Recipe search engine Yummly wants to be more than just a research tool. With its new iPad app it hopes to become a digital kitchen assistant.
The $6.99 app brings access to all documents online and off, and uses natural language technology to automatically make keywords, tags and folders. Projectbook is intended to be a simple way to keep any kind of document, appointment, note, presentation, picture or recording in one place.
Food Network’s digital strategy has always been fairly straightforward: to supplement its cable TV content and promote its on-air talent. Consequently its Website, its social media efforts and its mobile apps are all linked to its programming. But this week Food Network deviated from that strategy.
Mechanical Engineer is an app for the iPad that’s a cool and useful way to store and use hundreds of conversions and formulas that mechanical engineers — or those studying to be one — need when they’re designing brakes or fans or bridges or elevators.
A New York start-up is launching a children’s drawing iPad app called Butt Art today that teaches children how to make pictures starting with a butt. The company’s got some interesting ideas for making drawing more interactive and engaging not only for kids but their parents.
Netflix is giving subscribers in Latin America new ways to access its streaming library, by expanding availability of its app on iOS products in the region. Subscribers in its newest international markets can download apps and stream video to the iPad, iPhone and even Apple TV.
OnLive is taking another big step in its evolution, with the launch of apps for mobile phones and handsets to make any device a gaming device. Users can now play high-quality games on devices with a fraction of the processing power included in high-end gaming PCs.
Cox Communications is making live TV available on the iPad, with the release of a new app that lets subscribers watch shows in their homes. The Cox TV Connect app makes it the latest pay TV operator to extend its service to new devices.
MeFeedia has introduced a new iPad app that seeks to make it easier to find and share interesting videos online. Unlike other apps, MeFeedia hopes to surface popular and interesting videos based on user ratings and interests without hooking into social networks or anything like that.
Many of us still access Facebook through our web browsers, but it is increasingly becoming a mobile powerhouse. At GigaOM Mobilize, Erick Tseng, Head of Mobile Products for Facebook, said it may soon be more of a mobile company than one which develops for the web.