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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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iOS 6 101: How to Get Siri Working For You

iOS 6 101: How to Get Siri Working For You

iOS 6 is expected to be available in the fall, but Make Tech Easier will take a look at what the software has in store for the users. The first piece of iOS 6 that we will look at today is Siri. The software presented at WWDC now has many improvements in where it is […]

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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.

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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 […]

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Mireo DON’T PANIC: A Handy GPS Navigation App For iOS And Android

Mireo DON’T PANIC: A Handy GPS Navigation App For iOS And Android

During WWDC, I was very happy to see that iOS 6  was going to come packed with turn by turn directions for maps. This seemed like a great feature to add for individuals not willing to pay a premium for applications on the App Store offering turn by turn directions. However, I was disappoint, like […]

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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 […]

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4 More iOS Apps to Help With the Job Search

4 More iOS Apps to Help With the Job Search

In this current bad economy, one of the hardest things to do is to find a job, any job really. They’re very hard to come by. Many people are working at jobs they’re over-qualified for, just to have something. It used to be that people would check out the want ads in the newspaper to […]

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Songza Is A Better Alternative to Pandora, With Pre-made Playlist Support

Songza Is A Better Alternative to Pandora, With Pre-made Playlist Support

Suppose there was a music app that catered to your individual likes and moods. Sure, Pandora caters to your likes, allowing you to build stations around songs and/or artists you like, but what if you could narrow that scope down even more? The Songza app for iOS allows for just that. It allows you to […]

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Summary Of WWDC 2012: The Future Is Now!

Summary Of WWDC 2012: The Future Is Now!

For all the Apple fans out there, I am sure you have waiting long for the WWDC event to see what big announcements are being made and which products are being launched. For those who have missed the keynote, here is the summary of the update and great features you are going to see in […]

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Syncing iOS Devices Wirelessly Through iTunes

Syncing iOS Devices Wirelessly Through iTunes

One of the best changes to be made in the Apple iOS was the ability to synch devices wirelessly. Previously, to sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, or to initialize it after your first purchase, you would have to plug it in through a USB port which would automatically initiate the sync. Recent changes […]

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Facebook Camera App for iOS Review

Facebook Camera App for iOS Review

Facebook has just increased their visibility in the iOS market. They have had a Facebook app, that has its own share of problems, for awhile. The photo uploading options with this are definitely limited. Recently Facebook acquired the rights to the Instagram service, and many thought they would be moving their photos in that direction, […]

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Complete Guide to Newsstands For iOS

Complete Guide to Newsstands For iOS

I never was an individual who enjoyed subscriptions. The main reason behind this is because when I did carry a subscription to a popular magazine, half of the issues I received weren’t of great interest to me. However, due to the fact I paid a whole year’s subscription in advance, I at least skimmed through. I always wondered what would be a great alternative to having physical, paper subscriptions that ended up half the time in the recycling bin. I found this alternative with Newsstands for iOS. This is the native Apple application that takes magazine and newspaper subscriptions into the digital realm. How does it stack up? Let’s take a look and find out.

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Tinychat For Web Allows You to Chat, Listen to Music And Draw Simultaneously

Tinychat For Web Allows You to Chat, Listen to Music And Draw Simultaneously

While everyone knows about Skyping and Facebook Chat, TinyChat is much lesser known. Just like the other forms of chatting, TinyChat is available across multiple platforms. It’s available both on the web as well as on mobile devices. However, unlike the others, you can do more than chat. You can also listen to music or […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

Learning at a prestigious college is an opportunity possible for very few. From Harvard to Stanford, the admission criteria for most of those colleges prevented many from attending. However, would you ever believe that you could learn from the professors of many of these colleges straight from your Mac and iOS device, as if you […]

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Coco: Voice Messaging For iOS And Android

Coco: Voice Messaging For iOS And Android

A few months back I reviewed the Voxer app. It was an app that worked both on Android as well as iOS mobile devices to message with text, voice, and pictures. It didn’t appear to be an app that was created for iOS, but adapted for it. Yet, it seemed it was the only horse […]

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6 Little Known iPad Secrets

6 Little Known iPad Secrets

There’s nothing more rewarding than finding out new tips or secrets on your favorite device. I’m on my second iPad since last summer, and I’m still finding new tips or tricks. Each time I find one it brings out a raised eyebrow and makes me realize how easy things would be had I known about […]

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Help For Using Gmail in iOS

Help For Using Gmail in iOS

Apple doesn’t always play well with others, and when it comes to the mobile operating system iOS, it can be even worse. Their relationship, or lack thereof, with Adobe and their flash video is well documented. Another entity that doesn’t get along with the system is GMail. It works, but it’s hindered in some ways […]

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Dolphin Browser For iOS Allows You To Use Your Own Gestures

