Find My Friends, which just got a big 3.0 revamp today, has had a feature for a while that lets you assign pre-made and custom labels to your friends’ current locations. Instead of seeing a generic city, they can be listed as at “home”, “school”, “work”, or anything else you like. In my example above, […]
If you long-press on the retweet button in the new Tweetbot 3 for iPhone, you can retweet that tweet to any other account in Tweetbot. A list of other available accounts appears, and tapping one will complete the RT without making you switch to that account. Since I run a bunch of accounts for Finer […]
With their 3.0 release, Path for iPhone and iPad added private chats so you can have one-on-one conversations in addition to sharing life’s adventures with all your friends. What might fly under the radar is that each chat has a different background, and it’s created from your conversation partner’s cover photo.
Episode 4 of the the Finer Things podcast is out! For a hair over 20 minutes, John and I discussed what I refer to as "Newsreaders 2.0"—this new generation of tools rising like a phoenix from Google Reader's soon-to-be ashes. We get into why there seems to be so much interest again in a post-social-media world and what's different this time around.
Pocket, a media-rich read later app for iPhone and iPad, lets you send articles, photos, and videos directly to your friends’ Pocket accounts. When you want to share something with a friend, you can search for them by name or email. Your friend can receive a Push Notification and an email if they have those […]
KitCam for iPhone, my favorite photo and video app by a mile, keeps a copy of your original photos even after you edit and apply lenses, film, and frames. When you share one or more photos, tap the gear icon at the top of the share menu to choose between sharing the original (unedited) “master” […]