Apple Looking to Buy ‘The Fancy’ to Allow Its Customers to Buy More Online


With iOS 6, Apple debuted its foray into the digital wallet space with PassBook, which holds boarding passes, tickets, and coupons. However, unlike rival Android’s Google Wallet, PassBook doesn’t actually allow users the ability to purchase goods and services directly with the app despite Apple having stored over 400 million credit cards on files with […]

SoFit Mobile Makes Fitness Social, Rewarding


Just in time for the London 2012 Summer Olympics, SoFit is launching its mobile app to make fitness more social and fun. According to the company, the app “revolutionizes fitness through social connections, rewards and charitable donations.” The free app is now available in the iPhone App Store as well as Google’s Android Play Store. […]

New Facebook App Update on Android Allows Use of Front-Facing Cam


Facebook had recently published an update to the Google Play Store for Android users with a number of bug fixes and security improvements. However, the chief feature on the change log is the ability for users to use the front-facing camera. This will allow users to capture self-portraits easily and post it to the social […]

Slice 2.0 Slices and Dices Online Shopping Habits, Tracks Packages

Slice 2.0 for iPhone personal finance

Slice offers automated purchase and package tracking to iPhone and Android users in a free, feature rich package. Slice is the easiest way to manage online shopping, which is why it’s installed on every one of my mobile devices. The app connects to Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, iCloud and Hotmail accounts to detect online purchases which are categorized […]

iOS 6’s Maps App May Also Come to OS X


Apple may be looking at porting the mobile Maps app for iOS 6 to its desktop OS X operating system in the future. A recently discovered code dump by Technically Personal reveals that there are lines of codes with references to Intel graphics chipsets that are found on Mac hardware, suggesting that Apple may bring its in-house […]

The Best Way to Organize iPhone Apps & Folders


Organizing the apps on the iPhone is a task that while unpleasant is necessary to keep things simple and usable. Most iPhone owners have more than just four or five apps installed on their iPhone, and organizing them on the iPhone can be a pain. Here is an easy way to organize the apps from […]

Facebook for iPhone Will Greatly Improve Next Month

The Facebook for iPhone app has its issues.

Facebook will reportedly launch a major update for its Facebook for iPhone app that will address speed issues that users have been having. According to the New York Times blog Bits, Facebook will release a completely rebuilt iPhone application next month that will be all about speed. The application itself, the user interface and the […]

Instagram 2.5 for iPhone and iPad Launches

Instagram 2.5 for iPhone and iPad Launches

Instagram has released its first update for the iPhone and iPad since it was acquired by Facebook for $1 billion back in April of this year. The update brings quite a few new features and enhancements along with it which should please those with an iPhone or iPad who have felt that an update has […]

Consmr for iPhone Delivers Yelp-like Reviews For the Products You Buy

consmr barcode scanning for ipHone

Trying a new brand or a new item at the grocery store is a gamble, and while Consmr for iPhone can’t guarantee a perfect match it can help shoppers avoid duds and find new products that rock. Much like Yelp delivers restaurant and attraction reviews from a range of users, Consmr puts product reviews at our fingertips while shopping […]

Car Makers Think Apple Overly Optimistic With Siri Eyes Free


Prior to the start of Apple’s WWDC developer conference, we’ve been hearing rumors that Steve Jobs had plans on revolutionizing the television and auto industries, something that Apple has so far not had huge presence in. At WWDC, Apple unveiled clues to what Jobs may have been thinking with a new mapping app that offered […]

Did Google Update Google Wallet App in Preparation for Nexus 7 Tablet?


It looks like the Google’s mobile wallet app just received an update on Google’s Play Store. The Google Wallet app is now available for download and though Google did not detail all the features of its NFC-enabled payment app, it does hint at what Google may have in store for a Google I/O announcement this […]

Facebook Announces Android, iOS App Center Launches


After a leaked screenshot of Facebook’s App Center for iOS had appeared early yesterday, the social network giant announced that the official App Center has indeed launched with over 600 apps available for both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android mobile platforms. App Center features both mobile and web apps and the company says that the […]

TomTom Making the Jump to Android This Summer


While Google and Apple have been stealing the mapping spotlight with rumors of a bitter feud that will see Apple kick Google to the curb with iOS 6, major navigation player TomTom, which was among one of the earliest GPS manufacturers to arrive on Apple’s iOS platform to deliver voice guided turn-by-turn driving instructions, will […]

Nokia Adds Social to Nokia Maps for Windows Phone


The Nokia Maps app for Windows Phone is now in version 2.0 and along with the upgrade in version number, Nokia has also added some new features to its maps app. Nokia is now adding a social layer and crowd sourcing some of reviews of places and destinations. The new Nokia Maps 2.0 app now […]

Pandora Anticipates Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release With New App Update


Pandora has just released an app update for its music streaming service on Google’s Play Store in anticipation for Google’s next-generation and still unannounced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Among the changes for the new Pandora app version listed is “compatibility support for upcoming Android OS,” though Pandora did not specify the specific OS […]

In-App Subscriptions Opens the Doors for Android


In a blog post to developers, Google announced that the Android platform now supports in-app subscription, which will allow developers to more easily monetize additional content and services to users. This would allow developers to continue to build and expand existing apps and automatically charge users for new features. Google says that developers can set […]

Skype for Nokia Lumia 610 Pulled from Windows Phone Marketplace

Skype for Nokia Lumia 610 Pulled from Windows Marketplace

Bad news for Nokia Lumia 610 owners as Nokia has gone ahead and pulled the cord on the Skype client for the budget device. In a statement made to WeLoveWP, courtesy of WMPowerUser, the company confirmed that it had yanked Skype for the Lumia 610 from the Windows Marketplace because the user experience wasn’t ‘up […]

Hulu Plus Update Brings Improved AirPlay, Retina Display Support

Hulu Plus Update Brings Retina Support for New iPad

Hulu for iOS has finally been updated to support the Retina Display on the new iPad. The application has been updated to version 2.5 and the update brings quite a bit along with it. First and foremost, those who are rocking Apple’s new third-generation iPad will now have support for the device’s Retina Display. This […]

Comedy Central and MTV Headed to Time Warner Cable Live TV Apps


The Time Warner Cable app for iPad streams live TV to the iPad, iPhone and Android devices anywhere on your home network, and it’s about the get better thanks to the inclusion of Viacom channels. The Time Warner Cable app launched with Viacom channels like Comedy Central and MTV, but legal problems soon prevented subscribers […]