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, […]

Google Play Books Android Update Brings More Features

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For those who have been using Google Play Books as their dedicated e-book reading application on Android smartphones and tablets due to integration with the e-books catalog on the Play Store, there is some good news. The Play Books app has been updated with a host of new features, allowing Android users to have the […]

Skitch Comes to iPhone, Updates iPad and Mac Apps

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Skitch hit the iPhone today while also receiving an update to the iPad and Mac apps. The app works with Evernote, the new owner of the communication tool, and integrates further with Evernote. Evernote is an information collection and organization tool that syncs between just about every modern platform available today. The Skitch app update brought […]

Google Maps App Submission for iOS Likely False

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There has been rumors that since Apple has retooled its mapping app on the iPhone to eschew the Google service in favor of its homegrown service that Google would submit a Google Maps app for iOS as a competing app. However, according to The Loop‘s Jim Dalrymple, that may not be the case as Dalrumple claims that the […]

Facebook Testing Auto Photo Upload Feature for Android Users

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In a bid to compete with Google’s Google+ social networking tool for photo uploads and Apple’s Photostream feature, Facebook is now slowly rolling out a new photo upload feature for Android users. Select users have begun to notice that there is now an option for photos to automatically be uploaded to a private ‘Synced from […]

Google Snaps Up Snapseed to Take On Facebook, Instagram

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Now that Facebook has acquired photo-sharing social network Instagram with its Android and iOS apps that add filters to instantly give life to even poorly captured photographs, Google is taking action to stay competitive in the social network game with its own acquisition to grow its own Google+ network. The Internet search giant has agreed […]

Fieldrunners 2 HD for iPad Now Available: Loads of Fun

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I loved Fieldrunners, the original tower defense game for the iPad, so when they released version 2 for the iPhone I couldn’t wait for it to show on my iPad. This week it did and the game really adds some visually beautiful screens. Gamers also get more levels to try with interesting new screens to […]

Vintagio Helps iPhone Users Make Vintage Films

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A new video app from MacPhun called Vintagio promises to turn iPhone videos into nice vintage quality videos with filters and audio soundtracks. We’ve got samples that show pretty interesting results created with this app. It’s on sale now for just $.99 in the iTunes App Store. Vintagio takes the videos an iPhone user creates […]

Welcome Home Makes It Easy to Switch to Nokia Lumia Windows Phone

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One of the biggest complaints that I’ve heard about switching from one smartphone ecosystem to another is finding the right apps that you currently own to create a consistent workflow experience. For instance, if you’re an Instagram and Facebook user, you’ll want the same app–or comparable apps–on whatever platform you decide to switch to. The […]