iOS

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Have you ever had a great idea for an app?  Something that you'd love to have on your iPhone or iPad, but you have no idea how to write it yourself nor how to approach a company with your idea?  Even if you did find a company to write it for you, you'd probably lose [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Last fall, we told you about the Oyster ebook lending service that gave you unlimited access to ebooks on your iOS devices.  At the time, they had 100,000 books in their lending library.  Now, they have more than 500,000 titles available.  They've made a lot of improvements in their reading app, too, with new typography, [...]

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Posted in: Android related, eBook Readers, News
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Snapping selfies and group shots with your smartphone at arm's length can be a real hassle. But the Remote Control / Camera Shutter Self-Timer for iOS / Android from Allputer.com makes it easy and what's better is that it works with both iOS and Android devices. It features a built-in rechargeable lithium battery that has the capacity [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

Daily Use Apps – Andy Chen

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If you're like me, the arrival of a new phone means determining what apps to keep or toss.  Here's a shortlist of a few that made the cut that I use nearly every day. Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal (free) If you're watching what you eat, or if you're trying to lose or gain [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
Kreyos Meteor - 1

Over the last year or so, the fabled Dick Tracy or smartwatch has gone from comic books and Sci-Fi fantasy to a working reality. With several products on the market and more rumored to be on the way, the Kreyos Meteor is aiming to knock its competitors out of orbit. The Kreyos Meteor, although similar [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Bluetooth Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Watches, Clocks
bluelounge-kii

If you own an iPhone, iPad or iPod, you have probably felt that moment of panic and annoyance when you discover that you need to charge your device but there isn't a cable to be found. Bluelounge has a clever solution to that problem with the Kii. Pronounced and shaped like the keys you carry on [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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Muku means “passion” in Croatian and “clean” and “simple” in Japanese. That name fits the Muku Shuttr very well. What is it? It's a small keychain sized fob which uses Bluetooth to pair with iPhones and a variety of Android smartphones to provide a remote shutter release for the built-in camera app. It offers an easier [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
apotop

The Apotop DW09 Wi-Reader is a palm-sized device that allows you to share videos, music, pictures, and documents with up to 3 iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch devices at the same time through a built-in SD card / USB Flash drive. It has a rechargeable battery so that it can be used to share files [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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The Satechi X-Pointer Mobile Presenter plugs into the headphone jack of your iPhone 3G/3GS/4/4S/5 iPad mini, iPad 1,2,3 or iPod touch and turns your device into a presentation controller. It features a red laser and the ability to navigate through PowerPoint and Keynote presentation slides straight from your iOS device using the X-Presenter app. The [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
irigkeys

iRig KEYS is 37 velocity sensitive MIDI keyboard that connects directly to the docking connector on an iPhone, iPod, iPad or the USB port on Mac/PC. It is an ultra-low power device that can be used for hours when connected to one of these devices. It features a pitch bending wheel and programmability with storage [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Music Gear, News
viggle

Damn you Viggle! I recently cut way back on the TV shows that I follow and now I learn about a free app called Viggle, that will let me earn points that I can trade for gift cards, movie tickets and even laptops, just for watching TV. I'm doomed... The Viggle iOS or Android app works [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
doodly-sketchbookink

I've been trying two new art apps on my iPad this week. One is Doodle.ly and the other is SketchBook Ink. One is like Twitter for doodlers and the other is a spinoff app from Autodesk's popular SketchBook Pro app. This isn't really a review, but more of a quick look at both apps. Doodle.ly (available [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Styluses
Metawatch

  Formed by two ex leaders of Fossil's Watch Technology Division in 2002, Metawatch has developed a smartwatch in a same vein as the Pebble. The Metawatch is compatible with Android OS 2.3 and up and iPhone 4S (iOS 5+ ) and potentially any programmable device supporting Bluetooth 2.1 and up with Serial Port Profile (SPP) connectivity, or Bluetooth 4.0 with BLE GATT [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News, Watches, Clocks
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Avid Studio for iPad Version: 1.0.1 Size: 30.5 MB I enjoy using iMovie on my iMac and Macbook Air to make short video clips for my reviews or just for the heck of it. I've tried the mobile version of iMovie on my iPad and iPhone but didn't find it to be anywhere close to [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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In my last gadget diary post a few weeks ago I mentioned that I had been day dreaming about my favorite Android feature - desktop widgets. I love my iPhone, but I would love it even more if it had widgets. I'd be overjoyed if I could just display my next several appointments on the [...]

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Posted in: Articles, iPhone, iPad, iPod

Zombies!!! Run!!!

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Yeah, yeah, we know we need at least thirty minutes of exercise a day, but come on, it's just so boring.  You know what would make it better?  That's right--Zombies!  Zombies, Run! is an app for the iPhone/iPad/Android that casts you as a survivor in the zombie apocalypse.  You become Runner 5, and it's your [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Health, Fitness, Sports, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
Printopia Contents

We have been promised a paperless office for years now. Perhaps it will never happen. With the iPad, I have found that many of the documents I used to print out I now carry on my device or store online in a service such as Evernote or Dropbox. But, on occasion, I'll want to print something from my iPhone or iPad, and there's no AirPrint printer available, or I really just want to send a screen shot to my Mac. How do I do it? Printopia, a Mac application from ecamm to the rescue!

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews, Wireless
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MultiFrame from Apalon is an easy to use iOS app, which will allow you to create photo collages with 2-4 images. It offers a variety of layouts and frame styles. Let's take a look. Note: The images in this review can be clicked to see larger view.   MultiFrame offers 19 different frame choices that have [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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Rough Roads is a simple game for iOS devices that takes the concept of the classic Frogger video game and flips it. Instead of crossing the street while avoiding obstacles, you are driving down the street. The idea is to keep all the luggage on top of your vehicle while collecting stars and badges. Note: [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
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AirBeam is an app that will turn iOS devices (iPhone, iPod touch or iPad) into a real-time video surveillance system with motion and sound detection. This system is quick and easy to use, but there are a couple caveats to setting things up, so let's take a closer look. Note: Click the images in this review [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews