Handbrake: Your New Best Friend

Handbrake: Your New Best Friend
I love Handbrake. Why? It’s a free DVD ripper for the Mac, that’s why. But more specifically, it can help turn your Mac into a media powerhouse. For years, I’ve wanted to digitize my movie collection the same way my music was in iTunes. I remember spending hours burning my CDs to the hard drive, Read more…

“WordWeb” For the English Major with an iPhone!

As an IMPULSIVE REVIEW looks closely at a dictionary and thesaurus application called “WordWeb,” one can rejoice! A free App is available on the iPhone for the English major, professor, writer, or enthusiast who is on the move, and who is measuring life with coffee spoons, to paraphrase a line of T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Read more…

Traveling with Apple: Flight Status for the iPhone

Traveling with Apple: Flight Status for the iPhone
Just got back from a business trip to Las Vegas, and before I left, I setup a page on my iPhone dedicated just to my business and what I need to do on a daily basis. One of my favorite programs there was Flight Status. I don’t travel often, but when I do, I need Read more…

AT&T Allows VOIP Over 3G For iPhone!

AT&T Allows VOIP Over 3G For iPhone!
A miracle has happened! AT&T has announced yesterday, October 6, 2009, that they will be allowing VOIP applications on the iPhone. Soon enough, iPhone users will be able to make calls using VOIP over the AT&T 3G network using their iPhones. That really took me by surprise as most telecom companies consider VOIP as the Read more…

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of the Game “Boxed In”

Must…get…out…of…the…ROOM! For an addictive addition to the iPhone look no further than the “Boxed In” App. This application is free on the iPhone, is one of the simplest 2-D games available, and it is one of the most fun. Based around the ancient computer game Sokoban, which was allegedly written in Sanskrit, this newer puzzle Read more…

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac Is Out!

BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac Is Out!
I’m a little late on the news but for those who aren’t aware, Research In Motion (RIM) has recently developed and released a BlackBerry Desktop made specifically for Mac Users last Friday, October 2. It’s about time. iSync is good, but there’s only so much you can do with a sync manager that isn’t specially Read more…

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Guitar Tuner” iPhone App

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Guitar Tuner” iPhone App
Nothing can be more horrid than an instrument that is out of tune. Pain ensues! With the “Guitar Tuner” App one can avoid disastrous embarrassment. “Guitar Tuner” for the iPhone is the best of the free applications available. Although it limits one to tuning a guitar, and it only provides standard and drop D tunings, Read more…

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Battery Magic” iPhone Application

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Battery Magic” iPhone Application
Quick, where is a witch doctor? Help! My iPhone is dead! The deceased corpse will weigh down a fiber pocket until a USB charger is found, or until a blowfish potion designed to raise the undead can be concocted. Avoid the dead iPhone scenario: download the free “Battery Magic” App. Once an Apple user relies Read more…

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Ms. PAC-MAN” App

IMPULSIVE REVIEW of “Ms. PAC-MAN” App
Sensationally sexy, Ms. PAC-MAN! The application “Ms. PAC-MAN” is one of those rare addictive and insatiable games that are offered on the iPhone, and worth paying for. For $2.99, the full version App is available, and highly recommended. Although there is a “Lite” version of “Ms. PAC-MAN” available to download on the iPhone for free, Read more…