Latest iPhone Apps Launched in the Market iRecycle, Maps HD and Textalyzer
There is not doubt that the iPhone gives you the power to explore enumerable things in no time. The compatible app enhances its functionalities and turns it into a perfect gadget that allows the user to simplify the tedious tasks. Here are new bunch of iPhone application rolled out in the market to be used.
The first one is iRecycle, which gives you details of the disposal and recycling facilities in your surroundings. Next most talked about application is National Parks Maps HD, which helps you to know the route of all the national parks in the world. The final one is Textalyzer app, which helps you to manage your forbidden list at various special moments. Let’s see in detail about these applications.
- iRecycle – iRecycle is the application that assists you in finding the recycling and disposal facilities in your surroundings by using the GPS feature on the device. It has details about 110,000 disposal and recycling centers all across the US including 240 materials. You can easily search the particular areas that belong to the recycling facilities in the locality. In addition to this feature, iRecycle has other things that the users can take pleasure in. It is developed by the Earth911.com, which keeps you updated regarding environmental news by sending articles and e-magazines.
- National Park Maps HD – This application assists you in finding the navigation route of the 15 national parks. Using the GPS technology on your iPhone device, you the can get information regarding maps of the parks, so that you can easily reach there without any trouble.
- Textalyzer – This application is used when you don’t want to use your cell in particular situation such as when you are drunk. In that case this application prevents you to send some annoying messages to the others from your phone book.
All these applications have their specific features and usefulness. You can download them on your device as per your requirements. If you want to get the information about Park Maps and recycling facilities, then you can go with them. Overall, they all are safe to download and easy to use. A Textalyzer costs you about $0.99 and $4.99 for National Park Maps HD. IRecycle is free to download.
Fring – New Mobile Video Conferencing App
There are some of the popular video conferencing apps available such as Skype and FaceTime that allow users to communicate with each other via their mobile device. Latest sensation in the iPhone app market is Fring app, which is especially developed to provide Mobile video conferencing to the users up to four members at a time. You might be thinking about the unique and distinctive features included in this video conferencing app. This app allows the best quality video conferencing with four friends at a time. This is the most notable feature of the application that sets it apart from the other mobile video conferencing apps.
This is compatible with iPhone and Android devices. You might have several genuine questions regarding this app. The first one is, whether the user can use this app for business purpose or for just pleasure to stay connected with friends. Honestly, this application has equal ratio of the users which mean as per your requirements you can use it. If you want to conduct a video conferencing meeting at random, use your iPhone or Android device for connecting with four people at a time and reach the final decision in the meeting. It is really cool and interesting to use it as the ideal business gadget. It makes easier to connect with your colleagues or co-workers while on the move.
As far as personal usage of this app is concerned, it is used by mostly younger generations. Currently, teens are well attuned with social networking websites and want to stay connected with their friends via video conferencing.
Next, genuine question is, whether the video calling is better than the voice calling or not. Apparently, video calling feature is in its earlier stage and getting popularity rapidly across the globe. Some of the critics argue that people will be inclined to make video calls as opposed to the voice calls. The Fring is definitely paving the path for the new future of the video calling in the society.
Mobile video conferencing is still in its infancy stage. However, it is really interesting that Fring like app are hitting the market that will sooner make the video calling popular among the users. However, the complete gamut of web conferencing is yet to be determined for the Smartphone. However, Fring is the latest development in video conferencing feature for the iPhone and Android devices.
There is no doubt that Fring is the most advanced app, which is paving new future in video conferencing sector. There is one considerable point you have to keep in your mind that video conferencing is in its starting phase, so going with that application completely depends on your preferences. However, FaceTime and Skype is most trusted video calling app available. Overall, it is a worth investment, if you want to assess the new advancement in video calling and want to experience the new era. In short, it is quite a cool app to use and experience something new and interesting with your device.
