Philips Hue lightbulbs have quickly become one of our favorite iPhone accessories for the home. Not only can change your lighting to fit any mood, you can also create light shows with your music, and now Philips is adding some new features to the bulbs to make them even more powerful.
Philips released a new update for its Philips Hue app for iOS today that adds a number of features including geo-fencing, [Read More...]
The RunKeeper apps for Android and iOS have today been updated to add a number of new features, the biggest of which is support for the Pebble smartwatch. Users can now see all kinds of data, such as their pace and the distance they’ve ran, with a quick glance at their wrist while they’re on the go.
That means you no longer have to pull out your smartphone during your run just [Read More...]
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...]
Australian airline Qantas has always been quick to embrace new technology. Back in October 2010, it became one of the first airlines to offer iPads as in-flight entertainment systems, and one of the first to embrace Passbook last November.
Today the company launched a new iPhone app that allows users to search and book flights, findÂ accommodationÂ and store digital boarding passes in Passbook.
The app’s called Qantas Airways, and it’s a free [Read More...]
UK low-cost airline Easyjet â€“ referred to by some Brits as “sleazyjet” â€“ has brought Passbook support to its mobile app. Now you can not only shop for flights with the app, you can check in and have the boarding pass sent to your iPhone’s Passbook app.
I used Passbook for the first time the other day (compatible services aren’t very numerous here in Spain, but the service I used to buy tickets [Read More...]
So patient, so knowledgeable. Swoon!
Consumer Reports, the popular magazine and website for figuring out what consumers think about all sorts of products and services, just published its annual reader survey on computer tech support.
Apple not only claimed the top spot in the list this year, beating out all other computer manufacturers, it got an even better score than it did in last year’s survey.
The [Read More...]
Popular RSS app Reeder received a pretty big update in the App Store today. The iPhone version of Reeder has been updated to version 3.1 with support for Feedbin, a paid Google Reader alternative. RSS feeds can now be manually entered and stored locally in the app as well.
When Google declared that Google Reader is set to shut down on July 1st, Reeder announced that it would be adding Feedbin support [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...]
Got one of Fujifilm’s shiny new X100S rangefinder-style cameras? Or another of the company’s digicams with the fancy X-Trans sensor inside? Then go hit up your Software Update and install the new Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update.
Supported by Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.05
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X100S Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-Pro1
The X-Trans sensor is notable in that it doesn’t lay out its red, green and blue pixels in the standard [Read More...]