As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day — recently topping 775,000 — we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our Weekly Scoop, you can have the best for free! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest apps free or at a discount for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App Report, AppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.
March Madness, otherwise known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament, has spawned a number of useful apps, including:
If you’re in the market for a bag to carry your decked out iPad tablet, you may find the right mix of qualities in Booq's Boa Courier 10 ($99.95) messenger bag.
Walmart's iPhone app, simply called Walmart (free), has a great feature allowing shoppers to use their phones to scan barcodes of the products they’re purchasing. The app totals the cost and lets you quickly check out via the self-checkout lane. The app provides both an electronic and paper receipt.
The Adventure-Proof series examines and reviews the best in rugged iOS gear, apps, and accessories to help iDevice users enjoy outdoor adventures with their mobile tech safely in tow.
The iPhone 5 Armor Series Case ($99.95) certainly lives up to its slogan, as "The Toughest Case Ever Built." This new OtterBox case is waterproof, dust proof, drop proof, and crush proof (as the video below clearly demonstrates), and is emerging as arguably the best protective iPhone case on the market.
Having the right tools is crucial in any business. Whether you work in an office, a restaurant, or from home, it’s important to find ways to be as efficient as possible.
Recently, I was grabbing a bite to eat at my favorite sushi place and watched as the chefs prepared the rolls. I could hear the swish and chop of blades as they cut ingredients for my dragon roll with incredible precision. Before I knew it, they presented me with a remarkable looking Japanese dragon made of fresh Tuna, rice, and other ingredients. The chefs couldn’t have done it without the right tools – sharp knives and high-quality cutting boards.
Ok, guys, show of hands: Who here never gets stressed out? You didn’t raise your hand, did you? Everyone gets stressed out sometimes, so I thought I’d go digging for a few really nice stress relief apps.
I know what you’re thinking. And yes, there are nature sounds, yes there are guided meditation and breathing apps, but there’s also one that lets you smash things to pieces without making a mess or getting in trouble with your wife.
Take a deep breath. Let’s dig in.
This post is intended for readers with advanced technical knowledge.
This article explains how you can mirror and show Web-based Flash videos on external displays connected to your iDevice. In order to answer the questions of several people at MacRumors (original thread), I've decided to thoroughly test the external monitor/Apple TV mirroring/playback capabilities of the currently available Flash browsers.
I’ve never used a smart watch, so naturally it’s been hard for me to get psyched about the rumored Apple iWatch. I've had a hard time imagining how it would be useful to me. However, after reading AppleInsider's favorable review of the Pebble watch, which is now on the market and is iPhone compatible, I’m beginning to see how convenient a gadget like this could be.
I want to point you to a couple of extremely useful tips I read on Macworld yesterday.
Improving Your Autocorrect Experience
My first tip comes from Macworld’s article, "How to make iOS autocorrect work for you." It begins with the basics, telling you how to accept or reject the autocorrect and autocomplete suggestions that pop up as you type on your iPhone or iPad. If you type a space, punctuation, or carriage return, you'll automatically invoke the suggestion. If you tap anywhere on the bubble, it goes away.