[credit provider=”A Little Lam/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/aelam/4255928818/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Going to somewhere you’ve never been before can be a stressful experience. Luckily, modern technology can help you out through your travels so you can actually enjoy your vacation.Yes, it’s cliche, but there’s an app for that.
The idea: IntoNow is like Shazam for TV shows. Just hold up your IPhone, IPad or IPod to your television or computer screen and it’ll tell you what you’re watching.
Path, the social photo-sharing service that limits sharing to your 50 closest friends and family members, has announced a new round of funding. It’s also opening the service to allow sharing via e-mail, instead of requiring users to have the Path app on their iPhone.
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lilymonster/5405088296/”] It’s the two year anniversary of popular photography app Camera+, and the company is celebrating with a blistering, trash-talking blog post.John Casasanta, founder of Tap Tap Tap, says Adobe, Zynga, Google, and most recently Twitter have all tried to buy his app making company, Tap Tap Tap, […]
[credit provider=”iTunes” url=”http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/snapseed-for-ipad/id439438619?mt=8&ls=1″] This week’s free app is Snapseed, a photo editing program similar to iPhoto.It’s also the app that Jack Dorsey started using after Facebook bought Instagram.
Halfbrick, the developer behind popular mobile game Fruit Ninja, is celebrating the app’s second birthday today.
[credit provider=”The Verge” url=”http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/9/2937265/the-4-inch-iphone-5″] Apple has ordered larger screens from its Asian suppliers for the next iPhone model, the Wall Street Journal has learned.The new iPhone screens are “at least” 4-inches, up from 3.5 inches on the iPhone 4S, the Journal reports, citing anonymous sources close to the situation.
In November, gourmet food and wine discount site Lot18 closed a big $30 million round of financing.
[credit provider=”GREE”] t looks like Japanese mobile gaming giant GREE Is on a shopping spree for mobile game makers.When we talked to founder Yoshikazu Tanaka last month, his company had just made an investment in IUGO, a Canadian mobile game maker.
Apple’s App Store appears to have had a bad March.
[credit provider=”Apple”] Google may have missed its chance to snag Instagram, but if it wants to make another YouTube-like purchase it should get to know video-sharing app Viddy.Viddy is the number 2 free photo and video app in the Apple App Store, after Instagram.
[credit provider=”screenshot”] InstaDM has only been in the Apple App Store for 6 days, but it’s already been downloaded more than 150,000 times.It’s funded by its users and taps Instagram’s 30 million plus user base.
[credit provider=”Cristian Castillo”] Instagram is one of the hottest startups in San Francisco. Its Android version hit 1 million downloads in just 24 hours.But the popular photo sharing app doesn’t have a direct messaging service like Twitter does.
Here’s an iPhone app for the new Silicon Valley housing boom: HomeSnap lets you snap photos of houses and know what they sold for and how much they’re worth.
[credit provider=”screenshot”] The Apple Store is already way more efficient than shopping in most other stores — there are usually dozens of clerks walking around with handheld card readers, so you never have to wait in a long line for a cash register.But sometimes the store gets so crowded, it’s […]
[credit provider=”Jon Alagem via Facebook”] Last year, Jon Alagem realised finance was not his calling. A 2004 UPenn graduate, Alagem worked for a hedge fund and left last year to start a company, Trendabl.Trendabl (no e) launched this morning and it’s a lot like Instagram for fashion. Users can upload […]
[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Voxer, an app that turns your phone into a walkie talkie, is one of the hottest startups in San Francisco. But it wasn’t an overnight success.Tom Katis co-founded Voxer five years ago, but the buzz around Voxer didn’t really start until six months ago.
[credit provider=”Chris Hulls”] Apps like Highlight have made location sharing more popular, but one startup has been using that technology for years and it’s nearly as big as Foursquare.Life360, which lets families keep track of each other’s location using their smartphones, currently has 13.7 million users. The company gathers over 150 million location […]
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/4319350283/”] Apps are making old fashion phone calls much smarter. Gustaf Alströmer, VP of growth at Voxer, said voice is the biggest trend venture capitalists missed last year.
[credit provider=”Dom Leca”] When Sparrow debuted on the Mac, it won the hearts and minds of email power users everywhere.Now the Sparrow team has brought its streamlined email experience to iOS.
