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Top office apps

17 Top Office Apps for iPad that Get Things Done

Top office apps
Photo Credit: Chris Dag

Check out the free Clock Weather News app … checking on all three at once will help you save time for other important things. The iPad has revolutionized my mobile office experience. The key to my success was quickly identifying the top office apps for iPad 2 and iPad in a sea of hundreds of thousands of apps. I looked for versatility, compatibility and ease-of-use to select my mobile office apps for iPad.

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Of course, to setup my ultimate mobile office I had to look beyond the Apple App Store and see what accessories would also allow me to be as product as the last three years mobile computing with my laptop.

So things like keyboards, covers, WiFi, card readers and carrying cases come into play when cutting the cord, tossing the laptop out and turning your iPad into one tough mobile office computing power. Basically, you want to go rogue, but you also want to have the tools to succeed. Continue reading 17 Top Office Apps for iPad that Get Things Done

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Foursight app for iOS

Foursight is Next-Gen Chess and Checkers

Foursight app for iOSFoursight launched earlier this year and I’ve finally gotten around to playing it. Betwen Angry Birds and Mooniz, my time has been VERY limited. However, on a family trip down to Bend, OR last week I played a game of chess with my cousin making me realize the amount of dust that has settled on my strategy skills.

I’m much older and therefore wiser, right? Well, that’s what I thought until I heard the words “check mate” about 20 minutes into the game. I didn’t even see it coming. Naturally, I wanted to practice my chess skills and ran past Foursight again in the Apple App Store. Continue reading Foursight is Next-Gen Chess and Checkers

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7 Little Words

Free iPhone Apps for Memorial Day

7 Little WordsMemorial Day is a time for reflection and relaxation so grab yourself an iced tea and check out a few of these free iPhone apps that are sure to entertain.

7 LIttle Words – If you enjoy crossword puzzles, word finds, and anagram games, you’re going to enjoy 7 Little Words. Each bite-size puzzle consists of seven clues, seven mystery words, and 20 letter groups. Find the mystery words by deciphering the clues and combining the letter groups.

Foursight – This next generation of chess and checkers is easy to learn, hard to master and might just me the next ultimate strategy board game. Add in the twist of being able to control half of your opponents scoring pieces and you’ll find yourself addicted in no time.

Talking Tom Cat 2 – My daughter’s favorite app, this cat knows how to entertain. Basically, Tom responds to your touch and repeats everything you say in a funny kitten voice. My daughter goes nuts and loves it.

Fragger – One of my most used iPhone (and iPad) apps, this bad boy allows you to throw grenades to expode all enemies. This app is free for a limited time promotion so get it while you can. There are 310 challenging levels and 10 different worlds so prepare for a lot of fun.

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Apple OS X

Developers Issued Final Build of Next OS X?

Apple OS XAccording to MacStories, Apple seeded a new build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers, which ftesting focuses on previously established aspects of AirPort, Graphics Drivers, Mac App Store, Networking, QuickTime and VPN.

Speculations are hinting toward the updating being available for download for Snow Leopard right before the “new” OS is released to the bulic. We’ll wait and see.

[Source – MacStories]

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Fruit Blast

Fruit Blast Free for First 10,000 Downloads

Fruit BlastThe good people at MEDL Mobile are allowing 10,000 lucky iDevice slinging gamers to “sink their teeth into,” their latest “juicy blast of fruit-shooting action” Fruit Blast for free. See details below. Full review to come.

From the developer:
The minds of MEDL Mobile are thrilled to throw at you their latest fresh-squeezed creation: Fruit Blast!

Fruit Blast is an explosive action app that delivers a smooth blend of juicy graphics, engaging motion control and First-Person-Survival. Continue reading Fruit Blast Free for First 10,000 Downloads

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Instagram Version 1.8 Double-Tapping Goodness Photo App

Courtesy of Instagram.


Instagram, the “fast beautiful photo sharing for your iPhone” app, announced version 1.8 today with several really usable updates for its 4.25 million users. Me being one of them. I’m kind of an addict. No really, I am. And so are my pic friends @runnergirltrain, @jtenn, @yoshi_aloha, @ryanerlandsen, @imapurrson, @katiejea, @moonsent, etc.

The biggest update, dare I say improvement (since Instagram is already pretty sweet), is the double-tap to like function. Literally, just tap twice and a little white heart imprints your fondness of that pic forever. It makes perusing and liking very quick and efficient. Plus, my big fingers miss the old like button sometimes so it’s double-tapping goodness. Continue reading Instagram Version 1.8 Double-Tapping Goodness Photo App

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India Finally Blessed with iPhone 4 via Aircel

Congrats to India for finally getting the iPhone 4 today thanks to Aircel.

Apple’s iPhone 4 hits store shelves in India on Friday, nearly a year after the next-generation version of the popular smartphone was rolled out worldwide.

Mobile phone carrier Aircel will launch the iPhone 4 on May 27 with a new pricing model, allowing customers to recover the upfront cost of the smartphone on select plans over 24 months, the company said in a press release.

Aircel will charge 34,500 rupees for iPhones with a 16 GB capacity and 40,900 rupees for the 32 GB model, it said.

[Source – International Business Times]

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