October 4, 2011

iPhone app allegedly improves eyesight

by Darren Allan

Like us, you may have to stare at a computer monitor for a full working day, week in, week out, which probably doesn’t do your eyes much good. We know our glasses prescription has got stronger a few times over the last decade. It can certainly help to keep your eyes well rested in terms […]

September 16, 2011

Calendarised launches on Facebook and iOS

by Darren Allan

Gummy Media has announced the launch of its Calendarised service on Facebook, as well as an iPhone app. Calendarised allows the user to share their calendar with Facebook friends in order to make organising events easier. If you’re on Facebook, you can sign up for a free online calendar, and you can download the iOS […]

July 1, 2011

Facebook prepares to launch ‘something awesome’

by Jan Harris

According to Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, we can expect an ‘awesome’ new feature to be revealed next week. With the company’s current focus on the mobile market, speculation abounds that this could be a photo sharing product for the iPhone, or maybe the promised new iPad app. Another option, spotted by TechCrunch, is ‘Project Spartan’ […]

June 16, 2010

Vuvuzela iPhone app most annoying ever?

by Darren Allan

If you’ve been watching the World Cup, then you can’t fail to have noticed the vuvuzelas. Or heard them, rather. These are the plastic horns the Africans, and other fans, can’t get enough of blowing, all the way through every match. The effect is such that to us viewers, it sounds like the spectators watching […]

May 21, 2010

iPhone app lets you peer into London’s past

by Darren Allan

Sightseers enjoying the famous streets and attractions of London will be able to take a glimpse into the city’s distant past using a new iPhone app. The Streetmuseum app, which is available for free to iPhone 3G and 3GS owners, will offer a range of snaps from the 20th Century, all the way back to […]

May 14, 2010

Skobbler sat-nav iPhone app launches in the UK

by Darren Allan

The oddly named Skobbler navigation app for the iPhone launches today in the UK. Already a big selling app in Germany, where it has some 150,000 users, Skobbler may prove just the thing for those who are jealous of Android phone owners and their Google Maps Navigation. The app is different from the norm in […]

April 20, 2010

Apple to integrate Facebook in iPhone OS 4?

by Darren Allan

The latest rumour about all things Apple comes regarding the upcoming OS 4 for the iPhone. We already know that OS 4 will include multi-tasking, as well as numerous tweaks to the interface, and the company’s new iAds platform. Now it appears that Apple may be planning to integrate Facebook fully into the operating system. […]

April 15, 2010

BitDefender warns about iPhone unlocking malware

by Darren Allan

Those of you with an iPhone who might be considering unlocking it to run third-party applications should take heed of a new malware warning. BitDefender has issued an advisory about a scam email which offers a link to a new version of an iPhone jailbreaking program. Users are told to connect their iPhone to their […]

April 9, 2010

Apple iPhone OS 4 features confirmed

by Darren Allan

At a press event yesterday, Apple announced what features its iPhone OS 4 would encompass, bringing an end to the rumours which have been flying around for a while now. The biggest rumour was that OS 4 would bring multi-tasking to the table, and indeed this proved correct. So soon you’ll be able to run […]

April 5, 2010

Apple blocks iPhone radiation monitoring app

by Darren Allan

Apple has turned down an app which claims to work out your radiation level exposure when on the iPhone. The Tawkon app is designed to tell the user when radiation levels are potentially too high for comfort, and then provide advice on how to reduce those levels. Tawkon concocts a real-time estimation of the radiation […]