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All Apps by Giacomo Balli


My Book List

Includes Barcode scanner to make adding books super fast!

“The ideal repository for book recommendations gathered from friends, reviews, and other sources, the app will locate the actual book cover and store it on its iBook-like shelf or as an entry on a list. The app can also access all the book titles, charts, covers, descriptions, and acquisition options in any of the iBookstores worldwide, Amazon, and the free texts at Google Books.”

A simple and beautiful layout will help you keep track of the amazing books you come across.

Feature Highlights:
* Create a personal library of books
* Information is retrieved directly from Amazon and iBooks Store
* Add manually (not via search), or SCAN BARCODE
* Snap picture of cover when manually adding book
* Includes charts of top books for all genres
* Book Genius feature (find similar titles)
* Touch link to view details for each book (and easily purchase)
* Entire library is locally saved/cached
* 2 different library views (grid and list)
* ability to sort the list
* share features
* export features

It’s also a great help when friends and family suggest books to you and you never know where to write them down and eventually forget.

“Every day you hear or read about a book that sounds interesting – and now there’s an app designed to help track all those books recommendations,” commented developer Giacomo Balli. “My Book List is the personalized book list of all the books you’ve been meaning to read, and those you’ve read.”


PV Master

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Find all the photovoltaic data you need for your location.
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When you input coordinates manually, they have to be in decimal format.
If unsure, get coordinates from google maps.
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“This iPad and iPhone app is a comprehensive tool intended to help solar professionals calculate basically all aspects of a photovoltaic array. This includes weather information like clear sky days, hourly angle of the sun throughout the year and more.

It doesn’t stop there, though. The app generates information on the size of system you’ll need and how many panels would be in it. It also calculates what the size a battery backup would have to be for a proposed system. The app also includes a guide and a glossary where users can get more information.

Basically, it’s like having a solar engineer at your fingertips.” –cleanenergyauthority.com
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This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannel Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.


MyLyrics

“It’s like Shazam when a song is not playing!” – F.D.

We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).
From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


PV Master lite

This is the lite version of PV Master and therefore only displays 30% of the available data and the calculators (battery and panel qty) are not included.

This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannle Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.
Remember you can always tap the status bar (at the top) to scroll back to the top (useful in the data and glossary sections).
To make this app truly unique and complete all device orientations are supported. However, to deliver the best user experience, we suggest you keep in landscape mode.

If you have any doubts or update requests, feel free to get in touch; let’s all make things better!


MyLyrics Plus

Find the title of a song from the a chunk of the lyrics.
In this version, there are no advertisements or search limits!
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We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).

From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


Fair Assistant

★ Featured by Apple in What’s Hot ★
★ #2 App in Italy ★
★ Top 100 in 8 countries ★

We’re in 2011 and it’s time to forget old ways of taking orders. Selling goods at fairs is one of the oldest arts but it doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of modern technologies.
Now you can use your iPhone or iPad to take down sample orders during fairs and exhibitions in a way that will certainly distinguish you AND cut time.

Fair Assistant is the best ally when you’re at your booth (perhaps at Pitti, Premiere Vision or Linea Pelle). However, it is also crucial for sales representatives how travel around showing collection and need something fast and efficient.

Organized in 3 simple sections, once it’s set up it is extremely easy to use.

Settings: This is the first step. You can customize the application and make it yours with elements such as company name and logo. Insert your email (where the orders will be CCed and where to find (url) your database.

Collection: This is where you will see your collection / price list in an easy to use table where taking orders is the easiest think on earth.

Selection: after have made selections in the previous panel (article/color), you will be shown the summary. Here you also input the client’s details. Obviously you may also simply select it from your contacts. Could it be any easier!?

Getting used to this application is extremely easy. The possibility of making it yours will also truly enhance the clients’ perception of you.

Please note, the database needs to be in CSV format (export to this available in all spreadsheet programs) structured as follows:

Art Name,Art Id,Avail Colors,Price
Akbar,56475,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,54.00
Zulu,5435,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,345.00
Passion,467,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,321.00
Mosaic,2423,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,4.00

The first “row” will be the table headers in the collection panel. With this easy system, you will be able to personalize this and make it anything you want to suit your needs.
The third column is the one that allows options. Each one need to be separated by a dash (-).

Using Fair Assistant is even easier than what it seems like. Try it out and you’ll “get it” right away. If that’s not the case you can as usual just get in touch with me.


Lightning Distance

Find out where lightning struck
and the speed of sound for your location based on weather conditions!

You know how it is – a thunderstorm is approaching, and suddenly you hear an absolutely deafening clap of thunder. Whoa, that sounded close! At times it can even be frightening! But how close is the lightning, really? It is difficult to determine the distance of a lightning bolt just by looking at it, and the volume of the thunder isn’t a good way to tell either.

Sound travels through air at slightly different speeds depending on air temperature and relative humidity (density). This app will take both into consideration to give the closest result possible.

If you have a map and compass, try plotting the location of each lightning strike by drawing a line on the map in the direction of the lightning, and a cross at your calculated distance along this line.

If you’re stuck inside or at home during a thunderstorm, this is an interesting way to entertain yourself for a while.

If there are scared little kids around, figure out how far away the strike is and tell them. This will help ease their fears and then they will most likely ask “How’d you do that?” It’s a great time to teach them.


Daily Routine

This app will allow you to live the life you wish!

Here’s how:
The improtance of having a routine is no secret. This is especially true if you work primarily at the computer or generally sitting down.
We’ve all been there: we get caught up reading, checking or doing something that we completely lose track of time.

