MacDirectory Magazine

Fall-Winter 2010 (#43)

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56 MacDirectory REVIEW iToner 2.0.3 Made by: Ambrosia Software License: Shareware iToner 2 enables you to quickly create custom ringtones and transfer them to your iPhone with a single click - without modifying, hacking or having to reset your iPhone. Drag and drop your MP3, AAC, WAVE, or AIFF audio files on iToner's window, move the sliders to select the section of the song you want to use, click the Sync button, and you're done. No hacks. No per-ringtone fees. iToner was the first application on the scene to provide an easy way to get custom ringtones onto your iPhone with no per-ringtone fees. iToner 2 takes that idea a few steps further, offering the ability to quickly and efficiently crop your selected songs. When you're ready to sync your phone, our new ClearTone™ technology optimizes and enhances your music to sound great on your iPhone's speaker. Additionally, iToner 2 comes with a professionally-mastered selection of 40+ custom ringtones to get you started. Ringer 1.0.4 Made by: Pixel Research Labs License: Shareware You can now make iPhone ringtones! Simply choose any non-protected file from your iTunes library or any media file on your system and turn it into a custom ringtone for your iPhone. Make as many as you want, there is no limit to the number of ringtones you can make with Ringer. Easily select just the right part of your song to turn into your ringtone. Preview it exactly as it will sound on your phone. When you are ready press the create button and Ringer will make your ringtone and import it into iTunes where it will be ready to sync to your iPhone. Features: - Open any media file that can be opened by QuickTime. MP3, AAC, MOV, MP4, M4V. All the three letter extensions that you care about. This includes videos. - See the waveform for your media so you can quickly find the spot you are looking for or find the exact point where the sound stops. - Turn on fading on your ringtone. Fade in and fade out. Helps you avoid those unseemly cuts. - Control the gap between rings. - Auto volume balance. Keeps ringtones from being too loud or too quiet. Have a selection that is kinda quiet? Ringer will automatically make it louder. CNN News iPhone App 1.0 Made by: CNN License: Shareware CNN App is designed to provide a visually- driven news experience for iPhone and iPod touch users who demand accessibility and convenience. Simply put, the new CNN App gives you all the news and information you need anytime, anywhere… from the beach to the ballpark! Benefits include: - Read all the latest news most important to you. Easy to navigate by flicking or scrolling through stories and news objects just like album artwork on your iPod. Easy to consume with both snack-size highlights and full stories. Easy to share via Facebook, Twitter and SMS. - Watch live breaking news and on-demand video clips across all news categories - Save text and video stories to dive into later – and even save text for viewing without a connection (on flights, etc.) - Follow topics most important to you, and receive alerts when developments in those areas are published - iReport directly from the App! For all you iReporters, the CNN App provides a direct gateway to allowing you to browse content or instantly upload your photos and videos (if you have the iPhone 3GS) FriendLocator 1.0 Made by: BookMarc License: Shareware This app maps out your Facebook friends on an interactive map to help promote interactions between people near to each other. If a friend gives permission, their GPS location is available to their friends. - Map your Facebook friends to find out who is close to you. - View the status of friends near by. - Contact the Facebook friend near you by sending them email through the Facebook mail system. - With your permission, the your GPS location will be broadcast to your friends who are also using the application. Screen Shrink 1.1.2 Made by: Custom Solutions of Maryland License: Demo Screen Shrink is a utility to assist PDA, mobile phone and iPhone developers see how their applications look on displays of various sizes and resolutions. screenshrink.htm/ iPhone Apps MacDirectory brings you these great iPhone apps! Be sureto visit for the latest apps for your iPhone, iPod and Mac!

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