[credit provider=”Boonsri Dickinson, Business Insider”] Paul Davison built an iPhone app that knows if people in your social circle are near you. The app is called Highlight and it launched a few weeks ago. The app allows you to see photos of people around you and see who you know in […]
[credit provider=”Ellis Hamburger, Business Insider”] We all know that making to-do lists is way more fun than actually doing anything.This is especially the case when you use Clear, a new app launching today on the App Store for $0.99 that has already hit #1.
Scalado Remove is a new photography app for iPhone and Android that you have to see to believe.
We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps you might’ve missed this week.
It’s tough to argue that any Twitter app is as fast, feature-packed, and rock solid as Tweetbot for iPhone.
Dropbox is dead simple for syncing files across your computers, but doesn’t offer much in the way of customisation or advanced features.
The Reminders app that comes on your iPhone can make your daily errands and tasks a bit less tedious, so why aren’t you using it?
We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps you might’ve missed this week.We have an app to help you manage your garage band, a classic game Bill Gates designed in 1981, and an app to bring you all the best “long reads” from around the web.
[credit provider=”Evernote”] We recently spoke to Phil Constantinou, VP of Product at Evernote, Inc. Magazine’s “Company Of The Year,” and one of our favourite apps to use.Frankly, if you’re not using Evernote to organise everything in your life from notes to photos to to-do lists, you’re nuts.
We generally stick to Tweetbot for all of our tweeting needs on iPhone, but a flashy newcomer has entered the arena.It’s called Twittelator Neue. It’s a fresh take on the user interface of conventional Twitter apps because it focuses on images.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps you may’ve missed this week.We have an app that consolidates all of your contacts between your social networks, the classic mobile phone game Snake for iPhone, and a free way to watch Time Warner Cable on […]
[credit provider=”Ellis Hamburger, Business Insider”] Square card readers are the cool new way to accept credit cards at your small business.We visited a few places in New York City to find out how they liked their Square readers, and what parts of Square aren’t working out so well.
If you haven’t been paying attention to Evernote, now’s the time.
British company apptoyz is re-inventing mobile gaming by integrating smartphones in game accessories such as guns, fishing rods and car wheels.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve become pretty accustomed to shelling out a dollar or two for the best iPhone apps, but many of the best apps are free.Here are our favourite iPhone apps that won’t cost you a penny, and don’t include any ads!
After a little hiatus due to the Consumer Electronics Show last week, we’re back with our favourite apps that you may’ve missed this week.
Timeline, Facebook’s new profile view that lets you make a collage out of your life, started as an overnight “hack” built by four people.
We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps that you may’ve missed this week.
Samsung launched its own iMessage clone called ChatON for Android in October, and now the app has launched for iPhone.
PayAnywhere is a new mobile payments solution that has one killer feature Square can’t brag about: you can build PayAnywhere into your own app.Whereas Square forces you to use its app to process transactions, PayAnywhere enables you to maintain control over the purchasing experience.
Windows Phone apps look undeniably beautiful, but they don’t always have as much functionality as iPhone apps.
[credit provider=”Apple”] Epic Games, the creators of the excellent Infinity Blade I and II games for iPhone and iPad, just announced that it has made $30 million thus far on the two titles.Infinity Blade II, which launched about a month ago to rave reviews, has already brought in $5 million […]
[credit provider=”Steve Kovach, Business Insider”] Developers have submitted more than 50,000 apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace, according to Windows Phone app tracking site All About Windows Phone.It took 40 days to for developers to submit the most recent 10,000 apps, and more than a year for them to submit […]
LogMeIn, arguably the best way to access your computers from an iPhone or iPad, is now free to download from the App Store.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps that you might’ve missed this week.We have an app for making awesome 3D artwork, an app for touring places around the world, and even an app to find old school record stores near you.
We just got our hands on JJ Abram’s new iPhone app called Action Movie FX, which lets you create crazy Hollywood special effects using only your iPhone.
Electronic Arts and Gameloft, two of the biggest app makers for iPhone and iPad, just announced a huge sale that brings down most of the two companies’ games to just $0.99.Here are the best games you can get for under a buck this holiday season, including Madden, Need For Speed, […]
While many young entrepreneurs say they want to create the next Facebook, 16-year-old Nick D’Aloisio wants to solve the problem social networks have created in the first place.
We’ve put together our favourite iPhone and iPad apps that you might’ve missed this week.
[credit provider=”Via Paul Haddad”] On Monday we spoke with Paul Haddad, the programmer behind Tweetbot, the best Twitter app in the App Store.We asked Paul about what makes Tweetbot so good, and why tech fanatics are in a frenzy about it.
