Friday, August 29, 2014

Disconnect Mobile app actively blocks mobile trackers and malware threats when you use an app or browse the web


app actively blocks the biggest mobile trackers when you use an app or browse the web using

Disconnect Mobile
Disconnect Mobile
Article Snip: "...Disconnect Mobile is a privacy app inspired by our award-winning browser software. The app actively blocks the biggest mobile trackers when you use an app or browse the web using 3G, 4G, LTE, or Wi-Fi. Optional packs include ad filtering and malware protection.

Features:

- Blocks the biggest mobile trackers from tracking and collecting your info
- Blocks ads from more than 2500 ad tracking services
- Blocks thousands of websites suspected of malware, spyware, phishing scams and more

Note: Disconnect Mobile isn’t a VPN and isn’t meant to defeat Internet censorship filters. The app does use some VPN settings so cannot fully function at the same time as a VPN.

We are actively improving our block list so if you have any suggestions please email us from within the app. Also, if you have any trouble or questions with installation please email us support@disconnect.me...."



Reference: itunes.apple.com

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Time Lapse!


Time Lapse!


Time Lapse!
Time Lapse
Article Snip: "...Capture amazing, Hollywood quality time lapse videos with Time Lapse! Don’t wait for the result - preview of recorded movie is visible during capturing!

Wide range of intervals allows to record most common time lapse scenes:
0.5-1s: Car traffic, People walking, Fast moving clouds
1s-5s: Sunset/Sunrise, Slow clouds, Daytime crowds
5s-20s: Moving shadows
20s-60s: Fast growing plants, Plants flourishing, Construction building, Stars, Moon

Features:
- Interval range: 0.5s - 60s
- Realtime Preview with battery saving
- Full HD quality
- Pinch to zoom gesture
- Tap to set Focus/Exposure point, double tap to reset
- Saving in Camera Roll
- Torch


Tip: - to improve sharpness use a tripod..."

Reference: itunes.apple.com

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Yahoo Finance app


Yahoo Finance app

Yahoo Finance app
Yahoo Finance app
Article Snip: "...The Ultimate Advantage

Follow the stocks you care about most and get personalized news and alerts with the Yahoo Finance app. Access real-time stock information and investment updates to stay on top of the market.

Favorite features

*Add stocks to your watchlist to get real-time quotes and personalized news.
*Take advantage of new interactive graphs
*Find all the financial information you need with sleek, intuitive navigation
*Go beyond stocks and track currencies, industries, commodities, and more

Helpful tips
*Follow all the stocks you care about by searching for the ticker and tapping the star icon.
*Turn your device sideways to interact with full screen charts..."



Reference: play.google.com

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Uber: Request a ride using the Uber app and get picked up within minutes


Uber: Request a ride using the Uber app and get picked up within minutes

Uber
Uber
Article Snip: "...Uber is your private driver in more than 130 cities and 30 countries.

- Request a ride using the Uber app and get picked up within minutes. On-demand service means no reservations required and no waiting in taxi lines.

- Compare rates for different Uber options and get fare quotes in the app. Pay with Google Wallet or PayPal, or add a credit card to your secure Uber account so you never need cash on hand.

- Easily set your pickup location on the map, even if you don't know the exact address. Get connected to your personal driver and check the progress of your Uber at any time.

- Sit back, relax, and go anywhere you want. We'll email you a receipt when you arrive at your destination.

An entirely new and modern way to travel is at your fingertips.

Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/uber

Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/uber

See if Uber's available in your city at https://www.uber.com/cities..."

Reference: play.google.com

Your apps are watching you

A WSJ Investigation finds that iPhone and Android apps are breaching the privacy of smartphone users

wsj.com
wsj.com
Article Snip: "...Among the apps tested, the iPhone apps transmitted more data than the apps on phones using Google Inc.'s Android operating system. Because of the test's size, it's not known if the pattern holds among the hundreds of thousands of apps available. ..."

Reference: online.wsj.com

Apple faces preliminary injunction to remove 'Secret' from App Store


Apple faces preliminary injunction to remove 'Secret' from App Store, users' devices

Secret app
Secret app
Article Snip: "...A Brazilian judge on Tuesday ordered Apple and Google to not only remove anonymous social networking app Secret from their app stores, but also remotely wipe the software from devices in the country...."

Reference: appleinsider.com

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

20Stamps App Will Turn Photos Into Real US Postage Stamps


20Stamps - Turn Photos Into Real US Postage Stamps

20Stamps app
20Stamps app
Article Snip: "...20Stamps - the world’s first app to turn your favorite photos into real US postage stamps.

Amaze your friends and family by sending cards and letters with custom photo postage featuring your family, your pet, wedding portrait or any other treasured personal picture.

Now you can make custom postage stamps more easily than ever before. Simply choose a photo from your phone, Facebook, or Instagram, edit the image, select a postage rate, and place your order.

Is this real U.S. postage?

Yes! 20Stamps postage is printed by USPS officially licensed vendor.
..."



Reference: itunes.apple.com

Monday, August 18, 2014

Hanx Writer app: an old-school typewriter app commissioned by Tom Hanks


Tom Hanks Has a Typewriter iPad App, and It’s Actually Decent

Article Snip: "...he commissioned some app developers to create a typewriter app for iPad bearing his name. You can download Hanx Writer for free right now...."

Reference: time.com

Friday, August 15, 2014

Spring e-commerce app


This Shopping App Finally Makes the Mall Obsolete

Spring app
Spring app
Article Snip: "...That’s why Spring is introducing a new kind of e-commerce app, hoping to bring the mall to the mobile phone. The difference is that shoppers can actually buy those products—without leaving the app...."

Reference: www.wired.com

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Simple workaround to view facebook messages without downloading messenger app


How to See Messages in the Facebook App Without Downloading Messenger

facebook messenger workaround tip
facebook messenger workaround tip
Article Snip: "...Facebook began moving messages out of the main app last week, but as it turns out, there's a surprisingly simple workaround that allows you to keep chatting without the extra app...."

Reference: mashable.com

Monday, August 11, 2014

Yo! ...is this a useless app or does a 5 - 10 million dollar valuation say something different? Yo app

An App Like Yo Could Turn Out to Be Bigger Than Twitter

'Yo' app on iTunes
Tap to go to 'Yo' on iTunes
Article Snip: "...Yo recently received $1.5 million in funding, putting its valuation at between $5 million and $10 million. Its co-founders, Or Abel and Moshe Hogeg, say that they were offered far more. Yo has been downloaded two million times, and its 50,000 or so active users have sent more than four million Yos. If Yo is a novelty app, it's the most successful one in history...."

Reference: wsj.com