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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Google+ social networking service is finally been approved by Apple and available on iTunes App Store, although currently it’s only available for iPhone. There is no universal iOS app or dedicated Google+ app for iPad yet, not even for iPod touch, though the support is coming soon, promised Google.
Most Apple iOS device users have credit card or PayPal billing information set up nicely in iTunes Store account to purchase music, apps, books, TV shows, movies, podcasts and etc. The billing information pre-defined inside the iTunes account also can be used directly when buying something from within the apps, in a feature called in-app purchase.
The next version of iOS (previously known as iPhone OS), iOS 5 has been announced but not yet available for general public at least until Fall 2011. Most expects it to be officially released in September 2011. But the beta version of iOS 5 has been made available as free download to developers. You can’t just register for a developer account to get access to […]