We’ve collected the top five reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in January. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, or Web apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month.
Now would be a good time to explore a part of the AppStorm Network you’ve never seen before! Don’t forget, you can always keep track of the whole network via the AppStorm Dashboard.
Best of iPhone.AppStorm
I’ve spent some time investigating the different to-do list apps available in the App Store. Twenty five are rounded up here, including some generic applications, and others suited for a specific purpose (such as planning a wedding).
If you’re searching for a way to manage your budget and small expenses on your iPhone, look no further. noidentity have created an application called MoneyBook to help you keep a track of your finances and stick to your budget. The application has a very appealing interface and is remarkably easy to use.
Ever since the very first remote controls were invented, we’ve been fascinated with operating our gadgets wirelessly. Today we’ll be looking at a few of the different options available for controlling your computer with an iPhone. This won’t be an extensive look at media remotes – rather those that offer control of your whole machine.
Here is a list of 30 apps that are well-designed and worth their purchase from their exceptional design skills and zealous attention to detail. If you love good design, beware – you may end up spending a few dollars if you read on!
Have you ever wished to bridge the gap between technology and your personal life on the iPhone? Now you can with a new app called Momento. Momento, from D3i, is an app that acts a “digital diary,” if you will. It stores everything from journal entries to Flickr photos into a timeline that is fully searchable based on tagged people, places or custom tags.
Best of Web.AppStorm
FormSpring makes it a breeze to create fantastic forms of nearly all types that look and function like your web app or business depends on them. Not only that, but FormSpring makes it incredibly easy to manage the data collected and take it a step further with charts, reports and more. Read on for our look into FormSpring.
Google provides a powerful suite of web applications ranging from email and calendar to documents, chat and sites. We’ll be setting up our custom domain, branding and checking out the advantages of getting yourself setup with Google Apps.
In this roundup, we will review some online Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) which are great examples of cloud programming. These solutions can [nearly] replace your desktop IDEs and code editors.
Sometimes it’s necessary to take a break from work and do something a little more enjoyable — like play games! Of course your employer probably won’t allow you to install a desktop game on your computer but fret not, there are plenty of browser-based games to keep you entertained.
/> We’ve pulled together ten great browser-based games you should definitely check out.
Blinksale brands itself as “Still the easiest way to send invoices online”, which I intend to find out for myself. Blinksale appears to be a no-nonsense, straight forward invoicing app with the right feature set to get the job done right the first time. But does Blinksale stand up to its claims? Read on to find out.
Best of Mac.AppStorm
If you regularly use different browsers, manually opening them and copy-and-pasting links into specific ones can become frustrating. Today’s How-To will be introducing an application called Choosy, which helps to make running multiple browsers far more enjoyable.
We’ve certainly covered wallpapers in the past – rounding up gorgeous Mac wallpapers, a selection of iPhone backgrounds, and even running our own wallpaper competition. Today we’re looking at 6 different places to find your own wallpaper inspiration. Hopefully you’ll find something you like!
For researchers and students across all disciplines, writers and journalists, or basically anyone who needs a reliable focus and storehouse for their research, Papers is a great application and has few – if any – real competitors.
This roundup will cover 6 different apps that can help make archiving easier. One you’ll certainly already have, and the others are mostly free or relatively inexpensive. I hope you find something useful to make your life slightly easier!
As a New Year is upon us, it may be a good chance to take stock and give your Mac a spring clean. Inspired by a recent series of articles published at Minimal Mac (a great blog to subscribe to), this post will take a look at a variety of different steps to clean up your Mac for the New Year.
/> Grab a duster, throw on an apron, and let’s get cleaning…
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