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Alternative Email Apps for iPhone

5 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.

Apple iPhone 5 Screen

Apple Unveils iPhone 5 – Complete Coverage

 

Apple finally unveiled its new iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 is the most amazing and beautiful iPhone yet with larger screen(4-inch-1136*640 Pixels-Retina Display), faster chip, 8 MP iSight Camera and 4G LTE.
The all new iPhone 5, is made up of glass and aluminum and it’s just 7.6mm thin, (18% thinner than the iPhone 4S). It also weighs only 112 grams,(20% lighter than the 4S). Infact, iPhone 5 is the thinner and lightest iPhone ever.

Apple iPhone 5 Screen

The new model provides “ultrafast” wireless with its 5GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi.

It is powered by a new processor, the Apple A6. It is twice as fast as its predecessor, 22% smaller and more power efficient using less battery life.

iPhone 5 White

Talking about the iPhone’s camera, it is still an 8 MP sensor, but it’s 25% smaller with better features such as Dynamic low light mode, improved color & tone, spatial noise reduction, 40% Fast shooting response time and a smart filter.

Apple says there is also a built-in panorama mode for high resolution widescreen pictures.

As expected, Apple has also changed the dock connector of the iPhone with its new 80% smaller “Lightning” connector.

The new iPhone is packed with 3 separate microphones — on the bottom, on the front & on the back. Apple says the multiple microphones will help Siri’s performance, and will also improve noise cancellation.

Apple iPhone 5 Pricing

The iPhone 5 will be available starting September 21 at Apple Retail Stores in the United States, Japan, Canada, U.K., France, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong and Singapore. Pre-order online starting September 14.

 

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Apple iPhone 5

Apple Unveils New iPod Touch and iPod Nano

iPod Touch

iPod Touch

iPod Nano

iPod Nano

Apple also unveiled new iPod Touch and iPod Nano at the event.

Both 5th Gen iPod touch and new iPod nano are 6.1mm thick. The iPod touch will feature the same iPhone 5′s new 4-inch retina-enabled display. It is powered by a dual-core A5 processor.

See Also:
Top 10 Things You Need To Know About iOS 6

The iPod touch has a 5 MP iSight camera having the same technology as the iPhone 5. Users would also be able to record videos in 1080p on the iPod touch. The new iPod Touch has dual-band 802.11n network, as well as Bluetooth 4.0.
Siri is also available on the iPod touch.

The iPod touch will be available starting October in multiple colors such as white, black, red, blue, and yellow.

iPod Touch Pricing

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Normalize - Remove Instagram Filter From Your Photos

Normalize For iOS – Remove Instagram Filters 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.

Create Gif on iPhone and Android

5 Free Apps To Create GIFs on Your SmartPhone

 

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.

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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.

iphone gps apps

Top 5 Best 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.

iphone contacts backup

Top 5 iPhone Apps To Backup Your Contacts

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.

london olympics 2012 iphone apps

5 iPhone Apps For London Olympics 2012

It’s just 1 month left for the world’s biggest sporting event, Olympic Games 2012, London, until thousands of participating athletes & millions of spectators from all around the world arrive here in London. So whether you are planning to go to London or would be updating yourself about games from your home/work itself, we have prepared a list of 5 iPhone Apps as your complete guide to London Olympics 2012:

london olympics 2012 iphone apps

1) London: Condé Nast Traveller City Guide

Find the best of everything in London during Olympics Games 2012 with this Condé Nast Traveller City guide which has been created in association with OMEGA – the official timekeeper of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Find coolest bars, stylish hotels and various must-see sights.

Condé Nast Traveller is one of the UK’s best luxury travel magazine.

2) London 2012: Official Join In App for the Olympic and Paralympic Games

The Official London 2012 Join In app is a fully functioning mobile guide to help you plan, enjoy & share your Games experience.
It includes up-to-date event listings for all the exciting activities in London 2012 Olympics Games.

3) London 2012 – Official Mobile Game

Play the official game of London 2012 Olympics Games.

4) London Pass – Travel Guide

Another travel guide app for London.

5) Bus London and Get Taxi

Apps for your transportation needs in London.

More New Apps:

6) London 2012

Stay updated with the medals tally, schedule, events, photo and video library with this app.

7) BBC Olympics

Now Never miss a moment of the Olympic Games 2012 with BBC Sport’s Olympics app. The app provides 24 live streams of Olympics action, top stories, live commentaries, medals tally, videos, schedule and events, a dedicated page for every country, sports and athlete.

