Being able to record HD video with an iPhone or iPod touch is quite amazing, but each minute takes up an average of 80MB, so it won’t take long to fill your device’s storage capacity. Since it’s far from realistic to record everything you see, you’ll hope to press the button just before something amazing happens… but more often than not, by the time you hit Record, the moment will be lost.
Dang! You needed to be somewhere -- 15 minutes ago! You need reminders on your iPhone, but you don't want some app chock full of complicated commands. That's more trouble than it's worth. Pop Culture Software's Nag Alarm succeeds with simplicity.
Keeping up with your favorite shows should be no big deal in the age of mind-reading digital video recorders -- right? Yeah, talk to us after some "friend" ruins every surprise on Facebook 10 minutes after you miss an episode. Enter Episodes, an app that promises to save you the trouble of obsessively tracking daily television listings on your own.
You hungry? Me too. "You gotta eat" -- it's a cliche for a reason. And free, location-based restaurant search tool MenuPages makes finding the food you want easier than ever, with the help of your trusty iPhone or iPod touch.
We've seen what Apple could dish up when it came to word processing, and we've seen the competitors bring occasionally impressive functionality to this realm. We've even seen word processing on the iPhone, which, while not glamorous or particularly easy, is still nice. Spreadsheets were likewise a solid contender for data crunching even if there were some major shortcomings in the apps which sought to dethrone Numbers from its rightful place.
The third and final installment is at last at hand. Presentations, the scourge of corporate meetings.
Portal is a $1.99 full-screen browser for iOS devices that shows the many features possible in a mobile browser while at the same time highlighting the absolute sufficiency of Apple's built-in Safari app.
Self-described "vocal instrument" ImproVox is designed to bring the complexity of recording-studio equipment to iOS devices wrapped in a very simple and friendly interface. Compared to what you would expect from studio hardware, ImproVox is as far from intimidating as you can possibly get.
One of the zillion or so great things about the iPhone is how it's bringing beloved Asian role-playing titles to a new audience. One of these is Wild Frontier, the story of a young hero who must venture across an unknown new continent and prevent an army of demons from crossing over into the world.