Sunday, September 20, 2015
Developer Marco Arment has announced he will be pulling his popular ad-blocker app Peace from the App Store, citing a crisis of conscience. As of this morning, Peace was the most popular paid app on iOS — but the rush to block mobile ads had drawn significant criticism from writers and publishers (including our own Nilay Patel) who depend on ad revenue to survive.
Read more www.theverge.com
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Adblock Plus, the popular (or unpopular depending upon which side you are in) ad-blocking software has released a standalone mobile browser for iOS, just like how it did with Android a couple of months ago. The company has been promoting the software as a way to block ads whilst browsing webpages, additionally it also claims to protect users from malware and also help them optimise the device performance.
Read more techpp.com
Friday, September 04, 2015
One of the standout features of Google Maps that other mapping apps just can’t compete with is Street View, Google’s feature for viewing imagery that gives you an immersive, 360-degree, street-level view of roads and retail stores. Now, Google is launching a standalone app for Street View that will let you access and contribute imagery without having to go through Google Maps:
Read more 9to5mac.com
A new update to Google Drive for iOS brings a couple notable, highly-requested features to the app. Included in the update, users will now be able to select multiple files at once in order to perform an action like saving for offline, adding a star to important files, or rearranging and organizing. The new feature is something that has long been requested by users and makes managing and sharing multiple files at once much easier than in the past.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Monday, August 10, 2015
Microsoft Translator app: One can type or speak the word or phrase to be translated. In response, the app shows the translated text on the screen and then speaks it too.
Read more www.financialexpress.com
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Apple and IBM today unveiled 10 new enterprise apps across several industries including tools for government inspectors, business travelers and managers, and field service professionals for the first time. The latest apps bring the number of iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch apps built for the enterprise under Apple’s IBM MobileFirst for iOS partnership to 32 in total.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Thursday, July 02, 2015
We’re fans of Citymapper, the realtime public transport app for iOS, Android and the Web. Its latest update for iOS brings its smart assistant GO to the platform (it debuted on Android back in May) and adds a cluster of new features as well as new cities.
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Saturday, June 06, 2015
If you’re a Nikon photographer using iOS devices, you may be in for a treat in the near future. Rumor has it that Nikon and Apple are currently collaborating on a secret new iOS app for Nikon cameras. Nikon Rumors wrote back in early March that app engineers at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California, were working with Nikon USA on a “secret project.”
Read more petapixel.com
Monday, June 01, 2015
This App offers access to NOAA marine vector charts, freshwater lake maps, USACE inland river maps (HD/1ft/3ft bathymetry included where available). First marine GPS app to have route assistance with Voice Prompts for marine navigation. You can create new boating routes or import existing GPX/KML routes. It supports Nautical Charts course up orientation. Includes Tide & Currents prediction.
Read more www.iosnoops.com
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. “Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?” he asks. But in this case, the person is not a panhandler. The beggar is a PhD.
Read more techcrunch.com
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Just because you don’t get to wear a chef’s hat for your daily job, it doesn’t mean you can’t pretend to be one in your own kitchen. Whether it’s finding the perfect recipe or putting together a winning shopping list, the iPhone can make you an award-winning chef, at least in your own home. All you need is a little bit of help from these must-have apps for cooking.
Read more appadvice.com
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Cortana could tell a mobile phone user when to leave for the airport, days after it read an email and realized the user was planning a flight. It would automatically check flight status, determine where the phone is located using GPS, and checking traffic conditions. None of the individual steps are a breakthrough, but creating an artificial intelligence that can stitch together the processes marks a breakthrough in usefulness, Microsoft says.
Read more www.dnaindia.com
Thursday, March 12, 2015
iPhone/Mac: We’ve seen apps that unlock and lock your Mac from your iPhone before, but Tether is not only one of the easiest to use tools out there, it’s also free. After you download and install the Mac app and iOS iPhone app, you’ll pair together your phone and computer using Bluetooth.
Read more lifehacker.com
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Media player VLC is making its triumphant return to the App Store. The versatile media player returns with some important new features, including native support for Plex Media Servers, custom URL schemes, and much more.
Read more www.imore.com
It is now possible to send end-to-end encrypted group, text, picture, and video messages between Signal on iPhone and TextSecure on Android, all without SMS and MMS fees. Signal 2.0 blends private phone calls and private messaging into a single frictionless interface, allowing you to focus on what’s important by quickly organizing your conversations using an inbox/archive work flow.
Read more whispersystems.org
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Fresh Air is the first weather app I’ve used that I actually wanted to look at for more than a few seconds. That’s because Fresh Air turns the weather and upcoming forecast into something you can dive into and explore, rather than the traditional static list of temperatures and conditions accompanied by a weather animation in the background.
Read more uk.businessinsider.com
Monday, February 23, 2015
When the young people of Tokyo want to go shopping, they head for Harajuku. A fabled wellspring of youth culture, the neighborhood offers international retail chains on its main streets and tiny purveyors of bleeding-edge fashion in its back alleys.
Read more www.fastcompany.com
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Do Button, as it’s name implies, lets you toggle smart home systems with a single touch. From making a Nest or Evohome crank the heating up to a set temperature to making your Hue lights change to a specific shade of purple, the Do Button is a one-touch-does-all service.
Read more recombu.com
Saturday, January 31, 2015
For years, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad owners have cast the green eye of envy in the direction of Android users, whose relatively more open operating system allowed for all manner of customization, including the ability to swap out software keyboards at the tap of a button.
Read more www.techradar.com
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Microsoft has planned new mobile versions of Outlook that make use of the technology it acquired in last year’s $200 million purchase of email startup Accompli. The company on Thursday is releasing an iOS version of Outlook and a preview version of Outlook for Android, both of which use Accompli’s tech as well as a fairly significant amount of work by the team over the last 60 days.
Read more http://recode.net