TheJournal.ie for iPhone & iPad

Many news organisations worth their salt have either an iPhone or iPad app these days. Unfortunately however, many of them make the mistake of quickly throwing together a basic app with little thought for the GUI or end user. Luckily TheJournal.ie made a decision to produce a  quality, functional, elegant app to compliment their website. […]

An Post App puts the ‘i’ back into mail (Press release)

The Irish postal service, “An Post” have launched an iPhone app.  The application allows you to find your nearest Post Office, as well as tracking deliveries and a easy way to calculate postage fees. The iPhone app has already pushed it’s way to number two in the Irish app store, with all positive reviews so […]

Ulster Bank release a mobile phone banking app! – First Irish Bank to the app store (official)

Ulster Bank have become the first Irish bank to release a mobile phone banking application. I am not a customer so I cannot test this, but well done Ulster Bank on being first to the market -wake up other banks! Features promised include Check your balance online – view up-to-the-minute account balances. See mini statements […]

HulloMail for iPhone – VoiceMail gets smart!

HulloMail for the iPhone is an app which will take the ability to manage voicemail away from your network provider and hand it to you or more specifically your iPhone! If your remember back when the iPhone was originally announced, one of the main  features was visual voicemail. Although this feature was launched in the […]

RTE Pocket for iPhone

RTE  Radio (the national broadcaster in Ireland) recently updated their iPhone apps for RTE Radio 1, and RTE 2FM to include background streaming, which is a welcome update. There is nothing worse that having the check an e-mail, knowing that if you do so you do so the radio playback will stop, this is more […]

iMovie for iPhone – bit of a let down

When iMovie for iPhone 4 was first presented to the world, it looked amazing, Apple  demonstrated the capabilities of making your own holiday movie from your iPhone 4. While it is true, iMovie can make pretty good movies and output them in HD format, iMovie for the iPhone really is a bit of a let […]

Firefox Home hits the app store

Firefox Home has hit the iPhone app store. This is not a browser application. Until Opera’s surprise browser approval in the app store, everyone assumed that Apple would not allow third party browsers. Firefox Home provides access to your Firefox desktop history, bookmarks and open tabs on your iPhone. Get up and go and have […]

EirText Pro updated for iOS4 now includes iPad

EirText Pro allows VoIP service subscribers to use their iPhone iPad, or iPod Touch to send their free or cheap SMS text messages directly from their handset. Eitext Pro 4.0  was launched yesterday, and features a number of updates and improved functionality. The ability to multitask with iOS 4 alongside task completion in makes Eirtext […]