Apple has begun using App Store searches to promote its own software before third party apps, even apps that are already installed on your iOS device, like Safari and Messages. The search results in iOS 7 are similar to the app pages for other App Store apps, but in the case of the default apps—which aren't part of the App Store—they direct customers to Apple's website to learn more about them.
Fall is a great time to get out in the woods and Vern Seward points out 3 free apps you might want to take along with you in this week's Free on iTunes. Backyard Scat and Tracks, The Mushroom Book, Ive Got 1. Check it out.
Traveling can leave you with a lot of time on your hands. Vern Seward points out three free iOS apps that wayward travelers might find useful. Circa, CityMaps2Go, Translate Professional.
The Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse is designed for mobility. Weighing just 2.5 ounces, it has an internal battery, two Bluetooth channels, and can handle a wide variety of OS X gestures.
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.
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