Dutch education technology startup Gibbon has today announced the launch of its iPad app, which allows users to share playlists full of educational content with others. These playlists contain links to articles and videos found around the web, and can focus on everything from solving a Rubik’s Cube to mastering photography or learning to code an iOS application. This app release comes after the successful release of the Gibbon website in January.
While mobile users have plenty of options for shopping on their mobile devices, Bestie’s self-titled app wants to be the best, offering an Instagram-inspired view of products from a user’s favorite stores, as well as other users. Available to download for free on iOS (and also available on the web), Bestie allows users to follow the stores they love, and view products posted in a selection of categories, from “women” to home and office products. Users can shop for items from directly within the app, or share their favorite items with friends, which can also be purchased.
Get Glue / tvtag company i.TV has announced the launch of its Spit Sports app on iOS devices. The app allows sports fans to become more involved with the sporting events they watch on TV, by responding to prompts to earn points, based on what they think will happen next in each game. The app supports televised games for the NFL, NBA and MLB, as well as NCAA football and basketball.
Travel platform Expedia has revamped its app for tablets, giving users access to new tools that fulfill their wants and needs when shopping for flights and hotels on their tablet devices. Through internal user testing and ethnographic studies on tablets, Expedia found that travelers are frustrated with the design of typical travel websites, which force them to pick a hotel and flight separately. So, with this updated iPad experience, users can shop for hotels and flights on one screen, without the need for travel dates, by simply entering a destination.
Tempo AI has announced the launch of its Tempo Smart Calendar on iPad devices. After a launch on iPhone over a year ago, the iPad version of the app has been released to give users access to all of the features they have on their smartphones, on the larger screen of the iPad. With Tempo Smart Calendar, users can view month, week and agenda views of their calendars, helping them make the most of their time, whether at home, at the office, or during a commute.
Mobile developer Pocket Gems has announced its partnership with Comedy Central and 345 Games to release a new app for the “Ugly Americans” television show, created on the interactive storytelling platform Episode. The app allows users to follow along with their favorite characters from the show, and impact the way the stories unfold via in-app choices.
Mobile developer Appoet has launched its latest app on iOS, the hyperlocal broadcasting and messaging platform Infused. With Infused, users are encouraged to share digital photos, videos, music and art in physical locations, by pinning them to real world addresses. As other users pass these locations in the real-world, they’ll receive notifications to view the works and engage with the piece(s).
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