Category Archives: Utilities

Widget style apps that perform one or two specific tasks.

PS Touch brings Photoshop to iPad

Spoiler alert! It's Photoshop. Even a stripped down tablet version will still be one of the slickest apps in the App Store. And at 10 percent of the original Photoshop price ($10), it's a steal. It can only get better. … Continue reading

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Layout shows off your photos

Spoiler alert! Layout allows you to create a custom photo spread from your family album or favorite downloaded photos. You can create an art project or even a narrative of family events. It's about as easy to use as I've … Continue reading

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eBay for iPad = ieBay?

Spoiler alert! Cooler than eBay on a browser. Four stars. There’s a lot of initials in eBay for iPad. Is is iPad before eBay (iPad version), or eBay before iPad? Technically eBay came first but without the iPad there would … Continue reading

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Pocket: half full or half empty, same difference

Spoiler alert! Pocket allows you to save web pages and read them offline later. So do most web browsers, but Pocket allows you to view them from your iPhone, Mac and iPad. So does Safari if you synch links through … Continue reading

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iPad’s Remote rocks

Spoiler alert! If you have an Apple TV, Remote is about the best app you can have on your iPad. Five stars. First of all, I love my Apple TV. It cost us $100, and we can stream Netfix and … Continue reading

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Tweetbot not only twitters, it hums

Spoiler alert! Tweetbot promises to enhance your tweeting experience. I’m not sure that’s possible, but it’s better than the free iPad app. Four stars I never saw the point of Twitter. I make it a point to hold onto some … Continue reading

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Vera Wang Weddings promotes stylish nuptials

Spoiler alert! Vera Wang on Weddings offers young brides a glamorous wedding planner with style previews, inspiration and even a schedule of planning highlights. This app has a very limited audience, young women with enough money to afford this kind … Continue reading

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