Packing Pro for iPad and iPhone Review


Packing Pro is more than just a to-do list app.  In fact, over the last few days I have used it to plan a full 10 day trip to Israel and can confidently say I do not think I will forget a single thing.  With an easy to use interface, cloud syncing capability, and prebuilt trip scenarios, it’s never been easier to pack for a trip than while using Packing Pro. … [Read more...]

Tesla Toy for iPad and iPhone Review


Today we have a treat for you.  It’s the kind of treat that will fast forward through a boring situation you may find yourself in – given you have your iPhone - or preferably iPad in hand.  Here’s the premise – there is no premise.  Your fingers are electrically charged machines, your iPad has colorfully charged particles who are attracted to your touch. Check out this review if you need a time passer that requires little thought, but lots of OoOhs and AaAhs.  … [Read more...]

Review of Adobe Reader for iPad


“Can you save that as a pdf and send it to me?”  Heard this lately?  I know I sure have and most people who do any kind of business on a computer would probably agree.  Adobe Acrobat has become the standard in non-editable document sharing.  Even though Apple famously banned flash player from its devices and led the march to its eventual demise, Adobe has still instated Acrobat as an iPad app.  While many of the same functions can be performed through iBooks, Acrobate has a few hidden gems that may make it a worthwhile download – especially for free. … [Read more...]

How to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe

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The following is a complete guide on how to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad running iOS 5.1.1 using Absinthe 2.01 untethered jailbreak, thanks to the devs at Greenpois0n. While this might look to be a duanting process, don't let the number of screenshots scare you. This process took all of five minutes to complete. Compatible Devices This is the list of compatible devices: iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S iPad, iPad 2, new iPad (third generation) - Note: Absinthe does not support the new iPad 2 Download You'll need to download the latest version of Absinthe, currently version 2.0.1. This is available for either Mac or PC and instructions below shouldn't differ, regardless of you desktop platform. Absinthe v2.0.1 … [Read more...]

Review of TED for iPad and iPhone


For those unfamiliar with TED, here is a quick background.  First of all, the acronym stands for Technology Entertainment Design.  TED is a large set of conferences which host presenters on various topics including, Technology, Entertainment, Design, and more.  More importantly, TED is a think tank.  The talks performed on TED are sometimes thought provoking, sometimes inspirational, and sometimes revolutionary.  iPhone and iPad apps are available for download which will give you complete access to the TED talks and content.  This learning tool is a great way to expand your breadth of knowledge and learn new and almost always - interesting things.  … [Read more...]

Review of 123D Catch for iPad


Graphical wire models are not just for the pros anymore.  With 123D Catch, anyone with an iPad 2 and iOS 5 (or newer), can now create 3 dimensional models of anything they choose!  It’s as simple as taking a series of photos from various different angles and sending them off to Autodesk’s servers to process in the Cloud.  Join us for a more in depth guide of how to use the app, and review of how well it performs. … [Read more...]

Review of Flixster for iPhone and iPad


This is an oldie but definitely a goodie.  We reviewed the IMDB (Internet Movie Database) iPhone and iPad App a few months ago , but today we’ll take you through Flixster.  Flixster is a movie lover’s paradise.  With The Avengers releasing this past weekend, we believe this is a perfect opportunity to give you a review of the world’s most popular app for movie reviews, trailers, and showtimes.  With a 4 ½ star rating and over 1600 reviews, you can be assured this app is a good one. … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day iPhone and iPad Gift Guide

Mother's Day iPhone and iPad Gift Guide

Mother’s Day 2012 takes place on May 13th this year, so it’s time to start thinking about what gifts are ideal to celebrate our Mom’s. Gone are the days when flowers, perfume or jewelry were the only safe bets. Regardless of age, there are more and more mothers who are tech savvy or enjoy the ease of use of iOS devices. So if you are looking for suggestions as to what to get your Mom, read our Mother’s Day iPhone and iPad Gift Guide for tips. But hurry, Sunday is right around the corner. Cards Letting Mom know you care doesn’t always have to be costly. Greeting cards are old school, so amp up the love with a personalized greeting card from Apple. Using the free Cards app, you can insert a special photo along with a message. Having … [Read more...]

Review of Tips and Tricks – iPad Secrets for iPad

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This is an interesting one.  This app is basically an iPad How-To guide for using the iPad.  It’s somewhat of an instruction manual.  Kind of like an eBook, (but in an app), Tips and Tricks - iPhone Secrets teaches the intricacies of the iPhone user interface to the general public who may not be aware of the multiple shortcuts, fun options, and simply unknown iOS features. … [Read more...]

Review of Nightstand Central for iPad


Nightstand Central for iPad is an excellent way to get rid of an alarm clock and replace it with none other than your nice big iPad screen.  Adjustable settings, flexibility in common alarm clock functionality like music, snoozes, and schedules make this the top alarm clock option for all of your wake up needs. … [Read more...]