This week Vern Seward offers you a mixed bag, a small potpourri of apps that you might find useful and interesting. This week's Free on iTunes takes a look at Quotes!, Dribbblr, and Fotopedia Reporter.
Forget warp drive, Mr. Fission and flying cars. For a real glimpse of tomorrow's technology today, it's hard to imagine anything cooler than charging your iPhone with a tablespoon of water. Contributing Editor Chuck La Tournous looks at the PowerTrekk -- a hydrogen fuel cell that's barely indistiguishable from magic.
You have a Mac and an Apple TV, but sometimes you want to watch your movies and TV shows on your iPad. How do you do that without syncing videos to your iPad? It's pretty easy once you enable Home Sharing.
This week in Free on iTunes Vern Seward appeases his daugther and grandson by looking at three kid-friendly books for iOS. Jack and Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, and Iron Man.
The iTorch IMP52D charger with LED light and laser pointer presents as a multi-function device that will charge all existing versions of the iPhone and iPad. There's also a laser pointer and flashlight thrown in for good measure. For the most part, it achieves those goals well.
New e-periodicals blur the line between apps and magazines. In this week's Free on iTunes Vern Seward take a look at "app-zines" from one company, MERI Media .
Those mostly awesome tabletop optical projectors that are used for presentations are bright but are still fairly expensive. For certain uses, it's often handy to have a handheld device that can attach to an iPhone. The ipico handheld projector is about the size of the iPhone and can throw an image over 6 ft. with good visibility in darkened conditions. Currently available for iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S.
Want to know what your phone is thinking about? Vern Seward points you to three free iOS app that should help you find out in this week's Free on iTunes. SysStats Lite, System Status Lite and System Utility.
If you are feeling restless and looking for something to shake out the cobwebs and get a fresh perspective on things, then check out these three free apps Vern Seward offers in this week's Free on iTunes. Localscope, Airbnb, Takes.
The compact Braven 570 speaker allows you to use Bluetooth to wirelessly stream music from your phone. It also allows you to use it as a speaker and noise canceling microphone for voice conversations. Finally, it can recharge your phone or MP3 player.
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