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Are you looking for an easy to way to let family, friends, and colleagues know when you will be meeting them? Twist is a cool iPhone application that automatically alerts people of your estimated time of arrival, so they will know exactly when you will show up at your destination. No longer will friends be waiting for […]
Fans of BBC Radio can take their music with them wherever they go with the launch of their new iPlayer Radio app. Users can listen to all of their favorite BBC Radio stations on their iOS devices with the launch of this brand new application. Apparently, BBC has been working on releasing this mobile radio application for over a year.
The latest World of Warcraft expansion has been on the market for a couple weeks, and I have been able to spend far too many hours playing it. I started playing WOW again a few months ago, before I even knew that Mists of Pandaria existed, and I could not be happier with my decision. There is so much to do in WOW, and this new expansion makes it all even better.
For network administrators, or anyone looking for an easy way to find out more details about a wireless network, ezNetScan is the perfect Android app for you. It is packed with features that help you find out all kinds of valuable information about your current WiFi network. It is simple enough to use, and offers […]
Camera Awesome, which has over seven million downloads of its iPhone application, is following in the footsteps of Camera+ by releasing an iPad version of their photography application. The key difference between Camera Awesome and Camera+ is the emphasis on taking pictures. Camera+ does allow you to take photos, but its main emphasis is on editing pictures already taken.
There is a new hoax making its way around Facebook, and there is a good chance you have already seen it. The post implores Facebook users to repost it by midnight to avoid Facebook’s new monthly charge. According to the post, Facebook has implemented a new, three-tier pricing structure that will go into effect tomorrow (the date is not relevant, it says tomorrow no matter when it’s posted). The proposed prices range from $9.99 a month for gold to $3.99 a month for bronze. The post makes no mention of what features users supposedly get for these tiers.
Twitter is huge. You cannot watch a commercial or Presidential debate without someone mentioning Twitter. Of course, Twitter is built into iOS and it seems like almost anything you do on the device can be tweeted to the world. Of course, with all that extra stuff in the Twitter universe, there is still the Twitter app. All too often the official Twitter app is lost in a sea of third-party tweeting solutions.
If you are a freelance worker, than you will know that determining a fair price can be a real challenge. You do not want to be underpaid for your time, but you also don’t want to charge so much that you are no longer competitive with other members of your field. The iOS app MyPrice […]
If you are a surfer, than you know how devastating it can be to show up to your favorite spot only to find the conditions less than favorable. This can put a real damper on your day. If you want to be able to keep track of the surfing conditions in your area, Wisuki is […]
If you manage a Facebook page for a website or company, the new update for Page Manager on iOS should make you quite happy. The main feature of this new version applies to Apple iPad users. For whatever reason, the old app did not support usage in landscape mode, but this new update has rectified the situation. It is more of a convenience move, and won’t really change the way you do business on Facebook, but it certainly looks nice.
If you own an Android device, this is a program you are going to want to check out. It is sort of like iTunes, but for Android and without all of the restrictions. It does everything you could want an Android desktop companion to do, and it does it in an incredibly easy, streamlined way. […]
Do you have a lot on your plate? Sometimes the things we need to do between work and home can feel overwhelming, and nearly impossible to remember. That is where applications like Remember the Milk can save the day. Of course, there are plenty of to-do list applications available for iPhone, so in order for one to stand out, it has to be made incredibly well and contain some great features.
Apps like Instagram have made it so everyone can edit their photos and apply cool effects. Not too long ago only skilled Photoshop users did much editing of their photos, but now that has all changed. Meowfoto is like Instagram on your desktop, but with some even cooler stuff. You add cool filters, create collages […]
Are you looking at something in real life that you are unable to identify? Maybe you know what it is, but not sure to say it in a certain language? Sometimes we encounter something that we have never seen before and we have no idea what its purpose is. VocaBoca is an app designed to identify an […]
For anyone who has to edit a lot of pictures, finding the quickest way is always important. Wasting time resizing and watermarking pictures can really cut down your productivity. CoolTweak is an app designed to offer a lot of photo editing functions directly from the right-click context menu. This is one of the quickest ways […]