Groupon – Update 1.6.2

Groupon has updated their app with a few small features and bug fixes. Groupon is a “deal-of-the-day website that features discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies.” Here are the new features: [Read more…] Releases iPad App

The iPhone app is great. You can drive around and look for houses for sale using the location based search. There are a ton of great features and it’s easy to use. I remember when I first installed the app I went straight to my iPad to see if there was a version for it. At the time, there was not but now there is! It looks so great on the iPad and it makes great for sitting on the couch with my wife and looking for a new home. The app is free to download so check out the screenshots below and then go download it! [Read more…]

Craigsphone Update – New Features & Improved UI

Available In: App Store       Price: $4.99  

Craigsphone I have to admit… I have recently become a slight craigslist addict and Craigsphone is my app of choice. Yesterday, the app received an update. The update is a vast improvement over the previous version. Where things used to look messy and thrown together they now look sleek and clean… even the icon has a new look!
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Mixing Bowl – Cooking Application

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Mixing Bowl I will admit, I may have a slight addiction to recipe applications. I just love the ease of using my iPhone while cooking (though, I am occasionally concerned for it’s safety!). So, when I came across a relatively new application titled Mixing Bowl, I installed it on the spot! The Mixing Bowl application is based off the website (which I had not indulged in prior to installing the iPhone application). I found to be an upbeat, social cooking website that is largely member maintained.

In order to use the Mixing Bowl iPhone application, you will need to become a member of Normally I’m not big on apps that require you to become a member in order to use them but, I make exceptions for cooking apps! :)
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TasteTimer – Food Preparation Guide

Available In: App Store       Price: $3.99  

TasteTimer TasteTimer is a simple application that allows you to quickly view the amount of time for tea, coffee, and food preparation.

The app includes 19 categories of food ranging from tea to eggs to vegetables to poultry. Each category includes specific types of preparation. For example if you chose the Eggs category you would then see the option for Hard Cooked, Sunny Side Up, Poached, Frittata… etc. Once a specific type of preparation has been selected you are given details about the preparation including; the temperature, the quantity of food and the cook time. There is also the ability to set a timer as well as adjust the timer and choose from 22 timer sounds. [Read more…]

Woot Buzz – Get Notified When Your Keywords Are Available On

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

##ICON_NAME## Woot Buzz is a simple application that will notify you when your keywords come up for sale at,,, and

This app is very simple… enter keywords and you will be notified via a free text message when those items become available on one of the five woot sites.

“When you item is found Woot Buzz sends you a free text message to your phone. This text message is absolutely free and you will not be charged for it.

Follow the link at the bottom of the message to visit the website that has your item for sale and buy it at a discount.”

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Starbucks Card Mobile – Pay From your iPhone or iPod Touch

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Starbucks Card Mobile Today Starbucks released their official application, myStarbucks however they also released Starbucks Card Mobile. At first I thought the app looked slightly uneventful but then I took a closer look.

Starbucks Card Mobile allows you to view the remaining balance on your Starbucks card, reload your Starbucks card, view your recent transaction and… get this… allows you to pay using your Starbucks card right from your iPhone or iPod touch. [Read more…]

Marriage Log – Keep track of your marriage!

Available In: App Store       Price: $1.99  

Marriage Log Marriage Log, by the He Said She Said blog, is an application designed for married couples. It allows you to quickly and easily keep track of those important marriage moments and details.

The app has four main categories; The last time we…, Plans for “us” time are…, I need to remember to… and Details about me spouse are…

In each category, you can add things specific to your marriage… including that date in which they occurred. [Read more…]

Chipotle Releases App in App Store

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Chipotle Yesterday, Chipotle’s official application hit the App Store – Chipotle Ordering. I don’t know about you guys but, I seriously love Chipotle! Like seriously. So as you can imagine, I was totally stoked about the new app. The app allows you to find the nearest Chipotle restaurant, view the menu, learn more about Chipotle (and their quest to serve fresh, natural, organic products. YAY!) and pre-order your meal.

The interface is lovely and self explanatory. It is extremely easy to create your order exactly how you would like it… you are able to choose the exact toppings, sides and drinks you would like with your order. After you have selected everything you would like, it gives you a nice breakdown of what it will cost. I also love that you can create Favorites for quick ordering. [Read more…]

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Releases iPhone Application

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Coldwell Banker Real Estate recently released an official application in the App Store. The app allows you to search properties for sale, recent sales and international properties. It also has a notification feature that will notify you when properties that meet your criteria become available. You can get a full list of features in the App Store Description below. Below are also three promo videos you can check out… I actually laughed out loud when they whispered, “Also available for the Google Android” at the end of the video!


App Store Description:

Whether you’re in the market for a new home, dreaming about a vacation place or just curious to see million dollar properties, the Coldwell Banker app gives you the ability to explore real estate anytime anywhere.
Some of the unique features of the
Coldwell Banker app include:

-Property search: GPS based and traditional search of homes for sale

-Recent home sales: GPS based and standard search of recent homes sales using real home sales data

-International search: ability to search for properties across the U.S. and in over 25 countries across the globe

-My Coldwell Banker functionality: save searches, properties and more to your profile

-New property notification: get notified on your app icon when new properties or open houses are available that meet your criteria

-Agent contact: with one click contact a Coldwell Banker agent by phone, email or save to your address book

-Slideshows, filtered searches, and more.

© 2009 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker® is a registered trademark licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Office Is Independently Owned and Operated.

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eBay Updated with Push Notifications

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

eBayeBay has recently update their iPhone app to include push notifications for outbid events and watched items. There’s are a lot more great features ability to pay with PayPal, search for completed items and search in description. The completed items thing is sweet ’cause now you can go to garage sales and search for an item to see what’s it’s really worth by seeing what it sold for as a completed item, not just current live items.


Friday Night Movie Night: Pizza Hut App

Available In: App Store       Price: Free  

YouTubeOk, so it’s actually not Friday night, it’s Saturday morning. Maybe we could call this Saturday morning cartoons! Well, we’re on vacation right now and didn’t get to Friday Night Movie Night last night. Now that we have a nice 3G connection we can post some videos. This was one of the top viewed iPhone videos on YouTube in the last week. It’s an app for ordering pizza from Pizza Hut. Looks pretty nice!

Pizza Hut

eBay Mobile 1.3 Update

eBayeBay Mobile has recently updated to version 1.3. Lots of new features, a big one, leaving feedback for sellers and buyers.

Leave Feedback


There’s also a link to see a seller’s other items. This is nice when you find something you’re looking for and want to see what else the seller might have. You could not do this before. Another of my favorite features of this update is the ability to see search results for more than 100 items. Usually you would search and 25 items would appear in the list with a link to load 25 more. After 100 loaded it would stop searching. Now it goes on and on! [Read more…]