Tag Archive: Personalized

Newsbeat delivers news radio personalized to suit you

Having recently snapped up book recommendation tool BookLamp and made moves to acquire podcast recommender startup Swell, Apple clearly realizes the importance of good recommendation algorithms. In that vein, it’s well worth checking out a similar app called Newsbeat, which launched… Read more ›

  The Guardian — a.k.a. the British newspaper known for breaking news of the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013 — has just launched its new and improved iOS app. The upgrade adds a cleaner design, alongside a more personalized user… Read more ›

Apple’s been big on education under Tim Cook’s leadership — whether that be pushing for iPads in schools around the world, or teaching people to code in Apple Stores. Apple’s latest Editors’ Choice in the App Store continues this educational theme,… Read more ›

News Republic — the iOS app which describes itself as the “definitive news app” — has received an upgrade, including several significant improvements. Version 4.0 boasts a fresh, iOS 7 optimized look featuring a new icon and added space in… Read more ›     




Got a last minute Christmas card to send? Greeting Box for Mac is for you. It gives you a fun way to create greeting cards on your Mac. Just add your photos into the card and customize it with loads of artistic design features. With Greeting Box, you can send your personalized warm wishes to your loved ones and better keep in touch with friends. And it’s free on the  [Read More…]

Each month I get my AT&T bill there are usually some small charges hidden away somewhere and I have to hunt through the endless pages of info trying to find out why my bill is off. The cascade of frustration usually results in me calling AT&T asking for an explaination on why this bill is different from last month if I didn’t have any overages.

AT&T customer care is probably tired of  [Read More…]

Now we can really say there’s an app for everything. British Prime Minister David Cameron is more than just an iPad fan. He’s among the new breed of statesmen dubbed “iPad leaders” – political figures and heads of state who use Apple’s touchscreen tablet to conduct business and direct their respective ships of state. The British Telegraph reports that David Cameron’s “personalized iPad app” will help the Prime Minister more efficiently and accurately do his job.  [Read More…]

In an effort to keep up with the entrance of popular magazine-style web readers like the ever popular (and Phil Schiller approved) Flipboard, Google has just released their new app, Currents, for both iOS Android. And our sites Cult of Mac and Cult of Android are both launch partners!   Offering a personalized, magazine-style reading experience on mobile devices that is automatically resized and recromulated depending on the size of the device  [Read More…]

Flipboard released its official iPhone app last night. Many users were frustrated initially with error messages during installation and adding services. The initial surge in traffic caused Flipboard’s servers to buckle under the strain, but the app came back online for most people this morning and it’s been working fine for me since. After playing with Flipboard on the iPhone, I love the way that it aggregates my news  [Read More…]