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Tumblr for iOS updated with better searching and explore features

Social networking sensation Tumblr has updated its iOS app to bring much improved search tools and a new explore feature. Version 3.4 brings a much improved search experience. The new features centre around tags and blogs, so now users can search for specific tags and blogs, taking them directly to pages they’re looking for. Not only that, Tumblr’s app…

iWork and iLife apps for iOS show up on iOS 7 free downloads page

With Apple set to offer iWork for iCloud to its users a little later this year, speculation has been rising that the company could offer its iOS and Mac Apps free. After all, there’s little sense in offering a free cloud service, and charging for native apps for iPad, iPhone and Mac. Today, an interesting screenshot has shown up displaying Apple’s “Apple…

Is the iOS App Store Apple’s Best Service? [Editorial]

Yesterday Twitter was abuzz with news that many popular paid apps had become free. Many correctly presumed the promotion would be related to the iOS App Store’s upcoming 5th birthday. Cam Bunton covered the news for Today’s iPhone and he ended his article by posing an interesting question that really got me thinking: is the App Store Apple’s best…

iOS 7 beta 3 glitch allows stock apps to be hidden [video]

One of my biggest – in fact THE  biggest – frustrations with iOS has always been the inability to hide stock apps, or delete them. For many apps like Mail, Safari, Calendar, Reminders etc. there are a handful of third party apps which are better. At least in my mind they are. I hate having unnecessary apps on my home screens or in folders that I don’t have…

OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 3 released to developers

Today has been a very busy day for Apple and Apple developers. Earlier today, the Cupertino tech giant pushed out its Beta 3 for iOS 7 to developers for use on iDevices. Tonight, the company has rolled out its latest version of Mac software to developers. The Developer Preview 3 of OS X Mavericks has officially been released for all developers with a…

Vine is falling thanks to Instagram video-sharing

When it was first launched, Vine was the new and cool way to share videos. It took the idea of image-sharing social media, like Instagram, and made it into videos. The looping video app owned by Twitter became an instant hit. Vine soared to the top of the charts for free iPhone apps and users were sharing Vine videos on Twitter left and right….

Garmin announces heads-up display for in-car iPhone navigation

If you’re anything like me, you use your iPhone in the car a lot. I use my phone to listen to music and for navigation in my car almost on a daily basis (mainly because I’m pretty terrible with directions and navigation without GPS). For navigation users like me, Garmin has the perfect device that will allow you to check out where you’re going without…

Twitter for iOS updated, finally brings DM syncing

Twitter, today updated its iOS app to version 5.8 and at long last, it includes DM syncing. That means if you’ve read your direct messages on your computer, iPhone or iPad, it’ll automatically show as read on each of the other devices. So, no more annoying blue dots telling you to go an re-read every single message you get sent. The update also…

Apple publishes ’5 Years of the App Store’ page on iTunes

Earlier this morning, it was discovered that Apple was offering 10 of its most popular apps for free for an unspecified – and presumably limited – time. Apps and games such as Day One, Traktor DJ and Where’s My Water? all dropped to $0. As suspected then, it’s all part of Apple celebrating the 5th birthday of its famous App Store. To mark the special…

Olloclip’s telephoto lens comes to iPhone and iPod touch

Following Olloclip’s smash hit 3-In-One lens system, Olloclip has just announced a telephoto lens for iPhone and iPod touch. The lens will cost $99.99. It offers up to 2x the magnification of the iPhone/iPod touch’s built-in lens. The telephoto lens is compatible with the iPhone 4S and the iPhone 5, and likewise the fourth and 5th generation iPod touch…