In order to avoid this we set up appointment sin calendars or other more nifty tricks so that this lapsus doesn’t mess-up our planned day.
However, we often forget that also the little things are important, especially for our body which is forced to sit down for many hours (not natural).

Thanks to this app you will be able set up your morning or fullday routine the way you want it and will be reminded automagically.

How many times have you read that you should stretch every so often? What about drinking water?
Have you ever forgotten to make lunch until past 3pm? I certainly have…
This is all awful for your body. Have a dog? forgot to put him out? Awful for him too!

Regardless what you element you wish to include in your daily routine, this app will let you achieve it in the most natural and easy way.

In addition, it has been proven that more time ≠ higher productivity is always true. If you remind yourself to take a quick break, you will be extremely more fresh when you return!

I made this app primarily for myself and figured many other freelancers or busy people in general will benefit from it.

Make sure you get in touch for questions, comments and even complaints!
appSupport@giacomoballi.com


Fix Contacts

Thanks to this app you will be able to fix many annoyances within your address book.

Often, when you sync with other devices or software, certain fields are not respected o are randomly added.

Other times, if you import contacts from an old phone, perhaps form the sim card, you are not fully using the iPhone’s address book potential.

Now you will be able to clean your contacts by performing actions such as:
– Find contacts with empty name field
– Find contacts with empty last name field
– Find contacts with empty email field
– Find contacts with empty telephone field
– Find contacts with empty telephone and email fields
– Find contacts with duplicate telehone field
– Find contacts with notes field
– Find contacts with incorrect case

At the end of the cleanup a report will be generated where you can select which contacts to delete if necessary.

Please note: address books with 1000+ contacts might take several minutes. Please be patient and allow time to terminate.


iVersilia

La prima ed unica applicazione iPhone per chi ama la Versilia (Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Pietrasanta, Lido di Camaiore, Viareggio ecc) o vi si reca e vuole essere sicuro di avere consigli veri, non da guida turistica (queste informazioni “classiche” le lasciamo alle altre apps che verranno). Sono molte le sezioni incluse e queste rispecchiano tutta la zona ed i vari momenti della giornata. Inoltre, è anche possibile prenotare servizi esclusivi normalmente riservati.

Guida
Qui vengono elencate informazioni generali di come viene vista e vissuta la Versilia, Forte dei Marmi in particolare (ma anche Pietrasanta e Marina di Pietrasanta). Questo vi serve per poter godere dell’area come fa una persona che ci vive da tempo. Sono molti i dettagli che troverete che non sono presenti in guide turistiche ma, bensi, solo che ha già visitato e conosce bene i posti vi può svelare. Abitudini, informazioni sui “bagni” (stabilimenti balneari), e calendario della versiliana sono tra questi.

Locali
Una delle sezioni che vi saranno più utili. qui troverete indirizzo e descrizioni di molti posti apprezzati da chi conosce la Versilia suddivisi in aperitivo, cena e dopo cena.

Noleggio di Lusso
Qui è possibile prenotare un’auto o yacht (a scelta) per il periodo di tempo che preferite. Semplicissimo!

Event Planning
Per chi ha intenzione di rimanere in zona per un po di tempo è possibile anche organizzare (per esempio nella vostra villa) cene, feste ed aperitivi. Tutto su misura.

Social Network
Essere in Versilia è come essere a casa quindi è sempre bello sapere dove sono i nostri a amici. Grazie alla a questa sezione potrete vedere su una mappa dove sono gli altri utenti che utilizzano iVersilia. Vi è anche una funzione “vicino” che vi mostra solo quelli nelle vostre vicinanze.


Metano Lombardia

Applicazione sviluppata per il concorso OpenApp Lombardia, patrocinato dalla regione con molti sponsor.
I contenuti sono gestiti direttamente dai server della regione.

Questa applicazione racchiude tutti i distributori che erogano metano.
Sfruttando la geolocalizzazione, accanto ad ogni gestore, potrete notare la distanza a cui si trova da voi.
Inoltre, visualizzando i dettagli, potete anche creare l’itinerario per avere indicazioni precise su come arrivare.
Viene anche inclusa un’immagine dall’esterno per poter riconoscere più facilmente quando siete arrivati.

L’applicazione può anche essere usate per visualizzare tutti i distributori su una mappa unica… tutto a portata di touch!

Tutti i dati provengono dai dataset della “Regione Lombardia” accessibili su dati.lombardia.it. Il dataset utilizzato è l’elenco distributori di Metano.


MyPrivatePix

This is a must have app for anyone who loves their iPhone. No matter if it’s black, white, 3G, 3GS or even the new 4; this application might get you out of a bad situation.
Disguised as personal picture hider (pretend that you save all your private pictures in this app and perhaps password lock it), it is instead a nifty security system.
The first time you run the app you will be prompt to insert your email in order to be prepared in case some thing bad happens. The next time you load the app, it will automatically send you an email with the iPhone’s current GPS position. The idea is that usually the first thing someone does is look around your “stuff” this will trick into thinking they will find some “interesting” pictures but instead their current coordinates will be sent to your inbox automatically and seemlessly (they will never know what happened).
As usual, this is an app to help people therefore feel free to provide feedback and suggestions so we can make this application and the world a better place.


CEO Wisdom

Imagine 100 people working at a large company. They’re all middle managers, around 35 years old. They’re all smart. All collegial. All hard-working. They all have positive attitudes. They’re all good communicators.

