Friday, November 27, 2009

Food Network On Your iPhone!

Even if you are not a foodie, the Food Network can be quite addicting. If you want to take it a step further, you can download this Food Network iPhone application to find a wealth of videos and healthy recipes at your fingertips. You are given the opportunity to search through a number of recipes, so that should keep you busy for quite a while. For instance, if you are having some friends over who are vegetarians, then you may want to search for vegetarian entrées to find something delicious for all of you to enjoy.

This app also features holiday favorite recipes, or you can even search by your favorite chef. For the holidays, what do you think about Butternut Squash Lasagna? Swedish Meatballs? Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip? Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs? Now that you are completely hungry from hearing all of these recipes, I'm thinking that you are going to download this iPhone app right away. This is perfect if you are invited to a Christmas party and have no idea what to bring because you can whip up a little something special through a handy recipe on your iPhone. It will be good enough to compete with the pros!

by Patty

Friday, November 20, 2009

Your iPod Improves Your Fitness

If you are hoping to improve your fitness level and stay in shape for the holidays, then you better get your iPod full of amazing music! Recent studies have shown that listening to the right music will make your workout more efficient. Since you can expect to be ingesting thousands of calories on Thanksgiving day, you can also take preemptive measures against this potential weight gain by using music to help you work out smarter.

It seems that most recently, Nike and Apple have been working together to promote this combination regarding music and exercise. According to research, it seems that runners in London who were running a half marathon enjoyed listening to their iPods or live music when they were running. However, it is important which songs you choose for your iPod because they do need to be motivating and have musicality, association, rhythm response, and cultural impact. This basically means that you need to choose something that will keep you motivated and pumped up when you're exercising, and it is also helpful if it is a current and popular song that you like. The runners in the study also performed better when the rhythm of the song matched their cadence or heartbeat.

by Jonas

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Budget Better With Your iPhone

Life can get pretty hectic if you are trying to budget for yourself, let alone your entire family! It's time that you get smart and start budgeting with the Spend app from your iPhone. Obviously, the iPhone is a convenient handheld device that you can take with you anywhere on the go. The point of the matter is to start using it when you are spending money on entertainment, grocery shopping, or even going out to dinner.

This is absolutely the best way to keep yourself from getting behind on your monthly bills. This application will allow you to keep track of your daily or weekly budget so that you do not go over. The great part of this is that you don't have to look like an embarrassing penny pincher because you can simply enter all of your monetary information directly into your iPhone. People may even think that you are texting, when really you are recording your expenses to stay on track with your budget. Budgeting is no longer nerdy when you can easily do it on the go with your iPhone to stay on top of your finances. This is perfect for individuals or families saving money!

by Belinda

Friday, November 6, 2009

Relaxing With PDFs For The iPhone

I have just recently gotten more into reading as an adult, and I have Harry Potter to thank for it. Don't judge me! I always read in middle school and high school, but as an adult I was more into TV and video games. However, I recently went on vacation, and pretty much all I did was relax by the pool in the sun. What a tough life!

I decided that my best bet was to download a bunch of different PDFs of books that I would like to read. I actually had the opportunity to finish the last Harry Potter book in the series, which was really exciting for me. I also downloaded a few other books that I was interested in, and it really is the best way to spend your time, especially since you can even read your iPhone when it is getting dark outside. The only thing that you have to watch out for is water splashing on it, or even a light rain or drizzle. As long as you keep your iPhone protected, then you are completely good to go. This is the best vacation tool for relaxing and recharging your battery! I highly recommend it.

by Aaron