Of all my news apps, this is the one I like best. AP Mobile can be tuned so that it delivers you a tailor-made assortment of news according to your own interests. I especially appreciate the ‘breaking news’ feature, which alerts me to truly significant events rather than to every stray cat rescued by firemen. A good news filter.
Archive for August, 2009
People who wander the shelves of bookstores wondering aloud to themselves or audibly ‘whether I should buy this book online or right here, right now’ will love this app.
Amazon’s (now) got legs.
Aeroguide Pro allows the inveterate plane-spotter to preview the plane he or she is about to board, now complete with the airline’s livery, in full color.
Curiously, I’m about to fly in a United Airlines 757 as I write this, and have stumbled upon the same missing UA 757 that a previous reviewer noted.
A form of wickedness mixes longing for improved status with a sense of entitlement, then shakes vigorously. The recipe makes a deadly cocktail.
The craving of the lazy person is fatal,
for lazy hands refuse to labor.
It is one thing, we are instructed to understand, not to aspire to a better lot. The nicer homes and fuller accounts just a block away might well hold no appeal. One is born to this lot, not some other, and waddles unreflectively in it. (more…)
This fine app is limited only by the limitations of your AAA membership itself. It identifies AAA discounts near your location and, if requested, provides you a point-to-point map that will get you there. Better yet, for that once-every-five-years auto breakdown, if you’ve input your AAA membership number it’ll make your call for help for you with just a button or two on the iPod. The app has improved since I originally downloaded it. I find nothing not to like here if you’re a AAA member.