Author Archives: Josh Gard

Boxcar iPhone App Updated To Version 2.3 – Adds A Few New Features

Posted on 28 Jan 2010 by Josh Gard

Boxcar, the excellent Twitter/Facebook/Email push notification iPhone app, has just been updated to version 2.3, which along with the usual routine bug fixes and code optimizations, also introduces a few new features. Though none of these new features are breathtaking, they do add to the overall usability of the app, …

OpenTable App For iPhone – How To Book Dining Reservations From Your iPhone! [iPhone App Reviews]

Posted on 20 Jan 2010 by Josh Gard

I recently discovered a new iPhone app called OpenTable, which lets you search for restaurants and place reservations right from your iPhone. I’m amazed I haven’t discovered this app prior to now; it’s certainly proved its usefulness in just a couple days on my iPhone. As I was placing Valentine’s …

Add A Second Exchange Account To Jailbroken iPhones [jailbreak apps]

Posted on 17 Jan 2010 by Josh Gard

Patrick tipped me off to a new app in Cydia this morning, called AddExchange, that claims to add a second Exchange account to a jailbroken iPhone. This has been a dream of mine since Apple first introduced Exchange support in the iPhone OS (albeit with the limitation of only one …

Josh’s Favorite Jailbreak Apps

Posted on 11 Jan 2010 by Josh Gard

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted on more than just a brief news announcement. As the end of the year was quite hectic for me, I wasn’t able to dish out the typical quality app review I’d normally do. Well, now that we’re under way in 2010, I …

CoPilot Live North America Now On Sale!

Posted on 18 Dec 2009 by Josh Gard

Just as I mentioned in yesterday’s post about TomTom’s navigation app going on sale the day after Navigon’s app, today we get to announce CoPilot Live North America for the iPhone is on sale through January 2, 2010. You can now pick up CoPilot Live North America for only $19.99, …

Boxcar 2.2 for iPhone is out, with fresh new features

Posted on 17 Dec 2009 by Josh Gard

Boxcar, receiver of Macworld’s 2009 App Gem Award for “Best Notification App“, has just been updated to version 2.2. This update brings with it several fresh new features, in addition to a new icon and splash screen. In case you’re not familiar with Boxcar, it functions as a go-between app …

TomTom USA iPhone App Gets Big Price Cut!

Posted on by Josh Gard

It seems like just about every major navigation app has announced a holiday sale, and with each new announcement it seems like each company is trying to undercut the last one. In this case, following Navigon’s price cut yesterday of their MobileNavigator app to $59.99, TomTom announced today that they’ve …

Navigon MobileNavigator for iPhone Gets a Huge Price Drop & New Features in a 1.4 Update!

Posted on 16 Dec 2009 by Josh Gard

MobileNavigator, the turn-by-turn navigation app for the iPhone from Navigon, has just been updated to version 1.4, which adds several new features and performance improvements. In addition, Navigon has also dropped the price for MobileNavigator North America (iTunes link) to only $59.99 until January 11, 2010. If you’ve been holding …

Documents To Go iPhone App Gets An Update

Posted on 30 Nov 2009 by Josh Gard

Documents To Go, the top-notch iPhone office suite app, today received a welcome update to version 2.1. Among many bug fixes and performance improvements (which I must say are quite noticeable), DataViz, Inc. has significantly improved the way the app works with PDF files. You can now open password-protected PDFs …

Shazam Goes (RED)

Posted on 25 Nov 2009 by Josh Gard

Shazam has linked with with (RED), joining several iconic brands including American Express, Apple, Bugaboo, Converse, Dell, Emporio Armani, Gap, Hallmark and Starbucks, to launch the first iPhone App to help fight the spread of AIDS in Africa. With the same fantastic features as the recently launched Shazam Encore, (Shazam)RED …

CoPilot Live NA On Sale For Thanksgiving!

Posted on by Josh Gard

CoPilot Live NA (North America) provides turn-by-turn directions across the US and Canada, complete with detailed spoken turn instructions and clear colorful 3D street maps. CoPilot ‘s street maps are stored on the phone, so there ‘s no expensive map downloads or any risk of being stranded without a map …