It’s not clear why Apple left the ability to print out of the iPhone’s capabilities. But Print & Share from EuroSmartz—which can print e-mail, attachments, images, contacts, documents, and Web pages to any network-connected printer—is a pretty good third-party solution.
The Weather Channel is top free app among weather offerings at the App Store. We catch up with Louis Gump, vice president of mobile for The Weather Channel to get the scoop on the app’s popularity, what goes in to making the app, and what we can expect in the future.
For both beginning and intermediate fitness enthusiasts, iFitness is a compact, handy, and surprisingly thorough exercise guide and log.
If you like keeping close tabs on the weather, a number of dedicated radar apps are there for the choosing. The $10 RadarScope offers appreciable bang for the buck.
With Print, you can print Web pages, photos, and contacts from an iPhone or iPod touch to a printer attached to your Mac. But the promising program suffers from some limitations.
The weather forecast app from AccuWeather is elegantly designed and easier to read than a competitive offering from The Weather Channel. But it lacks depth, and you may find yourself looking to other sources for weather info.
iHangman is a creative and well-executed offering—easily the best hangman game available in the App Store.
If you’re looking for a solid—if unspectacular—weather app that features frequent updates of current conditions and forecasts, The Weather Channel will serve your needs.
Jeff Merron looks at three variations of the classic hangman word game and finds MobilityWare’s offering to be the best, thanks to its nifty graphical themes and extensive word lists.
Jax has lots of potential, in part because it’s designed to be expandable; JoeSoft promises “dozens of new Jaks” that will be available as free downloads. However, much of the potential rests in a hope that JoeSoft will make much-needed bug fixes and improvements in functions that the existing modules don’t do well enough.
Portable video player for fifth-generation iPods.
Philip’s DCP750 is the most thoughtfully-designed iPod video viewers we’ve yet tested. The top-loading DVD player appears to have been a primary consideration, rather than an afterthought, and it shows in the unit’s ease of use and output quality. Philips seems to have done just about everything right, including choosing an attractive price point. Although not cheap, at $150 the DCP750 definitely gives you your money’s worth.
Portable DVD and iPod video player.