Improve How You Manage Business with the Wrike iOS Project Management App

Move over Blackberry: the iPhone has truly become the de facto business phone for on-the-go professionals. We’re a bit biased, but it’s been our experience that the majority of iOS apps just work without a lot of hassle or headaches. Now if you’re looking for a great productivity app to download, we’re dying to introduce you to Wrike.

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This isn’t a company that just barely sticks their toes in the waters of time management and project management. They are fully committed to continually improving their product to help entrepreneurs, teams, and businesses reclaim their time and manage projects from anywhere in the world. The Wrike iOS app is a newer offering, currently at version 2.1.4., and they’re continually working on bringing more and more of the desktop features to the app. But overall, this is a company that has really tried to go above and beyond in providing project management empowerment, education, and real-world advice.

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Here’s what you can do in the Wrike iOS app:

* Get instant access to all your projects and tasks.

* Enjoy seamless integration between the web-based online project management software and your iOS version.

* Easily process a lot of tasks by just swiping left or right. This is one of our favorite features, because it makes it easy to manage a huge work list. If you need to schedule a task, swipe left. If you need to modify it in any other way, swipe right.

* We think the flexible tagging and categorization is one of the best project management tools offered by Wrike. Color coding on tags is something that we were happy to see, as it’s an easy way to quickly track down your priorities. You could have one color for your most urgent projects, another color for “maybe some day” tasks, and so forth. 52 colors (plus a “no color” option) means the sky is the limit.

Overall, we really liked the feel of the Wrike iPhone app. Of course, we’re not the only group out there talking about Wrike. Even entrepreneur Redfoo (from the popular music duo LMFAO) uses Wrike to manage his creative business, and went on video to talk about how he uses the software.

If you’re trying to make better use of your time and manage your projects more efficiently, Wrike is definitely a tool that can help you achieve that. However, we will say that as with any productivity app, it takes the right mindset to improve how you manage your time and work. Consistent action and determination will lead you to success with any app, but we feel that Wrike stands out at the top of the pack.

Besides, you’re on an iPhone! Put that gorgeous retina display to good use with a great app, and take care of your projects with finesse. Go on and check it out today; you might be amazed by how it helps improve the way you work.

Best mobile apps and gadgets to manage your money on the move

Keeping an eye on your spending habits can be one of the safest ways to stay out of debt, and we all know that prevention is better than cure. If you are suffering from debt, keeping a track of your budget – and sticking to it – is essential in order to avoid the spiral of debt that could end up costing you a lot more than you originally intended.

Are there any apps and gadgets that can help you manage your finances?

Many of us will keep some sort of budgeting system, whether it’s a traditional pen and paper job or something more technological – even using a custom spreadsheet on your home computer can be one of the simplest and most successful ways to keep track of your household budget. But when are we most likely to spend money? When we’re out and about, of course! Having a spreadsheet or accounts book at home is all well and good but having access to your personal budget while you’re on the move is even better.

Aside from signing up to the relevant mobile banking services from your personal bank, you should also investigate the range of mobile apps on the market for keeping track of your personal budget. If you’re one of those keen Apple fans who recently managed to get their hands on a brand new iPhone 6, you’ll be pleased to know that there are a host of useful home budget applications available to download for the iPhone.

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1) If you’re a student, opt for the My Student Budget Planner, a simple and easy-to-use little app that keeps track of the most essential components of any student’s finance: loans, grants, wages, savings and outgoings.

While not the most complex application, it allows you to organise yourself with a weekly budget (great if you work part-time or are paid weekly) and rapidly update your budget with outgoings. You can also see your expenditure and budget for a total yearly period – again, great for students who work on a slightly different timetable to regular workers.

2) For those wanting something fairly simple to keep track on their budget whilst out, rather than a fully comprehensive budget application, the Budget Me Free application is excellent. Presenting your information in a clear visual format, you set your monthly budgets for a variety of expenses (including groceries, eating out, and utilities) and input expenditure as you go along. Continue reading

Do Not Forget Your Pills takes over the apple watch!

Last month, in March, we wrote about the app “Do Not Forget Your Pills” an amazing application that helps you remember all the medication, pills and vitamins you have to take throughout the day. But “Do Not Forget Your Pills” does a lot more: unlike many other Pill Reminder Apps, this one let’s users create many different plans for medication for different members of their family.

Here is a quick reminder and overview of what “Do Not Forget Your Pills” can do:

  • Create schedules and notifications for all medications
  • Set well-structured plans: exact timing, intervals, dosage
  • Manage calendars for many users
  • Manage reminders in a flexible system

The Apple Watch

And now: what you have all been waiting for: Do Not Forget Your Pills is nowadays available for the Apple Watch, too! Apple Watch Users can now manage their incoming reminders directly on their wrists.

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Via the Apple Watch one can snooze or postpone the incoming reminders, as well as mark them as done. Furthermore, you can see all the medication that needs to be taken within a certain time period.

How it works

As users are used to already, they will create their plans and those for others on their iPhone. They can input intervals, dosage and other details about the medication being taken. Furthermore, the app allows the option of customizing the ring tone for reminders, among other great features.

