App Review: Crop-Size

Crop-Size iPad Pro

The iOS App Store is a wonderful thing. So many apps to choose from for virtually every conceivable use. However, as there are now just so many applications in there discoverability can sometimes be a challenge. Case in point, Mark has often lamented about the inability to crop photos in iOS to specific dimensions. He was not alone in this search as I have heard other users complain about this apparent lack of the seemingly most basic ability.

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GoEuro. The Ultimate Three-in-one search for rail, coach and air providers in a simple to use app

GoEuro has launched a brand new free and easy to use app on Android and iOS, providing the best options for travel by train, coach or air, all at the simple touch of a button. The new app will allow users to compare travel time and prices from over 160 rail and coach companies as well as airlines globally, enabling them to compare travel time and prices for the full journey, and book their tickets in eight countries.
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iPad Alarm Clock Now Part of iOS 7

iPad’s never had a system integrated Alarm clock since the iPad 1. The iPhone and iPod has an alarm clock but why not the iPad a question that’s left mystified many people including myself why Apple never included an alarm clock on the iPad.

Daft as it might seem but the inclusion of an Alarm Clock for iPads is quite a big thing. Most might see the iPad as a 3rd screen, a device for taking to bed or leaving on the side table so it would make sense it would have an alarm feature before now right?

Sure there are plenty of Alarm apps out there on the app store but where the iOS 7 kills them stone dead is that it’s system integrated meaning you don’t have to leave your iPad unlocked or, even worse, have the app running in the foreground and let it dim the screen.

iOS 7 Alarms

Quite simply the view is gorgeous taking a timelines and calendar approach to the whole time and alarm process.

Snoozing with iOS seven alarms

The ultimate dilemma approaches.

Here’s where I’m most torn about this News feature. On the iPhone you have to hit an exact area to silence the alarm when it goes off. On the iPad you simply have to touch anywhere on the screen Making it less of a mental challenge in the mornings so that’s probably going to lead to me laying in just a little bit to longer than I should should do.

My only concern overall is how is it going to look one or two years down the line? Sure it looks like a big brother called departure know that how long till the design style becomes old and stood ?

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A quick look at some of the reviews we have coming up in the next few days to keep your appetite moistened.

Mac Software Reviews


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Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery 6

It’s always good to have data recovery and Stellar Phoenix gets an overhaul featuring NTFS recovery and 30% off.


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iOS App Reviews


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Bossjock studio – the bossjocks


This free app allows you to find the hottest clothes, shoes and accessories, to collect them and to order them directly from one of more than 100 online shops via Stylight.

PDFPen For iPhone & iPad

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PDFpen for iPhone – SmileOnMyMac, LLC

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Daily Mirror Free For iPad owners

Hours after we news about The Daily app is going to close, Trinity Mirror has launched a free interactive iPad app for the Daily Mirror that will offer its readers the chance to catch up with the paper digitally during the week. In a move that is seen by many as a game changer, the digital iPad edition will be free in the UK, Monday to Friday.

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SmartGlass Brings Xbox Compatibility to iOS, Android Tablets

Microsoft’s long-awaited SmartGlass app has hit finally the iOS App Store. It is essentially a super-powered remote application for the Xbox’s entertainment features. It’s pretty much a souped-up version of Apple’s Remote App that can be used to control similar features in iTunes. SmartGlass, however, is cross platform – it’ll work on any tablet PC without a hitch. There are also a few extra features packed into Microsoft’s offering.
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Easy Website Creator Zapd 1.4 now available

Creating websites quickly on your iphone
zapd Easy Website Creator Zapd 1.4 now available

Creating websites quickly on your iphone

Simplicity can be the key at times with putting images on a website and this is where Zapd comes into it;s own.

V1.4 has just been released with the following updates

– Custom URLs are here!! Want to personalize your web address? You can do it now! Under Settings, choose a URL that you want and now you’ve made a custom website right from your phone!

– Option to make individual Zaps “private”. When you mark a Zap as private, it won’t show up in our showcase and only people whom you give the URL to will know about it. A great way to share personal events with a select group!

We have our own sample page here if you want to see a quick and dirty example of what can be done.

Opera Mini 6 – A replacement for Safari on iPhone

Browsing on a mobile phone had been something of a holy grail for me being the geek that I am. The thought of checking in with websites and keeping an eye on my business at the time seemed great but until the iphone came along, nothing really delivered.

Safari on the iPhone was a great leap forward in browser innovation, rendering in a full desktop experience, nothing came close to what Apple squeezed onto a phone, however, it’t not without it’s drawbacks, being cumbersome and a touch heavy on older iPhones.

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