iPad Apps

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

Google has updated its YouTube app for iOS to add support for vertical videos and push notifications. Users now have the ability to watch vertical videos in fullscreen while retaining their orientation, so that they’re a lot less painful to watch.

Google Chrome for iOS gets navigation gestures, Physical Web compatibility

Google Chrome for iOS gets navigation gestures, Physical Web compatibility
Google has rolled out a big update for its Chrome browser for iOS that not only adds useful navigation gestures, but also brings Physical Web compatibility, allowing you to see an interact with smart devices in the world around you.

Pocket’s new text-to-speech feature reads your news articles to you

Pocket’s new text-to-speech feature reads your news articles to you

Too busy to read all those articles in your Pocket list? Now you can listen to them while you do other things, thanks to Pocket’s excellent new text-to-speech (TTS) feature, which is available now on iOS.

Facebook makes it easy to find and share links with friends

Facebook makes it easy to find and share links with friends

The latest update to the Facebook app makes it easier than ever to share links with friends without having to jump between different apps. Simply tap the new link icon and search for the story you want to share right within the Facebook app.

Facebook adds Snapchat-style photo editor with stickers, filters, and text

Facebook adds Snapchat-style photo editor with stickers, filters, and text

Facebook has begun testing a new Snapchat-style photo uploader on iOS that allows users to overlay text and stickers on their images before publishing them. There’s also a new filter feature that lets you preview different effects by swiping across your photos.

How to fax a document from your iPhone or iPad

How to fax a document from your iPhone or iPad
While email makes sending documents and files extremely simple, there still are times when sending a classic fax is the only solution. While you can sign documents without scanning or faxing, creating a hard copy of important or sensitive documents can sometimes only be completed with a simple fax. I wish I could tell you that your iPhone and iPad have a built-in fax service, but they do not. Instead, we are going to need another app. 

Notifyr, the app that brings iOS notifications to your Mac, goes free

Notifyr, the app that brings iOS notifications to your Mac, goes free

Notifyr, the handy app that lets you view iOS notifications on your Mac in real-time, is now free for a limited time — down from $4.99.

Pixelmator brings its powerful photo-editing app to iPhone

Pixelmator brings its powerful photo-editing app to iPhone

Pixelmator, the powerful image editing application that’s hugely popular among Mac users, is now available on iPhone. If you already have the iPad version of the app, the iPhone version is a free update, and it comes with a number of new features.

Rdio launches new $3.99 ‘Select’ monthly streaming plan with a catch

Rdio launches new $3.99 ‘Select’ monthly streaming plan with a catch

Rdio has confirmed plans to launch a new monthly streaming service priced at just $3.99. Aimed at users who don’t want to pay for the regular $9.99 a month plan, the new Rdio Select service will offer ad-free radio with unlimited skips, but there will be restrictions on how many tracks users can choose to play.

BitTorrent Bleep comes to iOS with new self-destructing messages feature

BitTorrent Bleep comes to iOS with new self-destructing messages feature

BitTorrent’s new Bleep app, which is focused on delivering secure and private messaging to smartphone users, is now available to all on iOS. It offers everything you’d expect from an instant messaging app, plus free voice calls, and a ‘Whisper’ feature that makes messages and attachments disappear.