Articles and Reviews by Derek Walter

Math Pro an even Better Tutor with Update

Math Pro - advanced math formulas for iPhoneMath Pro was excellent in its first iteration at providing useful assistance for teachers and students of pre-Algebra and above. With its latest update, the advanced calculator approaches indispensable status for students of math.


Stop the Presses with Meporter

Buy Meporter - Local Area News & Events - The Beat on the Street on the App StoreMeporter - Citizen journalism has been all the rage of late, with sites like Patch and CNN's iReport encouraging users to submit articles and multimedia. Local newspapers have especially taken the brunt of newspaper closures, often leaving a gap in coverage for many communities.

Derek Walter rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: , ,

Race to Glory in HD With GT Racing: Motor Academy

Buy GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+ on the App StoreWhen it comes to the expanding lineup of games on the iPad, GT Racing: Motor Academy HD proves once again that the racing genre outshines the rest. GT Racing: Motor Academy is another excellent option and should especially appeal to automotive purists.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,

Videohunters for iPad Adds YouTube Customization

Buy VideoHunters on the App StoreVideohunters for iPad offers a good solution for those who want a more intuitive interface for browsing YouTube videos. It offers a customizable platform with many flexible options for curating content from one's YouTube account.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:

Compare Music Collections with Venntunes

Buy venntunes on the App StoreVenntunes makes comparing music from one iOS device to another as easy as bumping phones. When using Venntunes, users can learn which artists are on a friend's device as well as those that get the most play.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,

Discover Art with Master Pieces: The Curator's Game

Buy Master Pieces: The Curator's Game on the App StoreArt aficionados who want to challenge their skills will enjoy Master Pieces: The Curator's Game. It is part art quiz, part portable art gallery.A large collection of artists' biographies and paintings are there if you just want to dust up on art history.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:

Showdown! Comparing the Verizon iPhone vs. the AT&T iPhone

The promise of an iPhone that no longer drops calls may be tempting many AT&T customers to switch over to Verizon. But is the grass really greener? It depends. There are many indications the Verizon iPhone offers superior connectivity and far less dropped calls than its AT&T counterpart.

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Sync and Share Notes with Sundry Notes Pro

Buy Sundry Notes Pro on the App StoreSundry Notes Pro is a note-taking app that refuses to limit itself only to text. You can include audio, ink, images, even tables and math formulas. Sundry Notes Pro also integrates with an impressive number of other services.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,

Take and Sync Notes with Notability for iPad

Buy Notability on the App StoreNotability is an excellent note-taking tool for the iPad. Notability nails the balance between apps that favor creating typed notes or hand-written ones. While it is primarily designed for using the iPad's on-screen keyboard, there is a very-easy-to-use way with Notability to merge drawings, illustrations, or other graphics.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,

Work Your Windows Desktop with KineticExtend

KineticExtend is a solid remote desktop solution for those who want to access a Mac or PC from an iOS device. Just like the name implies it is an extension of the KineticD backup service that is popular with small businesses.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:

Knowledge Trainer is Your Personal Quiz Show

Buy Trivia: Knowledge Trainer on the App StoreKnowledge Trainer is like challenging yourself to a round of Jeopardy. The app quizzes you on various topics with the goal of improving your knowledge base. Knowledge Trainer's subject matter covers a diverse group, such as history, film, science, sports, social science, arts and letters, and geography.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category: ,

Reading Gets Social with Kobo

Buy Kobo Reading App – Read Books and Magazines on the App StoreThe App Store is jam packed with eReader competitors. Apple, Amazon, Google and Barnes & Noble all have a presence with apps for their respective platforms. A new eReader app has joined the pack with a unique proposition for solitary bookworms.

Derek Walter rated this app 3.5/5 | Category: ,

StarWalk for iPad is Astronomical

Buy Star Walk™ HD - 5 Stars Astronomy Guide on the App StoreStarWalk for iPad immerses you in the Solar System. It turns an iPad into a virtual window that reveals constellations and other celestial bodies in real-time. Pinch-to-zoom elegantly focuses in on stars, planets, shooting stars or deep space.

Derek Walter rated this app 5.0/5 | Category: ,

Control Your Desktop and More with JumiOne

Buy JumiOne - Full Access to your Windows PC on the App StoreJumiOne distinguishes itself among apps that control a PC through the iPhone. JumiOne is the flagship app for a family of free and paid apps that allow you to control practically any function or command on a PC.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.0/5 | Category:

Filamente Connects With Sharepoint to Access Files from the iPad

Buy Filamente - Office 365 and SharePoint Mobile Client on the App StoreFilamente — The more popular the iPad becomes as a mobile device, the greater the desire for file management tools. The added functionality of viewing and reading documents, spreadsheets and other files gives a user yet another reason to ditch the laptop and just bring along an iPad.

Derek Walter rated this app 4.5/5 | Category: ,

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