Four Voice Recording Apps that Fill In for Apple's Voice Memos
Voice Memos — Apple's iPhone development people probably figured adding voice memo recording in a native app in OS 3.0 would make the iPhone seem more corporate. That's only a guess, but if I'm right, I suspect Voice Memos won't be a big hit around the water cooler.1
Emergency Radio Vs. Police Scanner: Cops Unedited
1 Adam 12 see the woman at 1242 Hauser St. prowler complaint. Handle this call code 2; And so began my fascination with police shows and police radio jargon. Shortly thereafter I was listening intently to my father’s police scanner of the happenings all over southern California.
Star Trek, the film, leads Developers Looking for New Apps
To nearly no one’s surprise, the new Star Trek film has been puffing up with dollars as fast and plentiful as popcorn in a movie pop-machine. The film has generated nearly $219 million since its May 7 release. The critics love it too, with a 95 percent on the Tomatometer.
Lose Your Phone, Get it Back, Maybe
I’m too paranoid to store anything vaguely sensitive on my iPhone. Where I draw the line is, “If I can’t afford to lose it, it does not live on my device.” It’s a bit irrational I know, when you consider that I could just as easily lose my wallet.
iPhone Inches Up the Corporate Ladder
ChangeWave, a market research company, just released a study that tucks Apple right behind Palm and RIM as leaders in the corporate smartphone market.
Mortgage Calculators to Help You Buy Low and Sell High
Mortgage and loan calculators – A real estate agent told me recently that she’s seen a small uptick in house sales in my little town. Along with most Americans who own, or plan to buy, homes, my wife and I are always worrying how the current economy will affect us.
Control Your Computer with Mouse / Trackpad apps for iPhone or iPod touch
Remote Mice and Trackpads – The last time I went to my local coffee shop to slurp a large Sumatra, with a splash of free Wi-Fi, I realized I had forgotten my wireless mouse.
Mafia Games Round Up: Who is the iPhone Don?
Due to popular demand, we’re devoting a feature here that gives you the skinny on many of the Mafia games that have infiltrated the App Store. The jump in popularity for this emerging style of game can largely be traced to its MySpace/Facebook beginnings with Mob Wars leading the way.
Drink Pro vs. Party Pro Lite: Bigger is Not Always Better
I am a bartender, so I am always on the lookout for helpful bartending resources. Drink Pro and Party Pro Lite are just two of a number of available iPhone apps that provide you with drink recipes. I am not fond of massive bartending books, or in this case, massive bartending apps.
Transfer Files Using iPhone: The Complete Round-up
From file famine to file feast in only a matter of weeks. There are a number of file transfer apps that enable iPhone users to shuttle files between iPhones and desktops, and iPhone to the cloud and even one iPhone to another over the same Wi-Fi network.
Search and Browse the Web without Leaving a Trail of Crumbs
Personal iPhone/iPhod touch privacy is top of mind for everyone these days, which probably explains the sudden influx of apps — such as PrivateWeb, Privateer and Anonymous Web Browser — into the App Store that promise to wipe the trail of crumbs you leave behind when you're on a surfing safari.
Blow Your Mind with Brain Waves
Your mind is a terrible thing to waste. Your money is a terrible thing to waste. When you waste both at the same time, you're really a loser. I know this from experience.
Christmas Games for the iPhone and iPod Touch
Christmas is here! And what better way to celebrate the season, than with a few holiday-themed games for your iPhone or iPod touch. Between presents and relaxing, family fun and egg nog, you're likely to find a bit of downtime.
4 Brain Training Apps to Strain Your Noggin
Is it really possible to be too smart for your own good? Don't really smart people know how to do cool things such as develop iPhone applications? Me, I wouldn't know how to land a man on the moon if my life depended on it.
Thanksgiving Round-Up: Cornucopia of Turkey Day Apps
Ah, Thanksgiving! There's so much to do — chatting and eating and football and eating and mapping out the plan for Black Friday and eating.