If you're anything like me, you like free shipping the way you like
ice cream and shoulder rubs. Nothing wrecks an online shopping
experience more than getting to the checkout page and discovering
you're on the hook for $10, $20, or even more for shipping.
That's why I'm partial to ShopRunner, a nifty service that,
among other things, assures you free shipping at more than 70
stores. Even better than that, free two-day
Alas, the service costs $79 annually, making it something of
an impulse buy even for hardcore shoppers.
That alone makes it an interesting buy, if only because most
tablets of this size tend to sell for a lot more. The Nexus 10, for
example: $399. The iPad: $499 and up. Even the new Asus MeMo Pad
Smart 10 runs $299.
Of course, the ChefPad doesn't have quite the same level of
As you might expect, Google Search endows your iPhone (or iPod
Touch or iPad) with the power of, well, Google search. Perhaps
you're already using Google as the search engine in your Safari Web
browser, but the app takes things to a whole new level.
First and foremost, it supports voice-powered searching, which
works with startling, almost magical accuracy.