ZDNet App Wrap: April 8, 2013

ZDNet App Wrap: April 8, 2013

Summary: Heading into the App Wrap this week are Twitter, Lync 2013, Optus Mobile Security, Perl.doc, Zoho Projects, SOS iAlert, Litecoin Wallet, and Mi-PIE.

TOPICS: AppWrap, Apps

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    Platform: Android

    Price: Free

    During the week, Twitter updated its look for Android 4.0+ and introduced a new flat interface.

    Gone is much of the grey background that framed the different screens of the app previously, with most interface screens now reaching to the edge of the display.

    Some of the functionality is slightly improved, but it's still nowhere near Tweetbot.

  • (Image: Microsoft)

    Lync 2013

    Platform: iPad, Android

    Price: Free

    If your organisation makes use of Microsoft's Lync 2013 software, the chance to go mobile has arrived.

    Both the Android and iPad apps feature the ability to view availability of co-workers; send an instant message, email, or voice call; and provide transport layer security without the need for a VPN.

    While the app itself is free, in order to make use of it, you'll clearly need to purchase the software from Microsoft.

Topics: AppWrap, Apps


Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.

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