Google Sync in Apps News
Google has announced that the Apple iOS Google Sync app has been updated with mail syncing, calendars and contacts for use with MS Exchange accounts. The feature enhancements now allow send mail as, calendar event management and the ability to search all emails including those archived. The Google Sync Service is now available during an MS Exchange account setup.
Search emails including those stored in both iOS mail and Gmail
Calendar events through the iOS app can now be accepted, declined and edited
The Send Mail as feature allows the user to send as any of their email adresses
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This is one of the MUST HAVE apps for baseball fans, especially those that have fantasy leagues. Bill James Baseball IQ gives you all the stats of your favorite teams at your finger tips. These are solid stats that are continually updated.
Gain access to all of the major league baseball information one will ever need. Bill James Baseball IQ gives you the chance to get the same information the managers use to choose their line ups. The data is from the past three seasons as well as the current season and is constantly updated.
Some of the different features available in Bill James Baseball IQ – AmericanEagle.com include a hit locator, hit zone and k zone. You can compare different baseball players and their stats. The app also allows users to input their own data which can be turned into charts and heat maps to track batting and pitching trends.
The app costs more than most apps at 14.99 but for the amount of features packed inside the cost is well worth it. For coaches and players it is a great way to get a visual on how players are performing. Help your team prepare for the next game with the batter pitcher match up, or the pitcher comparison.
You can use the Week Calendar iPhone app to see your entire week and to help you get really organized to better fulfill all of your different appointments going on each week.
- There are a ton of different features for this organization app to help you to get your life in order and start making some real progress on your goals and the things that you want to achieve
- The display of the events on this app is actually really cool. You will love the beautiful images and how easy it is to navigate through the iCal like interface
- You can easily look at your entire weeks worth of events. You simple press the button that gives you an “at a glance” view so that you know what is coming up
- You can also easily move around events and organize them just the way that you want to. You simply press on the event and flick your finger in order to move them around
- If you have any type of iPhone supported calendars on your phone then you will realize that this app also works with them as well
- This can also support the syncing of multiple calendars which can be really nice if you want to bring a few different calendars together to make your life more organized
- You can either use the access for the full calendar or you can just settle for the weekly overview of all of your upcoming events that you don’t want to miss out on
- If you would like to add some new appointments to your calendar then it is really easy to do it. All you have to do is just double tap on the area to actually move it in there
- There is also a view that you can look at that is fully customizable. This is great for personalizing your display of your events
- You can edit all of your appointments and you will notice that the app also supports device rotation so that you can see the landscape and portrait modes
- You can hide any of the calendars you don’t nee din order to save space and make your life more organized. You can also hide the hours that you don’t actually need as well
This app is up on the iTunes website and you can check out multiple reviews that have been posted by users and reviewers alike. The productivity app has an overall rating of 4 1/2 stars out of 5 stars and you can download it onto your iPhone for only $1.99.
In the Close to Puerto Rico iPhone app you will be able to have your own little travel guide right in the palm of your little hand. This little genius app was created to give you a ton of tourist options that are all available within a ten mile radius of wherever you may be in Puerto Rico. You will be able to find things like hotels, taxi cabs, limousines, car rentals, local and fancy restaurants, shopping centers, recreational activities, tourist offices, historic sites, casinos and gambling, fitness and exercise areas, concerts, events, hospitals, weather, and other emergency info. There are also a variety of pre-programmed buttons that you can press in order to get a lot of additional features with the app. This makes contact with the location much much easier.
- There are number of pre-programmed buttons that are available on this app to be able to make your life much easier. One of those is that you can press a selected location that you are looking it and then you simply need to press a button in order to call it without having to dial any of the digits
- If there is a certain location or site that you are interested in and the site actually has a web page then you can just press a button in order to take you right to their homepage without you having to type in any type of web address or URL
- You can also use a button in order to send emails to people that you want to share the information with. You can also request for more info on any of the sites and you can also get reservations for different areas. All of these are available if they are applicable
- You also have the choice to be able to watch all kinds of different videos for the the locations if there are any available out there
- Last of all, you can choose to use the “MAP” button in order to open the app’s map and see your current location so that you can draw some coordinates on there
This app has been given some pretty decent ratings as of late. You can see that on the iTunes site that the game has received an overall rating of 4 stars out of 5 stars by multiple iPhone app users that have downloaded the game and obviously attempted to use it. This travel app can be downloaded onto your phone by purchasing it for only $0.99.
The Flashlight LED – Pro iPhone app is one of the very most popular flashlights out on the iPhone market. One of the reasons why it is so good is because it uses just about everything possible in order to light up your path. You can use the LED flash of the camera plus the screen that is on there. The app is super powerful but yet very simple. The main thing to remember is that you will have an incredibly strong light to use when you need it. If you own any kind of smartphone, then you know how important it is to have a flashlight on it. It can come in handy in so many different situations that it really is a must-have. Some of the cool new features that come along with this app are the concert lighter as well as just the fact that it really is the strongest flashlight out there available to mobile phone users. Get your Flashlight LED light today and start seeing in those dark places that you couldn’t see before!
