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.

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.

Need A Eye Test? There’re Apps For That [iOS]

Need A Eye Test? There’re Apps For That [iOS]

The time will always arrive when your eyes are failing and you need to go for a eye checkup, but before you do that, why not do your own eye test with your iPhone? Yes, there are apps for that.

How to Manage And Maximize Your iCloud Storage

How to Manage And Maximize Your iCloud Storage

iCloud is very useful for storing backup, but if you don’t monitor it, it could run wild and fill up your available storage space very quickly. Through the Settings app, you can monitor and manage your iCloud account.

Bring The Browser to Your Apple TV

Bring The Browser to Your Apple TV

One of the functions that seems to be missing from the Apple TV is the ability to see your browser on your TV. Sometimes it’s nice to have that information on the big screen so that everyone in the room can see it. Also great would be the ability to see maps, Facebook photos, and documents.

How to Unzip and Zip Files in iOS

How to Unzip and Zip Files in iOS

File management in iOS is a tedious task, let alone unzipping and zipping of a file. iZip solves that by easily allowing you to unzip and zip files, right within the app.

MTE Explains: What You Need to Know About AirPrint For iOS

MTE Explains: What You Need to Know About AirPrint For iOS

In today’s networked world, having WiFi is almost a necessity. So many devices depend on having WiFi, from computers to mobile devices to even television systems. This means printers need to be able to connect to WiFi too, and for iOS devices, that’s where AirPrint-enabled printers come into play.

Read Your Fill of Magazines with Next Issue iOS App

Read Your Fill of Magazines with Next Issue iOS App

There are several options for reading magazines on iOS devices, from apps for individual magazines, to Newsstand, to services that offer a multitude of different magazines. It can be costly to find a way to get digital versions of all your favorite magazines loaded on your iPad. Enter Next Issue, which has been referred to […]

Lemon.com Wallet Set to Challenge Passbook for iOS 6

Lemon.com Wallet Set to Challenge Passbook for iOS 6

Before Apple Mobile iOS 6’s new Passbook app even arrives on the market in a few months, Lemon.com Wallet app is poised to grab the market before Apple even gets a crack at them. It does more than Passbook will, but also has its struggles due to not being a native iOS app. Is it […]

Dunno App: Reminders and Research Combined Into One [Mac, iOS]

Dunno App: Reminders and Research Combined Into One [Mac, iOS]

I’m all about apps that make my life easier. I always find little apps that can help me increase my productivity, but every once in a while, I will hit the jackpot and find a gem among the stones, like I’ve just done today with the Dunno app.

Handy iOS Apps for Language Translation

Handy iOS Apps for Language Translation

The more business that is being doing via Internet, the more it’s being done internationally. Being able to conduct business via email, text, and social networks means people are reaching out to people in other countries that might be speaking a different language. While we used to use books and translators to help translate, these […]

Looking For A Dedicated Podcast App For iOS? Apple Has One For You

Looking For A Dedicated Podcast App For iOS? Apple Has One For You

Podcasts were a great thing when they first debuted. It was great to listen to these recordings about subjects you were interested in. Yet, the more iTunes came up with other interesting things they were developing, the more podcasts began to take a back seat, being relegated to the “More” section in the iOS app.

Pillboxie For iOS: Never Miss Your Medicine Again

Pillboxie For iOS: Never Miss Your Medicine Again

This app definitely goes under the category of “what will they think of next.” I didn’t even know such a thing existed, but now that I do, I can’t imagine ever not using it. It could be life-saving. There are dozens of Reminder apps for iOS, but Pillboxie is a specific one. As the name […]

ColorSplash Pro: A Simple Yet Powerful Photo Editing App For iOS

ColorSplash Pro: A Simple Yet Powerful Photo Editing App For iOS

It’s never been more fun to be a photographer, and that counts for if you’re a professional or an amateur. The advent of home computers, and even more apps, makes digitally altering photos not just fun, but easy as well. One of my favorite photo-altering apps is ColorSplash Pro for Mac. My photography student daughter […]