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The Apple Watch App will then automatically synchronize the plans created on the iPhone to the Apple Watch of the user, where s/he will from now on see all the reminders for the medication.

Once a reminder appears on the Apple Watch Screen, the user can choose between three different options to manage the reminder:

  • Done
  • Cancel
  • Later

Like this, the reminders will always reach the Apple Watch user in time, making it impossible to miss your next intake of medication!

Like this, you are free to enjoy your day without having constantly to worry about when to take your next medication: Do Not Forget Your Pills will take care of timing and reminders for you. You can just sit back relax and enjoy your brand-new Apple Watch!

Have fun!

This is the link to the app. Get it today!

 

Clean Up Your Music Library Easily With Skiplayer

With great power comes responsibility, as the old comic book legend goes. You might not be a hidden superhero trying to fight crime and still maintain a sense of normalcy, but now you can clean up your music library on the go without missing out on the songs that you actually want to hear.

It’s a problem that music buffs have complained about for a while: just how do you clean out songs that you don’t want to hear anymore, without it taking hours and hours away from the things you want to do? Listening to music is supposed to be pleasurable, but when you can’t hear your jams on party shuffle, things get frustrating fast.

Enter Skiplayer, the iPhone app that lets you skip over those pesky songs forever — without taking away from your music experience.

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You can use this app in the car as well, and it’s far safer than trying to smash a bunch of tiny buttons. We’ve already dealt with that with the first generation of car audio systems, and it’s an era that just needs to go away already. The entire phone screen becomes a play button. If you want to skip a song, you just have to double press the FWD button in the car.

Tired of trying to make the perfect playlist? Skiplayer understands. Everything is just shuffled from the music library, and you can skip over the songs you don’t like. Swipe gestures make sifting through a big library a breeze, and it helps you get back to the music you really want to hear.

What we like about Skiplayer is that it’s an app that’s as pretty as it is functional. Careful planning has been taken to the app’s usability: you get a full screen’s worth of great looking artwork, along with cool blurred backgrounds. The music also keeps playing in the background as you flip through songs and otherwise navigate through the system. This feature makes it perfect for students trying to study. They can fill their headphones with the songs they want to hear, skip over the ones they don’t, and have time to focus a bit more on the actual study sesh.

You can always add songs to a favorite list, saving it from being skipped over forever. Of course, if you want to rescue a song from the forever alone bucket, you can do that too.

The app supports iPhone 5, 6, and 6+, as well as all iPods. The full-screen controls make this app a joy to use, and we highly recommend real music buffs to check it out from the iTunes store as soon as possible. You can also visit the info page here.

Will you master the Cannon?

Welcome to Cannon Ballistix, the next best physics based game to hit the App Store.

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Whether you’re relaxing, waiting, bored OR just in need of something fun to pass the time, then this is definitely the game for you. It’s very easy to learn, challenging to master BUT even harder to put down.

The objective of the game is pretty straight forward, ‘fire the cannonball through the porthole’. THAT’S IT!!! … How hard could it be?! Adjust the cannon Angle, set the cannon Power and FIRE AWAY!!!

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It sounds simple enough, but with obstacles like WIND, WALLS, REBOUND PADS and MOVING PORTHOLES, this game is definitely a lot more challenging than you may think.

-The WIND speed and angle will alter the flightpath of the cannonballs,
-The WALLS will deny you a direct shot to the porthole,
-The REBOUND PADS must be struck at the precise angle and with the perfect amount of power for the cannonballs to be able to bounce through the porthole, and
-A MOVING PORTHOLE means only one thing, timing of the shot is a must.

Cannon Ballistix begins with some pretty basic levels, here you will learn the ins and outs of the game, with a little added help from some tutorial popup notes along the way. These notes will explain everything from the Angle Button to the Score to Winning Bonus Balls.

As the game progresses the levels and episodes become more challenging, to the extent where you will need to fire a cannonball through a wall, onto a rebound pad and out through a moving porthole, all whilst having to allow for the wind direction and speed. So in other words be prepared for some brain strain.

With the variety of obstacles, a unique scoring system, bonus balls, loveable graphics, entertaining sound effects, catchy music and much more, you’ll understand exactly why Cannon Ballistix is a must have gaming app.

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With over 100+ levels still to come and a Multiplayer option, you’d be crazy not to jump on board now and begin the path to becoming a Cannon Ballistix Master.

Cannon Ballistix is FREE and available NOW on the iTunes App Store, so get DOWNLOADING.

Here are the links:

iTunes store link : https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/cannon-ballistix/id988296829?mt=8

Official Website: http://cannonballistix.com
Facebook – Cannon Ballistix Page
Instagram – Cannon_Ballistix
Twitter – @CannonBallistix

Decorate your photos with MatteSpect

MatteSpect is a fun, creative and powerful new way to decorate your photos. You can use any color, picture, or image you want to matte your photos and create beautiful, personalized backgrounds. The only thing limiting you is your imagination!

