Monthly Archives: February 2011

‘Telenav GPS’ for Verizon iPhone 4 Announced

Telenav, the California-based company that provides location based apps and services for mobile devices, announced the upcoming release of a turn-by-turn GPS app for the Verizon iPhone 4. Telenav GPS for the Verizon iPhone 4 will be available shortly after the release of the device on February 10 and will be free to download. GPS… Read more »

AppShopper Update: App Change Information Returns

A few months ago, we had to make some changes to the iOS app information shown on AppShopper to comply with Apple’s policy on pulling information from the App Store. A side effect of that effort was the loss of the “What’s New” data indicating the changes in the last update in each app listing…. Read more »

Verizon Releases Contact Transfer App for iPhone 4

Verizon customers who pre-ordered the CDMA carrier’s iPhone 4 have already started to receive the smartphone, starting with a man in Indiana who received his over the weekend. To help its new iPhone 4 customers, Verizon is fully prepared with its free VZ Transfer app that’s now available in the App Store. VZ Transfer first appeared… Read more »

‘The Daily’ for iPad Launches

The Daily, the iPad-specific news publication created in partnership between News Corporation and Apple, was announced at a media event in New York City today. Eddy Cue, Apple’s VP of Internet Services and News Corporation’s founder and CEO, Rupert Murdoch, were both on hand to talk about the new digital publication as indicated on the… Read more »

Lonely Planet Offers Apps for Free to Those Stuck in North American Snow

Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, is offering several of its iPhone guide apps covering cities in the U.S. and Canada for free to those affected by the heavy snowfall across much of North America. The company’s blog states that this sale starts today and will end at 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday, February 4…. Read more »

Xfinity Brings In-App Movie and TV Show Viewing to iPad

Xfinity has updated its app to allow Xfinity customers to watch movies and TV shows directly within the app on demand. The free Xfinity TV app first debuted in the App Store in November and offers Xfinity/Comcast cable service subscribers the ability to browse the program guide and control compatible Comcast Digital Video Recorders (DVRs)… Read more »

Apple Addresses Sony Reader App Rejection

Earlier today, we reported that the Sony Reader app, which had been announced by the consumer electronics giant in November, had been rejected by Apple. Sony’s response to this rejection stated that Apple had “changed the way it enforces its rules” and the New York Times indicated (log-in required) that Apple may now be restricting… Read more »

Apple Rejects Sony Reader App

The New York Times reported (log-in required) early this morning that Apple rejected has Sony’s ebook reader app. Sony had announced its plans for an iOS reader app in late November, promising that it would arrive in December. On its Reader Store mobile app page, Sony describes Apple’s rejection: We would like to update everyone… Read more »