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Apps: Airport Utility 1.3, PGA TOUR Caddie, RunKeeper 3.5 + Yelp 6.8

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By Phil Dzikiy

News Editor, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013
News Categories: iPad, iPhone, Apps + Games, iPod

Apple’s AirPort Utility (free) manages Wi-Fi networks and AirPort base stations — AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule — from an iOS device. The newly released version 1.3 lets users configure and manage the new AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule with 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

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PGA TOUR Caddie (free) by Shotzoon Software is an amazing app for golfers. TOUR Caddie offers GPS access to 500,000 greens across more than 40,000 golf courses worldwide, and a 3-D flyover preview lets golfers visualize each hole. Golfers can track and record each shot, including clubs used and round info, as well as comparing statistics to other golfers with similar handicaps. Additionally, the in-app TOURAcademy purchase ($10 per year) offers tips and drills video from instructors, and TOURCaddie PRO (free 30-day trial, $30 per year) gives golfers real-time distances to hazards and targets on each hole, and on-the-spot club recommendations based on performance.

RunKeeper (free) from FitnessKeeper has upgraded to version 3.5 with a “totally overhauled social experience.” Instead of having to post runs to Facebook for feedback, friends can follow each other’s activities and progress right within the RunKeeper app. And just like Facebook, users can comment and “like” those activities. An elite subscription ($20 per year) adds run ranking and comparisons, letting users compare similar workouts.

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The free Yelp app has become more Foursquare-like in version 6.8.0. A newly redesigned iPhone Nearby page lets users discover businesses based on location, prior check-ins and reviews, friends activities, the time of day, or the weather. The Events page was also redesigned, and the most popular events can be seen on the iPhone Nearby page.

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