• Quick Takes on Five Apps #13

    In this installment I am sticking to nothing but Mac apps — well almost. Check out past installments here. BaseApp (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 serves as […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #12

    This is the twelfth installment of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five (or so) apps and tell you my thoughts on them. 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 sure to […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #11

    This is the eleventh installment 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 (iPhone and iPad) This app was kindly provided to me from the developer. I don’t […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #10

    This is the tenth installment of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. 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 actual game […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps #9

    This is the ninth installment of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. Atari Greatest Hits (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 Asteroids because […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (#8)

    This is the eighth installment of the Quick Takes series, where I look at five apps and tell you my thoughts on them. Dealnews (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. In recent […]

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  • Quick Takes on Five Apps (#7)

    I’m back with the latest installment of the Quick Takes series where I look at five apps. Vimeo (iPhone) Vimeo already works perfectly on all iOS devices — it is fast and far better than YouTube1 and is my first choice for web video. The app is snappy and is very nice, but one huge […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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