App Store Nears 250,000 Apps. Facebook Hits 100 Million

Facebook, which some would claim is probably the most used service on iPhone (via the Facebook app particularly), has passed 100 Million active users this weekend. Coincidentally that is close to the total number of iOS Devices that Apple has sold. Meanwhile Apple’s own iTunes App Store now boasts close to 250,000 Apps currently in its storefront, and has had … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApp Store Nears 250,000 Apps. Facebook Hits 100 Million

Dunk for iPhone : A Super Stylish Dribbble Feed Viewer

Dunk for iPhone

Dunk for iPhone Rating: 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 to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDunk for iPhone : A Super Stylish Dribbble Feed Viewer

Is iPad Gaming Still Born? What can we hope for in the future?

Apple iPad Keynote Games Launch

The iPad is an unmitigated success. It has grabbed the hearts of consumers and TV personalities alike. Early in its life the likes of Colbert clutched a pre-production model at the Grammy Awards. Consumers in the US and 20 other countries, cannot get enough units of the device. And recently I marvelled at the number of Formula 1 racing drivers … Read More

Stephen NorthcottIs iPad Gaming Still Born? What can we hope for in the future?

Pocket God Hits Monumental Three-Million Sales Mark

SAN FRANCISCO – Aug. 5, 2010: Bolt Creative today announced that its widely popular deity simulator,Pocket God, has now surpassed the three-million download mark and continues to be one of the best-selling apps of all time. If you were to lay down three million great white sharks (with freaking laser beams of course) from nose to tail, they’d stretch from New … Read More

Ravin MohindruPocket God Hits Monumental Three-Million Sales Mark

Readdle Celebrates Third Anniversary. Win Free iPad

Well-known application developer for iOS, Readdle today celebrates its third anniversary. In celebration, Readdle is offering a time-limited discount on all Readdle products. Price reductions will take effect for 48 hours starting August 1st. Additionally, Readdle is giving away three iPads to its Twitter followers. During these years, Readdle has achieved industry recognition as a strong developer of business applications for the iPhone and iPad owners.

Ravin MohindruReaddle Celebrates Third Anniversary. Win Free iPad

MaxiVista turns Your iPad into a Second PC Monitor

Turning my iPad into a second monitor was one of the first things I did with it. Luckily there are a number of apps of varying quality on the App Store that allow you to do so. I actually wrote my own in the end, because they weren’t quite up to my needs at the time. It was also a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMaxiVista turns Your iPad into a Second PC Monitor

Create apps for Android with Google’s ‘App Inventor’

Apple’s app store over the past two years has seen substantial growth in the number of developers developing for the iOS devices. In a recent report AppStore HQ revealed some interesting numbers which show that there are around 43,000 active developers for the iOS platform and just around 10,000 developers for the Android platform. The availability of quality apps for the iPhone, … Read More

RavinCreate apps for Android with Google’s ‘App Inventor’

Calendars Review: iCal for Google Calendar on the iPhone

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Calendars Rating: The best way to describe Calendars for iPhone and iPod Touch is that is it iCal for Google services. Aesthetically it is less garish than iCal. Which is a good thing. The colors used for the GUI tend to be less bright, and more pastel in shade. Functionality is almost the same as iCal. And graphically there is a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottCalendars Review: iCal for Google Calendar on the iPhone

Facebook Updates iPhone App. Disappoints iPad Users

It is amazing to think that 55 Million Facebook users can almost do whatever it is that they do on Facebook’s website from their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. With 100 million Apple iDevices in the wild that means that more than 50% of iDevice users out there are on Facebook, and they are accessing the service on the move … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFacebook Updates iPhone App. Disappoints iPad Users

Is iPhone 4 FaceTime The Video Calling Revolution?

FaceTime Video Call iPhone 4

When the iPhone 4 prototype seemed to drop from heaven to us mortals in a bar in Redwood City, California one of the immediate take-aways was the forward-facing camera. Long listed as a must-have accessory on the checklists of tech pundits everywhere, it seemed like we were just on the tip of some undefined video calling revolution. A future defined … Read More

Erin PetersonIs iPhone 4 FaceTime The Video Calling Revolution?

Apple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

The ever changing iPhone Developer Agreement has again been amended. Earlier this year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the agreement to exclude interpreted code. This was done to keep Adobe Flash-based applications out of the App Store. Adobe had created a compiler and released it as part of its CS4 suite of development tools that took programs developed in Flash and turned them … Read More

Erin PetersonApple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

Google (GOOG) Mobile Search iPhone App Store Links Go Live

Google announced earlier this week that they would show iPhone App Store links at the top of their mobile search results. Clicking on one of those search results takes you directly to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store. Once there users can view the application’s listing, creators name and user reviews. At the moment this feature is only available for US users, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottGoogle (GOOG) Mobile Search iPhone App Store Links Go Live

Apple axes iPad and iPhone apps that act like Desktops

myframe iPad

An Australian App Store developer who previously espoused the virtues of Apple’s App Store model in a blog post with the title “Sorry Media, But Apple Isn’t Evil,” is today eating his words. It seems that Apple are carrying out one of their purges of the App Store, but this time it seems that it’s somewhat unusual. Reading between the lines … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple axes iPad and iPhone apps that act like Desktops

Apple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

White iPhone 4

As I look out the window here it’s a beautiful, sunny Summer day. So why does it feel like Christmas is about to arrive? Well, anyone tuned into the Apple universe will tell you that’s the way we feel every year before the WWDC keynote. Apple always arrives with a big sack of goodies for us. So what do our … Read More

Erin PetersonApple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

iPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up

iPhone OS 4 News

Apple’s WWDC 2010 is scheduled to kick off on June 07 and Steve Jobs is widely rumored to unveil the new iPhone 4G / HD. If you have been following news reports and rumors about the new iPhone 4G then you would probably have a very clear picture of how the next iPhone will look and  know the exact hardware … Read More

RaviniPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up