Free Update and Upgrade iPod Touch to Latest Firmware OS 3.0
Recently, the new firmware OS version 3.0 for iPod Touch and iPhone has been published by Apple. This new firmware 3.0 is one of the major updates because with this OS update, you could now get tons of latest features to your portable iDevices. All original iPhone generations and iPhone 3G are allowed to upgrade firmware to iPhone OS 3.0 at free of cost.
On the other hand, the devices in the category of 1st and iPod Touch 2G of 2nd generation should have to pay $9.95 for upgrading the firmware to OS 3.0. Now, you can skip the payment option as well. Of course, Apple showing an unfair practice towards iPod Touch, even if the devices don’t properly incur any of the recurring charges.
To upgrade and update iPhone and iPod Touch’s old firmware versions to OS 3.0 at absolutely free of cost, just go though the following guide.
- First, you have to download and install iTunes having version 8.2 or higher.
- Now, you have to download following
Note: If you download the file having ZIP extension such as iPod2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.zip, then you have to rename this .zip file to .ipsw file format. If the downloaded file is affixed with .zip file format such as iPod2,1_3.0_7A341_Restore.ipsw.zip, you have to remove the .zip extension from the filename.
While downloading iPod Touch firmware if you deal with any sort of error massage such as “an error occurred while processing your request”, then you should download the IPSW files using the following links.
Link for 1st generation iPod Touch Here
Link for 2nd generation iPod Touch Here
- Now, connect your iPod Touch device to computer.
- Execute the file iTunes 8.2 or higher.
- Choose the iPod Touch device from the list of devices.
- Backup of your iPod Touch in case of any accidental file lost. This step is optional yet important.
- Probably there are two ways with which you could update you iPod to firmware OS 3.0. If you want to install a firmware suit on iPod Touch without keeping any existing data file and songs, movies, videos, music, apps and other media files on iPod Touch, then follow steps given below:
- If you are Windows user, you have to hold Shift key and left click on Restore.
- For users of Mac OS X system, just hold Option button and then left click on Restore.
- If you would like to retain and save all your data as it is in your iPod Touch and want to upgrade your device without losing a single file, go through following steps:
- When you go to main screen of iTunes, you’ll see 2 options as “Check for update” and “Restore”. Just click on “Check for update” option.
- A webpage will be displayed with features of iPod Touch OS with firmware version 3.0. There will be an option where you can buy it for $9.99. You simply click on “Cancel”.
- iTunes will be back with the previous main page iPod Touch. You’ll see now that the “Check for update” option has been changed “Update” option.
- Windows users have to hold Shift key and then left click Update.
- Mac OS X system users have to press and hold the Option key, left click on Update.
- Browse to the downloaded file for iPod Touch OS 3.0 Apple Device Software Update IPSW and select it.
- Once selected the file, the process of upgrade will be started. Your iPod Touch may be restarted for few times. You have to keep connected your iPod Touch device to computer until updating process gets finished.
- When completed the upgrading, your iPod Touch will be successfully running on OS firmware 3.0 without spending a cent.
- Optionally, if you would like to restore iPod Tunes to firmware OS software of version 3.0 to default, you will be provided an option by iTunes where you could select to either restore it from backup or create a new iPod.
Jailbreak Iphone 3GS, 3G, 2G Using Snowbreeze
The latest jailbreaking tool named, Snowbreeze has been launched in the market to use. As of now it is in first beta version which is used in jailbreaking iPhone and iPod devices. Jailbreaking your iPhone 3G/3GS/2G or iPod 1G/2G gives you more option to upgrade your device to new firmware.
Snowbreeze is a latest Pwnage tool to jailbreak your iPhone and iPod instantly. Make sure that this version doesn’t work on new boot iPhone except MC. The basic system requirements to run this tool are such as Windows XP, Snowbreeze Beta tool, iPhone Firmware iOS 3.1.2 and .NET framework 3.5.
In order to jailbreak your devices you need to download Snowbreeze tool form its homepage and follow the instructions carefully.
