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QuickContact Lets You Message And Call People With Beautiful Home Screen Icons

QuickContact Lets You Message And Call People With Beautiful Home Screen Icons

Designer extraordinaire Jeff Broderick has created yet another tool for enhancing your productivity on your iOS devices. QuickContact is a beautiful web app that allows you to create app icons for quickly initiating calls or messages from your Home screen.

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Amazon Launches Kindle Store Web App For The iPad

Amazon Launches Kindle Store Web App For The iPad

Today Amazon launched an iPad-optimized Kindle Store web app. Visiting amazon.com/iPadKindleStore on the iPad will now take you to Amazon’s new web portal for buying ebooks from Apple’s tablet.

Once you’ve logged into your Amazon account, you’ll be able to browse and purchase ebooks in Mobile Safari on the iPad. Your purchases will then be pushed by Amazon to your Kindle device or Kindle iOS app.

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QuickWiFi Web App Allows You To Share Your Network Credentials The Easy Way

QuickWiFi Web App Allows You To Share Your Network Credentials The Easy Way

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Jeff Broderick, the designer behind the beautiful iOS Settings Home screens shortcuts we detailed weeks ago, has released a new web app for easily sharing a secured network with multiple users. QuickWiFi is a simple web interface that lets you distribute your network credentials with others via a verified WiFi profile.

With QuickWiFi, you no longer need to give everyone on your network a SSID and password. You can create a unique URL that others can use to gain access to your network — no password required. If you want to keep your network secure from the outside but also offer an easy way for your friends to join, this is the perfect tool.

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Google ‘On the Verge’ Of Launching ‘Fantastic’ Native Gmail App For iPhone

Google ‘On the Verge’ Of Launching ‘Fantastic’ Native Gmail App For iPhone

The App Store is yet to offer any third-party email clients, but that’s all about to change thanks to Google. The company is reportedly “on the verge” of launching a “fantastic” Gmail app for the iPhone that may have already been submitted to Apple for approval.

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µTorrent Gets an iPad-Friendly HTML5 Interface, Plus New Features on the Mac

µTorrent Gets an iPad-Friendly HTML5 Interface, Plus New Features on the Mac

Everyone’s favorite torrent client for the Mac just got an awesome update. In addition to a number of new features on the Mac, BitTorrent has launched a fantastic HTML5 version of µTorrent for the iPad that makes managing your µTorrent downloads a breeze while you’re away from your computer.

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Audible Launches a Web-Based Store to Bypass Apple’s Rules

Audible Launches a Web-Based Store to Bypass Apple’s RulesRather than complying with Apple’s App Store terms and throwing the Cupertino company 30% of every sale it makes, Audible has launched an iPhone-friendly web app that allows users to add a bookmark to their home screen for quick and easy purchasing.

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Amazon Laughs in Apple’s Face With Web-Based Kindle Reader for iPad

Amazon Laughs in Apple’s Face With Web-Based Kindle Reader for iPad

Amazon’s Kindle application was recently at risk of being removed from the App Store because it contained a link to purchase content outside of Apple’s ecosystem — something Apple no longer allows developers to do under its latest App Store terms. In order to secure its place in the App Store, Amazon issued a last-minute update to its app to remove the link, but in a move that subtly tells Apple where to stick its new rules, Amazon has launched a web-based Kindle reader with support for the iPad. And it’s awesome!

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Gmail Web App Gets Pull to Refresh, Retina Display UI on iPhone

Gmail Web App Gets Pull to Refresh, Retina Display UI on iPhone

Google’s Gmail web app for the iPhone delivers a nice new update this morning that makes it even more iPhone-friendly, introducing the iOS trademark pull to refresh function, and an enhanced interface.

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Google Launches Web-Based Maps App for iOS, Android

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A native Google Maps application comes built-in to our iOS devices, and while it’s great for accessing maps and getting directions while we’re on the go, it is lacking a few important features. Thankfully, however, Google has just launched an updated Google Maps web app which offers a little extra.

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Playboy Reveals All on iPad as Promised

Playboy Reveals All on iPad as Promised

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for since the iPad first launched in April 2010. It’s the reason we all stood in line for a day to get our hands on one. And it’s the reason why the iPad has been such an overwhelming success all over the world. Yes, I’m talking about Playboy magazine… which is now available on your tablet.

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