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Flickr adds lightbox viewer for iPad surfers

Flickr has announced that visitors who browse the site using an iPad can now view photos using a lightbox-style viewer. On any photo page, simply tap the picture you'd like to view and the background will darken and the higher-resolution image will load in the foreground. It's a subtle change, but one which definitely makes browsing Flickr on an iPad a more enjoyable (and efficient)...

DropVox for iOS lets you record voice memos straight to Dropbox

DropVox for iOS is a neat app that only aims to do one simple thing, and does it very well. It lets you record voice memos on your iDevice, and instantly uploads them to your Dropbox cloud storage. DropVox records using the M4A extension. Using the app is as simple as it should be. Upon first launch, you link it to your Dropbox account, after which you just start recording whenever you feel...

WordPress for iOS 2.7 features improved data management, better stability

WordPress for iPad and iPhone has always been usable, if somewhat clunky and unstable. Version 2.0 made huge leaps in both interface and reliability, and it's been getting a tiny bit better with each new version. Now, enter WordPress for iOS 2.7, which uses Apple's Core Data framework for even greater stability. The post editor has been updated, and it offers easy access to tags and categories,...

RetinaPad enables Retina Display iPhone graphics on your jailbroken iPad

Have you ever wished your non-universal iPhone apps looked better on your iPad than the built-in pixel doubling can manage? Well thanks to a clever little jailbreak tweak called RetinaPad, now they can. Most recent iPhone apps come equipped with Retina display graphics for use on the iPhone 4; what RetinaPad does is allow the iPad's pixel doubling system to use the Retina display designed...

Instagallery for iPad lets you view and interact with Instagram photos, create slideshows

Instagallery is an iPad app that lets you view a gallery of Instagram photos. The app shows you popular Instagram photos once you start it up, but you can also sign in with your Instagram account. If you do that, you'll be able to see photos from the people you follow, view your own photos, "like" photos, view and add comments, and see who your friends are following. Photos are shown at...

Enable iOS 4.3 gesture controls on your iPad with free Xcode 3 download

When the iOS 4.3 beta emerged it included 4-and-5-finger gestures for the iPad, such as pinching to return to the home screen, and swiping to reveal the multitasking tray or switch apps. Just one week later, Apple said that iPad gestures wouldn't make the cut, and indeed, iOS 4.3 was summarily released without gestures for the iPad and recently-released iPad 2. Don't despair, however: they can...

iOS 4.3 jailbreak on Windows now possible with Sn0wbreeze 2.3

Redmond Pie, a blog that seems to resolutely have given up on its Microsoft roots, has published a guide on jailbreaking iOS 4.3 on Windows with Sn0wbreeze 2.3. It should work with the iPhone 4 and 3GS, iPad and iPod touch. We don't have any personal experience with Sn0wbreeze here at Download Squad, but the process seems easy enough. Like the PwnageTool Mac jailbreak of iOS 4.3, this is a...

iOS in-app purchases now always require password

Apple's in-app purchasing mechanism has suffered a small, but important change in iOS 4.3. Whereas before you could make as many in-app purchases as you pleased without having to enter your iTunes password for 15 minutes after last entering that password (for example, when purchasing an app or game), from now on entering the password will be required for each and every in-app purchase. This will...

Install iMovie on the original iPad without jailbreaking

Apple have just released an update to the iOS version of iMovie to support the iPad 2, but what about the original iPad? Well, currently you can't install iMovie on an original iPad using iTunes directly, but iMovie will run on your previous generation device as long as it's running iOS 4.3. Hit the break for a quick two-minute guide to getting iMovie onto your original iPad without a...

Apple releases Garageband and updated iMovie for iOS

To coincide with the release of the iPad 2 today, Apple's let loose both an update to the iOS iMovie app, supporting Apple's newest tablet, as well as a brand new GarageBand app for iPad. Released yesterday, both apps can be had for $5 a piece, and with some positive reviews coming in already, $4.99 seems quite a deal for the amount of utility you get, especially with GarageBand. Both apps...

Instapaper 3.0 released for iPhone and iPad, with faster downloads and social networking

Instapaper, the popular read-it-later app for iPhone and iPad, has just updated to version 3.0. It still lets you save links anywhere to read later on your iDevice, but now it's a lot faster, and it's also got a very compelling new social element. Instapaper now has native sharing to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinboard and Evernote. You can even add articles to the sharing queue when you're...

Meebo for iOS adds Web check-ins and initial Twitter support

Meebo has pumped up its iOS app with a handful of new features which take it beyond multi-network instant messaging. Initial Twitter support has been added, as has the ability for users to check-in to websites they're browsing. You can enter a site manually, or simply scan a QR code. There's also a new real-time feed tab which displays updates from your Facebook, Twitter, and Meebo streams. The...

VMware View app for iPad lets you access virtual machines on the go

System administrators and virtual machine aficionados rejoice: VMware has released its VMware View Client, a new app which brings a seamless virtual machine experience to your iPad. View Client utilizes VMware's integrated VNC support, allowing users to manage and use their VMs via a slick, touch-optimized interface -- complete with virtual keyboard. Support for a few handy iPad peripherals...

Flipboard gains Instagram support, social search, and gets much faster

Flipboard has just updated its social-feed reading iPad app to version 1.2. This new version adds a performance boost and bug-fixes, with the highlight being Instagram integration. Instagram integration Taking advantage of the recent API access Instagram made available, the Flipboard team have enabled users to browse through the plethora of user-made photos in a digital representation of...

iOS 4.3: everything you need to know

iOS 4.3, Apple's latest revision to its iDevice-OS, for the GSM iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, has just been made available through iTunes to coincide with the launch of the iPad 2 later this week. To update your iDevice, simply connect it to your computer, fire up iTunes, and hit 'Check for update.' There's a lot of new features in iOS 4.3, from Personal Hotspot and AirPlay, to improved...