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Help me blog with my iPad

What is the best solution for blogging with an iPad? Is anyone actually doing this? I'd like to be able to travel with just an ipad and a bluetooth keyboard instead of my laptop. What I need: CC photo search and image resizing, the ability to easily add links, and upload to a wordpress blog to which I'm a contributor. Blogsy looks pretty good. What say you Metafilterers? Doable? Pipe dream? Be honest.
posted by letstrythis on Mar 17, 2012 - 5 answers

Pimp my iPad

I can't be the only person on Metafilter who's succumbed to temptation and gotten their new iPad today. So now that I have it, what apps will make it extra awesome? [more inside]
posted by psycheslamp on Mar 16, 2012 - 61 answers

Kick ass at user experience

Please help me build a solid foundation in understanding User Experience. I am in technology and this skill will super help me. [more inside]
posted by gadget_gal on Mar 15, 2012 - 11 answers

Looking for a twitter client

Looking for a windows desktop twitter client like twirl. I know of TweetDeck and Seesmic. What else is there? [more inside]
posted by royalsong on Mar 9, 2012 - 2 answers

Buying iPhone apps in another country?

How do I buy an iPhone app for a friend in another country? also Travel & Veggie growing apps you can recommend would be very welcome. [more inside]
posted by Wilder on Feb 29, 2012 - 1 answer

iPhone Photography for an SLR User

What are your favorite apps, tips, and techniques for getting the most out of photography with your iPhone? Difficulty: I'm a proficient SLR user looking for something new creatively. [more inside]
posted by fremen on Feb 23, 2012 - 6 answers

A whole new world with iphone keyboard?

How can I best use my new bluetooth keyboard with my iphone? [more inside]
posted by Buckt on Feb 22, 2012 - 3 answers

Perfect traffic alert app

iPhone traffic app, with push traffic alerts? [more inside]
posted by lemonfridge on Feb 10, 2012 - 6 answers

How to see my own Spotify posts on Facebook?

How can I see the updates that apps post to my Facebook wall? In particular, I want to see my own Spotify posts. My Google-fu is only telling me how to disable the posts altogether.
posted by edrnjevich on Jan 30, 2012 - 6 answers

Where can I stay informed on new killer apps?

Frequently I notice that iPhone/iPad apps initially go on sale initially at a reduced price. Moog's Animoog app, for example, debuted for a limited time at $0.99 and now costs $30. Obviously this is a strategy to get buzz and positive reviews. However, I'm bummed for missing this deal. Are there any websites that give the reader a heads up on killer apps that have just come out and which are being offered for practically nothing?
posted by prunes on Jan 29, 2012 - 11 answers

The Easiest Calendar App to use (aka a Calendar for a Calendar-hater)

What's the most user-friendly Android calendar app? The prettiest layout wins. [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Jan 28, 2012 - 8 answers

How to add FX to videos on iOS?

What are iOS apps like Snapseed and Filterstorm, but for video — to add basic effects and color correct videos shot with iPad, iPhone? VideoFX Live doesn't do the job because it only allows shooting new videos, not edit existing.
posted by vladimirfrolov on Jan 27, 2012 - 4 answers

How should I use my iPad at university?

How can I best use my iPad at university (and avoid buying a new laptop)? [more inside]
posted by robcorr on Jan 20, 2012 - 13 answers

[android app filter] Can you recommend an app that will let me bookmark places to visit later?

Is there an app that will tag bars and restaurants that haven't yet visited, but intent to? [more inside]
posted by R_Kamidees on Jan 17, 2012 - 8 answers

What are good writing applications for the ipod touch

What are some of the best writing applications for the ipod touch? I am sometimes times writing on the fly and just did the nanowrimo thing and found it was a blast! So want to learn more about witing applications..Any info on bluetooth keyboards would be cool as I could use it with some apps. Thanks everyone and Happy and safe holidays and Merry christmas to all.
posted by Upon Further Review on Dec 26, 2011 - 3 answers

Best apps, podcasts, and audio files for a Cantonese-speaking woman to learn spoken English?

