Monday, March 14, 2011

Scanner Radio Pro

Because somebody should watch the watchers.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Instant Heart Rate

I like this app more than I probably should.  It isn't especially fun or useful to me, but every time I open open it, I feel so very impressed with the current state of technology.

Thursday, March 10, 2011


Another addictive free game for you readers.  I present: Ninjump!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Barcode Scanner

If you've been wondering how to scan those QR codes you see from time to time (like the ones posted on here) then Barcode Scanner is a good solution. 

With this handy app you can scan regular barcodes on products and look up pricing and reviews.  If you scan a book's barcode you can search inside the book for a word and find where it occurs (if the book is on

Or you can scan QR codes which can store anything from contact info, URLs, SMS or plaintext messages, and more.  If you see a QR code on this site to download an app that you want, you can just scan your monitor and it'll take you to the place to download the app.

Usage of Barcode Scanner is pretty straightforward and easy to figure out.  The only downside to it could be the fact that it does not retain a history of previous scans.  Personally I'm not sure if that's a drawback or not, since I'm not sure I'd want it to keep a history.

So, should you download barcode scanner? The answer to that question lies in this QR code:

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Angry Birds

If you have a smartphone, you probably already know about this game.  But if you haven't played it yet, here's my take on it.

Sunday, March 6, 2011


I'm posting this etirely from my phone using the Blogger app.  It seems pretty well set up and easy to use. 

It seems to have a few less options than using a computer.  I wish it could schedule posts to go up at a later time, but aside from the minor drawbacks it is pretty convenient and can access my camera so I can take pictures and put em on here easily...If I wanted to.

Here's a screenshot I just took:

And the QR code to download the app. 

I won't make all my posts this way, but is is nice to have the option.

Mission Statement

I'm starting up a this new blog which will be reviewing software.  Mostly I'll be covering apps for the Android OS but we'll see how it goes.  Hopefully I'll be able to help people find some cool new apps to try out.  Check back later for my first review.  I should be posting something new every day.