Dolphin Browser For iOS Allows You To Use Your Own Gestures

No matter how many times Apple update the mobile Safari and the Mail app, they’re still boring. There aren’t too many choices for Mail, but there are many alternative browsers to Safari. They all have their one or two extra functions that separate them from one another, but Dolphin Browser seems to have a lot […]

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7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

Many high school students are in the height of the spring school year. With Advanced Placement, SAT, and finals over, the next focus is to get ready for a new lifestyle in university. While high school has prepared students for the college workload, high school can only help so much with getting accustomed to a […]

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Save to Read Later on All Your Devices With Pocket

Save to Read Later on All Your Devices With Pocket

There are many different ways to save web pages in a list to read later. Most browsers, including the ones on iOS devices, include an option for saving articles to read later, Instapaper is an app available on almost any device that does many things aside from saving articles to read later, but it costs […]

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5 Ways To Make Earth Day Year-Round

5 Ways To Make Earth Day Year-Round

Earth Day was on April 22nd this year. For many individuals, it may involve doing earth friendly activities outdoors. For others, it could be a day of acknowledgement for the earth friendly things they may do all year. From recycling to composting, earth friendly activities are become apart of our daily lives. This is even […]

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Solving the WiFi Problem on the New iPad

Solving the WiFi Problem on the New iPad

No matter how great the technology being developed, they can never be bug-free. There’s always something unexpected that goes wrong, causing the manufacturer to have to quickly problem-solve to keep their customers happy. Apple seems to have their share of these types of problems, whether they just have many problems, or whether theirs just become […]

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Guide to a Tech-Savvy Lemonade Stand/Garage Sale

Guide to a Tech-Savvy Lemonade Stand/Garage Sale

When you look back to your childhood, several things may come to mind. One of those fun events may be the classic lemonade stand in your neighborhood. The customer makes their order, you make the lemonade, and the customer gives you the money. However, in today’s modern age, the lemonade stand doesn’t have to be […]

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Is the $40 Pricetag for Omnifocus for iPad Worth It?

Is the $40 Pricetag for Omnifocus for iPad Worth It?

Curiosity finally got the best of me. When I peruse new apps and lists of the “top” or “best” apps, the productivity app, OmniFocus, consistently shows up. I’m a sucker for anything that’s going to make my life and/or work easier. I would always look into it on iTunes, but the $79.99 pricetag for the […]

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Test Windows 8 On Your iPad With Splashtop’s App!

Test Windows 8 On Your iPad With Splashtop’s App!

Conventionally, if you want to test Windows 8 applications, you will have to buy a tablet that runs the operating system. This extra expense is just something that might bother you, especially if you don’t plan to use the tablet heavily. To test a simple app and get it out there on the market, or […]

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The iOS Guide For Mobile News Readers

The iOS Guide For Mobile News Readers

For many of us, our morning routine consists of catching up on the latest developments that occurred while we were asleep. How we obtain our news is evenly split into three ways. We have individuals who catch the news through television, a second group receives the latest developments on your mobile devices, and a third […]

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How to Protect Your New iPad

How to Protect Your New iPad

Unlike laptops, iPads don’t have a ready-made hard case that keep it protected naturally. Laptops close up to make the screen inaccessible to being scratched or broken, and to keep the contents on the hard drive safe. While iPads can do many of the same things as a laptop and can be easier to work […]

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Project-Building Made Easy with Corkulous App [iOS]

Project-Building Made Easy with Corkulous App [iOS]

Apps to help jot down ideas and map out productivity are a dime a dozen. While they all look like they could be of great service to you, they often don’t pan out. Once you download them, you find they are of limited help to you, if any. Finding a Productivity app that can actually […]

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The New PayPal Here For iOS Review

The New PayPal Here For iOS Review

PayPal is the popular online payment service that everyone loves to hate. With the astronomical fees and tight rules, many individuals would love to get away from it. However, with the age of the Internet, online payment services can’t and don’t sprout up as fast as iPhone applications. Many take years to even get noticed, […]

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10 Apps and Accessories For Your New iPad

10 Apps and Accessories For Your New iPad

With your new iPad now feeling more at home among your other gadgets, it’s now time to treat your new iPad to a couple of gifts. First off, what is an iPad without great applications? There are many applications out there that your new iPad is waiting to enjoy and we will outline some of […]

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The Ultimate iPad Buyer Guide

The Ultimate iPad Buyer Guide

If you are in the market to get yourself your very first iPad, you will find that the buying option is not as easy as it should be. From which iPad should I get, which plan should I sign up, to which apps should I install, they are all small, yet important decisions that you […]

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New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

The App Store seems to have a skewed idea of the basic necessities for operating an iPad. They offer a collection of applications that they refer to as the “Apps Starter Kit,” but the apps included are far from necessities. Discussing with potential new iPad owners what they would need to run an iPad, it […]

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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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