Monthly Archives: August 2011

Apple Removes Financial Times App from App Store

Remember how Apple said that developers needed to give Apple a 30% cut of sales for content sold within apps (and that this content had to be available for purchase at the same or a lower price outside of the app) and then backtracked on it all in June? Though Apple no longer requires price… Read more »

EA Releases ‘Madden NFL 12′ for iPhone and iPad

Football (the American version, that is) season is upon us again and EA has marked the time of year appropriately with the release of its popular sports game for the iPhone and and iPad. Madden NFL 12 debuted in the App Store today in two flavors–one specifically for the iPad and its larger screen and… Read more »

‘Tweetbot’ Gets Cross-Platform Timeline Sync via Tweet Marker

Tweetbot, the popular Twitter client released by Tapbots a few months ago, has received an update adding Tweet Marker support to synchronize timeline read status across platforms and devices. Tweetbot follows in the footsteps of the Iconfactory’s Twitterrific, which got the Tweet Marker treatment earlier this month. Tweet Marker is a new service for ”setting… Read more »

Track Hurricane Irene with Your iPhone

With Hurricane Irene threatening the east cost of the U.S., interest in tracking her progress has clearly been top of mind for AppShopper readers as several hurricane watching apps have recently made our Popular list. Hurricane tracking apps differ from most of the standard weather apps available in offering information specifically about hurricanes and tropical… Read more »

Notable New Apps: ‘Post-it PopNotes’ and ‘SB Nation’

Yesterday day was a crazy day on the internets following the news of the resignation of Steve Jobs from Apple but as I’m sure you’ve guessed, Apple and the App Store keep on ticking despite his departure from the company’s CEO position. New apps and updates continue to flood the App Store and a few… Read more »

‘LogMeIn Ignition’ on Sale at 50% Off for Limited Time

LogMeIn Ignition for the iPhone and iPad is on sale at 50% off for a limited time as a back-to-school special. This brings the app down to $14.99 from its regular price of $29.99. LogMeIn Ignition is a remote control app that lets you access your PC or Mac when you’re away from home (or… Read more »

Square Releases ‘Card Case’ for Mobile Purchasing, Updates Payment App

Square, a growing mobile payment service company based in San Francisco, has released Card Case for the iPhone. Card Case acts as a virtual wallet that allows users to make payments directly through a Square account at local businesses, doing away with the need to present a credit card to make purchases. Using Card Case… Read more »

Notable New Apps: ‘Five Guys Burgers & Fries’ and ‘Obscura’

The App Store doesn’t take a break on the weekends and there were a few notable apps that debuted over the past couple of days. First up is an app for the Five Guys Burgers & Fries chain. The company’s self-named app will locate the nearest restaurant for you and even let you place an… Read more »

Exclusive Preview: ‘Paperless’ Gets Dropbox Syncing, iPad Compatibility

When the iPhone first debuted in 2007, it came with a paltry handful of apps installed out-of-the-box. The glorious App Store was still a year away at that time and if you wanted to capture basic notes or lists, you were stuck with Apple’s simple Notes app. Notes recorded everything in that obnoxious Marker Felt… Read more »