It's been quite a week for iOS shutterbugs, with the launch of Stream Nation and an all-new Shutterfly for iPad 2.0, but there's one more new service vying for your attention that aims to become a better Photo Stream.
Google may have set the tech world abuzz Wednesday with its early-morning media event (more on that in our next post), but Apple won the hearts and minds of its developers yesterday by introducing a new System Status page to keep the folks who make iOS and OS X apps up-to-date as Cupertino restores its developer portal. We're also serving up a free app in today's recap, so read on to find out what it is...
Let's talk about your mobile note-taking skills. Sure, there are many brilliant options out there to take down your thoughts, and while many exceed the utility of paper in terms of connectivity, for the most part they do not actually exceed the boundaries of their paper brethren. Enter Grid by Binary Thumb, a place where ideas are conceived and plans are made using a tile format.
Call us crazy, but we'd prefer to pay good money up front for quality apps without advertising or unwanted in-app purchases. Unfortunately, new research reveals that we're the minority of consumers, and the rest of you are apparently skinflints who want everything for free, even if it means putting up with ads. Not convinced? Check out the data for yourself in our Thursday recap...
Our long national nightmare is finally over: Google Maps has finally arrived for the iPad with a universal update to the existing iPhone app, which is also chock full of plenty of other cool features as well.
Hey listen, I'm not trying to tell you how to live your life or anything, it's just that you're doing it wrong. Sure, it's nice to go for the occasional Jetpack Joyride, but engaging with the real world is fun. You remember fun, right? YourExtraLife is an augmented reality project designed to challenge its members into venturing into the hot sun -- or staying in and watching a trilogy on Netflix -- and push them into areas outside of their normal comfort zone.
If you've never heard of IFTTT, chances are you're not really bending the internet to your will -- but starting today, you won't even need a web browser to use the service, thanks to a free iPhone app.
Apple's iOS App Store is one of those services we've become so used to having, it doesn't feel like five years have passed. But that's certainly the case, and Apple has made this week's milestone official with two handfuls of free apps for all to download. If that's not enough, get caught up on what's new with the latest iOS 7 developer beta or try to figure out what T-Mobile will announce tomorrow, all in today's recap.