10 Jan

5 Alternative Email Apps for iPhone

Alternative Email Apps for iPhone

One of the most used feature of a smartphone is its Email functionality. You can stay updated with your Emails on the go with the help of your iPhone. The default in-built Email app for iPhone works great and supports almost all Email providers with multiple accounts functionality. But there are many alternatives to this in-built email client that offer better experience and great features. Below I’ve shared a list of 5 alternative email apps for iPhone that will enhance your mobile email experience.

Alternative Email Apps for iPhone

1) Mailbox for iPhone: One of the best designed Email client for iPhone with powerful features. The app is yet to be launched but the demo video shows it all. The app turns mobile email inbox into a to-do list. Email would never be that much fun as you can do with this application.

2) Sparrow: Sparrow is another beautiful iPhone mail client designed with love to give you with an efficient and pleasant mailing experience.
It comes with pane navigation, new threading system and many new features.
Price: $2.99

3) Go Daddy Domain and Email Manager: The Email Manager from GoDaddy allows you to register & manage domains with DNS Control, Nameserver management, Forwarding and renewal.You can also send and receive Go Daddy email in this Mobile Workspace mail client.
Price: Free

4) iMailG for Gmail and Google Apps iMailG is a full featured iphone app tailored for Gmail. It includes exciting features such as password protection, Google apps, Custom Apps Domain Support and much more.
Price: Free

5) Yahoo: Get all the features of yahoo including mail, news, photos, weather, etc. in this Email client for iPhone.
Price: Free

More Alternative Email Apps for iPhone:

6) Gmail from Google: The official Gmail app for iPhone from Google. It is fast, beautiful and supports multiple accounts.
Price: Free

7) Group Email! Mail Client with Attachments Group Email! is a Email client to read, manage & send emails with attachments to single contacts, to groups, to selected contacts or to distribution lists. You can even attach videos, photos, emails, documents, audio clips, and much more easily.
Price: $7.99

8) mailPro mailPro is a Hotmail, MSN and Windows Live account manager with all the features to stay updates with your email.

18 Dec

Top 10 iPhone Games of 2012

Max Payne IPhone Game

The year 2012 is about to end. We witnessed some of the best games which surfaced on iPhone this year. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 iPhone Games of 2012.

1) Angry Birds Star Wars

The most popular iPhone app game is now available for Star Wars theme. If you are a fan of Star Wars Series(I’m sure you are), you’d definitely love this game.

2) Max Payne Mobile

Max Payne IPhone Game

The award-winning game and one of the most popular for the last decade is now available for iOS.

Max Payne is a fugitive undercover cop framed for murder, hunted by cops and the mob.

3) Infinity Blade

Winner of the 2011 Apple Design Award, and more than 20 different “Game of the Year” and “Top App” awards! , Infinity Blade is one of the best games of 2012 too.

4) Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy

The Ultimate Air Combat Game !With an extensive single player campaign & revolutionary multiplayer modes, the non-stop action will keep you at the edge of your seat!

5) Lili™

Lili is an amazing adventure RPG hybrid with stunning visuals, awesome graphics & a cinematic storyline. It is also presented on stage at APPLE KEYNOTE EVENT!

6) Real Steel

Real Steel iPhone Game

Based on the movie by the same name, Real Steel is an underworld fighting game set in the near-future, where 2,000 pound robots fight in a no-holds barred battles to the death.

7) Letterpress – Word Game

Find words, steal tiles, and color the board! Letterpress is a fresh new word game for iPhone. The perfect blend of fun & strategy.

8) N.O.V.A. 3 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance

Another amazing sci-fi FPS franchise game for iPhone! Fight for mankind’s survival in the greatest space shooter on mobile devices!

9) Into the Dead

Into the Dead takes you into the cruel world of the zombie apocalypse where there are no second chances. Stay Alive, run, shoot, & protect yourself by any means necessary. When the Dead are rising, it is a nightmare!

10) Extreme Road Trip 2

Join the insane speed of overdrive. Too much fun and addictive game.

21 Aug

Normalize For iOS – Remove Instagram Filters From Your Photos

Normalize - Remove Instagram Filter From Your Photos

Tired of using apps that lets you apply different filters on your photos? Want to check out what your friends’ pictures looked like before all those Instagram filters were applied?
Well, there is a great application for that.

