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Mailbox optimized for iPad

Following the dizzying success of Mailbox’s iPhone launch, Orchestra Inc has today released an iPad optimized version of the app for iOS. The Version 1.3 update, released today has tailored Mailbox’s sleek user interface and intuitive gestures for the 9.7 inch screen of the iPad, and of course, the iPad mini. Mailbox CEO Gentry Underwood claims…

Mail Pilot price slashed: now $9:99 on App Store

A month or so ago we covered new email app Mail Pilot. Mail Pilot is a fantastic new email client which can trace its origins back to Kickstarter. Much like Mailbox, it uses intuitive gestures to transform your email experience. And, unlike Mailbox, it’s compatible with all providers, Outlook, iCloud, Gmail. It entered the App Store with tremendous…

Evernote now reminds users to update notes

A new update for the web, iOS and Mac versions of Evernote now allows users to set reminders prompting users to update or create notes. The new reminders section is always display at the top of the app (Mac), and there’s a different reminder section for each notebook. These can be organized by date, completed and upcoming taps. To add reminders,…

Apple patent reveals audio adjustment based on device orientation

A patent published today has revealed a new Apple technology which would automatically adjust audio output based on a device’s display orientation. The patent, named “Orientation-based audio” uses a mobile device’s internal sensors to synchronize audio output from multiple speakers. For example, if you were watching a video on your iPad and flipped…

Angry Birds Space free on iOS

The most popular iOS app of all time, Angry Birds Space, is today free on iOS. Rovio’s smash hit follows on from the original Angry Birds series, taking users, their birds, and their pigs into the outer reaches of the Galaxy. The game is most likely going to be free for the next seven days, but why wait! Reaching the number one spot in 116 countries,…

Windows 8 commercial uses Siri to mock the iPad

Microsoft has just launched its new Windows 8 commercial, in which it uses Siri to mock the iPad. It features a side by side comparison, and Siri can be heard saying things such as “I’m sorry I don’t update like that” and “I’m sorry, I can only do one thing at a time”. Despite my obvious iOS connections, I’m a really big fan of the Surface, and Windows 8…

Search App Store from your home screen with “AppLook For Velox”

Going into applications to use them is a thing of the past thanks to a new tweak called Velox. Velox allows users to interact with their applications in a whole new way. Tasks like clearing notification badges or quickly making a note  can now all be done without actually opening an application. The tweak I’m looking at today is an add-on to the…

Analyst: iWatch coming next year

The rumored iWatch is perhaps the most hyped product that doesn’t exist yet, but if there’s one thing most analysts agree on it’s this: the iWatch is coming. It’s now a matter of when, not if. Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst for KGI Securities, claims that the iWatch will debut next year sporting a 1.5-2 inch display. Production on the iWatch, according to…

Otterbox purchases competitor LifeProof

Otterbox made one of the biggest accessory announcements today during a press conference at CTIA. The case maker announced that they have reached a deal to purchase rival manufacturer LifeProof. The executives of both companies made a joint announcement today, and announced that the deal had been in the works for over four months. It was also…

Clear updated, now allows users to email lists

If you like to make to-do lists on your iPhone, you have probably heard of Clear by now. The app is a clean and simple app that helps users organize to-do lists and makes it easy to prioritize the list as well. The app was updated today, both for iPhone and Mac, and now allows users to share their lists with other Clear users by email. This new…