New kid on the block: StudioOne is a powerful new music creation and production app that rivals Apple and Avid offerings.
This app won't tell you exactly how much battery life you have left on your iPhone or iPod touch, but then it doesn't claim to do that. Rather, Battery Go gives you a pretty good estimate for how much juice you'll need to perform tasks on your mobile device. Large icons and a slider make this simple app easy to use.
Using this music-making app can be a challenge at first, especially given the real estate available on the iPhone's screen. But once you learn JR Hexatone Pro, it is actually one of the best music apps available at the App Store.
CrossOver Mac Pro 8.0 is an application that runs a virtual environment so you can run Windows applications on your Mac.
John Brandon breaks down the science behind the iPhone's sensors.
Gameplay is weak, the graphics aren't compelling, and the use of the iPhone's built-in accelerometer are poor in this surfing game. And that's a shame because iSurf should deliver more fun than it actually does.
This unique app allows you to do storyboarding -- plotting out what happens in each shot of a video or film shoot. It's a remarkably powerful mobile app -- and very valuable to creative pros -- though Hitchcock has its limitations.
How to shoot crisp and colorful video on your iPhone without the typical jerky-camera look.
This app aims to capture documents just like a flatbed scanner would. The results are fine, but you could pull off the same feat using the iPhone's built-in camera.
When nothing else will do except a hard copy of your signature, this faxing app comes in handy. While it has some limitations, iFax works reliably enough that you may be able to ditch that desktop fax machine.
As an amateur musician, I’m always looking for ways to get a song from my head into my computer. With Sonoma Wire Works FourTrack, it’s easy to compose an entire song, record the basic parts, and then export the audio to your Mac for further editing.
Sonoma Wire Works' FourTrack is an amazing iPhone app for musicians, songwriters, or anyone who likes to record audio.
If you need to edit Word and Excel files on your iPhone or iPod touch, consider Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite. It's a bit easier to use than alternative apps, runs fast, and is generally stable.
Long-time mobile app maker DataViz offers two different versions of its Documents to Go app for viewing and editing files on the go. We take a look at both to see if they measure up and which one best fits your needs.
Zensify is a social network aggregator for the iPhone and iPod touch that feeds a number of social networking services into one interface. It's useful for seeing trends in topics, but falls short in comparison to more powerful tools and those that are a bit smarter.