Apple's big media event is almost upon us, but before you get distracted by shiny new toys, we've got another great roundup of new and updated apps that started touching down in the App Store over the last week. There's a little something for everyone including a few search and travel apps, plus a great new way to make photo collages from any iOS device. It's all ahead in this week's New App Recap!
Apple rumors tend to vary wildly between fact and total fiction, but here's one of them we would certainly like to see: a partnership with Shazam to make it even easier to discover music with an iPhone.
Fans of "read later" services Pocket and Readability will be overjoyed to hear that both services have made some big announcements this week, including the debut of a "smarter" Pocket for iPhone and iPad now available.
Twitter has long been a way for musicians to connect with their fans, but the standalone Twitter #Music app is something different: It's an opportunity for the social networking company to leverage its ubiquitous service to turn users onto new artists. The glossy iPhone and iPod touch offering pulls data from tweets and trends to build visual grids of artists in different categories, with iTunes audio samples just a couple of taps away. Twitter #Music looks the part, but while you might find some diamonds in the rough, it won't necessarily be due to the app's calculations.
Those rumors about Twitter Music launching last weekend at Coachella didn't quite pan out (unless you were a celebrity, apparently), but the real thing is finally landing Thursday in the form of web and iPhone apps.
Twitter is about to spread its wings and fly into a completely different kind of product nest, with a music app that taps into the users you follow to suggest what kind of tunes you might want to listen to.
Can two social startups unite and give users the best of both worlds in one place? That's the question being asked by Feedly and Buffer as they announce a partnership to change the way we discover and share content.
Out with the old, in with the new! Amidst rumors of big changes coming from Hulu, the company is rolling out a fresh new look for its website in an effort to make it easier for viewers to find what they're looking for.
Just hours ahead of Wednesday's release of OS X Mountain Lion, a new Mac trojan has been discovered -- and you'll have good reason to upgrade, since the dormant OSX/Crisis only runs on Snow Leopard or OS X Lion.