Think of Winston for iPhone as Flipboard with a voice. In fact, the interface somewhat resembles the extremely popular news aggregator app, but instead of presenting text on the screen, Winston speaks the news. Winston is free, and like other aggregator apps, you can customize it according to your interests, as well as connect it to your Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Apple posted a recent job announcement seeking talent to develop the next generation of the Apple TV, according to AppleInsider.
If you're eager to enhance your loving relationship this Valentine's Day, try the Syncrohearts Love Game ($0.99). It's billed as a game — and it does have gaming aspects, including accumulating points — but its purpose is to help build your relationship in a variety of ways.
A team of 100 product designers are hard at work developing a new product — a wristwatch computer for Apple, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The news strongly suggests the product has moved beyond the experimentation phase.
Mobile payment processing is becoming increasingly popular, making it is easy for individuals to accept credit cards payments. These new offerings are ideal for individuals and small businesses, because the costs are low. Typically, there are no monthly fees and no merchant account is necessary. You simply pay a percentage of the transaction, and a very small transaction fee.
Forget the image that jumps into your mind of a standard wristwatch with a glass face connected to a band. Instead, imagine this: flexible, paper-like glass wrapping around your wrist, with a display encompassing the entire band. According to an article in The New York Times Sunday, Apple is working on just such a device: a wristwatch-like iOS device made of curved glass called iWatch.
Thanks to the purported leak of an enclosure for a fifth-generation iPad, MacRumors commissioned an artist to create mockups of the new device. The enclosure and attendant rumors have suggested that the forthcoming iPad will have a form-factor more like that of the iPad mini, will be thinner, and have narrower bezels on the left and right such that the overall width is less.
Here's the good news: Mailbox is an extraordinary new free app for effectively managing your inbox. But the bad news is, it only works with Gmail, and downloading the app simply puts you on a waiting list as its developers gradually roll it out. (There are already several hundred thousand eager iPhone users lined up ahead of you.)
Apple revolutionized human-computer interaction with the Macintosh interface back in 1984 and again in 2007 with the iPhone. And now we're seeing it again with Siri. Apple's job postings clearly show that Apple is focused on increasing Siri's role in the interface.
Apple added a new section to its iBookstore called Breakout Books Tuesday. It features self-published books, which are typically lower priced than those from traditional publishing houses. And there are a number of free titles — typically the first title in a fiction series.