consumer electronics market with the Apollo storage bank. The new device lets users, and a personal circle of private members, store and share data collected in the Apollo with the help of a companion app available to download from the iOS and Google Play App Stores. With the Apollo app,...