Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fantastical for Mac on Sale for 50% Off

Fantastical, the calendar assistant app created by Flexibits, is now on sale for $9.99, 50% off its regular price of $19.99. Fantastical debuted in the Mac App Store in May 2011 and has been a regular in the Top 200 Paid Productivity apps for the Mac recently. Fantastical is a utility that lives in your… Read more »

Moleskine Releases iPad App, Announces Digital Notebook Collaboration with Evernote

Moleskine, the Italian maker of notebooks and related accessories, has released Moleskine Journal for the iPad, a note-taking app featuring virtual notebooks in the company’s iconic style. The app hit the App Store earlier this week and is free to download. Moleskine Journal replaces the universal Moleskine app that debuted in April 2011, which will… Read more »

Quickipedia Offers Streamlined Wikipedia Access on the Mac

Although Wikipedia doesn’t come close to Encyclopaedia Brittanica accuracy and reliability levels, it can still be a good place to start when kicking off research for a school project or to satisfy a need to delve into the traits of fainting goats to break the monotony of work. Of course you can browse Wikipedia freely… Read more »

Facebook Releases New and Improved App (Finally)

Facebook has long been criticized for its slow and clunky iPhone and iPad app with a slew of negative reviews (more than 480,000 1-star and 2-star reviews at the time of this post) in the App Store. It was revealed earlier this summer that Facebook was working on rewriting the app from the ground up,… Read more »

Ultralingua Revamps Dictionary App for iPhone and iPad

Ultralingua, the software maker focused on language reference applications, has released a new app that offers several dictionaries for a number of languages via in-app purchase. The new Ultralingua Dictionary is intended to replace its stand-alone offerings that are still available for purchase, many of which debuted in the early days of the App Store… Read more »

30/30 Gets iCloud Syncing, Multiple Lists, and More

Binary Hammer’s gorgeous timer app, 30/30, received a major update last week that adds several new features. 30/30 first debuted in June and immediately struck me as a well-designed app that can help you document your desired schedule and stay on track to get things done. In response to user feedback Binary Hammer has added… Read more »

Dunkin’ Donuts Mobile Payment App Arrives for iPhone

Dunkin’ Donuts, the restaurant chain focused on coffee and breakfast delights, released an iPhone app yesterday that lets you make purchases using the app at participating stores in the US. The Dunkin’ Donuts app also lets you locate restaurants, browse the menu of food and beverages available, and send gift certificates to others via text… Read more »

College Packing List for iPhone Helps You Get Organized for Life Away from Home

Packing to go away to college can be stressful and fraught with opportunities to forget something that can make surviving your time away from home difficult, particularly when it comes to expensive or unique items that can’t be easily replaced. To help you make sure you’ve got everything you need before you head away to… Read more »

TextbookMe for iPhone Helps You Find Textbooks on the Cheap

The fact that textbooks cost a fortune is right up there with death and taxes as certainties everyone will face in life. I remember getting a good case of sticker shock at the start of every semester at old Big Red as I cruised the campus store in search of the textbooks that would, in… Read more »