So what will determine who gets the next promotion, and the one after that? Which of them, when the time comes, will get that corner office?

Distilling the Wisdom of C.E.O.’s
By ADAM BRYANT
Published: April 16, 2011

A version of this article appeared in print on April 17, 2011, on page BU1 of the New York edition.

This article was adapted from “The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons From CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed,” by Adam Bryant, author of the weekly “Corner Office” column in The New York Times. The book, published Tuesday by Times Books, analyzes the broader lessons that emerge from his interviews with more than 70 leaders.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/business/17excerpt.html


Pulizia Strade

Questa è un’applicazione essenziale per chiunque viva a Firenze. Praticamente ogni settimana avviene la pulizia e lavaggio notturno delle strade della nostra amata città. Nonostante sia una cosa importante ed apprezzata, spesso è una noia dover tener conto di dove si è parcheggiato l’auto e se dobbiamo spostarla prima che venga rimossa dai vigili con i loro carratrezzi.
Il concetto di questa applicazione salva-grattacapo è molto semplice: vi dice quando avviene la prossima pulizia in base alla via o piazza in cui vi trovate grazie al dispositivo GPS presente nel iPhone 3G o 3Gs.
In caso vogliate controllare una strada differente (magari perchè siete già a casa), potete anche scegliere manualmente la via desiderata.
Il punto fondamentale di questa app è che ci sono in database tutte le vie di Firenze e per questo è essenziale (se una notte non dormite a casa e lasciate la macchina in strada è sempre bene controllare per non avere brutte sorprese la mattina dopo…).
Poichè ovviamente vi sono molte vie tra cui scegliere, è presente anche un bottone per evidenziare automaticamente l’ultima voce usata. Nei casi in cui non avete molto segnale GPS, consiglio, prima di usare l’app, di aprire mappe e fargli trovare la vostra posizione con precisione.


Comodino

Questo gioco è molto semplice ed intuitivo e ciò lo rende estremamente entusiasmante. Non vorrete mai smettere. Lo scopo del gioco è di colpire il tasto che appare in posizioni casuali il maggior numero di volte entro il tempo limite.
Splatter è ottimo in quei momenti che non sapete cosa fare ed avete bisogno di una distrazione divertente o siete in compagnia di amici e volete sfidarli. Infatti, non solo rapidità, ma anche prontezza di riflessi, sono essenziali per essere i veri campioni.
Ovviamente vi sono anche diverse cose da personalizzare quali:
tempo limite in secondi
possibilità di resettare il TopScore
Sia il vostro punteggio massimo che il time limit predefinito vengono salvati in modo da poter continuare ogni volta che vorrete senza dover reimpostare le preferenze.

This app will be priceless to you if often find yourself in remote areas or enjoy hiking and camping. It’s hard to go a long time without communicating or sometimes there are emergencies.
With this app you can see where your carrier towers are located so you can easily improve your cell phone reception.

Also, you will be able to view additional details about the towers.


My Book List

Includes Barcode scanner to make adding books super fast!

“The ideal repository for book recommendations gathered from friends, reviews, and other sources, the app will locate the actual book cover and store it on its iBook-like shelf or as an entry on a list. The app can also access all the book titles, charts, covers, descriptions, and acquisition options in any of the iBookstores worldwide, Amazon, and the free texts at Google Books.”

A simple and beautiful layout will help you keep track of the amazing books you come across.

Feature Highlights:
* Create a personal library of books
* Information is retrieved directly from Amazon and iBooks Store
* Add manually (not via search), or SCAN BARCODE
* Snap picture of cover when manually adding book
* Includes charts of top books for all genres
* Book Genius feature (find similar titles)
* Touch link to view details for each book (and easily purchase)
* Entire library is locally saved/cached
* 2 different library views (grid and list)
* ability to sort the list
* share features
* export features

It’s also a great help when friends and family suggest books to you and you never know where to write them down and eventually forget.

“Every day you hear or read about a book that sounds interesting – and now there’s an app designed to help track all those books recommendations,” commented developer Giacomo Balli. “My Book List is the personalized book list of all the books you’ve been meaning to read, and those you’ve read.”


PV Master

*************************************
Find all the photovoltaic data you need for your location.
***********
When you input coordinates manually, they have to be in decimal format.
If unsure, get coordinates from google maps.
************
“This iPad and iPhone app is a comprehensive tool intended to help solar professionals calculate basically all aspects of a photovoltaic array. This includes weather information like clear sky days, hourly angle of the sun throughout the year and more.

It doesn’t stop there, though. The app generates information on the size of system you’ll need and how many panels would be in it. It also calculates what the size a battery backup would have to be for a proposed system. The app also includes a guide and a glossary where users can get more information.

Basically, it’s like having a solar engineer at your fingertips.” –cleanenergyauthority.com
******
This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannel Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.


MyLyrics

“It’s like Shazam when a song is not playing!” – F.D.

We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).
From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


PV Master lite

This is the lite version of PV Master and therefore only displays 30% of the available data and the calculators (battery and panel qty) are not included.

This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannle Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.
Remember you can always tap the status bar (at the top) to scroll back to the top (useful in the data and glossary sections).
To make this app truly unique and complete all device orientations are supported. However, to deliver the best user experience, we suggest you keep in landscape mode.

If you have any doubts or update requests, feel free to get in touch; let’s all make things better!


MyLyrics Plus

Find the title of a song from the a chunk of the lyrics.
In this version, there are no advertisements or search limits!
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We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).

