Mobile App Watch - July '13
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Android - iOS - Windows Phone
Finding content (emails, documents, social media statuses) across applications, services and email is now just a simple search away thanks to the CloudMagic app. This personal data engine provides a single access point to content stored on cloud-based accounts, including Gmail, Google Drive, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box, Evernote, Microsoft Exchange, Yahoo, iCloud and more. CloudMagic users can quickly preview material (50 monthly previews for the free edition and unlimited for Pro) and perform common actions like opening attachments, responding to emails and retweeting, without leaving the app.
iOS : Turn your inbox into a todo list. The Mailpilot app lets users assign due dates to tasks, mark emails as complete and even prioritizes messages by their deadlines. Users can also set aside emails for future review and stay organized by grouping related messages. Mail Pilot works with all IMAP email service providers and will stay in sync with email servers and all of a user’s devices.
Android : Color inspiration for your next engaging design project is only a download away. The Color Pal app for Android offers a variety of color palettes and schemes to help professional and aspiring designers discover the optimal hues for their next digital creation. The app uses palettes and names from COLOURlovers.com, and includes the HEX, RGB and CMYK color values, which can quickly be emailed for future reference.
Windows Phone : Tumblr’s official app has finally made its way to Windows Phone 8, complete with exclusive features for this device, including the ability to view recent posts via Live Tile and lock screen updates. Users can also post pictures, quotes, music, videos, chats, links and more on the go, as well as use the speech recognition feature to create new posts with voice commands.
iOS : Keep an eye on performance data with Captain Dash. Web workers can aggregate real-time data from Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics, Foursquare and Microsoft Atlas from the iPad app. Users can also create custom, interactive dashboards with a variety of pre-defined data, as well as view social metrics like new followers, Likes, check-ins and Web-specific data such as bounce rate, page views and new visits.
iOS : Need a PDF in a jiffy? Check out the Converter app for iPhones and iPads, which gives professionals the ability to convert a variety of files into PDF, JPG and PNG image formats, as well as print, share and open these files. Web pages and common files, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and .TXT, can also be converted and multiple PDFs or images can be merged into a single PDF file.
Android - iOS : Keep your website analytics close and the data they provide even closer, with the 1&1 Insights app for Android and iOS devices. Users that manage 1&1 websites can log into their accounts and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs), including page impressions, number of visitors, most popular pages and traffic sources. The data is presented in both tabular and graph formats, making it easy to understand performance trends over the past weeks, months or years.