TurboTax App Lets Android & iPhone Users File from Phone
TurboTax has expanded the availability of its TurboTax SnapTax application beyond the borders of California to all U.S. states. The application, for iOS 4.1+ and Android devices, allows those filing simple tax returns (1040EZ forms) to submit their taxes directly from their handset to the IRS. Users need to take pictures of their W-2 statements, which the application analyzes in order to extract the relevant income data. Once users fill out a few more text fields, they may submit their taxes. The application is free to download and use, but TurboTax charges $15 for the tax forms to be processed and delivered to the IRS.
Apple's Move to iOS App Lands in Play Store
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Bing for iPhone Let's You Search via Pictures
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Google Eases Drive Functionality for Android
Google today updated its Google Drive application for Android devices with some user-requested features that help the app perform more seamlessly. For example, users who preview files in Drive can open the file directly in their favorite editing program from the preview screen.
Instagram's Layout App Reaches Android
Instagram today made its Layout application available to the Android platform. Available to the iPhone since March, Layout makes it easier to assemble collages through custom layouts, easy access to photos containing people, and a handful of tools such as pinch-to-zoom and other effects.
Most Americans that can use the 1040ez form dont require anything else. They can do telephone tax if there tax is straight forward and basic. This is just a step up from that.
To put it simply, the ap...