Google Earth iPhone App Gets Support For Retina Display

Google has released a new version 3.1.0 of their Google Earth app for iPhone that brings support to retina display on the recently launched iPhone 4. Besides this, the latest release also brings Ocean content layer and Underwater bathymetry and ocean surface information to the iPhone user. The latest release brings the iOS app on […]

Google has released a new version 3.1.0 of their Google Earth app for iPhone that brings support to retina display on the recently launched iPhone 4. Besides this, the latest release also brings Ocean content layer and Underwater bathymetry and ocean surface information to the iPhone user.

The latest release brings the iOS app on par with the Android counterpart. Google had only last month introduced the ocean discovery feature to their Android app. Not surprisingly, the new iOS app is free to download and is compatible over iOS 3.0 and higher and support the iPhone, iPod Touch as well as the iPad.

The Google Earth app for iOS is a pretty nifty tool providing satellite as as informational content from Wikipedia by making use of the users’ location. You can check out the latest version of the Google Earth app by clicking here.

NewsDay iPad App Commercial Pulled After Apple Objects

A commercial promoting the iPad app of a newspaper, Newsday is reported to have been pulled after Apple reportedly threatened the publication with a cease and desist letter besides vowing to remove all of their apps from the App Store if their orders were not followed.

The commercial itself was a humorous take on digital news apps taking over print newspapers. However Apple’s objection appears to have been targeted at the cracked iPad screen that didn’t quite show the iPad in the light that Apple would have liked to. Here’s a quote from a person claiming to be a Newsday employee.

“Newsday got a cease and desist letter threatening all of our apps, if we did not remove the commercial immediately. They took exception to the fact that the (iPad) glass shattered into large jagged pieces … Your instincts are correct.”

Anyway, thanks to the fact that the ad got pretty viral, you can still find several copies of the commercial on YouTube. Check it out below while it lasts.

[via CultofMac]

iPhone/iPad App To Access Windows Desktop Applications Remotely

Want to work on the MS Excel document on your home computer while you are on the move with just your iPhone or iPad by your side? Parallels, the developers of Mac Desktop virtualization software have announced a new application that will make it possible. The software allows members to open any Windows-based applications like […]

Want to work on the MS Excel document on your home computer while you are on the move with just your iPhone or iPad by your side? Parallels, the developers of Mac Desktop virtualization software have announced a new application that will make it possible. The software allows members to open any Windows-based applications like Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook to be accessed from the iPhone and iPad.

This is a pretty powerful solution to the various drawbacks that come with owning an iOS device – including the inability to run Flash. Since the Parallels window basically launches all kinds of Windows applications, any Flash application opened from inside the application will work seamlessly. Of course, playing Flash games is still going to be a problem in the absence of a mouse-based control. Nevertheless, the application is going to be pretty useful.

The iOS app itself is free, but do note that you will need a Mac computer running a Parallels Desktop for Mac software to in turn access the Windows computer. And that software does not come for cheap and is priced at close to $80. Nevertheless, if you are interested, check out the application at the App Store here.

Download YouTube Videos To iPhone, iPod & iPad Using YourTube App

The YouTube terms of service prohibits users from downloading videos from the website. This was a primary reason behind Apple banning the free iPhone app MiTube not so long ago. Now if you are still looking for an alternative, here is an app that will enable the process for you. The YourTube app is available […]

The YouTube terms of service prohibits users from downloading videos from the website. This was a primary reason behind Apple banning the free iPhone app MiTube not so long ago. Now if you are still looking for an alternative, here is an app that will enable the process for you. The YourTube app is available on Cydia for jailbroken users and provides a way to download HD YouTube videos to the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Besides this, the application also lets you import these downloaded videos to your iPod app.

Of course, since this is a jailbreak app, non-jailbroken iPhone users cannot access the application. You can of course use one of our jailbreaking guides to get started (unless you have not updated to the latest OS). But do remember that jailbreaking can void your warranty.

The latest update of YourTube is compatible with iPhone 4 and iOS 4 as well and is available at a price of $5. Already own this iPhone app? Then you are eligible for an upgrade at just $1 if you had purchased the older app before July 1.

Free iPad App Turns iPad Into Remote Control For PC Or Mac

Want to access the files and folders on your PC or Mac right from the comfort of your couch? RemotePC is a free iPad application that will make this a possibility. The application requires users to first register for a RemotePC account here and then also install the server software on your Windows or Mac […]

Want to access the files and folders on your PC or Mac right from the comfort of your couch? RemotePC is a free iPad application that will make this a possibility. The application requires users to first register for a RemotePC account here and then also install the server software on your Windows or Mac based computer. Finally, download the free iPad app from the App Store to get started.

