Monthly Archives: December 2010

AppShopper Picks: 2010 Apps of the Year

2010 has been an incredibly busy year for the App Store. Thousands of new apps were released, several of which caught our eye and provided amazing utility, entertainment, and a fair share of pure delight. We’ve compiled a list of the most unique and ground-breaking apps in 2010 to close out the year that saw… Read more »

Most Popular and Wanted Apps in 2010

At the end of the year, we thought it was a good idea to dive into our database of App Store apps and present some interesting lists of the most popular apps in 2010. The following two lists show the most popular apps based on the top 100 lists. These lists for both iPhone and… Read more »

Skype Brings Video Calling to iPhone

Skype released version 3.0 of its app for iOS late last night, adding long-awaited video calling to the list of features for the popular VOIP app. This feature comes on the heels of a support document discovered last week by Engadget on Skype’s site that hinted at video calling features on the iPhone. Skype first… Read more »

José Cuervo Will Call a Cab for You on New Year’s Eve

Jose Cuervo, the popular tequila brand, wants you to celebrate the arrival of 2011 safely and has reminded us of its cab-finding app to assist you with that endeavor. Cue the Cab is a free app that uses the iPhone’s geolocation capabilities to find and contact a local cab company for you. To use the… Read more »

Camera+ Rakes in Over $50,000 on Christmas Day

Camera+, the iPhone app by tap tap tap that was at the source of some controversy earlier this year and only just returned to the App Store a few days ago, earned its developer over $50,000 on Christmas day alone according to MacRumors. Camera+ had been removed from the App Store in August for violating Apple’s… Read more »

App Store Back in Operation After Holiday Break

With some app updates beginning to show up through iTunes on our computers and here on AppShopper, the App Store is apparently up and running again after a short holiday break a day earlier than expected. Apple had previously communicated to developers that iTunes Connect, the portal through which iOS developers manage their apps in… Read more »

Skype to Bring Video Calling to iPhone?

On Christmas Eve, Engadget discovered a help document on Skype’s site that points to video calling capability for the iPhone. Skype, the incredibly popular VOIP calling service, first released its iPhone app in early 2009 and video calling has never been a feature available despite several updates made to the app since the iPhone 4 with… Read more »

‘ToonCamera’ Brings Unique Animation Effects to Your Pictures and Videos

Code Organa recently released a major update to its ToonCamera app, adding the ability to record video within the app, edit saved pictures, and more. ToonCamera first became available in late September but it caught our eye after its most recent update. We’ve found it to be a unique app that can create an entirely… Read more »

Reminder: iTunes Connect Closed for the Holidays = No New Apps or Updates

We just wanted to remind you that iTunes Connect, the portal through which iPhone developers manage their apps in the App Store, is closed for the holidays. Apple had notified developers of this closure last month, announcing that they would be unable to upload new apps or schedule price changes to take place from December… Read more »

Developer Dilemma: ‘MobileRSS HD’ Looks A Lot Like ‘Reeder’

Earlier today, TechCrunch pointed out a conflict between two developers of RSS feed reader apps. Silvio Rizzi, the developer of the highly-rated Reeder for iPad, had noticed that NibiruTech Limited’s MobileRSS HD looked a lot like his own app. A lot. He went so far as to create a special web page showing pictures of his… Read more »