Monthly Archives: September 2010

Apple Releases iWork App Updates Adding iDisk Integration, More

Apple has just released updates to its Pages, Keynote, and Numbers iPad apps that add integration with its own MobileMe iDisk cloud storage as well as other cloud storage using the WebDAV protocol. Each app can now copy files from and save files to a users iDisk. Additionally, each app has received a number of… Read more »

FileMaker Go Apps Get Photo, PDF Capabilities and More

FileMaker, Apple’s subsidiary that creates relational database software, has released updates to its FileMaker Go apps for the iPhone and iPad adding the ability to add photos to databases and convert records to PDF files, as well as other changes. The FileMaker Go apps were recently released in July and have received positive feedback overall… Read more »

Comparison Review: GV Connect and GV Mobile +

Native Google Voice apps are back in the App Store! Shortly after Apple’s release of its Review Guidelines earlier this month, Sean Kovacs, the developer of one of the first native Google Voice apps, stated that he was planning to re-submit his app to Apple. Kovacs’s GV Mobile had been in the App Store previously… Read more »

BGStar Blood Glucose Monitoring Accessory and App Coming Soon to iPhone

iPhone and iPod touch users with diabetes will soon have an accessory and companion app that will help them monitor blood glucose levels. Sanofi-aventis, a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in France, has announced (via Diabetes Mine) its upcoming BGStar glucose monitoring accessory that will plug into the dock connector of an iPhone or iPod touch…. Read more »

VLC Media Player for iPad Now Available

As expected based on reports earlier this month, VLC Media Player for the iPad has hit the App Store. Developer Applidium created the app with the support of VideoLan, the non-profit organization that creates free and open source media software. The VLC media player software plays most video formats and media codecs and is available for… Read more »

Fring to Bring ‘fringOut’ Low-Cost International Calls to iPhone

Fring, a free communications service available for a number of different mobile platforms that most recently brought 2-way video calling to the iPhone 4, announced that low-cost international calling starting at just $.01 per minute will be coming to the iPhone. Over the weekend, the company announced that fringOut is now available for Nokia phones… Read more »

Napster Debuts in App Store

Napster, the paid music service now owned by Best Buy that started out as a free peer-to-peer file sharing service in the late ’90s, now has its own iPhone app. Napster debuted in the App Store late last night and offers access to over 10 million songs for a monthly fee of $10. The app… Read more »

EA Mobile’s Tetris for iPad and iPhone Now on Sale

Though Tetris has been around for more than two decades (and we’ve been playing it for a larger portion of that time than we’d like to admit), it’s still a game that entertains us regularly in those periods of downtime as we go about our day. EA Mobile’s official Tetris apps for the iPhone and… Read more »

ABC Releases My Generation App with Audio Sync Feature

ABC released My Generation yesterday, an iPad-specific app that offers live interaction during the broadcast of the My Generation TV show. ABC already offers two other popular iPad apps – ABC Player, which offers streaming of a number of the American network’s top shows, and ABC News for iPad. The My Generation app is unique… Read more »

Facebook for iPad On the Way

Business Insider reports that Facebook is working on an iPad-specific app for its wildly popular social networking service and that it is set to debut soon. The most recent update to the current Facebook app for the iPhone added Places, the service’s new location “check-in” and sharing feature, arrived last month with no hints about… Read more »