app of the week

App Of The Week: Kindle For Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 owners finally have access to Amazon’s popular Kindle e-book reading app. It’s a free download from the Zune Marketplace.

The app features Amazon’s Whispersync technology to synchronize the page of the book you’re reading with other Kindle apps, the Kindle desktop software and the Kindle hardware reader if you have …

App of the Week: Times Square Ball for iPhone and Android

Someday we’ll all look back on the Great Holiday Blizzard of 2010 and laugh. Some of us more maniacally than others. Those of us trapped in Minnesota until what seems like the end of time, especially.

“You’ll be on the next flight out,” says Delta. “It’s a sure thing,” says Delta. “Nothing we ever tell you is a sure thing,” says …

App of the Week: Google Reader for Android

Gather ’round, kids. Gather ’round. I’ll tell you a story about the early days of the internet: pre-2006. Facebook was a relative unknown and Twitter was the sound a bird made right outside your open window while you tried to sleep off a long night of outdoor merriment on an Applebee’s patio.

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) was all …

App of the Week: TiVo for iPad

TiVo owners will soon have another excuse to keep their iPads close at hand while watching TV. Due out in the very near future, TiVo’s free iPad app lets you view air times for upcoming shows and set recordings remotely. You can also manage your current recording settings, change channels, and post witty musings to Facebook and Twitter. …

App of the Week: Find My iPhone

Apple’s big software update from yesterday brought along with it improved remote location features for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad users.

The free Find My iPhone app locates any of your connected Apple products running the latest iOS 4.2 software and displays them on a map. You add a MobileMe account to your device (sign in with …

App of the Week: Xfinity TV

Recently released for iPad and iPhone, Comcast’s free Xfinity TV app allows you to browse TV listings and schedule remote recordings directly from your device. The real kicker is the ability to use your iPhone or iPad to change the channels on your cable box, though.

Setup entails entering your account credentials in …

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