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May 27, 2015 • News

Airtable for iOS Makes Spreadsheets Worth Wanting To Do

Airtable is a new productivity app in the App Store that allows you to organize virtually everything you can think of. Launched earlier this year thanks to backing from many investors, one being famous actor and comedian Ashton Kutcher, Airtable is essentially an app to end all of your spreadsheet woes. Many of us use …

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May 26, 2015 • Music Diary, News

AmpliTube 4 Launches on iOS with Major New Features!

IK Multimedia ‘s AmpliTube has been the ultimate guitar amp simulator since it was released several years ago, and it just keeps getting better and better! Now they have announced an entirely new version–AmpliTube 4–featuring a computer-grade DSP system, new microphone options, expanded effect sequencing options, an updated look and more! And it’s a free …

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May 22, 2015 • Gaming, Reviews

G5 Opens the Door to a Hallway of Madness in 9 Clues 2: The Ward on iOS

Early last year I reviewed 9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek for the iPad, enjoying the game so much I achieved nearly all of the achievements and gushed over the puzzles, story, and overall flow. Now G5 and Artifex Mundi are back with 9 Clues 2: The Ward, and it is better than the …

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May 20, 2015 • News

Flips Is a Visual Messaging App You Have to See to Believe

You can never have enough messaging apps. If you’re one of those folks who enjoy staying connected to your friends and you’re looking for an alternative that will work seamlessly, the new app Flips, might just be for you.   Flips is a visually-powered messaging app that lets you picture your words from a flipbook-style …

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May 1, 2015 • News

Tensio’s Apple Watch App Helps Manage Your Blood Pressure

You’ve probably read hundreds of articles about the Apple Watch this week, and the companion apps for them, as there are now over 3000 that are compatible for the popular smartwatch, but the Tensio app for Apple’s wrist wear is in a class all its own; it helps you manage your blood pressure.

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April 28, 2015 • Reviews

The Neo SmartPen N2 Is Great for When You Refuse to Type

For what it’s worth, I’ve always enjoyed writing. So when I had the opportunity to review the Neo Smartpen N2, a digital pen that connects to Evernote, I was excited.

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April 22, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Your Kid Can Bring Wall-E To Life AND Learn At The Same Time With Codie

If you’re a parent that is looking to future proof your kids for a job in programming, Hungarian startup Codie has launched a crowdfund campaign for CODIE, a toy that teaches logical and critical thinking to kids. Geared for kids between the ages of 8 to 12, Codie teaches kids how to code while building …

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April 20, 2015 • News

DataMan’s Data Monitoring App is Apple Watch Ready

With the Apple Watch set to hit the stores in a few days, you’ll be delighted to know that the DataMan app has been updated so you can track your phone’s data instantly on your new Apple Watch.   Now optimized with just the right amount of information, you can see everything about your phone’s data …

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April 19, 2015 • Reviews

Nixplay Edge 13 Inch Digital Cloud Frame Is Picture Perfect

At $249.99 the 13 inch Nixplay Edge Digital Frame is pricey. But for that price you get a gorgeous high-definition display, the ability to pull images from the cloud, send images directly from your mobile device or side load them from an SD card. The frame offers plenty of settings and delivers stunning images. And …

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April 17, 2015 • News

Recon Instruments Now Shipping Jet Smart Glasses

Earlier this week, Canada-based Recon Instruments finally announced the launch of their Jet Smart Glass sports eyewear, after redesigning the device and delays to its release two years ago.   The Recon Jet Glasses are for those athletes that have a thing for funky looking sunglasses, especially now with the fall of Google Glass (although …

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April 13, 2015 • Gaming, News

iOS Exclusive Open-World Survival Game Radiation Island Available on Mac

One of my favorite iOS games of 2015 so far is Radiation Island. It is a first-person open-world survival game with gorgeous graphics, engaging emergent gameplay, and the ability to shape your own course through the adventure. Also a variety of enemies, weapons, locations and hazards, and tools to craft! Now Radiation Island is available …

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April 9, 2015 • Gaming, News, Reviews

Graven: The Purple Moon Prophecy on iOS

Have you ever played a game where you’re told that the world is in imminent danger from untold evil that only you can stop, yet you keep meeting people who task you with collecting berries and wolf skins? Fortunately that isn’t the case with Graven The Purple Moon Prophecy, where you have 7 hours before …

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April 8, 2015 • News

Open Your Garage using Chamberlain’s WiFi SmartPhone Garage Door Opener

Chamberlain, one of the leaders in the garage door market is attempting to tackle the smart home tech market by offering the first Wi-Fi garage door opener in May.

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April 3, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The AmpStrip Is a Comfortable All-Day Monitoring Wearable

I’m not the greatest at keeping tabs on the things I do at the gym, and I’m even worse at tracking my performance. Even on the treadmill, grasping the monitor grips while running full speed is pretty dangerous. Luckily Fitlinxx’s AmpStrip is one of those products that might stop me from injuring myself.

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April 3, 2015 • News

Get Around the World Faster with Travel Companion ‘Eighty’

With Spring now in full bloom, that can only mean one thing — and that’s vacation! Now you can prepare the easiest way possible with the new travel App, Eighty.

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April 3, 2015 • News

The TrackR Bravo Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Again

The TrackR Bravo is not one of those little monkey leashes that you see parents have on their child while at the mall, but it’s something like it.

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April 2, 2015 • News

CubeSensors Are One Activity Monitor You Need in Your Home

One thing that I have trouble with the most is sleep. I tend to never get enough of it, and even when I try to “oversleep” on the weekends, I still feel like groggy. I purchased a Jawbone Up to help monitor my sleep as a result and even though it does a good job, …

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April 2, 2015 • News

Infinit, the Best Way to Transfer Files for Mac, Now for iOS & Android

Infinit was originally an application for your Macbook that allows you to send an unlimited amount of file transfers for free has now launched for Android and iOS devices!

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April 2, 2015 • News

Atmospheir Is the Fastest Way to Communicate on Your iPhone

I’ve been beta testing an upcoming contacts app for smartphones by the name of Atmospheir that is geared towards making your contact book more reliable.

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March 31, 2015 • News

Todoist for iOS Gets an Update

Todoist for iOS today received an update which, among other things, enhances the task management application so it now understand dates within your typed tasks, adds  themes (no more default red color!),  allows for  drag and dropping of tasks and more.

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March 30, 2015 • Gear Bits

Gmail (Finally) Gets One Inbox

Will miracles never cease? Google just announced  their Gmail client now offers a universal inbox experience. Finally! Now instead of flipping between multiple accounts in the native Gmail app, you can click “All Inboxes” and view email from all your Gmail and non-Gmail accounts.

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