Monthly Archives: May 2010

Review: Words With Friends HD

We admit it. We’re addicted to Newtoy’s Words with Friends. If you like Scrabble-like word games and playing with friends or random strangers at your own pace, then you might suffer the same fate as well. Words with Friends has been around for a while, becoming available for the iPhone last summer. In March, Newtoy… Read more »

CoPilot Live for iPhone On Sale Through Memorial Day

ALK Technologies, the developers of the CoPilot Live apps for the iPad and iPhone, let us know that its CoPilot Live North America iPhone app is currently on sale for $19.99, down $10 from its regular price of $29.99. The sale will continue through Memorial Day. ALK Technologies started offering navigation apps last year and… Read more »

SpeedDate.com Comes to iPad, Offers iPads in Giveaway

SpeedDate.com, the first company to bring speed dating online a few years ago, announced today the availability of its iPad app, SpeedDate (free). A version for the iPhone/iPod touch – SpeedDate for iPhone (free) – debuted in early 2009 and has been a regular in the Top 100 free Social Networking apps list. Much like… Read more »

Navigon MobileNavigator Going on Sale for $30 Off

Navigon just let us know that its popular MobileNavigator for North America app will go on sale starting May 14 for $49.99, down from $79.99, a whopping $30 discount. The sale will last until June 11. Navigon also said we should expect some news about promotions for its latest MyRegion navigation apps, which provide lower-cost… Read more »

Apple Updates iWork iPad Apps

Updates just hit the App store for Apple’s iWork apps for the iPad. The suite of productivity apps was announced at the same time as the iPad in January and became available in the App Store right as the iPad was released in the U.S. While feedback on these apps has been mixed, they currently… Read more »

Comcast Xfinity Remote iPad App Will Control Your Cable Box

Engadget points out that Comcast showed off a prototype of an iPad app at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association show today that can control your Comcast cable box. The app will pair with a cable box through the internet. Once paired, the app will be able to change the channel on a cable box… Read more »

Pulse News Now in App Store

Pulse News, the unique news reader we previewed yesterday, just hit the App Store less than an hour ago. Pulse News is for the iPad only and costs $3.99. From the app’s description: Tired of opening multiple tabs in your browser to read your favorite news? Getting distracted by the flashy advertisements on every article?… Read more »

Preview: Pulse News for iPad

Pulse News is a news reader app for the iPad developed by Alphonso Labs, a company founded by two Stanford graduate students. They developed the app in just four weeks for an entrepreneurship class. Pulse is intended to be a news reader unlike other RSS or news aggregating apps out there, eschewing regular RSS feed… Read more »

Square Payment App Optimized for iPhone

Square, a mobile payment service, now has an updated app compatible with the iPhone/iPod touch. The first version of Square (free) that released in early April was compatible with the iPad only. The Square app allows users to accept cash and credit card payments and can generate email and SMS receipts. The service requires a… Read more »

Solar Walk Now Available for iPad

We’ve always been fans of Vito Technology’s Star Walk ($4.99 for iPad and $2.99 for iPhone) and another lovely educational app by the same developer is now available for the iPad: Solar Walk ($2.99). The app debuted in the App Store yesterday in universal format and the update is free to those who had previously… Read more »