Find of the Day – Google Voice

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Great Sites, iPad iPhone | 0 comments

So I’ve been fishing around to find the cheapest way to call my colleagues at Traderoot in South Africa, especially trying to cut the cost of the weekly conf call, that was costing 30c a minute even on Skype. After browsing through 101 suggestions on various calling services and calling cards that frankly I’m not too keen sending my CC details to, I chance upon something hidden in plain view… Google Voice.   In the US it...

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Constant tempo playlists – Part 1

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Fitness, Great Sites, iPad iPhone | 0 comments

Following on from Hillseeker Jeff’s POSE running course on Saturday, I went on a search for 180bpm music to practise to.  Anyway, I’ve been looking for a way to automatically find exercise music in a given tempo range for a bit. My ideal was to find an iPhone/iPad app that will allow you to play Spotify tracks of a given mood, style and tempo range automatically… I didn’t quite there yet, but am pretty close.  Maybe...

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iPhone Cycling & Running Apps

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Fitness, Great Sites, iPad iPhone | 0 comments

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve tried out a couple of iPhone apps to track bike rides or runs: RunKeeper MapMyRide Cyclemeter The basic functionality of these apps is broadly the same, and without extra sensors they use the iPhone GPS to track location, speed and elevation. The distinction between running and biking apps seems mainly a marketing one and all can do both sports. RunKeeper and MapMyRide are quite closely integrated with...

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Crossfit Timer App

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Fitness, iPad iPhone | 0 comments

Seconds Pro is definitely the best training countdown circuit timer app out there, and the frequent updates just keep making it better.  Use it! Both for iPhone and iPad. I’m still trying to find an equally good looking and functional stopwatch timer.

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