Apps

Find Your Lost Pet with PAW and the Spotlight GPS Pet Locator App for iPhone

A company named Positioning Animals Worldwide, Inc. (PAW), partnered with The American Kennel Club Companion Animal Recovery program, already has a method of tracking the location of your cat or dog.  You purchase a small GPS location unit that attaches to your animal’s collar, and a paid monthly service lets you see where your dog (or …

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The Glory Days of Gaming – On Your iPhone/iTouch

You know what’s missing from your iPhone?  According to the team at Sega, that would be a hedgehog, dolphin, and dragon-riding dwarf.  And their remedy happens to be a new iPhone application (aptly titled the “Ultimate Genesis Collection”) that turns your iPhone/iPod touch into a virtual Sega console.  Fans of old Sega titles such as …

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Want to file your taxes? There’s (kind of) an app for that…

Stocks, streaming radio, social networking…taxes?  For many iPhone users, the world is at their fingertips.  And now, thanks to the folks over at Intuit (of TurboTax fame), filing your taxes is part of that world.  The setup is simple – snap a photo of your W-2, answer a few questions, review, and e-file!  The catch?  …

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Questia – The Online Library Now Available as an iPhone App

Questia is an online research library with current non-fiction and reference books and periodicals.  For $9.95 a month, you get access to all their books on any one topic, or you can access their entire catalog of more than 70,000 titles for $19.95 a month.  You’ll have an online workspace to store your notes in folders;  you can …

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Affirm-a-vision iPhone Apps

Are you already thinking about your New Years’ resolutions?  Are you going to need some help to stay motivated to work on those resolutions?  i-Grasshopper has some iPhone applications that can help motivate you to work on your health (physical and financial), success, and spirituality.  Use these applications to “reprogram your deep subconscious mind and …

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BeeJive IM Review

I’ve always wondered why Apple’s Messages app on the iPhone didn’t support IM like iChat. I’ve tried a couple different IM apps on the iPhone, but never found one I liked and for some reason I never saw or heard of BeejiveIM. That is until the recent news stories showing pirated versions of the app popping …

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Offender Locator App for iPhone by ThinAir Wireless

I’m the mother of a young girl, and I want to know everything I can about where we are so that I can keep her safe.  I know there is a free registry in North Carolina showing where registered sex offenders live.  You type in an address, and you can see the locations of registered …

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Pet First Aid Application for iPhone by Jive Media LLC Review

The American Red Cross teaches first aid classes so you know how to help people in emergency situations, but I’ve never heard of a first aid class for pet care.  Do you know what to do if your cat or dog is injured or becomes ill?  I certainly didn’t.   Luckily, our dog Teddy hasn’t needed …

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Augment Your 3GS Reality – Yelp for iPhone 3GS

The new Yelp application on the iPhone 3GS has an awesome Easter egg: Augmented Reality. I’ve been really looking forward to trying this out, but note you do need to have an iPhone 3GS for this to work right now. Once you download the app to your iPhone 3GS, you need to open Yelp and …

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ColorSplash iPhone Photography App Review

Besides being a revolutionary phone, the iPhone is also my best camera. Not the best because it’s the highest megapixel camera, or has a great zoom lens (or one at all unfortunately), but simply because it’s the only camera I always have with me. So one of the best surprises on the iPhone 3GS was …

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