I've got a Mac and an iPhone. I have a huge list of phone numbers to call in a spreadsheet. I'd like to copy/paste from the spreadsheet into a dialer which then dials my phone. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by amanda
on May 1, 2013 -
I would like to see a list of all the GPS and Glosnass that my iPhone 5 is receiving with their signal strength. I have searched but cannot find.
(This is similar to a app on the Garmin GPS)
posted by bright77blue
on Apr 29, 2013 -
When I have email on my iPhone, the Mail app displays the number of unread emails on the Mail icon on the home screen. I want an app like Notes that does this with the number of notes - and not through emailing my notes to me. No other fancy features desired, just something that gives me an easy visual reminder that I have notes to check.
posted by capricorn
on Mar 28, 2013 -
Recently my IOS (6.1.2) device (iPhone) has developed a peculiar behavior : Whenever App Store apps are bought/updated, the icons for those apps are relocated to the second page of my home screen. There does not seem to be a setting for this. Why is this happening? [more inside]
posted by cavalier
on Mar 11, 2013 -
Siri is touted as an advanced piece of engineering technology, but as far as I know I can open Apple made apps and run a command. Very helpful if you figure it out (it's worth it), but limited indeed.
What are its limits? Can this be extended?
Note: There is no Siri API, or god forbid, SDK, to speak of.
posted by tenstairs
on Feb 26, 2013 -
I'm working on a project that requires me to record a couple dozen interviews (two speakers max). Each interview is 45 minutes to an hour and a half in length. I have an iPhone 5 and want to use it to make my recordings. I need to send the recordings to a transcriber. I'm looking for a simple, reliable app that will make clean recordings. I'd like to avoid using an external mic if I can. Any favourites you can suggest? No preference for free or paid apps, I just want something that works well and is foolproof. [more inside]
posted by Felicity Rilke
on Feb 18, 2013 -
I just got a new iPhone. I used to have an adroid and had a favorite running app. Unfortunately, that app is not available for the iPhone. So, MeFite runners, what works for you? I'd like something what won't seize up or shut down in the middle of a run, that will let me listen to music or a podcast, and that will track my runs for me. If possible, I would also like an app that lets me record cross-country skiing and time on the elliptical machine (my winter and non-running day activities). Thanks.
posted by Area Man
on Feb 5, 2013 -
I'm looking for phone apps that will allow me to easily and simply record sound and simultaneously back up the recording offsite (send it to email, save to a cloud server, etc.). [more inside]
posted by decathecting
on Jan 11, 2013 -
I'm looking for an iPhone pedometer app that will count my daily steps. I'd like it to automatically run in the background all the time, so I don't have to remember to open it each day. Any suggestions?
posted by kidsleepy
on Jan 7, 2013 -
I'm creating a simple mobile app for a class project. What is the quickest and easiest way to develop a "proof of concept" or prototype for someone with limited technical skills? [more inside]
posted by AceRock
on Nov 12, 2012 -
iPhone workout logging question
I'm looking for a fairly precise logging app for workouts – particularly weight training for the iPhone. Let me log with minimal
taps and enter my own workouts. [more inside]
posted by filmgeek
on Nov 8, 2012 -
I want a super-simple iPhone app that will let me keep track of my discretionary spending. [more inside]
posted by peacheater
on Oct 21, 2012 -
I'm going to Kyoto for a two-day visit in November, but with only an iPod Touch 4 in my jacket pocket as I'd like to avoid bringing a heavy guidebook/backpack as I walk around exploring all day. What PDFs/docs/apps/downloads can help make my visit amazing, or at least easier? [more inside]
posted by mdonley
on Oct 7, 2012 -
Recently been experiencing lost app icons on iphone4. The phone is not
jail-broken and has not
been updated to ios6. The apps are still there & can be found in the search function. I did a hard reboot and some icons returned (not all), but worse, the reboot blew up my folders and screen setup. I also tried turning on & off the restrictions. No luck. Not sure what happened but is there any way to restore the icons without major disruption? Thanks.
posted by mbx
on Oct 4, 2012 -
I'm looking for a simple text editor app for iPhone that is able to edit .rtf files. [more inside]
posted by Yiggs
on Sep 3, 2012 -
I'm looking for an iOS (iPod Touch) app that will allow me to set up a whole lot of alarms like this: At 9:00 AM every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, make a noise and pop up a notice that says, "Go to Gym." [more inside]
posted by BrashTech
on Aug 4, 2012 -
I'm looking for an iOS iPhone RSS reading application that will queue up additions Instapaper or other read later service while offline. Most that I've tried require you to be online, which stinks since I read the news on the subway a lot. I've researched like crazy but most apps or reviews don't give details on this feature in their descriptions so it's hard to know, and I can't buy them all.
