Monthly Archives: October 2010

Apple Providing Live Video Stream of Today’s ‘Back to the Mac’ Event

Apple is hosting a media event today at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time / 1:00 p.m. Eastern time at its Cupertino, California headquarters. The event is titled “Back to the Mac” and mulitple product announcements are expected, including the introduction of the next version of the Mac OS, a significantly revised MacBook Air, an updated iLife… Read more »

Victoria’s Secret for iPad Debuts

Victoria’s Secret, the ever-popular American lingerie retailer, has released an iPad app offering access to the store’s catalogues, a store locator, and more. The free app hit the App Store just a short while ago, joining the company’s Victoria’s Secret All Access app for the iPhone that was released last November. The new iPad app… Read more »

Blocking Non-Western Language Apps on AppShopper

The App Store is a massive international phenomenon, and attracts Apps from all different languages. While Apple provides regional App Stores for different countries, the U.S. store still attracts a wide range of languages. One frequent request we have received is the ability to block specific languages from the AppShopper lists. Language detection can be… Read more »

Comparison Review: Mi-Fi and MyMiFi Apps Monitor Your MiFi Router

The MiFi, a mobile broadband router made by Novatel Wireless sold by a number of carriers around the world, is a popular device for getting internet connectivity on the go. If you’re not already familiar with the MiFi, it’s a small cellular modem that’s about the size of a a half of deck of playing… Read more » Brings Digital Catalogs to iPad, the online catalog-ordering company founded in 1996, has released an iPad app offering access to digital versions of catalogs from a variety of retailers. The free app debuted in the App Store over the weekend. Through its site, offers more than 650 print and digital catalogs while the company’s iPad app currently features… Read more »

TomTom Navigation App for iPhone Optimized for iPhone 4, Gets New Features

TomTom, the maker of portable stand-alone navigation devices and navigation applications for a variety of mobile device platforms, released an update to its iPhone navigation app adding several new features as the company had announced in early September. The TomTom navigation apps first arrived in the App Store in August 2009 and the U.S. &… Read more »

New York Times for iPad Gets Massive Overhaul

The New York Times iPad app was updated this morning to version 2.0, implementing a totally new interface and hinting at the app’s future paid status. The app had first hit the App Store at the release of the iPad itself in early April and offered only a limited selection of content chosen by the… Read more »

RedLaser Gets QR Code Scanning, eBay Search, More

Occipital’s RedLaser barcode scanning app got a hefty update yesterday adding the ability to scan QR codes, search eBay for matches, updated graphics for the iPhone 4;s Retina Display and more. RedLaser first hit the App Store in mid-2009 and has been a perennial favorite among iPhone users with an overall 4-star average rating and… Read more »

Iconfactory Releases ‘Take Five’ Music Pausing App

The Iconfactory, developer of the popular free Twitterrific app for Twitter, Ramp Champ, Frenzic and others, has released a new music-pausing app called Take Five. The app hit the App Store today and costs $.99. If you’ve ever paused music playback on your iPhone or iPod touch and then realized a while later that you… Read more »

Official AppShopper App Gets Push Notifications

Version 1.2 of the official AppShopper app has been approved, adding push notifications for app updates and price changes. Push notifications join a list of updates the app received earlier today in version 1.1: Filtering capabilities for My Apps and Wish List Tell a Friend (email includes a link to the webpage for the app)… Read more »