Why Is iOS a Walled Garden?

Apple Walled Garden
It’s no surprise to anyone with experience on Apple products that the company loves to keep things in the family. By forcing users to operate in the “walled garden” Apple is trying to give its users the fastest, most integrated experience possible, but is it worth it? By living in the walled garden you agree Read more…

Google+ App Now Available at the App Store

Google+ App Now Available at the App Store
After announcing it last month, Google has finally released the Google+ app on the Apple App Store this week. Quite notable about this release is that the Google+ app has been released for iOS devices first before the Android version. Android, as everyone knows, is owned by Google even though it is an open source Read more…

Apple Launches New Podcasts App

Apple Launches New Podcasts App
Upon the release of the iOS 6 developer beta, one of the most obvious changes that was noticed was a revamp in the iTunes app. Specifically, the iTunes U, Podcast and Audiobooks categories were removed. The removal of these sections has prompted the speculation that Apple plans to make separate apps for these sections. And Read more…

Top Five Free iPhone Apps for Job Searching

Whether you’re looking for a job as part of a New Year’s resolution, because you want to earn more money or simply because you can’t stand your boss, job searching in 2012 is going to be tough. Thankfully, those many kind folks over at technology-r-us have come up with a host of excellent iPhone apps Read more…

Apple Starts Contest for 25 Billionth App Download

Apple Starts Contest for 25 Billionth App Download
Apple’s App Store officially opened in 2008, but three years on and it has already offered a countless number of apps to very receptive Apple fans. How receptive are they? Apple says it is nearing its 25billionth download. This is a huge number and an amazing milestone so Apple is going to celebrate it with Read more…

Apple’s New Announcement Could Be About Textbook Creation

Apple's New Announcement Could Be About Textbook Creation
A few weeks ago, Apple made an announcement that it is planning to unveil something on January 19. The cryptic invitation mentioned that it will be an education related event that will be held in New York City. As is customary with any announcement Apple wants to make, everything is shrouded in secrecy and this Read more…

Big Cable Networks Bring Down The Hammer On iPads

Big Cable Networks Bring Down The Hammer On iPads
Of all companies to create an amazing iPad App that turns the cable landscape on its head, Time Warner didn’t appear to be the likely hero. Unexpectedly the cable provider released an iPad App that streams channels as long as you’re a paying Time Warner subscriber. The App launched to much fanfare for being able Read more…

Genius Scan App for Free PDF Scans? Genius!

Genius Scan App for Free PDF Scans?  Genius!
Another must-download for the student, businessperson, or idiosyncratic person who does not like to recopy notes of any kind is the “Genius Scan” App for the iPhone! The free application is truly…wait for it…wait for it…genius (sorry it had to be done)! The incredibly adept, detail oriented and ridiculously easy to use device turns any Read more…

Type n Talk for Free Robot Voice

Type n Talk for Free Robot Voice
For those who just cannot seem to spit out their words comes the free “Type n Talk” application for the iPhone. Catch people off guard with the robot utterance that speaks whatever the user types onto the iPhone touchscreen! “Robots have approved this message,” is spoken by a retro science fiction-esque voice. Type in, “Shut Read more…

Free Run Pee App Allows for Pee Breaks at the Movies

Free Run Pee App Allows for Pee Breaks at the Movies
The only thing the “Run Pee” application for the iPhone cannot do is pee for you! Every group has a friend that buys a ten-gallon soda and, despite using the theatre bathroom right before the movie begins, has to relieve him or herself during an exciting or important point of a film. Aside from the Read more…