From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


Fair Assistant

★ Featured by Apple in What’s Hot ★
★ #2 App in Italy ★
★ Top 100 in 8 countries ★

We’re in 2011 and it’s time to forget old ways of taking orders. Selling goods at fairs is one of the oldest arts but it doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of modern technologies.
Now you can use your iPhone or iPad to take down sample orders during fairs and exhibitions in a way that will certainly distinguish you AND cut time.

Fair Assistant is the best ally when you’re at your booth (perhaps at Pitti, Premiere Vision or Linea Pelle). However, it is also crucial for sales representatives how travel around showing collection and need something fast and efficient.

Organized in 3 simple sections, once it’s set up it is extremely easy to use.

Settings: This is the first step. You can customize the application and make it yours with elements such as company name and logo. Insert your email (where the orders will be CCed and where to find (url) your database.

Collection: This is where you will see your collection / price list in an easy to use table where taking orders is the easiest think on earth.

Selection: after have made selections in the previous panel (article/color), you will be shown the summary. Here you also input the client’s details. Obviously you may also simply select it from your contacts. Could it be any easier!?

Getting used to this application is extremely easy. The possibility of making it yours will also truly enhance the clients’ perception of you.

Please note, the database needs to be in CSV format (export to this available in all spreadsheet programs) structured as follows:

Art Name,Art Id,Avail Colors,Price
Akbar,56475,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,54.00
Zulu,5435,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,345.00
Passion,467,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,321.00
Mosaic,2423,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,4.00

The first “row” will be the table headers in the collection panel. With this easy system, you will be able to personalize this and make it anything you want to suit your needs.
The third column is the one that allows options. Each one need to be separated by a dash (-).

Using Fair Assistant is even easier than what it seems like. Try it out and you’ll “get it” right away. If that’s not the case you can as usual just get in touch with me.


Lightning Distance

Find out where lightning struck
and the speed of sound for your location based on weather conditions!

You know how it is – a thunderstorm is approaching, and suddenly you hear an absolutely deafening clap of thunder. Whoa, that sounded close! At times it can even be frightening! But how close is the lightning, really? It is difficult to determine the distance of a lightning bolt just by looking at it, and the volume of the thunder isn’t a good way to tell either.

Sound travels through air at slightly different speeds depending on air temperature and relative humidity (density). This app will take both into consideration to give the closest result possible.

If you have a map and compass, try plotting the location of each lightning strike by drawing a line on the map in the direction of the lightning, and a cross at your calculated distance along this line.

If you’re stuck inside or at home during a thunderstorm, this is an interesting way to entertain yourself for a while.

If there are scared little kids around, figure out how far away the strike is and tell them. This will help ease their fears and then they will most likely ask “How’d you do that?” It’s a great time to teach them.


Daily Routine

This app will allow you to live the life you wish!

Here’s how:
The improtance of having a routine is no secret. This is especially true if you work primarily at the computer or generally sitting down.
We’ve all been there: we get caught up reading, checking or doing something that we completely lose track of time.

In order to avoid this we set up appointment sin calendars or other more nifty tricks so that this lapsus doesn’t mess-up our planned day.
However, we often forget that also the little things are important, especially for our body which is forced to sit down for many hours (not natural).

Thanks to this app you will be able set up your morning or fullday routine the way you want it and will be reminded automagically.

How many times have you read that you should stretch every so often? What about drinking water?
Have you ever forgotten to make lunch until past 3pm? I certainly have…
This is all awful for your body. Have a dog? forgot to put him out? Awful for him too!

Regardless what you element you wish to include in your daily routine, this app will let you achieve it in the most natural and easy way.

In addition, it has been proven that more time ≠ higher productivity is always true. If you remind yourself to take a quick break, you will be extremely more fresh when you return!

I made this app primarily for myself and figured many other freelancers or busy people in general will benefit from it.

Make sure you get in touch for questions, comments and even complaints!
appSupport@giacomoballi.com


Fix Contacts

Thanks to this app you will be able to fix many annoyances within your address book.

Often, when you sync with other devices or software, certain fields are not respected o are randomly added.

Other times, if you import contacts from an old phone, perhaps form the sim card, you are not fully using the iPhone’s address book potential.

Now you will be able to clean your contacts by performing actions such as:
– Find contacts with empty name field
– Find contacts with empty last name field
– Find contacts with empty email field
– Find contacts with empty telephone field
– Find contacts with empty telephone and email fields
– Find contacts with duplicate telehone field
– Find contacts with notes field
– Find contacts with incorrect case

At the end of the cleanup a report will be generated where you can select which contacts to delete if necessary.

Please note: address books with 1000+ contacts might take several minutes. Please be patient and allow time to terminate.


iVersilia

La prima ed unica applicazione iPhone per chi ama la Versilia (Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Pietrasanta, Lido di Camaiore, Viareggio ecc) o vi si reca e vuole essere sicuro di avere consigli veri, non da guida turistica (queste informazioni “classiche” le lasciamo alle altre apps che verranno). Sono molte le sezioni incluse e queste rispecchiano tutta la zona ed i vari momenti della giornata. Inoltre, è anche possibile prenotare servizi esclusivi normalmente riservati.

Guida
Qui vengono elencate informazioni generali di come viene vista e vissuta la Versilia, Forte dei Marmi in particolare (ma anche Pietrasanta e Marina di Pietrasanta). Questo vi serve per poter godere dell’area come fa una persona che ci vive da tempo. Sono molti i dettagli che troverete che non sono presenti in guide turistiche ma, bensi, solo che ha già visitato e conosce bene i posti vi può svelare. Abitudini, informazioni sui “bagni” (stabilimenti balneari), e calendario della versiliana sono tra questi.

