Apps:2020

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

Raindrop.io is a slick new bookmark-organizing app for iOS

Raindrop.io is a new bookmarking service for Mac and iOS, and the web, and Android. It lets you save your bookmarks into folders, known as Groups, and those bookmarks are then available from anywhere. The main selling point of Raindrop.io seems to be the slick interface, and the myriad beautiful …

Evernote

Introducing The Shelf

Before Apple’s annual developer conference this year, WWDC 2017, Federico Viticci and Sam Beckett created a piece on MacStories titled iOS 11 : iPad …

iOS

The Shelf is like a Desktop for iOS 11

You know how on your Mac you always drag stuff to the desktop as a kind of temporary holding spot? You might be gathering together some photos, or just keeping a PDF until you work out where to put it, or until you have emailed it and can delete the original. That kind of thing isn’t possible in …

iOS

Home

This app lets people suffering from mental illness and addiction find support groups on demand

<b>• Huddle is a new app that lets people create and join online peer support groups.</b><p><b>• The app lets users be as anonymous as they want, even letting them pixelate their face and have an auto-generated username.</b><p><b>• Huddle is aimed at those suffering from addiction and mental health issues, but users can</b> …

Mental Disorders

Best Productivity Apps for Apple Watch

So you took the initiative to invest in an Apple Watch. Now what? As it turns out, there’s more to your fancy high-tech gadget than tracking your personal fitness and keeping the time. While using your Apple Watch to monitor your daily fist-pumping workout sessions is just fine and dandy, you may …

Smartwatches

40 Best Augmented Reality iPhone Apps

Augmented reality is one of the most exciting technologies around. AR apps for iOS have come a long way over the years. Whether you are looking for …

iPhone Apps

Friday 5: Fantastical 2 – a better way to manage calendars and reminders on your Mac

When not using Apple’s built-in default option, Fantastical has long been my go to Calendar app on macOS. The app was just recently updated to version 2.4, a major feature upgrade encompassing things like attachment support, advanced undo/redo, travel time, and more.<p>But it’s not just the latest …

iOS Apps

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> …

iOS Apps

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 …

Diabetes

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 …

iOS

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 …

Home Improvement

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 …

iOS

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 …

Social Media

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 …

iOS

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.

Apple TV

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 …

iOS

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 …

Apple App Store

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 …

iOS

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 …

Security

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 …

Personal Assistants

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 …

SEO

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 …