Monthly Archives: October 2010

netTALK Brings Free Calls to iPhone and iPad

netTalk, a VoIP service provider, has released an app offering free calls to the U.S. and Canada on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. netTALK is known for its DUO product, a device that transforms your broadband internet connection into a phone line allowing you to use a traditional phone connected to your router or… Read more »

Newsweek Offers Digital Subscriptions for iPad

Newsweek, the weekly news magazine based in New York City, has released an update to its iPad app offering digital subscription options. The Newsweek Magazine iPad app first debuted in the App Store in June, offering digital issues as in-app purchases at prices lower than the printed versions off the bat. This is the first… Read more »

Review: Beep Me – A Streamlined Reminder App

Since iOS 4 made local notifications – the ability of an app to provide you with a push notification without needing an internet connection– possible, developers have been taking advantage of this feature left and right. One area where local notifications come in handy in particular are reminder or to do apps. We use the… Read more »

Amazon Releases ‘Windowshop’ for iPad

Though the Amazon Mobile universal app is still alive and kicking in the App Store, the online retailing giant has released a new app specifically for the iPad dubbed Windowshop. Windowshop was written from the ground up specifically for the iPad and features a more fluid interface than Amazon Mobile on the iPad. The free… Read more »

‘iDOS’ DOS Emulator Debuts for iPad and iPhone

iDOS, a universal app developed by Fast Intelligence, debuted in the App Store early this morning. iDOS is a DOS emulator that will run DOS and Windows applications on the iPad or iPhone. Our sister site TouchArcade points out the incredible potential of this app with confirmation of the Windows 3.0 operating system running on… Read more »

PBS for iPad Debuts, Coming Soon to iPhone

PBS, the not-for-profit television network, announced the release of its iPad app today and the upcoming release of an iPhone/iPod touch app in early November. The PBS app offers access to full episodes of a number of the network’s national programs as well as local station information. The release of the free PBS iPad app… Read more »

VLC Media Player Gets iPhone Compatibility

VLC Media Player, which first arrived for the iPad only in the App Store just last month, has been updated to universal format adding iPhone compatibility. Version 1.1.0 hit the App Store this morning with a few other new features in tow as well: Runs on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and the recent iPod… Read more »

‘Angry Birds Halloween’ for iPad and iPhone Released

Rovio, the developers of the wildly popular Angry Birds, has released special Halloween versions of the game for the iPhone and iPad. The apps debuted in the App Store last night and feature spooky music, Halloween-themed scenes, and pumpkins as targets in addition to the usual chortling green pigs. This special Halloween edition offers 45… Read more »

Apple Announces iLife ’11 and New MacBook Air, Previews Mac OS X Lion

There were a plethora of announcements at Apple’s Back to the Mac media event today, including the introduction of new MacBook Air models, a new version of Apple’s iLife software suite, FaceTime for the Mac and previews of new features coming in the next version of Mac OS X, dubbed Lion. iLife ’11, which is… Read more »