Posts Categorized: iPhone

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for iPad Now Available

Microsoft released its staple office applications – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel – in Apple’s App Store yesterday. The apps are free to download and use to view existing documents though document creation and editing require an Office 365 subscription, which costs $99 per year and allows use of the apps on up to five iPads…. Read more »

Clear for iPhone and iPad Goes Free for 24 Hours

Since Apple doesn’t allow developers to charge additional money for app upgrades, their hands are tied when it comes to deciding how to handle significant changes to an app. Developers can either bite the bullet and just release an upgrade without earning any additional money from those who already purchased the app, or they can… Read more »

See Who’s at Your Door with SkyBell for iPhone

I’m intrigued by devices that you let you accomplish tasks that normally require your presence through a smartphone from anywhere in the world. Like the Nest thermostat that lets you adjust the temperature in your home or the Scanomat TopBrewer coffee maker that can make a latte for you, all through your iPhone. So Skybell,… Read more »

Unlock Your Mac by Knocking on Your iPhone with ‘Knock’

Are you tired of entering your password to unlock your Mac? Or do you even forego setting up a password for your Mac to avoid the hassle of unlocking it? If you’re like me and tend to carry your iPhone with you everywhere, developer Knock Software released today a unique solution to unlock your Mac… Read more »

Apple Announces Fifth-Generation iPad and Retina Display iPad mini

At today’s media event, Apple announced the next generation models of its iPad and iPad mini tablets. The full-sized iPad is now called the iPad Air to recognize its thinner and lighter design compared to its predecessors and the iPad mini gets the higher resolution Retina display. The full-sized iPad retains its 9.7-inch Retina display… Read more »

Apple to Hold Media Event on October 22

Image courtesy of AllThingsD As reported today by AllThingsD, Apple sent invitations to selected media outlets for an event to be held at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on October 22 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The invitation states “We still have a lot to cover” and it’s widely expected… Read more »

‘Clear’ Makes Its Way to iPad

Realmac Software has released a universal version of Clear, its lists app that first debuted for iPhone in early 2012, followed by a Mac version six months later. The new universal version of Clear has been redesigned for i0S 7 and includes some unique features for the iPad’s larger screen. Clear features an icon, fonts, and… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 7 With Redesigned Interface, iTunes Radio, Air Drop, and More

As announced at a press event earlier this month, Apple has released iOS 7 today as promised. The newest version of Apple’s operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, which was initially unveiled in June, rocks a “flat” design complete with a new color palette and typography as well as several new features. The… Read more »

‘Perfect Weather’ Aims to be Your Favorite iPhone Weather App

Contrast, the maker of one of my all-time favorite and most-used apps, Launch Center Pro, has released Perfect Weather, a––you guessed it–– weather app for iPhone. Perfect Weather hit the App Store this morning and costs $2.99. If you check out the App Store’s Weather category, you’ll find hundreds of iPhone and iPad apps with… Read more »