Monthly Archives: January 2011

‘IntoNow’ Brings Audio Recognition to Media Check-Ins

If sharing your location via FourSquare, Gowalla, Facebook and other social networking services is not enough for you, you can also share what you’re watching on TV with incredible ease thanks to a new app highlighted by TechCrunch today. California-based start up IntoNow has just entered the media check-in race with its new app of… Read more »

New on AppShopper: Mac OS Apps

We’re happy to announce that Mac OS applications in the Mac App Store that launched earlier this month are now included on AppShopper. As with iOS apps, you can now browse and track Mac apps on AppShopper, including adding them to your Wish List and receiving email notifications of price drops and updates. A new… Read more »

‘The Daily’ News Publication for iPad to Debut on February 2

The Daily, the rumored iPad-specific news publication created in partnership between News Corporation and Apple, will be officially announced at a media event in New York City on February 2 according to The Loop. Eddy Cue, Apple’s VP of Internet Services and News Corporation’s founder and CEO, Rupert Murdoch, will be on hand for the… Read more »

Know CPR and Live in San Ramon Valley? This App Can Help You Save Lives

While there are over 300,000 apps in the App Store, there aren’t any that we know of that can claim to be able to actually save lives. Today TechCrunch highlighted an app put out by the San Ramon Valley Fire Department in California which can literally do just that. Hiding behind a generic name, Fire… Read more »

Bacon Bear Provides Easier Address Entry for Navigon and TomTom Apps

We’ve tried many of the iOS navigation apps available and those by Navigon and TomTom are at the top of our list of favorites. Despite our appreciate of each, we find that both apps do have rather tedious destination address entry methods, requiring you to enter the state, city, street name, and numerical address on… Read more »

EA’s ‘Dead Space’ Released for iPad and iPhone

Yet another console game has made it to iOS with the release of Dead Space for the iPad and iPhone. EA released two versions of the game yesterday priced at $6.99 for the iPhone/iPod touch and $9.99 for the iPad. The Dead Space franchise began in 2008, initially available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and… Read more »

Apple Closes 10 Billion App Download Celebration, Winner Announced

Apple’s 10 Billion App Store Downloads contest, which started less than two weeks ago, has ended. The consumer electronics giant announced over the weekend that the 10 billionth app was downloaded by a UK resident who will receive the promised $10,000 iTunes Card as a prize. With more than 10 billion apps downloaded in just… Read more »

‘iDOS’ Returns with Update That Removes iTunes File Sharing Capability

iDOS, the DOS emulator app for the iPad that debuted in October and disappeared from the App Store shortly afterward, has become available in the App Store again with an update that removes its ability to store and run files installed through the iTunes File Sharing feature. With iDOS 1.0, it was possible to install and… Read more »

Starbucks Mobile App Payments Now Accepted Nationwide

Starbucks, the Seattle-based coffee store chain, announced today that its mobile payment system is now available nationwide, allowing users to pay for items using the Starbucks Card Mobile app available for the iPhone and Blackberry. Starbucks Card Mobile is a free app compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch. To make payments through the app,… Read more »

Playboy Magazine Coming to iPad, Uncensored

Hugh Hefner, founder and publisher of Playboy magazine, announced last night via Twitter that the monthly men’s magazine would be available for the iPad in uncensored form in March. Hefner also indicated that the entire back catalog of the magazine would be available for download. Hefner founded Playboy magazine in 1953 and it continues to… Read more »