During December and January, The Unofficial Apple Weblog is soliciting your nominations and votes for the best products for Mac, iPhone/iPod touch, and iPad.
2011 December 23
We’ll do one more big app roundup post today before the holiday weekend.
The votes are tallied for the best iPhone photography and video apps, and the winners have been named. 360 Panorama from Occipital pulled in over a third of the votes (36.8 percent) for take the Best iPhone Photography App award for 2011, while Apple’s iMovie grabbed the title for Best iPhone Video App of 2011 with 48.4 percent of reader votes.
If you’re the type of person who looks at the design of a webpage, you’ll want to download and install WhatFont . WhatFont is a straightforward tool, designed by college student Chengyin Liu, that apparently parses the CSS of a website and pulls out the font used in a section of text
SAP’s CIO Oliver Bussmann has a singularly interesting point of view on using the iPads in a business environment: He oversaw the implementation of iPads at SAP, which was an early adopter of using Apple’s tablet in a full-scale company. He recently talked with the folks at InfoWorld , and says that going about the process open-mindedly was the best way to do it. SAP figured, right when the iPad was announced, that its employees would be using them anyway, so the company took a very ad hoc approach to supporting them in the workplace, building on what its employees did with iPads rather than trying to structure actual work functions around them.
Here’s a project for Arduino fans with an old iPhone sitting in their junk drawer. Following these instructions from Will O’Brien, you can craft a remote start system that’s triggered by SMS.
A new report from comScore shows that Apple netted more online visitors in the U.S. in November than retail giant Walmart.