• Enigmo: Explore: You Have 30 Seconds To Relax

    February 26th at 7:36am / Cult of Mac / 0 opinions

    Developer Pangea Software’s well-regarded Enigmo series of puzzle games has been around for a while, and they’ve turned over development of the latest installment, Enigmo: Explore to a new team, but the idea is the same: See that liquid dripping…

  • Yelp takes on Foursquare with new iOS discovery and recommendation features

    June 11th at 12:49pm / The Verge / 0 opinions

    As Foursquare continues to improve its location-based service with more focus on business listings, Yelp is pushing back at its rival with new mobile discovery features and design overhauls. As part of its new iOS app update, Yelp has revamped its Nearby tab to display relevant local businesses based on a user's location, using their past check-ins, reviews and recommendations of friends to deliver more relevant results. It will now also factor in the time of the day and the weather — suggesting...

  • CBS News Comes to the iPad, in Thumbnails

    September 13th at 9:20pm / Gizmodo / 0 opinions

    CBS News has a new iPad app, splitting things up into "News" and "Shows" and offering a sea of thumbnails for each. You can save stories for offline reading and watch some full episodes right in the app. Free.

  • Sometimes You Die gets prequel update, plus price drop

    July 3rd at 7:35am / Cult of Mac / 0 opinions

    I’m a massive fan of Sometimes You Die, the weirdly existential platformer with the banging soundtrack, which topped the iOS game charts earlier this year. For those who have played and completed the game, there’s some good news today because…

  • Drawing-themed messaging app Cubie introduces carrier billing for Android, as it nears 8m users

    June 14th at 4:48pm / The Next Web / 0 opinions

    Cubie, the drawing-themed mobile messaging app from Taiwan, has taken a big step to monetizing its service after it launched direct carrier billing for mobile payments in more than 40 countries worldwide....

  • App of the Day: CNN for iPad

    December 14th at 6:40pm / Gizmodo / 0 opinions

    CNN's new iPad app utilizes big images and high quality video to make news more visually engaging than it's ever been before. And let me tell you: it's a hell of a lot more fun than pecking through headlines. CNN, iPad, free. CNN's redesigned iPad app feels how a tablet-optimized news app should—it offers several ways to sift through news, most of which are image-based, it makes commenting on and sharing articles a snap, and it's got high quality video baked in at every turn. Anyone with an iPad who...

  • Mamabear Raises $1.4 Million For A Parenting App That Monitors Children’s Social Media Use And More

    July 21st at 7:43pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    While there are a number of family locator services to choose from today, ranging from those offered by the mobile operators to venture-backed startups, a nearly two-year old mobile application called Mamabear was created with a goal of doing more than simple location tracking – it’s a full-featured “parenting app” which allows parents – yes, mainly moms, by…

  • Facebook for iOS update brings status action icons and easier privacy control

    June 19th at 1:48am / The Next Web / 0 opinions

    Facebook for iOS has gotten a small update today that adds a couple of nice changes. Foremost is the ability to very quickly edit the privacy of a given post so that it’s visible only to the people you choose....

  • A Dictionary iPad App That Lets You Serendipitously Stumble Onto Random Words

    May 25th at 10:44pm / Gizmodo / 0 opinions

    You can chuck that Merriam-Webster dictionary that's sitting on your desk out the window (along with all your magazines). It's been iPad-ized and it looks beautiful. Also, it's free. Hold your iPad in portrait orientation, and it's kind of a ho-hum app that lets you search for words. Turn it landscape, however, and it acquires a scrollbar that lets you smoothly browse through every word of the dictionary. Tap to get your definition. It's not quite an E-Book, but I like it better than other apps, which...

  • Tiempo Wants To Simplify Time Tracking So You Can Focus On Work

    July 28th at 6:43pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    Y Combinator-backed Tiempo is a free time-tracking app for iOS, Android and the web that can be used by individuals or companies to track employee hours to pay them faster.

  • Printic Lets You Caption & Ship Cute, Polaroid-Like Prints From iPhone Or Android

    June 24th at 12:03pm / TechCrunch / 0 opinions

    Smartphones have long since established themselves as the preferred camera for the majority of users, and even though there are now a number of ways to share their digital output, there’s still something fun about receiving photo prints by mail. A new app called Printic, which has just this week arrived on Android following its earlier iPhone debut, aims to simplify the process of ordering these…