Posts Tagged: Productivity

Fantastical 2 for iPad Now Available

Flexibits has released a version of its gorgeous and highly functional calendar app for iPad. Fantastical 2 for iPad debuted in the App Store this morning and offers the same natural language event creation feature that debuted in the Mac version plus the ability to display a month, list, and “day ticker” view all at… Read more »

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for iPad Now Available

Microsoft released its staple office applications – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel – in Apple’s App Store yesterday. The apps are free to download and use to view existing documents though document creation and editing require an Office 365 subscription, which costs $99 per year and allows use of the apps on up to five iPads…. Read more »

‘Clear’ Makes Its Way to iPad

Realmac Software has released a universal version of Clear, its lists app that first debuted for iPhone in early 2012, followed by a Mac version six months later. The new universal version of Clear has been redesigned for i0S 7 and includes some unique features for the iPad’s larger screen. Clear features an icon, fonts, and… Read more »

‘Chatology’ for Mac Lets You Search Your Messaging History Easily

If you’ve ever tried to search Messages or iChat on your Mac to look for a link or picture a friend shared with you, you’ve probably ended up empty-handed and frustrated. Fortunately, there’s now an alternative to the nearly-useless search feature within Apple’s Messages app. Flexibitis, the developer of the excellent Fantastical for iPhone and… Read more »

Microsoft Releases ‘Office Mobile’ for iPhone for Office 365 Subscribers

If you’ve had a hankering for an official Microsoft Office app, today is your day to celebrate. Microsoft released Office Mobile for Office 365 Subscribers for iPhone today in the App Store. It’s a free download but requires a paid subscription to Microsoft’s cloud storage and software service. Office 365 debuted in 2011 and offers… Read more »

‘Mailbox’ for iPhone Loses the Wait

Orchestra’s mail management app, Mailbox, debuted in the App Store in February and while it impressed many, there was a long virtual line before most people could actually use it. Yesterday, Orchestra announced that the virtual line to use the app has been eliminated. Good news! Mailbox is now available without having to wait in… Read more »

‘Reeder’ for iPad and Mac Now Free

Last month, Google announced that it will shut down its Google Reader RSS service on July 1, 2013, citing a decline in the usage of the service. With hundreds of apps in the App Store relying on Google Reader, this shutdown puts a lot of developers in a tough place, forcing them to find an… Read more »

‘Launch Center Pro’ Gets In-App Actions, Goes on Sale

App Cubby’s Launch Center Pro, which is one of my most-used apps, got a major update late last week and it’s now on sale for 40% off for a limited time, bringing its price down to $2.99 from $4.99. Launch Center Pro is a productivity app that can help you complete common tasks you do… Read more »

‘Fantastical’ for iPhone Gets App Icon Date Badge Option and More

Fantastical, the calendar utility developed by Flexibits that debuted in the App Store in November, has received a major update. Fantastical 1.1 offers time zone support, multiple alerts for events, improved calendar navigation, and my favorite feature ever – the ability to enable a badge on the app’s icon to display the current date. The… Read more »

‘Mailbox’ for iPhone Promises a Better Email Inbox Experience (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)

Orchestra released its heavily hyped and anticipated mail management app, Mailbox, to the App Store yesterday. The free app lets you access your Gmail account and turns email chains into chat-like conversations. Like Clear, you use gestures instead of virtual buttons to navigate, with swipes letting you delete messages or “snooze” emails to get them… Read more »