Monthly Archives: September 2010

Elle Magazine Arrives for iPad, October Issue Free

More and more magazines are coming to the iPad and the well-known women’s fashion magazine, Elle, is one of the latest to debut in the App Store. Like other digital versions of magazines we’ve seen, such as Wired Magazine, Elle offers interactive content and special features within the app, including an Inspiration Board where users… Read more »

Tango Brings Free Video Calling to iPhone

Tango, a small California-based start-up, has released an app for the iPhone that offers free video calling over 3G and Wi-Fi networks. The app debuted in the App Store early this morning and works with the iPhone 4’s front-facing and rear cameras, as well as the older iPhone 3GS with its single rear-facing camera. A… Read more »

AutoCAD WS for iPad and iPhone Released

AutoCAD, the venerable computer-aided design software developed by AutoDesk, is now available for the iPhone and iPad. The free universal app allows users to view and edit AutoCAD files stored on AutoCAD’s web-based editor and storage service. AutoDesk first announced the pending availability of the app in late August, along with a native version of… Read more »

Sonos Controller for iPad Released

Sonos, the maker of wireless multi-room music systems, first hinted at an iPad version of its controller app back in June and the app finally hit the App Store late last night. Sonos Controller for iPad is free and includes the following features: Wirelessly stream millions of songs and stations all over the house and… Read more » for iPad Melds Social Networking with TV Watching

Start-up yap.TV has just released an app of the same name for the iPad that brings social networking to your television watching adventures. The app provides a TV guide and integration with your Twitter and Facebook accounts, allowing users to see comments and participate in conversations about shows as well as create and participate in… Read more »

Apple Updates Remote App for Apple TV, iPad

With Apple’s updated Apple TV, which was announced earlier this month along with new iPods, starting to ship this week, the company has revamped its free Remote app with a number of new features. Remote was first released when the App Store was initially opened in August 2008 and last saw an update nearly a… Read more »

CineTap Brings Alternate Netflix Interface to iPad

We love Netflix but the interface of its iPad app is decidedly un-Apple-ish and leaves a lot to be desired. Enter CineTap, an app by Imaginary Spinor that provides an alternate interface to use Netflix on the iPad. The $.99 app hit the App Store over the weekend and promises a “very clean visual interface… Read more »

The New Yorker Magazine for iPad Arrives

The New Yorker Magazine has released an iPad app offering access to full issues of the highly-regarded weekly magazine. The free app hit the App Store early this morning and users can purchase individual issues for $4.99 each, considerably more than the per-issue price of about $.90 for a 1-year print subscription. The app offers… Read more »

Ping Me! Brings Automated Craigslist Searching and Notifications to iPhone

While there are a number of apps that interface with Craiglist, the popular online service that provides local classified ads and forums in 700 communities around the world, few offer an automated search function and the ability to notify you via push notifications if an item you’ve been looking for appears in an ad. Enter… Read more »

Snooth Brings Wine Identification Through Image Recognition to iPhone

Snooth, the world’s largest wine site featuring reviews, price comparisons, and more, announced the release of its Snooth Wine Pro app earlier this week. The app offers mobile access to Snooth’s database of over 1 million wines and uses image recognition technology to identify wine and show local prices and reviews. While it’s not the… Read more »