Tag Archives: Apps

Google+ iOS app update adds to Google’s massive refresh this month

Google has updated most of its lineup of apps for iOS over the past few months. We’ve seen the launch of a YouTube app as well as a Gmail revamp and – of course – Google Maps. Google+ is the latest in the company’s portfolio to get the update treatment. Version 4.0 is available for free on the App Store from today. The more Google keeps updating…

Dropbox 2.0 for iOS released: features new UI and great photos gallery

Dropbox announced today via its blog that the app for iOS has been updated, and is available on the App Store now. Version 2.0′s most noticeable improvement is the new photo viewer. Pictured above you can now see your images in full screen. “Also, when you select a photo, you’ll be able to view it in full-screen glory with nary a button in sight….

A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime launch iPad apps for Xfinity customers

One of the best things about the iPad is watching movies on it. Its screen is bright and big, but portable enough that it isn’t bothersome. Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video are just a few of the ways that you can enjoy videos through your iPad. That selection is getting a lot bigger if you’re an Xfinity customer. A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime…

Google Maps overview on iPhone 5 [VID]

Cam checks out the brand new native Google Maps app for iOS. It’s pretty swish, and it’s free! App Store link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-maps/id585027354?mt=8 Cam on twitter: http://twitter.com/TiP_Cam TiP on Facebook: http://facebook.com/todaysiphone TiP on…

iOS App Store gifting returns

You may or may not have noticed that of iOS 6 quietly removed one of the iPhone’s most generous features – app gifting – from the App Store. Personally, I was unaware of this fact, but that doesn’t mean I’m not glad that it’s returned. Seemingly just in time for the holiday season, Apple has re-released this feature, and it’s now incredibly simple to…

Pinners will love creating lists with Snipbase [Review]

I’ve downloaded many productivity apps in 2012, and although I just introduced you to Don’t Forget Your List, I wanted to feature another app that I thought holiday shoppers could benefit from. Unlike Don’t Forget Your List, which specializes in GPS-based reminders, Snipbase provides users with photo-based shopping lists for any occasion. Whether you’re…

Google Maps SDK allows devs to use its maps instead of Apple’s

Google Maps is here, and it’s already being praised for its superior performance compared to Apple’s own default program. What you may not have known is that within the app framework is a SDK which allows other app developers to use its map data instead of Apple’s. With the Google Maps SDK for iOS, developers can feature Google maps in their…

Amazon Video Player hits the App Store, now for iPhone

Amazon’s ‘Video Player’ app for iPad landed on Apple’s App Store not too long ago, and now the über successful company has launched its iPhone equivalent. The new app is closely related to the previously released iPad version, in that you can watch rented videos, but can’t purchase them via the app. If you’ve been holding out for this feature, prepare to…

TiP Readers’ Choice Awards 2012 – Game of the Year [POLL]

The end of the world year is fast approaching, and we’ve seen some amazing products released by Apple, some great apps and accessories. So, we’re giving you the opportunity to vote on your favorite stuff of 2012. We’ll be collecting your votes on Games, Apps and Accessories over the next few days, and announcing the winners before Christmas. Today,…