Microsoft OneDrive Offers 15GB Free, 1TB With Office 365 Subscription

OneDrive

Microsoft today announced plans to slash cloud storage costs of OneDrive, their product that lets you store photos, videos, documents and more. OneDrive will now include 15GB of free storage, up from 7GB. According to Microsoft, 3 of 4 people have less than 15GB of files stored on their PC, allowing the free tier to offer a complete cloud storage solution. If that number sounds a bit optimistic for your needs, a second option is offered as part of a new Office 365 bundle.Existing and new Office 365 subscribers will enjoy 1TB of OneDrive storage. ¬†The personal subscription is priced at $6.99 per month. From a storage perspective alone, that equates to $83.88 per year for 1 terabyte of storage.¬†Google Drive offers 1TB for $9.99 per … [Read more...]

Amazon Instant Lets You Stream Selected Shows For Free, Adds HBO

Prime users have always had access to a large library of TV shows and movies with the Amazon Instant app for iOS. If you weren't a Prime subscriber, there was little use for the app, until now. Version 2.7 of Amazon Instant will let anyone access the first episodes of select TV shows completely free. What's being called 'First Episode Free' videos, you will have to endure short advertising breaks before and during playback, a small sacrifice to make for free content. There are also a few new improvements to the app including new playback controls, access to HBO and more. … [Read more...]

Apps of the Week, YO, Godfire, Fuse, Makeup Genius and more!

Apps of the week

Yo, check the calendar, it's summer and there are some hot apps lining the shelves of the App Store. This week, we take part in console quality combat, see which blush looks best, engage in disappearing group messages and still find time to raise the bottle. Yo, it's time for the everythingiCafe apps of the week for June 21st, 2014. … [Read more...]

MagiCam Promises Amazing Photos, Minimal Fuss

MagiCam

For over four years, Camera+ has been one of the most popular photography apps among iPhone users. It combined a camera app with powerful editing and sharing tools that has seen it become a fixture in the Top Paid Apps for Photo & Video. The developers at Tap Tap Tap are back with MagiCam, a camera app that promises great photos with minimal fuss. … [Read more...]

Facebook’s Slingshot Brings Forced Interaction To Messaging

Facebook Slingshot

After a false start out of the gate, Facebook has officially launched Slingshot, which many bill as an app intended to compete with Snapchat. At its core, Slingshot is about sharing photos and videos. That's where is differs somewhat from Facebook, the official app and Facebook Messenger. In what seems like a bit of a risky move, Slingshot has an interesting twist that will either drive user engagement or drive people away. … [Read more...]

Apps of the Week, Unread, Angry Birds Epic, FIFA and more!

Angry Birds Epic

Summer is on the horizon and things are heating up in the App Store. This week, we join our favorite birds in an adventure, delight in the simplicity of RSS, follow our favorite football soccer team and celebrate the rebirth of click and point adventure. It's time for the the apps of the week for June 14th, 2014. … [Read more...]

Target Offering 25 Percent Off Beats Music Gift Cards

Beats Music Target deal

Target is running a sale on Beats Music gift cards, offering 25 percent off either the $50 or $25 gift cards. If you are a Target REDcard holder, you can save an additional 5 percent. Shortly after Apple acquired Beats, they lowered the yearly subscription to $99 per year. You can purchase (2) $50 gift cards for $75 (or less) and enjoy a year of Beats Music. … [Read more...]

Skype 5.0 for iPhone Redesigned, Available Now In App Store

Skype 5.0 for iPhone

Available today in the App Store, Skype 5.0 is a complete reimagining of the popular messaging, voice and video call app for iPhone. First and foremost, users should enjoy overall performance improvements, including faster start up and fluid animations. Skype claims users will find it five times faster than the current version. Most noticeable should be a redefined user interface, offering a consistent experience with Windows Phone and Android apps. The new iOS version of Skype was built from the ground up, with their design team focused on your conversations. … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Music Offers Free Streaming Music To Prime Members

Amazon Prime Music

In a suprising late night announcement, Amazon announced the immediate launch of Prime Music, offering Prime members access to over 1 millions songs. The completely ad-free service is yet another offering to boost the value of their Prime Membership, which offers members free 2-day shipping on select items. Amazon offers thousands of TV shows and movies, in addition to access to over 500,000 books in the Kindle Owners' Lending Library. With books and video as part of the membership, it was only natural to add a music service.Though one million songs songs like an awful lot, Prime Music offers a small percentage of what customers can find through paid services like Apple-owned Beats Music or Spotify. They aren't competing directly … [Read more...]

Kindle Update Lets You Listen To Your Audible Audiobooks

Kindle Audible audiobooks

Amazon today released version 4.3 of their Kindle app for iOS. The software update should a welcome release to Kindle owners who own both Kindle and Audible versions of book titles, who can now listen to their audiobooks directly in the new Kindle app. If you are an avid reader, who switches to the audiobook version during car rides, you can do so all within a single app. This is the keystone feature, but there are numerous improvements with version 4.3. … [Read more...]