Review of TED for iPad and iPhone

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

WebMD for iPad Review

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Medical apps can become quite expensive for the iPad or iPhone.  I have seen a few medical apps heading upwards of $499 (DDS GP).  You won’t find that here.  In fact, the WebMD app is free and the account that you can create to use with the app is too.  WebMD’s claim to fame was their Symptom Checker.  This same symptom checker is available in their iPad app and works in a very similar fashion.  Meant to be an unofficial diagnostic tool, WebMD does a good job of giving you medical information. Read on for our full WebMD for iPad Review. … [Read more...]

Apps Gone Free: Smash Cops, Jetpack Joyride

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For a limited time, two great iPhone and iPad games have gone free. Both Smash Cops and Jetpack Joyride can be had for the price of free. Both apps also come with extrodinarily good reviews, so you'll want to take advantage of these Apps Gone Free. Smash Cops Be the police in America's wildest TV chases!PURSUE: Take down runaway felons whilst avoiding civilian traffic and buddy police as you chase and weave through traffic.ESCAPE: Escape under time pressure from felon attack and get to a call out location as quickly as possible.CHALLENGE: 7 different mini games: smash a load of cars illegally parked in a car park, weave through a course laid out by cones, dodge traffic on a highway and collect evidence throughout the … [Read more...]

How to download and add music from CDs to iPhone and iPad

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If you have a stack of CDs sitting on your shelf, then chances are you aren't maximizing the enjoyment of your entire music collection. Digitizing your music allows you to bring your collection virtually anywhere and it doesn't require you pack extra suitcases filled with jewel cases. Follow along for tips on how to download and add music from CDs to iPhone, iPad and across all of your devices.Using iTunes To Rip Your CDs iTunes is free and available for both Mac and PC. If you own an iPhone, chances are that you’ve already downloaded and installed iTunes. You can download the latest version of iTunes from Apple.Settings for Import CD iTunes offers a number of options for how it will import your CD. Years back when hard drive … [Read more...]

Review of Kayak Mobile App for iPhone and iPad

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We’ve all seen the hilarious commercials from Kayak, a new all-in-one trip planning website.  If you haven’t, you should check them out.   This week I decided to start planning a trip to Hawaii this summer, and those funny commercials came to mind.  I was presently surprised to find not only does Kayak have a Universal app, but the palindrome named company did a great job on it as well. … [Read more...]