Monthly Archives: August 2011

Notable New Apps and Updates: AOL Editions and Google+

Even though summer is usually the time for vacations and relaxation, app developers are certainly not taking a break. AOL has released another new app while Google has put out an update to the Google+ app for its new social networking service. AOL released its new Editions app for the iPad last week. Editions by… Read more »

FBI Releases ‘Child ID’ for iPhone

Today the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation announced the release of Child ID, its first iPhone app intended to help parents store and quickly access information about their children in case of emergencies. The app can store pictures and other information, such as a child’s height and weight, for quick reference and dissemination to the… Read more »

IKEA Catalog Comes to iPad

If you’re lucky enough to live near one of the 280 retail stores in the Swedish home furnishing retail giant’s chain, you’ll be happy to know that browsing IKEA’s U.S. catalog is now a cinch for iPad owners. IKEA released its 2012 catalog via a new iPad app earlier this week, making it even easier… Read more »

Skype for iPad Now Available

Skype, the popular VoIP service, announced the release of its iPad app today. Skype for iPad hit the App Store for the first time late last night though it “went live prematurely” according to the company and was subsequently pulled. It returned to the App Store today and is here to stay. Skype for iPad… Read more »

Discovery Channel Releases Shark Week Apps for iPad and iPhone

The Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week event is here and the Maryland-based cable channel has released two apps to help you get the most out of it. Shark Week kicked off yesterday and will run through Friday, August 5 with a number of new programs and repeat showings of popular shows from Shark Week in… Read more »