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Static App Review: A polished stat tracker for your social media accounts

  Social networks are deeply ingrained into the fabric of modern day life. We all use a variety of social platforms for work as well as play and we’re all probably (maybe even secretly) obsessed with keeping track of our number of followers, friends, connections and other metrics across these services. Static for iPhone is an app that aims…

Best alternative messaging apps: BBM, LINE, Kik, Viber and more

Unfortunately, the messaging ecosystem is a mess across all of today’s smartphones. Instant messaging does not have a universal protocol that all apps can tap into (like email, for example) so our conversations are tied to the messaging services that we use. That makes switching between messaging apps difficult as our friend lists, conversations, account…

BBM for iPhone – Overview [VID]

BlackBerry’s popular messenger service made its way to iPhone late last week, and looks to be one of the few remaining products of any worth at the troubled Canadian technology firm. Once a smartphone giant, it’s now been forced to hand over its greatest assets to other platforms just to keep going and retain any value. But none of that matters to the…

Share your panoramic photos with PanoPerfect [Review]

We love sharing pictures on the Internet and there are no shortage of ways to show your photos to friends and family online. Since iOS 6, iPhones have had a built in panorama function that allows you to compose a perfect panorama by simply sweeping your phone from left to right. These pictures are usually great, but there hasn’t been an established…

Take your social self back in time with Timehop [Review]

Sometimes you wonder exactly what you were up to a year or two ago. Well, Timehop is a social networking app from DOUBLEDUB INC that allows you to find out just that. By linking up your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and Foursquare accounts, Timehop allows you to see exactly where you were and what you were doing on this exact date in previous…

Path 3.1 brings “more stickers to more places”

Stickers! The popular iOS app, Path, has taken Apple’s classic “there’s an app for that” slogan and given it a bit of a twist. With the newly updated Path 3.1, it has been the goal of the Path developers to “give characters, faces, and icons to those day-to-day triumphs, annoyances, and logistics. Stuck in traffic? A promotion at work? In desperate need…

TiP Daily 5/17/13: BBM for iPhone, Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5, & more! [VID]

1. iOS 7 concept iOS 7 is the thing I’m most looking forward to on Apple’s horizon – even more than the iPhone 5S. Having to wait until WWDC is tough, but looking at iOS 7 concepts is a great way to pass the time. This latest concept incorporates the “flat” design that Johny Ive is rumored to be embracing, but takes it one step further by offering the…

Hang w/: Real-time broadcasting from one phone to many [Review]

If you’re a fan of broadcasting tools like Google+ Hangouts and Ustream, you might want to give Hang w/ a try. Developed by MEDL Mobile, Hang w/ is a social networking app that lets you virtually “hang with” people using real-time video. Instead of recording a video and waiting for it to upload, this app sends real-time video from your mobile device to…

Facebook, 1Password receive major updates

Two incredibly popular iOS applications, Facebook and 1Password, both received pretty major updates today. 1Password, the popular password storage application, was updated to 4.2. Among the new features, 1Password now offers the ability to share items via Messages, search for passwords using a URL, and the usual amount of bug fixes. The app is available…