Apple has confirmed TechCrunch 's purchase of the automation tools workflow . How much money has been spent on the deal, however, the Cupertino Group has so far kept its own.
Workflow: Complex workflows at the push of a button
Workflow allows you to create macros that do complex workflows at the push of a button. For example, appointments from the calendar can be queried, new meetings can be entered, the photos can be edited automatically, or the battery status of the devices can be checked. A positive side effect of the takeover: The formerly 2.99 euro expensive iOS app now available free of charge in the App Store.
The work of an iPhone hacker
Behind the workflow app, which was awarded the Apple Design Award in 2015, is a small team around the young US developer and hobby hacker Ari Weinstein , who once succeeded in the iPhone 3GS the Jailbreak. "We are thrilled to be a part of Apple now," said Weinstein against TechCrunch. "We have always worked closely with Apple and see the great success of workflow in the App Store. We can not wait to get our work to a new level. "With the latest takeover, Apple is underscoring its strategy of buying and building more and more young companies.