So you’re jogging and want to time your jog with music? Working and want a simple Pomodoro timer that works with your iPhone music library that notifies you when to take a break? Or you’re cooking and want to set a timer for when to check in on the turkey in the oven, again listening to music at the same time? Here’s a nifty tip that will, simply put, set a timer on your music playback and stop playback when the timer hits zero.
If you’ve followed along with our IFTTT article last week, you’ve seen how easy it is to set up some simple email notifications for when your favorite blog (Appbite, wink, wink) posts a new article. But what happens if you have more than a few blogs you’re following and they’re all pretty active publishers? WEll, the gist of it is that you’ll see a ton of email coming to your account. That may be fine for some of us who live in our Inbox, but for others, email is counter-productive. But fear not, there’s an easy way to stay up to date with Appbite and other blogs without worrying about email overload. Enter RSS readers.
In short, a RSS reader is a piece of software, desktop, mobile or browser-based, that allows its users to read RSS and atom feeds. Whenever a blog or publication that supports these types of feeds (and they pretty much all do have it) [...]
I often find myself checking various blogs and websites for new articles they may have posted. Manually doing this for every website takes time, not to mention it’s boring as hell. Luckily there are better ways to do this. How about a quick and dirty solution to email you a notification whenever Appbite.com publishes a new article? The same solution can be applied to almost any web blog, so keep on reading…
We’re going to be using a free online tool called IFTTT (pronounced like “gift” without the “g”). IFTTT comes from If This Then That and is a dead-easy tool to create powerful connections between various online services, called channels. These connections are known in the IFTTT community as recipes and they always involve two services (this and that): a trigger (this) and an action (that). Quick annalogies for this [...]
Does Facetime cost money ? (when used on an iPhone)
We try to answer this question for those with iPhones on 3G/4G networks
Planning a trip can prove to be a real nightmare. Once you pick your destination, there are so many things to do that you sometimes feel overwhelmed. Find a cheap flight or a car to rent, book a room at a hotel or rent a house…and that’s just the beginning. Once you get there, you have to see where to eat, what to visit, what outdoor activities are the most fun and what to do to make the most out of this trip. And a single thing like not being able to communicate to the people around you because of the language barrier can ruin your trip completely. But that doesn’t mean you should give up traveling. Especially when there are so many apps that can make all these problems just magically disappear. And here are just 5 of them.
What do you do first after picking a destination? Look up flights or car rentals, and hotels that are [...]
Euro 2012 is finally here. And what better way to celebrate it than with 5 soccer apps? Besides watching the games, of course. They’re fun, they’re new, and they’re guaranteed to get you in the game frenzy.
The Official UEFA Euro 2012 is definitely the ultimate app when it comes to getting yourself informed about this year’s European Soccer Championship. Whatever you want to find out about the teams, match days or any other Euro 2012 sports related news, you can with a single download of this app. Once you download it, you can check out the complete calendar of the championship, the groups and the teams, as well as lineups for every recent game. If you’re particularly interested in a game or team, set up personalized alerts to receive the
The Apple AppStore has been around for four years now, and Hollywood for a whole lot more than that, but it’s only been in the last couple of years that box office hits found their way in one for or another on our iPhones and iPads. Apps that aimed to introduce us to the world described in the movie, or games that stranded from the original movie plot. Sometimes, the movie is better than the game, but sometimes, the game goes way beyond of what the movie offers. I’ve quite enjoyed the Cowboys and Aliens game that came out last year, but dreaded the money I spent to watch that movie. I really liked 2012 the movie, but found the game to be too…away from the movie.
This year, so far, only a handful of Hollywood box office hits found their way to our iPhones and iPads. And we want to tell you about the best ones. [...]