Microsoft just launched SkyDrive for iPhone, the company’s cloud storage and document collaboration service.
Last week, Microsoft launched My Xbox LIVE, an app to manage your Xbox LIVE account from your iOS device.
Despite the fact that Android has more market share than iOS, developers still prefer the iOS platform as the place to make an application first, according to new data from mobile analytics company Flurry.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together the best apps for iPhone and iPad that you may’ve missed this week.We have Evernote’s great new food-remembering app, the New York Times’ useful Election 2012 app, plus an app to help you find even more apps.
If you haven’t noticed, we cover a lot of apps here at SAI: Tools.While many apps make it into the ranks of our weekly Apps Of The Week column, few stick around on our iPhone home screens for very long.
Just like you, Zite gets smarter over time.
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] John Gruber of Daring Fireball has a long withering look at the new Twitter iPhone app.His summation of the app and the problems with Twitter’s direction:
Instagram has won Apple’s coveted “iPhone App Of The Year” award, according to the App Store home page on our iPhones.
The Onion is not a “real” newspaper. It’s satire.
Today, Box announced the newest version of its much-loved iPhone and iPad app, featuring some new features everyone’s been requesting.
[credit provider=”Ellis Hamburger, Business Insider”] Today, streaming video game service OnLive announced its new app and wireless controller for smartphones and tablets.Essentially what this means is that you can play top tier games like L.A. Noire and Batman: Arkham City on your iPad, which is completely insane. Even last year […]
[credit provider=” via iPhoneItalia” url=”http://www.iphoneitalia.com/esclusiva-facebook-introdurra-le-chiamate-video-in-facebook-messenger-per-iphone-314767.html”] Facebook’s Messenger iPhone app lets you chat with friends, but according to a new report from iPhoneItalia, the app will soon support video chat as well.The screenshot (pictured right) is supposedly from an early version of Facebook’s video chat interface.
[credit provider=” Via Evernote Forums ” url=”http://discussion.evernote.com/topic/22248-congrats-to-evernote-company-of-the-year/”] Evernote has won Inc. Magazine’s Company Of The Year award, according to the December issue that just hit newsstands.Evernote is one of our very favourite productivity apps, and it’s on just about every platform from iPhone to Android.
We’ve put together a list of the best iPhone and iPad apps you may’ve missed this week.
After several months of tireless development, Bill Nguyen’s team is finally ready to launch colour 2.0.
Ever wanted to try out a Windows Phone?
Instagram is the app that every mobile developer dreams of building.
Welcome to the SAI: Tools 10 x 10 Holiday Gift Guide! We’re picking the 10 best products from 10 different categories to round out your shopping list this year.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together our favourite iPhone and iPad apps that you may’ve missed this week.We have an app filled with photos and videos of the world’s hottest cars, Yipit’s new iPhone app, the best Superman game ever, plus a lot more.
Google’s garbage Gmail app is back in the App Store after a botched launch last week, and there’s only one reason you really need it.
[credit provider=”Apple”] LinkedIn just unveiled a completely revamped version of CardMunch, its popular iPhone app for scraping business cards for vital information.CardMunch 3.0 intimately ties business cards you snap pictures of with the person’s LinkedIn profile. This gives you a glimpse into mutual contacts, credentials, and more.
Slice is a new app that aims to make receipt-keeping and package-tracking so simple you don’t even need to do anything.
There are hundreds of local recommendation apps for iPhone that aim to help you find quality food and drink at venues near you.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together a list of our favourite apps that you may’ve missed this week.We have an app to help you remember the names of people you meet, an app that pulls together all the best daily deals around your location, the new Apple Store app, plus much […]
[credit provider=” via Sonny Dickson ” url=”http://sonnydickson.posterous.com/ios-5-hides-an-android-like-autocorrect-keybo”] iOS 5 has a built-in word suggestion toolbar, just like Windows Phone and Android.As you’re typing, suggested words come up. If you misspell a word, tap it to see suggestions for what you might’ve meant.
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/”] For the great majority of iOS users, the only way to find new iPhone apps is to see what Apple is featuring or rely on the App Store’s wonky “Genius” recommendation service.Crosswalk, a new website launching today, aims to solve this massive problem.
