Tag Archives: Utilities

Type once and search everywhere with Phlo for iOS [Review]

Phlo, from Mumbai-based developers Cynapse, is a tremendous meta-search tool for iOS that enables you to type your search query once and view results from multiple websites. Simply open the app on your iPhone or iPad, type your query into the familiar looking search bar atop the page and hit search. You’ll then be greeted by results from whichever is…

See what your day looks like with Morning for iPad [Review]

Morning for iPad is designed to make your daily routine easier than ever before according to its developers Tamper. The idea behind the app is to present you with everything you need to see to start your day in one place – all your essential information is shown in customizable panels and is there for you to take in with a glance. Morning provides…

Rise and shine with Rise alarm clock for iPhone and iPad [Review]

As I’m sure you are well-aware, the iPhone’s stock Clock app has an in-built alarm function. It’s probably one of the most regularly used features of the iPhone and any smartphone for that matter. So why would you want to take the time to download, maybe even pay for, a separate app that only completes an already available feature? The short answer…

Grid for iOS: A new way to plan projects and collaborate [Review]

Grid is a new free app for iPhone and iPad from Binary Thumb – created by ex-Microsoft employee Josh Leong. http://vimeo.com/69590221 According to the app’s description, Grid is a place for your projects and plans and enables you to organise notes, pictures, people and places in your own unique manner. Grid is a place where your ideas fit. Grid is a…

CloudMagic for iOS: The simple and efficient way to find files from across all your cloud services [Review]

Most people probably have at least some of their data stored in “the cloud”. If you use iCloud on your iOS devices or utilise webmail then you certainly do and if you’re anything like me, you’ll probably have signed up with at least one or two cloud storage services. With the number of cloud services available and the amount of stuff you have to…

Automate tasks and save time with IFTTT for iPhone [Review]

If you’re reading this, then it’s likely that you already know what IFTTT stands for but for those who don’t, I’ll explain. IFTTT simply means ‘If This Then That’ which aptly summarises the function of the service. The user can create what is dubbed a “Recipe” that consists of a trigger (This) leading to an action (That) being completed. For example, if I…

Quick and enjoyable conversions with Amount [Review]

One thing that the stock iOS apps lack is the ability to complete simple conversions. Currency, length, weight – these are all things we need to convert at times and while these probably aren’t tasks you’ll encounter every day, it can be handy to have a simple and easy way to complete these simple conversions on our iPhones. That’s where…