Retina Display Technology Explained (MTE Explains)

Retina Display Technology Explained (MTE Explains)

Apple doesn’t just invent new electronic devices, they also invent new technology. They’re behind the technology they have decided to call Retina Display. It was first introduced in the iPhone, and now it’s also in the iPod Touch and the iPad. Is Retina Display nothing but a fancy term? Or is it a technology that […]

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Sparrow: Probably The Best Gmail App For iPhone

Sparrow: Probably The Best Gmail App For iPhone

I have used the Mac version of Sparrow for close to a year now, but I’ve always found something missing with the application. That missing link was the lack of a mobile version of Sparrow, I couldn’t use it on the go or on the commute to classes. However, this changed in the beginning of […]

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6 iOS Apps For Getting In Shape

6 iOS Apps For Getting In Shape

Spring is only a couple of weeks away. This means that individuals who are wanting to get into tip-top shape for summer are either beginning or in the height of reaching weight loss goal. However, if you haven’t started to work on your summer weight loss goal just yet, we have a couple of applications […]

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How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

With the recent release of the new iPad, the question out there for many people is if it’s really worth it to upgrade to the new iPad after just a year of iPad 2 ownership. Is it really worth it go out there and spend another $500 plus just for a new one? Apple is […]

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Finding Grammatical Errors with Spellcheck Plus [iOS]

Finding Grammatical Errors with Spellcheck Plus [iOS]

If there is anything that is the most embarrassing as a writer, it’s making absent-minded grammatical errors. Most writing and productivity apps have a built-in spell check, but those don’t find the grammatical errors, those mistakes that we know are wrong, but that are just made in error. The SpellCheck Plus app helps catch those […]

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The Mobile Check-in Battle: Foursquare vs. Highlight vs. Glancee

The Mobile Check-in Battle: Foursquare vs. Highlight vs. Glancee

Foursquare has been a favorite of ours in terms of mobile check-in applications for years now. However, even though it is the most popular, it doesn’t mean that it is the best. There are many other location based applications that are just as great, if not better. Today, we will pit two other location-based apps […]

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Photon, A Browser with FlashPlayer for iOS

Photon, A Browser with FlashPlayer for iOS

If there’s been one knock against the Apple iOS system, it’s the inability to access FlashPlayer content. It’s become a very integral part of using the Internet. Everyone has given up on Adobe and Apple working out their differences to get something worked out, even with Steve Jobs’ death. This means we have to stop […]

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iPhoto For iOS Review

iPhoto For iOS Review

It seemed so strange for Apple to only have iPhoto available for desktop and laptop computers, but not have it for their mobile devices. They tried to add some editing capabilities to the Photos app, but that wasn’t nearly enough. Finally, with the release of an iPad with a much better camera, comes a matching […]

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What You Need To Know About The New Apple’s iPad

What You Need To Know About The New Apple’s iPad

Apple announced the newest generation of the iPad on March 7th. This generation is known simply as iPad, not iPad 3 or iPad HD as many have expected. As usual, right after the announcement, the iPad immediately went out of stock as thousands of Apple fans rushed to pre-order the device. However, is this newest […]

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8 iOS Applications to Help You During SXSW

8 iOS Applications to Help You During SXSW

South By Southwest (SXSW) begins March 9th and lasts for much of the week until the 13th of March. SXSW isn’t one conference or event, but a group of events in Austin, TX for the duration of the time. Today, we will take a look at some essential applications you should pack into your iPhone […]

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Clear for iOS: The Future of Simpler Technology

Clear for iOS: The Future of Simpler Technology

Clear for iPhone is a simple application that has one thing on its mind, helping you remember your tasks in an easier and simpler way. This makes the application beautiful ascetically as well as in it’s motive. The Clear application also shows a lot about how technology is becoming less complicating, something we see in […]

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WebMD for iOS: A Useful App For Medical Issues on the Go

