Popcorn Time is a multi-platform, free and open source BitTorrent media app that downloads or streams and plays movies and TV series. Popcorn Time has been widely popular as it’s free yet provides the ease-of-use and functionality of paid subscription-based video streaming service such as Netflix.
Android users have been able to enjoy free flow of movies and TV shows streaming service through special BitTorrent client apps that uses sequential downloading in order to stream media called Show Box and Popcorn Time. For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, an alternative is available, which is Movie Box. The catch is that officially to install Movie Box on iOS device, you need […]
Plex is a media player system which organizes video, music and photos from personal media libraries with the ability to stream them to a wide variety of devices such as computers, smart TVs, streaming boxes, mobile devices, Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google TV and even Apple TV (via PlexConnect).
Microsoft has finally released a version of Microsoft Office productivity suite for iPad, offering Apple device users the ability to view, create and edit Office documents using native apps across all iOS devices. With the emphasis on Office 365 SaaS (Software as a Service) cloud offerings, coupled with Microsoft had already released Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone,iPod touch and even Android, the Office mobile apps […]
As part of birthday celebration of Amazon Appstore, Amazon is giving away more than 16 top hit Android apps for free, which otherwise normally retail for price from $0.99 to $12.95. The giveaway is available on Friday and Saturday (March 21st to March 22nd, 2014) only, so grab them quick if you want any of them. You need an Amazon account and Amazon Appstore app […]
Swype is a virtual keyboard for touchscreen smartphones and tablets that allows user to input text by sliding a finger or stylus from the first letter of a word to its last letter, lifting only between words. Swype provides better and faster keyboard experience by using error-correction algorithms and a language model which learn from the way user input text to guess the intended word. […]
With the general availability of Office 2013 product which is inclusive of Lync 2013, Microsoft has started to update Lync client for mobile devices to 2013 version. The first that gets updated expectedly is Lync 2013 app for Windows Phone platform. The Lync client allows user to utilize most features of Lync including voice and video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling […]
A new service which comes with iCloud is Find My Friends, which allows a user to locate friends and family members who shared their location with the user from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The Find My Friends native app has been released on iTunes App Store, though to use the service, users have to upgrade to iOS 5 or later.
The long awaited Facebook for iPad has finally been released on October 10th, 2011, ahead of arrival of iPhone 4S and iOS 5. Previously, Facebook users using an iPad had to rely on Facebook for iPhone and iPod touch which is not optimized for iPad bigger screen, or access Facebook website directly via Safari.
When using Mail app of iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to access Gmail, occasionally additional labels named Deleted Messages and Drafts will be created on Gmail web interface (and on subsequent IMAP access).
A new version of iOS has been released, though it’s still not yet the highly anticipated iOS 5. The new version of iOS is version 4.3.5, with the exception of iPhone 4 CDMA (Verizon) version which upgraded to version 4.2.10, and was released barely a week after the release of iOS 4.3.4/iOS 4.2.9 which patched a vulnerability on PDF viewing that been used a jailbreak […]
Viber, one of the most popular free phone calls and text messaging (SMS) app on iOS platform for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, has finally available for all Android smartphone users. Similar to Viber for iOS version, Viber for Android is available as free download, without any in-app purchase required to enjoy the full functionality of free voice calling and text messaging between iOS and […]