About Laura Tucker

Laura splits her time between being a movie and television reviewer as well as a tech writer. Along with writing and editing at MTE, she is the site admin of realityshack.com , and the chief editor of applemagazine.com.

Articles by Laura Tucker

The Way Notes Should Work on an iPad

The Way Notes Should Work on an iPad

CaptureNotes 2 works exactly like notebooks and binders do from our paper world, but does so in the best way for an iPad. Organized students have a binder for each subject, and different notebooks within. They have colored flags to note important pages. Captured Notes has all that.

Apps to Help Track Hurricanes [iOS]

Apps to Help Track Hurricanes [iOS]

There are a number of apps for iOS that can help monitor hurricanes. They go further than the regular weather apps do. While many of them cost a dollar or two or more, there are also three apps that are free that do everything you need or want them to, eliminating the need to spend anything on them.

Learning the Gestures and the Touchscreen on an iPad

Learning the Gestures and the Touchscreen on an iPad

It can be a learning process for sure to figure out the way around an iPad’s touchscreen, from gestures to simply selecting something on a touchscreen. The following is a listing of the gestures, as well as the different tapping and selecting methods for the iPad.

The Right Way to Handle PDFs in iOS

The Right Way to Handle PDFs in iOS

Viewing PDFs in iOS just got a little easier with the new app PDF Cabinet. It’s hard to find an app that will do what you want with storing, annotating, and organizing PDFs, but PDF Cabinet can do them all.

MTE Explains: The Evolution Of Cellular Network, From 1G to 3G and 4G

MTE Explains: The Evolution Of Cellular Network, From 1G to 3G and 4G

If you live in a large metropolitan area, most likely everywhere you go, you will stay within the 3G bandwidth. Once you travel outside your area, you can lose that bandwidth to either the EDGE network or even even no network at all. The following gives a quick reference to the evolution of bandwidths and how they’re used, as well as the difference between the currently available bandwidths.