Tagged with: iOS

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 ...

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Android has mostly caught up to iOS in terms of the number and quality of apps available, and it might have eclipsed it in another regard: App stability. According to Crittercism’s Mobile Experience Benchmark report, apps are about twice as likely to crash on iOS as they are on Android. Not surprisingly, the study shows ...

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

United States citizens should see being in the know, in regards to current events, as an enjoyable responsibility. Teaching students is the best way to ensure future generations are excited about this obligation. These apps can keep students of all ages informed on current events. BrainPOP Featured Movie (Free, ...

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 ...

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 ...

NYT Now (iOS) Will Deliver Curated News Stories for $8/Month

NYT Now (iOS) Will Deliver Curated News Stories for $8/Month

At a cocktail-fueled meet and greet at SXSW, we met with New York Times editors Jill Abramson and Clifford Levy to discuss the news organization's 2014 lineup of services, including a new enterprise dubbed NYT Now. Created as an iPhone (and iPod touch)-only application, NYT Now is the company's latest subscription-based ...

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 ...

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

A change that Apple imposed to make iOS 7 more secure instead has dramatically weakened the security of devices running that mobile operating system, a security researcher has charged. At the CanSecWest conference here last week, Azimuth Security researcher Tarjei Mandt said that Apple made a major mistake when it changed ...

Report: Apple Rejected a Steve Jobs Quote App

Report: Apple Rejected a Steve Jobs Quote App

A new app has surfaced that features Steve Jobs quotes. But it turns out Apple wasn't impressed, according to a new report. Quoth Steve has cropped up on the Web as a mobile app that users can run in the browser. The app provides daily Steve Jobs quotes that can be saved, shared via social networks, or synched to different ...

Google Making it Possible for iOS and Android Users to Game Together

Google Making it Possible for iOS and Android Users to Game Together

Google Play game services, the backend that powers online features for many Android games, is expanding significantly to iOS. In an announcement timed for the Game Developers Conference this week, Google says it's bringing turn-based and real-time multiplayer capabilities to iOS. Should developers choose to integrate the ...