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Crowdfunding Projects for iPad: Part 4

http://media.techpodcasts.com/geekazine/p/media.techpodcasts.com/ipad365/p/s3.amazonaws.com/iPad365/iPad365-253-Crowdfund-iPad-4-720.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download (148.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIts been a while since we looked at crowdfunding projects dealing with iPad. The name has changed a bit (to bring in Indiegogo and FundAnything projects), but the idea is still there: iPad accessories, apps and more that need backers. As always, read through any crowdfund before backing. I believe I have already been a subject of Vaporfunding (crowdfund that has yet to produce a product). It literally is a 1/100 issue. iPad Products in need of Crowdfunding Everdock – Aluminum dock for iPad, iPhone...

Wear the Cowl, Catwoman or Bane Mask: Gotham’s Most Wanted iPad App

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:24 — 82.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, I show you 2 apps to get ready for the Dark Knight Rises, in theaters 7-20-12. The first one is the app for the previous movie – The Dark Knight. It has pictures, videos and even a trivia area for you to test your knowledge. The app (The Dark Knight: App Edition by Warner Bros.) is free, but if you want to unlock more photos and video (including the FULL VERSION of the Dark Knight movie), you will have to pay...

Google+ Finally Comes to iPad!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:20 — 81.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday, I talk about the Google+ (Google Plus) iPad app. After a year, and suffering through a lackluster iPhone version, Google has finally come out with an app that is pretty darn sweet. The best part is I don’t have to cock my head to the side every time I want to read a post. The Google+ iPad app actually does something that other apps don’t: When you are in portrait mode, you swipe up and down to move through the posts....

TheEndApp for iPad – Get Lots of Duct Tape

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:23 — 58.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA game where you collect duct tape? I’m in! The name of the game is called TheEndApp. It is very similar to Temple Run, where you are running the roads, jumping over and sliding under obstacles. In this version, you are on an urban street after some type of Armageddon. You are collecting duct tape to survive this post-apocalyptic nightmare. You start by playing the tutorials. Once you go through all five challenges, you can free-run to build up stamina. When it’s...

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...

Magic the Gathering Puts out Magic 2013 iPad App

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:50 — 88.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you like the card game Magic: the Gathering, then I have an app for you. It’s called Magic 2013 by Wizards of the Coast, and it takes the popular card game and puts it on your iPad. While I’m not a big Magic: the Gathering fan, I have played it a time or two. Just like with the iPad version, you pull cards from your deck. Sometimes it’s land, other times is an attack card or enhancement card. You play land to...

Bento 4 Personal Database App for iPad, Firefox Junior

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:55 — 112.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSI used to work for the state in the property assessment office. I always dreamed of an app like this to give to the assessors. Now, they have one. If you are looking for a way to organize your life on the iPad, Bento might be the app for you. Bento is a personal database app. You can use it standalone, or connect with your other devices so you can have your information at your fingertips. The Bento interface allows you to...

Rockmate Turns iPad into Music Studio

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:20 — 83.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s safe to say that I love music apps on my iPad. Being a musician, you never know when you want to break out in song, or put a quick composition together. So when I heard about Rockmate, I was pretty excited – not only could I make music with it, I could get my friends around the iPad and help out with songs. Rockmate is like having a room dedicated for music. There are four stations on Rockmate – 2 guitars,...

Disney, Pixar’s Takes Over Temple Run: Brave iPad App

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:46 — 65.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSA couple months ago, I talked about Temple Run – a game where you run from monkeys and collect coins. A new version of Temple Run: Brave has been released, this special edition uses the characters from Disney Pixar’s Brave. You are Merida, and you are running from a beast. You have to jump, turn and collect coins – just like in the original version. Added to the game was sliding under trees and rocks, and targets – as you are running, you...

Carat Helps Improve Battery Life of iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:08 — 92.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIf you are like me, you run a lot of programs on your iPad. I don’t normally turn push notifications on, so when I close apps, they don’t run in the background. However, you might find down the road that your iPad battery life is getting shorter. That is where Carat comes in. Carat is an iPad app that monitors the apps running. That way, you know if an application is taking up too much process. You can then fix the problem,...