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New wave of Call of Duty zombies invade the Apple iPhone and iPad
Call of Duty has made a return to the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch as game publisher Activision releases another iOS spin-off title Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies.
Turn your iPhone or Android into a walkie-talkie with Voxer
Voxer, a relatively new mobile app that lets you turn your iPhone or Android into a walkie-talkie has been gaining traction over the last few days, rocketing in popularity on the App Store and Android Market.
Hotspot Shield – bringing privacy protection to Apple’s iOS devices
AnchorFree’s Hotspot app has been designed to protect iPad/iPhone/iPod users’ privacy. The app works by encrypting the iOS’s data connection when users are surfing or using another app.
Scan old photographs effortlessly with new Shoebox mobile app
A new mobile app, Shoebox, lets you scan and archive old photographs using your phone’s built-in camera. The app has been released by 1000memories, a service that allows users to collect and share memories online.
Google’s Photovine website is live, details of new photo-sharing service emerge
Google Music Beta launched: It’s no game changer, yet
Google’s long awaited music service, Google Music Beta, was given a limited launch today at Google’s I/O conference in San Francisco, but with Amazon’s Cloud Player already launched and iTunes poised to begin music streaming it is too little too late?
Friendly for Facebook iPad app attracts 3 million monthly users
Friendly for Facebook, the unofficial Facebook iPad app developed by Oecoway and first released in August 2010, now attracts over three million monthly users according to All Facebook.
Of course there is a royal wedding iPad, iPhone and Android app
Do you want to take Kate Middleton down the aisle (or the nave if you want to be pedantic)? Well thanks to the wonders of modern technology you can. Westminster Abbey, the location for the 29 April wedding, has released Android, iPhone and iPad apps that allow you to do just that.
Luas passengers get free iPhone app, free Wi-Fi coming soon
Luas operator, Viola, will install free Wi-Fi on Red and Green line trams “in the coming months,” the Railway Procurement Agency announced today.
How to watch, follow and game this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
People around the world will be able watch Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade live online this year. RTÉ, Ireland’s national broadcaster will be live-streaming the parade through their free international on demand player.
Angry Birds St. Patrick’s Day special, fun but still very, very annoying
Here in Ireland we will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the usual web (we’ll let you guess what that is) but if you can’t make it to Dublin for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade then you can take your frustration out with the Angry Birds St. Patrick’s Day special.
St. Patrick’s Festival Android and iPhone apps released
iPhone and Android users will be able to watch live streaming video Dublin City’s St Patrick’s Day parade thanks to their updated iPhone and Android apps.
Apple App Store introduces long-awaited subscription service
Apple have today announced the introduction of a long-awaited in-app subscription service available to content-based apps in the App Store. With the new service Apple receives a 30% share of new app subscriptions, but interestingly, when a publisher brings an existing or new subscriber to the app, the publisher retains 100% of earnings.
Both BBC iPlayer iPad and Android apps now live
The long anticipated BBC iPlayer iPad and Android apps have finally arrived earlier today. Response has so far been subdued, with most complaining that the apps don’t bring anything new to the table. Nevertheless, we checked out the iPad version and were quite impressed.
BBC iPlayer for the iPad coming this Thursday, complete with HD
As speculated last month, Geoff Marshall, a BBC interactive operations engineer, has confirmed that the BBC iPlayer will get its very own iPad app – and better still, it’s arriving this Thursday, February 10th.
Diagnosis by iPad, FDA approves medical iOS App
Star Trek style medical scanners took a step closer to becoming reality this week following the United States’ Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a smartphone App that will allow medical professionals to scan and access medical images for use in patient diagnoses.
Apple and News Corps. The Daily will launch this week
Apple and News Corp. have announced that the subscription based ”The Daily” iPad news app will be released on February 2nd in the US. They also confirmed that the app’s subscription model will cost 99 cent a week.
Labour party turn to QR codes to bolster numbers
Earlier this week we asked the question – Are QR codes ready for mainstream adoption? Labour, the centre-left Irish political party, would appear to believe so as they introduced the technology to their website last week.
BBC iPlayer app coming next month
BBC iPlayer, the popular catch-up service from the BBC, is reportedly releasing a dedicated iOS app next month. The app will work on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.