Monthly Archives: November 2012

Review: ‘Fantastical’ for iPhone

I’ve been a fan of¬†Fantastical for Mac by Flexibits since it was released last year and I was very excited to hear it was coming to the iPhone. Despite this excitement, I was a little skeptical that Flexibits could duplicate the utility and ease of use present in the Mac version on the iPhone. But… Read more »

Apple Releases iTunes 11 With Redesigned Interface

Apple has released a significant update today to iTunes, its media store and management app for Mac and Windows. The update was initially announced at the company’s media event in September along with the iPhone 5. At that event, the release timeframe for iTunes 11 was announced as late October but an Apple spokesperson stated… Read more »

‘Gift Plan’ for iPhone Keeps Your Present Ideas in Order

The holiday shopping season is now in full force and if you’re buying a lot of gifts for a lot of different people, you can get help keeping track of everything with Gift Plan by Glasshouse Apps. Gift Plan is an app that will let you track all of your important occasions and holidays and… Read more »

You Should Probably Check Out Walking Dead: The Game

[The fifth episode of Walking Dead: The Game, “No Time Left,” is now out and available across iPhone and iPad. It’s a $4.99 download, and it’s the last episode of the first “season” of the series. It’s a heart wrenching, beautiful episode and a superb ending to a fantastic series of games that work extremely… Read more »

Cyber Monday Mac and iOS App Sales

Today is the day when online retailers get their turn to drop prices drastically to entice you to spend your hard-earned money in a wild holiday shopping spree all while sitting comfortably at your computer. And it’s also a day that app developers use as an excuse to reduce app prices since you’re already at… Read more »

Black Friday: iPhone and iPad App Deals

Today is Black Friday and retail stores aren’t the only ones offering massive discounts for you to get your holiday shopping started with a bang– app developers are also using this as an excuse to offer deals on iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps. I wanted to highlight a few of these sales for you but… Read more »

Experience the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Your iPhone

As a kid, I got to see Macy’s Thanksgiving parade in New York City once when visiting family there. I don’t remember much of it. It was very, very cold. And very crowded. And I was too short to see much of the parade through the crowd. Parents, if you’re taking your kids to see… Read more »

Nokia Joins the Map App Fray with ‘HERE Maps’

If you, like many others, have not been pleased with Apple’s Maps app in iOS 6, you’ll be happy to know that Nokia is getting in on the maps action. Late last night, Nokia released its HERE Maps app for iPhone and iPad, bringing Navteq-based map and POI data to the App Store. HERE Maps… Read more »

Algoriddim Releases ‘vjay’ for iPhone

Algoriddim, the developer of djay for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, has released an iPhone version of its video and music mash-up creation app today. vjay for iPhone joins its sibling for Apple’s tablet, vjay for iPad, in the App Store at a special introductory price of $.99, bringing video and music mixing and scratching to… Read more »