WebMD for iOS: A Useful App For Medical Issues on the Go

With healthcare prices the way they are, and with insurance sometimes being difficult to muddle through, managing your healthcare on your own can be a good thing. This is where the WebMD app for iOS comes in handy. The first thing we do these days when we have a symptom is ask our friends for […]

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Travelocity App For iOS Finally Does It All

Travelocity App For iOS Finally Does It All

It seems the travel industry is starting to come into the modern age. They seem to finally be realizing that our lives are conducted online and on the go. It’s been a long wait for an iOS travel app that could do it all, but the Travelocity app was worth the wait. Up until now, […]

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Free WiFi Finder Apps for iOS

Free WiFi Finder Apps for iOS

The more computing becomes a part of our daily life, the more having a WiFi connection becomes a necessity. For me, that’s become a main factor in determining some of the places I go, especially when I travel. Whether I’m working away from home, or just keeping up with my friends and family via email […]

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Best Apps of Macworld 2012

Best Apps of Macworld 2012

Macworld 2012 was held during the last week of January. The conference involved many changes when compared to the previous Macworld conferences. For example, the conference now has a name change, from Macworld to Macworld – iWorld. This shows the conference’s focus will be a lot more on the growing iDevice market. In the beginning, […]

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5 iPhone Apps To Help You Manage and Track Your Expenses

5 iPhone Apps To Help You Manage and Track Your Expenses

If you want to manage your expenses and want to know where you spend your money and how much you spend over the span of a month or a year – check out these below five following applications for iPhone that will help you manage your expenses right from the comforts of your phone.

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Finally, A Full Photo Editing App For iOS Devices

Finally, A Full Photo Editing App For iOS Devices

One of the most anticipated features of iOS 5 was the photo editing capabilities. The edits that are now possible in the Photos app are helpful and in some ways plenty, but there are times when more editing is desired, causing a return to a computer to do a more complete job of editing. Most […]

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Find My iPhone as a Native iOS App

Find My iPhone as a Native iOS App

Find My iPhone now comes as a standard app with iOS 5. It used to be both limiting and complicated, but now it just works along with iCloud, another iOS 5 freebie.

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Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

Apple Textbooks: On Its Way to Revolutionizing Education

The latest brainchild out of the Apple idea factory is textbooks that are published through their iBooks app. While it may seem like Apple is sticking its nose in an area it doesn’t need to be in, the ideas so far, in just the beginning stages of the program, are definitely admirable. It’s easy to […]

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How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

How to Add Photos to Facebook on iPad More Easily

If there’s one thing that bothers me about the Facebook app for iPad, it’s that I can’t add captions onto my photos. I can do that by opening Facebook in Safari, but I can’t add the photos through there, nor can I do batch photos. This means a process of constantly moving back and forth […]

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4 Apps To Make Your Valentine’s Day Special [iOS]

4 Apps To Make Your Valentine’s Day Special [iOS]

Valentine’s Day is one of, if not the, most romantic day on the gregorian calendar. It is the day when you must impress your most loved one with a special dinner or anything that will make them feel special and loved. However, this pressure can be deemed too stressful for us guys out there who […]

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How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

How to Keep Data on iOS Device Private

One of the problems with iOS devices is that they are so universal and can do so many different things that they often aren’t used by just one person. Yet sometimes you have pictures, notes, and websites that you might not want the whole family privy to. That’s where My Secret App comes in handy. […]

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Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

Keeping Your Kids Safe on iOS Devices

If there is one thing more disturbing on the news these days, it’s the amount of trusted adults that are being arrested for sexual offenses on kids. It makes parents lose all sense of how to keep their children safe, when they don’t even know if the child’s teacher, coach, uncle, or neighbor can be […]

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How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

How to Turn Your iPad into a Mac

For many consumers these days, a Mac of any type can be a really difficult purchase to make. Some individuals find the price too difficult to look past. This makes some people feel that there are no alternatives toward getting a Mac, with some refurbished models still considered quite high. However, there is a great […]

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4 Dictionary Apps Every iPhone User Should Know About

4 Dictionary Apps Every iPhone User Should Know About

What do you do when you come across a difficult word when reading news on your iPhone? You can either go online to google the meaning of the word, or check up the physical dictionary for the word. Wouldn’t it be great if there is an app for checking up word(s)? Wait, there are indeed […]

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Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

Performing Search In iOS: What’s Your Alternatives?

