By Alex Heath on Nov 24, 2011
Every now and then an app comes out that just makes sense. Most apps have their quirks, but few are able to, in the words of Steve Jobs, “just work.”
We told you about Instacast when it originally launched on the iPhone, and Instacast HD has just been released for the iPad. If you like to listen to podcasts, Instacast is the app you’ve been waiting for. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Nov 17, 2011
IntelliScreenX — the highly anticipated jailbreak app for iOS 5’s Notification Center has landed on Cydia, and to celebrate, we’ve teamed up with Intelliborn to give away five (5) free copies.
As with most of our giveaways we’ve made it real simple to enter.
Check inside for details on how you can win your very own copy of IntelliScreenX, which is now available on Cydia for $9.99… Read More
By Alex Heath on Nov 17, 2011
We at iDB love MOBiLE CLOTH. We’ve told you about the company’s cleaning cloths for the iPhone and iPad multiple times, and we’ve had multiple MOBiLE CLOTH giveaways on our site before.
The fine folks at MOBiLE CLOTH reached out to us about a special giveaway for the holidays. We are teaming up to give away not one, not two, not three, but 10 fantastic MOBiLE CLOTH packs to lucky iDB readers… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Nov 11, 2011
I know you’ve been waiting for this giveaway all week, so let’s not beat around the bush. We have several apps to give away, and they will go to those of you who can get them the quickest.
Unfortunately, you can only redeem these promo codes if you are in the US. It’s not our fault. It’s Apple’s policy and there is nothing we can do about it. This being said, hurry up before they all go… Read More
By Alex Heath on Nov 10, 2011
I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing several great music player apps in the past, including one of my all-time favorites, NowPlayer. The bar has been set pretty high, and a new app, called Reprise, stands out among the competition as a beautiful and powerful music player for the iPhone.
Reprise is centered around shuffling your music. You can easily queue up music to shuffle through, and share what you’re listening to on Twitter and Last.fm. A pixel-perfect design adds new flare to your iPhone’s music library. Read More
By Sébastien Page on Nov 4, 2011
Today is Friday, the start of the weekend, but most importantly, today is the day we give away a bunch of iOS apps.
This week, we’ve got no less than 38 promo codes to distribute to our loyal and fast iDB readers. As usual, it’s on a first come first served basis because these codes can only be used once.
If you don’t know how this works, I suggest you read our post on how to redeem promo codes. Good luck… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Oct 28, 2011
To celebrate the beginning of the weekend, we thought that it would be nice to do an app giveaway.
Once again, there is nothing special for you to do. All that matters is that you be fast at redeeming one of these codes, because they will go away very quickly. But before we start, make sure you know how to redeem a promo code in the App Store… Read More
By Sébastien Page on Oct 21, 2011
Usually when we do a giveaway, we ask you to do something in return, like follow us on Twitter or on Facebook, subscribe to our RSS feed, or even leave a comment to tell us why you should win.
Today, we’re going to make this dead simple. You have nothing to do but be fast. As a matter of fact, if you’re still reading this, you’re probably already too late… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Sep 29, 2011
Twelve South makes some of the best 3rd party accessories for Apple products, and one such accessory is the popular Compass stand for the iPad.
The Compass stand is a portable stand for the iPad or iPad 2 that works in both an elevated, and low-angle mode for easy typing.
We’re giving away one for free, so check inside to see how you can be eligible to win… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 28, 2011
iStudiez Pro is a beautiful app for the iPhone and iPad that helps students manage their assignments and schedules. It’s just plain useful.
We’re giving away 7 free copies of iStudiez Pro to lucky iDB readers! Keep reading for the details… Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Sep 10, 2011
You’d be hard pressed to find another iPhone 4 case that tops id America’s Gasket Case when it comes to uniqueness. I’d say it has a good shot of winning that competition by a landslide.
What about other, perhaps more important areas, like protection? Take a look at our full video review for the entire scoop. Plus, don’t miss your opportunity to win your very own Gasket Case… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 9, 2011
Drumroll please. After looking through your submissions for the iFixdirect iPhone repair giveaway, we have selected a winner.
And the winner is… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 7, 2011
The iOS iPod app has been the cause of many music app spinoffs in the App Store. With Apple renaming the iPod app to “Music” in iOS 5, an even more precise focus has been given to what has already been heralded as the crown jewel of music apps.
While many App Store apps offer unique features and enhancements for the playback of music, NowPlayer stands out as the ultimate music playlist app. It’s unique. It’s fresh. Let’s take a closer look… Read More
By Alex Heath on Sep 3, 2011
The fine folks at iFixdirect offer professional Apple hardware diagnostics and repairs. We’ve partnered with iFixdirect to offer one lucky iDB reader a free iPhone 4 repair! Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Sep 2, 2011
Does your desk resemble a bird’s nest due to the mess of wires? If so, you might want to look into fixing that.
Fortunately, AViiQ is making the fix an easy one. Introducing the AViiQ Portable Charging Station: a portable cable management solution for your iOS devices.
For those of you with a few unwieldy USB cables littering your desk, this could be the solution that leads you back to organization. Check inside for the full video walkthrough & giveaway… Read More
By Alex Heath on Aug 21, 2011
It’s not very often that you’ll come across a game in the App Store that’s as charming and addictive as The Last Rocket. Created by established developer Shaun Inman, The Last Rocket is one of those few iOS games that consists of total excellence in every area.
If you’re a fan of the retro, 8-bit style of gameplay, then The Last Rocket is a title you can’t ignore. It looks and feels like it could run just as well on the NES as it does on the iPhone and iPad. Read More
By Jeff Benjamin on Aug 18, 2011
Ladies and gents, we’ve got yet another cool giveaway for you all today, and this time it’s an iPad 2 case that works in tandem with Apple’s Smart Cover.
Yes, the Smart Case from AViiQ works along with your iPad 2’s Smart Cover to provide maximum protection on the front and the back of your device.
Does the Smart Case fully live up to its billing? Check inside for the full video review, plus details on how you can snag this case for free… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 16, 2011
In a move that is likely to make most of the iDB staff weep for joy, Starbucks and Apple have just started a new promotion. The deal allows Starbucks customers to download a free application as they sip on their beverage of choice.
Starbucks is a long-time Apple partner, and has offered free iTunes downloads in the past. But now it looks like the pair are ready to take the relationship to the next left, with the Starbucks App Pick of the Week… Read More
By Alex Heath on Aug 11, 2011
Those of us that like to work at our own pace know how easy to can be to get distracted. There’s been whole conferences and collections of book materials dedicated to helping freelancers and the self-employed stay on track during a work day.
Thanks to an awesome iPhone app, it’s never been easier to get Phocused. Read More