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Adam Ballif holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master of Music degree in clarinet performance from Arizona State University. He is currently Associate Professor of Music at Mesa State College where he teaches clarinet other music coursework. Technology is his passion, especially when it makes life more productive and efficient. www.mesastate.edu/~aballif
Latest from Adam
Review: GigBook - Sheet Music Viewer for iPad
The iPad has become an indispensable tool for the performing musician. It gives access to sheet music, without the weight and bulk of carrying around all of those papers. The sheet music reader space is becoming more and more competitive and one of the newest additions is GigBook.
| April 12
Giveaway: A Chance To Win A My Bookshelf Promo Code With A Retweet Or Comment
Retweet or Comment for a chance to win a free promo code for My Bookshelf, a book cataloging app for iPhone.
| January 19
New AppList: iPad Apps For Magazine Lovers
The iPad is revolutionizing the way we consume printed materials. PDF documents, ebooks and especially magazines highlight the iPad's form for being well-suited for content consumption. Yet, even though the iPad has only been available since April, there are many unique possibilities for magazine lovers.
| October 25
New AppList: Fun With Music
From apps that help you listen to music that you haven't heard in years, to apps that introduce you to new music and help you find the perfect song, this AppList will bring new vitality to your listening habits and help you have even more fun with music.
| October 15
Win An Ultimate Password Manager Promo Code With A Comment Or Retweet
Ultimate Password Manager for iPhone is a complete password management system. We will select ten winners at random from those who comment or retweet this article.
| September 24
Win A Noterize (for iPad) Promo Code With A Comment Or Retweet
With back-to-school season upon us we have a great giveaway for students and teachers. Noterize is a full featured note-taking app for the iPad. We will select ten winners at random from those who comment or retweet this article.
Win An iBlueSky (Mindmapping) Promo Code With A Comment Or Retweet
If you are a visual learner then you may be familiar with the technique of Mind Mapping. iBlueSky has been a staple among mind mapping apps for iPhone. Win a promo code with a comment or a retweet.
| September 8
New AppList: Music Apps To Control Your Computer
There are some great apps that turn your iPhone or iPad into a musical instrument. But what if you want to integrate your iDevice into your musical workflow with your computer? The following AppList is for musicians who want to use their iDevice to control their computer.
| September 3
New AppGuide: Contact Management
The iPhone comes with a very useful contact management application, however, you may find that it just doesn't do enough for you. From adding, editing, and deleting contact groups to sending out mass emails, the following AppGuide will help you in your contact management.
| August 3
Win A Noterize 3.0 Promo Code With A Comment Or Retweet
Noterize 3.0 hit the app store this week and AppAdvice was here with an exclusive review of this sizable update. The developer was kind enough to provide us with five promo codes for AppAdvice readers.
| July 23
New AppGuide: Best Apps To Use TextExpander
TextExpander on the Mac saves you from typing repeated text over and over again. With TextExpander Touch for the iPhone and iPad, you can bring your snippets with you on the go. The following AppGuide highlights those apps that take advantage of TextExpander Touch in iOS.
| July 20
Noterize 3.0 For iPad, Exclusive Pre-Release Review
Using the iPad as a note-taking device is a dream that many of us hope to realize. Noterize 3.0 for iPad will be available in the App Store next week and we are happy to have an exclusive pre-release look.
| July 16