Monthly Archives: November 2010

iA Writer sheds flesh for strong bones

Update July 9, 2011: iA Writer now adds Text Expander support, which is the main concern I had in the original review. If you need to write with the virtual keyboard, I have to move iA Writer to the top … Continue reading

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Special iOS 4 edition: Treasures of Montezuma looks plain, plays fun

This should have been posted a week ago Friday, and originally it was, but for some reason a dating entry pulled it. So I’m reposting it today with a special iOS 4 introduction: Should you upgrade to iOS 4.2? Apple … Continue reading

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Gifts HD keeps gifting on track

FYI. After Carol’s and my own disastrous experience with iOS4 on the iPhone (which has effectively rendered them useless except as phones) I am reluctant to download iOS 4 for the iPad until I start seeing some user comments on … Continue reading

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Dot Connect! Thanksgiving missing a dot or two

Thanksgiving is two days away, your mothers-in-law both showed up ahead of schedule to help with Thanksgiving preparations, which means not only will they be getting in your way by telling you the best way to handle your business, they … Continue reading

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Turkey Drop falls in it

Spoiler alert! Turkey drop is a one skill game, and pretty messy at that. The tilt mechanism is a little too slow and the game is fairly gross for holiday fare. This makes it a game for teen boys, who … Continue reading

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Cake-a-doodle doo

Spoiler alert! Cake Doodle is the best of the Thanksgiving apps, and it’s not really even a Thanksgiving app. It’s an Easybake oven for the iPad with Thanksgiving decorations. If it sounds familiar, it’s pretty much exactly like Cookie Doodle … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Crafts both half-apped

Irrelevant update: I just saw a splash head on CNN that said more than half the country isn’t even aware the Republicans took control of the House. I don’t know how reliable the survey is, but this means that those … Continue reading

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