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Review: Vest — Your Stock Investment Companion

If you have stocks, you’ll more than likely want to keep an eye on your portfolio in order to ensure your investment is increasing rather than depreciating in value. Vest, a new app from Montreal-based Fasterre, is one that aims to crunch all the numbers for you to make it easier to monitor your own stocks and positions as well as keep tabs on…

Kodak sues Apple over image sharing technology

Breaking news folks! Apple managed to go a whole day without a lawsuit yesterday, however normal service has promptly been resumed. Eastman Kodak Company (who from now on shall be referred to as Kodak) is tipped by analysts to report a fourth straight annual net loss on January 26th. They haven’t had the best of years to be quite honest. The company…

Chicks ‘n Clicks: What’s In My Bag

In an effort to minimize the number of things I have on my person, I’ve been trying to carry a much smaller purse with me when I go out. I’m convinced that app developers heard about my new lifestyle and are putting out apps that help me lessen the load I carry. Thank you! There are a number of apps that can replace something in your purse or wallet – which…

DataMan for iPad gives 3G data usage alerts

If you have a 3G iPad or iPad 2 you may, once in a while, go over your data allowance. We know, every once in a while you may get caught in an area with no WiFi and you really want to watch that Justin Bieber music video on YouTube, or download the latest Angry Birds update. Do this often enough, and you could get charged by your carrier for going over you…

New Year, New You – the App Store’s picks to improve life

We’re now approaching that time of year again, where everyone makes non-specific resolutions that they won’t keep past Easter. But we all like to try anyway. In the App Store’s featured carousel you’ll notice there’s now a section called “New Year, New You”. In this section is a list of apps to help improve your health, wealth and vitality. It’s broken down…

Deposit checks to PayPal via iPhone, coming soon

At TechCrunch’s Disrupt conference, Laura Chambers of Paypal waxed poetic about a new app update (set to release any minute now) that brings a really interesting new feature to iOS mobile PayPal users: Check deposits via phone. Users just snap a pic of the check, front and back, and funds get deposited in their PayPal accounts. This isn’t the first…

App Review: Bills ~ on your table

Category: Finance Price: $3.99 TiP Rating: 4/5 stars Release Date: 6/21/2010 Version: 1.3 Seller: Pavel Serbajlo Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone with iPod Touch, requires iOS 4.0 or later. App Store Description: Bills ~ on your table is a simple app to store and track various types of bills and expenses with a specific due…

Chicks ‘n Clicks: Efficient Multitasking

As a woman, I am programmed to multitask. It’s in my genetic code. Some of us can run on a treadmill, catch up on the news and paint our nails at the same time. Others, well, they can try to do all of that, but they usually end up dropping that nail polish bottle and turning that hasty manicure into an accidental pedicure. While the ability to multitask…

The future of banking: Deposit Chase checks via iPhone

JPMorgan Chase just pushed out an update to its iPhone app with a re-he-heally interesting new feature. In addition to using the app for looking up balances, sending bill payments or searching branch locations – which already makes this a must-have app for any Chase customer – you can now deposit checks using this app! Checking account customers would…