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Dropbox 2.0 for Mac Brings New Features, and a Great New Design

Posted on 12/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Despite the increasing number of competing cloud storage platforms available, Dropbox remains one of the most popular by far – and today, they’ve released a completely redesigned version of their desktop app to make the service even better! Dropbox 2.0 features an all-new drop-down interface, improved file sharing, the ability to accept or decline shared files from your menu bar, and more.


12-Year Old Pitches His iOS/Android App at SXSW

Posted on 12/03/2013 by Chris Hauk


Ethan Duggan was playing video games one afternoon after school. “My mom comes home and she has a bunch of dresses, like twenty,” he recalled. “She goes into her room, tries the dresses on, comes back to me, and says ‘How do I look?’ I say she looks great. Then I realized, I have a phone.”


Review: Business Card Info (BCI) – A Virtual Rolodex for iOS

Posted on 11/03/2013 by C. Marie Johnson


We live in a world of freelancers, independent contractors, and job seekers. Business cards are swapped at happy hour, at meetings, and out in the field, leading to a clutter of cards crammed into an already too full wallet. Business Cards Info (BCI) has developed an application that allows you to store business cards from contacts, or even create your own.


Angry Birds Space Rocks Out With Slash In New Update

Posted on 11/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Guns n Roses and Angry Birds aren’t necessarily two things you would put in the same basket, but whaddaya know, Rovio has just updated Angry Birds Space with a new theme tune recorded by lead guitarist Slash.


Rovio Releases Trailer For ‘The Croods’ Game

Posted on 08/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Rovio has a new game coming out, and it’s quite a lot different to what we’ve seen from them in the past. Instead of a physics puzzler, it’s more of a strategy/simulation game based on The Croods, a new Dreamworks movie that’s about to come out.


Skype for iOS 4.6 Updated With Improved Call Interface

Posted on 07/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Skype has updated both its iPhone/iPod touch and iPad applications to version 4.6. The updates include an improved calling user-interface, and a new feature to mark all recent text-based conversations as read in a quicker fashion.


Review: Pilo 3 – The 3D Interactive Story Book & Cooking Game

Posted on 07/03/2013 by Chris Hauk


Pilo the Pillow Fairy is back with another adventure, Pilo 3. Once again you and your child are encouraged to interact with Pilo, Tommy, and a whole new cast of characters. How does it compare to Pilo 1, which we prevously reviewed? Let’s take a look.


Marvel Unlimited Launches on iOS – Nuff Said!

Posted on 07/03/2013 by Chris Hauk


Attention true believers! Marvel Comics’ digital subscription service has FINALLY arrived on iOS devices! Marvel has announced the release of the highly anticipated Marvel Unlimited app on both the iPhone and iPad!


Review: Pilo 1 – The 3D Interactive Story Book & Puzzle Game

Posted on 07/03/2013 by Chris Hauk


Tommy is your average hyper-active little boy who just doesn’t want to go to sleep when it’s bedtime. But Dad has an idea. Give him a present. That’ll help him sleep! So Dad gives Tommy “Pilo,” a pillow toy. Tommy finally falls asleep… And then the adventure begins!


Twitter for iOS Updated With Improved Search, Traditional Chinese Support, and More

Posted on 07/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Twitter released a significant update today for their iOS app, adding a number of improvements to the search functionality, a new tab showing the origin tweet if you tap a link in the app, and an added emphasis on Top Tweets when searching a keyword. Notably, the update also removes support for various video uploading services, including Mobypicture, Posterous, and Vodpod.


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