Magazine-style article reader Flipboard has finally landed on Android. The company has also announced that users can connect their Google+ account to Flipboard, and view the activity in their circles in magazine format. The same thing has been enabled for YouTube, so that video browsing can be like reading a magazine.
Platform: iOS (iPhone and iPad)
Test Studio for iOS lets developers test native iOS apps, as well as hybrid and web apps. The tool can record test scripts for gestures such as taps, and multiple-finger gestures such as zooms and swipes.
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Sick of taxis? This app helps you book chauffeur-driven vehicles and executive cars anywhere in Australia from your phone. The app dispatches your booking request directly to the handset of formally accredited drivers.
Cue, once called Greplin, pulls information from your email contacts and calendar to create a daily agenda, surfacing relevant information when you need it. It'll even text your colleagues or friends when you're running late.
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Most Android phones now come with software packaged (via the phone manufacturer) that allows you to unzip files. It can be a little clunky, though, or limited to certain file types. Cue WinZip for Android, something that we have to admit we never even imagined. It allows you to open and view zip files containing images, text, documents, spreadsheets, PowerPoints and PDFs, as well as copy and paste them into other applications, such as email. It's easy to use, so if you're unhappy with your phone's native zip handling, then give it a shot.
Platform: iOS (iPhone)
MeeMeep connects people who are travelling from A to B with people who have stuff to move. It's crowd-sourced logistics for packages or bulky items. If you want money, you can be paid by those needing things delivered.