My girlfriend and I have bought her mother an iPod Touch. At her request, we're loading it with things to help her learn to speak better English. What are the best apps, podcasts, audiofiles, etc. for a Cantonese-speaking woman who wants to improve her English by herself? [more inside]
posted by Sticherbeast on Dec 24, 2011 - 8 answers

Please recommend apps/games to improve reading skills

Are there any iPhone/iPad apps or games that would help a 10-year old with her reading? When she reads out loud she does really well for a few minutes but quickly starts to skip words or guess them rather than trying to read what's on the page. She loves computer games so I was wondering if a reading game might motivate her.
posted by Dragonness on Dec 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Jailbreaking iPod

Mrs. Mitheral is getting a new iPod Touch for Xmas and I've got some questions re jailbreaking and app suggestions. [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Dec 19, 2011 - 6 answers

How to cut down on all these paper records?

I am a high school science teacher teaching five classes in three classrooms and my desk is in a fourth. I'd love to cut down on the amount of paper I have to schlep from room to room. Is there an iPad app available that would let me take attendance (and set absent as the default) and record hall passes, discipline, and parental contact?
posted by a22lamia on Dec 14, 2011 - 11 answers

If dev then hire

What skills do I look for in an developer? What do I test? [more inside]
posted by NekulturnY on Dec 6, 2011 - 7 answers

Zooming forward with the Xoom

I'm deploying a fleet of Motorola Xoom Android tablets to a couple dozen skilled trade workers. What apps do I need to include to help make my life and the lives of the workers as easy as possible? No internet access other than a few approved sites (managed by firewall and a wireless profile), but they'll be getting their email and calendar (all powered by GAFE) too.
posted by deezil on Dec 5, 2011 - 3 answers

Which ipad & apps should we give Pops?

Which ipad and apps for an easily bored father with few interests? [more inside]
posted by theplotchickens on Dec 2, 2011 - 8 answers

The future of news?

Best magazine (newspaper, or other publication) for tablet? [more inside]
posted by xicana63 on Dec 2, 2011 - 4 answers

Blackberry music app that will let me rate songs? And other recommendations.

BLACKBERRY USERS: Is there a music app that will let me rate songs? (Also, as a new user, I'd love to learn what apps you think are essential/useful.) [more inside]
posted by Alaska Jack on Nov 20, 2011 - 3 answers

Compelling or interesting uses of municipal open data

What are the most compelling or interesting uses of municipal open data? [more inside]
posted by parudox on Nov 18, 2011 - 7 answers

Sign Up Here One Click In Real Life

Looking for a user friendly way to let people sign up for an email newsletter at a live event. Other than forcing them to enter their emails right into the right website, how can I simplify the current process of a person writing their email down, and a different person writing it into a spread sheet, and then someone else uploading the emails into the newsletter system? Is there an iPad app for this? [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Nov 10, 2011 - 10 answers

Popup footnotes in an e-book app

Are there any iPad e-book reading apps that implement footnotes as a popup? [more inside]
posted by backwards guitar on Nov 6, 2011 - 2 answers

How to keep my email?

I'm soon to leave my current job. How can I keep my email that's in a Google Apps account through my employer (i.e., not a free Gmail account; the email address ends @employer.com, not @gmail.com)? [more inside]
posted by Other on Nov 3, 2011 - 22 answers

Oceans iOS 5

What would be a good ipad app to plan a heist with. [more inside]
posted by twinight on Nov 3, 2011 - 3 answers

I'm looking for the most bestest iPhone apps

What software or web app will sort iPhone apps by the number of reviews the app has received (and show me those apps that have received the highest number of positive reviews)? [more inside]
posted by segatakai on Oct 29, 2011 - 5 answers

Smartphone choices: iPhone vs. Nexus

I have conflicting needs driving me towards either the new Nexus phone or an iPhone 4S. Which will be better? [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Oct 25, 2011 - 13 answers

All I want is Instanote.

Working on an iPhone, is there an easy way to clip a small excerpt from an article in Instapaper and send it to Evernote without leaving the Instapaper app? [more inside]
posted by scarylarry on Oct 24, 2011 - 5 answers

Is There a Job Application Web App?