Normalize is the fast and amazing way to bring new life to your dull photos! Whether filtered by Instagram or any another filter app or you have shot it too dark, Normalize turns a photo back into what it is supposed to look like.
This application uses various image-improving techniques to make colors in your photos more vibrant and detail stand out like never before.

Normalize - Remove Instagram Filter From Your Photos

You can improve all kinds of photos with this cool app – whether a photo is dark, yellow, or already have filters applied to it.

Features:
– Paste images directly into the app.
– Instantly Check output photo without having to save it or upload it anywhere.
– Save photos to library.

Normalize is available for $0.99 in the iTunes Store and works on both iPhone and iPad with iOS 5.0 or later.

20 Aug

5 Free Apps To Create GIFs on Your SmartPhone

Create Gif on iPhone and Android

 

An animated GIF file is like a small video clip of 1-5 seconds but it is much smaller than a video file. Creating animated GIFs images is lots of fun. Tumblr is the main hub to share GIFs on the internet.

See Also:
Top 25 Tumblr Blogs To Follow or Waste Time On Internet
Top 6 Best Meme/Rage Comics iPhone Apps

Create Gifs on iPhone and Android

Check out 5 Free Apps To Create GIFs on Your SmartPhone:

1) GifBoom iPhone App:

The most popular and best application to create and share your own GIFs. Just log in with Twitter, Facebook or an email address, create GIFs and share via MMS, Email or Social network. You can create GIFs from your camera photos, or your Photo Library, or Videos in 1 minute! You can even apply filters for cool effects, such as black & white, sepia and night-vision.
GifBoom is also a Social Network, where users from all over the world share GIFs.

2) GifBoom Android App:

The most popular GIFs app is also available on Google Play.

3) GifStitch Android App:

GifStitch also lets you quickly create your own animated GIFs on your android phones. You can use existing photos or quickly capture picture with the camera by just tapping the screen. You can also apply color effects.

4) Giffer! – The Animated GIF iPhone App:

Animate your life with this cool application. Giffer lets you create awesome animated GIFs right from your iOS device with cool filter effects.

5) Moquu – animated GIF creator for iPad:

If you want to create GIFs on your iPad, then Moquu is a great application to try.

13 Jul

Top 5 Best iPhone GPS Apps

iphone gps apps

GPS apps have completely revolutionise the navigation system and led to the decline of personal navigation devices (PNDs). Now whether you have to go to a new bar or find a cheap gas station, you always have directions in your hand with live traffic updates. Though iPhone GPS apps are not always cheap but they do get the job done and can get you out of tricky situations. Check out Top 5 Best iPhone GPS Apps:

iphone gps apps

1) MapQuest

One of the best free GPS apps for your iPhone that provides voice-guided and turn-by-turn, GPS navigation for iPhone. Now easily find and search for restaurants & other popular places with a single tap. You can even check live traffic updates. And it is completely free.

Features:

– Voice-guided and Turn-by-Turn Directions – Like a GPS, your phone speaks to you.
– Live Traffic Cameras and Updates
– Advanced Search – Find restaurants, and many other places with a single tap.
– Driving and Walking Directions – Either way, we’ll give you the best route, etc.

2) Waze social GPS traffic & gas

Community driven traffic and navigation app with more than 20 million users.

Features:

– Community generated real-time traffic & road alerts.
– Complete voice-guided turn by turn navigation.
– Search for the cheapest gas station on your route.
– Live maps, constantly edited and updatesd by Waze community map editors,etc.

3) GPS by TeleNav

Another great option people for your GPS needs. But most of TeleNav’s great features expire after 30 days of free use and then it is around $2.99/month or $21.00/year.

4) MotionX GPS Drive

MotionX GPS Drive is an amazing GPS app for your iPhone. It is free for 30 Days of use and then it is $2.99 per month or $9.99 per year.

5) TomTom U.S. & Canada

World class TomTom Navigation app is on iPhone too. Available for $59.99.

6) Navfree GPS Live India

For all Indian users who are looking for free iPhone GPS app, then Navfree GPS is perfect for you.

08 Jul

Top 5 iPhone Apps To Backup Your Contacts

iphone contacts backup

Check out these Top 5 iPhone Apps to backup and restore your contacts between multiple iOS devices and other devices too.

iphone contacts backup

1) My Contacts Backup

My Contacts Backup(Free) is the best and most easiest way to backup and restore your contacts all from your phone without even signing in. You can easily backup all your contacts with a single click.

