MacDirectory Magazine

Winter-Spring 2012

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DEPARTMENT Top Apps The hottest new apps, to make your life more fun, your business more productive and everything run smoother. Compiled from The App Store. Also visit for more apps and top software downloads. Manage My MiFi from TruConnect Mobile The Manage My MiFi app for Android, iOS, Mac and PC allows users of any MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless to monitor 3G data usage in real-time. Manage My MiFi is a small, simple-to-install app that monitors and reports real-time MiFi data usage. It provides a real-time graph of the actual data rate and real-time MiFi status reporting on signal strength, battery strength, roaming indicator and current mobile network. The app is available as a free download in the iTunes app store, Amazon Appstore and Android Market. The Mac version can be downloaded from TextExpander The 2010 Macworld Utility of the Year. Type faster on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch using short abbreviations that expand into long snippets. – $4.99 Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. PocketGuitar PocketGuitar turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a virtual guitar. You can press and strum strings, just like a real guitar. Along with several guitar sounds, you can also play Electric Bass and Ukulele in this app. You can also create various sounds by using effects such as Distortion, Chorus, Delay and Wah. – $0.99 Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Photosynth Photosynth for iOS is the panorama creation app that makes it easy and fun to capture and share interactive panoramas of the places, people, and events that are important to you. Using the latest in computer vision techniques, Photosynth allows you to not only make a panorama from left to right, but also up and down, enabling you to capture a full "sphere". – Free Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (4th generation), iPad 2 Wi-Fi and iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G. Requires iOS 4.0 or later. 64 MacDirectory

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