There is one, called Byline, but it hasn't been updated in a year and has tons of crashes when in offline mode, which defeats the purpose.
posted by kfs27
on Jul 31, 2012 -
I'm looking for a simple iPhone app: I want to start exercising for 30 mins./day most days of the week, but I may not always get in the 30 mins. at once. (Apparently, it doesn't matter
.) I want an app that tracks my daily minutes of exercise (e.g., 10 mins. here, 10 mins. there) and tells me how much more I have at that moment till I get to my 30-minute daily target. It'd also be nice if it told me my weekly minutes up to that point. I track my food in another app, so I don't need it to track calories.
posted by trillian
on Jul 21, 2012 -
Looking for the name of a game with numbered cubes and soothing music. Scant details inside. [more inside]
posted by bunny hugger
on Jun 21, 2012 -
iOS application recommendation: Is there a slideshow, flashcard, or similar app you think is particularly excellent? Please tell me about it! [more inside]
posted by lekvar
on Jun 7, 2012 -
Is there a good iPhone app for listening to my own downloaded podcasts/audiobooks that I have as mp3's? I would love an app that I can upload the mp3's to over wifi, and that has tempo control so that I can speed it up a bit. The app should remember the position I am in on each file I listen to, not just the last file.
posted by davar
on May 25, 2012 -
If I make an app using an app builder like Apple Developer, Buzztouch, Mit App Inventor or Andromo, for example, who owns the app? [more inside]
posted by cda
on May 20, 2012 -
I've written an iPhone app. I'm in the UK. Do I need to start a company to sell it? [more inside]
posted by Mwongozi
on Apr 30, 2012 -
My wife and I both have iPhones. We also own two cars. We each drive either of the cars, depending on where we are going and how many kids we're taking. Is there an app that lets us sync fuel records for both cars between both phones, no matter who does the fill-up? How do we synchronize our records?
posted by Pater Aletheias
on Apr 9, 2012 -
What is the best iPhone app out there for studying for the verbal section of the GRE? [more inside]
posted by kthxbi
on Mar 9, 2012 -
Recommendations for a clean, simple, functional writing app that will sync documents between a desktop Mac, ipad, and iphone/ipod touch. [more inside]
posted by The ____ of Justice
on Feb 18, 2012 -
I have thousands of photos in iPhoto, and I want access to all of them on my iPhone, but don't have space for full-res versions. [more inside]
posted by Quisp Lover
on Dec 6, 2011 -
Can you recommend an iPhone app for shared to-do lists? I don't mean "I make a list and send it to my spouse." I mean "List exists, and both my spouse and I can add to it and cross things off."
posted by HotToddy
on Dec 6, 2011 -
Looking for an iPhone app that helps me keep a tally of how much I am spending as I go -- cash, online purchases, etc. An on-the-fly "budget" that just counts down to zero. [more inside]
posted by amanda
on Nov 30, 2011 -
[app development filter] I know little about apps and don't even own an iPhone; please help me to commission a developer to customise her existing app so it can be used by my own customers. [more inside]
posted by braemar
on Nov 1, 2011 -
Using iPhone/iPad between two computers with roughly the same data. Is this possible? More inside: [more inside]
posted by damiano99
on Oct 14, 2011 -
I'm looking for an iPhone app that can use a previous photo as a transparent overlay to match up when when taking a new photo. I want to take photos of a tree every week and have each photo look as similar as possible to show the growth of the leaves.
posted by greenapplecat
on Oct 13, 2011 -
Can anyone recommend an app for learning and playing poker on the iPhone or iPad? Not interested in gambling or playing competitively, and I have no prior poker experience. Quite happy to pay for an app, if it's decent.
posted by Ritchie
on Sep 27, 2011 -
What is the best single-player and multiplayer (like by mail, except push notifications) chess app for iPhone/iTouch? [more inside]
posted by nrobertson
on Aug 28, 2011 -