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In Asia, the iTunes Store is maneuvering and muscling for rank; Google+ for tablets is pouring through the turns; and one Twitter user points out that Apple is still thinking of the classic designer for whom it still burns.
LightSpeed for iPad was unveiled Wednesday by Xsilva Systems. It’s similar to Square Register, the iPad app that lets small merchants track inventory, ring up sales, and take credit cards for payment, but with a couple of wrinkles.
Jochem Wijnands, one of the founding co-publishers behind TRVL, joins us to talk about his iPad-only magazine and what the iPad has meant for digital publishing.
Apple on Tuesday released a new Podcasts app for iOS devices, centralizing podcast playback, discovery, and subscription into one location.
Facebook is testing a mobile-only feature, called Find Friends Nearby, that allows users to connect with new social contacts based on who is nearby and using a browser.
As Google ramps up for its big I/O conference in San Francisco this week, analysts say the company must continue to prove the value of its Android operating system to developers.
It's a Google-heavy day: One blog uncovers what may be the company's new tablet; a company executive says that Google Maps and iOS aren't totally splitsville; and Mac news is now de rigueur for Mountain View.
This week, Microsoft unveiled its potential iPad competitor, we put several new Macs to the test, and we offered some advice on no longer using email for everything.
The App Stores come to more than 30 new countries, Facebook comes to a deal with a new recruit from Apple, and Acer's founder comes to terms with the new Microsoft.
Already this week, we’ve brought you news of the new Reading Rainbow app, praised the launch of Launch Center Pro, noted the addition of gas price searches to Waze, and offered you roundups of the best calendar and summer movie gaming apps. Here are other new and updated apps that caught our eye.
Microsoft hopes that full support for C and C++ and the ability to write apps for all Windows devices at the same time will attract more developers to Windows Phone 8.
The new Reading Rainbow for iPad app, which launched Tuesday, isn’t merely an exercise in nostalgia: It wants to create a new generation of readers using videos, multimedia, and a Netflix-style subscription plan.
Waze 3.2 adds the ability to find gas prices at stations in your vicinity, while also offering discounts to users of the crowd-sourced traffic app. Waze becomes the latest app maker to add fuel price searches to its mobile offering.
Version 4.7 of Print n Share now offers compatibility with Brother's portable RJ4040 printer -- aimed at helping mobile workers with printing needs. AltaMail 3.0 adds bulk mail features, including the ability to perform mass mail merges.
It's a day of redefinitions. For one thing, "Kodak moment" apparently now refers to taking someone to court; the MacBook Pro with Retina display has redefined how thin you can make an LCD, and Apple may be loosely redefining the word "everything."