Life Tracker HD for iPad A great looking app with little substance

LifeTracker HD

Life Tracker HD Rating: Life Tracker HD is a beautiful application for you to track the milestones in your life and your future goals. Included in this is the ability to predict your life expectancy which while nice for me, apparently I have another 40+ years to live, I’m not sure how an octogenarian would feel if they were to try … Read More

Galactica HD New Entertainment App for iPad With Few Options

Galactica HD

Galactica HD Rating: Galactica HD is an entertainment application that is described by the developers as an interactive visualizer. The application allows you to control a never ending stream of particles by touching the screen along with a choice of 6 laid back atmospheric tunes which both stimulates and relaxes the senses at the same time. The application starts in demo … Read More

VLC Media Player for iPad

VLC Media Player iPad

Apple recently relaxed it’s guidelines for iOS developers and since then we have been noticing some really cool apps making their entry into the App Store. Google Voice apps GV Mobile + and GV Connect were recently made available for the iPhone and the C64 emulator which uses the BASIC interpreter was also approved. These type of apps had been rejected by Apple prior to the change in … Read More

ReaddleDocs for iPad adds new PDF reader, FTP/SFTP support

Readdle iPad PDF Reader

The developers of the best document manager app called ReaddleDocs for iPhone and iPad , today announced yet another update for the iPad version. It is always great to see that the developers are committed to make the app even better by offering free updates for everyone who uses their app. Some of the cool new features in version 1.6 are: a … Read More

Splashtop Remote Desktop for iPad

Splashtop Remote Desktop

Splashtop Remote Desktop Rating: If you are a Mac user (and have more than one computer) you will undoubtedly be familiar with Screen Sharing between machines. In a nutshell that is what Splashtop Remote Desktop does. Except in this case it is for connecting your PC to your iPad so you can use your iPad as a remote viewer and controller … Read More

Live Notes for iPad : Audio-Visual Sketch Pad

Live Notes iPad5

Live Notes Rating: Live Notes is a colourful sketch pad, with a refreshing User Interface and a neat twist. Rather like the Live Scribe pen it allows you to take notes and record audio at the same time (There is no relationship between the two companies who make the pen and the app, by the way). So, how does Live Notes … Read More

App Layout : Design Your Dream iPhone App’s User Interface

App Layout

App Layout Rating: App Layout allows anyone to mock up iPhone or iPad User Interface designs on their iPad. You can then save the design as an image and share it with others. Is this something you might be looking for? App Layout has hit the iTunes App Store at a price point which certainly makes it worth investigation. Similar packages … Read More

Calcbot for iPhone and iPad App Review

Calcbot 2

Calcbot Rating: The app store has hundreds of different calculator apps. The specialized calculators such as the graphing calculators, builder’s calculators, and engineering calculators all provide features not found in the native iPhone calculator app. The rest of the apps which seems to be nothing more than different user interfaces for the same basic calculator have always made me question the … Read More

MaxiVista turns Your iPad into a Second PC Monitor

Turning my iPad into a second monitor was one of the first things I did with it. Luckily there are a number of apps of varying quality on the App Store that allow you to do so. I actually wrote my own in the end, because they weren’t quite up to my needs at the time. It was also a … Read More

World of Sand Zen-like Sandbox App for iPad (Review)

World of Sand iPad

World of Sand Rating: Not all apps in the app store have to be about killing, racing or winning, in fact there are many that are just about the experience and that’s what World of Sand attempts to do. World of Sand provides a sandbox in both the literal and actual sense of the world as you are provided with an … Read More

Apple axes iPad and iPhone apps that act like Desktops

myframe iPad

An Australian App Store developer who previously espoused the virtues of Apple’s App Store model in a blog post with the title “Sorry Media, But Apple Isn’t Evil,” is today eating his words. It seems that Apple are carrying out one of their purges of the App Store, but this time it seems that it’s somewhat unusual. Reading between the lines … Read More