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myGuardianAngel App - Never Face Trouble Alone Again

myGuardianAngel App - Never Face Trouble Alone Again

 

The new myGuardianAngel iPhone App from DS Apps LLC gives a person the assurance that they won’t have to face trouble alone and neither will their loved ones by giving a person the ability, with the push of ONE button, to send an emergency alert to several contacts, capture video evidence, be tracked by GPS and through streaming audio from the phone update ALL emergency contacts as to exactly what the situation is and what type of help is needed.

Another great feature of the app is the ability to call 911 with the push of one button while simultaneously sending a message to each emergency contact stating that 911 was just called along with the location of the event.


Protect your files with FileSafe - Double Password Folder

Protect your files with FileSafe - Double Password Folder

Want to protect files on your iPhone?

Download FileSafe - Double Password Folder


Life in the nüüd. Lifeproof introduces the first heavy-duty, waterproof iPad case.

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After months of anticipation and rumored development, Lifeproof, (arguably one of the best protective case manufacturers for iDevices) has produced, and now released, their version of the award-winning Lifeproof case, for the iPad 2 and 3rd generation models.

 

Called the “nüüd”, this new, completely submersible iPad case is a revolution of design and functionality. This cleverly designed case provides a high level of defense for our precious iPads, unlike anything else on the market.



The Flex Kit just may be the most versatile iPad case around!

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TinyLightbulbs.com is a ingenious young company that specializes in bringing independently funded and crowd funded projects to greater public awareness. Recently they turned me on to a product called The Flex Kit. Here is a case solution that stands out from a very crowded field of iPad cases. Uzibull has created a versatile and unique product, a protective and functional line of accessories for the iPad that is The Flex Kit.



Review: SmyleSafe: Web Filtering Software

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The Internet can be an amazing resource of learning, information and knowledge. Ok, and let’s be honest, of time-wasting cute cat videos and heart-wrenching crawling across the finish line of an Ironman YouTube epics and blogs. But, like life, not everything on the Internet is cool, safe or appropriate for kids. Some of it is actually dangerous and harmful to their safety and well-being.  Since it’s nearly impossible to block kids from going online these days, what can you do to make sure that they are safe and you can monitor (hey, you are a parent) their activities (to a non-intrusive Moooooom or Daaadddd degree, of course) while they’re on the media phone.



Device Tracker for iPhone & iPad ( Track and Locate your device on the Web )

Device Tracker for iPhone & iPad ( Track and Locate your device on the Web )

 

Device Tracker for iPhone & iPad ( Track and Locate your device on the Web )


What's Next? You Ain't Seen Nuthin' Yet... [on the evolution of Apple]

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With all the chatter in the blogosphere, about new products soon to be released, and patent battles being fought on all fronts in the courts of law, I think it's important to keep in mind the old expression: "You ain't seen nuthin' yet!" Truly, hasn't this week been a great example of that.
 
With the court cases bringing out details Apple would just as likely have preferred to keep private, we have been granted a rare insight into the evolution of products in the Apple iDevice chain, as well as having been given glimpses into what Apple had in mind, in prototype form, two years ago.
 
That said, can you imagine what Cupertino has in store for us in say, 5 years? That's not that long. Think about it. Within 5 years, devices and functions that are now, only in prototype/patent form, may very well be seeing the light of day. It's not for nothing that Johny Ive says that the products Apple is working on now, are some of the best, most exciting products Apple has ever invented!



Cross-Platform MobiForms Mobile Development Tool Now Supports iPhone and iPad Bar Code Scanning

 

The latest version of the innovative cross-platform mobile development tool MobiForms 6.04 now offers support for Apple iOS camera bar code reader integration with one simple scan command. MobiForms is now integrated with a range of multi-format 1D and 2D bar code image processing libraries. MobiForms now supports most bar code formats including UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, RSS-14 and QR Codes. This feature is ideal for adding bar code scanning to logistics, field service and consumer mobile apps.

 


iPad3 GIVEAWAY from myGuardianAngel App

iPad3 GIVEAWAY from myGuardianAngel App

The myGuardianAngel iPhone app is giving away an iPad3 simply for helping them spread the word about their new iPhone app dedicated to helping people to never have to face trouble alone again.


Weekly App Review - Utility Roundup and Chrome Shakedown!

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Was able to check out 3 new handy utilities this week, and the new so-called Chrome for iOS browser, which is the Safari engine in a Chrome-like wrapper with a few added features that help if you are already drinking the Goog kool-aid. I have come to rely heavily on Safari, and IMO, Chrome mobile did not impress at all. About the only thing I liked was being able to get to my bookmarks, but it performed too chaotically to be useful. Also in this post, I cover some handy lightweight remote control apps (PC HUD and OFF) that let you monitor, stop or restart a PC or Mac from your iDevice, and a really decent calc/notepad app (CalcTape) for running accounting tallies and similar number-crunching tasks. As a bonus, I'll round up 3 of my fav free utilities at the end! Perfect end to a review roundup...



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