Scan to Add Movies to Your Netflix Queue with ScanFLX

Netflix is a cheap way to watch movies and TV show seasons, but typing in all of your searches can be a pain — especially if you’re browsing the aisles at Best Buy or Walmart. Enter ScanFLX, a cool new app for the iPhone that scans the barcode of a DVD or Blu Ray and […]

Instagram for Android Registration Open – Early Access to App?

Instagram for Android is on the way, the company has made that clear on several occasions, but now it’s a bit more official. The Instagram Android app isn’t available to download yet, but you can sign up to b the first to know about the launch of Instagram on Android. The Instagram Android sign-up page […]

iPhoto for iOS Hits 1 Million User Mark

iPhoto for iOS Hits 1 Million User Mark

Apple has confirmed to The Loop that iPhoto, the iOS app that the company launched during the new iPad event earlier this month, has topped the one million unique user mark in under 10 days. That total refers to active users and not just those who have downloaded the application. Apple did not release any […]

Nokia Drive 2.0 for Windows Phone Brings Offline Navigation

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Nokia has updated its free voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation app made specifically for the company’s Lumia line of Windows Phone. Now in version 2, Nokia Drive brings a number of new features to the Windows Phone platform, with the most noticeable feature being offline navigation. With offline navigation, users don’t need a constant connection to the […]

iOS 5.1 Brings Tighter Siri-Yelp Integration

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A small, but new, change introduced with Apple’s iOS 5.1 is that Siri is now more integrated with the third-party official Yelp app. Now, when customers click on a Siri result and if they have the Yelp app installed from the App Store, users will be taken to the Yelp app to view the restaurant […]

Sparrow for iPhone Push Notifications Arrive for Jailbroken iPhones

Sparrow for iPhone Push Notifications Arrive for Jailbroken iPhones

Last week, Sparrow for iPhone arrived, an email client that my colleague Josh Smith described as a “nearly perfect email experience.” One of those reasons was that the app lacked push notifications, a feature that the developer says might not arrive for months down the road. Well, we have some good news. And some bad […]

Sparrow for iPhone Review: Nearly Perfect Email Experience

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Sparrow for the iPhone has finally arrived, and with it the ability to use the iPhone to read email; something I haven’t been able to do since I purchased the iPhone 4S in October. Sparrow replaces the Mail app that you are probably using to read email on your iPhone now. Mail offers the most […]

SlingBox Pro-HD Review: Bring Your TV With You

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The SlingBox Pro-HD along with the collection of SlingPlayer apps does a decent job of streaming your home TV content to your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android device or laptop. Unlike cable TV apps, which restrict use to your house and to specific cable companies, the SlingBox Pro-HD works anywhere you have an Internet […]

Slice Makes It Simple To track Your Online Shopping on Android

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If you spend a lot fo money ordering gadgets and necessities online, you need to download Slice for Android. Slice is a free app that monitors your email to categorize and track all of your online purchases, providing a one stop shop for the status of everything you’ve ordered. I’ve used Slice on the iPhone […]

Instagram for Android Almost Ready, Better than iPhone

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Instagram for Android is one of the most anticipated Android crossover apps of 2012, and this weekend we got an update on the Instagram for Android’s release and a bold claim that Instagram for Android is, “better than our iOS app.” from Co-founder Kevin Systrom. At SXSW in Austin, Texas Instagram Co-founder Kevin Systrom took […]

Owners of AT&T’s New iPad Take Heed: Tether for iOS Has Returned

Owners of AT&T's New iPad Take Heed: iTether for iOS Has Returned

Back in November, a curious application called iTether snuck into the App Store and allowed iOS devices owners full USB tethering without requiring them to switch their data plans or sign up for an official tethering plan. Almost immediately, Apple pulled the application. However, Tether has made its triumphant return only this time, it’s not […]

Google Play Store Updated to Resolve Early Problems

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After having re-branded its digital storefronts from Android Market to Google Play, early problems with the Google Play app forced Google to quickly deploy and push out a new update. Early adopters to the Google Play storefront noticed that some of the link to the store was broken and even if the store loaded, apps […]

3 Ways to Get Google Play Store Now on Your Android Device

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There are now several ways to get the Google Play Store download–to replace the Android Market icon on your Android smartphone, tablet, or phablet–ahead of the update that is slowly being pushed out by Google. We’re hearing that Google is rolling out the update to its Nexus series devices first–including the latest Galaxy Nexus–and then […]

OnLive Desktop Brings Microsoft Office Suite, Windows 7 to Android Tablets

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After having been available for Apple’s iOS-enabled iPad, OnLive is bringing its OnLive Desktop app to Android tablet users. The software is essentially a client to access a hosted remote desktop on OnLive’s server, where users would get their own partition with Microsoft’s Windows 7 OS and access to Microsoft’s Office suite–including Word, Excel, and […]

Readability Makes Webpages More Readable on iPhone and iPad

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The popular simple format bookmarking service Readability just came to the iPad and iPhone with the release of the iOS app. If you’re not familiar with the service, Readability allows users to bookmark sites on the web for later reading in a more text-based form, removing the complicated web interfaces and ads that might annoy […]