The App Store gets yet another maps application today, ForeverMap2. This app features an OpenStreetMaps base, with the highlight coming from their offline map function. The Apple Maps fiasco has since (relatively) died out thanks to Apple's major improvements coupled with the release of Google Maps on the App Store. With that said, ForeverMap2 is worth checking out, especially for those with Wi-Fi only iDevices.
Blockbuster has seen quite a rollercoaster ride in the past couple of years, but despite all of its troubles, the company is trying to stay relevant in the movie streaming business. Earlier this year, the Blockbuster On Demand moving streaming service was relaunched for computers, Android devices, and Samsung Smart TVs. iOS users were left in the dark, until now, that is…
An update to one of the better email applications, Gmail, now includes the ability to swipe between messages without returning to the mailbox. As well as a new multi-select mode allowing you to delete, archive, and so on. With swipe heavy Mailbox on the rise in popularity, Gmail needs to meet the needs of the masses. The app is still, primarily, a classic approach to email applications. Especially if you compare it to Mailbox or Sparrow it seems kind of over complicated and clunky.
We reported yesterday about a dangerous security hole involving Apple’s iForgot page that allowed anyone to reset your Apple ID password with just a couple simple steps. In fact, all a person needed to use the exploit was your birthday and email address.
However, Apple took down the page just hours after the news broke out, and it is now back up after some maintenance, fixing the troublesome bug.
Seems like the airlines are the buzz for news lately about using devices in-flight. Recently, Apple was tagged with the label of being the most popular device for Internet usage during a flight and then there are talks of making it okay to use devices from take off to landing. Qantas is taking things to the next level with using iPads during flight. Qantas will be handing passengers iPads to use during the flight.
For those of you looking to have some fun on your iOS device, you’ll be happy to hear that the popular iOS game Plants vs. Zombies is now available on the App Store for free for a limited time.
“Get ready to soil your plants as a mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home. Use your arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants — peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs and more — to mulchify 26 types of zombies before they break down your door.”
An awesome new jailbreak tweak has just hit Cydia that allows Instagram users to save photos right from their Instagram feeds. We’re not sure why this feature is not already available on the app, but jailbreak developer skram is here to save the day. The new tweak, dubbed Instahancer, not only gives you the option to save photos to your Camera Real, but it gives you much more…
For all of our readers who are also Redditors, you’ll be happy to hear that the wildly popular Reddit client Alien Blue has just been updated for iOS. The new update brings tons of new gestures, improvements, moderator tools, and more. Head inside to check out the full change log…