App Reviews for iPhone and iPad Devices

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BlackBook is the Definitive Hip Urban Guide


Buy BlackBook City Guides on the App Store

There are several good restaurant review apps in the AppStore (my personal favorite is UrbanSpoon), but they all suffer from clutter - the hip, trendy sushi spot that you really want to go to is listed right next to the neighborhood Jack in the Box.

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Posted 09.03.08 in , , | Similar iPhone apps: , ,

LastFM App Rocks for Station Surfing from Your iPhone


Buy Last.fm on the App Store

Most people are familiar with Pandora, the music discovery service based on the Music Genome Project. Fewer people (including myself) have followed the evolution of CBS-owned LastFM.
Originally known for their iTunes plugin called "AudioScrobbler", the idea of LastFM is to suggest music based on what other people listen to.

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Fantasy Football Draft Central '08 - Not A Top Pick


Fantasy Football Draft Central '08 - Not A Top Pick

Opening weekend of the NFL is just days away, which means fantasy football draft season is in full swing. Perfect timing for Fantasy Football Draft Central '08 for the iPhone to come along.

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Posted 09.02.08 in | Similar iPhone apps: ,

NrMe is a Ghost Town


I like the idea of "NrMe" -- a place where users on the iPhone can chat based on location. Specifically, NrMe shows posts within a certain 9 block geo location. The idea, in theory at least, is that you can get information about clubs, bars etc...

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AOL Radio is Free, but Limited


Buy AOL Radio on the App Store

If there was no competition, I would be tempted to recommend AOL Radio, the free internet Radio compilation app from America On Line. The app has one huge thing going for it — the price (Free).

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8 Million iPhones


According to the Mac Observer, a recent iPhone purchased in Sunnyvale, CA had the number "01 171400 6049xx x".
By tracking the sequence of IMEIs, they can now say, with a fair degree of certainty, that as of Aug.

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