When you work as a freelancer, or in any form of independent contract work, you often need to be fluent and literate in legalese. Sometimes you may have to enter agreements via the internet's Mos Eisley, Craigslist, and you're looking for even just a shred of protection. Have no fear; Shake is here. With a few simple taps and values entered, you can show the world that your legal kung fu is better than theirs.
Let's talk about your mobile note-taking skills. Sure, there are many brilliant options out there to take down your thoughts, and while many exceed the utility of paper in terms of connectivity, for the most part they do not actually exceed the boundaries of their paper brethren. Enter Grid by Binary Thumb, a place where ideas are conceived and plans are made using a tile format.
Microsoft Office has officially come to iOS, but there are a couple of catches: First, you'll need an Office 365 subscription to use it, and second, it appears to only be for the iPhone, at least for now.
It’s easy to forget the iPad’s been around for only three years, since it’s made such a big footprint in our day-to-day lives. It’s great for lean-back, leisurely weekend activities like watching a movie, video chatting with faraway relatives, and playing a few rounds of Words with Friends. But don’t leave it behind when it’s time to return to the salt mines Monday morning—turns out, the iPad works at the office almost as hard as you do.
Whether you use a Mac, iPad or iPhone, the last 24 hours or so have produced some welcome updates to your favorite apps -- including universal support for Mailbox, and signups for the next version of 1Password for Mac.
Taking the sting out of chores is nothing new. In fact, there are a number of avenues ranging from activity books for children to the ever-entertaining Chore Wars. However, it's rare in Free App Friday that we get the chance to share an app that's as useful for parents as it is for the twenty-something looking for pizza money in the couch.
Cultured Code's Things can help you get organized and keep tasks, ideas, and inspiration from falling through the cracks. And through January 31 it's on sale for half off, $24.99. I'm here to tell you, it's worth every penny.
It's the battle of the social media titans. LOL, JK. Facebook unveiled some rather interesting stuff today if you like searching among your friends for plumbers or Grateful Dead fans (you probably know who, right?) and making calls to your Facebook friends. And on the other hand, former player MySpace is letting itself be used by Justin Timberlake to launch his new album. Heck, they're probably paying him. What a gig. So what else happened that wasn't about social media? Let's have a peek.
Accounting is probably a chore to most of us (professional accountants aside), which is why we're thankful there are companies like Acclivity, who has just released their 2013 edition of AccountEdge Pro to tackle them on our Mac or iOS device.
Last year, a group of architects and designers started The Morpholio Project, which led to producing the Morpholio app, an impressive way to collaborate and receive feedback on visual projects. The group's next iOS outing, Morpholio Trace, brings the creative freedom of a trace-paper notebook to your iPad.