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Wish is an intriguing product discovery app that could save you some money. The app provides a large selection of popular product categories that you can browse through at your leisure. Each category contains many interesting products, each with a photo and link to the website it originated from. If [...]Read More »
Skitch is an annotating tool from the makers of the popular productivity app Evernote. If you are a PC user, then you have probably seen or most likely used the program Paint. Windows has been providing it as a part of its operating system for many years. Whenever I wanted [...]Read More »
I live in California. My parents live in Texas. I have friends in Montana, Oregon, and Ireland, among other places. I also enjoy knowing what the weather is like, both where I am and where my friends and family are. Weather+ has an incredibly simple interface for doing just that.[...]Read More »
In my family, recipes are like holy grails that everyone hopes to one day possess. Handed down from grandmother to mother to daughter across generations (and okay, sometimes grandmother to granddaughter), sometimes these recipes are written on old, yellowed, frail recipe cards with the careful hand of a person long [...]Read More »
I’ve always been interested in nature and the outdoors. When I see an animal or a bird, I’d like to know what it is in case I see it again, or in case I want to tell someone what I saw. While I’m not what one would call an “avid [...]Read More »
Have you played any Atari games in your lifetime? If you did (or maybe even if you didn’t), then you probably remember a classic game by the name of Breakout. Yes, I am indeed referring to the game with a small rectangular paddle along the bottom, a ball, and bunch [...]Read More »
Flower Board provides a new twist on the matching genre of games. The game starts out with 72 empty hexagonal shapes that are basically flower pots. As the flowers bloom (2, 3, or 4 at a time depending on the difficulty level), the goal is to match 6 adjacent flowers [...]Read More »
Enscripted is an app of daily cryptogram puzzles that will have your brain boggled for hours. My wife has been getting up every morning for the majority of your life doing cryptogram puzzles in the newspaper before she goes to work. She finds the puzzles to be a great way [...]Read More »
I was homeschooled – I want that to be very clear – so my perceptions of what’s normal for kids to carry to school might be a bit out of whack, seeing as my experience of “real” school was was shaped solely by mid 90s TV… shows like Full House[...]Read More »
I don’t mind apps having “free” and “pro” versions. I really don’t. I’ve reviewed many nice apps that were ad-supported and yet still had almost all of the functionality of the paid versions, as long as you were willing to deal with the ads. What bothers me is when apps [...]Read More »
I have a special affinity for the night sky. I don’t really know what causes it, but astronomy has always fascinated me. So ever since I discovered star map applications, I’ve had to have one on any device I have. For the iPad, that app is Sky-map.
A fairly simple [...]Read More »
My Measures and Dimensions PRO is a tremendous tool that can be used increase the productivity level of various professionals. The app starts you off by getting a photo from with the camera or photo library, where you goal is to measure some object(s) in the drawing. Once the photo [...]Read More »
[iPhone] Do some of your friends and family live far away? Use Timezone Clock to stay in sync with them.
Timezone Clock provides a way to keep track of times in other timezones. The app currently supports upwards of 8000 cities worldwide and possesses quite an aesthetically pleasing user interface.
Timezone Clock’s “World” screen consists of a list of all times you want to keep track of in a nice [...]Read More »
Savi Contacts is a new app meant to provide an alternative to the iPhone’s default contact manager. Basically Savi Contacts allows you to do anything that the default manager can do, but adds several other features to enhance the user experience.
The app is divided into four sections, Contacts, Groups, [...]Read More »
I love YouTube. I spend a lot of time on it in my off hours, watching videos, listening to music to help me decide if I want to buy the album, laughing at funny animals, etc. But when I’m offline, I can’t watch my favorite videos anymore, and it is [...]Read More »
All over the internet, there are animated GIFs, little short snippets of videos and life that are sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious, but always short and to the point. With 5SecondsApp, you can make them yourself using your iPad’s video camera.
