As some of you may know, I develop apps in addition to writing about them. My latest adventure is the free Clock Weather News app for iPhone, which features a retro flip clock front and center hovering over beautiful HD images that reflect the current weather. The weather portion at the top also includes an extended forecast.
I think the coolest aspect of the app is the RSS feed at the bottom. Now, it currently supports Google Reader, but an update is underway for when Google gets rid of their RSS service in July. I’m hoping the don’t.
But why use Google Reader you ask? It’s my drug of choice. Sure, there are plenty RSS readers out there, but Google’s has been my go-to for so long that I just want to enjoy every bit of it until they officially shut it down. From the amount of downloads I’m getting … I don’t think I’m the only one! Continue reading Free Clock Weather News App Features Retro Style Clock and Google Reader
*Originally posted by Lisa on AppTudes.
There are a host of news apps taking advantage of the big iPad screen to simulate the look of magazines. One that caught my eye is Muzine, by Muzine (iPad only) The app borrows from Flipboard, Zite and AOL Editions to make a magazine that learns a user’s tastes and serves them personalized content. Continue reading Muzine: Great Concept For Music Lovers But GUI Sounds Sour Note
Mobile Malware – This isn’t really new news as far as Mac and malware go, but luckily Apple’s iOS remained untouched by malware as well during the second quarter. Check out Symantec’s full report on “A Window Into Mobile Device Security“, but really just take my word for it that you’re safe on your iPhone and iPad.
iPad still growing… duh – Well, we all know that the iPad is the tablet to beat (RIP TouchPad) and now another company trying to take a stab has posted less-than-awesome quarterly financials. Taiwan PC maker Acer, even though they say it’s mostly due to a correction period based on a new strategy Continue reading News RoundUp – Apple, Malware, Samsung, Sprint, PinkBerry