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IFTTT for iPad, Rumors on 12.9 Inch iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:36 — 107.2MB) | EmbedIf you haven’t used If this than that – otherwise known as IFTTT.com – then you might be surprised as to what it can do. The app creates recipes so you don’t have to repeat building the wheel hundreds of times. Lets step back a quick second to 2007. We had Twitter, MySpace and Facebook. 3rd party apps came out that allowed you to write once and post to all. It was great, but soon other networks came out that didn’t have open APIs to do that. Further,...

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Why Ingress for iOS is Best Suited for Your iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:39 — 81.1MB) | EmbedToday, Google announced one of their flagship games is now available for iOS devices. Ingress by Google, Inc. is an augmented reality massively multiplayer online pervasive game created by Niantic Labs, a startup within Google. The game allows you to head to locations and place your marks down to keep the portals within your team. There are two teams – The “Enlightened” Green team and the “Resistance” Blue team. You basically pick a side, then find portals – which are usually landmarks around the city – to place...

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4th of July Apps: Fireworks Arcade, Musical Fireworks 2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:13 — 50.6MB) | EmbedThis week we celebrate the 4th of July – Food, fun, drinks, and of course – fireworks. Your iPad can help in that regard by helping you create your own Fireworks show with 2 apps that I found. The first app is called Fireworks Arcade by Big Duck Games and actually has been around for a couple years now – so it should work on your older iPads. The app simply allows you to tap the screen and display fireworks. Call up a song in your library to choreograph...

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Megapolis – Building Cities on Your iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:26 — 198.3MB) | EmbedToday, we’re taking a look at another Sim game in Megapolis by Social Quantum. This one seems to match a Sim City or Zynga’s CityVille feel. Your task – simply build a virtual city to attract people and control the infrastructure. You start with a decent amount of coins and some megabucks – both with in-app purchase options starting at .99 cents. When you play Megapolis, you start by building some residential areas, adding markets and wind turbines, then collecting on what was built. Alice, who’s your virtual...

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What’s Coming in iOS8

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:33 — 91.2MB) | EmbedToday we are going to take a look at iOS8. Now last week Apple announced at the WWDC conference the new iOS for iPhone, iPod, and iPad. Those devices not making the list would include your iPhone, iPhone 3G, 3GS and 4. 5th generation iPod touch and all models of iPad EXCEPT the iPad v.1 will allow for iOS 8 to be installed. First of all, you won’t be seeing the OS until about September when new devices will also be announced. What Apple does is they get...

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Microsoft Word vs. iWork Pages by Apple for iPad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:27 — 58.6MB) | EmbedA few weeks ago, Microsoft announced Office365 for the iPad and their first pricing plan which didn’t make sense for the home user. They came back and created a “personal” pricing plan where you could install Office on 2 machines – a computer and a tablet. The $6.95 a month ($70 a year) plan actually made more sense. It comes with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, and One Note. It also comes with 20 GB of OneDrive storage, Skype with 60 minutes of calls each month to...

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iRing Music Maker, FX Controller

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:27 — 522.1MB) | EmbedThe folks at IK Multimedia have done it again. This time they have turned the iPad into a music control unit with the iRing system. Two plastic rings with a dot pattern which will control beats, add tones and samples, and even control your programs on the Mac. I start with the iRing – two plastic rings that slip in between your fingers. These rings will control any iPad 2 or above (needs the front-facing camera to work) to adjust the beat and tones to the music. Move...

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Family Guy: Quest for Stuff, Jabra ROX Bluetooth Headset

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:13 — 306.8MB) | EmbedFamily Guy – the Quest for Stuff is a game based on the popular show. In the story, Peter has completely destroyed Quahog after the Epic battle between Peter and Ernie the Giant Chicken. Peter realizes his mistake just a little too late and makes it up by rebuilding the town. In order for him to do that, he will have to enlist the help of his friends and family. Instead of it taking a “Habitat for Humanity” approach, the characters have to do special tasks to clear...

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Loopy HD with Blue Microphones Nessie

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:45 — 148.0MB) | EmbedThis is the app that Jimmy Fallon used last week to sing “Lion Sleeps Tonight” with Billy Joel on the Tonight Show. Loopy HD by A Tasty Pixel is a looping app that allows you to create small loops or whole songs. You have containers in which you can upload a sample, or record your vocal or instrument. You can record up to 12 samples to work within the song. Once recorded, you can turn on and off the sample. Adjust the sample if you want it to...