We're still groggy from Labor Day weekend, but that hasn't stopped us from lining up a spectacular recap of all the cool new apps that hit the App Store last week. In just a few clicks, you can be creating cooler time-lapse videos than ever before, making presentations on the go, and even sending or receiving money within seconds. Without further ado, let's dive into this week's New App Recap!
For all intents and purposes, there are but two names in the desktop-presentation app business: Keynote and PowerPoint. Deckset wants you to consider a third option. With a stripped-down interface that stays far out of the way as you work, Deckset puts a fresh spin on the standard formula that skips the fancy graphics and hypnotizing animations, and focuses on what really matters: what you want to say.
On January 7, 2007, Steve Jobs walked on to the stage in Cupertino and changed the world. We can talk about predecessors to the iPhone such as the Palm, we can talk about other devices that followed not long after, but it was Apple's device that got the concept so stunningly correct. Most importantly, Jobs' presentation had much to do with that success. But according to a piece by Fred Vogelstein in the New York Times today, there's a strong chance it may not have happened that way.
Markdown is a lightweight markup language that you can use to create content. We've shown you before how to create your own webpages with it, but did you know you could make presentations, too? Forget Powerpoint and Keynote. With Markdown Presenter, you can create simple, quick presentations using just a simple text editor. Read on to find out how.
Five months into his reign, Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins will be facing the toughest crowd of them all in Orlando next week: Disgruntled BlackBerry developers who are quickly losing faith in their platform.
Whether you’re creating a document, presentation, or working on a new project in Photoshop, having the right font can add just the right pizazz your project might need. Occasionally, the font you’re looking for just doesn’t exist. And while that might suck, now might be the time to consider creating your own. We’ll show you just how to do this using FontStruct.com, a free online font creation tool, so you'll never be in the dilemma again!
We've seen what Apple could dish up when it came to word processing, and we've seen the competitors bring occasionally impressive functionality to this realm. We've even seen word processing on the iPhone, which, while not glamorous or particularly easy, is still nice. Spreadsheets were likewise a solid contender for data crunching even if there were some major shortcomings in the apps which sought to dethrone Numbers from its rightful place.
The third and final installment is at last at hand. Presentations, the scourge of corporate meetings.
Apple recently announced that they had upgraded iWork.com, their online document storage software, to work with iWork ’09 (Pages, Numbers, and Keynote). The new features include the ability to upload Keynote presentations and view them in the browser, as well as the ability to embed a presentation on a website easily. Learn about these new features and how to use them by reading on.