Microsoft has released a new, extremely good looking application for iPhone called Snipp3t. The name doesn't say much, but this is no productivity tool, no game. No, what this is, is a celebrity news application. From Microsoft. Perhaps not the first developer you'd go to for such a thing but it's here and for what it is it looks really nice. Well, it looks really nice so long as you're in the U.S. and can download it, at least.
If you are a subscriber of UK broadcaster Sky, you'll now be able to manage your account while on the move with the company's latest iPhone offering. Called Sky Service, the app enables you to get into account areas, find help for TV, broadband and phones services, as well as easy access to the service status checker. It's a must-have for anyone with a Sky package.
Shaquille O'Neal has been talking tech at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and it turns out he's something of an app addict! Speaking on video with the folks at the Wall Street Journal, Shaq says he spends about $1,000 a week on apps for his iPhone. Sure, he's not exactly short of cash, but that is a pretty insane spend even for a self-confessed geek with a huge wallet.
Whether you're a student or a teacher, this latest release from 'Education Apps' – and the developers first on iOS – is sure to attract some attention. Gojimo is a new all in one learning tool which you'll be able to utilize on the go with your iPhone or iPad.
Interesting, an app that curates thousands of articles from various sources across the internet, has just been updated to version 2.0 Now iOS 7-only, Interesting 20.0 has added support for Dribbble and browsing Reddit. There are six sections to read in Interesting, Design & Technology, News & Politics, Entertainment & TV, Sports, Dribbble's popular posts, and Reddit. Pull-to-refresh loads new stories as available. Articles and movies can now be viewed in landscape orientation as well.
MTV has launched MTV Artists for iPhone, an app that can help you identify songs and connect you to artists. The Shazam-like song ID listens to music in order to identify it, though you can also search lyrics to find the song you're looking for. You can also find artists on Facebook and Twitter, buy music from iTunes, find tour dates and buy concert tickets. Explore a wide variety of content, including music videos and free streaming of MTV-selected tracks. MTV Artists is a free download for the iPhone, and can be found on the App Store now.
BaconReader for Reddit, which has long been popular on Android, has made its way to the iPhone. iOS 7 ready, BaconReader lets you easily navigate posts, pictures, links, and comments from across Reddit.
BlackBerry has announced that BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone is coming today, but you may still have to wait a bit before you get to use it. While the app will launch in the App Store today, BlackBerry is implementing a waiting system similar to Mailbox. BlackBerry detailed the process of signing up for BBM for iPhone in a post on their Inside BlackBerry blog:
Skitch - the image annotation and markup app from the makers of Evernote - has been updated to version 3.0, going iOS 7-only and bringing a number of changes and refinements, with a redesigned interface being the most prominent. The goal with the new user experience is to start marking up photos as quickly as possible.
Radar for Facebook is a new iPhone app that helps you find your Facebook friends near you. The app features a radar view and a map view that will tell you which of your friends are close by, making it easy to meet up in real life. If you're concerned about giving out your exact location but still want to use Radar, you can give a general one in order to continue to connect to other Radar users.