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Calculator with Notepad review

Calculator with Notepad keeps a record of your calculations on a separate screen, so you can go back and check or share them. This handy app features an attractive, intuitive, and streamlined interface that gives convenient access to all of the app's features. This app doesn't try to do too much, and what it does, it does well.

Opening Calculator with Notepad takes you directly to the calculator screen. The calculator isn't fancy, containing only numbers, basic arithmetic function keys, a backspace, and a clear button. The buttons are nicely spaced, though, making it unlikely that you'… Read more

Review: Steel Weight Calculator gives instant feedback on the weight & cost of steel

Steel Weight Calculator allows you to quickly calculate the weight of any amount of steel based on its dimensions and use on your iPhone. The result is a very useful calculator that can provide quick numbers when you are on the job site, preparing an order or getting an estimate for an order. Whether you are a procurement manager who needs numbers quickly or are calculating the value of steel as a commodity for a stock transaction, this is a great application to have on your phone.

As soon as you open Steel Weight Calculator you will find a number … Read more

Review: TouchPad Calculator makes long calculations easy, but lacks advanced operations

TouchPad Calculator carves through multiple math problems at once, giving you a better way to handle a given set of numbers. It lets you edit any part of a complicated problem thanks to its useful list view. While it may not have as many advanced features as handheld calculators made for mathletes, it should be more than enough for most people.

Instead of giving you the traditional narrow screen of a regular calculator, this application maps out every operation you give it on a handy list. That makes it easy to change a single element of a longer problem without … Read more

Review: It all adds up with FormulaCalculator for Mac

FormulaCalculator for Mac offers users numerous advanced calculator features, including tools for finance, geometry, and unit conversions. It's not the most intuitive program we've ever used, but it's not a bad choice if you're looking for features beyond the offerings of Apple's native Calculator app.

FormulaCalculator's interface is fairly straightforward, with a number pad on the right and algebraic and trigonometric functions on the left. A drop-down menu lets users select the finance, geometry, or unit conversion libraries; once one of these is selected, an additional drawer slides out to the right displaying additional … Read more

Review: Dual Calculator makes converting to hexadecimal and back fun

Dual Calculator is a trim, nifty-looking application that lets you see decimals and hexadecimals at the same time on your Android gadget. It converts them into the opposite format so you don't have to waste time doing it, yourself. Since it looks good and won't weigh your gadget down, there's little reason not to use this effective app.

Dual Calculator checks in at less than 1MB, so downloading it takes almost no time at all. It doesn't bog down slower processors, either. Once installed, this app lets you input a number in either decimal or hexadecimal … Read more

Use Google Search as a tip calculator

Last week Google announced it had incorporated a very powerful and long overdue feature to its search platform: a tip calculator. That's right, you can now use a Google search either through the Web site or via Google Now to calculate the proper tip amount.

Using the tip calculator couldn't be easier. Simply launch Google Now, the Google Search app on iOS, or your preferred browser and point it to Google.com.

Next you'll need to type in "what is the tip for ___ dollars". After submitting the search, you'll find a calculator that … Read more

Review: MyScript Calculator lets you handwrite equations, but it can be unwieldy

MyScript Calculator represents a fast, streamlined way to write out math problems and get instant solutions. It can be a little tough to use if your handwriting is bad, but you'll love this cool app if you take your time and use it carefully. It's worth the time it takes to get used to.

This app lets you draw out numbers, mathematical symbols, and other math icons and turn them into equations, with ease. There's no enter button so the program will solve any equation as long as there are enough parts to make the equation work. … Read more

Review: Calculator X Free offers few upgrades over standard calculators

Calculator X Free touts itself as an upgraded option over the built-in calculator already on your iPhone, but the plethora of ads take away too much from the overall experience. Ultimately, there are few reasons why it should replace what you already have.

There is no setup time so you can start using Calculator X immediately after installation. When you do, you'll see an extra column of options, including square root sign, percentage, 1/x, and an extra memory tab. You can also view the paper tape for your calculations, which is a very nice addition, especially with a … Read more

Review: Resolution Calculator checks the image clarity of your photos

Resolution Calculator for Mac allows users to analyze both digital photographs and scanned images for the optimal screen resolution they should use. The program's interface is streamlined but not as intuitive as it should be.

The first thing we noticed about Resolution Calculator for Mac was a rather unclear interface. The lack of tutorials or instructions did not help, either. The program window contains two main buttons, one for scanned images and the other for digital images. Clicking and dragging files into the window, which is not clearly labeled, starts the analysis. The program quickly populates a number of … Read more

Review: Math Tool - Fraction Calculator makes computing complex problems easy

Fractions have always been a problem for calculators. Before conversion to a decimal, a fraction is hard to enter into most calculators--even those with functions or keys intended to support doing it. Converting back from a decimal to a fraction is even more troublesome. So Math Tool - Fraction Calculator is a very useful tool for anyone currently studying fractions or using them on a daily basis on the job.

Math Tool - Fraction Calculator is exactly as it sounds - a simple calculator tool built into a calculator interface. Everything looks normal except for the addition of a small … Read more