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Episode #89: Hands-on with an iPad

11:24 PM, Mar. 31st, 2010 · Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants and Raves

I had high expectations for the iPad and I am not in the least bit disappointed. Before receiving the device I had speculated that it would replace the laptop for many users. I still think that’s true but now that I’ve spent some time with one I also believe many users will want an iPad in addition to a laptop.

iRingPro iPhone ringtones

12:43 PM, Mar. 8th, 2010 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

If you are sick of the handful of overused, cartoonish ringtones included with your iPhone, iRingPro offers three unique collections of sophisticated, high-quality, and thoughtfully designed ringtones.

Voi! Lorem™ iPhone case

2:00 PM, Feb. 23rd, 2010 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

Over the years we've reviewed dozens of iPhone and iPod cases and we've tried to focus on products that are unique, offer superior functionality, or both. Conversely, we usually avoid reviewing cases that have no distinguishing features. I'm happy to report that the Voi! Lorem™ iPhone case meets or exceeds our criteria -- it's unique, with unique functionality, and several other features that distinguish it from the rest of the pack.


12:35 PM, Jan. 25th, 2010 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

How can you not love an iPhone app that costs less than $2 but can save you a lot more than that every time you use it? That app is called RedLaser and it uses your iPhone camera to scan barcodes and get you prices for the item from Google Product Search and TheFind. 


9:42 AM, Dec. 30th, 2009 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

The MobiValet is a simple device billed as, "the smart place to park your mobi." It's primarily for use in a car but there's no reason you couldn't affix one to a desk, table, chair, or almost anyplace you need to park your iPhone or other mobile device. 

Surviving High School

12:38 PM, Dec. 14th, 2009 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

Have you ever wished you could relive your high school years but make different choices and do different things? Well now you can with the new app from Electronic Arts, Surviving High School, a simulator/game that allows you to make the kinds of decisions you would make as a high schooler. Everyone knows how tough it can be to balance your social life, sports, and academics, and it is just as challenging in this game.


11:59 AM, Dec. 7th, 2009 · Bob LeVitus · Reviews

MovieWedge is one of the most ingenious gadgets I’ve ever seen and the most flexible stand I've ever seen for an iPhone. It looks like a tiny beanbag chair with a little lip across the lower front edge to secure your iPhone (or other device). It's so flexible, in fact, that it also works great with any iPod, PSP, Blackberry, or just about any other small handheld electronic device.


3:28 PM, Oct. 21st, 2009 · Bob LeVitus · In-Depth Review

There used to be an old comic book advertisement that said, "They laughed when I sat down to play the piano." The new GrooveMaker  iPhone app brings that phrase into the 21st century… Its ad might say, "They laughed when I said I would DJ the whole party with just my iPhone." But it's true: With GrooveMaker, from IK Multimedia, anyone can be a mixmaster and it's a lot easier than you think.