Whether you are in the market for buying a new car or you’re a know it all car addict, ContactCars is a great app that will help you find car prices, old or new it’s all there. The first version released Sep 7, 2010 only had a few features, but soon after in Dec 15, 2010 version 2.0 came out with some more features, and retina display support for iPhone 4 and iOS 4 multitasking.
ContactCars is ranked #176 overall, and #11 under lifestyle category on the Egyptian App store it ranked 1st free app upon it’s initial release.
The core of ContactCars for the iPhone is that it utilizes the real estate of the large iPhone screen unlike previous WAP versions which deliver a poor experience when compared with iPhone.
When you first launch ContactCars app you get a main screen with all the car brands, sometimes it takes your eyes a while to catch the car model you’re looking for, but you can search for it also, when tapping on the car manufacturer icon you get a nice animation transitioning to a list of different models with an image. Tapping on a specific car gives you all the details, including and most importantly an installments calculator, this is really handy for making your buying decision.
Here is the feature list … Continue reading »
Cairo just got CircleTied
With CircleTie for Egypt you can:
✓ Discover the top new places around you
✓ Tell your friends or tell everyone that you are at your favorite place having a good time
✓ Write tips about what’s hot and what’s not at the place you’re in
✓ Find out what your favorite cinema is playing
On an earlier post of mine on how to conserve battery power for the iPhone, I talked about how I found out that an unknown program on my phone was uploading data without my permission. I evidenced that when I my battery power was insufficient to complete the day (even with charging fully twice), and my phone started to CONTINUOUSLY buzz when I passed it near any speakers, my bills were increasing with the same amount of daily data usage, and I bought a program from the App Store called “Download Meter” that showed me how the GPRS/3G connection always has an increasing number of upload without me doing any net-related activities. Continue reading »
I have been reviewing this forum for quiet some time now, and I noticed that most of you are looking for a voice activated GPS application. After some research, I came across the iGo application for the iphone. Well, it doesnt have all the features that the Ndrive or Tomtom offer. However, it does the job!
After trying the application for about 15 mins, here are the pros and cons, in my opinion: Continue reading »
Yet another GPS app with the infamous Cairo map from Teleatlas. But what is unique here is that it’s the first good one on the app store for Egypt. One should not expect the same quality as European maps, Egypt has just entered the GPS market as of late, due to the government ban. Many GPS fans will be happy with this new app, others not so much. Nevertheless it’s a decent application one worth buying if you’re a GPS person. The price is steep for an app, Ndrive Egypt will set you back EGP 385 ($70). Although using your iPhone as a GPS is a different story, you might want to consider an independent GPS hardware, like Garmin etc… Continue reading »
Facebook App for me was a great app unfortunately it had many shortcomings such as no events to find out when your friends’ birthdays are, now with Facebook 3.0 they have been listening and it’s all there. In my opinion it’s been quite stable, it’s a feature rich and brilliant usability. Continue reading »