Key Features:

– Offline Backup. No need to sign in. The app allows you to easily email the backup file to yourself.
– You can backup your contacts as VCF (VCard) or Export Contacts as CSV (Excel) file. Vcf is the most commonly used contact format and you can easily import your contacts to other mobiles too.
– Easily transfer contacts between different iOS Devices.
– Delete all your contacts on your iPhone.
– In the free version, VCF backup is limited to 500 contacts. Download the PRO version for unlimited contacts backup.

2) IDrive Lite

Idrive Lite allows you to backup and restore contacts from/to your iPhone/iPad for FREE. All you need to do is sign up for an account at iDrive and backup your contacts. The app is also available on Android and Blackberry devices. So, that means you can backup and restore contacts between these multiple devices.

3) Contacts Backup Over Dropbox

Contacts Backup Over Dropbox allows you to backup your contacts safely on Dropbox and then you can easily transfer your contacts between iPhones, iTouches and iPads.

4) Plaxo Address Book Backup

This app allows you to sync and backup your contacts in the cloud (like iDrive Lite) and it also supports multiple platforms such as Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Mac.

5) Apart from these apps, you can also try apps like Contacts Sync and Funambol to backup your contacts.

31 May

How Mobile Apps Are Invading Your Privacy?

 

There is no doubt that there is so much concern about the privacy issues related to Google, Facebook or any other major websites. But have you considered privacy issues related to your mobile phones?

According to the app security company Veracode, there are 4 levels of risk related to mobile devices viz Application Layer, Network Layer, Hardware layer and Operating system Layer. Some malicious apps can access your mobile data and some other apps can penetrate your operating system and gain administrative access to your mobile device itself.

In the last few months, it was discovered that many apps were storing users’ contacts lists without their permission. A fake malware version of Instagram app was also available for Android users to download.

Find more details in this comprehensive Infographic by Veracode (via Mashable)

How Mobile Apps Are Invading Your Privacy

15 May

Top 8 Free iPhone Apps For Social Media/Technology News

 

Check out the list of Top 8 Free iPhone Apps to stay updated with Social Media and Technology News.

mashable iphone app

1) Mashable

When we talk about Social Media, we can’t miss Mashable. Now get all the latest tech and social media news, web apps and detailed insights from the house of Mashable on the go.

2) Storyful

The Storyful iPhone app helps you separate the compelling news from the noise and lets you find trending on social platforms such as Twitter & YouTube.
Check out the Storyful website too.

3) The Next Web

TheNextWeb is a great source for technology & social news, business and culture.

The app provides a customizable home screen that lets you select just the channels, editions & regional blogs, just like the main website.

crave iphone app

4) Crave from CNET UK

The Crave app brings you the latest technology news, gadget news, photo galleries, social media updates, videos & podcasts from CNET UK, and covers everything from the latest mobile phones and tablets to amazing robots, handy apps & compelling Internet trends.

5) Tech News Tube

Tech News Tube aggregates the news from more than 30 media sources including Ars Technica, Mashable, Digg, Engadget, GigaOm, CNET, Tech Crunch, Slashdot, Techmeme,Business Insider, PC World, Wired & numerous others.

6) Alltop- Social Media

Alltop- Social Media app helps you to Stay up to date with popular topics on Social Media and marketing.

7) GeekWire

GeekWire is an amazing website for technology news. Now stay updated with this app, with capability to read news offline & share tthe news in multiple ways.

8 ) Technology Review

Technology Review is the authority on the future of technology which is published by MIT since 1899.

Apart from these, do you know any other good app for social media & technology news.

Share in comments.

 

17 Apr

Top 6 Best Meme/Rage Comics iPhone Apps

memefier

 

Meme, by definition, means an idea, belief or pattern of behavior that spreads throughout a culture, peers, information media, & entertainment media. You must have seen funny Memes such as Forever Alone, Rage Comics, Like a Boss and many more on the Internet these days which are spreading like wildfire across the web, using email & other social websites to propagate.

memefier

So, let’s take a look at Top 6 Best Meme/Rage Comics iPhone Apps:

1) Memebase – The Official App for MemeBase: It has huge collection of all your Memes – Bronies, Troll Face, Forever Alone, Philosoraptor, Friends, Rage Guy, and many more at one place. You can also share the memes with your friends on Facebook, Email and Twitter.
Price: Free

2) Memefier: This interactive app automatically detects faces in your photos & adds funny memes to them. There are more than 18 memes to choose from and all of the memes are in High resolution. You can also buy additional Memes to have more fun.
Price: Free

