Monthly Archives: December 2010

Skyfire Web Browser for iPad Debuts

Skyfire Web Browser, the wildly popular app that allows iPhone users to view Flash video content on the web, has arrived for the iPad. The California start-up that developed the app promised an iPad version last month, describing that the app was a work in progress via the company’s official Twitter account. Skyfire for the iPhone… Read more »

Apple’s ‘Remote’ App Gets Airplay Support, More

Apple has just released an update to its free Remote app, adding AirPlay support, the ability to control internet radio playback, and more. The last major update to Remote came in late September when the app became universal for use on both the iPad and iPhone and gained the ability to control the most recent… Read more »

Camera+ Now Back in App Store

Camera+ by tap tap tap is back in the App Store now following a 4-month hiatus after the developer revealed a hidden feature that was previously rejected by Apple. In August, Apple had rejected a version of Camera+ that included VolumeSnap, a feature that allowed the use of the iPhone’s volume buttons to trigger the… Read more »

AT&T Releases Facetime-Capable Video Relay Service App for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., today announced the release of a free app that makes use of the iPhone 4’s Facetime feature for deaf and hard-of-hearing users. AT&T Video Link for iPhone 4 allows users to communicate with sign language using Facetime which is then converted to spoken language for the… Read more »

‘Verizon FIOS Mobile’ for iPad Released

Verizon, the New York-based telecommunications and broadband giant, announced today that it has released an iPad app for its FIOS customers that offers remote DVR management and more. Verizon FIOS Mobile is free and hit the App Store early this morning. It complements Verizon’s existing DVR Manager and Mobile Remote apps for the iPhone and iPod… Read more »

Gameloft Games On Sale for $.99 through December 22

Not to be outdone by EA and its current massive $.99 sale, Gameloft has dropped the price of several its titles through December 22. As listed in the company’s blog, several titles for the iPhone and iPad are down to $.99 from prices as high as $6.99. We appreciate that developers want to spread holiday… Read more »

‘Textie’ for iPad Now Available

Textie is now available as a universal app with an interface specific to the iPad. Textie is a free messaging app developed by Borange, the app development company co-founded by Loren Brichter of Tweetie fame. Borange had teased this upcoming release earlier this month via its Twitter account and the update just hit the App Store… Read more »

Camera+ to Return to App Store

In a blog post announcing the release of an update to its Voices app, developer tap tap tap also announced that its popular Camera+ app will be returning to the App Store. Camera+, a camera app with multiple filters, effects, and sharing features, disappeared from the App Store in August due to what appeared to… Read more »

‘fringOut’ Low-Cost International Calls Now Available

Fring, a free communications service available for a number of different mobile platforms that brought 2-way video calling to the iPhone 4 earlier this year, announced that its low-cost international calling feature announced in September is now available. Through fringOut, international calls starts at $.01 per minute or even lower with special holiday rates currently… Read more »

‘Tango Video Calls’ Now Compatible with Latest iPod touch

Tango Video Calls, the free video calling app that makes use of the iPhone 4’s front-facing camera that hit the App Store in September, was updated this week to add compatibility with the most recent iPod touch model. The app has also received a minor interface make-over and some additional improvements. The full list of… Read more »