Category Archives: TV/Movies

Discovr Finds Connections Between Apps

Total Score:  28.5

 I have to admit that it is counterintuitive for an app review site to suggest an app that can help you find new apps.   Nevertheless, I have to recommend Discovr.  It is in the entertainment category and is both informative and entertaining.  The simple explanation of this app is that you type in the name of an app you like and it plots possible connections to other apps with similar features.   For instance, if you type in KINDLE, you are connected to iBooks, MegaReader, Bluefire Reader and Book Crawler.   It’s a visual, “If you like this, you might like this.” Continue reading

Movie and Television Info at Your Fingertips with IMDb

Total Score:  28

The IMDb app is a must have for TV and movie fans.  It is your one stop source for information about actors and their roles.  It provides you with a treasure trove of information as you are watching.  Example: What other movies did Joseph Mazzello (Marine Eugene Sledge) of The Pacific appear in?   Answer:  He was Tim Murphy (John Hammond’s grandson) in Jurassic Park.  You can even watch movie trailers.  What’s not to like? Continue reading

PBS App –Television at its Best at Your Fingertips

Total Score: 27.5

      For PBS fans, this app offers you the opportunity to learn more about your favorite shows, set alerts so that you do not miss even a minute and get a sneak peek at upcoming programs.   Whether you are using the iPad or iPhone/iTouch, you will find this app helpful.  The green icon is for iPhone/iTouch devices and the blue icon is for iPad devices. Continue reading

TV Guide – No Need for a Printed Book

Total Score:  27

TV Guide app is a great substitute for the printed TV Guide.   The app provides you with a listing of all the channel options in your area.  It has all the functionality of the old TV Guides and features that make it hard to pass up. There is an iPad version of this app. The icon is identical. Continue reading