Posts tagged "apps"

Are We Suffering from Mobile App Burnout?

The New York Times’ Jenna Wortham thinks we are. She has about 259 apps installed on her iPhone. While I have roughly 170, I do have to agree with her: I hardly use 20–25 apps on a regular basis.

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Mailbox for iPhone Plans to Help Users Control Their Inbox With a Swipe

For years, I’ve been jumping back and forth between Sparrow for iPhone and the native Mail application as I have never felt completely comfortable with either application due to each having their own limits. Sparrow doesn’t allow me to view emails one after another, and Mail isn’t as Gmail friendly

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New to iPhone? Here’s A Newbie’s App List

The stockings were hung with care, and anticipation filled the air. The presents were opened with glee, and many folks a new iPhone did see. If you are among those fortunate folks, then do we have the app list for you! There are many great things about the iPhone. Apart

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Apple’s API Change Enables App Downloads Through Facebook

Remember when users had to go to the App Store to download new apps? Those days are over, at least somewhat, for Facebook for iOS 6 users. App developers who pay a per-click fee to Facebook can now make their products available for download through a pop-up window in a

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Weekly App Store Gems – Utilities Edition

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Publishes Open Letter Apologizing for Maps

Tim Cook today published an open letter to all of Apple's customers addressing the wide criticism over iOS 6's new Apple-powered Maps application. The Apple CEO, through the apology letter, which was posted on the company's website, says Apple is "extremely sorry" for any inconveniences the Maps app may have caused to customers, and it's doing everything it can to rectify these issues.

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Yet Another Service to Get Premium Paid Apps Completely Free

While it's not a new offering, FreeAppDaily has thus far been my number one stop for getting paid applications absolutely free - it's legal, it's easy and it supports app developers.

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Run Multiple Apps Simultaneously with Jailbreak Tweak

Writer Michael DeLisi and I have spent the last weeks questioning the availability of the ability to somehow run multiple applications at one time on the iPad. While it would increase the functionality of your iPad, it would also be an awesome step in furthering the potential of tablets. The ability to do so is now here in the form of a respectable jailbreak tweak.

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Mac App Store Hits Milestone

Though it isn't growing at the rapid pace of its mobile counterpart, yesterday was a fairly large day for the Mac App Store.

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Measure of Display: Showdown Between Converter Applications Convertbot & Convertr

A measure of display, pun completely intended, is taking place between what we consider to be the top two converting applications on the App Store. A comparison of speed, UI and more will be tested between the two shedding light onto the superior application. Developer Tapbot's Convertbot and Vervv LLC's Convertr will be posed against one another. Note: somewhat exaggerated for the purpose of hype.

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