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Microsoft Word is Currently the #1 Free iOS App in 120+ Markets

Microsoft Word is Currently the #1 Free iOS App in 120+ Markets

Microsoft’s Office suite for iPad continues to dominate the iOS app store days after its release, with Word, Excel and PowerPoint retaining the top three free slots in the U.S. App Store. But that’s only part of the picture: Word for iPad is the No. 1 free app in 120 countries. Microsoft launched Office for iPad in 135 ...

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

We brought you news on Blinkist back in January, a subscription service that helps you get to grips with books in fifteen minutes. It’s all about manual curation and condensing, as field experts with a passion for explaining complex matters provide abridged versions of non-fiction titles that can be read quickly. Thus ...

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

In addition to releasing Office for iPad, Microsoft on Thursday also updated Office Mobile for iPhone and Office Mobile for Android with a major change: both are now completely free for home use. You can download the new versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Microsoft says the decision was made in ...

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad: Free(mium) Apps Available Now

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad: Free(mium) Apps Available Now

When Microsoft released its Office Mobile app in June, it finally gave iPhone users a way to view and edit native Office documents on the go. While it worked well, it offered limited functionality. And let’s be honest, trying to do any real work on the iPhone’s smaller screen sounds about as fun as giving a cat a bath. ...

Songza Now Gathers Weather Info to Musically Accompany Your Rainy Days

Songza Now Gathers Weather Info to Musically Accompany Your Rainy Days

Songza has always been about the feels — about finding the right music to match any moment, whether it's waking up on a Sunday morning, pre-gaming in your apartment with friends, or moping over a breakup. The service even offers a "3 AM Airport" station that provides relevant jams for when you're stuck in an empty airport ...

Twitter (Android and iOS) Now Lets You Tag People in Photos, Tweet a 4 Photo Collage

Twitter (Android and iOS) Now Lets You Tag People in Photos, Tweet a 4 Photo Collage

Twitter on Wednesday announced two new mobile features for its Android and iOS apps: photo tagging and multiple photos in a tweet. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play and Apple’s App Store. The first feature allows you to tag up to 10 people in a photo. Best of all, tagging doesn’t affect ...

LastPass (Android) Can Auto-Fill Your App Log-Ins

LastPass (Android) Can Auto-Fill Your App Log-Ins

You may know LastPass, the cross-platform password manager, as a safe haven for website login details and common form info. Now, as well as playing nice with Chrome for mobile devices, the latest version of LastPass for Android can fill in app login data for you, too. Once it's updated and you've authorized this new ...

Apple is Testing Related Search Suggestions in App Store

Apple is Testing Related Search Suggestions in App Store

As first noted by developer Olga Osadcha, Apple is testing a related search suggestion feature on the App Store, which started rolling out earlier this week for iPhone users on iOS 7. The new menu, a scrollable bar with suggestions for searches related to the current search, allows users to discover more apps in search by ...

Oink Lets Parents Monitor Kids’ In-App Purchases

Oink Lets Parents Monitor Kids’ In-App Purchases

A 13-year-old with access to his parent's iTunes account can potentially rack up a sizable bill in an afternoon of Candy Crush -- a tab mom might potentially refuse to pay because she didn't authorize the purchase. Payments company Oink has created a solution that lets kids buy what they want, but still stay within mom and ...

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Finding time to sit down with a good book is challenging when you’re constantly faced with work deadlines, taking care of your kids or just dealing with life in general. But a new service called Rooster is looking to fix that by delivering novels in short installments that can easily be read during your commute, a coffee ...