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The Black Friday Guide to iPhone List Making Apps

The Black Friday Guide to iPhone List Making Apps

As the holiday shopping season kicks off with the arrival of Black Friday, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to be getting those special people in your life. But where do you start?

You start with a list.

How to make Siri do the things you need it to do (within reason)

How to make Siri do the things you need it to do (within reason)

We all know that Siri has a wide variety of commands that it can handle, but there are some things it just doesn’t do as quickly as you can do yourself simply through the touch interface on your iPhone or iPad. Admittedly, I don’t use Siri as much as I had originally thought I would, but that is largely due to the limitations initially placed on Siri in Canada (my home and native land). But there are things I’ve been using Siri more and more for, including doing some front-end set up that allows me to clear out my head and focus on more of the stuff that I can only do.

Basically, I have learned how to make Siri do things I need it to do – and I’ll let you in on what I did to make that happen so that you can do the same.

Kill The Badges: The productivity hack that eliminates the worst kind of distractions on your iPhone and iPad

Kill The Badges: The productivity hack that eliminates the worst kind of distractions on your iPhone and iPad

There are plenty of things you can do in Notifications on your iPhone and iPad, but one of the best things you can do to eliminate constant distractions isn’t to kill all notifications.

By doing that you wind up creating a whole ton of uncertainty on your mobile devices, which can actually distract you more.

How to use Launch Center Pro to make your iPhone a productivity powerhouse

How to use Launch Center Pro to make your iPhone a productivity powerhouse

Launch Center Pro is an app that can really boost your productivity on your iPhone, but like with anything that will help you improve your overall efficiency and effectiveness, it does take some front-end work at the beginning.

Since Launch Center Pro was released (not to mention its predecessor, Launch Center), it has received acclaim from iPhone power users from all corners of the Internet, but I’ve found that the enthusiasm has waned over time because it takes some time to make sure using it “sticks” with the user.

Why the iPad Mini is the Perfect Productivity Device

Why the iPad Mini is the Perfect Productivity Device

When it comes to getting things done, you need to be able to keep tabs on your progress no matter where you are. Wtihout a doubt, iOS devices and apps have helped countless people do just that. There are a variety of apps that serve to enhance your productivity, and with the introduction of iCloud to the mix not too long ago the possibilities of what you can do on the go are vast.

And that was before the iPad Mini hit the scene, which – after careful consideration – is the perfect productivity device.