Snapdat – An Easy Way To Access And Store Business Cards
The field of business and networking require you to make and manage contacts. Name or Business cards is the most used way to exchange and store numbers of important people in these fields. However, storing and accessing these cards can be extremely space consuming and tedious. With the invention and emergence of mobile phones, this method has been gradually substituted.
There are a number of web services available that help you manage contacts and handle information related to business associates. Considering the growing trend of using smart phones, Apple is planning to build an in-built feature for its iPhone that will allow exchange and storage of business cards. The development of this application is in the pipeline so iPhone users can have the feel of this kind of an application online.
SnapDat is a free application for mobiles that handles business cards. This application can be downloaded from the App Store and that too for absolutely free. This application also allows users to exchange business information, contact data and other information as graphically rich and customizable business cards known as SnapCards.
This free application from Apple comes preloaded with forty templates. Users can customize and design their own SnapCards. These SnapCards also help you make groups and thereby helping you manage your cards easily.
Users having SnapDat installed to their iPhone can easily exchange SnapCards and the received cards will be automatically integrated to the phones address book. The e-card or the electronic card helps you add contacts for emails, messages and calls with just a single touch. You can also use it to visit your recipients networking accounts and other media like videos and pictures.
If the receiver is not a SnapDat user, then you can send them their SnapCards by email. The SnapCard is attached as standard vCards in the emails.
The concept and idea of business or name cards exists for a long time, but its enhancement by technology has been influential and successful. Applications like SnapDat can go a big way and can be easily termed as the next big thing in the field of networking.
Track GPS Locations, Calls And SMS On Your iPhone With Mobile Spy 3.0
Retina-X Studios (RXS), a popular provider of spy software and computer monitoring solutions, has released new spy software specially designed for Apple iPhone. This spy software which is known as “Mobile Spy 3.0” allows you to keep track of GPS locations, your SMS and calls from friends, families or colleagues by logging into an online control panel using phone’s web browser.
Derrick, a user of Mobile Spy said that the software is priceless and has really helped him in confirming his suspicions about honesty. According to Retina-X Studios, this application which enables you to monitor your iPhone in real time runs silently (i.e. behind various other applications).
Once you set up this software on your iPhone, it will stealthily record GPS locations, your SMS and calls and automatically upload the data on your Mobile Spy online account.
CEO of the Company, James Johns said that the new version of this application is enhanced with ability to track the actual locations by GPS which is very useful in keeping a watch on employees and teens to ensure that they are using their vehicles acceptably.
Mobile Spy 3.0 works with all models of Apple iPhone, Windows Mobile as well as Smartphone running a Symbian OS. A 1-year subscription of Mobile Spy 3.0 is available at $99.97.
My-Cast Onelook Is A Weather Application For Iphone
Digital Cyclone is the leading provider of weather application for wireless gadgets such as iPhone. One of the latest weather applications released for iPhone is My-Cast OneLook. It enables iPhone users to get latest updates of weather conditions in digital form i.e. clouds, animated radar, severe weather details anywhere in US. This application can be easily explored from the online application stores and install on the iPhone to launch it. It really works perfectly and delivers relevant weather information to the users of iPhone.
Key Features of My-Cast OneLook
- Digital weather information, current weather conditions, hourly updated and forecasts.
- Animated NEXRAD radar including cloud images with high resolution pictures.
- Users will get StormWatch notifies and advisories from national weather services
- Provides updated information and weather conditions instantly
The president of Digital Cyclone Craig Burfiend said that Weather has daily impact on our lives so with this new innovative application iPhone users can quickly get the latest weather news on their phone at a glance.
The My-Cast OneLook is not expensive application it worth cost is $ 1.99 at Apple App Store. It really is worthy of your price in order to keep yourself updated with weather informant timely.