Locali
Una delle sezioni che vi saranno più utili. qui troverete indirizzo e descrizioni di molti posti apprezzati da chi conosce la Versilia suddivisi in aperitivo, cena e dopo cena.

Noleggio di Lusso
Qui è possibile prenotare un’auto o yacht (a scelta) per il periodo di tempo che preferite. Semplicissimo!

Event Planning
Per chi ha intenzione di rimanere in zona per un po di tempo è possibile anche organizzare (per esempio nella vostra villa) cene, feste ed aperitivi. Tutto su misura.

Social Network
Essere in Versilia è come essere a casa quindi è sempre bello sapere dove sono i nostri a amici. Grazie alla a questa sezione potrete vedere su una mappa dove sono gli altri utenti che utilizzano iVersilia. Vi è anche una funzione “vicino” che vi mostra solo quelli nelle vostre vicinanze.


Metano Lombardia

Applicazione sviluppata per il concorso OpenApp Lombardia, patrocinato dalla regione con molti sponsor.
I contenuti sono gestiti direttamente dai server della regione.

Questa applicazione racchiude tutti i distributori che erogano metano.
Sfruttando la geolocalizzazione, accanto ad ogni gestore, potrete notare la distanza a cui si trova da voi.
Inoltre, visualizzando i dettagli, potete anche creare l’itinerario per avere indicazioni precise su come arrivare.
Viene anche inclusa un’immagine dall’esterno per poter riconoscere più facilmente quando siete arrivati.

L’applicazione può anche essere usate per visualizzare tutti i distributori su una mappa unica… tutto a portata di touch!

Tutti i dati provengono dai dataset della “Regione Lombardia” accessibili su dati.lombardia.it. Il dataset utilizzato è l’elenco distributori di Metano.


MyPrivatePix

This is a must have app for anyone who loves their iPhone. No matter if it’s black, white, 3G, 3GS or even the new 4; this application might get you out of a bad situation.
Disguised as personal picture hider (pretend that you save all your private pictures in this app and perhaps password lock it), it is instead a nifty security system.
The first time you run the app you will be prompt to insert your email in order to be prepared in case some thing bad happens. The next time you load the app, it will automatically send you an email with the iPhone’s current GPS position. The idea is that usually the first thing someone does is look around your “stuff” this will trick into thinking they will find some “interesting” pictures but instead their current coordinates will be sent to your inbox automatically and seemlessly (they will never know what happened).
As usual, this is an app to help people therefore feel free to provide feedback and suggestions so we can make this application and the world a better place.


CEO Wisdom

Imagine 100 people working at a large company. They’re all middle managers, around 35 years old. They’re all smart. All collegial. All hard-working. They all have positive attitudes. They’re all good communicators.

So what will determine who gets the next promotion, and the one after that? Which of them, when the time comes, will get that corner office?

Distilling the Wisdom of C.E.O.’s
By ADAM BRYANT
Published: April 16, 2011

A version of this article appeared in print on April 17, 2011, on page BU1 of the New York edition.

This article was adapted from “The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons From CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed,” by Adam Bryant, author of the weekly “Corner Office” column in The New York Times. The book, published Tuesday by Times Books, analyzes the broader lessons that emerge from his interviews with more than 70 leaders.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/business/17excerpt.html


Pulizia Strade

Questa è un’applicazione essenziale per chiunque viva a Firenze. Praticamente ogni settimana avviene la pulizia e lavaggio notturno delle strade della nostra amata città. Nonostante sia una cosa importante ed apprezzata, spesso è una noia dover tener conto di dove si è parcheggiato l’auto e se dobbiamo spostarla prima che venga rimossa dai vigili con i loro carratrezzi.
Il concetto di questa applicazione salva-grattacapo è molto semplice: vi dice quando avviene la prossima pulizia in base alla via o piazza in cui vi trovate grazie al dispositivo GPS presente nel iPhone 3G o 3Gs.
In caso vogliate controllare una strada differente (magari perchè siete già a casa), potete anche scegliere manualmente la via desiderata.
Il punto fondamentale di questa app è che ci sono in database tutte le vie di Firenze e per questo è essenziale (se una notte non dormite a casa e lasciate la macchina in strada è sempre bene controllare per non avere brutte sorprese la mattina dopo…).
Poichè ovviamente vi sono molte vie tra cui scegliere, è presente anche un bottone per evidenziare automaticamente l’ultima voce usata. Nei casi in cui non avete molto segnale GPS, consiglio, prima di usare l’app, di aprire mappe e fargli trovare la vostra posizione con precisione.


Comodino

Questo gioco è molto semplice ed intuitivo e ciò lo rende estremamente entusiasmante. Non vorrete mai smettere. Lo scopo del gioco è di colpire il tasto che appare in posizioni casuali il maggior numero di volte entro il tempo limite.
Splatter è ottimo in quei momenti che non sapete cosa fare ed avete bisogno di una distrazione divertente o siete in compagnia di amici e volete sfidarli. Infatti, non solo rapidità, ma anche prontezza di riflessi, sono essenziali per essere i veri campioni.
Ovviamente vi sono anche diverse cose da personalizzare quali:
tempo limite in secondi
possibilità di resettare il TopScore
Sia il vostro punteggio massimo che il time limit predefinito vengono salvati in modo da poter continuare ogni volta che vorrete senza dover reimpostare le preferenze.

