Monthly Archives: January 2011

‘TiVo’ for iPad Released

TiVO, the popular DVR maker, has released its promised iPad app that offers remote control for the company’s Premiere line of boxes. TiVo had previewed the app in November, highlighting its ability to act as a second screen to browse shows and manage recordings without interrupting what’s currently being watched. TiVo for iPad hit the… Read more »

Apple Kicks Off 10 Billion App Downloads Celebration with Contest

Apple is celebrating the upcoming 10 billionth download from the App Store with a contest. The lucky person who downloads the 10 billionth app will win a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. We don’t know anyone who would turn down a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card and all you need to do to enter is visit the… Read more »

‘World of Goo’ On Sale at Half Price

If you’re looking for an addictive and unique iPad game, World of Goo is currently on sale for $4.99, down from its regular price of $9.99. World of Goo was created by San Francisco-based independent developer 2D Boy and was first available for the Mac, PC, and Wii, winning several independent gaming awards. It debuted… Read more »

‘Google Mobile’ Goggles Feature Enhanced with Ad Recognition, Sudoku Solving

Google Mobile was updated earlier this week, adding new capabilities to its Google Googles visual search feature. Google Goggles can now recognize printed advertisements and solve Sudoku puzzles. Google also fixed bugs and added support for opening the Google Voice app directly from Google Mobile in this latest version. Google Goggles was added to the… Read more »

Mac App Store Support Coming Soon

Apple launched the Mac App Store last week. It seeks to replicate the massive success of the iOS App Store with Apple’s desktop machines. The Mac App Store carries a very similar structure to the iOS App Store, so it should come as no surprise that we are planning on supporting it here on AppShopper…. Read more »

Verizon Wireless Announces CDMA iPhone 4

At a press event today Verizon Wireless, the largest cellular carrier in the U.S., announced that it will offer a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 beginning next month. The availability of a Verizon iPhone has been speculated for years and hinged on the end of AT&T’s exclusive arrangement to carry the incredibly popular handset… Read more »

‘VLC Media Player’ Removed from App Store

Applidium’s VLC Media Player, a free and open-source media player capable of playing a wide variety of video file types, has been removed from the App Store. Conflicts between the Gnu Public License under which VLC Media Player was developed and Apple’s App Store terms of use are apparently the cause of the app’s removal…. Read more »

Navigon and Audi Release Free Las Vegas Navigation App

If you’re in Las Vegas at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show or just planning to visit Sin City in the near future, Navigon and Audi have got you covered when it comes to getting around. Coinciding with the start of the annual show yesterday, Navigon announced the release of a new free app,¬†Audi Las… Read more »