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iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4 productivity showdown: Microsoft Office vs. Google Docs

You can do a lot of things with the iPad Pro. One of my favorite things to do is to write, so naturally, once I got my hands on one of these fancy new tablets from Apple, I wanted to do some writing. So I installed Microsoft Word and Google Docs on it.<p>But Microsoft and Google also have apps for …

Software

iPad Pro Artists Share Apple Pencil Drawings

Now that Apple Stores are beginning to receive more reliable Apple Pencil shipments, some early adopters of the iPad Pro have been able to purchase the accessory over the past week and put it to the test.<p>Many of those iPad Pro users have been sharing their work in the <i>MacRumors</i> discussion forums, …

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Getting Started with User Experience Design

The term “user experience,” abbreviated UX, is an often misunderstood and confusing concept for many in the design, development and marketing world. Understanding how to implement and improve UX takes time, skill and a deep understanding of users.<p>Simply put, user experience is the sum of the …

Hiring a New Executive? Send This Memo First

Does this new executive know what you expect? Here is an example of the memo you should send their way stat.<p>Dear Jean,<p>Earlier today I asked you to consider joining our executive management team.<p>As you and I discussed, accepting our offer to join the senior executive team is something we want you to …

REVIEW: The iPad Air Is The Best Tablet Yet

Because they're both revolutionary devices that changed their product categories, people tend to think of them as equal. They're not. Not for Apple, and not for users.<p>The iPad generated $6.2 billion in revenue last quarter, which is 17% of Apple's overall revenue. The iPhone generated $19.5 …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

Fantastical 2 Brings Deep Reminders Support, Revamped iOS 7 Look To The Best iPhone Calendar

As my default Calendar replacement app, Fantastical has been on the home screen of my iPhone since its release nearly a year ago. As one of the few pieces of productivity software that I use regularly, I was extremely nervous about how the app was going to change with its iOS 7 update.<p>I shouldn’t …

Shazam for iOS 7 – MacStories

Much like Twitterrific's update for iOS 7, Shazam has spruced up their app with flattened, descriptive wiry icons and simple color palettes that make the app feel at home on Apple's new OS. Perhaps the only noticeable difference is that Shazam asks for Microphone access, a new requirement as of iOS …

Review: 24 hours with the iPhone 5s…

I managed to pick up an iPhone 5s yesterday and have been trying out its new features and enhancements. Here’s my review of the device after using it for 24 hours…<p><b>Design:</b> As the name implies, the iPhone 5s is based directly on the design of the iPhone 5. It has the same shiny edges, metal back with …

5 Reasons Why Wall Street Is Wrong About Apple

Apple disappointed Wall Street by announcing an iPhone 5C that isn’t cheap. As a result, Apple’s stock price took a hit.<p>That’s the polite way to say it. Let’s usher all the financial industry people out of the room so I can tell you the blunt truth. Ready?<p>Wall Street has systemic blind spots and …

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9to5 writers talking Apple kit: Ben Lovejoy

Since a recent post on a decision to wait for the iPhone 6 generated a comment or two, we thought it might be interesting to take a look at what Apple kit we own and why we chose it. So, what have I got on my desk?<p>Short answer: a MacBook Pro 17 with 27-inch Thunderbold Display, bluetooth keyboard …

With Windows 8.1, Microsoft Makes Some Asked-For Fixes

Microsoft’s Build developer conference officially kicks off today in San Francisco, with CEO Steve Ballmer delivering the keynote address. Much of …

Weird iPhone habits: Open slots, default layouts, and ringer switches, oh my...

Smartphones and other mobile technology are very personal devices. Not just that they're something that we have on us all the time, but they're …

Flickr Gets A Major Update And Gives Everyone 1 Terrabyte of Storage!

<b>Flickr has just laid out a fantastic new design and they’re giving everyone 1 Terrabyte of storage too.</b><p>We have three Flickr groups:<p>– Mobile …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

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Five Tricky, Advanced Ways To Save Space On Your Mac Hard Drive [Feature]

Saving space on your Mac’s hard drive is more important than ever, especially if you use one with a faster but smaller solid state drive in it, like my Macbook Air. Being able to manage your space wisely is the key here, and once you’ve done the obvious things, like pare down your Applications …

Here's What iOS 7 Could (And Perhaps Should) Look Like [Video]

The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event.<p>With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just …

This Is How Your Gmail Should Work

The iOS Gmail app went through a huge overhaul late last year that brought with it much more functionality and a better interface but those changes haven't translated to every Gmail app.<p>Designer Paul Burke has dreamt up this great Gmail concept that deeply integrates Google's Siri-like service …

Apps

Facebook Home review: are people more important than apps?

On April 12th, the much-vaunted Facebook Phone will arrive — but it's not a phone at all. Facebook Home, as it's called, is a couple of pieces of software that transform any Android smartphone’s homescreen into a Facebook feed, and put Facebook Messenger chats on top of any app. Instead of making a …

Why You Might Actually Want a Facebook Phone

Facebook's got a new phone. And a new home screen. They're going to be fine, probably, more or less. But you are also asleep now because the idea of …

Some Quick Privacy Thoughts On Facebook's 'Not-A-Phone-But-More-Than-An-App' Home

Facebook released a mobile thing today. It’s not a Facebook phone. But it’s more than an app. It’s like a digital skin that you slide your phone into so that it’s covered in sticky Facebook goodness. It’s a thing that you will be able to get pre-installed on some Android phones or download from …

Facebook Isn’t Forking Android, They’re Spooning With It

Facebook is absolutely, positively, 100 percent not working on a phone.<p>The first rule of tech news remains intact: when a company says they’re definitely not doing something, it’s as sure a sign as you can get that they will eventually do said thing.<p>“Today we’re finally gonna talk about that …

Opportunity, meet problem: Facebook Home's uneasy relationship with Google

A platform play starts with small things<p>Answering questions after today's Facebook Home event, Mark Zuckerberg was full of praise for Google's smartphone platform. "We think that Google takes their commitment to openness in the ecosystem really seriously," he said, regarding the possibility Google …

Passcode Lock, Better Business Card Scanning, Improved Contacts, and More

The business card scanning feature in Evernote Hello is really great. It’s a Premium feature, but we’ve decided to extend our preview for Free users. …