This app will be priceless to you if often find yourself in remote areas or enjoy hiking and camping. It’s hard to go a long time without communicating or sometimes there are emergencies.
With this app you can see where your carrier towers are located so you can easily improve your cell phone reception.

Also, you will be able to view additional details about the towers.


My Book List

Includes Barcode scanner to make adding books super fast!

“The ideal repository for book recommendations gathered from friends, reviews, and other sources, the app will locate the actual book cover and store it on its iBook-like shelf or as an entry on a list. The app can also access all the book titles, charts, covers, descriptions, and acquisition options in any of the iBookstores worldwide, Amazon, and the free texts at Google Books.”

A simple and beautiful layout will help you keep track of the amazing books you come across.

Feature Highlights:
* Create a personal library of books
* Information is retrieved directly from Amazon and iBooks Store
* Add manually (not via search), or SCAN BARCODE
* Snap picture of cover when manually adding book
* Includes charts of top books for all genres
* Book Genius feature (find similar titles)
* Touch link to view details for each book (and easily purchase)
* Entire library is locally saved/cached
* 2 different library views (grid and list)
* ability to sort the list
* share features
* export features

It’s also a great help when friends and family suggest books to you and you never know where to write them down and eventually forget.

“Every day you hear or read about a book that sounds interesting – and now there’s an app designed to help track all those books recommendations,” commented developer Giacomo Balli. “My Book List is the personalized book list of all the books you’ve been meaning to read, and those you’ve read.”


PV Master

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Find all the photovoltaic data you need for your location.
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When you input coordinates manually, they have to be in decimal format.
If unsure, get coordinates from google maps.
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“This iPad and iPhone app is a comprehensive tool intended to help solar professionals calculate basically all aspects of a photovoltaic array. This includes weather information like clear sky days, hourly angle of the sun throughout the year and more.

It doesn’t stop there, though. The app generates information on the size of system you’ll need and how many panels would be in it. It also calculates what the size a battery backup would have to be for a proposed system. The app also includes a guide and a glossary where users can get more information.

Basically, it’s like having a solar engineer at your fingertips.” –cleanenergyauthority.com
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This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannel Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.


MyLyrics

“It’s like Shazam when a song is not playing!” – F.D.

We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).
From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


PV Master lite

This is the lite version of PV Master and therefore only displays 30% of the available data and the calculators (battery and panel qty) are not included.

This is an application for professionals of the photovoltaic/solar panel industry. PV Master is essential to any person in the field who needs relevant information always available.
Weather you’re a construction company/panel installer or serious DIY enthusiast this app will satisfy all your needs and requirements when it comes to setting up a green energy system. The sun is the future and with this app you can make it happen yourself.

The application is divided into 5 sections:
Data
Here you have all the indeces you will ever need * explicitly for your current coordinates * (such as number of clear sky days, insolation incident, hourly solar angle relative to horizon, battery sizing and deficits, frequency of near-overcast skies, frost days average, average wind direction and speed, average monthly precipitation and pressure and much much more).

Guide
If you’re a DIY look for home improvement or simply “getting started” in this field, here you will find a general guide with the necessary steps and considerations to be made when setting up a photovoltaic panel system.

Pannle Calc
The most frequently asked questions we face when looking into the feasability of sun as energy is “how many panels will I need?”. Thanks to this app the big question is easily answered. Gather the data from the first section and your current electricity bills, input the values and you’re done. Then it’s up to you to decide weather you wish to do it or not…

Battery Calc
If you’re serious about going green then you definitely have to account for everything. The sun is always there but we all know there are many variables that might disrupt our “fuel”. For this reason we need to also account for batteries and surplus storage to evoid wasting potential energy and also not be “stuck” when during the colder season. Again, just gather data, insert it in the easy fields and you’re down. You know everything about kind, capacity and quantity of batteries you need.

Glossary
This is another great section essential for any starter (although even experts will surely learn something form it). A collection of A-Z terms related to this this topic. You can jump to a certain letter if you wish to find something out otherwise just scrolling through it to educate yourself is a great way of spending time.

Additional Info
On startup, the app requests your location and fetches the specific data for the entire first section. This is on actual coordinates, not just state or city…pinpoint!
Every successful data fetch gets stored locally (no need to worry about privacy) so that if the next time you open the app there is no internet connection (perhaps you’re “on-site”) you will still have the everything available.
Remember you can always tap the status bar (at the top) to scroll back to the top (useful in the data and glossary sections).
To make this app truly unique and complete all device orientations are supported. However, to deliver the best user experience, we suggest you keep in landscape mode.

If you have any doubts or update requests, feel free to get in touch; let’s all make things better!


MyLyrics Plus

Find the title of a song from the a chunk of the lyrics.
In this version, there are no advertisements or search limits!
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We all know the famous application that let’s you find out title and artist of a song that is playing but what happens when the song is stuck in your head?
I know we’ve all been there. That song that you only remember a few lines of the lyrics and want to find out where it’s from.
Well, now you can!
Thanks to this simple and easy app, you just have to enter any info you knwo about the track, such as artist and a few words from it and you will be provided with a list of matches (including remixes, covers etc).

From these results, there is also a handy link to the song/album in the iTunes store so that you can easily view it and make sure it’s the one you want and maybe check out other info.

In addition, it’s essential to settle those endless debates with your friends regarding song titles or remixes and featurings. Just input info, hit send and it’s done: that easy.

Make sure you send me feedback so we can always make it better!


