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iAudition VoiceRecorder App Review


iAudition is an application designed for recording using the iphone, ipod, or ipad.

Aeronauts: Quake In The Sky App Review


Battle games have always been a favorite for many.  So, it only made sense for Aeronauts: Quake In The Sky to become a contender.  This is due to the extreme movement involved along with the difficult goal of defeating the enemy in the sky.  That’s right; you are a weightless firefighting war plane that is attacking the sky with raging bullets and a quick reflex dodging oncoming fire from many enemy planes.  In fact, it’s all up to your plane since you are the only one fighting the enemy.  Luckily; there are some tricks that can be used to finally win!

Snugg iPad Case Review


The most important part of caring for your iPad is a good case.  By adding a case to your device, adds the assurance of protection against all the elements of life.  Snugg has extremely nice idevice cases and accessories.  They have very protective and attractive iphone and ipad cases that I use very often.  They also sale accessories for about any type of tablets or kindles you may need.  If you need an accessory for one of these devices I would visit their site www.thesnugg.com.

AT&T and Sprint set new records with iPhone 4S launch


The iPhone 4S juggernaut continues. Not only did Apple sell a record 4 million iPHones the first weekend, but also AT&T announced today that they've had over 1 million iPhone 4S activations since last Friday — their most successful launch ever.

The old days are back...sort of!


Many years ago, when I was a wedding photographer, I used a Hasselblad. I loved the 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 square format. Although many iPhone apps allow you to create a square image, I finally found one that does exactly what I want it to do. As the developer puts it, "If you find other camera apps over-fussy (and their photographs annoyingly oblong) then 6x6 is the app for you." It allows you to create color or black & white pictures. You shoot like you were using the old Hasselblads. It's like going home again. Gotta go...I'm taking pictures with the 6x6 app.

Set Up Your New iPhone 4S: a Walk-through and Siri Demo


If you're one of the lucky ones getting a new iPhone 4S, AppleInsider has posted a setup guide. The article walks you through the setup process, including screen shots. The process is different from how it worked in the past because with iOS 5 you no longer need to connect to your desktop computer and have the iTunes software installed. The article begins with an unboxing, then shows the steps of setup, and then walks you through the iCloud options.

The iPhone 4S: An Analysis


Apple released the latest addition to its stellar iPhone lineup, the iPhone 4S, on October 14, and it has proved an instant hit. Despite a few misgivings regarding the phone’s lack of improvements over its predecessor, the iPhone 4, sales have been anything but lethargic. The 4S set a new record when 4 million units were purchased in the first three days the device was available to the public.

Review: Last Temple by Gamelab


Last Temple is one of those matching games where you must drag your finger across three or more adjacent tiles of the same type to clear them.  It’s actually a pretty solid implementation of such game play, and the challenges are certainly quite a challenge.  However, Last Temple doesn’t really bring anything new to the genre.  I remember having lots of fun playing a similar game called Azkend, and I just don’t get the same sense of addiction from Last Temple as I did from that game.  If you love this type of game play (or are new to it) then Last Temple is a decent choice, but if this sub-genre of matching games has kind of warn on you, it might be better if you waited for Azkend 2.

Ballistic Sport Rugged Case Review


Are you looking for a durable clip-on case for your new iPhone 4S? There are plenty of choices that exist already, thanks to the fact that the new iPhone's dimensions are the same as the original iPhone 4. One of the more recent cases to hit the market is Ballistic's Sport Rugged Universal Smartphone Pouch. How does it stack up to the competition? Read on to find out.

iPhone Life Show Recording


Live episode will stream tonight at 5pm (central).

In the meantime you can watch last weeks show...


We just wrapped up our first ever live show. Due to a technical glitch many viewers were not able to watch. Have no fear the recording is here! See you guys same time next week (glitch is worked out so viewing should be smooth!)

In this show our iPhone Life video team discussed iPhone 4S, Siri, Blackberry and much more. Check it out:



RAT STAND for iPad Review


The RAT stand is a telescopic, no knobs, or small pieces to lose type stand.  It can be used for many different occassions or activities. It works for both the ipad versions.  This is one of the most versatile stands on the market today.   I have been amazed at just how many different occassions I have been able to use the stand.  Though it has many different uses being a teacher I can use this stand daily at school.

Live Weekly Show Premiering Tuesday!


Click here to watch a recording of this week's show

We are excited to announce the launch of our weekly live video show!

Every Tuesday from 5 PM to 5:30ish (central) we will host a live webcast from iPhone Life Headquarters. We will recap the latest Apple news, review apps and gear, and more! There will also be an opportunity to ask questions during the show. Join us at iphonelife.com/liveshow starting at 5.

iPhone 4S: Will It Blend?

The Blendtec Total Blender takes on the iPhone 4S and Siri. "You're making a terrible mistake," says Siri. Enjoy :-)



Economizer – A Super Simple App to Help You Budget on a Daily Basis


Every day when you purchase that cup of coffee or lunch or whatever it is, we subconsciously think to ourselves “can I afford this?” With the Economizer app, this will cut out the guessing game & makes it much easier for you to know.

iOS 5 secrets: a trove of tips for the iPhone and iPad


iOS 5 has a lot of cool features, and TidBITS has a great article walking you through some of the useful features that you may have missed. Some are for both the iPhone and iPad, while others are just for one device or the other. Regarding features common to both devices, the TidBITS article covers the new Shortcuts feature, the ability to sync wirelessly without being plugged into a power outlet, using Airplay to mirror the screen of your device on an HDTV, and an explanation of how to change the order of apps in Notification Center.

What I played this week: Jelly Defense!


Definitely not another typical tower defense game, Jelly Defense is unique in both design and concept. The graphics are incredibly well conceived, bright and colorful. The sound is similarly intoxicating, but in a weird yet compelling way. I can't remember playing a TD game with this much flare. Enough with the colorful adjectives, and on to the review.

WINNERS: iPhone Life's Weekly Weekend Giveaway 10/17


Thanks to everyone who entered the iPhone Life Weekend Giveaway this week. We have selected the winners of this weekend's Giveaway. We gave away 22 apps!

Bracketron Universal Window Mount


If you have an iPhone you have a built in GPS.  Why not use this application right at your fingertips.  there are many different applications available in the app store that do a great job turning the iphone into a GPS.  Even if you don't need a GPS you need a way to hold your iphone while you drive.  It makes using the iphone very simple.  The Brachetron Universal window mount featuring Grip-it is the only mount I have found that will hold the iphone securely inside an Otterbox case.  Many companies make great mounts for the iphone but they can't be used with a case.  Hello, how many users like to walk aroun

Textastic Code Editor for iPad Review


I have written a fair amount of code in my time. When the iPad first came on the scene, one of the first apps I used was a text editor. I didn't use it for long. Years of physical keyboard use made using the on-screen keyboard a pain to type for more than five minutes. Most of all, I missed the lightning navigation of Emacs, Vi or even TextMate. But I haven't given up the search. Did Textastic give me hope in using the iPad for long stretches of code writing, or did it sink my expectations deeper into the abyss of no-can-do? Read on to find out.

So let me answer the big question first. Will Textastic on the iPad replace your favorite laptop-centric text editor? Not quite, although it has made great strides toward having that day happen sooner than later.

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