As they've done before, Amazon's App Store is having a blowout on some fantastic Android apps this weekend. The Everything (App) Store is offering over $135 worth of apps for zero dollars—27 apps, entirely free. Here's the best of the temporary freebies:
You intuitively know that all of those applications running in the background on your phone are latently eating away at your battery's charge, but a new study reveals that the main culprit isn't any useful function. It's location-pinging ads.
Similar to what Starbucks has done for iTunes music, the coffee chain on every corner will start giving away free iOS apps to their customers. Just pick up a 'Picks of the Week' card near the cash register and punch in the code on the App Store.
Of all of the hundres of thousands of apps to inhabit the App Store's shelves over the years, these are the most-downloaded ever. And yes, a fart app made the cut. Along with some other surprises.
The year's not quite over yet, but that hasn't stopped Apple from naming the top free, paid, and grossing iPhone and iPad apps of 2010. And no, it's not the Angry Birds sweep you might have expected.
Why bother downloading iBooks when there's a wealth of free information on Wikipedia just gagging for your brain to wrap itself around? Discover is a cool app for the iPad that arranges Wikipedia articles into magazine articles for easier reading.