April 2012


Apps update for my iPhone & iPad in the past week: 52




Fifty-two apps were updated for the iPhone or iPad in the past week. Here are the app updates I found interesting.
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Instagram for Android updated to support tablets

The recently released Instagram for Android got an update that adds support for tablets and the ability to install the app on SD cards. The app worked on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. However, it seemed to me that it did not provide a cursor to indicate text positioning in some situations (caption box to enter text). The app posted fine to Facebook in my test.

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Ultra-cheap stand for a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet and needed a way to stand it up when using it with a Bluetooth keyboard. Instead of looking for something like the iPad’s folding smartcover or buying an expensive stand, I found that the simple business card holder seen in the photos here does a good job as a stand when the tablet is in a landscape orientation. I don’t remember what I paid for it. But, I would be surprised if I paid more than $3 for it. It was originally purchased to hold a smartphone while charging.

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Civilization Revolution: Version of my all-time favorite game available for Windows Phone

One of my all-time favorite computer games is Sid Meier’s Civilization for MS-DOS released in 1991. It is a turn-based strategy game whose goal is to advance your civilization enough to either conquer the other computer-controlled civilizations or to build a space ship to reach Alpha Centuri first.

Publisher 2K just released a version of this classic game for Windows Phone 7.5. Civilization Revolution is priced at $2.99.
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Apps updated for my iPhone and iPad in the past week: 53



Fifty-three (53) apps were updated for my iPhone or iPad in the past week. Here’s a summary of some of the more significant updates. The vast majority of updates were bug fixes and support for the new iPad’s retina display.
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