Macphun Software has announced the release of Focus 2 Pro, an upgrade to the company’s popular Focus 2 software. The Pro version allows photographers to access new features such as motion blur and advanced fine-tuning for blur and focus areas.
After pissing of, well, pretty much everyone, with their effort to trademark the word “candy,” the company behind Candy Crush Saga is backing off from their absurd effort to trademark the word in the U.S. However, in Europe…
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission released a broadband speed test app for iOS on Tuesday. The app analyzes your mobile broadband performance (for both Wi-Fi and cellular) and then displays a summary of your connection’s download and upload speed, latency, and packet loss.
Walt Disney Studios has debuted their new Disney Movies Anywhere online service and iOS app which allows users to buy Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies and view them on multiple devices. Individual movies – from a catalog of over 420 films – will cost $19.99 each.
Developers tap tap tap have updated their mega-popular Camera+ iOS app to version 5.1. The update includes usability tweaks, a 16 X 9 shooting mode, a BOOST feature for filters, the ability to tap & hold an adjustment to reset it, and more.
Wednesday saw Facebook announce its intentions to buy messaging service WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and Facebook stock. The deal will include $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in Facebook stock.
Fleksy has announced today that it is making its alternative iOS keyboard available to developers for use in their apps. It has updated its iOS SDK and released it out of private beta.
The multitasking enabled workspace app hopTo received a nice update today. The app, which allows you to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files, and also manage your cloud storage amongst various services, gains SkyDrive and “open-in” support, and more.
Realmac, maker of the popular tasks and to-do list apps Clear+ and Clear, has elected to return to a single universal Clear app, and will also be offering the Clear app free for two 24-hour periods.
The one glaring weakness mentioned by both detractors and supporters of the iPad is its lack of Microsoft Office. While Apple’s own iWork suite makes up for much of this shortcoming, it still has a ways to go. Enter hopTo.
Apple is offering the official Tetris game from Electronic Arts for free via its Apple Store iOS app. Apple periodically offers free apps, books, music, and other content to promote usage of its Apple Store app.
Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced an update to their mobile app,“Britannica Kids: U.S. Presidents,” just in time forPresidents’ Day.
ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley writes that Microsoft Office on the iPad is definitely on the way, and it may be here sooner than you might think!
We’ve teamed up with the great folks at FFWD to give away 5 codes for Percent Mate HD for the iPad – The 10 in 1 Percentage Calculator. Plus, one lucky winner will get an iTunes voucher worth $20!
Major League Baseball has iBeacons ready to go in the home stadiums of the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The low-power Bluetooth transmitters will be used to send location-specific alerts within ballparks to users of MLB’s At The Ballpark app.
When you’re on vacation in a strange city, wouldn’t it be great to have a tour guide, someone who can lead you to the best sights to see while you’re there? Enter VadoVia, the crowdsourced travel app created for travelers, by travelers.