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Microsoft Office for iPad apps

 Many people have been looking for Microsoft Office apps on the iPad for sometime now.  A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft finally released it.

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5 Tips for Better Passwords

Peter Cohen has written this article on iMore about how to provide better security though your passwords.   Continue reading »

How to Plan a Mobile App Project

Matt Blair posted this article on nten.org. He has worked on more than a dozen apps for iOS.  This article covers insights he has gained over the last few years.   Continue reading »

SaveDrives – Car Dashboard Video Camera

MADE IN AMERICA Cupertino, California – Drivers who want to help reduce potential damage to their health and finances in the event of an accident, should download the innovative new no-cost app SaveDrivesCar Dashboard Video Camera & Help In Auto Accident from SellanApp.   Continue reading »

Packing Pro

 Packing Pro, a travel app for the iPhone, iPad & iPod touch by QuinnScape, is celebrating its 5th anniversary on the App Store. Originally based on the Packing (+TO DO!) app, which was released six months earlier, these apps were two of the first few thousand apps on the App Store, compared to the over one million that are currently there today.  Continue reading »

A Video Game that blends Action with Personal Debt Reduction

 A Video Game that blends Action with Personal Debt Reduction My Mountain of Debt is an innovative iOS app that helps consumers view and reduce their personal financial debts. The goal of My Mountain of Debt is to make paying off debt visual and fun so users will be more likely to stick to their debt reduction efforts. The need for such a service is considerable, with 2012 data reporting average household credit card debt of $15,328, and an average student loan balance of $34,703.

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FmPro Migrator 7.12 Adds FileMaker 13 Table Consolidation Automation

 FmPro Migrator 7.12 Adds FileMaker 13 Table Consolidation Automation FmPro Migrator Developer Edition 7.12 now has support for FileMaker Pro Advanced 13 table consolidation projects using AppleScript GUI automation. This release supports FileMaker Pro Advanced 11, FileMaker Pro Advanced 12 and FileMaker Pro Advanced 13 running on MacOS X 10.6 – 10.9.

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Tech & Science Expert Refutes Notion that Google Flu is a ‘Failure’

fluIn 2009, Google announced that they suspected they could “accurately estimate the current level of weekly influenza activity in each region of the United States, with a reporting lag of about one day.” By tracking search engine behavior, the company hoped it could predict flu outbreaks even faster than the CDC.

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Spense, Expense Tracker for iPhone, Adds Notes and Photos to Spense Plus

 Spense, Expense Tracker for iPhone, Adds Notes and Photos to Spense Plus Here comes Spense 1.2, an update to a popular financial app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Spense is an easy, quick, and simple way to keep a journal of your day-to-day spending. Set a spending target and a repeat cycle, and each transaction you enter is immediately deducted from your balance.

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Whetstone Releases Complete Redesign of DayMap for Mac and iPhone

 Whetstone Releases Complete Redesign of DayMap for Mac and iPhone DayMap 1.8 for Mac and 1.4 for iPhone has a completely redesigned User Interface, allowing for a larger workspace. Full screen mode for the Project Outliner and Weekly/Monthly Scheduler, multiple keyboard shortcuts and contextual menu have also been added.

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IDG: Climate Change: How Tech Can Help

highlights Technology is usually the first to be blamed for climate change, but could the industry turn its reputation from red to Green? This week we look at whether technology could actually provide a solution to global warming, with a new report from Greenpeace on the greenest global tech companies, and an investigation into differing views on Green IT. What do you think? Is technology the cause or the solution to climate change?

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Optimize Your Wi-Fi Network with OS X

This article is from The Next Web.  In it “Boris” talks about a feature that was introduced in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 and continues being available in Mavericks OS X 10.9.  Continue reading »

Cocktail 7.4 (Mavericks Edition)

MADE IN AMERICA Maintain has released Cocktail 7.4 (Mavericks Edition), the latest maintenance update of Cocktail for users running OS X Mavericks 10.9.Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. Continue reading »

Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids

 Harry and Lulu: YTMS Guided Read-Aloud Book Shows How to Read to Kids You TELL Me Stories has released Harry and Lulu 1.0, the fifth illustrated book app for iPad in the You TELL Me Stories Library. Designed to help parents learn and practice the most effective way to read to children, Harry and Lulu features WordWinks-questions, comments, and paraphrased vocabulary embedded in red within the text. While reading Harry and Lulu to their child, parents pause when they encounter red colored text, and read the question or comment in the more conversational tone of a parent rather than a narrator. Validated by educational researchers, the QC technique makes kids active participants in the reading process: enhancing listening, thinking, and talking skills.

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Easter fun for young and old

News About Dropbox Many of you have children, many have grand children — here’s a fun lineup of books from the Dover collection that can keep the little folks occupied for quite a while. Have fun, and Happy Easter …

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