Monthly Archives: March 2011

Decks another not ready for prime time player

Spoiler alert! Decks is one of those free apps designed to enhance your online shopping experience. You choose the product list; Decks keeps you up-to-date. There is a small catch. There aren’t very many products you can track. Maybe if … Continue reading

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AppAdvice pitches as often as advises

iPad readers will notice the new interface. This was introduced by WordPress for tablets and shouldn’t change the way the blog looks on your computer’s browser. I can either turn it on or off, and the customizing features aren’t as … Continue reading

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4 Elements delivers flash flood of fun

Spoiler alert! 4 elements raises the stakes for match three games, adding spot the difference and hidden object puzzles—not to mention adding new strategy challenges at every level. If you like these games (and I’m hooked) this is a best … Continue reading

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Exodus International doesn’t exit gracefully

Spoiler alert! Do you really think I’m going to rate this app? First of all, it isn’t available—at least not unless Apple buckles to the religious right as quickly as they buckled to the left. Secondly, if I rate it … Continue reading

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AppStart slow starter

Spoiler alert! AppStart is a decent app for brand new iPad users who feel like dummies, which is half the market for the iPad. It’s cheap enough to be a nice pacifier, but if you already know how to search … Continue reading

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Cut the Rope leaves you tied in knots

Spoiler alert! Best buy. No kidding. Cut The Rope is one of the most challenging games I’ve played without being totally stumped. You can blow right through it if you want, but it’s best enjoyed the way you enjoy a … Continue reading

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Google Mobile App and Google apps: Baby steps but no leap

Spoiler alert! One of the big drawbacks to the iPad in the past was the fact that Google apps weren’t supported on iPad browsers. The release of Google Mobile App changed that. It’s still a work in progress, but users … Continue reading

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