Google Reader has been gone nearly a week, and many Mac users have discovered there are fewer choices for reading RSS feeds on OS X than there are on iOS. But with a little trick, anyone can make their own app for Feedly.
Over the weekend, a large amount of top iPhone, iPod touch and iPad apps started to go free for the first time ever, suggesting Apple may be about to celebrate the App Store's fifth anniversary in grand style.
Independence Day has come and gone, and Bill Pullman hasn't made any speeches about taking back Earth. Alas, first contact will have to wait for another year. Hopefully Will Smith is still up for it when the aliens finally do come, but in the meantime, let's highlight some great free apps that slipped through the cracks over June.
If you read the trades, talk to developers, or simply open your eyes while looking at the App Store, you'll notice that content curation and delivery apps have been the rage for the past year. While services like Rockmelt have provided your own controls for content curation, Rockpack hopes to give you complete dominion over your video content.
Public service announcements, by their inherently important nature, aren't really meant to entertain. Whether it's Pee-wee Herman letting us know about the dangers of crack, or Ted Danson getting real about seabed trawling, the message's tone is often dry and deadly serious. Last year, Metro Trains of Melbourne, Australia took a different approach by creating the wildly successful and dark-humored "Dumb Ways to Die." By transitioning the campaign to the iOS world, it's only taken on an even greater layer of absurdity.
Are you a leader or a follower? The answer to that question may determine how much use you'll get out of Poutsch, a free iPhone app that offers the answers to life's questions from the palm of your hand.
We're big fans of Logitech's Harmony remote controls, and even though the company may soon divest itself of the division, they're moving forward with a new Smart Control edition that puts mobile devices in control of the living room.
An elevator pitch is one of the hallmarks of any startup. The idea is simple: a short summary is used to completely encompass and define a person, product, service, brand or omnidimensional galactic consciousness in the time it would take to ride an elevator. Whether it be in the entertainment industry, where every venti latte comes with a killer coming of age screenplay, or a closed door meeting with engineers, organizing those thoughts on any brand new idea can be difficult. Elevatr hopes to be the service that takes your dream and makes it a reality.