Monthly Archives: May 2010

Notable Memorial Day Weekend App Sales

The long Memorial Day holiday weekend is getting started in the U.S. and many developers are celebrating by cutting the prices of their apps temporarily. Here are few sales that we’ve found: I Am T-Pain – down to $.99 from $2.99: All Astraware/Handmark games are $.99 or free over the holiday weekend, including the following… Read more »

Barnes & Noble eReader for iPad Released

It’s been a couple of months since Barnes & Noble first revealed to the New York Times that it would release an ebook reader app for the iPad, but the official Barnes & Noble eReader for iPad app is finally here. The app was released in the App Store early this morning and is free… Read more »

iBooks App Gets Minor Update

Apple released an update to its iPad-only iBooks app this morning, bringing the version number to 1.01. The update appears to be minor, with only two brief changes listed: Changes how new iBooks users are provided their complimentary copy of Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne. Addresses issues to improve performance. While iPad users outside of… Read more »

Wired Magazine iPad App Now Available

It’s been a couple of months since Wired first gave us a preview of its planned iPad app, but Wired Magazine is finally available in the App Store. The app appeared in the wee hours of the morning and it offers the June issue of the magazine plus interactive content and extras for iPad readers,… Read more »

Quick Look: Air Display Turns Your iPad into an Extra Display

Avatron Software, the developer of the popular Air Sharing HD app that allows you to store, print, and share documents on your iPad, now has another app that will turn your iPad into an additional external display for your Mac. This new app, Air Display, became available today in the App Store and costs $9.99…. Read more »

NDrive USA GPS App on Sale for $2.99

NDrive just let us know that its full-featured GPS app that offers coverage for the entire U.S. is on sale for $2.99 for the first 1,000,000 downloads, This promotion is intended to help increase the company’s visibility in the U.S. There’s no telling how quickly those 1,000,000 downloads will go, so we advise that you… Read more »

Seesmic for iPhone Released

Seesmic, the start-up company that that develops clients for social networking services for various platforms, now has an iPhone app. Seesmic offers the ability to manage accounts from multiple social network services, such as Twitter, Facebook, and, all within a single app. The app’s description lists the following features: Seamlessly manage multiple Twitter accounts… Read more »

Review: Keyboard Upgrade for iPad

While the iPad’s on-screen keyboard works pretty well for a virtual keyboard, it’s not ideal for everyone. Enter Keyboard Upgrader, an app by G.P. Imports that promises a modifiable virtual keyboard so you can split, re-size, and re-position the keyboard any way you want to optimize your iPad typing experience. For $.99, this doesn’t sound… Read more »

Netflix App Updated to Offer Video Out

Netflix is hard at work keeping iPad users happy. The company’s app has been updated to version 1.0.2 and it now offers video-out capabilities so that iPad users can use a VGA, component, or composite dongle to show streamed movies on a connected monitor or TV. Apple sells a new iPad-specific VGA adapter which will… Read more »

Official Twitter App Now in App Store

Twitter, the wildly popular social networking service, now has its own official iPhone app. The Twitter app starting appearing in the App Store for international users last night and just became available in the U.S. App Store a short while ago. The release of the Twitter app falls in line with the company’s announcement last… Read more »