Return to the Planet of the Apps
Want to keep an eye on servers, routers and other network devices connected to the Internet or LAN? Try Net Status to check availability and verify their status. The app runs on an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
Another useful app to check on the integrity of a network is Scany. This app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad performs a dozen of queries at once to see who is on a network, look at data a hacker might seek, identifying potential malicious intruders on a Wi-fi hotspot, scan ports, look at which IP addresses are in use on a DHCP network and more.
MathU RPN calculator is a Reverse Polish Notation (RPN) scientific and financial calculator for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The calculator supports double precision accuracy and has 96 functions including 15 financial functions, four number bases and 10 statistical functions. There are 20 memory registers. It supports a portrait and landscape keypad. The company (Creative Creek) also makes calculators for Palm, Windows Mobile and soon Droid.
Good Reader for iPhone (and iPod Touch) is a multi-format file reader. It can read PDF, TXT, MS Office files and graphic files. Its claim to fame is that it can handle very large files (200MB+) with ease, which can be handy if you need to open large equipment manuals as PDFs. It can also highlight and mark text and create sticky notes in files. These markings can be saved and read on other computers.
Satellite Sliderule Pro for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad emulates a mechanical slide rule used to find elevation and azimuth angles toward a satellite in geostationary orbit. By setting the satellite latitude and longitude, the calculator will return elevation and azimuth angles for the ground antenna.
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