Fair Assistant

★ Featured by Apple in What’s Hot ★
★ #2 App in Italy ★
★ Top 100 in 8 countries ★

We’re in 2011 and it’s time to forget old ways of taking orders. Selling goods at fairs is one of the oldest arts but it doesn’t mean we can’t take advantage of modern technologies.
Now you can use your iPhone or iPad to take down sample orders during fairs and exhibitions in a way that will certainly distinguish you AND cut time.

Fair Assistant is the best ally when you’re at your booth (perhaps at Pitti, Premiere Vision or Linea Pelle). However, it is also crucial for sales representatives how travel around showing collection and need something fast and efficient.

Organized in 3 simple sections, once it’s set up it is extremely easy to use.

Settings: This is the first step. You can customize the application and make it yours with elements such as company name and logo. Insert your email (where the orders will be CCed and where to find (url) your database.

Collection: This is where you will see your collection / price list in an easy to use table where taking orders is the easiest think on earth.

Selection: after have made selections in the previous panel (article/color), you will be shown the summary. Here you also input the client’s details. Obviously you may also simply select it from your contacts. Could it be any easier!?

Getting used to this application is extremely easy. The possibility of making it yours will also truly enhance the clients’ perception of you.

Please note, the database needs to be in CSV format (export to this available in all spreadsheet programs) structured as follows:

Art Name,Art Id,Avail Colors,Price
Akbar,56475,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,54.00
Zulu,5435,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,345.00
Passion,467,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,321.00
Mosaic,2423,Nero-rosso-bianco-beige,4.00

The first “row” will be the table headers in the collection panel. With this easy system, you will be able to personalize this and make it anything you want to suit your needs.
The third column is the one that allows options. Each one need to be separated by a dash (-).

Using Fair Assistant is even easier than what it seems like. Try it out and you’ll “get it” right away. If that’s not the case you can as usual just get in touch with me.


Lightning Distance

Find out where lightning struck
and the speed of sound for your location based on weather conditions!

You know how it is – a thunderstorm is approaching, and suddenly you hear an absolutely deafening clap of thunder. Whoa, that sounded close! At times it can even be frightening! But how close is the lightning, really? It is difficult to determine the distance of a lightning bolt just by looking at it, and the volume of the thunder isn’t a good way to tell either.

Sound travels through air at slightly different speeds depending on air temperature and relative humidity (density). This app will take both into consideration to give the closest result possible.

If you have a map and compass, try plotting the location of each lightning strike by drawing a line on the map in the direction of the lightning, and a cross at your calculated distance along this line.

If you’re stuck inside or at home during a thunderstorm, this is an interesting way to entertain yourself for a while.

If there are scared little kids around, figure out how far away the strike is and tell them. This will help ease their fears and then they will most likely ask “How’d you do that?” It’s a great time to teach them.


Daily Routine

This app will allow you to live the life you wish!

Here’s how:
The improtance of having a routine is no secret. This is especially true if you work primarily at the computer or generally sitting down.
We’ve all been there: we get caught up reading, checking or doing something that we completely lose track of time.

In order to avoid this we set up appointment sin calendars or other more nifty tricks so that this lapsus doesn’t mess-up our planned day.
However, we often forget that also the little things are important, especially for our body which is forced to sit down for many hours (not natural).

Thanks to this app you will be able set up your morning or fullday routine the way you want it and will be reminded automagically.

How many times have you read that you should stretch every so often? What about drinking water?
Have you ever forgotten to make lunch until past 3pm? I certainly have…
This is all awful for your body. Have a dog? forgot to put him out? Awful for him too!

Regardless what you element you wish to include in your daily routine, this app will let you achieve it in the most natural and easy way.

In addition, it has been proven that more time ≠ higher productivity is always true. If you remind yourself to take a quick break, you will be extremely more fresh when you return!

I made this app primarily for myself and figured many other freelancers or busy people in general will benefit from it.

Make sure you get in touch for questions, comments and even complaints!
appSupport@giacomoballi.com


Fix Contacts

Thanks to this app you will be able to fix many annoyances within your address book.

Often, when you sync with other devices or software, certain fields are not respected o are randomly added.

Other times, if you import contacts from an old phone, perhaps form the sim card, you are not fully using the iPhone’s address book potential.

Now you will be able to clean your contacts by performing actions such as:
– Find contacts with empty name field
– Find contacts with empty last name field
– Find contacts with empty email field
– Find contacts with empty telephone field
– Find contacts with empty telephone and email fields
– Find contacts with duplicate telehone field
– Find contacts with notes field
– Find contacts with incorrect case

At the end of the cleanup a report will be generated where you can select which contacts to delete if necessary.

Please note: address books with 1000+ contacts might take several minutes. Please be patient and allow time to terminate.


iVersilia

La prima ed unica applicazione iPhone per chi ama la Versilia (Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Pietrasanta, Lido di Camaiore, Viareggio ecc) o vi si reca e vuole essere sicuro di avere consigli veri, non da guida turistica (queste informazioni “classiche” le lasciamo alle altre apps che verranno). Sono molte le sezioni incluse e queste rispecchiano tutta la zona ed i vari momenti della giornata. Inoltre, è anche possibile prenotare servizi esclusivi normalmente riservati.

Guida
Qui vengono elencate informazioni generali di come viene vista e vissuta la Versilia, Forte dei Marmi in particolare (ma anche Pietrasanta e Marina di Pietrasanta). Questo vi serve per poter godere dell’area come fa una persona che ci vive da tempo. Sono molti i dettagli che troverete che non sono presenti in guide turistiche ma, bensi, solo che ha già visitato e conosce bene i posti vi può svelare. Abitudini, informazioni sui “bagni” (stabilimenti balneari), e calendario della versiliana sono tra questi.

