eQuake Earthquake App Review

Sept. 2017, Bali, Indonesia: Mt. Agung Eruption So I’m sitting within 50 miles (~80 kilometers) of Mount Agung, a volcano that’s about to erupt, probably, on the island of Bali, Indonesia in the Indian Ocean. How’s your day going? They’ve evacuated thousands of people living within a radius of roughly 6 miles (10 km) of […]

IPad Apps For Seniors And Non-Geeks

I have a friend who is 55 years old and no dummy, but he’s really not a tech guy at all. I took a look at his iPad about a week after he got it and it had almost nothing on it except the preloaded apps. It made me wonder how many millions of people-not […]

Android Scanner Application: Create PDFs With Your Android Device

In my never-ending quest to point readers toward first-rate mobile device applications for platforms other than iPhone, take a look at this very handy app for Android users that enables you to take a quick photo (maybe misleadingly referred to as a “scan”) and save it on your device as a PDF file ready to […]

IPad Children’s Book Apps-The Curious Adventures Of Pickle Bob

You have probably heard how children’s books are a particularly strong seller in the App Store, with their possibilities for immersive artwork, audio and other interface features that are well beyond what books can offer. Writers aren’t the only people interested in creating books-as-apps for mobile platforms. It can’t be a surprise that a new […]

Keeping Track of Tasks

Tasktoy is a new web application that might get you on track to becoming more organized. It’s kind of a personalized homepage that contains your tasks and a Google Search box and customizable links. The theory being that in order for online task lists to work, you need to look at them often – so […]