iPhone Apps of the Week: Imgur, Commercial Break, and More


iPhone Apps of the Week: Imgur, Commercial Break, and More

Imgur: Imgur, everyone's favorite super simple image hosting site, has had an Android app out for about a month now. As of today, though, the app is also available for iOS users, and now nearly everyone can be just a little bit less productive, together. You can do virtually everything you'd be doing on the web: browse images, upload, and manage your account and albums. And of course, all the interactive features that make Imgur such a huge draw are in teh app in full force. You can comment and vote on other people's uploads to your heart's content. [Free]


iPhone Apps of the Week: Imgur, Commercial Break, and More Commercial Break: Uses an algorithm to analyze audio and video cues on specific channels, letting you know exactly when commercials have ended and its time to park yourself right back wehre you belong. Currently, it's only available in New York City with the following 10 channels: ABC, CBS, CNN, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, NBC, TNT, TBS and USA. But even if you don't live in NYC, you can still use it for CNN, ESPN, and ESPN2, and sports are really what it works best for anyway. No one likes commercials—that's why god made DVR. But sometimes (like with sports games, specifically) you just can't wait for it to record before diving in. You need to know RIGHT THEN. But if you get up and wander away, you might wander for too long. What's a TV junkie to do? Commercial Break has the answer. [Free]


iPhone Apps of the Week: Imgur, Commercial Break, and More

ACI Cockpit360: Dying to get a first-hand look at some of the greatest exhibits places like the Museum of Flight, Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, and Tillamoook Air Museum have to offer, but don't have the time or money for a cross-country flight history tour? Thanks to ACI Cockpit360, that last part won't matter in the slightest. ACI Cockpit360 gives you a 360-degree virtual tour of some of history's most famous cockpits including P51 Mustangs, 747 jumbo jets, and NASA's first space shuttle Crew Compartment Trainer (CCT-1). You can choose from over 50 aircrafts from Museum collections all across the country. [$6]


iPhone Apps of the Week: Imgur, Commercial Break, and More Amazon Kindle: Amazon just released a new update to its Kindle app for iOS, and it basically just told Apple to go f*** itself in the process. The Apple App Store bible absolutely forbids in-app purchases unless the company is willing to give Apple a 30 percent cut, but Amazon has finally found a way around this little speed bump: likely-soon-to-be-banned free samples. [Free]