Erica Saduns brings us Banana TV app, one of the coolest apps we’ve come across and one that packs a great deal of functionality for your iOS devices. Thanks to Erica you can now play videos and images from your favorite iOS devices; iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, running iOS 4.2 or higher to your networked Mac. It uses Airplay – the newest feature in iOS 4.2 to beam your videos and images to your Mac. Watch the demo video now.
What is Banana TV? Banana TV lets you use AirPlay for your Mac as well -play video or images from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch running iOS 4.2 or higher directly onto any networked Mac. It runs directly on your Mac, and is a great tool for showing off pictures or video on your Mac’s monitor, at a friend’s house, or the office. Even use your iOS device photo library as a presentation tool. Watch the video above to see Banana TV in action!
We think it’s a very cool way of showing off your images and videos on your Mac via your iOS device. It improves functionality of your iOS device by allowing you to show your media on a larger screen wherever and whenever you choose. Think of the situations where you might have felt the need for a larger screen than what you have on your iDevice. Now like Erica says,”your Mac is a big Apple TV”.
You can buy it at BananaTV for $7.99
Feel free to tell us what you think about this unique App.
With App store getting flooded by Skype like Apps it is sometimes very hard to choose an app that will fulfill your need for VOIP based calling. If you are a Facebook fan and wondering that how can you call your Facebook friends over VOIP then Facebook Messenger is the right app for you.
Facebook Messenger is a brand new iOS based application that allows you to call your Facebook friends free of cost. The application allow users to send instant messages to your Facebook friends through Facebook chat or send pictures or view their walls.
Facebook Messenger main features are:
Chat with your Facebook friends from your iDevice
A very easy to use and Friendly features
Apple Push notifications updated regularly
Easily send photos from your iPhone camera roll
Message history of all the Facebook chats
Ability to view friends wall without ever leaving the app
Facebook Messenger uses a third party website to make video calls to any of your friends. On the whole, app is well designed and even looks great in the use. For more information you can visit the developers website, Facebook Messenger app can be downloaded from Apple App store for $2.99.
Google voice app for iPhone launched few weeks ago but it was not supporting iPad or iPod Touch but now Google is launching new version of Google Voice which will support both iPad and iPod Touch.
You can enjoy all basic features of Google Voice app on iPad and iPod Touch like reading voicemail, sending and receiving test messages etc. You can also take advantage of Google voice’s Click2Call feature for Google Voice calls.
Apart from basic features here are more interesting features:
With Push Notifications, you can automatically disable Text forwarding to avoid multiple notifications.
Send all callers directly to voicemail by switching to “Do Not Disturb” in Setting tab.
Sending text messages would be easier because you don’t need to press “OK” button anymore.
You can easily make calls from address book now via “Dedicated Contact” in Dialer tab.
There are few more bugs fixed in new version to provide you a good experience with Google Voice app. Just like earlier iPhone Google Voice app, this app is available in US only. If you are in US, you can download the new Google Voice app from Apple iTunes.
If you are addicted to TV then I am sure you would miss it wherever you go so why not to have TV facility on your gadgets such as iPod Touch 3G, iPhone 4 or iPhone 3G. There is an application called CoolStreaming for TV addicts which allows you to watch free webTV.
The CoolStreaming app very popular and is available for free. Cool Streaming app channels server available on web like few of the categories are educational, games, news generic, regional, HD, reality, weather, music etc.
Watching WebTV on your iPhone or iPod Touch would be more fun and easy with this application as it has few good features like:
Live streaming of hundreds of channels
Set favorite channel list
Check out exclusive channels
Browse TV channels by Country , recent or categories