The iPhone 6 Plus Is Still Awkward to Balance With a One-Handed Keyboard

Meet One-Handed Keyboard, the first (obviously) one-handed keyboard for the iPhone 6 Plus. It will help you type a little bit easier, but the only thing is, it won't make your big-ass phone any easier to balance in just one smallish hand. » 10/07/14 3:50pm 10/07/14 3:50pm

The Best Alternative for Every Pre-Loaded iPhone App

The iPhone comes with a bunch of apps you never use. Some of them are poorly implemented. Others are lacking important features. Fortunately, there's a whole world of developers offering some very viable third-party alternatives. You still can't delete the apps your iPhone comes with, but here are some alternatives… » 9/27/14 12:00pm 9/27/14 12:00pm

Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Whoa there, big guy. You can't just roll out for the weekend before loading up your smartphone with some new apps. What kind of blog do you think this is? Check out some newness right here: » 6/13/14 6:00pm 6/13/14 6:00pm

Local Exploration Service Findery Finally Has an App, You Should Try It

Flickr and Hunch co-founder Caterina Fake has been building her location-based exploration service Findery for years, with access only available to a select group of testers. Today,it goes live to the world. » 3/06/14 11:00am 3/06/14 11:00am

New App Lets You Stream All the Disney Movies You Own In One Place

Fire your babysitter, because Disney just dropped a brand new app that lets you watch Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies you bought on iTunes and ones you own on DVD from your iPhone or iPad. Eureka. » 2/25/14 9:29am 2/25/14 9:29am

Paper, Facebook's new standalone reader app, is now available for download. It's more than just a reading app, providing the kind of content you're actually using Facebook for on the daily, in quite a beautiful package. [App Store] » 2/03/14 11:57am 2/03/14 11:57am

SwiftKey's Coming to iOS! (Inside a Note-Taking App)

SwiftKey is one of the best keyboard replacements you can get on Android, and now it's bringing its note-taking talents to iOS with the launch of a new app called SwiftKey Note. » 1/30/14 9:01am 1/30/14 9:01am

Turn Your Photos Into Kaleidoscopic Eye Candy With This Dope App

Not every photo you take on your phone will be good. Many will be terrible. Until now, we've used filters in Instagram or Twitter to give these flops a little spunk. Well a new iOS app called Fragment takes a different approach to filters: Rather than adding a gauzy haze over your images, it shatters them. » 12/19/13 4:20pm 12/19/13 4:20pm

This Musical iPhone App Uses Your Phone's Camera to Remix Tunes

Until now, augmented reality has been mostly used as a way of giving you more information about the world around you, but a new iPhone app uses your surroundings to remix the music you're listening to. » 10/14/13 10:00pm 10/14/13 10:00pm

What Your Favorite iPhone Apps Might Look Like in iOS 7

iOS 7 is basically going to cure cancer, save the world and figure out which coconut water brand is the best. Or well, probably not. What it will do is put every current iPhone app on notice. The visual changes to iOS 7's core functionality is so dramatic that it will make every other app look like outdated garbage.… » 7/19/13 11:00pm 7/19/13 11:00pm

You Can Download VLC for iPhone and iPad Now

Hey now! VLC, the bestest fastest sweetest codec-iest easiest to usiest and every positive -est adjectie there is video player around, is now available (again) on iOS. If you're looking to play videos on your iPhone and iPad, VLC is probably going to be your best bet. » 7/19/13 1:00am 7/19/13 1:00am

Google Maps Now Works with the iPad and Has Better Navigation

All you iPad users can now banish Apple Maps into that folder you never open because Google Maps 2.0 has been released and adds support for the iPad and iPad Mini. That means BIG MAPS HELL YEAH. » 7/16/13 10:54pm 7/16/13 10:54pm

Ride-sharing service Uber is adding fare splitting to its iPhone and Android apps. So you can look forward to fewer empty promises from friends to pay you back for that late-night Uber ride. » 7/15/13 11:40am 7/15/13 11:40am

The Best iPhone Apps of the Week: You Know, For Kids

One of the very great pleasures of being an (imbecilic) adult is going to department stores to buy something painfully mundane and taking a detour through the toy department. YOU CAN BUY ALL OF THIS STUFF. It's there, for you, to buy, and you don't have to ask anyone's permission. I've, uh, been at Target a lot the… » 7/05/13 6:01pm 7/05/13 6:01pm

How Many Apps Does an App Need to Sell to Be in the Top Apps List?

When the App Store was fresh and new, you'd see different apps pop up in the Top Apps list. Those Top Apps lists were actually usable. But ever since Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja and whatever else decided to squat down, it's the same damn apps over and over. So how popular does an app have to be to crack these lists? » 7/01/13 9:00pm 7/01/13 9:00pm

Three for iOS: Never Dress Inappropriately for the Weather Ever Again

Ugh, you'll say, another beautiful, gradient-hued, minimalist iOS weather app. Thanks—I've already got five. But Three is different, we promise. Sure you get just the basic weather info without tons of bells and whistles, but the one bell and/or whistle you do have is a phenomenal one. Three has made it so you'll… » 6/19/13 6:00pm 6/19/13 6:00pm

Filedrop: Your Semi-Universal Airdrop Alternative

We finally have AirDrop for iOS—which is great news! But that still doesn't change the fact that you can only share between Apple devices, leaving your Windows brethren high and dry. Fortunately, a similar service called Filedrop just hit iOS, meaning you're free to share and share alike. » 6/11/13 6:00pm 6/11/13 6:00pm

Native Instruments Makes a Portable Controller for Its Hot iOS DJ Apps

We're quite fond of both the iPhone and iPad versions of Traktor DJ. Rather than mimic the turntable rigs of yore, they're DJ apps admirably designed with interfaces tailored to touchscreen interfaces. Today, the app's developer, Native Instruments, announced small piece of hardware designed to control the apps. » 6/11/13 11:00am 6/11/13 11:00am