Pandora Anticipates Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release With New App Update

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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

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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

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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 […]

Why Pretty Matters in App Design

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Yesterday Google launched a new iPhone version of its Google+ App. Uncharacteristically this is a departure for Google. If you read about the App launch around the web you’ll see it described as everything from pretty to gorgeous. I’d have to agree. Some are even saying that this might make them use Google+ more. Given […]

SlideWriter Bringing Better Text Selection to iPad (Video)

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Selecting and editing text on the iPad is a pain, but a new app called SlideWriter aims to make it simple. Last week Daniel Hooper’s iPad text editing demo showed an easy way to select text on the iPad. Over the weekend, hackers released an iPad jailbreak app that offers this functionality to jailbroken iPad users, […]

How to Use Google Drive on the iPad

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There’s no Google Drive iPad app available from Google, and the mobile version of the Google Drive service fails to load on the iPad more often than not. There are a number of ways to use Google Drive on the iPad while we wait for an official Google Drive iPad app. GoodReader for iPad is […]

NHL PrePlay Lets You Experience the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on iPad

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At my house watching sports and using your iPad go together so Molson Canadian NHL PrePlay wants to take advantage of this phenomena with an interesting companion app that lets you use your hockey knowledge and prognostication skills while you watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs. If you’re a hockey fan, then you’re likely to watch […]

How to Use Google Drive on the iPhone

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Google Drive doesn’t have an official iPhone app and the mobile web version fails more often than not, but there is a better way to access Google Drive on the iPhone. GoodReader is an iPhone app that connects to many online cloud storage and syncing service including Google Docs, which is now Google Drive. Google Drive is […]

Skype for Windows Phone Exits Beta

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Windows Phone owners had an unexpected surprise this weekend as Microsoft-owned VoIP service Skype released its app to users. The app, which was previously in beta, could now be downloaded officially from Windows Phone Marketplace on Windows Phone handsets, such as the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Some new features on the […]

Spotify for Android Beta Is A Much Needed Update

Spotify for Android Beta Is A Much Needed Update

Spotify is a great music streaming service, but its mobile apps were never very good. The Android app, in particular, needed a lot of work. Spotify has finally released an update for Spotify for Android as a beta. Spotify announced the new Spotify for Android beta isn’t available in the Google Play Store yet, but […]

9 Essential Apps for Blogging from the iPad

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The iPad is not the ideal tool for blogging, but with the right selection of apps it’s easy to post from the iPad. I would hate to blog from the iPad everyday, but these apps allow me to compose and post full articles to GottaBeMobile and my personal blog when it’s not easy to grab […]

Office for iPad: CloudOn Attempts Full Featured Office on iPad

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The official Microsoft Office for iPad app remains missing in action, but that doesn’t mean that corporate users are without options. CloudOn is the latest Office for iPad service to emerge, competing with Onlive Desktop for a place on corporate users’ iPads. (Read: 5 Office for iPad Alternatives) Unlike many of the Office iPad alternatives, […]

Microsoft Office Now Hitting Nokia’s Symbian Handsets

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The official mobile version of Microsoft’s Office suite was previously limited to Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows Mobile platforms, but thanks to a partnership with Nokia, Symbian users will now be able to get the productivity franchise on their Nokia Belle or Anna handsets. Creating and editing capabilities will be available through Word and Excel […]

Stride Jailbreak Utility Brings Natural Drawing to iPhone Unlock

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A new jailbreak utility called Stride, which is available in the jailbreak app store called Cydia for $2.99, brings natural drawing to iPhone unlocking. Rather than prompting users for a PIN or alphanumeric passcode, jailbroken iOS users can now draw their gestures on the phone’s display to unlock their devices. The feature is similar to […]

What Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Means for Users

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Hot on the heels of Instagram for Android’s release, Facebook announced that it has acquired Instagram for $1 billion in stock options. Instagram is a photo editing and sharing app for Android and iPhone which allows users to apply artistic filters to photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Instagram is also a growing social […]

RIM to Stop App Sideloading on BlackBerry PlayBook to Curb Piracy

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In an effort to curtail piracy of apps, Research in Motion will roll out a new software update at some point in the future that would remove the ability for users to side load applications, though that capability will remain in some form for developers for the platform. Sideloading is a process that allows users […]