Apps:2020

By C.J. McEleavy | Innovative apps for iPads, iPhones and the Apple Watch.

How to Cancel Your Useless iOS App Subscriptions

If you’ve never checked on your app subscriptions, I don’t blame you. It’s a feature buried pretty deeply in your iOS device. But then, you <i>could</i> …

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My Dario

When was the last time you got excited about your blood glucose meter?<p>Well if you have the all-in-one Dario™ Blood Glucose Monitoring System in your …

Things 3 task manager launches with beautiful new design and all-new features

Cultured Code is launching all new versions of its Things task management software for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac. Things 3 includes a beautiful new design with charming interactions across each version and powerful new features for organizing tasks and scheduling assignments.<p>Cultured Code …

15 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Apple just made its Microsoft Office killer free — here's how to download it

It's not as well-known as Microsoft Word, but Apple makes a complete suite of office apps called iWork that directly competes with Microsoft Office.<p>Now Apple's productivity apps have gone free. On Tuesday, Apple made the latest versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iPhones, iPads, and Mac …

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Apple’s Clips app is iMovie for the next generation

Not a social network, but a fun video app<p>When I opened up Apple’s new Clips app yesterday, as I’ve been doing for the past few days, I was greeted with the same photo-capture screen that’s prioritized in all the social “story” apps. <i>Take a picture! Capture video! Share! Share everything!</i> they scream …

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Review Roundup: Apple’s Clips app offers promising & fun editing features, but confusing & difficult UI

Apple’s new Clips social video editing app officially launched today for iPhone and iPad following an unveiling last month. While we’ve yet to spend significant time with the app ourselves, the reviews so far seem to be mixed with most reviewers noting similarities to Snapchat and some early …

Apple unveils new TV app for Apple TV, iPhone and iPad

<b>Live Tune-In with Siri</b><p>New Siri capabilities offer immediate access to live events with single voice commands.

Pages, Numbers, & Keynote for Mac and iOS add editing features & Touch ID for password protected docs

Apple has just released new updates to their iWork suite across iOS, macOS, and the iCloud webapps. The updates today includes the ability to open password-protected documents using Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro, iPhones and iPads, alongside new editing features for all the applications.<p>The …

81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60

If you laugh at how older people use computers, this 81-year-old from Japan is going to set you straight.<p>Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead of Hinamatsuri, or Girl's Day, in Japan.<p>Wakamiya is a …

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Using an app that remembers all my digital activity felt like putting my brain in a jar

It sounds appealing and then again it doesn’t<p>Atlas Recall, created by Napster co-founder Jordan Ritter, is what he calls a “juicy” idea.<p>It remembers everything you do on your computer — or on all of your computers, if that’s how you live your life — and automatically creates a searchable database …

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This iPhone app built by teens helps you finish your tasks on time for once

If you constantly find yourself overwhelmed by your daily schedule, maybe it’s time to seek help. Who ya gonna call? Try teenagers Shaan Singh, 17 and Erik Vanderplas, 15, whose cleverly designed productivity app, Time, is ready to assist you in crushing your tasks.<p>Available for iPhone, the app …

Time Management

This App Can Tell If Your iPhone Has Ever Been Hacked

A new app can detect if something wrong (and dangerous) is going on with your iDevice.<p>It's not paranoia if they're really after you.<p>If you have an iPhone there was no way to figure out if you were really being paranoid or not, until now. Thanks to a new $1 app, you can finally figure out if someone …

iOS

Flipboard revamps its approach personalized news with new “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests.<p>CEO Mike McCue said the big goal behind this update was to answer the question, “How can we modernize the notion of magazines?” Like …

Mike McCue

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.<p>Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

MailButler review: The supercharged personal assistant for Apple Mail

Critics are quick to dismiss Apple’s built-in Mail app on OS X, but I prefer Mail over the new kids on the block, simply because it works and doesn’t …

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Atlas Recall has the muscle to be the ultimate search engine

Jordan Ritter owes his success as a software architect and serial entrepreneur to ruthless time and task management. But still, there were times “digital chaos” was kicking his ass.<p>So leave it to Ritter, who made history with Napster, to kick back. His newest venture, Atlas Informatics, launched a …

2Do App: A Full Review

Today, I wanted to start a new segment called “Reviews”. Aha!<p>This is a article, complete handy guide approach to explaining 2Do App and it’s …

Quizzitive

From Merriam-Webster, the same great people who brought you the dictionary, itself, comes this super-fun, inherently challenging, though nonetheless …

Protection Against Ransomware, Spyware, and Misbehaving Applications

<b>Little Flocker</b> is a utility for <b>keeping your personal data safe</b> from malware, trojans, back doors, misbehaving applications, and other threats to your …

‘Aerial’ brings beautiful Apple TV video screensavers to your Mac

Apple has created a new screensaver for the fourth-gen Apple TV that consists of a collection of videos taken all over the world. While it’s possible to locate these screensaver videos online and download them from Apple’s website, there hasn’t been a way to set them as your Mac’s …

1Password 6 for Mac review: Enterprise features and lots of small improvements

Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock, there’s a good chance that you have, by now, become aware of how tragically easy it can be for …

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Disconnect.me Review

Just browsing the Internet today makes you susceptible to invisible tracking software, malware, identity theft, and data breaches that put your …

The best email app on iOS just got a desktop version

Spark, which I humbly believe to be the best email client on iOS, is now available for your Mac. The free app supports most email services, including Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, iCloud, and Exchange (among others) and brings some of your favorite features form other email apps into one really attractive …

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The best iPhone security apps to keep your data safe and secure

These mobile security apps will help keep iOS and your apps safe from hackers<p>Apple's iOS 10 has some great new features and while it's great to send …

Help at last for grammar pedants: iPhone app can correct text messages

Irritated by an inappropriate apostrophe or appalling spelling in a text message?<p>At long last relief is at hand for grammar snobs with a new iOS app which enables users to correct offending text messages and return them to the sender.<p>Known as “Grammar Snob”, the app has been developed by John …

14 cool apps to help you budget, save money, and invest

The UK is seeing an explosion in financial technology companies and plenty of them are pitched at consumers.<p>BI has rounded up some of the best apps and services around right now that can help you do everything from manage your household bills and save money to keeping track of your work …

FinTech

Writers rejoice: Scrivener for iPad and iPhone is finally here

For authors and would-be authors, the long wait is over. The beloved writing app Scrivener has finally released an iOS version — and fans in the writing community are stoked.<p>When Scrivener made its debut on the Mac in 2007, it was widely celebrated as one of the best tools for fiction and …

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Activity trackers for dogs - barking mad?

Fitness trackers and mobile health apps are a booming business, and now more of us than ever before are using technology to stay active.<p>It’s not just …