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DropBox for the iPhone – the new killer app?

DropBox for the iPhone – the new killer app?

DropBox is a file storage program that functions as its name describes,  it’s a place to drop files into a folder (box) that is immediately sharable on the web. Their desktop application (cross platform) which has been around for a while can be thought of as a sharable network drive mapped to your computer, except the network drive is the web.
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Taptu, google for mobile search?

Taptu, google for mobile search?

Taptu, a specialized search engine for mobile phones is an interesting idea that actually makes sense.  As many iPhone users will know, browsing the web with Safari is not always the most pleasant experience with having to zoom in and using cumbersome form controls.   Unless you know which sites are designed for mobile phones, quite often you’ll spend as little time as possible on a site to just obtain that particular piece of information you came for. Continue Reading

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What's the deal with foursquare?

What's the deal with foursquare?

More than just a new game, foursquare is a potential game-changer when it comes to the intersection of digital life with the real world. Foursquare initially comes across as being as innocent as its namesake – a game we called “four corners” in my neck of the woods where you bounce a ball around, eventually moving your way up to being the king of the corners. But some notable people are all abuzz that foursqure has the potential to be bigger than Twitter.

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i.TV – a tv guide, movie finder, and remote control in an iPhone app

i.TV – a tv guide, movie finder, and remote control in an iPhone app

i.TV is a free iPhone application that acts as a TV guide, local movie finder, and even a remote control. Out of all my free apps, I find I use i.TV quite often as I do not receive the listings and always forget what’s on TV.  You just load up the app, provide it with your general location and it pops  in the daily listings. One of my favourite features is the ability to view the listings horizontally like a regular tv guide. Another nice feature is the way it links up to movie listings in theatres nearby. Look at the screen shots below to see how it works. Continue Reading

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AppBox Pro – a swiss army knife for the iPhone?

AppBox Pro – a swiss army knife for the iPhone?

AppBox Pro is an app of mini apps that comes with 18 apps  (plus 3 semi apps). For $0.99 it didn’t take much for me to try this app out.  Here’s a quick list of what you get:

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