• 'The Trace,' Sega's 'Sonic' series come to Apple TV's tvOS App Store

    March 17th at 10:51pm / AppleInsider / 0 opinions

    Two popular games from other platforms -- "The Trace" and "Sonic the Hedgehog" -- launched for the fourth-generation Apple TV on Thursday, with Sega promising that more Sonic titles would be making the trip shortly.

  • Automatic Link 'smart driving assistant' adds iBeacon functionality in software update

    January 29th at 5:51am / AppleInsider / 0 opinions

    Automatic has added iBeacon support to its Automatic Link "smart driving assistant," opening up the possibility for remote payments, granular car location tracking and, of course, enhanced targeted ads.

  • Track Paul Miller's return to the internet with new countdown apps for iOS and Android

    March 23rd at 10:13pm / The Verge / 0 opinions

    Paul Miller's year-long hiatus from all things internet will come to a close at 12:00:01 AM on May 1st. It seems like only yesterday that he signed offline, kicking off an ambitious quest to spend 12 months away from a resource many of us consider essential to our lives. 365 days without Starcraft. 525,600 minutes logged off of Facebook and Twitter. 31,536,000 seconds of pure IRL. With the end drawing near, now's the time to read through Paul's 33 (so far) articles on living an entire year offline....

  • GOGII Adds Free Calls To textPlus, Celebrates 20 Billion Messages Sent

    December 13th at 7:23am / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    For all the work that GOGII has put into their free textPlus messaging app, they have spent much of the last two or so years letting users do essentially one thing: communicate via text. As of today, that’s no longer the case: with the launch of their Free Calls app, GOGII’s trying to stake their claim in the voice space too. Sure, GOGII tested the waters with the textPlus’s Voice Note functionality, but the Free Calls app takes that concept and runs with it. Current users will find no reason to fret: t...

  • Google may release an iPhone keyboard with built-in search and GIFs

    April 5th at 7:23pm / Macworld / 0 opinions

    Google’s rumored iPhone keyboard may kick off the mobile keyboard wars.

  • Bloop It Takes Cutting And Curating YouTube Videos To Mobile

    February 3rd at 7:23pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    When you're at work, sitting in front of a computer screen, there's really nothing better than the moment a friend sends you a YouTube video. For a few minutes, life is good again. Charlie's biting fingers again. Double rainbows still exist. Harlem shakers are shaking. But on a smartphone, when you're on the go and perhaps on a less powerful network, the YouTube experience isn't always so…

  • Sending Secret Encrypted Text Messages on Your iPhone Just Got Easier

    January 30th at 3:00am / Gizmodo / 0 opinions

    One thing your iPhone could be better at: sending secret encrypted messages (aka for sexting and/or illicit relationships). The regular messages app leaves everything hanging out in the open! Text Fortress is an app that encrypts the messages you send and locks them down so only the person you sent it to, can see it....

  • BuddyTV Turns Your iPhone Into A Smarter Viewing Guide And Remote

    July 26th at 10:45pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    A couple weeks ago, I went to a hotel suite in Manhattan to get a demo of BuddyTV’s new iPhone app, which hit the app store a few days ago. In the video above, CTO Bill Baxter takes me through the main features. He shows me on an iPad for easier viewing, but the app is for the iPhone and soon Android. It combines a viewing guide on your iPhone, with social features like chat and being able to broadcast what shows you are watching to Facebook and Twitter. But it also suggests shows for you to watch t...

  • Vine now lets you watch an entire channel with one tap

    April 14th at 12:29am / The Verge / 0 opinions

    Forget scrolling from video to video — Vine now lets you sit back and watch an entire channel with just a single tap. After an update to the app on iOS and Android today, Vine will now include a "watch" button on all channels that lets you start playback of every Vine included to date. The button will work both on an individual person's channel and on Vine's curated Explore section channels. You can also select which order the Vines will play in, by choosing to sort the channel in chronological order,...

  • Apple pulls Bitcoin wallet app Blockchain from iOS App Store

    February 6th at 9:11am / AppleInsider / 0 opinions

    Apple on Wednesday removed Blockchain from the App Store due to an "unresolved issue," leaving some 120,000 users of the only iOS-compatible Bitcoin trading and storage app in the lurch.

  • Hands-On With The Week's Top Apps

    April 2nd at 4:25pm / Mashable / 0 opinions

    It was an interesting week for apps. This week Flipboard updated to version 2.0, adding a number of new features in the process, and Evernote updated its app for Android, adding support for the Evernote-branded Moleskine notebook. A new app by Smule lets you turn your words into a dance-worthy tune, and Gmail saw an update for iOS. Curious what all these new apps look like? Check out the video above for a hands-on look at some of our favorites from the past week.