Monthly Archives: May 2011

Playboy Magazine Available for iPad, Uncensored … via Web Browser

You know how we reported in January that Playboy magazine was coming to the iPad in all its uncensored glory based on some tweets by its illustrious founder, Hugh Hefner? Well, it’s happened. Full access to every Playboy magazine is now available for the iPad but it’s not an app as you might have hoped… Read more »

‘Yahoo! Messenger’ Adds Voice and Video Calling on iPad

Yahoo has updated its Messenger app to include voice and video calling for iPad 2 users as well as an interface optimized for the iPad. Video and voice calling first debuted in Yahoo! Messenger in October for the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4. This latest update hit the App Store last night and brings the… Read more »

‘Xfinity TV’ Now Offers TV Streaming over Wi-Fi

If you’re an Xfinity (Comcast) cable television subscriber, you’ll want to be sure to download the latest version of the Xfinity TV app. Xfinity TV was updated yesterday to add TV streaming of a number of shows from a variety of channels while connected to a Wi-Fi network. The list of what’s new in version… Read more »

‘EarthBuzz’ Shows You the Weather Around the World

Experiencing unseasonably cold weather in your neck of the woods? Check! Anxiously checking the weather forecast in hopes of seeing some sunlight in your near future? Check! Daydreaming about traveling to where there is good weather? Check! Then you need the Earthbuzz 3D Weather. Earthbuzz provides weather conditions for the entire globe through an interactive… Read more »

Flexibits Releases ‘Fantastical’ Calendar Assistant for Mac

Flexibits, a California-based development company founded by Michael Simmons and Kent Sutherland, has released Fantastical for the Mac. Fantastical is a calendar assistant that offers easy access to calendar information in iCal, Entourage or Outlook and features a natural language engine for quick event creation. Fantastical supports CalDAV and works with Google Calendar and Yahoo!… Read more »

Four Conde Nast Magazines Get In-App Subscriptions on iPad

As reported earlier this month, Wired points out that several Conde Nast magazines now have in-app subscription options for their respective iPad apps. The Vanity Fair, Glamour, Golf Digest and Allure apps now offer subscription options that cost $1.99 per month or $19.99 for one year. Subscribers to the print version of each magazine can… Read more »

‘Tweetbot’ Gets Landscape Mode (Kind Of), Bug Fixes, More

Tweetbot, the Twitter app by Tapbots that debuted last month to much acclaim, has received an update adding landscape orientation for some activities, interface tweaks, and more. The update, which is the second for Tweetbot since its release, hit the App Store this morning. The full list of what’s new in version 1.1 is as… Read more »

Realmac’s ‘Courier’ for Mac on Sale for $2.99

Realmac Software, the developer of popular Mac apps including RapidWeaver and LittleSnapper, has temporarily reduced the price of Courier, its online file sharing app, down to $2.99 from its regular price of $9.99. Courier makes sharing pictures, videos, and other files easy on several social networking and file sharing services at once. For example, if… Read more »

Omni Group Releases ‘OmniOutliner’ for iPad

Omni Group, the developer of a number of productivity applications for the Mac, has released OmniOutliner for the iPad today. OmniOutliner, originally available for the Mac, is an idea outlining application with extensive flexibility and the ability to incorporate multimedia elements. The moment we learned about the iPad we knew it marked a shift in… Read more »

Backflip Studios Releases ‘Army of Darkness’ for iPad and iPhone

We normally leave iOS game coverage to our sister site, TouchArcade, though we couldn’t help but note Backflip’s latest release since it’s based on a movie franchise near and dear to our hearts: Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead . Backflip’s Army of Darkness hit the App Store this morning and features the voice of Bruce… Read more »