Youtopia for iPhone lets you watch and browse YouTube vids at the same time

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Youtopia for iPhone lets you watch and browse YouTube vids at the same time

Youtopia for iPhone lets you browse other videos while you watch.

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In your desktop browser, YouTube allows the modern equivalent of channel surfing: browsing related videos while you watch a clip. Unfortunately, the YouTube app for iPhone doesn’t match that enviable capability.

Enter Youtopia, which gives you a more complete (and entertaining) YouTube experience (more…)

Apple conjures up ‘Once Upon a Time’ pilot for free

Uncategorized | Saturday December 21 2013 9:05 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Apple conjures up Once Upon a Time pilot for free

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Apple is sprinkling a little fairy dust for the second day of its 12 Days of Gifts app.

The app offers a new free digital gift every day from December 26 to January 6. Launching it today grants you the pilot episode to the ABC show “Once Upon a Time.” Just open the app, tap on the button to View Gift, and then select the pilot episode to download it on your iPhone or iPad.

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iPhone 5S ship time now down to 1 to 3 days

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iPhone 5S ship time now down to 1 to 3 days

The iPhone 5S.

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Consumers who order the iPhone 5S through Apple ‘s online store now face a wait of just one to three business days before the device ships.

The latest shipping estimate is good for virtually all models and sizes of the new iPhone , Wi-Fi-only as well as Wi-Fi+Cellular. Only the recently released unlocked, SIM-free version of the 5S still shows a wait time of (more…)

Spotliter app adds real-time effects to your iOS videos

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Spotliter app adds real-time effects to your iOS videos

With Spotliter for iOS, you can capture video using some slick effects. This one, Sketch, lets you select an area to exclude from the filter.

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With the arrival of iOS 7, iPhone and iPad users received a smattering of Instagram-style visual-effect filters for snapping photos. But they can’t be used when shooting video.

Enter Spotliter Video, a free app that provides a choice of distinctive (more…)

iPhone 5S ship time drops to 3 to 5 days

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iPhone 5S ship time drops to 3 to 5 days

Apple 's iPhone 5S.

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iPhone 5S supply continues to try to catch up with demand.

As of Monday, Apple ‘s US online store now lists an estimated wait time of just 3 to 5 business days for all variations of the popular 5S. That’s an improvement over the 1 to 2 weeks listed a little more than a week ago.

Prior to last week, 5S buyers faced a wait of 2 to 3 weeks before (more…)

iOS 7 users report daylight saving time glitch

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iOS 7 users report daylight saving time glitch

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iOS 7 seems to have trouble telling the time following the end of daylight saving time in some countries.

Several readers of AppleInsider told the blog site that the line indicating the current time is off by an hour in the Calendar app. As an example, people for whom the current time is 6:00 a.m. will see 7:00 a.m. marked instead.

Related storiesAs iPods fade out, Apple ‘s iTunes turns (more…)

Replacements for some of Apple’s all time popular apps

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Replacements for some of Apples all time popular apps

Last week, Apple announced the App Store is approaching 50 billion app downloads. In celebration of the milestone, Apple is giving away a $10,000 App Store gift card to the lucky person who initiates the 50 billionth download. Read CNET’s Josh Lowensohn’s news coverage here.

As part of the celebration, Apple listed out the top 25 apps — both free and paid — for iPhone and iPad. None of the apps listed are particularly (more…)

10 alternatives to Apple’s all-time most-popular apps

Uncategorized | Wednesday May 1 2013 4:00 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

10 alternatives to Apples all-time most-popular apps

Last week, Apple announced that its App Store is approaching 50 billion app downloads. In celebration of the milestone, Apple is giving away a $10,000 App Store gift card to the lucky person who initiates the 50 billionth download.

As part of the celebration, Apple listed the top 25 apps — both free and paid — for iPhone and iPad. None of the apps listed is particularly surprising (especially to someone who studies (more…)

iPhone 5 ship time drops to two to four days

Uncategorized | Sunday December 2 2012 1:45 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone 5 ship time drops to two to four days

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iPhone 5 buyers aiming to order the phone online through Apple now face a wait time of only two to four days.

That’s a hefty improvement over the three to four weeks originally estimated when the phone was first available through preorders in September. Supply finally started to catch up with demand around mid-November, when the estimate fell to two to three weeks. Since (more…)

iPhone 5 now in stock at Apple Stores; online ship time drops

Uncategorized | Tuesday November 27 2012 9:11 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone 5 now in stock at Apple Stores; online ship time drops

No more waiting in line for the iPhone 5.

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Consumers eyeing an iPhone 5 for the holidays now stand a much better chance of snagging one.

A poll of 20 U.S. Apple Stores conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster found the iPhone 5 readily available for customers, AppleInsider reported today.

“We believe the iPhone 5 has finally reached a point where consumers can (more…)

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