Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 27 June 2014

On June 27, 2014

Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!

Apps We Actually Use: Collective as a clipboard manager for everything but the kitchen sink – In my daily routine, I spend a lot of time copying URLs for websites, text for articles and links for apps. As a result, one of the most important apps in my workflowl is my clipboard manager.

SoundCloud revamps iPhone app as majority listen on mobile devices – Streaming audio service SoundCloud has revamped its iPhone app, with Android to follow, as it looks to capitalise on the fact that two-thirds of its listening now happens on mobile devices – up from half six months ago.

Mobile app usage hits 51% of all time spent on digital media – Here’s a stat that will make most people nod in agreement: time spent on mobile apps is at an all-time high and just keeps growing.

Slingshot’s Designers Say You’re Using It Wrong – Facebook’s new app, Slingshot, is confusing. The premise behind it is that you can send images to your friends—but they won’t be able to see your image until they send one back to you.

iPod Touch Gets New Colors, Cheaper Price – Two years after Apple released its last iPod touch, the Cupertino tech giant has announced colorful new versions of the next-generation device for up to $100 cheaper. The updated models debut in the U.S. on Thursday.

Everything Google announced today at I/O 2014 – In-between protestors’ exclamations, Google’s top brass unleashed a boatload of news at the company’s annual developer conference, Google I/O 2014.

Dropbox iOS app uses iPhone camera to make setting up desktop app easier – Dropbox updated its iPhone and iPad app today bringing a list of new features to the mobile cloud app.

6 Little Known Tips for Finder – If you’ve ever used a Mac before you’ve used Finder. Finder is an odd program since it’s always running, can’t be shut off easily, and basically controls all your files in OS X.

Opera Releases Surprise Update To Opera Mini, Brings New iOS 7 Design And More – In a rather surprising move, Opera has just released a major update to the iOS edition of its Opera Mini Web browser. Long thought to have been abandoned and left for dead by Opera, Opera Mini for iOS was last updated way back in October 2012.

The Pangu jailbreak could put an iOS 8 jailbreak even further out of reach – Jailbreakers got an unexpected present last week when a relatively unknown hacker group released a jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1. Called “Pangu,” the jailbreak package was later determined to be safe.