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Apps: Productivity

Checkmark: A List Maker's Dream App


The perfect app for list makers, Checkmark 2 ($2.99) does exactly what it's supposed to do without the bells and whistles that can distract us from our to-do lists and it's on sale for a limited time. I have downloaded multiple list-making apps with no success, but Checkmark has me hooked! Easy to use and always at your fingertips, Checkmark is the last list making app you'll ever need. 

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad; Apps Are Free for Viewing, but Editing Requires Subscription


As expected, new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the release of Microsoft Office for the iPad at a press event Thursday. Available are Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps. You can download the apps for FREE, but the free version limits you to viewing documents created in those programs. If you want to create and/or edit documents, you'll need to subscribe to Microsoft's Office 365 service. Office 365 Home Premium is currently the lowest-cost option, at $9.99/month or $99.99 per year. It lets you install Office on up to 5 Macs or PCs and up to 5 mobile devices. In addition, a subscription comes with 20GB of OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) cloud storage and 60 minutes of Skype calls per month. Microsoft also recently announced Office 365 Personal, which will let you install Office on a PC or Mac and on one tablet. The price will be $69.99 per year, or $6.99 per month when it becomes available.

198 Backers Gather to Kickstart the Padcaster Mini, Available Now for Preorder

198 Backers Gather to Kickstart the Padcaster Mini, Available Now for Preorder

The Padcaster successfully raises over $23k through its Kickstarter campaign to fund the development of a Padcaster designed for the iPad mini; preorder your Padcaster Mini today!

New York City, New York – March 25, 2014 – The creators of the Original Padcaster® and Padcaster Air are poised to roll out the Padcaster Mini, thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, which concluded on March 6th. Last month, The Padcaster launched its latest crusade to raise $15K within thirty days to ramp up user interest in adding the Padcaster Mini to its lineup of iPad production tools. The campaign exceeded its goal by raising over $23K. With R&D complete and manufacturing underway, those interested can now preorder the Padcaster Mini.

Thecus N2310 NAS Review


The rising tide of portable devices over traditional laptop and desktop computers is being facilitated by systems that used to be associated with those mature platforms. Case in point, Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices, which are essentially purpose-built computers that serve files from the hard drives connected to them. This review takes a look at an economical, full-featured NAS from Thecus ($159) with model number N2310.

How to Stop More Than One Background App at a Time


In iOS 6, it was simple to stop any apps running in the background. All you had to do was double-tap the home button, hold the apps down, and hit the minus sign to stop them from running in the background.

With iOS 7, users can see what is currently happening in the background apps, such as music playing, call waiting, etc., and decide whether to stop the apps from running in the background in order to maximize battery life.

Review: Documents 5 by Readdle


Documents 5 (free) allows users to read, listen, view, download, and annotate almost any content they desire on their iPad. the app is more than just a tool that will help you stay organized; it combines a document viewer with a file manager and a media player. The app is super-fast and looks good with clean graphics. There are plenty of options to use and everything is easy to locate on the app. 

Masalasoft Pvt. Ltd. released new app - myOffice - Microsoft Office Edition 1.0

Masalasoft Pvt. Ltd.  released new app - myOffice - Microsoft Office Edition 1.0

Masalasoft Pvt. Ltd. Updated Documents Word 5.2 Processor for iPhone and iPad

Masalasoft Pvt. Ltd. Updated Documents Word 5.2  Processor for iPhone and iPad

Microsoft Launches OneDrive to Rule Them All (and to replace SkyDrive)


As people across the world slept on Wednesday night, Microsoft subtly shifted the branding associated with SkyDrive, the company's Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive competitor. The now rebranded OneDrive, offers a basic storage capability across devices. The initial allocation is an interesting 7GB. To get you started, mobile users who choose to backup their photos to OneDrive will be rewarded with an additional 3GB, bringing the storage capacity for new users to 10GB. Like Dropbox before it, OneDrive now encourages its adherents to send out referrals. Each referral that takes up the offer returns 500MB in incremental storage, maxing at 5GB of extra free storage.

SuperEars - Great app to improve Listening Skills

SuperEars - Great app to improve Listening Skills

If you struggle to recall what you heard a moment ago, then we strongly recommend you to use SuperEars for a week and see improvement for yourself. Our studies show that our brain retains only 10% of what we hear and rest is lost. This app helps you increase that percentage to astonishing levels.

SuperEars provides a quick, easy & fun way to improve listening skills and boost memory to retain what you hear. This app helps you build stronger listening skills and gets you ready for important meetings or interviews.

SuperEars is different from regular memory apps because it focuses on listening skills rather than visual.

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