Last week, I took off my case to clean off any dust or grit on my iPod and along with that stuff, I was faced with a scratch; not a huge one, but small enough for me to notice. Though I was pretty angry, the Dry Apply BodyGuardz that I
Invisible shields don’t protect your iDevice much from serious falls. Even so, they’re extremely useful for protecting your iPod from small scratches, annoying fingerprints, and small dust particles that can get under your skin (and screen). Plus, when you have an extra function built in, it’s that much better. Though
With so many apps today at affordable prices, it's easy to lose track of how much you spend on them after a while (which is undoubtedly the way Apple wants it). Now a tool has been released for the Mac that will tell you just how much money you have invested in software on your iPhone. Fittingly dubbed the App Store Expense Monitor, it scans all the apps you have in iTunes, checks their prices in the App Store, and calculates a total.
PocketMac, the long-time developers of handy Mac apps, has released RingtoneStudio 2.0 for iPhone. The app is intended to be the "Final Cut" of ringtone creators, adding several robust features to get the sound from your computer to your iPhone, allowing you to create an unlimited number of ringtones, and bypassing Apple's 99 cent charge to convert songs.
Most of you on a Mac have probably experienced the annoyance of iPhoto automatically launching every time you plug your iPhone into your computer. We posted a tip a while back to stop it, but since then a much more elegant solution has come out from Flexibits. It's called Cameras, for Mac OS X, and it lets you customize which apps are launched for each individual camera you own, including the iPhone.
The people at Ideaswarm have updated AppViz, their tool for helping iPhone app developers keep track of their sales in iTunes, to version 1.5.2. Since the initial release back in December of last year, they have taken the suggestions and customer feedback and created a whole new UI and a pile of new features, adding even more ways for developers to keep track of their apps.
The guys at RiP Dev have announced a new utility for getting files onto the iPhone from a computer. It's called JuiceDrop, and it lets you move files onto a connected iPhone or iPod Touch by just dragging and dropping them where they need to go.
Ideaswarm has announced AppViz, a cool new application for the Mac that "helps iPhone developers download and visualize their application sales." Instead of downloading statistics manually every day, AppViz obtains them with the click of a button.
Losing little things from your iPhone like precious photos can be a real pain, but it's usually not worth restoring your iPhone from a backup for. Now you don't have to, thanks to Mac developer Pádraig Kennedy. He created iPhone Backup Extractor, a Mac app that lets you open up and browse through your backup files.
Veisoft has just released their much-anticipated iPhone app, DataCase, for the iPhone and iPod touch. DataCase lets your iPhone double as a wireless storage device, giving you the ability to wirelessly store and retrieve data files of any kind on the device using your Mac, PC, or Linux machine. It also allows you to view Word, PowerPoint, PDF and Excel documents on the device.