TextGrabber + Translator uses your iPhone or iPod touch camera to capture text from books, magazines, road signs, menus, or other text, and can translate that text to or from over 40 languages!
The best iOS games are quickly learned and easily capture attention for hours at a time, or event just a few minutes. A quick puzzler, Amazing Shape Shifters fulfills both addiction criterion, grabbing the player with fun, thought provoking puzzles.
Google has released an official Google Offers app for the iPhone, offering a way for users to discover and redeem localized deals and coupon savings (similar to Groupon).
Popular music streaming service Spotify has just announced that Spotify Radio will be coming to their iOS app, allowing all users to create and access Spotify radio stations on the move for free!
The iOS app store has no shortage of ridiculously addictive games and Fur and Feathers is another fantastic game to entertain kids of all ages (and adults, too).
Matt Gillis, head of global monetization for mobile advertising company Millennial Media spent much of last week talking with developers at the WWDC. He says developers can’t wait for iOS 6 and Facebook to show up on Apple’s mobile devices.
Following the release of the popular Mac mail client Sparrow on iOS, the developer has finally updated the app with support for POP email accounts – one of several “essential” features the app was criticized for lacking.
Options have typically been limited for those who wish to record what’s being displayed on their iOS device, with most solutions requiring a jailbreak. One previously jailbreak-only app has just appeared in the App Store to make this a possibility.
Wallpaper Weekends is a post series intended to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers. Featuring the first-ever Wallpaper Weekend MacBook Pro Retina wallpaper by Rodrigo Sarzosa. He captured the photo in beautiful Buenos Aires!
There have been a great number of ports to iOS from PC and consoles. Some of these stay the same with no additional features or upgrades, while others seem to take it a step further. Mutant Storm for iPad is just such a port.
Can an app actually extend the battery life of your iPhone? A new app called Carat aims to do just that – and while I’d ordinarily be skeptical of such claims, Carat seems to put its money where its mouth is in a very interesting way.
Apple devices running iOS 6 will be able to receive United States government alerts during an emergency or disaster. The feature is expected to be available on all devices that can run iOS 6, including the iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4.
Following an observation that Apple had removed podcasts from the iTunes app in iOS 6, it now appears that there’s a good reason for that: Apple is planning to release a new entirely separate podcast app when iOS 6 debuts this fall.
Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps app is certainly impressive, but many were disappointed to hear that the new 3D and turn-by-turn directions wouldn’t be available on the iPhone 4. One Russian iOS developer has taken it upon himself to change all that.
Speaking with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West,” Noam Bardin, chief executive officer of Waze Inc., talks about the company’s mapping software and Apple Inc.’s decision to oust Google Inc.’s maps as the default application on the iPhone and iPad.
Cloud storage service Dropxox has updated their iOS app this morning, adding several new features, such as the ability to automatically upload photos and video from your iOS device!