Monthly Archives: November 2010

Official Google Voice App Now Available

Google has released an official app for its Google Voice service. The free app app just hit the App Store a few moments ago and lets users access all the primary features of Google Voice, including placing calls, text messaging, and transcribed voicemails. Note first that you need a Google Voice account first to use… Read more »

The Beatles Now Available in iTunes Store

Before 10:00 a.m. ET time today, music by The Beatles began appearing in iTunes stores around the world and now appears to be available everywhere. Previously, the English rock band’s music had not been widely available in downloadable digital format and this is the first time the band’s entire catalogue is available for purchase in… Read more »

Comcast Releases Xfinity Remote App

Comcast has released its cable box remote app, Xfinity TV, that we first heard about in May when the company gave a demo of the app at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association show. The free universal app hit the App Store early this morning and allows Comcast cable service subscribers to browse the program… Read more »

‘Exciting’ iTunes Announcement on November 16

Apple has posted a teaser on its site this morning indicating an iTunes announcement will be made tomorrow, November 16. No indication of what that announcement will be is provided though images of small clocks posted in the teaser indicate we should keep our eyes peeled at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET tomorrow… Read more »

iTunes 10.1 Released, iOS 4.2 Rumored for November 24

Apple released iTunes 10.1 this afternoon, adding AirPlay and support for iOS 4.2 to the media management application. Along with the release of Mac OS 10.6.5 earlier this week, Mac users now have all of the requisite items to be able to use iOS 4.2 on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch when the firmware… Read more »

iOS 4.2 Release Delayed?

If you were looking forward to the possible release of iOS 4.2 today (which we definitely were), all signs point to no for its appearance today. Greek site iPhoneHellas reports that the latest version of iOS will not be released today after all and may not make its debut until Tuesday, November 16. Another┬áreport by… Read more »

Instapaper Pro Updated, Gets Location-Aware Dark Mode, More

Instapaper Pro, the app created by developer Marco Arment to supplement his Instapaper web page saving service, has been updated with a number of new features. Version 2.3 of the universal app features performance improvements, new article length and progress indicators plus a nifty Dark Mode that can be activated based on sunset time in… Read more »

Skyfire Web Browser Coming to iPad

Skyfire, the┬áthe browser app that allows iPhone users to view Flash content that debuted in the App Store last week, will be available for the iPad soon. As 9 to 5 Mac points out, the company announced that an iPad version is in the works through its Twitter account: If you’re impatient, you can indeed… Read more »

iOS 4.2 To Be Released on Friday?

According to a report by MacStories, iOS 4.2 may be released on Friday. The latest version of iOS will be compatible with the iPad, bringing multi-tasking, folders, and other iOS 4-only features to the tablet device. The GM (Gold Master) version of iOS 4.2 was released to developers last week, which usually indicates an imminent… Read more »

SlingPlayer Mobile Coming Soon (Again) to iPad

Sling Media, the maker of hardware and software that allows users to watch home TV content from anywhere, has officially announced that a version of its SlingPlayer Mobile app for the iPad is coming soon. We first heard that this app was in the works eight months ago and it’s nice to finally see something… Read more »