Periscope for iOS receives first update with new features and improvements

Twitter launched its live streaming app Periscope for iPhone last week and the micro blogging site is now rolling out first update to the app with new features and improvements.

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Facebook expands ‘Mentions’ app to India and 40 other countries

Facebook had launched ‘Mentions’ app for celebrities on iPhone last month. Today, the social network is expanding the availability of the app to 40 more countries including India.

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Twitter apps for iPhone and Android gets DM history

With an aim to enable users to access their direct message history on mobile, Twitter is rolling out an update for its Android and iPhone apps. The micro blogging site is updating these apps in order to give its mobile app users a better way to manage their direct messages. Users can delete the direct messages from their mobile directly, thereby making the process more streamlines across all platforms.

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Review: Sygic Mobile Maps India a Turn by Turn Navigation App for iPhone

iPhone was never a perfect navigational device, though it has Maps App but it hardly solved the purpose, it just shows your current position and roughly calculates distance between point A and B. The scenario increased a little on iPhone world, with release iPhone OS 3.0 and biggies like TomTom, Sygic etc. launched there turn by turn navigational App for iPhone. But to hail the maps were only limited to US, Canada and Australia .After so much wait now we have a hope here, Sygic has launched a full blown turn by turn navigational App for iPhone with maps of India.

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Outside iPhone App: The Preview

After the developers were unsatisfied with iPhone’s Default weather App, they tried to built there own and till now I have not been satisfied with any one. What makes a iPhone App successful is a better UI, it’s usefulness and exploitation of total potential of iPhone’s hardware. Here comes the “Outside” the first App from the Robocat stable.

Outside iPhone

Outside gathers local weather data and presents them to you through a stylized window in your iPhone or iPod Touch. You can watch the current weather or swipe to see tomorrows forecast all from the cosy windows of this little universe.  Outside marries current weather and local forecasts with custom push notifications. Look out the window and see what the weather is like through stunning visuals. Swipe to see the forecast or setup and receive alerts when the weather is just right. Here is the teaser of the App. Continue reading “Outside iPhone App: The Preview”

Back to College ? You have an iPhone App for that

This is the month, when college and universities all over the world get started for new semester, and being a student, it is quite difficult to adjust after a large break.

Here’s where iStudiez Pro [iTunes Link] comes in, created by Andriy Kachalo and Michael Balashoff, iStudiez Pro is designed to help you take charge of your own schedule by always keeping you on top of where you need to be and what needs to get done. With an intuitive interface, the application promises to make sure “you never miss another course, lecture, and lab, track tasks and deadlines, plan homework, arrange assignments and much more.”

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iCanHasCheezburger now on Apple iPhone too !


The popular amusing cat photo gallery – “ICanHasCheezburger” now has its presence on the iPhone App store. The free iPhone app for “I can has Cheezeburger” basically pulls hilarious images from its site and amuses its users, doesn’t matter where and in what mood they are. Continue reading “iCanHasCheezburger now on Apple iPhone too !”

MeeHive Personalized News on iPhone/iPod Touch App Review

I have been playing with the MeeHive iPhone App for over a week now and im should say I that its a simple app which makes news consumption on your iphone very easy.

In the following Review of the Meehive app which is a Free Personalized News App for the iPhone/iPod Touch I would highlight the interesting features of this app.

Meehive Home Screen

This is the screen you would see once you have filled your interests.

Interests is nothing but topics you are interested in . ex:iPhone , Nokia , India etc.

the Homescreen gives you access to all the hot news based on your areas of interest and you can read the full article on the corresponding website without having to leave the app. See the FoneArena Nokia handset leak below

It renders the webpages using the full power of Safari so that you can have a great mobile news reading experience.

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Nike launches new iPhone application A must for soccer fans !

Nike has launched a mobile application called Nike Goal.  The application targets Italians who love soccer as well as Nike as a brand.

The iPhone application is an extension of the company’s site.

“The purpose of the application is to provide a free service to Italian football [soccer] fans who want to stay connected to the game and the teams and players they support,” said Martina Zavagno, digital marketing and ecommerce manager at Nike Italy. “For us at Nike, connecting with our consumers by providing them great, innovative products and services is a must,” Ms. Zavagno said. “Nike Goal has been launched with this in mind. Nike’s consumers expect us always to be ahead of the game,” she said. “Nike Goal is our kickoff of the game on the iPhone platform. The application right now provides just basic services, but we see it as a starting point. We have a lot of ideas in mind, but we want to grow gradually, adding features and services our consumers want to see on the application.”

Available in Italian and English, the application will soon cover the European Football Championships in the early part of this year.

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Obama ’08: Barack Obama’s Official iPhone & iPod Application

US Democratic candidate Barack Obama has become mobile-savvy and is using Apple iPhone as a political recruiting tool. Obama ’08 is provides official, comprehensive data on Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s campaign. It provides instant access to Barack’s positions on important issues, as well as local and national campaign news as it happens.

Barack Obama's Official iPhone & iPod Application

Key features of Obama ’08 for iPhone include:

  • Call Friends: A great volunteering tool that lets you make a difference any time you want by talking to people you already know. Your contacts are prioritized by key battleground states, and you can make calls and organize results all in one place.

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