We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 83% off, a couple are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
I lived in Prague for two years and I could have used the Google Translate app. With the most recent update, Google has added a new look, handwriting support, and 70+ languages.
Not only can Translate show you the translation of words you speak, type, or now write, it will also play an audio version so you can either learn the pronunciation or play it for someone with whom you are trying to communicate.
On Wednesday Apple launched iOS 7 and according to a report by Chitika.com it has surpassed the rate of adoption set by iOS 6 last year. After just 24 hours iOS 7 was running on 18% of all iOS devices.
Data was collected by analyzing a pool of 1 million online ad impressions on September 18 – 19. In the graph above you can see the rate of adoption which happened faster and went further than iOS 6 in the same period when it was released.
If you are using your iPad to shoot video then this is a product that you will be very interested in. The Padcaster frame allows you to secure your iPad to a tripod and attach a wide variety of accessories which are critical for your production needs. While the Padcaster has already been put into production, it is also a part of a new Kickstarter campaign.
Earlier this week we ran a story about the ability to download previous versions of apps when necessary due to compatibility with older iOS versions. It has become clear that this functionality is a change at the policy level and is certainly going to aid developers in getting the right versions to the right customers.
This is a particularly poignant time to update this policy in light of the recent interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook who spent some time discussing the fragmentation of Android. Certainly this new policy is aimed at improving customer satisfaction when it comes to the fragmentation of iOS.
Another week has come and gone and now it is Friday again. Fridays are great for a number of reasons. One of them being that it is the day that PadGadget spotlights one game that is either from, or reminds us of our childhood. Last week, we reminded you of the Final Fantasy trilogy with a spotlight on the fifth release under the franchise.
Quickoffice has been converted to a free app and is immediately available in the app store. This app is a very useful tool for editing Microsoft Office documents in both mobile and collaborative environments.
The release of Quickoffice as a free app represents a brand new line instead of an update to the existing Quickoffice Pro and Pro HD. Google published a page specifically for previous users which details the changes being made, which is very useful if you are in that situation.
Kabam, the game company that created the popular Kingdoms of Camelot strategy game has just announced the launch of a card collecting game (CCG) based on the franchise that brings the world of King Arthur to iOS. Grab your deck and play a role-playing card game against others in a battle for the top spot in the Heroes of Camelot.
Just days after Google released a new a Google Wallet app for Android, they have also released it for iOS. The app is not universal and is only native on the iPhone, but even iPad users can install and use it. Google Wallet is a handy service which helps manage online spending and loyalty programs.
Apple’s most popular executives, CEO Tim Cook, Software Chief Craig Federighi, and Head of Design Jony Ive, sat down with Bloomberg for a chat about the state of the smart phone industry and Apple’s future in it. The comprehensive and detailed interview shed light on how the “big three” feel about cheap phones, working together, and Apple’s competition with the Android market.