- This is a pretty amazing LED flashlight that has been formatted to be able to be used on the iPhone 4. This way you can have the most effective flashlight available right on your mobile phone
- This app allows you to have a bunch of different themes on it which is great because you can customize it however you would like. You don’t have to settle for the default theme that is given to you
- The other fun thing is that you can actually pick whatever colors you would like. There is literally an unlimited amount of colors that you can choose from in order to do it
- One great use you can have for this app is to use it as a concert lighter. Whenever you get to that slow, moving song at the rock concert, pull out your lighter on your phone and hold it up
- This app allows you to get the maximum amount of brightness out of your phone. You will be able to let it shine out as bright as a normal flashlight so you can see around at night
This app has been given some pretty amazing ratings by people that have already downloaded and tried out the app. It has a rating of 4 1/2 stars out of 5 stars and you can currently download this app onto your iPhone for only $0.99.
The Elements – Dropbox Powered Text Editor iPhone app is a great way to share important documents across a number of mediums.
- You will be able to create all kinds of different text files on your iPod Touch, your iPhone, or even on your iPad. Once you have created them you can also edit them or you can view and edit already existing files on there as well
- This app is entirely cloud based so that you will have all of the data on the Elements app stored in a subfolder. This subfolder is going to be located on your personal Dropbox account so that you will be able to access it from any device or computer that you choose to view it with
- This app also has a great feature that allows you to autosave all of the creations and changes that you make to all of the documents that you are working on
- There is also some great offline support that is included in this app so that you can still upload your changes to the Dropbox the very next time that your device or computer is connected to the internet. This makes it great so you don’t have to always be remembering to upload your stuff manually
- There is also some great editing features such as showing you the word count of the document, the line count of the document, and also the overall character count of the document
- You will also be able to take advantage of the scratchpad that is located on the app to be able to sound out your ideas and also to store any little bits of information that you may have included in it
- Once you have completed the files that you are working on you can then email them as an attachment to be able to use them on other mediums or send them in for projects that have been completed
- You will also be able to customize the look of the app and also the text editor to make sure that it helps you be as effective as you can be while you are working on it
- There is also some added touch support from Text Expander that can come in really handy when you need it to
- There is also some free customer support that you can receive if you use the email address that is included on the app
This app has been given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars by iPhone app users and you can download it onto your iPhone for only $4.99. This is a bit more expensive than other apps but it also does a lot more stuff than other apps do.
In the Heat Pad – Relaxing Heat Sensitive Surface iPhone app you will get to see how your iPhone reacts to the amount of heat that is in your fingertips. You can create some fun shapes and pictures as you strategically move your fingers across the screen. This app has 9 different surfaces that you can choose from that each have some fun and hypnotizing effects. Create islands, or anything else you can think of while using the Heat Pad app for iPhone.
- On this heat pad app you will find that there are nine different types of surfaces that you can choose from in order to make cool designs
- The first of these nine surfaces is the heat surface which is the standard heat-sensitive surface that will react to the touch of your fingers and skin and create cool colors and shapes according to the level of heat
- There is also a flame surface that you can pick that creates fire-like images at the touch of your fingertips
- There is a fantasy surface that will create some pretty intense patterns that can be hypnotizing if you look at them for too long
- There is also a sky surface available that will create a beautiful pattern of sky and clouds that you can move around with your fingers
- There is a metal surface that can give you a fun, metallic feel to all of your pictures you create. You can see reflections off of the shiny chrome that will be on the screen
- There is also a spirit layer that will amaze you as it tries to bend the laws and theories of physics with its supernatural feel
- There is also a blur surface that will entice your eyes as it creates shapes that are blurry but have an effect of depth of field
- There is also a glow surface effect that will make your iPhone screen look like it is radioactive and glowing
- Lastly, there is also an islands surface where you can just create your own chain of islands. Each archipelago will be unique and is determined by your creative design
The Heat Pad iPhone app is really meant to just give you something to do when you are bored. It offers some relaxing and entertaining fun but the only downside is that there really is no lasting value to the app. It has a “Wow” factor but once that has passed you will probably pass on the app itself.
Voted 3 stars by iPhone app users and currently only costs $0.99 to download.
With the Keynote Remote iPhone app you will have the opportunity to take full control of any presentation that is given from your Mac. This app allows you to swipe through different screens as well as shows you the presenters notes so you can manage the whole presentation right from the palm of your hand.
