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Paper FiftyThree (53) is a Sketch Journal for iPad [Video]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:10 — 91.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSCongrats to Paper 53 for winning iTunes App of the Year 2012! If you are an artist, you might have a sketch journal. This is a book filled with blank pages, which you use to make a sketch. The idea is that your doodles become inspiration for other projects. For instance, the lamps at the Hilton Inn Boise/Eagle (where I am staying) is a nice mimmic to a chinese lantern. I would make a sketch of that to put in my book....

Opus Domini Day Planner, Neverending Story iPad Case

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/vid.geekazine.com/ipad365/2012/112-OpusDominiDay.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:10 — 96.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you were like me, you had a day planner to do your business. With a calendar, spaces to put cards and more, the day planner was a very useful device. However, in the last few years, the day planner has pretty much been replaced. However, we don’t need the design to be replaced. That is where Opus Domini comes in – to give you that day planner look. You can manage tasks and events, even create recurring events. Set goals and...

Alternatives to Instagram: Photo Toaster for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:27 — 99.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSOn Monday, Facebook announced the 1 billion dollar acquisition of Facebook. Although the two companies state that Instagram will be run separate, there are still a lot of people leaving the photo sharing software because they don’t want any part of Facebook. Still, over 5 million downloaded the app for their mobile device. If you decide to leave Instagram, you want another alternative. Best part is there are many different alternatives for your iPhone and iPad. Ones like Photo Toaster. This is...

Blood Pressure Monitor – Family Monitors Blood Pressure on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:51 — 92.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLast year I found out I had high blood pressure. Since then, I have incorporated more exercise, suppliments and other techniques to lower the Systolic and Diastolic to 120/80. I have been doing good, as my blood pressure has come down considerably. I have been checking my own blood pressure at home, too. I bought a cuff from the local pharmacy, and use it on a daily basis. I have also been using BPMonitorHD by taconic to keep track of it. This is a...

Six Things Task List for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:04 — 71.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are looking to get organized, Six Things might be for you. It’s an iPad app that divides what you need to do today, yesterday, then everything else. You set up an item, set it’s frequency, and come back to the list to check it off when completed. With 6 Things, you can set priority, and remind yourself to do tasks. It’s a basic app, so if you need a quick scheduler to remember things like laundry, getting homework done, etc....

iDesk Creates Flowcharts on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:58 — 105.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you need to put together a flowchart, you might want to check out iDesk. This flowchart system lets you create flowcharts on the fly. Create a page, then draw circles, squares, and other shapes. Draw a line between two shapes and you will get an arrow that moves between the two until you delete the arrow. You can turn off the “Snap to shape” option, and it will not correct the shapes you draw. Turn on the grid mode so you...

Apple iPad LTE Event – Resolutionary [Video]

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:59 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe big event came and went. We learned about the 3rd generation iPad, simply called “iPad”. Jeffrey walks you through the event, what is new on the device, what Apple might have missed, and if you should really upgrade from your iPad2. Retinal Display This is the biggest advance of the iPad. With a new way to produce LED technology, they can make the LED lights a lot smaller, therefore create a resolution of 2048×1536 on the 9.7 inch device. Otherwise known...

Storify Turns Tweets, YouTube, Facebook Posts into a Story

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:34 — 77.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhen we see a Tweet, we may be seeing a small part of a bigger picture. That is why we have Storify. You can then take Twitter posts, Facebook entries, Instagram or Flickr pictures, YouTube videos and more, then put them in succession to make a story. The program works in multiple formats, so you can work on a computer, then switch to iPad to finish. Drag and drop your favorite pictures, tweets and other items to make the story come to life....

The Oscars® Companion Apps on your iPad – @iPad365

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:30 — 100.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s that time again. Time to celebrate the glitz, the glory. Time to find out who the best of the best is, in the 84th annual Academy Awards. But you don’t have to go it alone. This year, there is an app for the Oscars®. ABC Digital has released the Oscars® app. Here, you can find out who is nominated, take a look at past Oscar moments and it’s rich history and tradition. Go on the Facebook link and make your picks of...

Open States Government Office Search App

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:41 — 87.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDo you know who your State senator is? What about your representatives. Open States is an app that allows you to not only do that, but also check on what is on the docket. Open States gives you a list of representatives of your state via district. You can see your district boundries through the mapping service. Open States also gives you a list of bills that are trying to be passed. That way you can see what’s on the docket and...