Friday, December 27, 2013

TurboTax SnapTax - Snap a pic of tax documents with this app and...


TurboTax SnapTax

TurboTax SnapTax
TurboTax SnapTax
Article Snip: "Snap It. Tap It. Done. Get your taxes done right and e-file securely in as few as 10 minutes.* You don't have to be a tax expert. We do all the hard work for you and you get your biggest tax refund, guaranteed! NEW: Now available in Spanish! IT’S SO SIMPLE: 1 - Snap a photo of your W-2 2 - Answer simple questions 3 - E-file securely from your phone or tablet START FOR FREE - PAY WHEN YOU E-FILE File your federal and state taxes with the app"

Reference: play.google.com

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Got a new tablet? 10 great apps that are a must have


10 great apps for a new tablet

10 Free Apps
Article Snip: "...with all of you who might have a new tablet in your life this holiday season. All the apps are free...."

Reference: www.wtsp.com

Friday, December 20, 2013

International Space Station (ISS) app


International Space Station (ISS) app

International Space Station (ISS) app
International Space Station (ISS) app
Article Snip: "...See Real Time Data and what’s happening onboard the International Space Station Interact with live streaming data from the International Space Station (ISS) app..."

Reference: itunes.apple.com

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Beware of "Google Vx" app


Android botnet poses as Google app, pilfers email and SMS

Article Snip: "...The app is presented to victims as an Android settings app that upon installation appears as 'Google Vx' — an app clearly not from Google that will siphon off the victim's SMS and email to servers hosted in China...."

Reference: www.zdnet.com

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Apple’s Most Downloaded App of 2013 is Candy Crush Saga


Candy Crush Saga Is Apple’s Most Downloaded App of 2013

candy crush saga

Article Snip: "...Just as trick-or-treaters crave sweets, iOS users crave Candy Crush Saga. When Apple released its list of the most downloaded apps on Monday, Dec. 16, that free-to-play game, developed by King, was crowned the most downloaded free app of the year on both iPhones and iPads. ..."

Reference: abcnews.go.com

Monday, December 9, 2013

Codecademy: Hour of Code, an iPhone app to learn coding on your phone


Learning to code? There's an app for that.

www.codecademy.com
www.codecademy.com
Article Snip: "...the goal of Codecademy: Hour of Code, an iPhone app released this week by the founders of US education startup Codecademy, whose website teaches people to code in languages including JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Python and Ruby...."

Reference: www.dailycamera.com

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Android Device Manager - phone finder, location, and erase data if phone is lost or stolen

Android Device Manager - pre-installed on some Android phones

Android Device Manager
Android Device Manager
Have you enabled the 'Android Device Manager' on your phone? This is a vital tool if your phone is lost or stolen and is found on many Android phones. If your device is lost or stolen you can track its location. Additionally, you have the ability to erase the data stored on your phone. If you have misplaced your phone and know it is in close enough range to hear it ring, you can activate the ringer and it will ring for five minutes to assist you in locating it. The Android Device Manager is a necessity for security purposes. This device is not available on all Android phones.

Reference: www.google.com/android/devicemanager