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FRAMED:  Change the Sequence of Comic Panels and Change the Outcome

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App Reviews

Mailbox Review: Clever, Intuitive Mail App That’s Great If You Only Use Gmail


When the Mailbox app hit the App Store earlier this Spring, the tech blogs exploded with joy. Here was mail done cleanly, intuitively, sleekly, better. Of course, there was the two-week wait initially to actually use the app, as the Mailbox team only slowly rolled out their server load. That situation has changed recently. Mailbox team…(Read the full article)

Haze Review: Beautiful Weather App Places Form Over Function


Last week, it seemed like all the tech website “in the know” were raving about Haze, the new minimalist iPhone app that beautifully displays current and trending weather conditions. So, of course, I had to check it out for myself. What I found was, indeed, a beautiful app, albeit one that prefers to emphasize form even at…(Read the full article)

Fantastical Review: Apple, Please Make this app the Default Calendar app on the iPhone


Calendar apps are aplenty in the App Store and depending upon your taste any one of them may be better than the stock Calendar app. I’ve never found one that ultimately dethroned the built-in convenience of the stock app; but now that I’ve tried Fantastical for iPhone, my days with the stock app are over….(Read the full article)

It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Review: Good Grief! A Kid’s Book With IAP


I was delighted when I saw that Loud Crow Interactive had released It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, their second interactive Peanuts storybook. Their first effort, A Charlie Brown Christmas, was a fun and memorable storybook that my kids and I loved. Unfortunately, on many levels, It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown is a solid…(Read the full article)

Bento 4 for iPad Review: Neatly Packaged Suite Of Database Tools for Keeping Track of Everything in Life


Need a convenient, ready-made, customizable database for your iPad to track everything from movies to recipes to car maintenance? Bento 4 wants to be you go-to app. And in large part, it succeeds. Bento 4 is a great app for personal and home use, though it has some limitations I confess that I have never…(Read the full article)

Solar: Weather Review: There will Never be a more Elegant way to check the Weather


A lot of times when we talk about iPhone apps, the focus is on the depth of the features and how MUCH it can do. Who would have imagined that we’d be using our phones to set up detailed budgets, play console-quality games, or shoot and edit respectable video projects? All of that stuff happens…(Read the full article)

Checkmark Review: Replace Your iPhone Reminders app with this one


When iOS 5 came out, there were a lot of features that we couldn’t have been happier to see come to our devices, Reminders being one of them. With a built-in application that allowed us to set a notification based on time or location, we thought we might finally have the best solution from the…(Read the full article)

Voice Assistant Review: A Wonderful Speech-to-Text app that makes your Life a Little Bit Easier


Smartphones are supposed to make your life easier, and I’m quite thankful for the fact that we live in a day and age where I can simply find a destination by searching for it on my phone. We’re talking about what would be considered some real space age technology 20 years ago here. One such…(Read the full article)

Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe Review: A Fresh Look at the Cosmos


Armchair astronomers all over have already expressed an interest in the App Store and it’s wealth of stargazing apps. But Brian Cox of the BBC thought he could deliver an even more engaging way to explore the cosmos on an iOS device–and thus we have the Wonders of the Universe. Words will probably fall short…(Read the full article)

Notability Review: An Excellent Note-Taking, PDF Annotation Tool


Let’s be honest, taking notes probably wasn’t one of the possible uses that got 
you most excited about getting that new iPad. It’s easy for productivity apps like
 Notability to become overshadowed by all the great gaming, photography, music,
 and entertainment apps that litter the App Store… But some of us are interested
 in taking…(Read the full article)

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