Tag Archives: iPhone

Tracking sleep, activity & food – the Jawbone UP app

Imagine being able to track every calorie you burn, every calorie you consume and every minute you are sleeping? We came across the Jawbone UP and are just amazed at the capabilities this app possesses. It needs to be coupled with the UP wristband to function (available on their site for about $129 or on ebay for less than $100). The app is compatible with iPhone and Android. Here's some of the amazing features: Sleep and nap tracking - it tracks your sleep including the amount of light sleep Read more [...]

Still have audio cassettes laying around? Get a cassette to iPod converter!

OK, so maybe we are showing our age here by even talking about this but we are taking bets that we are not the only ones on the planet with a cassette collection. Yes, we've made the transition to CDs and now our MP3 players but we're still hanging on to all our great music from the 80's and 90's with just about no way to play that music. Enter the 'Cassette to iPod Converter' which we think is a great find! This device will convert your cassette tapes into MP3 files then store them on your iPhone Read more [...]

11 secret controls on your iPhone headphones

If you have any Apple brand device, chances are you have at least one pair of their headphones laying around. If you use them on a regular basis, here are some tips to get the most from your Apple headphones: During phone calls: 1 - Incoming calls: Tap the center button to answer a call 2 - Ignore a call: Long-press the center button to ignore the call - you should hear 2 'beeps' and you will know that the caller was successfully sent to voice mail 3 - Swapping calls: Tap the center button Read more [...]

Take better pictures with your cellphone camera

Whether you have an iPhone, Android or any other phone with a camera, here are our top 3 tips for getting better pictures with every shot. 1 - Composition: Even with an entry level camera phone, remember the basic rules of composition when taking cell phone pictures. The rules of thirds is important: don't place the subject of your photo in the middle of the frame. Place your subject in about 1/3 of the way into the frame. Also, if you are photographing people, line up your shot so that their Read more [...]

Android smartphone sales up a whopping 886%

Research firm, Canalys, reports that Android platform smartphone sales increased an amazing 886% in the 2nd quarter. An even bigger accomplishment is the fact that Android based phones now account for 34% of the market - topping all other platforms including Apple's popular iPhone platform. The press release from Canalys also reports that Android devices combined reached almost 475,000 units in Q2 2010 from no presence in the country a year ago. The Google-backed Android is available in phones Read more [...]

10 Things Your iPhone Can Remote Control

Among the estimated 50,000 iPhone apps, you can find quite a few that make your life easier by functioning as a remote control. After looking at many, we found that these were the 10 coolest things (mostly electronic) that you can remote control with your iPhone. Using the Pocket BLU app, you can control your Blu-Ray Discs for playback, pausing, etc With a Keynote remote and the iWork suite, you can remote control your presentations For $2.99, you can buy a PhotoKeys Photoshop app which gets Read more [...]