8 ) London 2012: Events & Venues

Another great app to stay updated about Olympics venues, events, Recommended attractions in London, and Translations for French, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Russian & German.

uniqlo-alarm app for iphone and android

UNIQLO WAKE UP – Singing Alarm Clock For iPhone And Android

 

UNIQLO WAKE UP is an amazing and very innovative alarm app for iPhone and Android users to make your waking up experience very enjoyable.
The alarm music changes according to the time, weather, and day of the week and is co-written by 51st Annual Grammy nominee Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada) and Yoko Kanno, who is quite active in songwriting across a wide range of areas including video games and anime (COWBOY BEBOP, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Macross).
The music is very soothing and will definitely put a smile on your face in the morning. Th vocals are available in English and Mandarin Chinese.

uniqlo-alarm app for iphone and android

The app also allows you to share a recording of your awakening details such as the weather, time, and the temperature at the time when you stopped the alarm clock on all the major social networking websites. In addition, you can also check out the wake up records of the users from around the world in the section “World Wake Up”.

Now, no more listening to the boring music in the morning as UNIQLO Wake up app will always surprise you with beautiful vocals.

Though the app takes lot of your battery power in the morning as it never allows the phone screen light to dim or turn off. But nevertheless its worth a try and I am pretty sure you will not be disappointed.

Download:
UNIQLO Wake Up iPhone App
UNIQLO Wake Up Android App

apple ios 6 top features

Top 10 Things You Need To Know About iOS 6

 

Apple finally unveiled its iOS 6 at WWDC 2012 with more than 200 improvements & updates when compared to iOS 5. The new iOS will work on iPhone 3GS and later,the 2nd and 3rd generation iPads and the 4th generation iPod touch( But some of the features will not work in previous iPhone models, check out this table to find out more details). Apple is making sure to make the mobile computing the best ever experience for all the users with these updates.

apple ios 6 top features

Here’s 10 Things You Need To Know About iOS 6:

1) Advanced Siri

- Now tweet with Siri.
- Siri will now integrate with Yelp, OpenTable and Rotten Tomatoes.
- Siri is now available in more new languages.
- Siri will now get hands Free voice-control integration with in-car systems.
- Siri will be available in new iPad.
- Launch Apps with Siri.

2) Facebook Integration

Apple finally integrated its iOS with Facebook also after integration with Twitter last year.

Facebook integration with ios 6

3) Safari

- Offline reading lists
- Smart App banners ( Whenever you visit the mobile site of any company that has its own iPhone app, now it will show a banner at the top of mobile site that will take you directly to that app in App Store. Great scope for app developers with this addition)

4) Maps App

- Finally Apple also launched its own Maps app which is integrated with Yelp.
- It also integrates Traffic information and 3-D photographic rendering feature called Flyover.
- Integration with Siri too.

5) Passbook

Passbook is a new iOS app which collects all of your ticket information and other information into one place for easy access.

6) Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb is a great feature in which Messages, alerts, phone calls, etc. will come to your iPhone, but your device won’t light up or make any noise.
And the best thing is that you can set exceptions to still receive phone calls or messages from your near or dear ones. You can also set this feature to disengage, which means when someone calls from the same number twice in 3 minutes — you phone will start ringing again.

7) Photos

Now share groups of photos to your friends over iCloud. Users can even comment on the photos.

8 ) Phone App

Now whenever someone calls you, Apple has added two new buttons that pop up: Reply With Message and Reply Later. Reply With Message allows you to choose 1 of 4 texting options and with Reply Later, you can set a reminder to call back your friend.

9) FaceTime

Now FaceTime will work over cellular connections and not just WiFi and you can also choose to answer on your iPad or Mac.

10) Mail App

- VIP Feature that will highlight mail from important people.
- Pull to refresh to get new mails.
- Open password protected documents right in your device.

The beta version of iOS 6 will be available for Developers later this afternoon while for Customers, it will available to download on their devices in this fall.

social media iPhone apps

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.

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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.

 

iPhone or Android - Which Came First

iPhone or Android – Which Came First? [ Infographic ]

 

Everyone believes that the Apple iPhone really came before the first Android phone, but is it really true?
Check out this Infographic by Infographic Labs which shows the history of both iPhone and Android in a timeline and draw your own conclusions about which came first – iPhone or Android?

iPhone or Android - Which Came First