AT&T Enters Home Security Market With Connected Sensors

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To further AT&T‘s vision of the connected lifestyle, the U.S. 4G LTE wireless carrier is looking to enter the home security market with its own prepackaged solutions that will allow smartphone and tablet customers to monitor their homes while away. Though various components of the AT&T package have been available for some time through various […]

Auxo: The iOS 6 Jailbreak App Switcher Apple Should Buy for iOS 7

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The iOS App switcher remains mostly unchanged for the past several years, but a new iOS 6 jailbreak app called Auxo delivers a better iOS app switcher to jailbroken devices. Auxo is a working version of the iOS app switcher concept we saw earlier this year in The Verge forums. The concept is now close […]

Instagram Founder: Your Photos Are Your Photos

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After an enormous backlash from users who believed that the company’s change of its Terms of Service would permit it to sell user photos, Instagram founder Kevin Systrom has clarified the company’s new policy saying that the photos users upload to Instagram are their photos and that the company will not, as was previously thought, […]

Instagram Alternative: Your Photos Are Yours on Streamzoo

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If you’re looking for an Instagram alternative after finding out the photo sharing site can use your Instagram photos in ads without your permission or without payment for using your photos, you’re not alone. Photo filter apps are a dime a dozen these days, but one of the best Instagram alternatives is Streamzoo. Even better, you can […]

Facebook Nearby to Take On Yelp, Google Local Recommendations

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In a bid to compete against local recommendation sites like Google, which has its own user-generated reviews along with expert reviews via the company’s Zagat acquisition, and Yelp, Facebook has launched a new update to its iOS and Android application to bring a new feature called ‘Nearby.’ Nearby will work in conjunction with your check-ins […]

Color Strokes HD Review: Make Your Photos Pop With This Affordable App

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Color Strokes HD takes an excellent iPhone photo editing app from MacPhun’s and gives it native iPad compatibility. It’s not a universal app, however, so it requires a second purchase. Use it to turn images into black and white, or sepia photos, while allowing a single object or section of the photo to remain in color. Color […]

Android Apps to Run on Windows RT With BlueStacks?

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It looks like for those who are complaining about the dearth of apps available for the Windows RT, one hopeful solution would be BlueStacks, which may create an engine to allow Android apps to run on Microsoft’s tablet platform. According to a comment on the company’s form by employee Deepak Sharma, it looks like the […]

Alien Blue is the Best Reddit iPhone App

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If you spend any amount of time on Reddit on the iPhone, Alien Blue is the app you’ve been waiting for. Alien Blue is a Reddit iPhone app that is optimized for the iPhone 5’s larger screen, offers better linking and conversation tracking than the competition and it’s free. Heavy Reddit users will want to upgrade to […]

Chrome for Android Will Match Version Number on Desktop in 2013

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On a post on its own Google+ social network, Google has commented about the development of the Chrome browser on Android. One of the questions posed was when Chrome on Android would match the version number of Chrome on the desktop since the Android edition is now in build 18 while the desktop has Chrome […]

Google Voice App Finally Updated for iPhone 5, iOS 6

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On Monday, Google’s Google Voice app was finally updated delivering support for Apple’s elongated display on the iPhone 5 and with support for iOS 6. Though the app had been useful before, Google Voice ran in letterbox mode on the iPhone 5’s new 4-inch resolution with black bars appearing at the top and bottom. Now, […]

TeleNav’s Scout is Another Option for Free iPhone Voice GPS Navigation

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TeleNav had just launched an update to its Scout app for iPhone that now delivers free voice-guided turn-by-turn instructions to users. Though not fully optimized for the iPhone 5’s lengthened phone display resolution, Scout works well and provides excellent features, such as spoken street name, voice-guided instructions, and route optimization based on traffic conditions. The […]

Fake Apple Apps Hit Google’s Play Store

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At a cursory glance at Google’s Play Store app storefront, it appears that rival Apple has released of its flagship mobile iWork and iLife apps for the Android platform, including Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Garage Band, iMovie, and iPhoto. However, various news sites and blogs are advising that these apps may be fakes and users should […]

iOS 6 Native Google Maps App Inches Closer to Launch

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With the launch of the iPhone 5 and the debut of the underlying iOS 6 operating system, Apple had abandoned its relationship with Google and removed the Google mapping service that powers the native iOS Maps app. Instead, Apple developed its own mapping solution, which has been met with criticism due to some inaccurate routing […]

Siri Will Help iPhone Owners Buy Movie Tickets When iOS 6.1 Gets Released

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Though iOS 6.1 isn’t yet available for consumers to download, Apple has already seeded the forthcoming version of its mobile operating system to developers. And as such, developers have discovered there is a feature inside iOS 6 that allows consumers to tap Siri‘s voice assistant feature to purchase movie tickets, thus expanding the capabilities of […]

Onavo Count Brings Windows Phone 8’s Data Sense to iPhone

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iPhone users who watched Microsoft’s unveiling of Windows Phone 8 may have noticed an enviable feature called Data Sense, which tracks cellular data usage by apps. Thanks to Onavo, data tracking introduced by Microsoft’s data sense can now be experienced on iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad. With mobile carriers Verizon Wireless and AT&T […]

Instagram Coming to BlackBerry 10?

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There’s been some conflicting news about the state of popular photography app Instagram coming to Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 10 OS when that operating system debuts in 2013. In an earlier report, Venture Beat had stated that its sources have confirmed that Instagram would not be making an appearance on BlackBerry 10, but Crackberry is refuting Venture Beat‘s claims […]

Leaked Info Emerges for Native Google Maps App for iOS 6

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With iOS 6, Apple made the bold and controversial move to switch away from Google’s mapping services for its native iOS Maps app in favor of an Apple-developed back-end service. While the service does have its weak points–like inaccurate mapping–it does have its strong points like being the first version of a native iOS solution […]