• Fly or Die Flipboard, Windows Phone 7 and Casio Tryx Review

    Fly Or Die: Does Flipboard Have A Chance?

    It’s time for this week’s episode of Fly or Die, the TCTV show where CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I look at three new products and debate their longterm chances of survival. In today’s show, we discuss Windows Phone 7, the just-announced Casio Tryx digital camera, and the popular Flipboard iPad app. At the end of the show, a special surprise guest appears from one of… Read More

  • With a New Version, FLUD Hopes to Take on Pulse And Flipboard as Your iPad News Reader

    News aggregators and RSS feeds have been around for awhile now, but only with the rapid proliferation of touch technology on mobile devices and tablets, have we started moving closer to a truly appealing news feed experience. For the average web user, the traditional staid design and text-and-headline-heavy interface of the RSS feed and feed aggregators have offered user experiences to be… Read More

  • 2010's iPad App Of The Year, Flipboard, Solidifies Its Crown With Massive Update

    2010's iPad App Of The Year, Flipboard, Solidifies Its Crown With Massive Update

    Given the success Apple has seen this year with the launch of the iPad, they decided to single out the device to give it its own “App of the Year” award. The winner? Flipboard. The social magazine app launched in July with some glowing reviews and since then, a few small updates have made it even better. But the update they’re releasing today makes it a lot better. So much… Read More

  • Pulse Becomes One Of The Best Ways To Browse Facebook On The iPad

    It’s perplexing to me that Facebook still hasn’t released an iPad app. And recent comments from the company suggest that they’re in no hurry to. Because of this, apps like Friendly have risen that wrap Facebook’s touch site in a cocoa skin and sell it for $0.99. They’ve undoubtedly made a killing doing that. Now the popular visual RSS reader, Pulse, is about to… Read More

  • What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?

    What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?

    News Corp is taking the iPad very seriously as a new way to distribute the news. The media giant is taking it so seriously that it is developing a new publication called the Daily which will only be available on the iPad (no print edition, no Website). News Corp is hiring 100 journalists for this iPad newspaper and is reportedly working with engineers on loan from Apple to make it shine. The… Read More

  • iPad Reader Pulse Teams Up With Posterous To Make You A News Aggregator

    Alphonso Labs‘ Pulse app for the iPad provides a beautiful way to read your favorite feeds. Unfortunately, compared to the newer entry Flipboard, it’s not very socially personalized. An update tonight hopes to change that. Pulse is teaming up with Posterous to create a simple way for users to create their own “Pulses.” What this means is that they can with one tap add… Read More

  • Turn Your Blog Into An iPad Web App With PadPressed

    Created by Jason Baptiste, PadPressed is a WordPress plugin that makes any WordPress blog look like a native iPad app when accessed from iPad. Bestowing upon your humble blog the iPad features we’ve come to know and love such as “swipe to advance” articles, touch navigation, accelerometer positioning and home screen icon support when you’re really jonseing for that… Read More

  • Pulse Is Now Alive And Kicking On Android

    Back in May, we first wrote about Pulse, an innovative and pretty news reading app for the iPad created by a couple of Stanford grads. Just about a month later, it hit for the iPhone as well. Today, they’re wasting little time graduating beyond the iUniverse with the launch of Pulse for Android. Pulse is essentially a better-looking and more intuitive way to read your favorite RSS feeds. Read More

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