A 5-post collection

How I use Shortcuts on the iPhone

Recently, I had to go out of town. I had a pair of tickets to an event (go sharks!) and I was going to miss it. I wanted to get something for the tickets so they didn't go to waste. I sent out a group email and then started texting people one by one. It took quite a while to draft a message for each person and even longer to get a response. There had to be a better way, and there was! Using Shortcuts Keyboard,

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The best productivity app in the world

Productivity, or the lack thereof, is a tricky subject to tackle. Here is how I’m able to get things done using some pretty remarkable technology. Technology is can be overwhelming, but only if you let it overwhelm you. I work in a very high tech profession: The computer industry. I develop software, solutions, and ultimately solve problems. My number one productivity tool in such a high tech world is compiled of—are you ready?—a pen and paper. But wait, it’s not just any

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A look back at 2010: Apps I began using

Twenty-ten was a busy year for both developers and myself. Here’s a look at some of the apps I began using. **Pandora **– The most cost effective and least stressful way of listening to music. I create a a “playlist” that infinitely fills itself up based on the song, genre, or artist that I’m in the mood for. I tell it what I want to listen to and it does the rest. It automatically knows what type of music is related and plays it, and

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Don't fear iPhone Duplicate Apps anymore!

The iTunes App Store, for the iPhone and iPod Touch, has been out long enough for developers to release updates to their apps — some have even release several updates. Acquiring the update is easy through both iTunes and the App Store on the mobile device. However, there is a catch. Maybe you’ve gone to update your apps through iTunes and noticed something similar (opposite). The reason this is happening may be magical and mysterious, but like totally curable! Introducing **Pourhadi’s Dupe Remover 3000 the

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Top 5 Free iPhone Apps

The App Store (along with the iPhone 3G) has been available as part of the iPhone 2.0 software update for about 2 weeks now. With the release of the App Store there has been a surge of new iPhone apps to the point of becoming overwhelming. Here’s a list of my five favorite free apps (no games in this list, but look for the top iPhone game list soon).

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