Skype for Windows Phone
Skype added support for Windows Phone letting you call other Skype users for free and call landlines and mobile phones at a discounted rate. Call can be made in landscape and portrait mode, and the app offers the ability to invite others, accept invitations and block or unblock contacts. The app is available in 18 languages.
Twitter updated its iPhone and Android app adding a discover tab, improved search functionality, and push notifications for Interactions. Searching for people or topics within the app is improved considerably, and now you can choose to be notified when someone new follows you on the service, or when your tweets have been retweeted or favorited.
HotelTonight, the mobile app that provides customers bargains on hotels ranging from luxurious rooms you can be pampered in to basic rooms when you just need a bed to sleep in expanded its service, adding the ability to book rooms outside the United States. Now you can get a last-minute hotel room in both Vancouver and Toronto using the service, and can pay for your room in Euros and Pounds in addition to U.S. dollars.
The Avengers have already become a hit at the boxoffice but there’s also a new mobile game on iTunes and Google Play is equally entertaining. Walmart and Marvel partnered up on the Super Hero AR. To unlock different levels of the game, you have to visit your local Walmart and point your phone at different placards throughout the store.
LinkedIn recently launched its iPad app, along with revamped versions of its iPhone and Android apps. The professional social network went back to the drawing board with the app, designing it to work the way people traditionally use their tablets: for “morning and night infotainment,” according to the Company. The app’s main screen is a clean, simple interface with just three options: updates, profile and inbox.
In “updates” you see stories your friends have shared, beautifully laid out, alongside news such as which of your friends have changed their jobs recently.
Klout for iPhone
Klout launched its official iPhone app. the app lets you monitor your online influence while you're on the go. Users can use the app to check their influential topics, +Ks received, a list of people they influence, a list of people who influence them and other people’s profiles. On its way to Android soon, the app will also send push notifications.
iOS has introduced a new facial recognition app Much like the facial recognition feature in Android's Ice Cream Sandwich called FaceVault. FaceVault uses your iDevice’s front-facing camera and the Eigenface algorithm -- considered to be the most advanced technology in facial recognition -- to analyze your face. The App also adds a layer of security to your camera by keeping an archive of login attempts.
This new app gives you a look into how the world is changing over time due to both human and environmental factors.. The app shows dramatic before-and-after shots of places in the world that have been affected by changes in the climate or urbanization. Images in the app can be viewed by location, category, or date. If you stumble across a particularly interesting photo, you can share it with friends on Facebook or Twitter from directly within the app.