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Scribe Lets You Copy Text From Your Mac to iPhone Over Bluetooth

Even if you do most of your browsing on a computer, you’ll find that sometimes you need to share data with your phone. It could be a website, a section of text, or a phone number. Scribe helps you quickly send text from your Mac to iPhone using bluetooth.

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Themeboard is a good-looking keyboard for iOS 8

There’s long been an argument over form vs. function, but I think we can all agree that the best apps succeed at both. Themeboard is unfortunately not one of those. Described as “The first ever iOS destination for world’s best theme designers and themes,” Themeboard enlists designers to continuously create new keyboard themes for the app.

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Spotify4Me puts Spotify in the Notification Center

One of my hopes for apps in 2015 was that apps would continue to interact each other and behave in a seamless way. Spotify4Me takes what is playing in Spotify and display it in your notification center, allowing you to stay focused on your current application instead of switching between apps.

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Unsubscriber for Gmail Puts You in Control of Email Again

How many emails do you get on a daily basis? If you’re anything like me, you don’t even want to look at that number. Now think about how many of those are newsletters you forgot you signed up for? Unless you manually unsubscribe from each list in Gmail, you may feel a little helpless. Well, feel helpless no more: Welcome Unsubscriber for Gmail.

 

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GasBuddy Finds You the Closest, Cheapest Gas Station

It’s no question that gas is expensive and everyone wants to find the cheapest place to fill their tank. You could keep a mental list of the lowest prices, ask your friends, or drive around to find the gas station with the best bargain. Or you could save time and use GasBuddy.

 

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Take Quick Screenshots with Monosnap

As you might expect, I have to take a lot of screenshots on a regular basis. Both for this site and computer tutorials that I teach. Having a good program is very important. On my Mac, I like to use Monosnap.

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The Evernote Widget is the Best Thing to Happen to iOS Yet

Many improvements have been added to iOS 8, but probably none more useful than widgets. For a long time, they were something many users wished for, while others worried they would clutter their screen. Fortunately, these widgets reside in the notification shade.

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SwiftKey Drastically Improves Typing in iOS 8

If you have ever used Android, you are likely very familiar with SwiftKey’s keyboard. For those unfamiliar, it is a predictive text keyboard that learns how you write and what you type most often. And it does so very quickly. After using it for some time, it can even correctly guess full sentences with only the first letter of the first word. Impressive, to say the least. As you can tell, I quite enjoy SwiftKey, so I was delighted to hear about its release for iOS 8.

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Astro Sends Facebook Messages From Your Mac’s Desktop


How often do you open Facebook only planning to message your friends or family but end up get sucked in to the endless newsfeed? Probably all too often. Sure, you could message from your phone, but what if you just want to stick to using your computer? This is where Astro comes in. It is a free mac app used to send and receive Facebook messages.

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Flickr Update Mimics Instagram on iOS and Android

Flickr users already taking advantage of the free terabyte of storage, are in for another treat. Flickr has just released an entire revamp of their iOS and Android apps. The interface feels reminiscent of Instagram, but still retains its own unique feel. It makes browsing and adding photos an easy task. Swiping between each view feels snappy, adding photos is easy and there are plenty of filters to choose from. Here is the full list of new features:

– Capture everything: Take stunning photos and videos. We make it easy.
– Save it all: All your pictures in one place. Take them everywhere.
– Advanced editing: Gorgeous filters. Powerful editing tools. All for free.

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