Learning a new language just got easier, more fun, and free. Vern Seward takes an exclusive look at Duolingo in this week's Free on iTunes.
Got some photos you wanna share? Why not add a little something extra? Vern Seward points out 3 services that let you do just that on your iPhone or iPad in this week's Free on iTunes. Linea, Momentage, and Shuttersong.
Jazz up your photos with these great iOS apps that Vern Seward points out in this week's Free on iTunes. Zoomdeck, Repix, Shadow Puppet.
Dementia affects about 24 million people in the world. Studies have begun to assert that active computer use can significantly delay the onset of dementia. Nancy Carroll Gravley looks into this issue and suggests apps that can contribute to sustained memory and cognitive functioning.
Apple has extended the life of legacy iPhone and iPod touch models by adding the ability to download older versions of apps from the App Store. The new feature gives users the option of downloading apps that are compatible with the version of iOS that's running on their device, instead of facing alerts that say the apps they want aren't compatible.
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This is a very welcome App Store feature, and it means even more legacy iOS devices can continue to do their job instead of ending up in desk drawers collecting dust.
Need to plan your financial future? Vern Seward points to 3 iOS app that can help in this week's Free on iTunes. Financial Calculator Pro: Lite, Mortgage Calculator Plus, and MyScript Calculator.
Enjoy Shakespeare? Vern Seward points out two free iOS apps that'll help you get the most out of The Bard's master works in this week's Free on iTunes. They're called Shakespeare and SwipeSpeare, and he has some more freebies to share with you, too.
Judge Denise Cote told lawyers representing Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice that proposed changes to Apple's App Store business practices are unnecessary. The comments were part of the remedy trial phase in the wake of Apple being convicted for colluding to raise ebook prices.
Fill you free time with fun flickers for iOS. In this week's Free on iTunes, Vern Seward points out 3 good games that only require a flick to play. Gong Show Saucer King, Skim it, and Glass Pong 2.
Apple released an update for Find My iPhone on Thursday that updated the app's icon, but also temporarily blocked access to its features unless you had an Apple Developer Account. The issue was fixed relatively quickly, but it highlighted why the soon to be released iOS 7 needs a way for users to prevent some apps from auto-updating.
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