In an incredibly easy to use interface, 5SecondsApp has a [...]Read More »
Flipboard is more than just another social media manager – Flipboard is a news consolidator that will make sure you have everything you want to read and look at on your iPad in one place. It makes Twitter and Facebook look like glossy spreads in a magazine, and offers the [...]Read More »
Gems With Friends Free is Zynga’s newest multiplayer game from its long line of App Store hits. The app’s gameplay seems to be a mix of Scramble With Friends and Matching With Friends, but with some Gem number play thrown in. Gems possesses many of the same features as its [...]Read More »
Clipboard is a new app from the creators of clipboard.com. It’s main purpose is to share different types of online content (called clips) with your friends, co-workers, and the rest of the clipboard community.
When you sign up for a new (free) account with them, the first thing you will [...]Read More »
Have you been looking for a way to manage your computer/server from your phone? Would you love the idea of shutting down your computer directly from your phone? How about install Windows Updates from afar? If you are intrigued by the thought of any of these scenarios, then PC Monitor [...]Read More »
The concept behind Addr2u Lite is fairly simple. In this internet age, we make friends all around the globe – friends in some cases who don’t even share our same native language. Addr2u Lite offers the ability to share an address in a different language, letting your penpal in Korea [...]Read More »
If you’re looking for an easy way to edit the photos you take on your iPad without having to send them to your desktop first, Ultimate Photo Editor is a good choice. It allows you to take photos right from within the application, and then immediately go into edit mode [...]Read More »
I admit – before the movie came out, I’d only vaguely heard of The Hunger Games. I recognized the covers of the books in stores, though “I should probably read that, some time,” and then moved on to get whatever book I’d gone in for. Then the movie came out, [...]Read More »
Madcoaster is just simply a lot of fun to play. In game play, it reminds me a lot of the original Super Mario Bros., as you not only have to smash your enemies to pieces, but sometimes dodge them as well. The ultimate goal of Madcoaster is reach your highest [...]Read More »
Organizy Tote Bag is a simple shopping list creator for your iPhone. The goal of the app is to develop a shopping list utility that is easy to use when you are actually shopping. When you are in the store and you have a short list of items to get, [...]Read More »
Booking.com is an all-in-one tool for booking online hotel reservations. The app currently has over 243,000 hotels featured in 176 countries across the globe, with absolutely zero booking fees. Booking.com also claims to have nearly 17 million individual guest reviews and over 3 million hotel photos to ensure that you [...]Read More »
Private Pal is not your typical app for securing your photos and videos. The developer has gone out of his way to create a powerful security app that will not only protect your media, but also keep items such as passwords, messages, bank cards, web accounts, files, and more secure.[...]Read More »
WordOut is a neat little app for users that post frequently to Facebook and/or Twitter. When you add your Facebook and Twitter accounts to the app, you will notice that they are placed at the bottom of your screen (as shown in the screenshot) with an ON/OFF button next to [...]Read More »
Reveal The Maze is is the ultimate game of mazes. Sounds fun, but there is one problem, someone has turned the lights out and you (represented by a round object) need to find your way. Reveal The Maze boasts over 90 levels and 3 different levels of difficulty. You must [...]Read More »
Do you enjoy air hockey? Are you always up for a little adventure? If so, then Shufflepuck Cantina might be a great app to try. I personally have played several air hockey apps, because it brings out my childhood love for the game, but I have never actually seen an [...]Read More »
Are you an astronomy buff? Do you stargaze regularly? Do you want to teach your kids about the universe? Whether you say yes to any of these questions or just like having a handy star guide in your back pocket for special occasions, then Star Map 3D+ is a good [...]Read More »
NetSnips is a clever new new app that simplifies web browsing and surfer productivity. Do you find yourself going to the same website every day, but only for once small piece of content on the physical page? Maybe you never really thought about it, but many surfers do exactly that. [...]Read More »
If there’s one thing I hate: when I’m so hungry that I don’t know what it is that I actually want. This happens to me and my fiancee all the time – and for awhile, it resulted in us frequenting what became “our place” simply by virtue of the fact [...]Read More »
I’ve made no secret of my love for the iPad version of Dolphin Browser. However, there are some things it can’t do – albeit they were things that, until recently, I thought no iPad browser could do. And then my fiancee turned me on to Photon.
Photon browser uses their [...]Read More »
Though it may not seem like it, since you know me from tech blogging, I am an artist. I’ve been creating art for my own pleasure and for others for years. So naturally, when I gained access to an iPad and it’s incredibly sensitive touch screen technology, the first thing [...]Read More »