Ever wonder what it's really like to develop your first app? Meet Lauren Foster and Christine Tseng from CatFoster Media. In this interview, Lauren Foster and Christine Tseng answers our questions and offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it was like to create Zombie Burst and get it released into the App Store. AC: Tell [...]
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Barbara is a long-time Apple fan who enjoys trying out gadgets just because they're new and learning about all the neat things technology can do even if she doesn't need to do it. You can often find her at a coffeehouse with her boyfriend — just look for the couple with "his and hers" iPads.
What do you see when you look around? If you think everyone and their mother already has an iPhone, just wait. With Cricket and other no-contract carriers joining the party, the party is about to get a whole lot more crowded. If you want to stand out, you're going to have to customize. Sure, you [...]
If you've ever used a survey site to earn money, then Mobile Rewards will seem very familiar. Read this review to see if the iPhone app is as rewarding.
Classical Music for Babies provides a streamlined method for playing music designed to enhance the minds of young children using the Mozart effect.
If you're the type who lives life with a custom soundtrack of personalized playlists, streaming music over the cloud is the best thing since the iPod put 5,000 songs in your pocket. As any music lover can attest, once your collection is over a few gigs of data, it becomes impossible to store on your [...]
Conference Me In offers one-touch dialing that simplifies the process of joining conference calls and eliminates human errors and forgotten numbers.
It's a tradeoff we all have to make, but that doesn't mean we like it: our smartphones sometimes load us down with stress even as they make our lives easier. The nature of the modern workplace is such that it's usually a challenge to completely "disconnect" and spend some time recharging your mood. If you're [...]
Ever wonder what it's really like to develop your first app? Meet Matthieu Laban and Philippe Rollin from Flying Development Studio LLC. In this interview, Matthieu Laban and Philippe Rollin answers our questions and offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it was like to create Infinite Flight and get it released into the App Store. [...]
There are more than a handful of apps to create personalized avatars and cartoon characters. Each has it's own style, but until now, I haven't known of an app that gives quite the same effect as BobbleShop. It's delightfully entertaining and has tons of customization options for creating truly personal bobblehead dolls. Yes, that’s right. [...]
One new way of protecting your personal privacy is to use the new Gliph app for iPhone and Android.
Do you remember Captain Planet? If you need a refresher course, he and his charmingly diverse, apparently-truant teenage accomplices roamed the globe fighting criminals bent on polluting lakes or endangering wildlife. (Why the bad guys were after the world's recycling centers and wetlands in the first place remains somewhat of a mystery.) Unfortunately, the real [...]
What's your secret? What's your terrible vice, your one bad habit that you just can't seem to drop? Everyone has at least one, and whether it's smoking too much, swearing too frequently, or forgetting to put on pants, help is only a download away. Perhaps, you just need the right goal tracking app to turn [...]
Stitcher Radio excels as a discovery engine. The app encourages exploration with channels that highlight the best Internet radio programs and podcasts.
Let's face it: the economy is in a slump, and these days getting the most out of every cent really matters. Some people make ends meet with a second job, others cut costs and make their lifestyle as frugal as possible. Whether you're trying one of these approaches or something completely different, all the fiscal [...]
Do you have very strong opinions about the planetary status of Pluto? Do you hush everyone in your car and turn up the radio when Neil Degrasse Tyson comes on the air? We get it: you’re into astronomy in a big way. Even if you already have your own telescope and a year-round pass to [...]