Monthly Archives: March 2012

Explore the Universe with Physicist Brian Cox on Your iPad

I’m a sucker for educational apps that provide insight into the world around us beyond reading and math skills (not that those aren’t important as well) and there’s an iPad app that debuted today that promises to be an impressive entry in this category.¬†HarperCollins has released¬†Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe for the iPad, an… Read more »

How to Use the Wish List Feature on

With more than 500,000 apps in the iOS App Store and nearly 10,000 in the Mac App Store, finding and keeping tabs on apps you may want to buy in the future can be a daunting task. However, we’ve developed an easier way for you to do this right here at If you’re new… Read more »

Send a Free Postcard Through FX Photo Studio for iPhone on March 27

The fantastic 8-megapixel camera in the iPhone 4S –plus the fact that I have my iPhone with me almost everywhere I go– makes it my go-to camera to capture images of both the mundane and strange things I come across. However, I’m not the world’s best photographer and my pictures usually need a little help… Read more »

Angry Birds Space Now Available for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Though we don’t usually cover games here at AppShopper, I’d feel remiss if I didn’t let you know about the release of a new Angry Birds game. I mean, your day would be incomplete without this information, right? Plus, what better way is there to while away time in the first week of spring than… Read more »

GrowlVoice is a Competent and Attractive Google Voice Client for Your Mac

Although the iOS App Store offers several Google Voice apps for your free texting and call routing pleasure, offerings to access this handy service through a native application on your Mac are a bit more sparse. In the past, I’ve used Andreas Amann’s excellent Dashboard widget, GV Connect (Amann also created the GV Connect iPhone… Read more »

Find Retina Display-Optimized Apps for Your New iPad

The third-generation iPad’s retina display is definitely a beauty and I’m finding that I don’t want to sully it with apps that lack high-resolution graphics. As we noted last week, app developers are working hard to update their universal and iPad-specific apps with better graphics but how can you find which ones have been updated?… Read more »

Apps Updated for the New iPad’s Retina Display Abound

The 3rd-generation iPad is available in stores in the US and nine other countries today and many developers have clearly hustled to make their apps ready for its retina display with a ton of app updates boasting high-resolution graphics arriving this week. If you will be getting a 3rd-generation iPad today or already have one… Read more »

Osfoora for Twitter Comes to the Mac with Tweet Marker Support

There is no shortage of Twitter apps in the Mac App Store though if you browse Twitter on multiple platforms, apps that synchronize your timeline position across your Mac and iOS devices are few and far between. Twitterrific was the first Mac app we saw that included this kind of synchronization using the Tweet Marker… Read more »

Billr Makes Bill Splitting and Tip Calculating Easy

The tip calculator category is a crowded one in the App Store and it can be difficult to stand out but a new app created by three college students brings a refreshing take to the genre. Brown University students Nicholas Shulman and Stephen Poletto came up with the idea for a straightforward and easy-to-use bill… Read more »

Apple Announces iPhoto for iOS, Updates to GarageBand and iMovie

At today’s press event where the third-generation iPad was announced, Apple also introduced a new iPhoto app for the iPhone and iPad and updates to the existing GarageBand and iMovie apps. iPhoto offers multi-touch photo editing, high-quality effects, brushes and more and can support photos up to 19-megapixels in resolution. Photos can be uploaded to… Read more »