WordNet English Dictionary and Thesaurus App Kicks Figurative Bum

WordNet English Dictionary and Thesaurus App Kicks Figurative Bum
Princeton has provided the knowledge to sustain the English lovers’ can-kicking free mobile dictionary and thesaurus application: “WordNet.” Each of the 1.4 million plus words included in the “WordNet” App are given rarely extensive treatment in a free for the iPhone program; there are literally nine different definitions for the word butt as a noun, Read more…

MacJournal Comes to the iPhone

MacJournal Comes to the iPhone
It wasn’t that long ago that we told you about the latest MacHeist sale, and one of the programs involved this time around was MacJournal. I downloaded the bundle myself, and although I haven’t played around with MacJournal much, but I’ve got big plans for it. In fact, it was one of the big reasons Read more…

Opera Mini Submitted to Apple: Ban Hammer is Pensive

Opera Mini Submitted to Apple: Ban Hammer is Pensive
It’s been talked about for a little while now, but Opera has been working on Opera Mini for the iPhone. Just yesterday they turned it in to the App store for consideration, and now they have a counter up on their blog – with a contest to boot, taunting Apple along the way. So the Read more…

Tax Time Tips: XpenseTracker for iPhone

Tax Time Tips: XpenseTracker for iPhone
As you may or may not know (or care, frankly), I run my own business. 2010 is going to be my first full year as a self-employed person, so I’ve learning all sorts of great things about taxes. One of them deals with mileage, or more specifically, recording it. I met with my accountant the Read more…

Review: StarHunt for iPhone

Review: StarHunt for iPhone
We get a lot of PR e-mails around the old office, a lot of them pitching games, products or services. That’s how I first heard about StarHunt, a game for the iPhone/iPod Touch, a game where you hunt through a building, looking for stars. Well, I figured I’d give it a shot, so they sent Read more…

Earthworm Jim on the iPhone

Earthworm Jim on the iPhone
When I was a kid, I used to love Earthworm Jim. It was a fun game which had a sense of humor, was a basic side-scrolling platformer with lots of action, and it looked good for its time, too. So when I was perusing the App store the other day and saw that it was Read more…

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!

Kindle for iPhone App To Make Kindle Extinct?!
With the oncoming approach of Apple’s newest technological juggernaut, the iPad, Amazon quickly released the “Kindle for iPhone” App about a year ago. Why? Well, despite the successes of the digital book reader, the Amazon Kindle, Amazon appears ready to concede the war for the ultimate portable digital reading media device to Apple in the Read more…

I’m 12 Again: Star Wars Lightsaber Duel for iPhone Coming Soon

I'm 12 Again: Star Wars Lightsaber Duel for iPhone Coming Soon
When I was a kid, I used to play lightsabers with cardboard tubes all the time. I always played Luke, while my douchebag neighbor Bryan played Darth Vader. I always won of course, but that’s the way it is when I’m Luke. Anyways, this new game from Lucasfilm is going to take the pretend game Read more…

Apple Gets Social: iGroups Patent Released

Apple Gets Social: iGroups Patent Released
Ever read a patent application? I sure haven’t. But I would if I ever needed to go to sleep in a hurry. Fortunately for us Apple fans, there’s a website that does all of the patent office trolling for us, Patently Apple. This time, they’ve found a patent for a new social networking system for Read more…

Apple Vs Amazon: It’s War!

Apple Vs Amazon: It's War!
OK, so maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But the fact is, Amazon isn’t too thrilled with the iPad, nor with its iBooks store. The iPad represents a huge threat to its e-book sales, and that’s a hit to the bottom line. Amazon does have an advantage, however. Leverage against the publishers. And guess Read more…