Despite being a bitter rival of Apple, Google still makes some of the best iOS apps on the planet. One of my biggest gripes against Google’s apps though has been if you click a link inside Gmail, it opens up a Safari browser version of YouTube or Google Maps rather than opening the app directly.
Google has finally fixed that big annoyance by adding link support to Gmail for YouTube, Google Maps, [Read More...]
Blockbuster has been teetering on the edge of oblivion ever since itsÂ bankruptcyÂ filing in 2010, but after being bought by Dish Network in 2011, the company has begun a push to get back into the movie businesses.
Blockbuster relaunched its streaming video service, Blockbuster On Demand, last year, and the company is finally bringing it to iOS today. Users of the new app can stream movies to their iPhone or iPad. Unlike Netflix’s [Read More...]
The ThinEdge bumper from MyBananaÂ promises to be the world’s slimmest “frame case” for iPhone 5, delivering minimalist protection that doesn’t spoil your handset’s sleek and sexy form factor. It adds just 1mm of thickness to the sides of your device, which is just enough to protect its aluminum edges from dings and scratches.
ThinEdge by MyBanana Category: Bumpers Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 35
The ThinEdge extends [Read More...]
Google promised us it was coming, and after a lengthy Google Now today makes its debut on iOS. It’s available as part of an update to the Google Search app, and it’s exactly what users on Android have been enjoying for the past year.
Google Now is undoubtedly one of the highlights of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and many felt it was a feature that would remain exclusive to Google’s mobile platform. [Read More...]
Many of us thought Twitter was content to watch its Mac app die a slow and painful death, as the company hasn’t updated the app in forever, but new life has been breathed into the app at last.
Twitter just announced an update for the Twitter Mac app that brings Retina display support, better photo sharing, and support for 14 more languages. The app icon also received an update, along with [Read More...]
If you got a $ 15 in the mail for no apparent reason, well, it’s because way back in 2010, Steve Jobs failed in convincing the world at large to “just avoid holding it that way.”
Yes, that cool $ 15 bucks you got in the mail? It’s an Antennagate settlement check.
In case you don’t remember, or don’t know why you didn’t get fifteen bucks, [Read More...]
Last year Tim Cook said that Apple was working on “something really great” for the Mac Pro in 2013, and now it has been revealed that we could see a completely new model as soon as this month.
According to MacDailyNews:
Apple will announce its replacement for the companyâ€™s Mac Pro lineup this month, a source who has been correct about Apple product matters in [Read More...]
Apple has a strict “no porn allowed” policy on the App Store, but what if your softcore porn magazine is also known for its thoughtful writing, its incredible reviews and it’s award-winning journalism?
Simple. You launch your magazine in the App Store without any nudity at all. And that’s just what Playboy is doing.
Called The Good Life, Playboy’s new Newsstand app features exclusive, non-nude content [Read More...]
There’s no denying that Twitterrific 5 is a beautiful third-party Twitter client for the iPhone and iPad, but the app has been lacking a huge feature until today: push notifications. Now that push has become an expected feature in modern Twitter apps, it was only a matter of time before The Iconfactory added it to their app.
You can get push notifications for new mentions, direct messages, favorites, retweets, and followers. The [Read More...]
Independent AsymcoÂ analystÂ Horace Dediu has done some number crunching on the iTunes Store for an upcoming report titled “iTunes Business Review.” What he has found so far is interesting: the iTunes Store has actually started to generate a profit for Apple in recent years.
Apple has never considered the iTunes Store as a money maker but rather a more break-even endeavor that helps sell hardware with high [Read More...]