Twitter fully integrated into iOS 5

As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who don’t use Twitter – it doesn’t change your … Continue reading

Gmail for iPhone coming soon

It’s not often that we post about a single app here on SlashGear, so when we do, you know it means a lot to a lot of people – today the news comes down about a real live Gmail app for the iPhone. Word has been passed to publisher MG Siegler that after four years … Continue reading

CNET reviews Apple’s Podcasts app: All kinds of suck; the worst app Apple ever made

“Podcasts are all kinds of awesome. A Prairie Home Companion, This American Life, Wiretap, The Truth — there’s a virtually endless supply of great listening to be had free of charge,” Rick Broida writes for CNET. “Apple’s Podcasts app, on the other hand, is all kinds of suck,” Broida writes. “It’s so abysmal that I’m … Continue reading

U.S. FTC updates Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act to require parental consent for apps that collect kid’s personal info

“The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act that aim to protect personal information about children, with liability extending to mobile applications, but not entire platforms like Apple’s iOS App Store,” AppleInsider reports. “The adopted amendments to COPPA are designed to strengthen privacy protections for minors and … Continue reading

Butterball launches $5 Thanksgiving hotline app

For more than 30 years, poultry titan Butterball has set up a special hotline on its most important day of the year — Thanksgiving. The so-called “Butterball hotline” allows the novice to the expert feast maker to get tips on anything and everything they need to know about stuffing and preparing a turkey for the … Continue reading