[rating: 4/5] Localscope, by Cynapse, is a search/navigation app that carries the best features of all the other location-based apps in the App Store. Localscope takes advantage of informational sites like Bing & Google while also taking advantage of information on social sites like Twitter and Foursquare to give you the best results. Location-based apps come a dime a dozen and … Read More
Dunk for iPhone [rating: 5/5] Dribbble is a “show and tell” web site for designers and other creative types. The idea behind it being that you share sneak peaks of your current projects. Your peers will then give you feedback on your work, and you can respond in kind. Being invitation only Dribbble is chock full of arty people who want … Read More
Washington based Logic Consulting today announces Gyro Air Drums 1.0, a virtual drum set simulator for the iPhone 4. Gyro Air Drums uses the iPhone 4 gyroscope sensor to put the player in the center of a virtual air drum set. The iPhone is the drumstick and the drums exist in a 300 degree setup around the user. By leveraging the MEMS gyroscope in addition to existing accelerometer, Gyro Air Drums transforms all the sensor data into an enhanced, fun drumming experience for the user.
Global Delight today announces Camera Plus Pro 2.5, an update to their popular camera/photography app for iPhone and iPod touch. Hailed by the New York Times as “the best of the bunch”, the immensely popular Camera Plus Pro now has compatibility for the iPhone 4’s newest features. Version 2.5 includes an elegant new Wi-fi sharing feature, Bing image search, and full integration with the iPhone 4’s LED flash and front facing camera and much more.
Calcbot [rating: 2/5] The app store has hundreds of different calculator apps. The specialized calculators such as the graphing calculators, builder’s calculators, and engineering calculators all provide features not found in the native iPhone calculator app. The rest of the apps which seems to be nothing more than different user interfaces for the same basic calculator have always made me question … Read More
UK based Intelligenti today announces Mirror Cam 1.0, a free, brand new app for iPhone 4. Designed to make full use of the iPhone 4 front facing camera, Mirror Cam allows you to look at yourself while surrounded by many different frames. See what you look like in an antique frame, as a Spaceman, and more. Imitate a fighter pilot, a medieval knight, or a famous celebrity with your own backstage makeup mirror. Just swipe left or right from frame to frame, tap the screen and then save the picture.
iLookFunny – The fun photo booth for iPhone [rating: 2.5/5] The iPhone 4’s new front facing camera brings with it a slew of new possibilities in photography applications. While there is no doubt that its main usage will be for chatting applications (such as FaceTime), many apps have been popping up that are using the front facing camera as a photobooth. … Read More
In Part 1 of my iPhone 4 Initial Impressions article I discussed my view of Multitasking, The Retina Display, The iPhone 4’s Cameras, and finally Signal Issues with Apple’s new iPhone. In Part 2 we looked at iMovie for iPhone, Location Awareness, The iPhone 4’s Gyroscope, and The Glass Case of the iPhone 4. Yesterday we took a look at … Read More
Apple today updated their MobileMe Gallery App for iPhone & iPod touch. Version 1.1.1 now allows you to download higher resolution images on iPhone 4 when connected to a Wi-Fi network and also includes various bug fixes. MobileMe Gallery is a free app which enables members of MobileMe service to view pictures on their iDevice. Features — View your entire gallery including … Read More
During WWDC 2010 Steve Jobs announced the availability of the GM candidate of iOS 4 for iPhone developers and they have been busy testing and optimizing their apps for the latest version of iPhone and iPod touch software. iOS 4 will bring Multitasking which has been one of the most anticipated features for the iPhone and iPod touch. Apple is implementing Multitasking support … Read More
TidBITS is reporting some more details about iMovie for iPhone. It seems that iMovie for iPhone should more accurately be titled iMovie for iPhone 4. The movie editing package for the iPhone will only be available for the iPhone 4 when it is released. The details they have are as follows : It is a no-go on the iPhone 3GS, … Read More