To access a file, users need to launch the iPad app and pick the computer to access. Once done, they may navigate to the folder (or from desktop) and launch the file to view. RemotePC will support most document formats including Word, Excel, PDFs, images and videos. Since this is primarily a viewer application, you may not be able to edit files. The application also comes with a few interesting features like the ability to playlist music files so that you may play PC music on your iPad without the need to transfer them.

At a $0 price, I think this is a pretty neat bargain. What do you think?

[via Mobiputing]

Plex App For iPhone And iPad Released

Plex, the popular media center service for Apple’s Mac computers has announced the launch of a new app that will bring the media streaming service to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The application will allow you to use your iDevice as a remote control and also additionally let users stream the content from the […]

Plex, the popular media center service for Apple’s Mac computers has announced the launch of a new app that will bring the media streaming service to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The application will allow you to use your iDevice as a remote control and also additionally let users stream the content from the Plex Media center to your iPhone or iPad. This is significant because it will give users a seamless video consuming experience. Consider watching a movie on your Plex-integrated television and then choosing to watch the rest of the movie on your iPad in the bedroom. With the latest Plex app, that becomes possible.

The Plex app runs on iPhones/iPod Touch running iOS 3.0 and above and on iPads. It also requires an Intel Mac version 5.0 and above and transcodes 720p video with a processor offering at least 2.2GHz capacity.

The app costs $4.99 and can be downloaded from the App Store by clicking here.

Open Multiple Tabs On iPad Browser With iLunascape

The iPad is called a media consumption device and of course surfing websites is also one way of consuming media. However, one of the biggest grievances that iPad users have is in the inability of the iPad’s Mobile Safari web browser to open multiple tabs – similar to a Firefox, IE or Chrome on the desktop computer. […]

The iPad is called a media consumption device and of course surfing websites is also one way of consuming media. However, one of the biggest grievances that iPad users have is in the inability of the iPad’s Mobile Safari web browser to open multiple tabs – similar to a Firefox, IE or Chrome on the desktop computer. That makes media consumption a pain.

iLunascape is a newly launched iPad app that will help you out on this. The app comes with several enhanced features that makes website browsing on the iPad a pleasure. For starters, yes, you can open multiple tabs – up to 6 at a time. You can simply open the various open webpages by tapping on the tab. Apart from this, you can also set the active webpages to open everytime you relaunch the browser. Other features include the ability to bookmark pages, lock accelerometer rotation, view history and also take page screenshots.

iLunascape iPad browser

The iLunascape app is free to download and can be accessed from the App Store by clicking here.

HBO Go Streaming On iPad – App Launch In The Works

HBO has announced its plans to bring an iPad app to the market that will allow subscribers to stream its movies on to the tablet device. The service is also expected to become available on iPhone and other popular mobile smartphone platforms.  While details of the launch were not revealed, it is believed that the service will be similar to the current HBO Go streaming service that lets HBO cable & satellite TV subscribers to stream the channel online for free.

The news could come as a disappointment for Netflix users as this effectively means that the popular movie broadcaster is not looking at the monthly rental service to bring content to users. HBO has noted the value in its content and has pointed out that this should get subscribers pay the premium for content access.

The launch of the new app is expected to happen in six months time.

Music Video Discovery App For iPad – MySpace Music Romeo

MySpace has launched a cool new video discovery service for iPad that will allow users to browse through countless number of music videos that can then be purchased or skipped to the next video – very similar to Pandora except that this one’s for music videos. When you launch the app, users are asked to […]

MySpace has launched a cool new video discovery service for iPad that will allow users to browse through countless number of music videos that can then be purchased or skipped to the next video – very similar to Pandora except that this one’s for music videos. When you launch the app, users are asked to specify their favorite music genre as well as their current mood. Based on these settings, MySpace Music Romeo will stream music videos that may either be skipped to the next video or liked by tapping the Love button. The algorithm will then save these preferences to fine-tune its video offering further.

The app is free to download on iOS 3.2 and above for iPad and makes money via iTunes sale and occasional video commercials. The technology is itself reported to be developed using the music aggregation service, We are Hunted. You can head over to the App Store to download the app right away.

Download Adobe Photoshop For iPad And iPhone

Adobe has released a newly rebranded mobile version of their Adobe Photoshop software for iPhone and iPad. The app, named Adobe Photoshop Express is a free to download utility available from the iTunes App Store that will provide all the basic photo editing features that will one will require on the move. Of course, this application is a far cry from the comprehensive list of features that you may access from the actual Photoshop software, it is still a good app if you want to adjust color, crop, rotate pictures, etc.

Though this is a universal iOS app, there are a few features unique to the iPad including those like the ability to edit multiple photos at any given time and also to work on pictures in both landscape and portrait mode. Also, the app does not include support for the retina display on the new iPhone 4. But you should expect them to become available shortly.

If you are interested, click here to download this free app from the App Store.