Apps News

FaceTime Now Available To Buy In The App Store

Posted on 24/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple today launched FaceTime via the App Store for $0.99. This release allows 720p video calling from Mac to Mac. The latest Macbook Pro range include Facetime HD Cameras for a more crisp display and the app comes pre-installed.


New Final Cut Pro To Debut Spring 2011

Posted on 23/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to Tech Crunch, an updated version of Final Cut Pro is expected to be released Spring 2011. According to their sources, a small group of video editors was recently invited to Apple’s campus to to preview the changes.



Posted on 22/02/2011 by kevin

Have you ever wanted to browse the web in a browser that renders everything in 8-bit mode? Of course you have! And finally, those who want to punish their eyes can with this little browser, based on Safari for Mac.


BBC iPlayer iPad App Feedback From Our Followers

Posted on 15/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

iPlayer for iPad

We asked our Twitter followers about their experiences with the iPlayer and the results were positive, for the most part. An increase in stream quality with reduced lagging, an impressive design with great content / user interaction, and better performance than the browser version are the highlights of the positives.


Alert: Microsoft OneNote Mobile Now Available For iPhone – For Free!

Posted on 12/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Are you a user of Microsoft Office for either Windows or Mac? Do you use Microsoft OneNote to keep yourself organized, or to capture ans store notes on the fly? Do you ever use Microsoft Web Apps? If so, you’re in luck! According to an email sent out to an unknown base of consumers, OneNote Mobile is now available for free from the App Store! You can use it to store notes, create to-do lists, and in general keep track of your thoughts and ideas.


Opera Mini For iPad Coming Soon

Posted on 12/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Macworld reports that the iPad is about to get it’s very own version of the quite popular Opera Mini web browser. The new iPad-centric version of the browser will allegedly be released at the Mobile World Congress event taking place in Barcelona next week, along with revised versions of the app for other platforms, such as iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry.


Bejeweled 3 Likely Coming To An iOS Device Near You!

Posted on 12/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

In a recent interview, PopCam Games’ Garth Chouteau said that yes, it’s likely that PopCap will bring Bejeweled 3 to iOS. The newest version of the original game was released on PC not to long ago, but a large number of people held off buying in the hopes that it would soon arrive on iOS. Personally, I really don’t see a great deal of different between the original Bejewed, and any subsequent version… but for those of you that must have the latest, this should be good news.


Hipstamatic – evil photo stealers or innocent art kids?

Posted on 11/02/2011 by Frank Prendergast

hipstamatic chunky

Hipstamatic have responded to criticism from users over their Terms of Service, some users took issue with the all encompassing license Hipstamatic were being granted via contests and Hipstamart uploads. Hipstamatic have been responding to questions and posts on the matter and are having their legal people look into the terms.


Review: Alfred for OS X

Posted on 10/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Have you ever found yourself growing frustrated with the limitations of the Finder? Perhaps you’ve never had any trouble with the OS X Finder at all, but are looking for ways to improve your computing efficiency? Introducing Alfred – a productivity app that helps to speed up your computing experience, while at the same time making it more fluid.


Hipstamatic 200 released – cool new features, win an iPhone 4

Posted on 10/02/2011 by Frank Prendergast

hipstamatic 200

This is a very cool update, with some very clever functional updates and a beauty of a lens. The most exciting part of this update for me is the queueing of snaps – you can now take up to nine shots without waiting for each one to process, and they’re giving away an iPhone to one lucky Twitter user…


Hipstamatic photos win 3rd place in photojournalism competition

Posted on 10/02/2011 by Frank Prendergast

Corporal Raul Canto

New York Times photographer Damon Winter has won 3rd place in one of the annual POYi photojournalism contest categories for his series from northern Afghanistan entitled “A Grunt’s Life” – a good day for Hipstamatic, but not everyone is happy…


Love – An App From The Beatles & Cirque De Soleil

Posted on 09/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

I must confess that I’m not the biggest Beatle fan but I do apprciate a good audio visual performance. And nobody does it better than Cirque De Soleil. Love is an iPhone app that “brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion behind the most beloved rock group of all time to create a vivid, intimate and powerful entertainment experience.”


Want To Learn Japanese? There's An App For That.

Posted on 08/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Is learning Japanese one of your new year resolutions? Probably not. And for good reason, it seems to be ….. eh… a really foreign language. I mean really foreign. And complicated. Very complicated.

Japanese is a very tough language to read and learn. Dr Moku’s Hiragana Mnemonics is an iPhone app that will teach you Japanese in a fun and memorable way.