April is coming to a close this week, but the final weekend of the month kept everyone plenty busy, with Apple going on the offensive over in-app purchases, Draw Something 2, the end of AOL Music and new superpowers for Reeder for iPhone all hitting our radar over the last couple of days. Too busy enjoying the spring weather to be bothered? Get a snack-sized look at all this news in our weekend recap...
Some weeks it's all about the games, and we've got at least one of those for you. And some weeks it is all about the productivity and utility apps kicking butt and making your life easier. This week is one of the latter. And as spring finally seems to be cracking through the world, here's a few apps to likewise inspire you to do some things.
Sooo, what's this about Google Keep? Hahaha, now the company that's pulling your carefully curated Reader feeds wants you to give them some notes? Riiiight. Anywho, what's going on with Cupertino-related news and the tech constellation that surrounds them?
Tech fans the world over are mourning Google's decision to bury Reader this summer, and there are no shortage of contenders rising to take its place -- including Zite, who claims to have rebuilt Reader's core functionality in only six hours.
No, you won't get stabbed for missing out on these hot news stories from the Ides of March. Still, don't go missing any more of 'em if you want to stay healthy, know what we're saying? We're saying, you could miss out and feel sick about it. What'd you think we were saying?
Well, what a lame way to end an otherwise normal Wednesday on the internet. As of July 1, Google will shut down its ubiquitous RSS service, Reader. After almost 8 years as the go-to spot for keeping tabs on everything from news to blogs, we'll all have to find a new way to gobble up internet information later this year.
With so many iOS apps going into the App Store each and every day, it's easy to miss cool titles you might otherwise enjoy. So let's single out a couple selections, with a new Feedly for iOS landing today while MotoHeroz is Appoday's freebie for Tuesday.
Sometimes, there’s nothing really wrong with an app, but a developer manages to find a way to make it even better. Such is the case with Reeder for iPhone, which received a significant update to version 3.0 on Thursday.