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Sending pictures is a fun way to communicate with your friends. Instead of simply sending a text, you can take it to another level and tell a real story with photos. Of course, just sending photos is fun, but with some awesome applications from the App Store, you can send photos that are even more […]
Generally, when you go to one of the hundreds of websites designed to help you find a flight, the main search parameter is price. Getting a flight for a good price is certainly important, but it’s not the only factor to consider when it comes down to booking a flight. You will also want to […]
Facebook is currently bringing its Page Manager app to Google Play for Android device owners who need to respond to their fans while on the go. This is certainly a step in the right direction, but Facebook’s iOS presence is still substantially higher.
When it comes to medical issues, the best way to find out what is wrong is to go to a doctor. However, there is most certainly some value in getting a general idea of what could be wrong before you pay a trip to your local physician, using apps or the Internet. Of course, no app or website can replace the knowledge and skills of a doctor, and that is something you most certainly need to keep in mind before using an app like the one I am going to talk about today.
When you show up to a doctor’s office for the first time, one of the first things they ask you about is your medical history and what prescriptions you are taking. Keeping track of all this information is difficult, after all, how are you supposed to remember a small condition you had a few years ago? With a simple iPhone app, you can prevent this from being a problem ever again. With My Medical Info, you can keep all of your important medical data in one place.
One of the most popular Android tablets is the Kindle Fire, and with good reason. It’s a fantastic device and it comes with a very reasonable price tag when compared to the competition. Students can get an even better deal on the device for the month of January, as Amazon has dropped the price on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 by $50.
2012 was a big year for downloadable games on consoles and PCs. The indie and smaller developers came on strong this year and brought some truly special games directly to our consoles, without the need to go buying a disc at the local video game retailer. There is something so incredibly satisfying about being able to boot up your console and download a game instantly.
One of the best things about Google Chrome is the multitude of extensions available in the web store. One of the coolest things about Last.fm is the ability to scrobble the music you listen to from various locations so it can better build radio stations that suit your needs. With the power of the Chrome extension called […]
When the App Store first launched, one of the first kinds of apps that seemed to make sense was musical instruments. Playing piano and strumming a guitar on a touch screen just seemed like a natural thing to do. Most of those apps in those days were lacking on features and functionality, and we’ve certainly come a long way in terms of quality of apps on the App Store. Echo Piano is a great example of an app to play the piano done right.
A great example of a sports game that pulls a section of the sport and makes it into a fun game that is made for the touch platform is Flick Soccer. It might not be the deepest game I’ve ever played on iOS, but it offers simple, fun gameplay that anyone can pick up and play and have a good time with. It’s relatively challenging and really fun. As a bonus, it is available on the App Store for the low-cost of $0.
Often, when we look at word processors, we look for lots of features and options. However, that is not always the best option, especially if you are using the text editor for programming. Sometimes, a minimalist approach is actually better for a text editor. Sure, it can have some cool features in there, but the […]
iMovie is an awesome program for performing simple video editing functions on Mac OSX. It may not be as advanced as a program like Final Cut Pro, but it does have the same massive amount of keyboard shortcuts. Remembering keyboard shortcuts can be very difficult, but don’t worry, because our cheat sheet has all the […]
QuickBooks is a fantastic programs for keeping track of finances. While it looks like a complicated program at first, knowing the right keyboard shortcuts can make using it much easier. That’s exactly why we made this cheat sheet featuring QuickBooks keyboard shortcuts. With this cheat sheet, you will have the shortcuts you need close at […]
For Mac users, QuickTime is a program they are comfortable using. However, even with the relative familiarity, it can be difficult for most users to remember all of the different QuickTime keyboard shortcuts that come along with the program. Fear not, because our cheat sheet featuring QuickTime shortcuts will make it easy for you to […]
Evernote Food has recently received a huge update that adds full support for iPad, as well as all kinds of new features that make it more useful for foodies everywhere. The iPad version of the app offers a completely different interface to the iPhone and iPod touch versions, designed to take full advantage of the extra screen real estate of the device.