Read Wall Street Journal And Online Contents In Your Apple Iphone Free
The greatly popular international daily, the Wall Street Journal, could be now freely accessed by all of the financial and business news readers using their Apple iPhone. Wall Street Journal is one of the oldest newspapers, which published by Dow Jones & Company. Recently, the company has launched a free application for iPhone with which iPhone users can read online content without being charged.
Earlier, this free service for reading online contents was commenced for Blackberry devices in the month of August last year and now the service has been extended for Apple iPhone devices. Wall Street Journal cannot be called as a first “branded” newspaper offered via Apple iPhone.
The iPhone user could also find various other newspapers like New York Times, CNN, AP, Bloomberg and etc. The reader’s catchments can definitely be expanded by providing them such a free online content via particular mobile devices.
To do so, there is no need of jeopardizing subscription model on the particular’s own online wsj.com site. The popularity of Apple iPhone could be tapped by it for increasing the worldwide group of readers while being charged for advertisers and reducing its cost significantly. All in all, this is a win-win strategy intended for both readers and the Wall Street Journal.
The Apple iPhone users can also enjoy in reading free magazines like Elle, Kiplinger’s, Playboy, U.S. News & World Report, Men’s Health, Popular Photography, Penthouse, Popular Mechanics, PC Magazine, Car and Driver, Reader’s Digest, Macworld UK and etc. To download this free app namelyThe Wall Street Journal 1.0 from here
Splashnotes And Splashphoto Application For Iphone And Ipod Touch
SplashData is the pioneer of all the software providing companies for smartphones. Recently, SplashData has announced about its applications SplashNotes and SplashPhoto, which you would get it from App Store.
SplashNotes is a very handy tool with which you can take notes and outline them, and SplashPhoto is a photo album manager designed for smartphones. You could enjoy using these applications with your iPhone and iPod touch. It also provides wireless synchronization for Mac OS X and Windows OS applications that are separately available.
The SplashPhoto application has a functional two-way synchronization to Mac OS X, or you could select the free PC desktop version. By using this desktop application, you’ll be able to organize your favorite photos in personalized groups.
Once synchronization is finished, all the photos are arranged accordingly on iPod touch and iPhone. In addition, you could download and upload image files from Picasa and Flickr. All the images captured using iPhone are geo-tagged automatically and therefore, they could easily be mapped on Picasa and Flickr.
“The inventive features in the iPod touch and iPhone, for example amazing display and Multi-Touch user interface, helped us to produce such realistic apps that would be used in wide range,” said SplashData’s CEO Morgan Slain. “We think SplashNotes and SplashPhoto are creating a great collaboration and communication and now we are looking forward to continue producing great mobile apps that make a variation.”
You could put your outlines on the desktop and synchronize your notes with SplashNotes in your iPod touch or iPhone. You could create outlines having any size, intricacy it, and add photos and notes for immediate recall. It displays a list containing checkboxes with which you could convert outlines into task lists. You have to spend $4.99 for each one, which you could get at the App Store.
Get New Cooking Star Application In Iphone And Ipod Touch
Recently, one of the most popular application namely, Cooking Star of Glu Mobile, has been announced to introduce in iPhone. Cooking Star is one of the most deliciously fun set of mini-games in which you could get to touch, tilt, tap, flick and flip, as a Star Chef cooking delicious meals and master the menu.
All the advantages such as Multi-Touch user interface and accelerometer of iPod Touch and iPhone features have been considered to develop Cooking Star. There are eight mini games in the Cooking Star and you could master each one of the mini-game to unlock the real recipe and consequently you could build your own cookbook.
According to the Glu Mobile’s senior vice president in the global publishing department, Mr. Jill Braff “stated that the New Cooking Star application is one of the exceptional examples of Glu’s unique IP games products. He also mentioned that, “Our stress is on providing a broad range of titles to the most excellent mobile platform and devices”. Further he added “Our team has made an amusing informal game for iPod touch and iPhone users in which you would be encouraged for playing with your food.”
Such a funny and innovative application has been made available in App store at cost of $2.99.