Monthly Archives: June 2012

Get Color Splash Studio for Mac Free with Purchase of iPhone Version

MacPhun, the maker of Silent Film Director, FX Photo Studio, and many other photography apps for the Mac and iOS devices, is offering a buy one, get one free special for its Color Splash Studio apps through Sunday, July 1. If you buy (or already own) Color Splash Studio for the iPhone, you can get… Read more »

Google Releases Chrome Browser and Google Drive Apps for iPhone and iPad

As announced at Google’s I/O developer’s conference today, the search giant has released two new apps for Apple’s iOS devices: Chrome and Google Drive. Chrome brings Google’s own web browser to the iPhone and iPad while Google Drive offers access to the company’s Dropbox-like cloud storage service that provides 5 GB of storage to all… Read more »

PSA: Buy Me A Pie for iPhone and iPad Free for One Week

A little PR bird let me know that Skript’s excellent Buy Me a Pie shopping list app is free from today through July 4. If you have’t heard of Buy Me a Pie before, it’s a shopping list app with an essential feature for families or anyone with roommates and shared shopping responsibilities: the ability… Read more »

Apple Releases Stand-alone Podcasts App for iPhone and iPad

Today Apple released Podcasts, a stand-alone podcast management app for iOS devices that offers direct access to podcasts available in the iTunes Store. The app was expected with the release of iOS 6, which is planned for the fall, following a report earlier this month from AllThingsD. However with this release, iOS 6 is clearly… Read more »

Tweetbot for Mac in the Works

I’ve said it before but Tweetbot by Tapbots is still my preferred Twitter app for the iPhone and I would love to see a version for the Mac so I can bask in the cute robotic sounds and well-designed interface all day long (no offense to Osfoora, my current choice to keep up with Twitter… Read more »

Launch Center Pro Brings Configurable Action Shortcuts to the iPhone

App Cubby’s Launch Center Pro utility app debuted in the App Store today, featuring configurable shortcuts to complete actions that normally take several taps, such as completing a Google search in Safari, capturing a picture with Instagram, composing new tweets and much more. It’s like speed dial, but for more than just phone calls! Launch… Read more »

Fast Tools Pro for iPhone is Not What You Think

In general, I like to focus on providing information that will help you decide whether or not to spend your hard-earned money on an app. While many free apps are often featured here, most are paid (or free with compelling in-app purchases) since there’s more on the line for you to buy a paid app… Read more »

FileMaker Releases Updated Bento App for iPad

FileMaker, Apple’s subsidiary that creates relational database software, has released a brand new version of its Bento personal database app for the iPad. Bento 4 debuted in the App Store today at a special introductory price of $4.99 through July 31, after which it will go up to $9.99. Bento 4 features a redesigned interface,… Read more »

Review: Libon Voicefeed Ups the Ante on Visual Voicemail

Visual Voicemail, which debuted on AT&T with the first-generation iPhone in 2007, is an incredibly useful feature that does away with the need to make a phone call to hear your voicemail messages and allows you to see a list of messages at a glance and choose the ones you want to hear in any… Read more »