Security Scanner for Web Applications

With the abundance of news on privacy and security recently, it would only make sense that you consider the integrity of your own applications. Enter Skipfish, an active web application security reconnaissance tool, which prepares an interactive sitemap for the targeted site by carrying out a recursive crawl and dictionary-based probes….


Mobile App Testing and Certification

Infostretch, a provider of mobile app development, testing, distribution and certification services, announced that its engineers have tested and certified over 30,000 mobile apps. InfoStretch is the certification authority for 5 out of top 7 app stores. The company’s certification services are powered by a mobile lab that houses over 2500…


Kids and Apps; LazyTown and Panarea Digital

Children’s entertainment brand LazyTown recently announced a partnership with Panarea Digital to produce applications for children across mobile platforms. The apps will combine text, video, music and game content – encouraging a healthy and active lifestyle. “LazyTown is excited to offer children an immersive experience beyond the television and DVDs…


Skyhook in Grindr “All Male” App

Location-based “all-male” (gay and bisexual) mobile network Grindr has integrated Skyhook’s Location Engine in its Android app to augment the native location system in Android. The Grindr app offers users a display of who is immediately around them (through GPS) and lets them chat with these locals, trade “stats”, show…

SnapTV on Yahoo! Connected TV

Snap for TV App on Yahoo! Connected TV

Aggregating, viewing and sharing photos from the convenience of your couch just got a whole lot simpler. Internet-connected TV application Snap for TV is now available through Yahoo! Connected TV. The app is part of the popular Snap MyLife photo and media sharing platform from Exclaim Mobility. Consumers are able…


Videos Anytime, Anywhere with Watchlater

Watchlater is an elegant, minimalist iPad application for caching video and watching them later offline. Far and away the most attractive aspect is AirPlay, a Watchlater feature which lets app users use their iPad as a remote control. Over twenty supported video networks are available including networks YouTube, TED,…

Open .RAR Files on a Mac

Open .RAR Files on a Mac

Application Magazine came across a recent tweet asking for recommendations for programs (applications) for the Mac that can download .rar files. RAR stands for Roshal ARchive, and is a proprietary archive file format that supports data compressions, error recovery and file spanning. Perhaps a little background is important before making…

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Remote Access Applications – Most Popular in 2011

Remote access applications are not used all that frequently by the non-geek masses but they are gaining in popularity. Readers are likely familiar with LogMeIn, WebEx (Cisco Systems) and GotoMyPC (Citrix), but how about TeamView, Soonr or Homepipe? Gigaom did a write-up of today but as you will see…

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Five Task Managers for Android Users

How many tasks and processes are running right now on your Android device? Who knows, but I bet it’s more than one. Apps fortunately abound for monitoring system performance, manage apps (thank the digital Gods for uninstallers) and tasks and generally just keep your stuff clean (performing optimally). Application Magazine…


New Partners & Apps @ NetSuite’s SDN

Cloud-based provider of financial/ERP software NetSuite has announced several new interesting partners (ISV) and quite a few good looking new and updated apps. NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Developer Network is a program geared toward developers building specialized and complimentary solutions to extend the NetSuite platform. Some of the standout ISV’s include: –…