Google has long tried to get into the instant messaging and communications market. For around a decade, we’ve had Google Talk, which relied on the open XMPP standard. While that product has enjoyed support by many third party instant messaging clients, it has not become the mainstream messaging alternative that, say, Facebook has become in a very short time. At yesterday’s Google IO 2013 conference, the search giant released a Google Hangouts app for iOS and Android, which is set to become Google’s core communication tool. We take a look at what you can expect on your iPhone.
Pocket Casts from Shift Jelly software received a huge update to its Android client recently, somewhat leaving its iOS counterpart behind. Can the good-old iOS version still meet your podcatching needs? We take a look at Pocket Casts for iOS to find out.
Feedly is a modern application built for reading RSS feeds. It grew in popularity as being an alternative client for Google Reader. Since Google announced it would pull the plug on Reader, Feedly has gained more attention for stating that it will provide its own feed aggregation service and provide a seamless transition for Google Reader users. Is this the news app for you? Read on to find out.
I was tremendously lucky to have been lent a pair of Sonos Play:3 wireless speakers and the Ethernet bridge to try for a few weeks and I can say without a doubt—wow, just freakin’ wow.
The iPad 4 is a worthy upgrade to the iPad 3, but have we tapped into all of its potential? Not in the least. Is it still a workhorse tablet that sets the standard? Absolutely. Should you run out and grab one? Well that depends. In this iPad 4 review, I think you’ll see what I mean.
We’ve found 6 great apps to help you keep tabs on the election results. These apps will help you keep track of who wins, who loses, and what it will all mean on Wednesday.
I’ve spent the weekend with my iPad mini and I’m enjoying it every bit now as I was when I first held it and turned it on. Yes, it’s a device that has it’s shortcomings, but I also think Apple has raised the bar for small tablets. A standard that everyone else will have to meet.