Tag Archives: Apps

HiddenMe for Mac hides all your desktop icons with just one click

Ever been giving a presentation and wanted to prevent anyone seeing what’s on your desktop? Or do you just want to temporarily “clean” up your screen? HiddenMe allows users to quickly hide everything on your computer’s desktop with just a click of a button. Let’s face it, some of us just have messy desktops. Having an icon on your desktop allows you…

Apple Maps now features TripAdvisor and Booking.com reviews

Apple Maps now features reviews from two new sources: TripAdvisor and Booking.com. Previously, all reviews for hotels and local business in Maps were sourced from Yelp. Review data from TripAdvisor and Booking.com has popped up for select hotel listings. It’s unclear what the criteria are for TripAdvisor or Booking.com reviews to be presented rather…

Facebook launches Riff collaborative video app

Facebook today launched a new social video app called Riff. The app allows for friends to collaborate on video content, each tacking their own scenes to the end of one joint project. Anyone can start by creating a video. All you have to do is give it a topic, like #AprilFools, then your friends can view it and choose to add their own clips on that topic….

The App Store gates have opened for Apple Watch apps

    After select apps updated in preparation for Apple Watch last week, Apple has sent invitations to all developers for them to submit their apps and app updates for the upcoming wearable. Apple Watch will be in the hands — and on the wrists — of Apple fans from April 24th but you’ll start seeing more iPhone apps updating to…

Apps begin updating for Apple Watch

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We’re still two weeks away from being able to try on and pre-order Apple’s new wearable device, but a number of prominent apps have already pushed out updates that include support for the Apple Watch over the last 24 hours. Apple has already given us a glimpse into the functionality of a number of third party application for the Watch, but many of the…

Twitter releases live broadcasting app Periscope

If you’re a hardcore social media fiend, you’ve probably heard of Meerkat. The app allows users to broadcast their camera to anyone with a link to the stream, which is tweeted when the broadcast begins. People can click on the link and watch the broadcast. Most interestingly, Meerkat relies on iOS’s Twitter account integration for user management. It…

Nintendo bringing Mario, other titles to smartphones and tablets

The Pokémon Trading Card Game for iPad Your favorite Nintendo games will be landing on smartphones and tablets in the near future, reports The Wall Street Journal. Having staunchly refused to port its popular game franchises to other platforms in the past, Nintendo today announced that it will begin creating games for smart devices, like iPhone and…

Microsoft’s Cortana digital assistant coming to iOS

Microsoft is planning to bring Cortana to iOS (and Android). The digital assistant feature currently found on Windows Phone devices is said to be landing on phones and tablets from competing platforms in the form of a standalone app, reports Reuters. The Redmond-based company is working on improving Cortana using research from an artificial…

Enlight is a new, powerful photo editing app from the makers of Facetune

If you’re a keen iPhoneographer — particularly if you’re one that loves a good selfie — then you will no doubt have heard of and used Facetune, the excellent image editing app for touching up your facial snaps. The makers of that app, Lightricks, are back with a brand new offering called Enlight that builds on the technologies of Facetune,…