Best of AppStorm in April

We’ve collected the top five reviews, roundups and how-to articles from across the AppStorm network in April. Whether you’re interested in Mac, iPhone, or Web apps, there’s bound to be something you didn’t spot over the course of the month.

Now would be a good time to explore a part of the AppStorm Network you’ve never seen before! Don’t forget, you can always keep track of the whole network via the AppStorm Dashboard.

Best of iPhone.AppStorm

7 Features to Get Excited About in iPhone OS 4

Every year, Apple invite a few select developers and media contacts to an iPhone OS event, where the new features to be included in the next iPhone release are unveiled. In this post, we’ll be taking a look at the 7 major additions and changes to the iPhone OS this year, and asking for your opinion!

40 of the Most Stunning iPhone Developer Websites

Today we’ll be taking a look at 40 websites of iPhone developers, highlighting those that pay particular attention to the design details of their software. After all, good software is beautiful software, right?

Head to Head: Gowalla vs. FourSquare

Today we’ll be comparing two of the most popular location-based social network apps around: Foursquare and Gowalla. These two apps are very similar: both allow you to check in at places you visit, follow old friends and meet new ones, and earn achievements based on where you visit.

25 Unusual and Inspiring Uses for Your iPhone

In today’s post I will be looking at 25 “Unusual and Inspiring” uses for your iPhone – ranging from health to remote controls for just about anything! Please feel free to discuss apps that you too find unique in the comments below. Now on to the list…

How to Use Your iPhone as a Hard Drive

While it doesn’t seem like iPhones/iPods will be supporting FireWire any time soon, a slew of third party app developers have addressed the need to use your Apple mobile device as a wireless portable drive. Nearly all of them function in the same manner so I’ll walk you through the app that I personally use and then present a number of alternatives.

Best of Web.AppStorm

The Essential Magento eCommerce Toolkit

If you are considering Magento for your next eCommerce project, you’ve come to the right place. The Essential Magento eCommerce Toolkit brings together the best resources available, mostly from the web, but also thrown in are a few printed texts that will ensure you have all the information you need to make your next eCommerce project a success.

Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions

Although FireFox is still king of browser add-ons, Google’s Chrome is surely gaining a great selection of extensions to make it an even more powerful and versatile browser. Here we’ve rounded up our top 10 Google Chrome extensions. Like iTunes in the Cloud is consistently making improvements and enhancements, sure to make this one of the best web apps around, possibly even replacing iTunes for some. We take a quick peek at what has to offer you, including a screencast preview.

Top 20 Photo Storage and Sharing Sites

We’ve rounded up the top twenty absolute best photo storage and sharing sites, including pricing, storage, accepted file types and other core information to make your decision even easier.

15 Apps to Enhance the Tumblr Experience

There are quite a few choices when it comes to tumblr apps. In this round up, let us take a quick look on the apps that help us to enhance the Tumblr experience.

Best of Mac.AppStorm

50 Inspiring, Awesome & Stylish Mac Setups

Here, we take a look at 50 visually inspiring, gorgeous Mac setups. Some are very minimal, others are wonderfully cluttered. They may not all use the most powerful Mac hardware, but will hopefully give you some great ideas for improving your desk and workspace.

Attack of the Mac Emulators: Retro Games on OS X

Today we enter into some seriously shaky territory that often stretches the bounds of both legality and awesomeness: the world of Mac emulators. More specifically the good ones, clones of old video game consoles. It’s a brilliant way to re-create a nostalgic experience on OS X, and relive the thrill of timeless gaming classics.

35+ Rockstar Mac Software Developers and Their Apps

Today we’ll take a look at some of my favorite Mac software developers. Some of them have created incredibly popular software while others are fairly obscure. You can be sure that all of the Mac and iPhone developers below have immense talent and at least one or two apps worth downloading.

60 Minimal Apple Desktop Wallpapers

Today we’re showcasing a massive collection of 60 desktops that are Apple-centric and completely un-cluttered. Show off your Apple pride in style, and feel free to share any others in the comments!

How and Why to Upgrade Your Mac’s RAM

This article will help anyone looking to upgrade their RAM but is especially targeted at computer hardware novices. Many of the steps I will go through are to simplify the process of finding the right RAM for your Mac and can be completely skipped if you already know what you need and where to get it. Let’s get started!

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