Monthly Archives: October 2012

Realmac Software, Impending, and Helftone Tease ‘Clear’ for Mac

Earlier this year, Realmac Software, Impending, and Helftone partnered to create Clear, a gesture-driven list app for the iPhone with nary a virtual button in sight. I thought Clear had a beautiful and fluid interface and it remains one of my most often-used apps on my iPhone today. I have occasionally wished that I could… Read more »

A Quick Update on iPhone 5 Support in the Official AppShopper App

The iPhone 5 has been out for a little over a month now and developers have been updating their apps to add compatibility with this device’s larger screen ever since. We here at AppShopper are also trying to update our own official app but it’s taking a little more time than expected due to some… Read more »

Keep Track of Hurricane Sandy with Your iPhone

If you’re in the mid-Atlantic or northeastern US or have friends or family in these areas, you’re probably keeping tabs on the progress of Hurricane Sandy. As you’d expect, there are several apps to help you stay on top of the weather on your iPhone while you’re working on staying out of Sandy’s way or… Read more »

Apple Announces Fourth-Generation iPad and New iPad mini

As expected based on more rumors than you can shake a stick at, Apple announced the new iPad mini at today’s media event. The smaller tablet features a 7.9-inch display with the same resolution of the 2nd-generation iPad 2 of 1,024 x 768 pixels, which will allow all existing apps that work on the iPad… Read more »

MetaWatch Smartwatch Manager for iPhone Debuts in App Store

Ever get tired of pulling your iPhone out of your pocket or purse just to check a text message or see if you’ve got any new emails? What if your iPhone could connect wirelessly to your watch so you could see status alerts like this at a quick glance without having to pull out your… Read more »

Collins Brings the World to Your Fingertips with ‘Atlas’

I still marvel at the fact that the enormous dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases I used as a child to learn about the world and complete what seemed like endless amounts of homework at the time are now condensed into digital forms that can be carried in your pocket. And these digital versions can offer so… Read more »

Tweetbot Hits the Mac App Store with a $20 Price Tag

Tapbots, the maker of Tweetbot, my favorite Twitter client for the iPhone and iPad, and Netbot, an identical client for the Twitter-like upstart App.net, has released Tweetbot for Mac. Tweetbot had been released as a free public alpha in July and made it into the App Store today at $19.99, a price that’s notably higher than… Read more »

Apple Invites Press to October 23 Media Event

Image courtesy of The Loop The Loop reports that Apple has sent out invitations for a media event to take place on October 23 at 10:00 am Pacific Time at the California Theater in San Jose, California. Apple is widely expected to announce a smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad mini by the press so far,… Read more »

‘Quick Route’ Melds Google Places Data with Turn-By-Turn Navigation

If you’re running iOS 6 on your iPhone and still really, really miss Google’s map information in the revamped Maps app, you’ll be happy to know that the search giant is reportedly working on its own app to make available in the App Store. As pointed out by our sister site MacRumors over the weekend,… Read more »