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Category Archives: iPhone

Sundance hit Tangerine was shot on iPhone 5s with a $8 app and some accessories

Given the spread of affordable high-quality video cameras in the modern world, there’s probably never been a better time to be an amateur filmmaker. You don’t even need more than a nice smartphone if Tangerine is any indication. The Sundance Film Festival hit was shot completely using an iPhone 5S, the $8 app Filmic Pro, a Steadicam rig, and anamorphic adapter lenses ... Read More »

Set healthy goals with iHydrate

Despite the numerous studies about how drinking more water keeps us focused and energized and does things like help us fight off colds and stave off migraines, most of us fail at drinking the recommended eight glasses of water a day. iHydrate, US$1.99 in the App Store, helps you to get your daily 64 ounces through reminders and goal setting techniques. ... Read More »

designed by many AL13 v3 case for iPhone 6/6 Plus … and a few more cases for you

Design house designed by many has been around for a few years, with some fascinating products for Apple customers. Early on, the company was one of the first to come up with a protective aluminum bumper for the iPhone, and the AL13 bumper is now in its third iteration. In this review, I’ll not only look at the AL13 v3 for iPhone ... Read More »

Be My Eyes is a free app to help the blind “see” through video chat

The iPhone is a wonderful device for the blind and vision impaired. Accessibility options like multitouch VoiceOver, Siri, Speak Screen, Dictation, and Zoom make interacting with iOS possible for these users. Now thanks to a new free app, vision impaired iOS users can use their phones to borrow someone else’s eyes for every day tasks. Be My Eyes connects blind users in need ... Read More »

Spyglass: A full featured nav app for outdoor enthusiasts

Spyglass (U.S. $3.99 on sale) is a really complete GPS toolkit for people spending time outdoors or doing off-road navigation. Features are numerous; among them are a heads-up display, a high quality compass with map overlays, a gyrocompass, speedometer, altimeter, astronomical object finder, a sextant, inclinometer, and angular calculator and more. The app makes use of every sensor in your iOS ... Read More »

Air Camera + lets you stream your iDevice camera to you AppleTV

Here’s something a little different: Air Camera + (US$2.99) is a streaming app that captures the video and audio from your iPhone or iPad and streams it to your AppleTV. Beyond that, the app allows you to add real-time effects like sepia tones or cartoon-type effects. The app supports both the front and rear facing cameras on any iDevice. Air Camera + ... Read More »

Answer: Don’t Be Stupid game impractically expects just that

Answer: Don’t Be Stupid is a game that makes you feel ever so slightly, well, stupid. That’s because it’s based off of simple math problems most of us learned in the first grade. However, when put in this format, it’s not so easy. The objective is to determine if the number on the left is less than, equal to or greater ... Read More »

You can now buy a SIM-free iPhone 6 or 6 Plus in the US

Say you want a brand new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, but you’re worried about getting stuck in another long term relationship with mobile carrier. Previously your only option was purchasing an unlocked iPhone from T-Mobile, but as of today you have options. SIM-free versions of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are finally available. The SIM-free iPhone 6 will set ... Read More »

Stay Focused provides focus stacking on your iPhone

(Image by Muhammad Mahdi Karim CC BY-SA 3.0) Stay Focused (free with in-app purchases) is an interesting app that does a very complex function for photographers called Focus Stacking. You take a series of photos, from 2 to 100, with different focus points selected. Then your photos are sent up to the developer server, and returned to you with all points of ... Read More »

Apple gains smartphone market share; iOS 8 adoption up to 68%

While we’ll all be waiting until January 27 to hear exactly how Apple fared financially in the last calendar quarter of 2014 (Q1 FY 2015), it appears that very strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus led to gains in market share for iOS in a number of countries, much to the detriment of Android and Windows. The ... Read More »

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