With iOS, there are choices when using a search engine. You can either use it from within Safari or another browser, just like you would in Mac OS, or you can use a separate search engine app. Which option you choose depends much on personal preference. There are even several choices for different search engine […]

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Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

There are many location-based applications available on the App Store today for the iPhone. From FourSquare to Gowalla, you have many choices, unique of each other, to choose from. They are great, but there are many times when I know I have a dinner with some friends that night, but forget to check-in. In another […]

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Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Two Apps to Help With Craigslist Search [iPad]

Craigslist is maturing into the premiere way for people to place their classified ads, whether it be to sell merchandise, place a personal ad, or look for a job. There are so many different Craiglist lists out there that it can get a big overwhelming, but a few iPad apps make that entire process much […]

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5 iOS App To Help You Stay Fit and Healthy

5 iOS App To Help You Stay Fit and Healthy

Health is one of the most important things to take care of in life. Having an iPhone can make that process a lot easier as it has some really helpful and useful apps to ensure that you keep yourself healthy in all cases. Whether eating, or going out – these apps will help ensure you […]

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Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

Examining the Memory Hogs of iOS

The worst thing about the iPhone and iPad also happens to be the best thing. They do too much. It’s easy to assimilate them into our lives, and before long they become indispensable. But, soon we have our whole lives on these devices and they become overloaded. How do we manage the memory? I’ve been […]

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Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

The winter holidays are long gone and CES has just left the building, that leaves tech geeks and other individuals alike feeling a bit dull during this time. The winter season still has a little over two months left to bare through. What better way to get through these harsh months than with the help […]

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Amazon Cloud Reader: An Improved Reading Experience For The iPad

Amazon Cloud Reader: An Improved Reading Experience For The iPad

Just in case catching up with your reading wasn’t easy enough on the Kindle apps for iOS and Mac, Amazon has made it even easier. Previously, iOS apps turned the iPhone and iPad into Kindles, and allowed the same reading experience on a Mac. Now they have taken the experience one step further. It’s not […]

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The Best of Apple at CES 2012

The Best of Apple at CES 2012

We all know that Apple itself doesn’t go to CES, or at least not to show off new gadgets, but third party companies are there to show off some of their newest creations in the form of iOS accessories and add-ons. At CES, there were a ton of these ranging from cases to hook ups […]

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5 iPhone Apps to Search for Jobs On The Go

5 iPhone Apps to Search for Jobs On The Go

If you are moving out to a new location, or are just traveling to a new place and want to see if there are any good available job postings in the area, these five apps will help you search for jobs on the go. Check out these below five displayed job search applications for the […]

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Turn Your iPhone or Android Into a Walkie Talkie

Turn Your iPhone or Android Into a Walkie Talkie

Suddenly messaging people just got much easier. The Voxer app turns your iOS device into a walkie talkie, but also allows you to send text messages and pictures like you would with a regular text message. All three can be mixed within a conversation. I wasn’t even looking for such an app, but now having […]

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4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

You may have a DSLR worth over a grand for serious shots, or maybe a digital point and shoot for when you want to take casual photos, but what do you have when you want to take quick photos while on the run? Most of the time, this means pulling out our mobile phone and […]

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Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

Get the News You Want with the Zite App for iOS

One of our local newspapers isn’t even printing a paper anymore on Saturdays. This has to be the direct result of the ability to get the news on a computer or mobile device. The Zite app for iOS helps defeat the newspaper world even more by only delivering the news you want.

