Tagged: dongle

Paypal iPad App, ErgoTech VersaStand Turns Your iPad into a Cash Register

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:18 — 132.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe coolest thing about your business is you can start taking credit cards even if you don’t have a phone line or conventional storefront. There are a few programs out there that you can connect to your iPad, iPhone or even Android device. I show off the Paypal app (because I use Paypal) but its also important to note that Square is also doing something similar. Download the app and apply to accept cards. You will get a dongle in the mail...

GolfSense – iPhone 5 Release Info

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:01 — 137.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI was at TechCrunch Disrupt this week learning about new startups and their products. One of the companies I learned about was GolfSense – a  company that helps you work on your golf swing. Golfsense needs a piece of hardware that you place on your golf glove. The dongle connects via Bluetooth and monitors your swing. Once connected, you set your stance and swing the golf club. The dongle will send back data and report your swing. You can record the data...

Kickstarter iPad Projects II: Electric Boogaloo

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:53 — 190.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s back. I look at 6 new Kickstarter projects that could innovate the way you use your iPad. I am also going to look at the last episode and let you know if they got backed. Tabu Tablet Poüch What a great idea. Especially for the traveller. A pouch with see-through pockets. You can put all your cords in these pockets, easily removable from a bag to run through an airport scanner. Since I carry a lot of cables when I go to travel,...

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...

Pitch Pipe, Lyric Master 4000

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:18 — 133.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday’s Productivity Thursday looks at music apps. There are many apps out there that let you show your creativity in music. For example, for you vocalists, check out Pitch Pipe. It’s a simple app – choose the note and you hear a tone. Match the tone, then pause the sound when done. If you need another tone, just hit the note. This is not only great for a vocalist, but someone who needs to match sound. As a percussionist, I used pitch...

Lightning Talk Timer, BlinQ TV Tuner

Lightning Talk Timer, BlinQ TV Tuner

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:10 — 72.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, we look at an app that helps you organize your time, when you speak. Lightning Talk is a countdown app – to let you know how long you’ve been speaking or doing a project, and how much time you have left before completion. Lightning app will give you a 30 second warning when time is up. You can set the app to go up to 99 minutes. Today’s MacWorld Best of Show is Blinq – an interesting dongle for your iPad...