I'm looking for a web app that lets you create job applications and collect responses. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by tnoetz01 on Oct 14, 2011 - 6 answers

Help Me Max Out My iPad

I just received an iPad2 as a gift. I'm excited but clueless. Help me make the most of it and figure out basic matters of care and feeding. Some specific questions inside about apps, accessories, virtues, limitations inside. [more inside]
posted by foxy_hedgehog on Oct 11, 2011 - 16 answers

Women 2.0

How many women mobile app users are there in the U.S.? [more inside]
posted by enzymatic on Oct 10, 2011 - 1 answer

how to hope this newbie easy his Samsung galaxy/android OS pain?

How do get the most out of my new Samsung galaxy S2 (or android generally speaking) without it getting the most out of me? [more inside]
posted by chinabound on Oct 10, 2011 - 9 answers

Android note-taking app that lets you add pictures in the text field?

Note-taking app for android that lets you add photos inside the text field? [more inside]
posted by SouthCNorthNY on Oct 6, 2011 - 2 answers

How to ensure I'm able to migrate from Gmail for my private domain

How to use google apps to run my email but still be able to migrate to something else later? What steps do I need to take to make sure that someday if my business needs to I can migrate away from having google backend my email of my owned domain? [more inside]
posted by Twinedog on Oct 5, 2011 - 6 answers

Switching to Android

Switching to a Galaxy S2 from an iPhone 3GS. What do I need to know about Android and what are some great Android apps? Thanks!
posted by Aanidaani on Oct 4, 2011 - 17 answers

My 78 year old father is getting an iPad. What are the best apps for him?

My father is 78 and is housebound after 16 years of suffering from the after-effects of several strokes. I showed him my iPad and he was entranced so we are going to get him a top of the line iPad. What are the best apps that we can put on the iPad for him? [more inside]
posted by h00py on Sep 22, 2011 - 21 answers

Existe esto?

Does this app exist? I want a utility for my Android that will provide on-the-fly translations for selected sections of a body of text I am reading, without requiring me to leave the text or manually type in the section I need translated. [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Sep 21, 2011 - 5 answers

Finding games for an ancient iPod Touch

Finding games for an ancient iPod Touch [more inside]
posted by coffee and minarets on Sep 19, 2011 - 3 answers

Synchronising finance management apps for a couple

Recommended apps/websites for financial management for a couple - preferably phone-based with syncing [more inside]
posted by robintw on Sep 18, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me use Google Voice on OSX.

Help me make the most of Google Voice! I want to be able to send and receive phone calls and text messages on my Mac. I have an iPhone and a Google Voice number. Can you clear up a few things for me? [more inside]
posted by 2oh1 on Sep 17, 2011 - 15 answers

Is it possible to stay logged in to QQ chat on my iPhone while I'm using other apps?

Is it possible to stay logged in to QQ chat on my iPhone while I'm using other apps? [more inside]
posted by Patrick Leo on Sep 13, 2011 - 2 answers

What Droid apps are we looking for?

My SO and I each have a Droid X2 on with grandfathered in unlimited data plans. Waht cool games and apps can take the bes advantage of this? [more inside]
posted by sandra_s on Sep 8, 2011 - 4 answers

What San Francisco specific mobile apps should I put on my phone?

Which mobile applications are a must have for someone moving to San Francisco for the first time? [more inside]
posted by farmersckn on Aug 26, 2011 - 6 answers

Just Gmail

Can I have my Gmail (Google App account) logged in without Google signing me to every service and tracking my every move? [more inside]
posted by nam3d on Aug 24, 2011 - 5 answers

Mac Apps

Looking for the latest, greatest, Mac Apps. [more inside]
posted by aclevername on Aug 6, 2011 - 30 answers

Self-improvement via iPod

I'd like to find a use for my iPod touch that will, in some way, enrich my life more than just playing endless games of Drop7. Some ideas I've had: reading great literature in ebook form; memory training; becoming more virtuous; studying a foreign language. What other things can I do?
posted by yankeefog on Aug 4, 2011 - 22 answers

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