Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hulu Complies with Apple’s In-App Subscription Rules

Hulu, the paid TV and movie streaming service, has updated its Hulu Plus app to comply with Apple’s recently-revised rules on in-app subscription pricing, as reported by All Things Digital today, removing a link allowing users to go to the Hulu site to purchase a subscription. Hulu’s app had first debuted in the App Store last… Read more »

‘Army of Darkness Defense’ Now Free for a Limited Time

Yeah, I got a little too excited when Backflip Studios released Army of Darkness Defense last month, but if you’ve seen any of Sam Raimi’s moves in The Evil Dead trilogy, can you really blame me? Well, if you weren’t as excited as I was then, perhaps today’s sale will at least pique your interest…. Read more »

‘App Conductor HD’ Turns iPad into Application Control Center for Your Computer

m3me, a Seattle-based development company, released App Conductor HD for the iPad last week. App Conductor HD connects to your Mac or Windows computer, turning your iPad into an application control center to close, minimize, and switch applications and windows. App Conductor HD requires the installation of a free companion application, Conductor Server, on your… Read more »

iOS Developer Collects and Reveals Most Common Passcodes, Apple Pulls App from App Store

The Next Web reported earlier this week on an interesting experiment by developer Daniel Amitay who anonymously collected user passcodes through his app Big Brother Camera Security. Amitay posted the results of this anonymous data gathering on his blog and the internet was aflame yesterday with the information along with dire warnings about choosing a… Read more »

U.S. Department of State Releases ‘Smart Traveler’ for iPhone

The U.S. Department of State has released an iOS app to assist travelers heading to destinations outside of the the country. Smart Traveler hit the App Store this afternoon and features travel alerts, warnings, embassy location information and more for hundreds of and countries and areas. Smart Traveler, the official State Department app for U.S…. Read more »

Domino’s Pizza Joins Pizza Hut, Others in App Store

Domino’s Pizza, the second largest pizza chain in the U.S., has released an iOS app. The company’s free self-named app hit the App Store earlier this month and offers the ability to place an order for delivery (where available) or carryout and track the resulting order. The app’s full features list includes the following: The… Read more »

Junecloud’s ‘Notefile’ Syncs Notes Between Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Junecloud, the developer of the excellent Delivery Status Touch, has released Notefile, a note-taking app for the iPhone and iPad with a Dashboard Widget-based counterpart for the Mac. Notefile debuted in the App Store earlier this month and offers a clean and straightforward interface to type and store notes along with great flexibility to access… Read more »

Nuance Releases ‘Dragon Remote Microphone’ for iPhone

Nuance Communications, the maker of speech recognition software for a variety of platforms, has released an iPhone app that acts as a companion to its Dragon Naturally Speaking desktop application. Dragon Remote Microphone allows the use of an iPhone as a wireless microphone for speech dictation. There is a significant catch, though – Dragon Remote… Read more »

‘Reeder’ Arrives in Mac App Store

Developer Silvio Rizzi has released his popular RSS feed reader app for the Mac. Reeder hit the Mac App Store earlier this week and has already garnered hundreds of 5-star ratings from users. Reeder was first available for the iPhone, debuting in September 2009 in the iOS App Store, with the iPad version following suit… Read more »