All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPad apps’

MSN iPad App Launched

Microsoft has launched a new MSN app for the iPad. The company says it features the same content as found on its redesigned MSN UK site (unveiled in November). It’s split up into six main channels: News, Sports, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Cars and Video. As far as search, it comes with Bing obviously. Given the popularity of the iPad and iPad …

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How To Create An iPad App Using Adobe Captivate

Adobe is sharing a video demonstrating how to create an iPad app using Adobe Captivate, the company’s eLearning software. It shows how to publish the project to a Flash file, convert it to HTML5, then convert it into an iPad app and test it using Adobe PhoneGap. Adobe is also hosting a Captivate HTML5 contest. “This is a great opportunity …

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Google Search App for iPad Gets An Upgrade

Google announced the launch of a new, redesigned version of its search app for the iPad. Google promises greater interactivity with the new app. “You’ll notice that searching is faster and more interactive from your first keystroke,” says software engineer Daniel Fish. “As soon as you begin to type, Google Instant starts to display results, so you don’t even need …

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Mahalo Goes into App Business After Being Victimized By Panda

You may recall earlier this year, in the early days of the Google Panda Update, that it was costing some people their jobs. In fact, we’ve seen scattered reports on this note throughout the year. One of the more publicized stories about this was that of Mahalo, which laid off 10% of its staff after being hit by the Panda …

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SoundCloud Gets iPad App

SoundCloud launched an iPad app today, not doubt making a lot of iPad users very happy. With the app, users can create, record and promote their music and sounds on the fly. “While maximizing native iPad capabilities like multi-touch and page swiping, SoundCloud’s app takes full advantage of the iPad interface to allow users to touch the newly designed waveform …

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Facebook for iPad Launches

Facebook has finally launched its much-anticipated iPad app. “Facebook for iPad not only includes popular features from the site like photos and games, but also optimizes them for the unique capabilities of the iPad,” a Facebook representative tells WebProNews. With the app, users can use their fingertips to scroll through the news feed, swipe to page through albums and pinch …

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Skype iPhone/iPad Apps Get Updated

Skype just got some new features on the iPhone and iPad versions. An update for the iPhone app includes a feature that reduces shakiness of an outgoing Skype video chat, when you’re using the rear-facing camera. “So, if you’re using Skype video to show friends and family what you’re up to or where you are, the image they see will …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: To Release With New Facebook App, Facebook iPad App

There has been an incredible amount of anticipation for the iPhone 5, and it’s expected to be unveiled at an Apple event on October 4. Something else that has been widely anticipated by Apple fans is the launch of a Facebook iPad app, and according to a report from Mashable, this too will launch at that event along with a …

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CNN Acquires iPad News Reader App Zite

CNN announced that it has acquired tech company Zite, which makes a news app of the same name for the iPad. CNN says it has already added Zite to its portfolio of digital products as a separate, stand-alone business. Zite is an iPad news reader that uses personalization to determine what to show you. KC Estenson, GM of CNN Digital …

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Boxee for iPad Released

Boxee announced today that it has released its long-awaited iPad app. The app comes with the Boxee Media Manager, which allows it to stream videos from your PC to the iPad, as well as a “Watch Later” bookmarklet and firmware for the Boxee Box. “We built the app to be useful for any iPad user, even those who have never …

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iPad Magazine: AOL Launches Editions

AOL officially launched its iPad-exclusive magazine today. It’s called Editions. They’re not exactly following the trail blazed by News Corp.’s The Daily. Editions is free, and it’s content is personalize for each user. AOL bills the daily publication as “The Magazine That Reads You.” AOL says it leverages a “sophisticated set of algorithms that takes all of your actions into …

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Twitter Redesign Forced Upon Everyone

It’s been almost a year (11 months anyway) since Twitter announced its redesign, which has come to be known as “New Twitter”. New Twitter is not so new anymore, so it makes tons of sense that Twitter is finally doing away with “Old Twitter”. Those still clinging to the glory days of when most people didn’t really understand what Twitter …

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News Corp’s The Daily Happy to Have People Put Its Content in Blogs

Remember when News Corp. first launched The Daily – the Apple iPad news app (early review here) – and somebody indexed all of its stories in blog format so they could easily be read on the web? Well, that guy (Andy Baio) has put a post up about how he did it, and said that he’s taking it down, but it’s not for the reasons you might think.

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iPad Gets Verizon FiOS Mobile App

Verizon announced today that it is extending its free FiOS mobile app to the iPad. With this, FiOS customers with iPads can remotely control their DVRs, and use the iPad as a TV remote control. 

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Yelp Launches App for iPad

Yelp has launched a long-awaited (by iPad users) iPad app. It’s now available in the iTunes Store. 

The app lets users do the following:

– Search for businesses using a new landscape map/list mode, or flip your iPad into portrait for a full screen view

– Browse business information and reviews

– Write Yelp reviews and share to Twitter and/or Facebook

– Bookmark businesses you want to try or have been meaning to review

– Sign up for a Yelp Account

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Disney/ABC and Nielsen Partner on Innovative TV Show iPad App

Disney/ABC and Nielsen have announced a new iPad app. The app is the first to be built on Nielsen’s new Media-Sync Platform, and uses audio watermarks to sync mobile devices to TV Programming. 

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Apple to Publish App Store Review Guidelines

Apple released a statement today regarding its App Store Review Guidelines. The company says:

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Twitter Releases its iPad App with iPad-Specific Features

Twitter has launched its official iPad app. There’s a bit more to this than the standard mobile Twitter app.

"Twitter for iPad takes advantage of the iPad’s fluid touch interface, letting you move lots of information around smoothly and quickly – without needing to open and close windows or click buttons," says Twitter’s Leland Rechis.

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iPhone and iPad Apps About To Get More Integrated with Facebook

Facebook has launched a new software development kit (SDK) for Apple’s iOS operating system, which powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. This is an update from the previous SDK launched for the iPhone last March.

"With today’s update we’ll have SDKs for both iOS and Android devices that provide an even easier way for mobile app developers to go social," a Facebook representative tells WebProNews.

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NYT Doesn’t Want Its Feeds in Paid Feed Readers

Pulse News Reader, an iPad app that Steve Jobs himself showed off in his keynote at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference was kicked out of the App Store later that day, because the New York Times sent Apple a notice that the app was using its content without license.

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Ask’s has reached the 10 million download milestone for its mobile apps in just over a year. gets about 50 million unique visitors a month between its site and its mobile apps.

The company’s new iPad app already has over 100,000 downloads to date. I spoke with President Shravan Goli who expressed a great deal of excitement about the iPad and tablet-style devices in general.

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Citysearch Launches Cityseries iPad App

There’s no shortage of iPad app announcements flying out of the press rooms. You can include Citysearch in the mix. The company has introduced an iPad App called Cityseries.

"The cityseries app will offer users the great Citysearch editorial content they’ve come to know and love, with an innovative digital magazine format built specifically for the iPad," a Citysearch representative tells WebProNews.

Features include:

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