Procreative Golf 09 lets you keep track of your round and can also use the iPhone's GPS capabilities to be your personal iCaddy. If your battery can survive, and if you find the right course, it can make for an excellent combination.
Articles and Reviews by Derek Walter
Derek is a freelance writer whose work primarily covers technology. After writing for AppCraver, he founded The App Planet, a site dedicated to mobile apps from all platforms. He is also a regular contributor to RedOrbit.com.
A number of apps are trying to get in on the social networking experience made popular by the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Sooshi - Social Sushi tries to supplement your other online identities by creating a real-time network with users you can interact with in real-time through your iPhone. Much like Buddy, Sooshi gives [...]
Family Guy will delight fans of the snarky television series with a steady flow of clips from the show and a few games. It will serve as a nice highlight reel for those who want a quick fix of Stewie's antics. The clips are organized into four categories, which are continually refreshed. Among recent examples [...]
Beejive IM 3.0 With Push has the potential to expand the iPhone's instant messaging capabilities. Despite a few bugs, it has some great features that IM power users should consider. Beejive contains all major instant messaging applications: AIM, Google Talk, Facebook, Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, etc. If you IM, chances are your favorite service is here. The [...]
The notebook-on-steroids service Evernote has been steadily growing stronger since its App Store debut. Version 3.0 is the best yet with some extra features that improve its usefulness and stability. Evernote is designed to keep notes, voice recordings, photos, and web clippings within one app and synced across multiple devices. Clip a web site on [...]
Cops and Robbers will have you jumping and speeding your way through alleys and corridors in a mad rush to avoid the cops. There is a lot of fun to be had as you try and leap your way to safety and collect cash. The premise of Cops and Robbers is that you are a [...]
TapNext joins the crowd of presentation apps by giving you a remote control for PowerPoint, Apple's Keynote or OpenOffice.org Impress. TapNext is nothing to shout about in terms of design, but this iPhone app gets the job done. It takes a few steps to get working, but they are pretty user friendly. For a PC [...]
Bento is one of the most popular personal organizers for the Mac. Now a new iPhone version is available that syncs with the popular desktop organizer-on-steroids so you can take all your essential information with you. Bento, a product of Filemaker, is most effective if you are a Mac user and plan to use it [...]
TweetMic - If the same old method of typing your tweets through your favorite desktop or iPhone app is becoming mundane, then TweetMic may be the way to liven things up. TweetMic lets you record a voice message for all of your Twitter followers to hear. TweetMic takes a "more is less" philosophy to designing [...]
We've all been there. A great song comes on the radio, but the DJ won't tell you anything about it. Nabbit tries to solve this by giving the artist and song on nearly 2,500 radio stations. While not as sleek as grabbing music over-the-air as the super popular Shazam, it offers some nice features to find [...]
If broadcasting your daily activities through Twitter and Facebook are not enough social networking for you, then Buddy comes to the rescue. The purpose of Buddy is to connect people based on shared interests. The free service is angling for a more interactive, real-time user experience. Setting up your account includes the standard list of [...]
Political news junkies will enjoy politicoTracker for its ability to quickly aggregate news on their favorite (or least favorite) elected officials. PoliticoTracker includes an impressive list of every elected state and federal representative. However, beyond this its features are somewhat limited and not as fully developed to take advantage of various social networking tools. The [...]
More annual sporting events are getting in on the iPhone app parade, and golf is no exception. U.S. Open Golf Championship tracks this weekend's golf happenings from Bethpage Black by providing live video, leaderboard updates, and player profiles. The app is quite polished and will help you follow the action if you get trapped this [...]
The newest update to the iPhone operating system brings features that users have longed for as well as some extra goodies that keep the iPhone the most compelling mobile device on the market. The good news is that almost all the updates are available to those who are not springing for the iPhone 3G S, which becomes available June 19.
It has been a long wait for Dataviz's Documents To Go to arrive in the App Store. Documents To Go has been the standard on mobile platforms such as the BlackBerry, Palm and Windows Mobile for years. Users of the iPhone have griped since the phone's debut about the lack of a comprehensive document editing app; especially since this technology has existed for nearly a decade (Office Mobile first debuted on the Pocket PC in 2000).