Thursday, July 30, 2009

Find Ghosts? There's an app for that!

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Mark and Wes at the LeCheval Vietnamese Restaurant in Walnut Creek, CA .

Sites of Interest:

Wes' iPhone Applications of the week:

  • Lunar Module 3d - unique lunar-lander style game that mixes classic arcade action with realistic environments.

  • Currency Calculator - multifunctional calculator which allows you to work with multiple currencies. All currency ratios are provided by a professional currency exchange rate provider.

  • AP Mobile - Select news from local newspapers and broadcasters and combine it with the best of the AP's videos, photo galleries, and national and international coverage. Has rare push notifications for important stories.

  • Tweetie + Boxcar - Wes likes this combination so he can use his favorite Twitter app, yet still get push notifications.

Mark's iPhone Applications of the week:

  • Star Walk and Pocket Universe - On an iPhone 3GS, these use the GPS, compass, and accelerometers to let you aim your iPhone in any direction and height, and they will show you what is in the sky at that point plus a lot more info.

  • B&N eReader - eBook reader from Barnes and Noble. Buy digital books and download them to the reader.

  • TripIt - forward your travel confirmation emails and TripIt creates a master itinerary for your trip, with detailed information about flights, hotels, rental cars and much more.

  • Sudoku Grab - capture a Sudoku puzzle from a newspaper or book using the iPhone's camera. Solve it on the iPhone, or let the app solve it for you.

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