- This is the ultimate app for taking control of you Keynote presentations on your Apple computer. It has been created for this specific purpose and does a good job on delivering on it
- The controls and navigation of this app are extremely easy to use on this little tool app. To go to the next slide all you do is just swipe it on your phone’s touchscreen. It is the same method to go back to a previous screen in the presentation. Just swipe the other direction
- You can enter extra notes through the app or display the notes that were already prepared on the presentation. You will see these presenter notes on right on the screen
- You can always preview the next few slides in your presentation in the landscape mode so that you can prepare yourself for what is coming up next
- This app is an easy way to be able to pair up your iPhone with any Mac or Keynote application that is out there. This is the easiest way to access all of the information and features that this little app has to offer
- In order for this app to run flawlessly you need to make sure that you have an Apple computer that has the Keynote ’09 software. You can get this software by getting a hold of the iWork office package for Mac suite
- You will also need to make sure that you have some sort of connection to the internet, preferably a wi-fi connection in order to make the connection seamless
- If you don’t have a wifi connection you can always create a computer to computer connection network through an airport enabled Macintosh
If you give a lot of presentations on a Mac at either your job or in school then this is a great presentation tool to be able to collect your notes and have them in the palm of your hand as well as control the flow of the presentation. It just allows you to have entire control of the Keynote program right on your phone. Great idea.
Voted 4 stars by iPhone app users and this app can be downloaded off of the iTunes app site for only $0.99. Enjoy!
The Picture Safe (HiDef) – No#1 Privacy iPhone app allows you to separate and organize photos and back them up no matter what they have on them. You will have all of you photos protected by a password and you won’t need to worry about people accidentally accessing them.
- This app will actually let you create your own storage area that is completely password protected. You can take any image from your personal library, photo album, or internet site and completely protect it and keep it private
- You can customize a bunch of different folders so that you can keep all of your protected images organized so that they are easier to view
- There is a slideshow feature you can adjust all of the settings and only put certain pictures inside of it
- There are advanced controls with this app including the the ability to access the mulitouch features. You can swipe the images, rotate them, and also zoom in on them
- You can import images knowing that you have the ability to bring in multiple pictures at a time. This feature is actually unique to this app
- You can also use the camera in your phone to take pictures while using the app so that they are private and secure right from the get go
- There is a quick hide feature that lets you replace any explicit picture with the photo of a fake spreadsheet or some kind of chart. This is accessed by double clicking the screen
- There is also a snoop stopper option that takes people who are unauthorized into a safer place where there are just generic pictures of beaches and landscapes and puppies
- You can access a dual password mode where it will allow access to both the safe picture mode as well as the real picture mode
- There is an icon on the app for a discrete section that you can put on the device
- You can also access copying and pasting, bluetooth transfers, and password reminders
If you want to keep your pictures private then this is the app for you. You can create passwords so that no one can see or access the pictures that are on your little phone. You can even take pictures from the app so that they are immediately private. This allows you to have a personal library that is private and customized to you.
This picture security app is rated 4 out of 5 stars by iPhone app users. For being able to secure all of your pictures this app will cost you about $1.99 to download off of the app store.
Do you ever get bored and just want to draw all over the pictures of your friends on your phone? Who hasn’t! In the Friend Doodle! iPhone app you can do just that and add all kinds of glow, chalk, graffiti, and sparkle effects to each picture in your gallery.
- This drawing app allows you to take pictures of your friends and then color all over them as much as you want. The sky is the limit with the amount of different things you can do to the picture to make it into a comical scene
- The picture editing app offers a wide variety of different colors that you can draw in and you can color code the picture as much as you want
- There are also all kinds of effects that are offered with the app that you can use on photos. These include things like glow effects, glitter effects, chalk effects, graffiti effects and more!
- The Glow Effects can give your picture a sort of neon feel like you are in some crazy eighties dance club
- The Glitter effects can make anyone’s facial features or clothes sparkle as if it were the middle of the day
- The Graffiti effects are also fun and you can feel like you just grabbed a can of spray paint and went to town on a picture in the middle of the city square
- The chalk effects have a fun pastel feel to them and you can add some fun shading to have less of an impact than the other effects
- You simply need to load your photos onto the app and then you can commence drawing all over them and redoing and undoing everything til you get it just right
- Once you have created an especially good picture you can then save it on your phone for future reference anytime that you need a good laugh
- Then when you have all these photos saved on your phone you can then share them with friends and family through email so that they can enjoy the same laughs that you did
This is a very simple app and you will have some fun with it, however, it doesn’t have enough cool effects to make it one of the best picture editing apps out there for the iPhone. If it were any more expensive than it is then it probably wouldn’t be worth downloading onto your mobile device.
Voted 3 stars by other users who have downloaded the app. This picture editing app only costs $0.99 to download onto your mobile phone off of the online app store.