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Review: ABBYY TextGrabber + Translate

Posted on 20/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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!


Google Offers App Comes to the iPhone

Posted on 19/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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).


Sparrow for iPhone Finally Updated With POP Support

Posted on 18/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.


Carat: An App That Increases Your Battery Life!

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.


AllThingsD: Apple to Debut Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.


iOS 6 Maps With 3D Flyover Ported to iPhone 4

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.


Waze CEO: Apple Going “Nuclear” on Google Maps (Video)

Posted on 15/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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.


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