Archive for the Apps Category

Microsoft Launches Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad

Posted on March 27, 2014 by

Microsoft finally released a version of their popular productivity software for iPad. Word, Excel and PowerPoint files have always been viewable on the iPad, but now you can download these apps that will let you create and edit documents….if you are willing to pay $9.99 a month for an Office 365 subscription. So the apps […]

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Microsoft Ready to Release Office for iOS

Posted on March 22, 2014 by

Microsoft Office for iOS is ready to be released, according to a report by Reuters. Microsoft has lost a lot of money with their Surface tablets, so maybe this is a way for them to make some of it back by releasing their productivity suite on the tablet people actually use. No word yet on […]

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Newsbeat iOS App Reads News from Your Favorite Sources

Posted on March 22, 2014 by

Newsbeat is a new iPhone app that lets you listen to the news that you choose while walking, running or driving to work. You can pick from a large collection of high quality, trusted, local publications as well as national news organizations. Newsbeat pulls together news programs based on your preferences and narrates the stories. […]

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Apple Announces iTunes Radio

Posted on June 10, 2013 by

Apple announced iTunes Radio, a free internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store. You will be able to access iTunes Radio on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, PC or Apple TV.  You’ll have access to stations inspired by the music you already listen to, Featured […]

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Mailbox Releases Update with iPad Support

Posted on May 23, 2013 by

Mailbox, the popular email app for iPhone, has been updated with iPad support. Today’s version 1.3 update makes it a universal app that runs on all iOS devices. A desktop version is also in the works, but no announcement on when it will be released. Mailbox has received great reviews for its clean design and […]

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Backblaze Releases iOS App, Access All Your Files from Your iPhone

Posted on May 23, 2013 by

Backblaze, one of the best online backup solutions for Mac and PC, recently released an iPhone app. The app lets you access, download, experience and share your files stored with Backblaze while on the go from your iOS device. Backblaze is available for free in the App Store. Features: Access - Start the app to see […]

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Apple Updates Find My Friends App with Location Notification Improvements

Posted on March 29, 2013 by

Apple updated their Find My Friends iOS app with a new interface for location-based alerts. The new interface has a few improvements, like the ability to fine-tune the location threshold for an alert. This is a nice feature if you are in an area like a school that has multiple buildings. You could set an alert […]

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Turnplay for iPad Receives Major Update, Free for One Day

Posted on March 19, 2013 by

Turnplay, the most realistic turntable on the iPad, is available in the App Store for free today. Turnplay usually sells for $1.99 and the app gives users an ultra-realistic experience of playing classic vinyl records on their iPads. The new update released today provides even more detail, new features, easier use and more. New features […]

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RUMOR: iPhone 5S Will Feature Fingerprint Sensor

Posted on March 11, 2013 by

This rumor doesn’t seem very believable to me, but there are some reports that Apple will feature a fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5S for biometric user authentication. China Times says that the new fingerprint sensing technology will enable heightened security for  Near Field Communications (NFC) technology that will be used for mobile payments. KGI […]

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Watch the 2013 Academy Awards on Your iPhone or iPad with the Official Oscars App

Posted on February 24, 2013 by

Unfortunately it doesn’t look like ABC will be providing a live stream of the 85th Academy Awards, but you can keep up with all the news and get exclusive backstage video streams from the official Oscars iOS app. Oscars is a universal app for iPhone and iPad and available for free in the App Store. […]

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