• Quick Takes on Five Apps #13

    In this installment I am sticking to nothing but Mac apps — well almost. Check out past [installments here](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/). ### [BaseApp](http://www.getbaseapp.com/) (Mac) ### BaseApp is a great menubar utility for Basecamp users. The app will alert you to any updates on your Basecamp site and show you what happened and in which project. It also […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #12

    This is the twelfth [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five (or so) apps and tell you my thoughts on them. ### [Shine](http://appthat.com/shine/) (iPhone) ### Ryan Gomba was kind enough to send me over a promo code for Shine the other day, it’s a $0.99 weather app for the iPhone. Be […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #11

    This is the eleventh [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five (or so) apps and tell you my thoughts on them. ### A Bunch of Weather Apps (skip if you are tired of this): ### #### [Pocket Weather World](http://www.shiftyjelly.com/products/pocket-weather-world) (iPhone and iPad)#### This app was kindly provided to me from the […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #10

    This is the tenth [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. ### [World War](http://www.storm8.com/games/world-war/) (iPhone) ### This is a game that, from the icon and splash screen, makes you think that you are getting a first person shooter. Then you get into the […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #9

    This is the ninth [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. ### [Atari Greatest Hits](http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ataris-greatest-hits/id422966028?mt=8) (iOS Universal) ### It’s junk. You can download it for free, but then you have to use in-app purchase to buy any of the good games. I bought […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (#8)

    This is the eighth [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. ### [Dealnews](http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dealnews-app/id405566099?mt=8) (iPhone) ### When I first got a Mac I used to visit Dealnews every morning to see what I could afford on the little cash I had at the time. […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (#7)

    I’m back with the latest [installment](http://brooksreview.net/tag/quick/) of the Quick Takes series where I look at five apps. ### [Vimeo](http://d.pr/z6Fq) (iPhone) ### Vimeo already works perfectly on all iOS devices — it is fast and far better than YouTube ((In both quality and speed/playback.)) and is my first choice for web video. The app is snappy […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five (Perhaps, Three) Apps #6

    Thanks for all the great suggestions last week, I will be checking a lot of them out. There also were some great ideas for me to do follow-up on some of these apps and I will try to do that every once and a while. Everyday (iPhone) Everyday is a photo app, but one where […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (No. 5)

    I’m back with the latest installment of the Quick Takes series where I look at five apps. ThinkUp App (free, web-server tool) ThinkUp is a social media insight platform — this may be the most confusing name ever. Basically you can connect certain social media accounts, like Twitter, and ThinkUp will crawl through that data […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (No. 4)

    I’m back with the latest installment of the Quick Takes series where I look at five apps. NHK World TV Live (iOS Universal) I didn’t even know this app existed until the tragedy in Japan. It’s a fantastic little app that streams live news from NHK in Japan, that is both fast and high quality […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (No. 3)

    I’m back with another set of quick takes, check out the past posts here. CalendarBar (Mac OS X) A very handy menubar app that shows you upcoming appointments. I typically don’t like apps like this, but this one is done very well and I really have found it useful to me. I like that it […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps No. Two

    Last week was the first installment of the ‘Quick Takes on Five Apps’ posts that I plan on doing weekly — if you missed that be sure to go take a look at it. Here is the second installment. Thermo (iPhone) Sometimes all you need to know is the temperature outside based on where you […]

    Published
  • Quick Takes on Five Apps

    Welcome to the first installment of quick takes where I look at five apps that I have been playing with, sharing quick raw thoughts on them. NBA Jam (iPhone) This is a classic game that I spent many hours as a kid playing — now it’s out for the iPhone. I was worried about how […]

    Published