In my last 2 review posts (unbox here, and main features here), I covered the updated aspects of the powerhouse entertainment and communications handheld device from Apple called the iPod touch. It plays music and video like you would expect from an iPod--but also runs games and many of a myriad of apps designed for iPhone--and now takes pix and records video.
I will eventually get around to checking it out, but if you are into addictive, simple time-killers, Tap Disk looks like it might be a good one. Tap to collect flying disks and collect points and power-ups...Looks fun!
Plenty of apps for making music now on iOS, but check out what a master can do with an iPad. Amazing Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater fame demonstrates his skillz on the app he helped create called MorphWiz. Read on for the full PR effect...
We told you it was coming, and now it's here! A new iOS planetarium and cosmos viewing app called Redshift is now available here. Read on for more info..
"Find selected objects in the sky, identify stars and planets that shine in the real night sky in front of you, perform various amazing 3-D flights and visit the Moon and all planets in our Solar system. Thrilling images present around 500 galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and other Deep Sky objects in large telescope quality. "
Want to create great looking HTML mass e-mailings, then check out MarkdownNote for the iPad...by codingrobots. You can grab it in the app store here, or see some of the other products offered at the vendor's website here...
Really am loving the new iPod touch! In my previous unbox post, went over some of the main design aspects, and now will cover it's new features in more detail, and also in contrast to my current 2G model. The touch has a great 3.5" Retina touchscreen, and if you are also upgrading from a 2G, the first thing you will appreciate about it is the crisp and clear way in which the graphics jump out at you. Apple has outfitted this new iPod with some great enhancements on top of what was already a winning product, but I still have a few grumbles.
Probably have heard me blathering about my Sonos S5 wireless streaming stereo and how awesome it is. Well, what would you say if I told you there is a slick iPhone controller app for it, and now guess what?...There is one for iPad too (which is optimized for iPad's bigger screen)!
I doubt a day has passed that I haven't used my 2G iPod touch (8GB model) to check and respond to e-mail (and/or IM), web surf, play and stream music and video, watch TV, control my blu-ray player and media center PC, play games, explore the universe, learn a language (or try to), and even manage our web servers here at IPLife. The list goes on actually too long for this post, which is only the initial unboxing of a multi-part review on the new 4G. The iPod has proven a powerhouse of mobile capability, and is (IMHO) the premier Apple product of all time, though some would likely argue for the iPad in this category (or the iPhone).
This is one of my favorites for the year (see my mega-review here), and now available in HD for iPad! Stunning graphics in an already superb RTS equals, well...Land Air Sea Warfare HD!
Love to geek out with the astronomy apps, so am looking forward to this one coming to the App Store. Looks like RS brings a lot of the features of both Star Walk and Solar Walk (reviewed here, and here on our blog) to iOS in one app, but has a ton of cool features as well. Read on for more info, and stay tuned for future product announcements!