Instagram Goes Up Against Vine Adds Video Support

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Instagram recently updated its iPhone app with video support, enabling more than 130 million users to upload and share video clips on Instagram. Video sharing comes to Instagram as Twitter’s Vine has become increasingly popular to share short clips with loops. Facebook unveiled Instagram’s video sharing feature with enhancements such as brand new filters for video and even adding “cinematic … Read More

Walmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

Walmart Scan Pay Go iPhone App

According to a report from Reuters, Walmart is expanding its ‘Scan & Go’ Self-checkout system to over 200 of its retail stores. The system, which is similar to Apple’s own EasyPay system is modeled around iOS devices and allows customers of Walmart stores to pay for their shopping items at a checkout station while exiting the store. For now, “Scan … Read More

Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Apple’s new Passbook feature, introduced with the latest iOS 6 is compatible with a host of apps on the Apple App Store, and is capable of storing boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescription, putting them all in one place for easy access. Upon release of the new Passbook app on iPhones and iPod touches, the only airlines that … Read More

Starbucks Adds Passbook Support to Its iPhone App, As Promised

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Late last month, following the release of iOS 6, Starbucks promised its customers that Passbook support would be arriving at the end of September. Although the Seattle based company was slightly late on its promise, support for Apple’s Passbook was added in an update to the Starbucks iPhone app. Customers can now store gift cards and use QR codes on … Read More

Google Adds Street View to Web-Based Google Maps for iPhone and other Devices

Google Street View Maps iPhone 5

On Thursday, Google added Street View to its new web version of Google Maps. The update allows smartphone users on multiple platforms to get walking and transit directions, and now street view. The update allows iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users to once again use Google Maps on their iPhone, with Apple CEO Tim Cook suggesting that users can open … Read More

Ahead of iOS 6 Release Date Google Launches YouTube app for iPhone

YouTube App for iPhone

Earlier last month, following the release of iOS 6 beta 4, it was revealed that Apple had removed support for a native YouTube application in iOS. The YouTube application was introduced in 2007 alongside the iPod touch, several months after the introduction of the iPhone. On Tuesday, Google released a native YouTube app for the iPhone and released it onto … Read More

ToDo Movies Review – Simple iPhone App That Achieves it’s Purpose

ToDo Movies

Everybody loves lists right, to a greater or lesser extent, the same can be said for movies. So how about an app that combines both! ToDo Movies for iPhone does just that in a single app the enables you to keep a simple list of all the movies that you want to watch. Because this app has a single purpose … Read More

Facebook Releases ‘Pages Manager’ App for iPhone

Facebook’s iPhone app has been in the App Store for a long time, however, the company has expanded certain parts of the application into its own app. Facebook released the Facebook Messenger app last August, expanding the messages feature in the Facebook app. On Monday, Facebook expanded yet another feature, Pages. The company released Pages Manager, an app that allows … Read More

Spotify Releases iPad App for its Streaming Service

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Music streaming service, Spotify, gained popularity in Europe before debuting in the United States last July, allowing users to stream music from major music labels on their Macs, PC’s, and portable devices. Spotify is one of the first streaming services to combine users music libraries, as well as online streaming and allow them to sync their devices. Today we’re extremely … Read More

Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion

Facebook Buys Instagram

Facebook, one of the world’s leading social media websites has moved ahead with plans to solidify their efforts in the editing and distribution of photos by purchasing photography app, Instagram. Instagram, a popular iPhone app, recently added to Android as well was introduced in 2010 for iPhone, and has since grown to include over 30 million registered accounts. Facebook announced … Read More

Etymotic mc3 Headset + Earphones Review – iPhone 4S Accessory

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Etymotic mc3 Headset + Earphones Review – Big Sound and Big Quality are a better than a Big Name Endorsement Although the large over ear headphones seem to be all the rage again thanks specifically to a few big name endorsements I’ve never been a fan of the bulk of them, especially wearing them out and about. So I’ve always … Read More

Google Launches Orkut for iPhone

Orkut iPhone

Google’s Orkut social networking service has finally received an iPhone app. On Wednesday, Google introduced Orkut for iPhone, allowing users of Google’s social networking site, access the service on the go. The official Orkut app for iOS connects you to your friends and family. Now you can send scraps, see your friends updates, upload photos and browse your friends albums … Read More