Brian BeamMacworld

Brian Beam is a software designer and database/system administrator at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and the owner of web development firm CommandB .

DocAS for iPad

As a basic PDF reader and editor, this app is acceptable, provided you're not picky about your user experience. But rival apps handle the job better.

Remarks for iPad

This PDF reader and annotation app for the iPad is good for making quick notations on a PDF, and it's a decent note-taker as well. That said, a few additions would make a good app oh so much better.

1Password and 1Password Pro for IPhone

It seems like many of the Websites I visit these days request a login. Whether it's online banking, Twitter, Facebook, or a blog site, everyone wants a username...


Barcodescan Pro for IPhone

Judging by their growing presence in the App Store, it's clear that barcode scanning apps have struck a nerve with some iPhone users. I recently reviewed...


Moodagent for IPhone

I have quite a range of music on my iPhone, but often, I can fall into a rut and listen to the same set of songs over and over. Sometimes I need some motivation...