IPad Today 36
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Recorded: March 10, 2011
Published: March 10, 2011
iPad Today 36: Surviving Tax Time, Zite, Naturespace, Bluetooth Earbuds, iPad 2 Magic Cover!
Leo and Sarah show off a few apps to get you through tax season, Apple's Austin pop-up iPad shop, Zite vs. Flipboard, shamans in Naturespace, and the Magic Cover!
Today's Theme: Tax Time Apps
- TurboTax Specific to US tax. Does not import your last years tax. The app is free.
- 2010 Tax Reference Leo shows us "junk".
- Pageonce Like Mint, but optimized for iPad and able to add more account types. Links to H&R Block for taxes.
- My Tax refund Check the status of your refund. Made by Intuit.
So, That Happened
- The Statesman Apple set to open popup shop in core of SXSW action
- VMware View for iPad Recently released.
- GoToMyPC (Remote Desktop) Mentioned by Leo
- Zite Similar to Flipboard, but not as good.
- Flipboard Recently updated with Instagram support.
- Diptic Updated with Flickr support.
- iOS 4.3 Update iOS 4.3 out now. Orientation lock makes Leo happy. Better AirPlay support.
- Plantronics 903/R US BackBeat Headphones Bluetooth headphones that save the wire tangling. (Tip from Joel)
iPad 2 Discussion
- Turns out Sarah has had an iPad 2 in her home and Leo didn't know. Sarah loves the iPad2 and the Smart Cover. Leo renames the show Android Today.
- Leo and Sarah discuss white iPad vs. black iPad based on Lynn's video call.
- Lynn also asked about moving data from one iPad to another.
- Phoneview offers a backup solution when transferring data between iPads.
App Cap Awards
- Naturespace "Naturespace Holographic Audio provides an audiophile-class listening experience to all headphone users, including earbuds. Our 3-D ambiences transport the listener like nothing else on the planet. It is a truly profound new way of listening to the natural world."
- 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic "National Geographic Magazine has searched its vast archives to find its most memorable photographs. This application brings National Geographic’s 50 Greatest Photographs to life with the rich features and functionality of iPad™. Learn the stories behind our most iconic photographs, watch videos from our photographers, buy prints, share photos with your friends, and even connect to Your Shot to enjoy top user-submitted photography."
- SqSp 3
- ad times: :52 - 1:04 and 47:31 - 50:12
- Edited by: Sarah
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