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Google Now is now available on iOS as a free update for the popular Google Search app. The iOS app recognizes voice and actually looks hotter than its Android peer (the cards have a nice Cover Flow-like view), but can’t quite match the functionality of the Google OS version.

Apple has been rumored to be working on advanced speech recognition technology for some time. After Apple’s acquisition of Siri, TechCrunch reported in May that negotiations were ongoing with Nuance to integrate their speech recognition technology into iOS. Earlier this week, 9to5mac detailed much of what is expected to be the major new feature in the next generation iPhone to be release on October 4th. The story was met with some skepticism in our forums.…

Google has today announced a Blogger app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The app will allow you to write and publish right from your iOS devices and is available immediately for free. Though quite orange, the interface is clean and native-looking, and it allows publishing, drafting and editing of blog posts while on the go. This is the first time that it has been released on the iOS platform, although there has been an…

Now more than 1 million apps published to the Apple App Store and Android Market combined,Announced by AppsFire today. The company reports that more than 60 apps have been downloaded for every iOS device sold. That’s up from 10 apps downloaded for every iPhone/iPod touch in 2008, says Asmyco. So how did the firm get to that number? As the Apple App Store approaches 10 billion total downloads, App downloads are increasing at a faster…