Category: Utilities

Frequency Personal Video Service iPad App

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:28 — 64.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, we look at the Frequency Video Service iPad App. This is an application that lets you customize a channel, so you can find video you want to see easier. When you start, you can sign in through Facebook. However, you don’t need to create an account to use this service. Once you choose your method, the channel grid will appear. You will see Top 25, a channel grid guide, and personal list to add to your preferences.You can add channels to...

HousePlan Creates Floorplan for Houses on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:53 — 69.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are building a house, moving into a new house, or remodeling, Houseplan can help you figure out your space and how to get ready for it. HousePlan builds a basic blueprint for your home. Put down walls, rooms, windows, and more. Even add interior items like kitchen counters and bathtubs. If you are building a new house, you can get a rough idea of what and where you want it. If you are remodeling, you can see what happens if...

Jot Whiteboard for iPad – iKlip Studio Stand

Jot Whiteboard for iPad – iKlip Studio Stand

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:35 — 89.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s Utility is the Jot Whiteboard. Just like the regular whiteboard, this iPad app allows you to draw, put on media and more. When you are done, you can email it to others, or save it as a photo. You can also move items around, so if you create a quick diagram and need to make room for another item, just move your diagram around. Another feature of Jot is live sharing (paid version). With live sharing, you connect with another, and...

Parkopedia Finds Places to Park via Your iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:47 — 79.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you live in a congested city, you know that trying to find a place to park can be difficult. If you are planning a trip to that city, you want to know where the parking is, and how much you will be paying for said parking. That is what Parkopedia is all about. You search on the address, city, zip code or other reference, and it will show you where all the parking ramps are. Parkopedia will give you an exact...

JetSetter Hotel Finder for iPad, SuperTooth Disco

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:52 — 152.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAt the beginning of the show, we address the issue with the heat of the iPad. Apparently, the 3rd Generation iPad has been reported to heat up 10-13 degrees (depending on what you are working on). While this does make the iPad warmer, Apple has said it is still running to spec. We will most likely see iPad cases that counter the heat issue, but I would suggest not just putting a closed cover case on your ipad. Today, we talk about...

Text+ Sends Text Messages Through iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:48 — 68.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s utility is a way to send and receive text messages through an alternate phone number. Text+ is a program that gives you that flexibility. Set up an account, then import your contacts. You can also set up a phone number (get a more localized number for an extra price). With this program, you have the added advantage of texting over Wifi. Therefore, if you are on a plane flight (like I was the other day), I could pull out my iPad, connect...

Sign My Pad Pro Signs PDF Files on iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:21 — 86.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you need documents you have to sign, then Sign My Pad Pro could help out. It is a program that will import a PDF document, so you can sign, and send off. Download the PDF from the internet, or import it from another location. You can set up a signature, or sign it right there. When it’s done, the new PDF is created and you can then send the document out . Sign My Pad is $3.99, and the Pro version...

Spa Helper Pro Keeps Track of your Hot Tub

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:44 — 91.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you have a Hot Tub, you know that it can be a task remembering to clean the water. Of course, if you put in too much chemical (or not enough), you have an unusable Spa. That is why Spa Helper Pro is here – to help keep track of your Hot Tub. Spa Helper Pro (by Pro App Systems) is a companion app that can give you insight into your tests, set up a maintenance schedule and more. You start by telling the...

App Shopper Finds Discounted iPad Apps

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:53 — 81.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, we look at a way you can watch for discounts to your favorite iPad apps. App Shopper is an app that lets you easily browse through iPad and iPhone apps. You can choose to filter on keywords, and also find the free apps. App Shopper will let you know if an app is at a discount price, too. Perfect for those apps that might be a bit too expensive. You can set to watch the app, and when it goes down...

Noise Sniffer – Octave RTA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:52 — 151.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, we look at two apps that can tell you what types of sounds are going around you. The first app, Noise Sniffer, is an app that lets you determine how many decibels  is in the room. This is perfect for the parent who is concerned about the kid who has the TV on too loud, or a bar owner that is concerned that the music will get them a noise ticket. Noise Sniffer just gives you an idea how many decibels...