We’ve collected the top five reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in February. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, or Web apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month.
Now would be a good time to explore a part of the AppStorm Network you’ve never seen before! Don’t forget, you can always keep track of the whole network via the AppStorm Dashboard.
Best of iPhone.AppStorm
Although we’re primarily focused on software at AppStorm, it’s important not to overlook some of the amazing hardware and physical accessories available for the iPhone. Today I will be outlining 50 different gadgets and gizmos that can add extra functionality to your iPhone or iPod touch.
Dayta is a unique application to the App Store because it doesn’t focus on tracking just one item. The only limit to what you can track is your imagination. Participants in the test group tracked data such as days absent from smoking, kill to death ratio in Call of Duty and even how many words they have memorised in Japanese.
Chinatown Wars harks back to the olden days of GTA, when top-down gameplay was the norm, the graphics were simple and the game itself was ridiculously good fun. However, the iPhone brings the game bang up to date, with clever integration of the multi-touch screen and a wide variety of missions to complete.
The iPhone offers applications for all sorts of tasks and today we are going to take a look at a few that will help you jot down notes. Since requirements vary, we will cover simple apps that are enough for quickly taking down a song name or a simple list, but also more complex apps that meet specific needs.
There are a number of Google Analytics apps in the app store, but many of them represent only a limited subset of the data provided by Google. In this review, I’ll look at the data provided by Analytics App as well as its interface. I’ll also give a very brief summary of its competition. Here’s a hint: there isn’t much.
Best of Web.AppStorm
By taking a minute to check your computer before heading outside, you can up your game — no matter what your plans are. These ten great recreation web apps will help you find something to do and make the most of it, or make the most of what you already do!
Clicky, however, is a real solution; providing real-time analytics for your site. Real-time tracking could even be considered just the icing on the cake, considering Clicky offers enough additional features and options to make the competition hang their heads in shame. I’ll take a look at Clicky, it’s features and why it’s used by sites like Smashing Magazine and Mashable.
Everyone may have their own plans to make Valentine’s Day special; you may intend to send flowers, cakes, cookies, sweets, hampers, and many more gifts but e-cards have their own uniqueness. There are ample choices to be selected from which are also much easier to send quickly.
We’ve rounded up the top ten free websites to send e-cards this Valentine’s.
While you won’t have the extensive capabilities Photoshop has, this list of the top eight image editing web apps will likely offer more features than necessary for most people in most instances.
Wildfire seeks to change the difficulty involved in launching and running successful social media marketing campaigns, making it easy for almost anyone to jump right in and successfully execute a quality promotion using today’s social media outlets.
I’ll take a look at Wildfire today and see what they’re bringing to the table of marketing.
Best of Mac.AppStorm
Recently, we have seen two more popular apps: 1Password and Wallet, hit version 3. Both Wallet and 1Password also have corresponding iPhone / iPod touch Applications available for download. This review will take an in-depth look at both applications, and hopefully guide you in the right direction for choosing a password manager to lock down your online identity.
Ever wanted to keep your notes together and not create a bunch of text files which would eventually be strewn across your hard drive? Ever wanted more than just the ability to enter text, but also the possibility to include photos or other media in your notes? If that’s the case, take a look at our roundup of some of the most widely used note taking apps for Mac.
Are you stuck in the world of iCal misery, with syncing problems and duplicating events? This is where BusyCal from BusyMac proves to be something of a lifesaver. If you are familiar with iCal, the transition to BusyCal shouldn’t be too difficult.
With iFlicks, you can manage your entire video collection through iTunes. iFlicks imports video files of almost any kind (.avi, .mpeg, .mkv, etc), tags them with all the meta data you could wish for and even converts videos into a different file type – but only if necessary!
This roundup will have a look at 9 different clipboard utilities for OS X that let you manage your clipboard and hold more than one item at a time. Have a read through, and see if you can find a clipboard utility that suits you.
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