Locali
Una delle sezioni che vi saranno più utili. qui troverete indirizzo e descrizioni di molti posti apprezzati da chi conosce la Versilia suddivisi in aperitivo, cena e dopo cena.

Noleggio di Lusso
Qui è possibile prenotare un’auto o yacht (a scelta) per il periodo di tempo che preferite. Semplicissimo!

Event Planning
Per chi ha intenzione di rimanere in zona per un po di tempo è possibile anche organizzare (per esempio nella vostra villa) cene, feste ed aperitivi. Tutto su misura.

Social Network
Essere in Versilia è come essere a casa quindi è sempre bello sapere dove sono i nostri a amici. Grazie alla a questa sezione potrete vedere su una mappa dove sono gli altri utenti che utilizzano iVersilia. Vi è anche una funzione “vicino” che vi mostra solo quelli nelle vostre vicinanze.


Metano Lombardia

Applicazione sviluppata per il concorso OpenApp Lombardia, patrocinato dalla regione con molti sponsor.
I contenuti sono gestiti direttamente dai server della regione.

Questa applicazione racchiude tutti i distributori che erogano metano.
Sfruttando la geolocalizzazione, accanto ad ogni gestore, potrete notare la distanza a cui si trova da voi.
Inoltre, visualizzando i dettagli, potete anche creare l’itinerario per avere indicazioni precise su come arrivare.
Viene anche inclusa un’immagine dall’esterno per poter riconoscere più facilmente quando siete arrivati.

L’applicazione può anche essere usate per visualizzare tutti i distributori su una mappa unica… tutto a portata di touch!

Tutti i dati provengono dai dataset della “Regione Lombardia” accessibili su dati.lombardia.it. Il dataset utilizzato è l’elenco distributori di Metano.


MyPrivatePix

This is a must have app for anyone who loves their iPhone. No matter if it’s black, white, 3G, 3GS or even the new 4; this application might get you out of a bad situation.
Disguised as personal picture hider (pretend that you save all your private pictures in this app and perhaps password lock it), it is instead a nifty security system.
The first time you run the app you will be prompt to insert your email in order to be prepared in case some thing bad happens. The next time you load the app, it will automatically send you an email with the iPhone’s current GPS position. The idea is that usually the first thing someone does is look around your “stuff” this will trick into thinking they will find some “interesting” pictures but instead their current coordinates will be sent to your inbox automatically and seemlessly (they will never know what happened).
As usual, this is an app to help people therefore feel free to provide feedback and suggestions so we can make this application and the world a better place.


CEO Wisdom

Imagine 100 people working at a large company. They’re all middle managers, around 35 years old. They’re all smart. All collegial. All hard-working. They all have positive attitudes. They’re all good communicators.

So what will determine who gets the next promotion, and the one after that? Which of them, when the time comes, will get that corner office?

Distilling the Wisdom of C.E.O.’s
By ADAM BRYANT
Published: April 16, 2011

A version of this article appeared in print on April 17, 2011, on page BU1 of the New York edition.

This article was adapted from “The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons From CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed,” by Adam Bryant, author of the weekly “Corner Office” column in The New York Times. The book, published Tuesday by Times Books, analyzes the broader lessons that emerge from his interviews with more than 70 leaders.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/business/17excerpt.html


Pulizia Strade

Questa è un’applicazione essenziale per chiunque viva a Firenze. Praticamente ogni settimana avviene la pulizia e lavaggio notturno delle strade della nostra amata città. Nonostante sia una cosa importante ed apprezzata, spesso è una noia dover tener conto di dove si è parcheggiato l’auto e se dobbiamo spostarla prima che venga rimossa dai vigili con i loro carratrezzi.
Il concetto di questa applicazione salva-grattacapo è molto semplice: vi dice quando avviene la prossima pulizia in base alla via o piazza in cui vi trovate grazie al dispositivo GPS presente nel iPhone 3G o 3Gs.
In caso vogliate controllare una strada differente (magari perchè siete già a casa), potete anche scegliere manualmente la via desiderata.
Il punto fondamentale di questa app è che ci sono in database tutte le vie di Firenze e per questo è essenziale (se una notte non dormite a casa e lasciate la macchina in strada è sempre bene controllare per non avere brutte sorprese la mattina dopo…).
Poichè ovviamente vi sono molte vie tra cui scegliere, è presente anche un bottone per evidenziare automaticamente l’ultima voce usata. Nei casi in cui non avete molto segnale GPS, consiglio, prima di usare l’app, di aprire mappe e fargli trovare la vostra posizione con precisione.


Comodino

Questo gioco è molto semplice ed intuitivo e ciò lo rende estremamente entusiasmante. Non vorrete mai smettere. Lo scopo del gioco è di colpire il tasto che appare in posizioni casuali il maggior numero di volte entro il tempo limite.
Splatter è ottimo in quei momenti che non sapete cosa fare ed avete bisogno di una distrazione divertente o siete in compagnia di amici e volete sfidarli. Infatti, non solo rapidità, ma anche prontezza di riflessi, sono essenziali per essere i veri campioni.
Ovviamente vi sono anche diverse cose da personalizzare quali:
tempo limite in secondi
possibilità di resettare il TopScore
Sia il vostro punteggio massimo che il time limit predefinito vengono salvati in modo da poter continuare ogni volta che vorrete senza dover reimpostare le preferenze.