Spell Checker for Android checks for spelling errors and helps you edit any text, but the free version of the app supports ads and comes with a character limit.
Since it's less than 1MB, Spell Checker for Android downloads quickly and installation is hassle free. The user interface is clean, well designed, and very intuitive. The app offers simple but effective features, including speech recognition. When the user clicks on the microphone, they can speak, and the device will translate the sound into text. The app is free but comes with a 180-character limit and non-intrusive ads. The PRO … Read more
The free version of QuickVoice Recorder for iPhone does very little that the built-in voice recorder for your phone doesn't already do. You can quickly and easily record your voice with the tap of a button, navigate the list of recordings you've taken, and share them with people via e-mail as a recording or a ringtone. Is this enough to replace the built-in tool that comes with the iPhone? Let's take a look.
Quick Voice Recorder has a very limited audience in its free iteration because it really just retreads the same basic functions of a built-in … Read more
SoundCloud is a compilation of different tools and features that you may be familiar with in different settings. Designed as a mobile social network for music and audio creators (and their listeners), the service serves as a great way to share your sounds while discovering new ones from friends and artists alike. While its hybrid nature leads to a few limitations, it is ultimately an engaging, exciting way to interact with music and podcasts.
After registering for a new account or logging in with your existing account, SoundCloud takes you to your home screen where you can start recording your … Read more
Colors Pro Free promises all kinds of features to take your photos up a few notches. The problem? You can't use any of your own photos unless you want to pay to upgrade. So the "free" part comes at a price.
Colors Pro Free opens with a black-and-white stock photo of a hot air balloon. A pop-up appeared letting us know that if we wanted to load custom images to edit, we would have to pay to upgrade. So we were stuck with the balloon. The app doesn't feature much in terms of editing tools. It … Read more
Increasingly, the iPhone and iPad are becoming go-to devices for taking, editing, and sharing photos. With powerful, built-in cameras and Internet connections, you don't need a second device or a computer to take photos and share them with friends on the go. Filter apps like Crazy Photo Booth 2 take this to the next level by providing multiple ways to transform or add effects to your photos. Is this particular app worth the download, however? It depends on what types of filters you need.
Crazy Photo Booth 2 is free and features the standard ad bars that are found … Read more
Users who need to edit video contained on DVDs need a program capable of ripping the video into an editable format. DVDxDV for Mac, with its features and excellent instructions, is a great option for those who want to edit DVD video using other editing programs.
DVDxDV for Mac downloads from the developer's Web site quickly and the installation occurs without any user intervention needed. After accepting a licensing agreement and going through an initial setup, the user is taken to a menu with tutorial videos. These provide instruction on using the program and sending the files to a … Read more
Those who want to surf the Web without using Safari have many options. Chromium FreeSMUG build for Mac is a functional program, but does not add anything new to the browsing experience.
Downloading Chromium FreeSMUG's build for Mac takes a bit longer since the program is 46 MB. Installation occurred without any problems or user actions, though. There were no instructions, but the interface is fairly easy to interpret for those familiar with Web browsing. Support did not appear to be available. After starting, the program's interface was what one would typically expect from a basic Web browser. … Read more
One common upgrade to install for older Mac systems is to replace the conventional hard drive with a high-speed SSD to reduce data access bottlenecks and greatly speed up the system. However, those who have used some of Intel's SSDs may find that they cannot successfully install OS X 10.8.3.
After applying the updates from Apple, instead of booting normally the system will simply hang at startup or show a no-entry symbol that indicates the operating system cannot boot on the available hardware configuration. Reverting to the previous 10.8.2 installation via a Time Machine backup … Read more
With a powerful camera and millions of photos taken every day around the world on iOS devices, it is no wonder that so many apps have been created to add much needed functionality to the device. One such app is Brighten Me. Doing exactly what it promises, Brighten Me will brighten any of the photos on your device. Upon installation, you can instantly connect the app to your photo library and start brightening photos you've taken either with this device or an older device.
While the newest cameras on the iPhone 5 and fourth-generation iPad are much better at … Read more