RSS Sponsor: Codescanza – Scan and store loyalty cards, add them to Apple Wallet →

Codescanza is an iPhone app that stores all those loyalty cards or other codes that you can’t add to Apple Wallet.

Codes that you scan or import can be accessed instantly in Notification Center (without unlocking your phone) or by swiping up on an Apple Watch.

With Codescanza 1.2 you can also add codes directly to Apple Wallet, and if you specify a location they’ll appear automatically on your lock screen or Apple Watch whenever you’re nearby.

Download on the App Store for $2.99 or learn more at codescanza.com.

RSS Sponsor: Browsy – The Smart Fullscreen Web Browser →

Browsy is the Smart Fullscreen Web Browser that gets out of your way. Open a webpage and everything else hides.

From brothers to parents, music lovers to iOS automators, Markdown writers to developers and designers – Browsy got something for everyone.

With features like the DuckDuckGo Omnibar, Pinboard Bookmarks view, VoiceOver support, 1Password integration, customizable gestures, and the unique Markdownify extension that allows you to turn websites into Markdown, Browsy is an essential addition to your workflow.

And now with version 1.2, Browsy goes above and beyond your iPhone with a ton of new features like the new Reading view that allows you to read all of your favorite websites in a clean and customizable layout, Support for the latest and greatest iOS features like Keyboard Shortcuts, iPad Multitasking, Spotlight Search and 3D Touch, the new Notes view that allows you to take notes while browsing and the new watchOS 2 app that allows you to remote control your iPhone, view your notes and bookmarks, or do a quick search online, all from your wrist.

Brought to you as a Universal iOS app by Sl’s Repository Ltd, a small company dedicated to making your life better, Browsy is like Safari, without the Chrome.

Get it now from the App Store for 3.99$ and Learn more about it at slsrepo.com.

If you download Browsy this week (May 16-23), 20% of your purchase will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

RSS Sponsor: In & Out – Simple Visitor Sign In for iPad →

In & Out lets you use your iPad to sign visitors in and out. Its simple interface will modernize the way you keep track of visitors.

Customize the look of In & Out with your company logo or background image. Capture your visitor’s name, email address, and phone number, or use custom fields to capture any other information. In & Out automatically keeps track of the date and time of each visit and calculates the total duration for you. You can view visitor reports within In & Out, or export them as a CSV file via email.

Ditch your paper sign in sheets and impress your visitors with something modern and easy to use.

In & Out is available for $9.99 on the App Store.

RSS Sponsor: Argentum Camera app →

Argentum Camera is a black & white camera app built from scratch with street photographers in mind. Free of any excess settings it lets you take high quality black & white images with one tap. No complicated adjustments, no need for post-processing, no selfies.

Argentum processes the images in real time applying one of the six filters, each inspired by an iconic photographer, such as Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson or Irving Penn. You can further adjust the tones by changing EV compensation or light up the scene using a torch mode. The adaptive layout of the interface places the shutter button under your thumb in landscape mode making Argentum easier to handle on larger iPhones. The whole experience is built to be seamless, so you can stop focusing on the camera and start focusing on capturing the moments you witness.

Argentum strikes the perfect balance between ease of use and functionality. Being simple but powerful it is purely about capturing photos and enjoying the process. Check it out; lose yourself in monochrome.

RSS Sponsor: The iBooks Author Conference →

The iBooks Author Conference brings together the growing, diverse community of content creators using iBooks Author to create interactive, multimedia-driven digital books.

iBooks Author is Apple’s digital publishing software, originally created by Steve Jobs to “digitally destroy” the bloated educational textbook market. Today, iBooks Author is used around the world (well outside of just education) to create compelling content and, in many cases, publish it into Apple’s iBooks Store for nearly a billion devices worldwide.

Creatives. Educators. Corporate trainers. Marketing professionals. Self-published authors in every genre. Entrepreneurs. Digital natives of every walk, in every industry and sector.

You’re invited to join us at the 2016 iBooks Author Conference, October 6-7 in Nashville, Tennessee at the famous Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Southwest Airlines, which uses iBooks Author to create Southwest Airlines University (its internal training curriculum), is the overall keynote. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!

RSS Sponsor: Interact: Do more with your contacts →

Interact empowers you and your contacts to get more done in less time, with features like group management, one-tap contact creation, and easy communication.

Interact works directly with your iOS Contacts accounts, adding features not available in the built-in iPhone and iPad Contacts app, like:

  • Group management. Create and manage membership in groups.
  • Capture contact information from plain text anywhere with the system with the Contact Scratchpad. The Scratchpad automatically recognizes phone numbers, emails, addresses and much more to easily turn an email signature or other block of text into a complete contact record.
  • Send group emails and messages with attachments from photos or files from Dropbox, iCloud Drive, Google Drive or any other iOS document provider.

And best of all, since Interact works directly with iOS Contacts, any done in Interact is immediately reflected throughout iOS wherever contacts are used.

Get Interact on the App Store today!

RSS Sponsor: Serial Reader for iOS →

Serial Reader delivers literature to your iPhone or iPad in daily snippets you can read in 20 minutes.

It’s built with the idea that if you keep a streak going, you can read through classic novels and short stories in days. Each day, you receive a new issue from classic books. Each issue can be read in spare moments; it’s perfect for folks who feel like they don’t have time to do serious reading.

When serialized in this way, you can plow through even the most daunting piece of literature in days, right on your iPhone or iPad! It’s an easy and fun way to reread your favorite works or discover new treasures. Dozens of classic works are available now (from Pride & Prejudice to The Dunwich Horror to Moby Dick), with more added nearly every day.

Serial Reader is available for free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad.

RSS Sponsor: Blink: Better Affiliate Links →

Blink is a universal iOS app that helps you earn commissions from the iTunes affiliate program. Creating affiliate links on iOS is time-consuming and fiddly. Blink simplifies the process by saving your affiliate credentials and other preferences so they are always at your finger tips.

Blink converts existing App and iTunes Store URLs into affiliate links. If you don’t already have a link, Blink can search across Mac and iOS apps, film, TV, music, audiobooks, and iBooks all at once, making it easy to grab the link you want. Blink is fast and provides loads of detail on each item in its search results, which makes it great for writers researching an app or other media. Blink is even available from within other apps via an extension, so you can create links without interrupting the flow of your work.

Blink is available on the App Store for $4.99.

RSS Sponsorship: Obscura →

There’s always a better camera than the one you have with you.

Obscura is the simplest, most comfortable way to take great photos. Obscura’s controls are always within in easy reach of your thumb, as are tasteful filters that make getting the perfect photo quick and easy. And with the latest update, Obscura now (finally) supports the iPad too!

Obscura has everything you’d expect from a pro camera app, like custom exposure controls, grids and a spirit level. But Obscura goes even further with unique features like a unique way of locking settings, and focus peaking.

Obscura has been on my homescreen for a while now, and has become my go-to camera app. It’s fast, fun and powerful. Go check it out.