Some clever hackers have found a way to turn on a panoramic camera feature Apple hid inside iOS 5, 9to5 Mac reports.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together a list of our favourite apps for iPhone and iPad that you may’ve missed this week.We have an app that notifies you when your flight is delayed, an app to help you find food trucks, Apple’s new music-making app, plus a lot more.
[credit provider=”Quickoffice” url=”http://www.quickoffice.com/”] iCloud is supposed to make it easy to back up photos, contacts, email, reminders, and app data.Most of the time, it works, but we’re often left wanting more features and customisation. Here are our favourite iCloud alternatives.
[credit provider=”Dominique Leca, Sparrow”] We previously reported that Dominique Leca was working on a secret iPhone version of his brilliant Sparrow For Mac email app, and today, we finally have some more details.After Google released its very lackluster Gmail app yesterday, Leca opened up about Sparrow for iPhone, and about righting […]
Google’s Gmail application for the iPhone is garbage.
Google just announced the availability of Gmail for iPhone and iPad, two apps we’ve been waiting years for.
[credit provider=”2Space.net” url=”http://www.2space.net/news/article/342281-1299784804/”] Rovio just announced that its golden egg mobile game Angry Birds just passed 500M game downloads worldwide, making it one of the most downloaded games in history.Angry Birds players amass 300 million minutes of playing time each day, Rovio added.
[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Apple has gradually begun playing down the differences between Mac OS X and iOS.OS X Lion’s Launchpad feature makes your computer screen look like an iPad’s home screen.
You’d like to track down the Mud Truck for a coffee on your way to work. And a grilled cheese from Morris Truck for lunch sounds pretty tasty. The problem is you don’t know which streets the vendors are on today.Dave Cascino built a free iPhone app, Tweat.it, that will […]
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together a list of all the best apps you missed this week for your iPhone and iPad.This week, we have some great new iPad app versions of some of our favourites like Bloomberg, Mint, and Soundcloud, as well as some hot new games in the mix.
[credit provider=”Apple”] The iPhone 4S features the superfast new dual-core A5 processor for 7X the graphics performance of the iPhone 4.While few games have been built exclusively for the iPhone 4S, we’ve picked out favourite Retina-enabled games that will best take advantage of the new processing power.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together the best apps you missed this week for iPhone and iPad.There’s a sleek iPod app replacement, a great new version of Instapaper, a new 3D weather channel app, and much more.
For some iPhone 4S users, Siri seems to be “unable to connect” pretty frequently.
[credit provider=” via MacRumors ” url=”http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1254206″] This weekend, a New York City man bought his wife an iPhone 4S and loaded Apple’s new Find My Friends app.Find My Friends enables you to see the rough overall location of friends who’ve allowed you to follow them, so of course this story […]
[credit provider=”Apple”] On this beautiful iPhone 4S and iOS 5.0-filled Saturday, we’ve collected the best apps you missed this week.We have a great new chat app for iPad, an excellent GPS navigation app for only a buck, Apple’s new movie trailers app, plus much more.
[credit provider=”Box.net”] Box, one of our favourite ways to share documents and collaborate with coworkers and friends, just announced an insane promotion to entice users to download its iOS app.If you download Box’s iOS app and sign up (which takes about two seconds), you get 50 GB of free storage, […]
iCloud is Apple’s brand new solution to keeping all of your Apple devices in sync.Whether its emails on your iPhone, documents on your Mac, or photos on your iPad, iCloud aims to make sure any changes you make on one device instantly appear on another.
[credit provider=”iTunes” url=”http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=469316631&mt=8″] Art fans in the United States looking to explore the work of pop art icon Andy Warhol are in luck. The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh has launched a new smart phone app designed to enhance the work of Warhol both at the museum and beyond.
Alongside Apple’s launch of iOS 5, the company also released several great new apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users.
As a young person living in a very urban area, I’ve felt a little bit left out because I never signed up for Foursquare, the “check in” app the startup scene is always talking about.
While at a bachelor party recently, my buddy Fitz whipped out his iPhone to order strippers via the Web.
[credit provider=” via Fortune Live Media ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fortunelivemedia/5957944055/”] In an interview with 9to5Mac, Siri board member and co-founder Norman Winarksy spilled a few beans about Apple’s big iPhone announcement tomorrow.Or at least about the impact his company’s software will make, in combination with the world’s best-selling smartphone.
[credit provider=”Apple”] We’ve put together all the best iPhone and iPad apps you missed this week.First, Quora finally brought its amazing Q&A site to iPhone.
We’ve put together the best apps you may’ve missed this week.
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