Category: Utilities

Easy Release Form iPad App Captures Signature, Photo of Subject

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:03 — 79.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSLet’s say you are planning a photo shoot or a video shoot. You got your models (or guests) all lined up. You do the shoot, mix down and post the completed results. Then you get a cease & desist letter saying content needs to be taken down. What do you do? Well, if you were to have a program like Easy Release Form, you can have the person fill out the form, snap their picture, and sign on the dotted line. That...

GuidePal Guide App – Apple Smart Case, ZAGG Folio

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:54 — 89.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are planning to do some travelling, then getting a guide app for your iPad will help you navigate through the city without having to ask too many directions. That is what GuidePal will do. GuidePal Offline City Guides has a list of a few cities around the world which you can refer to. Choose from some major cities like New York, Chicago, Amsterdam, Bangkok and more. Check out the places to dine, the places to visit and where the best...

Sketchbook Ink for iPad Uses Retina Display, Save to Your Resolution

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:42 — 68.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThere are a ton of drawing programs out there, and they all seem to be really good. So when Sketchbook Ink came out, I knew it would have some quality to it. After all, it’s an addition to AutoDesk’s Sketchbook Pro, which has come out with a lot of amazing art. Sketchbook Ink is a pen and ink drawing app. You choose your pen, choose your color, and put down lines. It’s perfect for the line drawings of many artists, but you...

EarthLapse Lets You Earth from Space – Have You Found Bad iPad Apps?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:59 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you like to see some great video of the Earth from the International Space Station, then check out Earthlapse. They took videos from the ISS and put them on the iPad for all to enjoy. This application lets you easily switch from one view to another. You can add weather and time to the screen so you don’t get lost in the beauty of the Aurora Australis and Borealis. The app works on all iOS devices. If you connect an external...

Should you Use Yahoo Axis as Your Default iPad Browser?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:09 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI am not a big Safari fan. I don’t have it loaded on my computers, and if it is, I don’t use it. Except for my iPad. I have used Safari for my iPhone and now my iPad. Other browsers either took too much resources, or came and left. So when Yahoo said it was getting into the game, I was intrigued. Here is a company that is trying to move forward. So why not check out the browser. Yahoo! Axis on...

Best LED Machine LED Signage App for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:42 — 62.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI have 2 LED signs behind me on the show, but with this app, I could easily change it up. Best LED Machine is an app that turns your iPad into an LED signage. The free version will program one line, however the pro version will let you set up multiple lines of text. You can change the colors of the text, and the color of the background, too. You can have square LED dots, circular, or line LED dots. Choose to...

JamUp Turns iPad Into Pedal board

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:40 — 132.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSPositive Grid created this dongle that you connect to an iPad, and it will let you connect your guitar for $19.99. That is a very useful connector. There is a lot more to this, though. It’s part of an iPad app called JamUp. The JamUp Lite and JamUp Pro is a digital amp and effects processor.  24 hybrid amps/effects, 16 user presets, sound-on-sound phrase sampler, iTunes player and more. Perfect for studio work, or just a good practice. You can choose from 6...

Twitter for Your iPad – Hoot Suite, TweetBot

Twitter for Your iPad – Hoot Suite, TweetBot

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:38 — 86.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSReady to take your tweet to the next level? As you progress to the next level twitter, keep in mind your iPad is perfect for this. Hootsuite is an app I use every day. It controls my Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ profiles. I can schedule posts, import a list from a csv file, set up teams to manage the sources and more.  

DoseCast Reminds You of Medications on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:19 — 85.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSix months ago, I started taking medications for my high blood pressure. I have also used my iPad to help remind me to take said medications. Using DoseCast, I can be reminded at a specific time to take the meds. With Dosecast, you can enter in the medication(s) and what time you want to be reminded. You can set the app to send a push notification. If you have already taken the medication, when you are reminded, you can choose the time...

Fing Finds IP Addresses – Merkury Innovations 360 Rotating Stand for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:19 — 86.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAs an IT admin, I have always wanted to keep track of who is on my networks. Especially if a rogue machine was to get connected, causing an IP conflict. That is what Fing helps me do. I can find out what computers are on my network, and record that information, so if there are any discrepancies, I can see them right on my iPad. With this app, you can find MAC addresses and PC names, Customize names, Wake machines on the LAN,...