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Review: Continuity Keypad

This week, Apple is expected to publicly release OS X Yosemite. This, along with the imminent iOS 8.1, will enable new Continuity and Handoff features between Apple devices. One of the new features is the ability to send and receive phone calls from an iPad or Mac. All of this functionality is handled through an iPhone running iOS 8. During their demo,…

iDisplay: Use your iPad as a second display for your Mac or PC [Review]

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an app called iDisplay. It caught my eye as this app was designed as an affordable way to add a second display to your Mac using your iPad. At first, I was a bit skeptical on how well it would work, and therefore had relatively low expectations. To much surprise, I have found myself using the app on an almost daily…

Initial review of TouchPal’s iOS 8 keyboard

  I was lucky enough to be one of the first few beta testers to try out the TouchPal third-party keyboard for iOS 8. In order to download the beta version of this keyboard, you have to be invited and you also have to be running iOS 8 beta 1 or 2 (preferably beta 2). Note: I am using an iPhone 5s running iOS 8 beta 2. In my first few days…

Marco Polo: A new way to find your iPhone [Review]

  If you’re like me, you tend to forget where you put your phone. Did it fall between couch cushions or did it get thrown in the dirty laundry? You know it’s somewhere in the house, and now with Marco Polo, you can easily find your misplaced phone. Marco Polo is a fairly inexpensive app (US $0.99) that allows you to find your iPhone in a…

Static App Review: A polished stat tracker for your social media accounts

  Social networks are deeply ingrained into the fabric of modern day life. We all use a variety of social platforms for work as well as play and we’re all probably (maybe even secretly) obsessed with keeping track of our number of followers, friends, connections and other metrics across these services. Static for iPhone is an app that aims…