Category: Software & Applications

PayPal Refreshes iPhone App, Adding New Look and Local Search

PayPal Refreshes iPhone App, Adding New Look and Local Search

PayPal has recently launched an update for its iPhone app. The updates offer an entirely new design, which is far more appealing than what it looked like in last version of the app. The latest update will bring back the ‘Local’ feature that used to show vendors that accepted PayPal. In an updated version, the [...]

BBC Confirms Plans to Launch VOD

BBC Confirms Plans to Launch VOD

Mark Thompson, Director General at BBC has verified that the broadcaster is preparing to launch a service that will allow users download individual TV programs for a reasonable amount of fee, according to the Guardian. In a speech at the Royal Television Society (RTS) in London, Thompson made this announcement. Last week rumblings began to [...]

Waze Arrives in South Africa

Waze Arrives in South Africa

The GPS navigation service, Waze has officially announced its first venture into African territory. The service that offers drivers to share traffic conditions automatically in real-time has finally launched in South Africa. Waze is in fact a community-driven app offered on all the major mobile platforms, such as Android, iOS and BlackBerry. The service makes [...]

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Google+ Refreshes its Mobile Web Version

Majority of the Google+ users prefer using mobile web version of the service than opting for Android or iOS apps to make posts on the social network. The mobile web version certainly offers users a smooth and more integrated experience for all of Google’s products. The native apps for Google+ seem to get mobile team [...]

The BBC Reportedly Aiming to Take On With iTunes

The BBC Reportedly Aiming to Take On With iTunes

There is no doubt that content is all important in the online media world. The Cupertino-based company Apple has an upper hand on music and video distribution through iTunes at the moment. Now, it appears that one of the oldest media companies is planning to build a challenge. The BBC is reportedly busy testing its [...]

Apple Introduces iPhoto for iOS

Apple Introduces iPhoto for iOS

iPhoto is a handy app that was introduced by Apple back in 2002 as a part of the iLife suite of Mac apps. With iPhoto, users can simply manage, edit, and share their photo collections with simple-to-use non-destructive editing controls. The company has now decided to bring iPhoto to its iOS platform. Seeing the growing [...]

Bing Arrives on Windows 8 Apps

Bing Arrives on Windows 8 Apps

The most interesting but still underdeveloped apps that arrived with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, is a little program called Maps. It uses Bing technology to offer mapping tools for the operating system. Though unfinished, it is still a smooth app. However, Microsoft has some other plans for its users, as the Redmond-based software giant [...]

Apple’s App Store Strikes 25 Billion Downloads

Apple’s App Store Strikes 25 Billion Downloads

The Cupertino-based technology giant has announced on its webpage that its App Store has hit 25 billion downloads, which means that more than three apps per person across the world. It clearly shows the higher demand for apps worldwide as well as the increasing smartphone penetration and Apple profits (30% cut from every app or [...]

WordPress Announces App for Windows 8

WordPress Announces App for Windows 8

WordPress for Windows 8 is finally released by the WordPress. According to WordPress, its new app is now available for download on the new Windows Store. The app is developed completely in Metro style and also integrates some of the features of Windows 8. The most interesting fact about this app is its time of [...]

Adobe Announces Photoshop Touch for iPad

Adobe Announces Photoshop Touch for iPad

Adobe is doing hard to promote its products on mobile platforms as well. We have already seen Adobe Photoshop Express, a fine, free and highly usable iOS app for quickly fixing up your digital photos, but it is not as good as the desktop version of Photoshop. However, Adobe continued to improve its products as [...]

Twitter Updates its iPhone Application

Twitter Updates its iPhone Application

Twitter has updated its iPhone app, featuring a number of new features. The most interesting thing about this update is that it brings a host of old much wanted old features back into the application. The latest Twitter for iPhone app version 4.1 features several enhancements, including improved Direct Message handling and enhanced image quality. [...]

Apps Now Require Explicit User Permission to Access Contact Data

Apps Now Require Explicit User Permission to Access Contact Data

After being quiet for a while after the news surfaced related to Path, a popular social network and iOS app, that it was uploading users’ contact lists without asking for their explicit permission, the Cupertino-based company has finally broke the silence over the issue. Apple has finally responded to the earlier reports that Path together [...]

Microsoft Releases OneNote Android

Microsoft Releases OneNote Android

It was back in January last year when the Redmond-based software giant felt the need to show its presence on the Apple’s App Store with its most famous note-taking solution, named OneNote. The company announced that its OneNote was installed on 78M PCs. Now it seems that Microsoft wanted to expand its operations. The Redmond-base [...]

USTREAM: New Generation’s Recommended Software

USTREAM: New Generation’s Recommended Software

Smart phones are not just used for making and receiving phone calls. There are being used for multiple purposes like streaming videos to viewers all around the world. Viewing and broadcasting of videos are done through Ustream software application which is free of cost to use and install. Although there are many applications available for [...]

 The Open Source to Success – Free Software

The Open Source to Success – Free Software

Some of the best things in life are free.  “Open Source” is a term used to describe a concept of open sharing of ideas, source code and programs.  Ultimately, this all adds up to free software and utilities for the masses. To be of open source requires that software claiming to be as such must meet [...]

Mac App Store Launched with More than 1,000 Apps

Mac App Store Launched with More than 1,000 Apps

Apple has finally launched its long-awaited Mac App Store with more than 1,000 free and paid apps available to users.