Vishal Verma

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Omnifocus Daily Workflow

In this post I will review my workflow with Omni and describe how it is helping me stay on top of my work. I am still on the iOS-only Omnifocus …

How I Almost Lost Every Family Photo I Have

Yesterday, we celebrated my son’s 15th birthday (Yes, 15!). Before the extended family came over for the party, I thought it would be fun to pull up …

Cocktail Maintenance Utility Updated With Support For OS X Mountain Lion

Cocktail is a popular OS X utility that has been around for years. It’s a simplistic app that lets you clean up and optimize your Mac’s system. The developer behind Cocktail, Maintain, has finally released a version that is fully compatible with Mountain Lion. A Mavericks edition is also in the …

OS X

How to go paperless with your iPad, Evernote and Byword!

Photo courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/rvoegtli/<p>Go paperless with your iPad, Evernote and Byword<p>I have written many times about how to use …

Productivity

How mind mapping helps me solve problems

Mind mapping helps<p>Have you ever wanted a way to diagram a complicated thought or problem but did know the right format to use for your ideas? Have …

Mind Mapping

New Evernote Project Status Report Template

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Evernote

Xbox One developers team up with NASA to simulate 35 thousand light years of space

In a small room tucked away at the back of Microsoft's E3 booth, developers behind the company's upcoming and now controversial Xbox One shared a tech demo created with the aid of NASA in an attempt to push the technical limits of what Microsoft's Geoff Henshaw calls the system's "pure …

The PlayRoom for PS4 unlocks the fun and future of the DualShock 4

After playing with Sony's <i>The PlayRoom</i> at E3, what is essentially a collection of slick tech demos and mini-games, I wish the PlayStation 4 had included the PlayStation Camera in the box. The camera, when paired with the DualShock 4's lightbar and the gamepad's motion sensing tech, is capable of …

Halo is coming to Xbox One

Which Next-Gen Console Will You Buy, PS4, Xbox One Or WiiU?

It has to be the <b>PS4</b>.<p>Sony stole the show at E3 this year by squashing all the rumors of it going the same route as Microsoft and closing the used game market. I can understand where Microsoft is coming from, but that’s not a business plan I’m willing to support. We vote with our wallets, and I’m not …

How dangerous driving helped Sony’s Kazunori Yamauchi design Gran Turismo 6 (interview)

Kazunori Yamauchi is the father of the authentic racing-simulation game. His Gran Turismo series, which he has designed since the launch of the original PlayStation, has sold more than 70 million units since 1997. Gran Turismo 6 arrives in the fall for PlayStation 3, and Yamauchi, the chief …

PlayStation 4 Hardware revealed

The best of E3 2013: this is the future of gaming

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The best of E3 2013: this is the future of gaming<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>From trash-talking companies and the return of the Blue Bomber to legendary filmmakers talking about the challenges of storytelling in gaming and the future of sports …

Dead Rising 3: The 3 big changes for Xbox One

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — It wasn’t until Dead Rising 3 came on the screen before I was really sold on these next-generation consoles.<p>Halfway through Microsoft’s press conference at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), it showed off the zombie-slaying action …

Microsoft selling Xbox One first-party games for $59.99

Microsoft will sell its first-party games on Xbox One for $59.99, the same price as most new releases on the current generation of consoles, a representative for the company confirmed to Polygon.<p>"I can confirm that Microsoft Studios games on Xbox One will be $59.99 (MSRP)," the representative wrote.<p>…

Why Xbox One And PS4 Have Me Worried For The Future Of Games

Electronic Arts showed off Battlefield 4, its new military shooter for PC, Xbox One, and PS4, at E3 earlier this week. Sitting in a theater drowning in bass, it was nothing short of staggering. There were dozens of soldiers, vehicles, artillery strikes and explosions. A soldier shot out a support …

Microsoft says games for the Xbox One will still cost $59.99

Microsoft has confirmed that the games it releases for the Xbox One will sell for $59.99, just like those for the Xbox 360, and Sony has previously suggested that it will also be sticking to the old price point. A spokesperson told <i>Polygon</i> that Microsoft Studios games will have a standard price of …

Dead Rising 3 - E3 2013 Stage Demo

Brrraaaaaiinnnsss… and AIRSTRIKES! Executive producer Josh Bridge stops by the GameSpot stage to talk about humour and visual direction in Dead Rising 3!<p>by on

Bridges

Microsoft on what defines a next-gen game

Microsoft has not been shy about using the term "next-gen" to describe its games and experiences for the Xbox One, but what exactly does it mean? Speaking with GameSpot, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said the term is multifaceted and at times difficult to convey.<p>"I think it's multiple things. Graphic …

Nextgen

And The Winner Of The PlayStation 4/Xbox One Console Wars Is...The PC?

“X-Box One: Because that’s how many we’re gonna sell,” gamer Paul Sposato wrote on his Facebook page when he saw the Microsoft and Sony announcements at E3. Sposato is an Xbox enthusiast, an Xbox loyalist. But after last night’s presentations, he does not plan on buying the new-generation console, …

Three for three: How AMD won the war for the heart of next-gen consoles

The era of speculation is over. We now know the details of all new next-gen consoles. Post-E3 2013, all of the major players have revealed the platforms, the games and the hardware that will power console gaming for the next several years.<p>Sitting at the heart of the consoles are three related cores …

Battlefield 4 - E3 2013 Stage Demo

Battlefield 4 Executive Producer Patrick Bach drops by to drop a building on our E3 2013 stage show, walking us through the latest gameplay footage and sharing some insight into its development and design decisions!<p>by on

Gameplay

Endless undead: Why we’re so obsessed with zombies

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>You’re walking down a dark and dusty hallway. Lightning flashes, illuminating your surroundings for a few brief seconds before your vision fades.<p>And then you …

Watch Dogs - E3 2013 Stage Demo

Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One

Microsoft promises the Xbox One will be more than just a game console, but a "living room" with a TV tuner and cable box. Users will be able to switch between watching TV and gaming instantly through the Kinect device.

Were Xbox One E3 Demos Running On NVIDIA Hardware? It Doesn't Matter, And Here's Why

It wouldn’t be E3 week (or any other week in the video game industry) without some controversy. The latest alleged nail in Microsoft‘s Xbox One coffin comes in the form of this image from CinemaBlend, showing an Xbox One demo running with a newer NVIDIA dedicated GPU. That’s not entirely accurate; …

What is a next-gen game?

This November, the Xbox 360 will be eight years old. The PlayStation 3 will be seven. At the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo, we finally got acquainted with their successors. The new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 represent a new generation of consoles, the fabled "next generation," and with them …

By: Frank

Sadly I was thinking the same as Matt. It would have helped if the author explained how he built his use of Evernote into his routine. I have yet …

Five Quick And Easy Ways To Master The OS X Keyboard [Feature]

As we’re all Mac users here (at least I hope so!), it’s a good idea from time to time to learn new things on our favorite computer, to make our Mac life just that bit more fun and productive.<p>With that in mind, here are five easy keyboard tricks that you can use that you<br>may not have already known …

Apps

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 …