Mitch Candiano

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Microsoft’s New GigJam Collaboration App Deconstructs Tasks Into “Molecules Of Work”

Got a project? GigJam lets you share information on the fly–and hide what’s private–on computers, tablets, and phones.<p>Last November, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hosted a small press event at the company’s Redmond, Wash. headquarters. The atmosphere was low-key, but the title–“Productivity: …

Screentendo can turn almost anything on your computer into a Mario level

When I start daydreaming online, I’ve found myself wondering why I can’t control a little Mario and make him jump around the eBay ads for crap I looked up two weeks ago. Well, it turns that out that I can.<p>Developer Aaron Randall has coded together something that he calls Screentendo. This is a Mac …

Your iPhone’s Keyboard Just Became The Ultimate Calendar App

Sunrise Meet could be a glimpse at the future of iPhone multitasking.<p>Sunrise is a cross-platform calendar app for Mac, iOS, Android, and the web that consistently gets rave reviews. On the iOS side of things, though, the latest update to the app is so brilliant, you might love it even if you hate …

The Ultimate Interface Is Your Brain

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ramez Naam is the author of five books, including the Nexus trilogy of sci-fi novels.</i><p>The final frontier of the digital technology is integrating into your own brain. DARPA wants to go there. Scientists want to go there. Entrepreneurs want to go there. And increasingly, it looks like …

5 can't-miss apps: Touch Pianist, Thred and more

Tech news has been busy this week, with Oculus finally confirming a release date and Google releasing the schedule for its upcoming developers …

Apps

Growduce "micro-factory" concept would allow users to grow their own products

A biologist and a designer are developing a bacteria and yeast "micro-factory" that could one day enable consumers to grow their own products at home …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

How to Create Font from your Handwriting

Handwriting fonts add human touch wherever they’re used. There are many free font sites where you can find professional handwritten fonts for your …

14 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended by the Pros

Shares 27K<p>Are you looking for new social media marketing tools?<p>Do you want to know which tools today’s social media professionals recommend?<p>It’s not …

Infographics

Open Source Marketing Automation

Join the future of marketing<p>The future of marketing is automation. The power behind successful automation is people. The Mautic community is the …

Marketing

Best To-do list & Task Manager. Free, Online & Mobile

To-do list<p>Keep your tasks, lists and reminders in one place, always in-sync across all your devices<p>Calendar<p>Plan your day, week, month, and life. …

Clone Any Website And Create Your Own Hoaxes With This Tool

Clone Zone blurs the line between art and misinformation with their easy to use website editing tool.<p>Have you ever seen something online that you knew was too crazy to be real? Internet hoaxes, one of the oldest forms of trolling, have become such a big problem on social media that sites like …

3 Social Media Tools That Help Marketers Save Time

Shares 9K<p>How much of your day is spent on recurring social media activities?<p>Are small tasks taking up too much of your time?<p>When you know where tools …

Sites of the Week: UENO, Vers, Ratio Beerworks and more

Some sites featured today are recently released, but it's beautiful and still deserve the mention, such as Dropbox User Guide, Swipe and Ueno Studio! …

10 killer apps you shouldn't live without

When you hop into Apple or Google's app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it's easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples to handle email, maps, weather, stocks, games and …

19 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Android Device

You can plug a freaking mouse into your phone?!<p><i>First things first: update your phone to the latest version of Android! Open Settings > About tablet or phone > System updates > Check now or Update. Some of these tips require the latest version, Android 5.0 Lollipop.</i>

Applications to Secure your Android Smartphone

Security is not just anti-malware protection. As a concept, mobile security is comprised of privacy features, permission restrictions for too nosy …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Acorns, an app that turns spare change into investments, raises $10.5M

<i>Updated April 6 with Acorns’ response.</i><p>Acorns, easily the best-designed investment app on the market, has secured at least $10.5 million in additional capital.<p>Acorns disclosed the new round in a filing with the SEC, but it did not immediately respond to VentureBeat’s requests for comment on the …

Office Lens for Android and iOS turns your phone into a scanner

You no longer have to carry a Windows Phone if you want to quickly copy receipts and meeting agendas for the sake of your notes. Microsoft has just released Office Lens in both finished form for iOS and a preview for Android, letting you use your device of choice to turn photos into usable …

Apps

Previously $24 A Year, Imgur Pro Is Now Free

Do you, like much of the Internet, turn to Imgur for your one-off image hosting needs? Want the features that come with an Imgur Pro account, but don’t want to… you know, pay for it?<p>Good news! Imgur Pro doesn’t exist anymore. The company has ditched the $3 per month (or $24 per year if you pay in …

Evernote's New Free App Takes the Ugh Out of Scanning

Evernote Scannable can help you manage those stacks of business cards you have stashed in your drawer.<p>Ugh. They sit in stacks in my desk drawer. I know they’re there, but I refuse to acknowledge them until I absolutely can’t ignore them anymore, like an ex who shows up at a party.<p>I’m talking about …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

Apps

A Way to Get Every Last Drop of Ketchup

We all know the drill: You go to brush your teeth and, upon reaching for the toothpaste tube, notice it's nearly empty. But some part of you knows …

Business Development

Cashew Nuts Grow Out of Crazy Apples

File this under <i>Seems Like a Hoax, But Isn't</i>: cashew nuts grow from the bottom of "cashew apples," shown above. The apple portion is (adorably) called …