All items tagged with "great updates"

A Tour Of Dropbox’s Amazing New Albums [Feature]

A Tour Of Dropbox’s Amazing New Albums [Feature]

All of these photos could be in different folders. Dropbox just doesn’t care.

Dropbox is about to add a great new feature to make photo-sharing a lot easier. It’s called Albums, and it lets you group together photos from anywhere in your Dropbox folder structure and share them as a single album. The service is currently in beta testing, but if you have an Android device the most recent update also contains a version.

Let’s take a look at how it works on your Mac.

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At Last! Audible App For iPad

At Last! Audible App For iPad

Audible. An amazing service, with the worst app ever. Until now, that is. Not only has Amazon (Audible’s owner) finally made a version for the iPad, it has also tweaked the iPhone version extensively.

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Drafts’ New Automation Options Make Your iPad As Powerful As Your Mac [Feature]

Drafts just went from essential to, uh, really really essential.

Drafts just went from essential to, uh, really really essential.

Drafts, the default inbox for text on your iOS device, has just been updated to version 1.5 on the iPad and v2.5 on the iPhone. And, man, what an update!

Previously, Drafts was a great way to scribble down a note, and then send it off to pretty much any text-based app you could think of. Now, with two big new features called “URL Actions” and “Dropbox Actions,” Drafts not only becomes more powerful than you could possible imagine, it also lets you automate a whole lot of notetaking tasks.

How powerful are we talking about here? How about controlling your Mac at home from your iPhone by just jotting down a note?

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Snapseed Update Adds New Filters, Google+ And Way Better Photo Import

Snapseed Update Adds New Filters, Google+ And Way Better Photo Import

Snapseed, the best damn photo editor on all of iOS, has gotten an update. V1.5 adds Google+ sharing, a whole new Retrolux filter, better frames, and a new icon. Oh, and it’s now free, so if you were too cheap to download it before, go grab it now.

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Official iOS Facebook App Gets Updated, Rebuilt From The Ground Up To Be Twice As Fast

Official iOS Facebook App Gets Updated, Rebuilt From The Ground Up To Be Twice As Fast

Three months ago, we first heard that Facebook — probably the slowest and lousiest app many people have on their smartphones — was going to get a blistering fast speed update. Now it’s finally here. And yep, it’s much faster… finally a Facebook app that isn’t absolutely crummy.

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Readability Gets New Reading Lists, YouTube & Vimeo Integration & More [Video]

Readability-update

Readability is faster than ever before in version 1.1.

The official Readability app for iOS has received a major update today that not only promises to deliver “huge performance improvements,” but also adds a number of new features, including new “Top Reads” and “Longform Picks” reading lists, YouTube and Vimeo integration, and more.

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CineXPlayer Update Adds IMDB Integration and Mysterious ‘Screenager’ Mode

CineXPlayer Update Adds IMDB Integration and Mysterious ‘Screenager’ Mode

The new browser-based remote is ugly but effective.

CineXPlayer, the excellent, rock-solid, play-anything video player for iOS, had gotten yet another big update. Every time the app is bumped to a new version, I wonder what the developers will be able to add next time. And today’s answer is… Quite a lot.

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Star Walk Astronomy App Is Set To Become Even More Beautiful

Star Walk Astronomy App Is Set To Become Even More Beautiful

Star Walk is one of my favorite iPad apps which I use all the time. So I was really interested to meet the people behind this app when its developer, Vito Technology, hit town for WWDC this week. And as their demonstration shows, they’ve gone all out to enhance even further the beauty of their wares.

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Skype 5.8 For Mac Delivers Better Mobile Video Calls, Group Screen Sharing, Mountain Lion Support

Skype 5.8 For Mac Delivers Better Mobile Video Calls, Group Screen Sharing, Mountain Lion Support

Skype for Mac is much-improved in version 5.8.

Skype has just pushed out its latest update for Mac OS X, which includes a number of enhancements to existing features, as well as support for OS X Mountain Lion. The company promises that contacts lists, video calls to mobile devices, and screen sharing are all much-improved in version 5.8.

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FourSquare V5.0 Gets Complete Redesign, Focus On Exploring [Review]

FourSquare V5.0 Gets Complete Redesign, Focus On Exploring [Review]

The revamp looks so good, you can almost forgive the continued lack of an iPad app.

FourSquare, everybody’s favorite not-owned-by-Facebook check-in service, just got a huge update rendering it prettier, less confusing and much less annoying when blown up for the iPad. There really aren’t many new features – unless you count a complete redesign as a feature.

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