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 […]

Credit Karma Review: Free Credit Score & Monitoring on the iPhone

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Credit Karma for the iPhone is a free app that offers a free credit score and real-time credit score tracking with alerts. Unlike the many sites that promise a free credit score and charge hidden monthly fees, Credit Karma is free, making money if users sign up for loans through the Credit Karma website. For […]

Leaked Gmail 4.2 for Android Reveals Pinch to Zoom, Swipe Gestures

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Google may be working on a new version of the Gmail app for Android users, bringing the app to version 4.2 and adding new features such as pinch to zoom and swiping gestures. With Google slated to announce the LG-made Nexus 4 (previously rumored to be called the Optimus Nexus) later this month, this new […]

Parallels Mobile Review: Using Parallels to Run Windows 8 on iPad

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The Parallels Mobile App and Parallels Desktop 8 make it possible to run Windows 8 on the iPad. Parallels offers access to Windows 8, Windows 7 and other operating systems on the iPad by combining virtualization and remote log in functionality. I recently reviewed Parallels Desktop 8 at Notebooks, and really like the tool. Parallels 8 for Mac […]

Native Facebook App for Android Nearing Release

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After having released a native app for Apple’s iOS platform, Facebook promised that a native Android version was being developed. It looks like the Android version of the social networking platform is now closer to release as insider sources to Engadget have revealed that Facebook is now in the process of final testing the Android app. […]

Apple Maps 80% More Data Efficient Than Google Maps

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While Apple Maps has been a sore point for Tim Cook and team on iOS 6, Apple’s home-built mapping app and service uses 80 percent less data than the rival Google Maps, which has appeared on the iOS platform and the iPhone since inception. When Apple announced iOS 6 and debuted the iPhone 5, it […]

Apple Ended Google Maps Contract One Year Early and Surprised Google

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Google was reportedly caught off guard and surprised when Apple had announced its plans to stop using the Internet giant’s mapping service a year earlier than the contract was set to end. Instead, with iOS 6, Apple had unveiled a replacement Maps app that eschewed Google’s backend mapping service in favor of Apple’s home-grown service, […]