Fresh iPhone Apps for Mar. 14: March Brackets, Group{in}, Mike Holmes Makes it Right

Mar 14, 2011
Tech

March Madness is upon us — time to make the brackets. You’ll want to check out March Brackets for all your iPhone bracket-making needs. We’ve also got info on Group{in}, a group-messaging app that lets you keep track of Twitter and Facebook feeds from members of your group as well as their messages, and Mike […]

March Madness is upon us — time to make the brackets. You’ll want to check out March Brackets for all your iPhone bracket-making needs. We’ve also got info on Group{in}, a group-messaging app that lets you keep track of Twitter and Facebook feeds from members of your group as well as their messages, and Mike Holmes Makes It Right, an app that’ll help you get your home renovations under control.

March Brackets (iPhone) $0.99

Looking to create tournament brackets for March Madness? You’ll want to check out March Brackets, an app that lets you create as many brackets as you need and share them with others using Facebook, Twitter and email.

There’s a lot of other handy information found in March Brackets. The app includes access to stats for every team in the tournament, and you can continually refresh the app to get the latest information about how your bracket is faring as games are completed — March Brackets will even send you Push notifications.

Group{in} (iPhone, iPad) Free

Create groups out of your contacts and send them messages in a variety of ways, including by text, phone, Facebook and Twitter. Group{in} is designed to let you privately send and receive messages from lots of different people, and it’ll provide you with quick notifications when you’ve got a message from your group, as well.

Group{in} connects with your social networks to keep you up on what your group is doing, as well. You can flip different networks on and off in your streams and also use the app to invite people to join your groups at any time.

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Mike Holmes Makes It Right (iPhone) $3.99

Homeowners in need of help, TV handyman Mike Holmes is here, in app form, to assist you. Use the app to take before and after photos, keep track of your potential contractors, and track your projects over time to see how you’re progressing.

Mike’s expertise comes across in the app with a sort of behind-the-scenes look at how your house is constructed and a glossary of terms and materials you can search through to find anything you need to know to keep yourself up to speed on what’s going on with your renovation. You can also save and export the details of your project by email so you have them on a device other than your phone.

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Phil Hornshaw is a freelance writer, editor and author living in Los Angeles, dividing his time between playing video games, playing video games on his cell phone, and writing about playing video games. He’s also the co-author of So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler’s Guide to Time Travel, which attempts to mix time travel pop culture with some semblance of science, as well as tips on the appropriate means of riding dinosaurs. Check out his profile.

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