Air Sharing, from Avatron Software, used to be the top dog in file transfer apps. That was light years ago in App Store time. Since September, when Air Sharing hit stride, several developers have introduced file transferring apps—many of them were more useful and less expensive.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "how-to."
How To Videos from Howcast.com
If you’re already familiar with Howcast.com, the online community website that shares video guides for how to do just about anything, then you’ll understand the concept of this app.
Sway's Finger Controls Make For Swinging Good Time
Illusion Labs, the same group behind the excellent Labyrinth and the debatable Touchgrind, is at it again. Their newest game to hit the App Store is Sway, which succeeds in creating a gaming experience that is uniquely tailored to the iPhone/iPod touch.
Knot Time Features Show-and-Tell Demonstrations
Knot Time, from Dustin Thomas, is a simple app consisting of video demonstrations of how to tie commonly used knots. The knots are organized into four categories (general, boating, mountaineering and fishing) comprising 28 knots.
All Tied Up and Ready for Your Next Interview
Tie Knots, from egerev lab, is the right tool for the difficult economic climate we all find ourselves in. Finding a job — any job — is getting to be as challenging as leading a herd of elephants across the Alps in the middle of winter.
AppEngines Releases Credit Secrets Investigated Using iPhone Reader
We were recently offered the chance to review Credit Secrets Investigated, an ebook by Tony D'Andrea published for the iPhone by AppEngines. You may have noticed, we don't do too many book reviews around here.
Teach any Dog with Dog Tricks and Bark Machine
If Fido eats your shoes instead of fetches them, Dog Tricks & Bark Machine could be useful for teaching him a few new tricks. It's an app from Robert Mann and Deidra Jones, which features training tutorials in one part and a sound machine in the second part.
iHandy is Half Bob Vila and Half Pancho Villa
iHandySoft's iHandy Carpenter is like a Swiss Army knife: It has doo-dads you'll probably never use but it nice to know you have them if you ever have to kill a grizzly bear or yank a fish hook out of your finger.
OmniFocus Has a Steep Learning Curve, but Mac Users Would Probably Like It
Omni Group's OmniFocus is intended to bring order to chaos; tranquility to a harried life; and organization to the items on your to-do lists.
OmniFocus is a task manager designed to aid you in taking charge of your everyday chores in your work and home lives.
Cube Delivers on First-Person Shooter Gameplay
Cube is a solid effort at a first-person shooter for the iPhone. There is a high learning-curve in gaining mastery of the controls, which are a bit awkward. Maneuvering the game's menus, maps, and other features also is counter-intuitive. But underneath some of the quirkiness lies a great game that, with patience, you may learn to enjoy.
Consumer Reports' New App Is a Mixed Shopping Bag
When a much-respected organization like Consumer Reports introduces a free app for the iPhone, you can't help but want to check it out in a hurry. The ConsumerReports.org app is a reference guide to cars, electronics, finances and several other products and services.