Monthly Archives: June 2010

Preview: Pulse News for iPhone

Alphonso Labs, the developer of Pulse News Reader for the iPad – the same app that garnered a bit of attention a few weeks ago when The New York Times asked Apple to remove it from the App Store – has submitted an iPhone-specific version of its elegant news reader app for approval. We got… Read more »

Wired Magazine Drops Digital Issue Price

The Wired Magazine app got an update to version 1.1 this morning and it now offers the July issue of the magazine for $3.99. Wired Magazine first hit the App Store late last month and impressed many, including us, with its polish and interactivity though the $4.99 price tag was a little on the high… Read more »

Hulu Plus Announced, Coming to iPad and iPhone [UPDATED]

It’s been a couple of months since we last heard rumors about Hulu’s upcoming subscription service but those rumors have come to fruition today with an official announcement from the company about its Hulu Plus service. Hulu Plus will offer subscribers access to the entire current and past seasons of TV shows. Content will be… Read more »

Flashlight Apps for iPhone 4 in the Works

MacRumors points out that developers are already working on apps that use the iPhone 4’s LED light as a flashlight. If you have an iPhone 4 or have tested one out in person, you’ve probably noticed that its LED light is exceptionally bright and it was inevitable that the idea of using it solely as… Read more »

Kindle App Updated For Multimedia Content

Amazon announced yesterday that its universal app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch has been updated to take advantage of embedded video and audio content in a new ebook type offered by the global bookseller. Kindle Editions with Audio/Video will include additional content to supplement the reading experience. For example, the book Rose’s Heavenly… Read more »

Eliminate: Gun Range Uses iPhone 4 Gyroscope

Touch Arcade points out that ngmoco’s new Eliminate: Gun Range app makes use of the iPhone 4’s gyroscope and that Engadget has been kind enough to post a video of the game in action. As far as we can tell, this is the first third-party app available that takes specific advantage of the iPhone 4’s… Read more »

Essential Apps: Getting Started With iPhone 4

Apple announced last week that more than 600,000 pre-orders had been made for the iPhone 4 and a large portion of those pre-orders will be fulfilled tomorrow as the new device is officially released in the U.S. and a handful of other countries. If you’re one of the lucky ones getting a new iPhone tomorrow… Read more »

Apple Releases iMovie App

As promised at the WWDC keynote event earlier this month, Apple has released its iMovie app that offers on-device movie editing for the iPhone 4. The app has a host of impressive features, including the ability to apply themes and add music, photos and special effects to videos created with the iPhone 4: Made for… Read more »

Gameloft $.99 Sale Going On Now

To celebrate the release of the iPhone 4, Gameloft is offering a number of its titles for just $.99. The company isn’t saying how long this sale will last, noting only that it’s for a “limited time” and we recommend that you hop to it if any of these titles have been on your Wish… Read more »

TomTom Navigation Apps Now Multitask, Give Background Guidance

It was just a few days ago that Navigon impressed us with a video of its impending update to its MobileNavigator apps to take advantage of multitasking in iOS 4, but TomTom has apparently beat all of the other navigation app developers to the punch and its own iOS 4-optimized update is available right now…. Read more »