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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…

iDisplay: Use your iPad as a second display for your Mac or PC [Review]

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon an app called iDisplay. It caught my eye as this app was designed as an affordable way to add a second display to your Mac using your iPad. At first, I was a bit skeptical on how well it would work, and therefore had relatively low expectations. To much surprise, I have found myself using the app on an almost daily…

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…

Static App Review: A polished stat tracker for your social media accounts

  Social networks are deeply ingrained into the fabric of modern day life. We all use a variety of social platforms for work as well as play and we’re all probably (maybe even secretly) obsessed with keeping track of our number of followers, friends, connections and other metrics across these services. Static for iPhone is an app that aims…

Type once and search everywhere with Phlo for iOS [Review]

Phlo, from Mumbai-based developers Cynapse, is a tremendous meta-search tool for iOS that enables you to type your search query once and view results from multiple websites. Simply open the app on your iPhone or iPad, type your query into the familiar looking search bar atop the page and hit search. You’ll then be greeted by results from whichever is…

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…