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How To Use Roam Research

Are you looking to manage your ideas and thoughts better?

Google wasn’t the first search engine in the market

Google wasn’t the first search engine in the market

Google wasn’t the first search engine in the...

45 Insanely Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts to Save You Over An Hour a Week in 2019 – The Ultimate Guide

It’s funny how breakthroughs in productivity come from the most unlikely turn of events.

45 Insanely Useful Mac Keyboard Shortcuts  – The Ultimate Guide

It’s funny how breakthroughs in productivity come from the most unlikely turn of events....

Another 15 Siri voice commands for the iPhone to win you back another hour a week

Back by popular demand

You unequivocally endorsed my first article on Siri called : My top 15...

The Apple iPhone and iOS7 are due out in 24 hours – which of these 6 goodies are you expecting?

If you’re as excited as I am about the upcoming Apple event then you’d be wondering what’s going...

The 3 critical ways Referron can turbo charge your productivity around networking, hiring and business development

This article is a 3-5 minute read. You can read through the bolded bits if you’re short on time...

How I created a targeted to do list in 3 simple steps

Background / Defining the problem:

Each morning I would find myself confronted with the...

iOS7 may be ‘windowsy’ on the ‘surface’ but I’m looking forward to some serious depth in functionality this fall!

I can’t speak authoritatively about Windows Mobile because my interactions have been limited to...

WWDC 2013 iOS 7 Announcements – First Impressions

Like many other apple enthusiasts I’ve  been keenly anticipating the WWDC 2013 Keynote for some...

My Top 15 Siri iPhone Voice Commands to Save You an Hour a Week

Why I use Siri

I find it surprising to see how under-utilised Siri is, given the incredible...

Apple WWDC 2013 (Apple Worldwide Developer Conference) Musings : Will it be a new MacBookPro? A new iPhone? A flatter iOS?

Leading up to the WWDC 2013 I’m feeling a lot of excitement and anticipation. I have been...

McTube Pro – Download YouTube video to iPhone or iPad

Do you find yourself burning up your mobile broadband data allowance watching youtube videos on...

Divvy for Mac OSX and Windows – the perfect screen management tool that saves you time, hassle and mousing around.

Divvy solves a very frequently occuring problem magnificently. In a nutshell it helps you divvy...

Guest Post : Top 15 voice commands for S Voice on the Samsung Galaxy / Android platform – by Hamish Boland-Rudder

Unfortunately I’m not too well versed with the Samsung Galaxy or the Android platform which...

Deal alert 50% off for the next 15 hours – Integrate your iPhone with your Mac using iPhone Amego (Expires 1 PM on 23rd May 2013 AEST)

I came across this very promising looking application which I thought might be of interest. A...

Clean up your Gmail account for free in 4 simple steps with The Swizzle Sweeper

The Swizzle Sweeper has to be the most efficient and easy to use facility to clean up your Gmail...

Do you have a cluttered Mac desktop? Desktop Groups is for you

Customise your desktop by grouping related files. Add and remove files using drag and drop. This...

Jerry Seinfeld’s productivity hack and the streaks app

I just came across this very interesting article on the lifehacker website and was reminded of...

OfficeTime – Intuitive time tracking for your projects and tasks

Officetime is a simple and intuitive time tracker which sits on the menu bar of your desktop and...

Customised iPhone case for $39 with global shipping

Casetagram is a revolutionary design service that lets you create custom cases for your mobile...

StackSocial Spring Mac Bundle available now for $49 (Save $640)

StackSocial Spring Mac Bundle is now available. While I’m not too excited about this bundle...

Trip Go : Your Ultimate Transport Guide

Earlier  I had reviewed an app called TripView which provided excellent timetable information...

Popclip enables several actions just by highlighting text including copy, paste and search

PopClip by Pilot Moon software is probably one of the handiest little tools you can get on your...

Pocket lets you catch up on your reading anywhere on any device

Pocket (previously known as Read it Later) is a great app which allows you to save interesting...

Zite : Your personalised online magazine

Zite is a fantastic customisable magazine available as a free app on your iPhone and iPad.

Priority Matrix – Visually arrange your agenda

Priority Matrix is an interesting twist on traditional linear to-do lists in that it directs you...

Daisy Disk : Hard Disk Usage Analyser to claim back your hard drive space

Do you find yourself running out of space on your Mac hard drive?

iPhone battery backup Solution : Mophie Powerpack for smartphones and tablets

Imagine this:

You’re smart phone’s doing it to you again. It’s burning through the battery and...

ParkMate puts car parking in the palm of your hand

ParkMate is an excellent iPhone application that enables you to forward plan your trip by...

GTD with OmniFocus – great productivity Mac Software

Admit it … You often experience ‘task overwhelm’.

Moneydance : your personal finance manager at your fingertips

Moneydance is a great Mac OSX application to manage your personal finances. It simplifies money...