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Personalized TV Recommendations And More From Peel

Posted by Jennifer Allen on November 29th, 2011
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

As anyone with cable TV will tell you, picking what to watch isn't as easy as it could be. While there's always a channel guide to browse through, it's frequently not very intuitive when it comes to finding the right show. Fortunately, Peel - Personal TV Show Guide jumps right in there and tackles that dilemma.

Kind of like an app version of Tivo, Peel - Personal TV Show Guide recommends shows according to what favorites the user adds to the system. The more the app learns about TV tastes and preferences, the better the suggestions become.

An attractive app to look at, it's simple to flip through the colorful thumbnails of each TV show and these thumbnails can lead onto episode descriptions and other details. Perhaps most useful is that of the ability to search for any show and Peel - Personal TV Show Guide lets the user know exactly when it's on and what channel to tune into.

Peel - Personal TV Show Guide is bound to save some time for the avid TV watcher, all the more so with Christmas coming up.

It's out now and it's free to download.

Send Hand-Written Cards From Your iOS Device With ThankYouPen

Posted by Jennifer Allen on April 29th, 2011

They say the art of letter writing and handwriting on the whole is dying. I'm not entirely sure who 'they' are but they've got a point. With the advent of technology, it's just so much easier to type and email everything. It's nice to have the personal touch though but what do you do if you're in a rush?

Imagine you're rushing to catch your train or your flight, you've just realised that you forgot to send a dearly loved relative a greetings card. There's no time to get to the post office and buy stamps, so what do you do? Yup, there's an app for that.

It's called ThankYouPen. It's a free download that lets you send letters and greeting cards without ever having to go to the post office, buy stamps, the card itself or write the message yourself. All you have to do is choose the recipient from your address book, pick the stationery from a wide range of choices and type the message. The people on the other side of the app do everything else for you.

Cards typically cost $3.95 to £5.95 which seems quite reasonable considering the saved effort. The app is all too happy to let you know about upcoming dates too and you can consult it for future holidays as well.

Take a look at the video below for more details of how it'll all look. This one could be a real hassle saver.