Apps of the Week, Camoji, Albums, Hanx Writer and more!

Apps of the week

With the calendar marking an end to summer vacation, the App Store added some fantastic new titles that will have you appending your back to school shopping lists. This week, we take on Triple H, ask Tom Hanks to help us with typing, use Spring to shop for the Fall, and wow our friends with our own emoji-laden memes. It's time for the everythingiCafe apps of the week for August 16th, 2014. … [Read more...]

NFL Now To Get Its Own Apple TV App Later This Month

NFL Now

It's August, which means it's just about time for the NFL season, with the Packers and Seahawks ready to christen the 2014 season starting on September 4th. Prior to the start of the season, the NFL will introduce a new channel for the Apple TV. NFL Now will bring a mix of highlights, original programming and create a personalized experience for fans.An NFL employee provided details to 9to5Mac on what you can expect from the app.Original Content Created for NFL Now: From the NFL Media studios in Los Angeles, NFL Now will create original content — news updates, shows, features, and more — designed specifically for digital platforms.- Highlights of NFL Action:NFL Now will have extensive highlights of the best plays from NFL … [Read more...]

Apps of the Week, Under Armour, NPR One and more!

Apps of the week

As we enter August, the dog days of summer are upon us and the virtual shelves of App Store might buckle from the heat of the week's hottest new apps. This week, we circumnavigate the world in 80 days, find new ways to get organized, listen to carefully curated news and take part in twenty new activities for the kids. It's time for the everythingiCafe Apps of the Week for August 2nd, 2014. … [Read more...]

Kindle Unlimited launches, offers unlimited reading for $9.99 a month

Kindle Unlimited

Amazon today officially introduced their 'Netflix for books'. Kindle Unlimited is a new service that lets users access over 600,000 Kindle books or listen to any one of the thousands of Audible audiobooks available on Amazon. The price for the buffet of books is $9.99 per month and it works on Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps on iOS and Android. The service kicks off today, with a free 30-day trial. … [Read more...]

Facebook Mentions App Released, Only Available To Verified Public Figures

Facebook Mentions

Facebook has released yet another new app, but this one isn't for the masses. Facebook Mentions is an app specifically designed for actors, athletes, musicians and other influencers to discover and join conversations on Facebook. The app requires that you are a verified public figure using Pages. Those celebrities, politicians, sports figures and such will need to reach out Facebook for access. It's unclear as to what they consider to be necessary requirements for Mentions. In the sample screenshots, Mariah Carey is used, so the bar seems like it might be pretty high. … [Read more...]

Google Analytics app now available for iPhone

Google Analytics iPhone

Google Analytics for iOS is now available in the App Store, allowing website owners to access and track web traffic on their iPhone using the official app. Analytics was an odd bird, being one of the few Google apps that was available for Android, but not for iOS. For website owners, Analytics is the primary method of keeping track of website traffic. The void had been filled by third-party developers who with user authorization, could provide the same data. Other options for websites was to use Safari or a web browser of their choosing.Google Analytics offers much of what users enjoy when using a web browser. There is an abundance of data, all accessible from your iOS device. You can access real-time data to see how many users are … [Read more...]

Ingress Is Wild Augmented Reality Game From Google

Ingress

You wouldn't typically associate games with Google, but that's exactly what we got this morning in the App Store. Ingress is a new augmented reality game from the search behemoth, that transforms your real world into a global game of mystery, intrigue and competition. You are tasked with saving the world and you'll need to form alliances from throughout the world to help make that happen, with the game centering on controlling an unknown force or risk being controlled. Will you join the elightented or the resistance?You make your way through the real world, using your iPhone as a lens. Ingress lets you discover and tap sources of mysterious energy. You can aquire objects to help, capture territory and ally with one of two sides. The … [Read more...]