OmniFocus 2 Drops May 22, Ahead of Announced June Release

4:56 PM, May. 21st, 2014 · · Product News

OmniFocus 2.0

OmniGroup CEO Ken Case has announced that OmniFocus 2 will ship Wednesday, ahead of the stated June date announced earlier this year. The latest version is set to go live May 22nd, a refreshing change of pace from “June” meaning June 30, or even sometime later in the year.

Apple Releases WWDC App - Watch Sessions from Home

4:10 PM, May. 21st, 2014 · · Product News

WWDC App

Apple released a new app on the App Store called WWDC designed to give the umpteem gillion developers who can't get to the conference access to sessions and other content. Registered developers will be able to stream content from this year's    conference as well as previous conferences through the app.

Apple Focuses on Podcast Interface in iTunes 11.2

2:04 PM, May. 15th, 2014 · · Product News

iTunes 11

Apple released iTunes 11.2 on Thursday, an update that focuses on the software's podcast interface. Apple added two new tabs, Unplayed and Feeds, to give users more options for browsing their podcasts, and added a way to directly save favorite podcasts to your Mac. Users can also automatically delete podcasts that have been listened to.

Foursquare Spins Off Location Checkins to Swarm App

9:57 AM, May. 15th, 2014 · · Product News

Foursquare is hoping to better cater to the way people use its location-based social networking service by splitting into two apps. Starting Thursday, Foursquare will offer a new iPhone and Android app called Swarm to handle location checkins and friend interaction, while the Foursquare app will evolve to become more of a location discovery app similar to Yelp.

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There's a growing trend among big players in the mobile space to split apart their all-in-one apps into feature-specific offerings. Facebook has done it, Google has, too, and now Foursquare is joining in.