Monthly Archives: July 2011

App Store Surpasses 15 Billion Downloads

Apple announced today that its App Store has surpassed 15 billion downloads by more than 200 million iOS device users since its inception in 2008. In just three years, the revolutionary App Store has grown to become the most exciting and successful software marketplace the world has ever seen,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice… Read more »

‘Namesake’ Brings Virtual Community and Real-Time Conversations to iPhone

Namesake, a start-up company based in Los Angeles, has released its app bringing a new social networking service to the iPhone. Namesake provides a virtual community focused on real-time conversations where members can discuss topics relevant to their interests and expertise. Namesake for iPhone makes it easy to discuss what you love in real-time, wherever… Read more »

National Breast Cancer Foundation Releases Educational App

Last month the National Breast Cancer Foundation released its Breast Cancer: Beyond the Shock app for the iPhone. The app contains videos about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as a community section where users can view commonly-asked questions and post their own. Beyond The Shock is a comprehensive online guide to understanding breast cancer…. Read more »

July 4th Holiday App Sales Galore

We love holidays since developers like to celebrate them with app sales even if they’re not about gift-giving, and Independence Day weekend in the U.S. is no exception. There are a ton of apps on sale and I’ll try to cover the major sales here but there are so many you’ll want to check out… Read more »

Unhappy with Final Cut Pro X? Adobe and Avid Offering Switcher Discounts

As MacRumors pointed out this morning, Adobe and Avid are swooping in to capitalize on the the widespread discontent with the latest version of Apple’s video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. Both Adobe and Avid have announced discounts of 50% and more to Final Cut Pro users. Adobe announced its switcher discount program today, offering… Read more »