This app, which lets you read, view, and listen to many common types of files, has style and potential. But at this point, it's missing the reliability most users would want in their default file viewer.
Whether on the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, this app, which provides time, temperature, humidity, and precipitation forecasts, is beautiful and well-designed.
While this iPad shopping app from Amazon is is slick, well-produced, and easy enough to navigate, the online retailing giant's other app, Amazon Mobile, provides a better shopping experience for iOS users.
In the latest update to its iOS printing app, EuroSmartz removed a background printing feature at Apple's request. The ability to print from the background of other apps using AirPlay required a private API, which Apple's iOS development rules forbid.
Baseball fans will find a lot to like about the way this iPad app presents baseball statistics. But because the information lacks depth and other sources do a better job presenting the same numbers -- usually for free -- Pennant's pleasures are fleeting.
This PDF creation app fills a unique need on the iOS platform and does the job quite well.
The iPhone version of this Yellow Pages app outshines its iPad counterpart after a recent update that added easy to access lists of local deals and upcoming local events.
Both the iPhone and iPad versions of this mobile Web browser offer a workaround to Apple's lack of support for Flash on the iOS platform. The apps work as advertised -- some of the time -- but serious surfers may find Skyfire's limitations frustrating.
The iPad version of this mobile office suite has some limitations, but the app's robust and responsive functionality more than makes up for its basic approach to word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.
This app looks to let parents control what their kids can watch on YouTube. But the app is overly simplistic and takes an approach that won't appeal to many users.
New versions of PrintBureau and PrintCentral will allow iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users to print from any AirPrint-enabled app to almost any wireless printer. The updates also add support for background printing to USB printers connected to Wi-Fi networks via EuroSmartz's free desktop companion app.
While not perfect, this calendar app is solid and dependable. If you use Google Calendar, this mobile client makes it easy to stay on schedule when you're on the go.
Don't let the unremarkable interface fool you. Movie Night Out is perfectly suited for helping you plan out a night at the cinema that includes dinner, drinks, or other activities.
DataViz's app for editing, creating, and viewing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files on your mobile device remains a solid offering. But this universal app stumbles slightly on the iPad when compared to its more polished implementation on the iPhone or iPod touch.
What will be the fate of independent printing app developers once Apple perfects its AirPrint feature? Extinction may be inevitable, but likely a long way off.