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The Dangers of Disk Cleaning Apps

I read a review of a disk cleaning app yesterday, and I was curious, so I grabbed it from the Mac App Store. With a launch price of a buck, Disk App is like so many other apps of its kind. It offers to delete files en masse, with little information about whether or not […]

Dictionary and Reference Apps Not Just for Students

It’s official: School is back in session. Time to get the books and laptop, or tablet, and head back to the drudgery of another school year. But maybe this year you’ll head back to the classroom armed with some iOS apps to help you study more easily—apps that can help you find vital information for […]

App Review: Shakespeare Pro

If you’re a Shakespeare buff like I am, you probably like having all of the Bard of Stratford’s works on your iPad or iPhone. It’s great to be able to dip into a play or poem when you have some down time, or when you’re waiting for an appointment. You can download free or paid […]

iWant: App Folders in iTunes

As of today, I’ve got 349 apps in my iTunes library. I only have a few dozen on each of my iOS devices, but since I review apps, and write a lot of articles about apps, I’ve accumulated quite a lot. I delete some of them every now and then, but there’s still a lot. […]

Why Apple’s Weather App for iOS Sucks

A video on Macworld today reminded me how bad Apple’s Weather app for iOS is. Serenity Caldwell shows how to use this app, but neglects to point out that it’s one of the hardest weather apps to view. Here are two weather apps, side by side. On the left is Apple’s app; on the right […]

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