Monthly Archives: July 2010

FileMaker Companion Apps Released for iPhone and iPad

FileMaker,¬†Apple’s subsidiary that creates relational database software, has released apps for the iPhone and iPad dubbed FileMaker Go. The apps allow users to view, edit, and search databases created with FileMaker Pro on a desktop computer hosted on FileMaker Server or in FileMaker Pro over Wi-Fi or a cellular data connection. Existing databases can also… Read more »

iBooks Update Adds Audio and Video Capability

Apple has been busy, updating its iBooks app hot on the heels of the last update in June that brought iPad compatibility and the ability to display PDF documents. Version 1.1 of iBooks brings something new entirely: the ability to experience audio and video in ebooks. The full list of new features and changes in… Read more »

Disney Releases Official Tron Game

As Touch Arcade noted earlier today, an official Tron game by Disney has hit the App Store. For those of you who don’t remember or weren’t around then, Tron is a science fiction movie that was released in the early 80’s where characters are digitized and placed in a computer mainframe where a fight between… Read more »

iChatr Removed from App Store

Well, that didn’t take long at all. The ChatRoulette-style iPhone app, iChatr, that let users video chat with other random iPhone 4 users has been pulled from the App Store after only a little over a week in the App Store. SKJM, the developer of iChatr, gave a brief description of the reason in its… Read more »

Apple Promises Free Case to iPhone 4 Owners

At today’s press event, which was announced on very short notice just a couple of days ago, Apple promised a free case for all iPhone 4 owners to address the device’s signal reception issue. Additionally, the company announced a fix in an upcoming firmware update for the proximity sensor issues some have experienced. Steve Jobs,… Read more »

Mozilla Releases Firefox Home App

As promised in May, Mozilla has released a Firefox Home app for the iPhone. The free app hit the App Store last night and offers a way for those who use the Firefox browser on their computer to sync open tabs, history, and bookmarks for access on the go on an iPhone. The app requires… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 3.2.1 for iPad with Wi-Fi Fix

In conjunction with the release of iOS 4.0.1 for the iPhone, Apple has released iOS 3.2.1 for the iPad, intended to address the Wi-Fi issues some users have experienced along with a few other fixes and enhancements: Fixed an issue that could prevent copy and paste of single-page PDF attachments in Mail Addressed an issue… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 4.0.1 with iPhone Signal Strength Display Fix

Apple has just released iOS 4.0.1 to address the iPhone 4’s signal reception issues. The update’s release notes state that it “Improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” If you’ve even caught a brief snipped of any news from just about any source in the past few weeks, you’ve… Read more »

Skype Not Likely to Return to Fring

After a bit of vicious back-and-forth in the past week between Fring, a company that provides a free social networking and communications app of the same name across multiple platforms, and Skype, a popular VOIP service, it seems that Skype’s service will no longer be available through Fring for good. Fring updated its iPhone app… Read more »

Tapbots Releases Calcbot for iPhone and iPad

Tapbots, the developer of the slick Convertbot app, has released Calcbot, a universal calculator app for the iPhone and iPad. With the tag line “Calculate Intelligently” Calcbot promises to be an easy-to-use and elegantly-designed app. Its full list of features includes: Beautiful, yet simple user interface that comes to life with finely machined animation and… Read more »