Remember the app Dark Sky? If youâ€™re outside the U.S., what youâ€™ll remember is the frustration of not being able to use its amazing real-time rain warnings, which would literally tell you when it would rain on your location in the next hour or so.
Now, the developers of Dark Sky have come out with Forecast, which works anywhere in the world, and will run on Android, iOS, the desktop, anywhere. How? Itâ€™s [Read More...]
My huge 27-inch iMac is currently hanging on the wall thanks to a VESA mount and adapter, which means Iâ€™m intimately familiar with the heavy aluminum leg that used to hold it up. I have been looking for something to do with it other than using it to gather up dust under my bed, and now I think I have it: An oversized iPad stand.
Or I could just give Bluelounge $ [Read More...]
iPhone app downloads dropped significantly last month following a spike over the holiday season. According to app marketing platform Fiksu, downloads dropped 13% to 5.2 million per day in February, from 6.01 million per day in January.
Fiksu’s Cost Per Loyal User IndexÂ also showed that app marketing costs had fallen as well. Publisher acquisition costs for users that open the app three times or more fell from $ 1.56 in January to [Read More...]
Bye-bye sweet iPad blogging setupâ€¦ For now.
As I never tire of telling people, I do all my work using an iPad. Research, communication, writing and photo editing â€“ all of these are now second nature for me on both the iPad mini and the full-sized iPad 3. I love the portability, I love the stripped-down â€œworkflowâ€ which lets me get stuff done way faster than I can on the Mac, mostly due to [Read More...]
Last year it seemed as though everyone was certain Amazon would follow up the success of the Kindle Fire with an Amazon branded smartphone to take on the iPhone. Instead, Jeff Bezos unleashed the Kindle Fire HD on the world.
The rumor mill is back with more Amazon smartphone rumors, as a new report claims Amazon is getting close to finishing its smartphone that will launch later this year.
According to the [Read More...]
EA’s on the loose with a machete, and it’s been slashing App Store prices like you wouldn’t believe. The company has reduced 55 of its best iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch games by as much as 90% for a limited time. Check out the massive list of titles below and grab yourself a bargain.
Tetris for iPad â€”Â $ 2.99Â â†’ $ 0.99 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 â€”Â $ 2.99Â â†’ $ [Read More...]
Bob Herbold is not impressed with Tim Cook. Not at all.
Apple’s stock hasn’t been doing too well lately. While many analysts think the problem is that Apple hasn’t released any new products in months, Microsoft’s former COO thinks it’s more of a leadership problem.
In a recent article, former Microsoft COO, Bob Herbold claimed the problem with Apple is that it [Read More...]
Gmail is already one of the best email apps on iOS and it’s getting just a little bit better today. Google just released an update for the native Gmail app for iOS.
The new Gmail for iOS app comes with a couple of new features, including the ability to swipe left and right to move between messages, and better editing options forÂ a batch ofÂ multipleÂ emails.
Here are the full release notes:
There are all kinds of little tricks developers can use to try to get their app to gain some recognition in the App Store, but Matt Henderson inadvertently discovered that naming your app ‘Butt Crack’ can reap unfathomable rewards.
When Henderson released his new app called Rego, he noticed that for some reason, the app had some massiveÂ BrazilianÂ appeal. Over 25% of all downloads came from Brazil, which was strange considering there’s no [Read More...]
If you paid a couple thousand dollars for your Mac, but youâ€™re currently not taking advantage of its hidden features, then youâ€™ve wasted a lot of money. Your Mac has a ton of useful capabilities â€“ donâ€™t let those features go to waste. Especially when theyâ€™re going to directly benefit your life by saving hundreds of hours over the course of a year.
Have you ever found yourself doing tedious [Read More...]