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HiddenMe for Mac hides all your desktop icons with just one click

Ever been giving a presentation and wanted to prevent anyone seeing what’s on your desktop? Or do you just want to temporarily “clean” up your screen? HiddenMe allows users to quickly hide everything on your computer’s desktop with just a click of a button. Let’s face it, some of us just have messy desktops. Having an icon on your desktop allows you…

Initial review of TouchPal’s iOS 8 keyboard

  I was lucky enough to be one of the first few beta testers to try out the TouchPal third-party keyboard for iOS 8. In order to download the beta version of this keyboard, you have to be invited and you also have to be running iOS 8 beta 1 or 2 (preferably beta 2). Note: I am using an iPhone 5s running iOS 8 beta 2. In my first few days…

Marco Polo: A new way to find your iPhone [Review]

  If you’re like me, you tend to forget where you put your phone. Did it fall between couch cushions or did it get thrown in the dirty laundry? You know it’s somewhere in the house, and now with Marco Polo, you can easily find your misplaced phone. Marco Polo is a fairly inexpensive app (US $0.99) that allows you to find your iPhone in a…

See what your day looks like with Morning for iPad [Review]

Morning for iPad is designed to make your daily routine easier than ever before according to its developers Tamper. The idea behind the app is to present you with everything you need to see to start your day in one place – all your essential information is shown in customizable panels and is there for you to take in with a glance. Morning provides…

Must-have apps for this Back to School season

As many of our readers will be heading back to school, university or college soon (myself included), I thought it would be a good idea to outline some of my personal must-have apps for my studies. These are some of my most used applications and are certainly the ones I download onto every new iOS device immediately. Wunderlist We all need to make…

Spot and share local discoveries with DailyCandy Scout [Review]

Trend-setters and taste-makers will love DailyCandy Scout. The trendy online publication for women introduced its lifestyle app earlier this year, featuring user-generated content that can be shared, liked, and commented on. While some people are finding their pinspiration on Pinterest, DailyCandy Scout encourages you to share your best finds. “Flaunt…

Take the stress out of moving with Lovely’s gorgeous interface and user-friendly controls [Review]

Moving is a huge pain in the you know what. But sometimes the apartment-hunting process can be just as annoying as packing up your belongings, especially in the middle of winter. Fortunately, there’s an app to help with that — apartment hunting, that is. If your lease is up between now and April, I recommend using Lovely to find your new home. Lovely…

Pinners will love creating lists with Snipbase [Review]

I’ve downloaded many productivity apps in 2012, and although I just introduced you to Don’t Forget Your List, I wanted to feature another app that I thought holiday shoppers could benefit from. Unlike Don’t Forget Your List, which specializes in GPS-based reminders, Snipbase provides users with photo-based shopping lists for any occasion. Whether you’re…