Pocket, the popular app for bookmarking articles to be read at a later time, has released version 5.0 of its Android app with the goal of making its service more in tune with the habits of its readers. Upon first glance, it appears to have been successful.
SwiftKey, a popular keyboard replacement application for Android smartphones and tablets, has released a beta app that will give users more control over how their keyboard appears, and remove the need to purchase multiple versions of the app.
Android is known for customization. While other smartphone operating systems let users personalize the phone's apperance within certain confines, Android allows users to completely alter the appearance of the home screen, and no app represents as big of a change as Themer, an app that makes it easy to apply the unique creations often showcased on MyColorScreen.
IFTTT is a beloved website that automates certain activities that trigger other activities. When the "This" happens, "That" follows without the user having to do anything. After a long history of managing these automated actions, an IFTTT iPhone app is already one of my favorite iOS apps.
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile: which is the best carrier? A new app called CellMaps provides a highly-detailed answer to the growing question of which carrier offers the best wireless service in a given area.
An update to Google Search for iOS has delivered much of the same joy that Android users have enjoyed for the past 10 months, but what are iPhone and iPad users missing with their version of Google Now?
Apple iOS comes with a reminders app to help spark your memory, but it's designed to meet only the most basic needs. Reminder+ is another simple app for remembering what needs to be done, but it manages to provide more sophistication and options based on location.
Apple iPhone users jealous of Google Now still don't have the official app to distract them, but a new iOS app called Osito attempts deliver the basics of predicting what personal information you're likely to seek.
Pandora isn't short on rivals, but the streaming music service just got another one in doubleTwist. The popular Android media player has added a new streaming service called Magic Radio that's backed by 7 Digital's music catalog.
Pie Control is a handy Android 4.0 app that follows the same concept seen in browser quick gestures and the ParanoidAndroid ROM. It's easy to jump from one app to the next, whether switching or launching, and do much more. Here's a video demonstration of the app.