Tag Archives: Apps

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,…

Google Maps for iPhone launched on the App Store – Hoorah!

The one night I go to sleep early, Google decides to launch the eagerly awaited Maps app for iOS. Typical. If you’ve been crying (like me) since your favorite maps app was removed from your default collection, you can now rejoice! Although the service is virtually the same as the old app, its UI is drastically different. There are no hints that Apple…

Samsung pokes fun at Apple Maps fiasco

Apple has recently received some bad press for a recent Maps failure in the city of Mildura, where several tourists were left stranded after being misguided into Murray Sunset National Park, where there is practically no phone reception, meaning that they were forced to walk for hours to call for help. They were eventually rescued a full 24 hours after…

LoveThis: You can’t search for what you can’t remember [Review]

My short-term memory is crap. So when I receive a recommendation — whether it be for an app, restaurant, or birthday gift — I immediately make a note (or try to, at least). If you’re looking for a better way to keep track of all of these notes, or maybe you have a few recommendations of your own to share, LoveThis aims to provide you with a…

Microsoft SkyDrive iOS updates reportedly rejected by Apple

If recent reports are to be believed, Apple has been rejecting updates to Microsoft’s SkyDrive iOS app, because of Apple wanting to collect its usual 30% fee of additional storage purchased through the app.When the folks over at The Next Web brought this story to light, they had this to say: “The difficulty began when Microsoft rolled out the ability for…

Yahoo! Mail app lands on the App Store

Yahoo! Mail has recently been updated across all (well, most) platforms, with a new web design, and a new app for Android and iOS. The updates give Yahoo! Mail a whole new look, and generalizes the design across PC and mobile devices. The refresh makes the mail client “faster than ever before”, as described by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer. The mobile app…

Happy 3rd Birthday Angry Birds! Latest update adds Pink Bird, Cake and iPhone 5 optimization

Today marks a special day in Rovio’s calendar. It’s 3 years since Angry Birds launched on the App Store and took the world by storm. For months upon months it sat at the top of the paid apps chart, and at least one of its titles is normally still in the top 10. It’s been a phenomenal success. To mark this event, the developers have released an update…

Twitter takes on Instagram, announces new set of photo filters

Well, in an unsurprising but significant move, Twitter has just announced that it will bring Instagram-like photo filters to its lineup of mobile applications. The microblogging site made headlines last week when it cut ties from the popular photography-based social network Instagram, discontinuing joint integration. No one was really sure why the big…

Kyle’s Top 5: Apps for Last Minute Holiday Shopping

The holiday season is here, and that means some shopping needs to be done. If you find yourself running a little behind, or wish to shop in a quicker more convenient way, I’ve got some apps that you should take a look at. Each has its ups and downs, so I’ve put them in a Top 5 list, check it out below. (Hint: Clicking the App name will direct you to the…