Posts Tagged: Feature

7-Minute Workouts? There Are (Many) Apps for That!

A couple of months ago I read a New York Times article on the 7-Minute Workout and how it appears that even very short (but intense) workouts can be as physically beneficial as longer workouts. The New York Times refers to an article in the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal that… Read more »

Mail Premium Handwritten Cards with ‘Felt Cards’ for iPad

While digital cards are certainly quick and easy to create and send, they don’t quite do it for me when it comes to thanking someone formally or congratulating someone on the birth of a baby. For these events, a physical card printed on heavy cardstock graced with my (not-so-great) handwriting feels most appropriate. But getting… Read more »

‘Clever Lotto’ for iPhone Keeps You on Top of Powerball and Mega Millions

Though the recent record-setting Powerball jackpot of nearly $600 million has been won by some incredibly lucky person in Florida, another jackpot is already building. And if you’re a regular player or you only buy a ticket when the jackpots are big, Formigas’s Clever Lotto for iPhone will keep your numbers straight and alert you… Read more »

‘Lost Photos’ Extracts Pictures from Your Email Inbox

I have tons of photos that were emailed me to me over the years from friends and family and I’ve never done anything constructive with them. Yes, I looked at them when they were first sent to me and ooohed and aaahed accordingly but I inevitably forgot about them and they’ve remained in the picture… Read more »

Get a Free App Each Week Through ‘Starbucks’ for iPhone

Starbucks expanded its “Pick of the Week” program to iOS apps in 2011, offering cards with download codes in its stores for patrons to get paid apps for free. As reported by CNET, Starbucks is now offering the ability to download the Pick of the Week app directly through its Starbucks iPhone app or through… Read more »

Get Your Taxes Done with ‘TurboTax 2012’ for Mac

Last week, I highlighted Intuit’s TurboTax SnapTax for iPhone, a free app you can use to complete your tax returns quickly and easily for those with basic tax filing needs. But if your tax situation is more complex, you’ll want to check out Intuit’s desktop app, TurboTax 2012, for Mac instead. TurboTax 2012 is a… Read more »

File Your Taxes with ‘TurboTax SnapTax’ for iPhone

The deadline for filing income taxes in the US is almost here and if you normally wait until the last minute, you should know that there’s a super easy way to get it all done with just your iPhone and an app: Intuit’s TurboTax SnapTax. SnapTax first debuted in the App Store in time for… Read more »

Tired of Endless Runners? Check Out Verticus, an Endless Faller

Endless runners are about as common in the iPhone and iPad space as third-person, cover-based shooters are in the console world. There’s a lot and most feel derivative. That’s why when Verticus came along, it sorta grabbed me. It’s an endless runner, except instead of running you’re playing a character who’s falling. That doesn’t sound… Read more »

‘Gift Plan’ for iPhone Keeps Your Present Ideas in Order

The holiday shopping season is now in full force and if you’re buying a lot of gifts for a lot of different people, you can get help keeping track of everything with Gift Plan by Glasshouse Apps. Gift Plan is an app that will let you track all of your important occasions and holidays and… Read more »