iphone apps

  • Plastiq lets you pay any bill with your credit or debit card just by snapping a photo

    Plastiq lets you pay any bill with your credit or debit card just by snapping a photo

    A new iPhone application launching today called Plastiq lets you pay any bill with your credit or debit card just by snapping a photo. The goal with the app is to offer something designed for mobile, that’s also more convenient than using a bank’s online bill pay feature. And more importantly, it allows bills to be paid with plastic – hence the name – as opposed to… Read More

  • These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    These two apps let you pretend you actually handwrote that greeting card

    Getting a hand-written note in the mail today is a rare treat, as most of our communications have gone digital. Another reason for this? Our penmanship has massively suffered as we spend more time typing, and less writing with pen and paper. I mean, sure, I could send you a note right now – but could you actually read it? Highly doubtful. Fortunately, a pair of mobile applications, Felt… Read More

  • Loverly raises $2 million more to put a wedding planner in your pocket

    Loverly raises $2 million more to put a wedding planner in your pocket

    A new service from the online wedding inspiration startup Loverly wants to put the capabilities of a wedding planner right in your pocket. Officially launching today, Loverly is unveiling a new chat-based “concierge” service that will send brides and grooms a list of vetted wedding vendors that match the couple’s budget, needs and who have availability for the wedding date… Read More

  • FlowVella brings multimedia presentations to iPhone

    FlowVella brings multimedia presentations to iPhone

    FlowVella, the makers of an iPad and Mac app that rethinks PowerPoint for the mobile-first generation, has now brought its app to the iPhone. As with its tablet counterpart, FlowVella lets you create rich presentations using touches and gestures, while also adding multimedia like GIFs, videos, audio, as well as PDFs, words and images, as you could with more traditional desktop… Read More

  • Microsoft’s New App “Fetch!” Tells You What Kind Of Dog You Are (And It Can ID Your Dog, Too)

    Microsoft’s New App “Fetch!” Tells You What Kind Of Dog You Are (And It Can ID Your Dog, Too)

    Even Microsoft’s new image recognition app has no idea what kind of dog I have. Oh well! If you don’t own a mixed-breed mutt saved from the kill shelter, however, you might have fun with the company’s latest Microsoft Garage project: Fetch!, a new iPhone app that looks at photos of dogs to identify its breed. Or, in the case when it can’t make an exact match, the app… Read More

  • LogMeIn Co-Founder Debuts Caret, An Address Book That Tells People If You’re Available To Chat

    LogMeIn Co-Founder Debuts Caret, An Address Book That Tells People If You’re Available To Chat

    Ever since our contact lists moved out of Rolodexes and onto our smartphones, mobile app developers have been trying to improve upon the built-in – and typically, very basic – address book apps that ship with our devices. To date, we’ve seen everything from simple makeovers of the address book app aimed at improving ease-of-use to smarter, “connected” address… Read More

  • A Day After iOS 9’s Launch, Ad Blockers Top The App Store

    A Day After iOS 9’s Launch, Ad Blockers Top The App Store

    One of the better features in this week’s newly released version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 9, is the ability for users to block ads on mobile websites, along with other content that can slow down browsing and eat away at mobile data plans. And while somewhat of a geekier feature to implement – users have to download apps then head into iOS’… Read More

  • Launch Center Pro Now Lets You Launch Apps From The iPhone’s Notification Center

    Launch Center Pro Now Lets You Launch Apps From The iPhone’s Notification Center

    When Apple first introduced its widgets platform in iOS 8, the company blocked developers from releasing apps that launched other apps via widgets added to the “Today View” in the Notification Center on the iPhone or iPad. However, Apple later relaxed the rules, allowing apps like Launcher, Workflow, and others to push the boundaries of widgets from being those that simply… Read More

  • Hands On With Three iOS 9 Content Blockers: 1Blocker, Blockr And Crystal

    Hands On With Three iOS 9 Content Blockers: 1Blocker, Blockr And Crystal

    Apple’s support for ad blockers on the new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, launching Wednesday, is poised to change how consumers interact with the web on mobile devices. Following the release, the Apple App Store will distribute applications that allow iPhone and iPad owners to install apps offering extensions for Apple’s Safari web browser that will prevent… Read More

  • Input Is A Faster (And A Bit Geekier) Way To Interact With Your Most-Used Apps

    Input Is A Faster (And A Bit Geekier) Way To Interact With Your Most-Used Apps

    If you have a bunch of apps installed on your iPhone, it can be challenging to locate the right one when it comes time to jotting something down in a hurry – like adding an item to a grocery list, making a note about something a friend said, or shooting off a quick question via email, for example. A new app called Input wants to solve the problem of having to dig around your phone for… Read More

  • Pop Launches An App That Makes Video Chat As Easy As SMS

    Pop Launches An App That Makes Video Chat As Easy As SMS

    A new video messaging app, Pop, founded by Josh Nguyen, who previously ran product at both Tumblr and Flickr, is launching today to make video messages as easy to send as traditional SMS. Using a simple, one-screen interface, Pop connects with your phone’s address book and lets you send out a short video with just a tap, even allowing you to add colorful filters on top of the message… Read More

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