3) Trollolol: Another great app which detect faces on pictures & you can swap them with a hilarious variety of rage faces.
Price: Free

4) Rage Comics: The Best Rage Comics reader with wide range of comics available from Reddit. Another great feature of this app is advanced computer vision techniques to easily read the comics on your phone.
Price: Free

5) Rage Comix: Create Rage comics with this app with more than 600 rage faces available to choose from in more than 25 categories. If you are an iPad user, the best app to create rage comics is iRageMaker(Free).
Price: $1.99

See Also:
5 Free Apps To Create GIFs on Your SmartPhone

6) Ultimate Rage: This app lets you to copy and paste rage/troll faces into your text messages or emails, using any iOS device.
Price: $0.99

 

 

04 Mar

Top 7 Best Music Apps For iPhone

soundhound

SoundHound

soundhound

Your iPhone is not complete without this app. SoundHound is the world’s fastest music recognition that can recognize music in as little as 4 seconds.
It can also recognize music from singing and humming. The app also provides live lyrics to the songs.

Price: Free

Ladida

ladida

Are your a bad singer?
This app will turn bad singing into good songs.
Ladida is based on the reverse karaoke. It uses artificial intelligence to help you sound like a professional singer. Just SING/RAP into the phone, & LaDiDa will analyze your voice & compose music to match.
Awesome.

Price: $2.99

Adaptunes – Speed-based Volume Control

Adaptunes - Speed-based Volume Control

When you go faster, your music also gets louder.
Now you don’t need to adjust your volume every time.
Adaptunes provides automatic speed & motion-based volume control for your iPhone or iPod touch by working alongside the integrated iPod. Great app for driving, it also has profiles for other activities such as motorcycling, skiing, biking, & exercising.

Price: $0.99

Audiogalaxy Mobile

audiogalaxy

Now take your music wherever you go.
Audiogalaxy lets you stream your music & playlists from your computer to your iPhone/iPod for free with no loss in quality.

Price: Free

Garage Band

garage band iphone app

Now make music wherever you go.

GarageBand turns your iPhone/iPod into a collection of Touch Instruments & a full-featured recording studio . You can use Multi-Touch gestures to play guitars, pianos, organs, drums, & basses.

Price: $4.99

Discovr Music

discovr music app iphone

Find the music you like.
Discovr Music helps you to make it easy to find & explore new music. Enter an artist name you like & discover music.

Price: $1.99

Pandora Radio

pandora iphone app

Pandora Radio is free personalized radio that plays music you will love.
Just start with the name of one of your favorite songs, artists, or composers & Pandora app will create a custom “station” for you that plays similar music.

Price: Free

24 Feb

5 Hidden Gems in iPhone App Store

With more than 5,00,000 apps in the App store of the Apple, it is very difficult to find good apps for your iPhone. Let’s take a look at 5 Hidden gems in the App store:

glympse

Glympse

Glympse is a simple & private way to share your location with anyone via SMS, Email, Facebook, or Twitter.
The best part is that recipient doesn’t need any special software to be able to see your location. They received a link that shows your real-time position.
Glympse also makes it hassle free by only sharing your location for the time period you choose,& then it automatically stops.
It Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

find my iphone

Find my iPhone

If you lose your iPhone, the Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it & protect your data. Just install this free app on another iOS device & sign in with your Apple ID.
This app will help you locate your iPhone on a map.
Then you can display a message, play a sound on the iPhone, even can remotely lock your device, and erase your data on it.
It requires 3.1.3 or later.

onavo

Onavo – Data Usage, Get More Out of Your Mobile Data Plan

Onavo’s app helps you to save money by compressing your data usage from all apps so that you can use more internet through your data plan.
This app connects your iPhone to our cloud-based technology where it works all its magic.
It requires 4.0 or later.

instant heart rate

Instant Heart Rate – Free

Instant Heart Rate is a great app in the App store to check your own pulse and check your heart rate.
The app uses your iPhones camera to detect pulse on your fingertip. The technique which is used by medical pulse oximeters is now available on your iPhone.
It requires 4.0 or later.

webmd

WebMD

WebMD is another great app in the App store which helps you with your decision-making & health improvement efforts by providing 24*7 mobile access to mobile-optimized health information & decision-support tools including WebMD’s Symptom Checker, Drugs and Treatments, First Aid Information & Local Health Listings.
The app also provdies basic first aid information without internet so that you can use it in times of critical even if you don’t have internet.