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Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

Use Calvetica As An Alternative to iOS Calendar App

The Calendar and Reminders apps in the iOS software definitely work better since the release of iOS 5, but is there something better out there? If you go to the App Store, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices of To Do List apps and Calendar apps. Where do you start? […]

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5 Handy Weather Apps for iPhone Users

5 Handy Weather Apps for iPhone Users

There are many weather applications available for the iPhone, but not all of them are great. Some provide more information and come with more features while others only give you the same old “weather of your location” and the default stuff, which I am sure you can find in your everyday newspaper too. If you […]

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Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Watch Continuous Videos On YouTube With NowBox [iPad]

Ever wish you could just watch YouTube videos continuously without the constant searching in between each find, good or bad? NowBox for iPad makes it all possible. Sure, within YouTube itself you can save your favorite videos to a playlist to watch in a constant stream, but what about videos that are new to you? […]

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Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

The year is finally coming to a close and we are now getting ready to see what 2012 has in store. However, today we will take a look back at the best apps of 2011 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. There have been many popular applications that were released or were a hit this […]

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DataMan Pro Tracks Your Data Usage Realtime [iOS]

DataMan Pro Tracks Your Data Usage Realtime [iOS]

Knowing exactly how much data you are using with your iOS devices is more important than ever. Not only are unlimited data pans harder and harder to come by, but every single thing you do now on a cell phone seems to be sucking up the data. It’s becoming a necessity to know how much […]

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Alfred Takes Guesswork Out of Finding Restaurant to Go

Alfred Takes Guesswork Out of Finding Restaurant to Go

How many times do you have plans to go out to dinner or lunch, but can’t decide where to go? Alfred, what some fans are calling “Pandora for the real world”, helps take the guesswork out of finding new local businesses. This iOS app helps make that decision-making process much easier for you. Just like […]

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7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

7 Free Apps to Listen to the Radio on the iPad

I don’t always want to listen to my own music on the iPad. Many times I simply enjoy listening to the radio. I have an app that I have used for years on the iPhone and now use it as well on the iPad. However, it has become very outdated and wasn’t working as well […]

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Flight Planning Made Easy With Hipmunk App For iOS

Flight Planning Made Easy With Hipmunk App For iOS

I don’t do a massive amount of traveling, but I do travel once or twice a year, usually something that combines fun with visiting family. Booking your own flights online has made great strides since the early days of the Internet where consumers were basically using travel agents’ systems to build their own itineraries. While […]

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Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

When catching up on the news stories missed while sleeping, it can sometimes involve visiting multiple websites or checking our email newsletters. This can make the task time consuming to find reputable news stories to read while enjoying breakfast or commuting to work. However, Flipboard, an application that collects news stories and presents them in […]

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6 Multi-player Games Every iPhone User Must Try

6 Multi-player Games Every iPhone User Must Try

If you are bored of those single player games, why not try out these multi-player games and go head-to-head with either an offline player, or some online one. These six iPhone games are multi-player games that every user must try if they play games on the iPhone and have an active Internet connection.

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Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

Work Remotely On Windows/Mac From Your iOS Devices

This is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. If we can use our iOS devices as remotes for desktop computers, and if we can run desktop computer screens remotely from another computer, why not run  desktop computer screens remotely with an iOS device? Researching it, I found there are many apps claiming to do […]

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Preview Windows Phone 7 On Your iPhone

Preview Windows Phone 7 On Your iPhone

In an effort to poach new customers away from their existing iPhone and Android handsets, Microsoft has released an ingenious new web-based demo of Windows Phone 7.5 Mango which is accessible via the iPhone’s Safari web browser. While it cannot be considered a fully-fledged application or virtualization by any means, Microsoft’s demo does nonetheless offer […]

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Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

In our current economic times, eating out for some individuals is becoming more of a luxury. For this reason, finding deals went from being an added bonus to being a necessity for eating out. Various websites and applications offer great deals and coupons for its users, however, to take advantage of the deals you must […]

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