Just take a picture or load a photo in to decorate, choose any picture, background image, or color for your background, and infinitely configure and layer colors, photos and backgrounds to create a unique image never before possible in the world of photo apps. After you’re done with your masterpiece, share it with your family and friends on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter; e-mail it to them, or just save your creation into your photo library as a high resolution export.

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MatteSpect is the only app in the App Store that has “recursive matting”. What this means is that you can take whatever it is you’re working on, and use your entire creation as a customized, one-of-a-kind background that you constructed yourself. You can also load in your creation again as a new photo and layer another background over all of the work you’ve just done. You can even keep the layering going again and again to create something truly spectacular. All of this crazy functionality is yours with a single button press.

Everything in MatteSpect is free. There are no $2 background packs or $3 sticker packs. All content will be given out free…always! We have new features and content every month, so all that you need to do is update the app, and a whole new world of photo creation possibilities will open up!

We have a lot of updates coming in the future too, such as cool imaging processing effects, seamless tiling backgrounds to remove the seams on tiled backgrounds for a smoother look, and an iOS 8 photo app extension, as well as much more background packs and other content and updates. Again, all of this is free! Everything included with MatteSpect is free and always will be. Continue reading

Move easy with Bellhops

There are always those moments in our lives that we remember solely because of how terrible they were. Death of a family member, week out from work from a stomach bug, bad fight with a significant other, etc. Another bad moment in people’s lives without fail is moving.  Whether it be cross country or across the street, moving your life is never easy. That is where Bellhops come in.

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Bellhops hire the best college students from your local college and provide a service like you have never experienced before. Where customer experience is their focus, their cheap prices are only beat by the quality customer support. They charge $40/hour per Bellhops, or mover, and only charge you after the move has actually happened for the amount the guys actually worked. The only up-front money the customer pays is a $1 deposit to get the card into the system. The Bellhops from the area of the move are then notified of the move and the job is filled on a first-come first-serve basis.

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After they claim the job the leader of the move, called the captain, is instructed to call the customer 24 hours before the move to confirm everything with them and also to communicate with his wingmen (other movers). The customer is also sent an email with pictures and short bios of the Bellhops that will be helping them so that they know who will be coming to their house. Once the Bellhops start the move they clock in on the app, crush the move, and then clock out. The customer is then sent another email with the times clocked so that they can verify them or contest them if they do not agree with the time or if something was broken. However, as their Yelp reviews show, the customers almost always are happy with the results.

The Android and iPhone apps streamline the process by making all of the information even more readily available and easy to manage. For the Bellhops themselves the app serves as a means to claim jobs and clock in and out of them. It also provides info on where the move is, the customer’s contact information, and reminds them the checkpoints of when they are supposed to contact the customer and provide them with a peace of mind.

On the customer’s side of things, the app allows them to book a move instead of going online or calling in and review the details of their move to make sure that everything is correct. All in all, the app is there to make their awesome experience even greater and make sure that everything that happens to the customer is the absolute best that they at Bellhops can make it. The app can be found at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bellhops/id939797180?mt=8.

Discover what makes you unique – Talentoday’s free personality test for your career

Everyone has been asked the same daunting question during an interview: “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”

With the release of the free iOS application, ‘Talentoday – Personality test for your career’ you’re able to quickly discover your personality and soft skills: armed and ready to ace your next interview!

Developed by accredited psychologists, the Talentoday personality test is also available online. Since the site’s launch in January 2014, the assessment has been taken by millions of people around the world. Within a few minutes, users receive in-depth insights about their soft skills, motivations and personality – a report that would typically only be available for a large fee and with an expensive debriefing from a career coach.

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How does it work?

After a quick sign up process (by Facebook, LinkedIn or email), take a 10-minute test. The Talentoday personality test consists of 128 forced-choice questions. It’s very quick and easy – just swipe up and down. Choose the answer that fits you best, there are no wrong answers! The elegance of the test allows you to take the test on the go, having fun while preparing for your career and future.

Immediately after you complete the test, you will learn about your personality and motivations. With the personality radar, discover your strengths in 5 main clusters: Communicate, Manage, Dare, Adapt, Excel. These 5 clusters are subdivided into more specific personality criteria, such as stress management, leadership, and ambition. The results provide you with in-depth data-driven insights for your career. This comprehensive overview allows you to quickly discover yourself and your unique personality.

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Why Talentoday?

From students seeking internships, to professionals preparing for interviews, or even someone who’s simply looking for a fun way to compare personalities with others, Talentoday empowers individuals to discover and showcase their unique soft skills. This user-friendly experience is available for free in the App Store, challenging the distribution of older, more traditional assessment tools, such as Myers-Briggs, StrengthsFinder, or other expensive solutions.

With a fun and modern approach to psychology and careers, Talentoday’s personality test will help you to know yourself better in just 10 minutes. Even better, every 6 months you can retake the test to see how you’ve grown. So, what are you waiting for? Discover what makes you unique – today!

Link to app in app store: itunes.apple.com/us/app/talentoday-personality-test/id823618874?mt=8

Website: www.talentoday.com

Check out Karamba.com’s Full Mobile Casino – You Can’t Miss Out!

Mobile gaming isn’t something totally new, but the early versions of mobile gaming were extremely basic. You had nothing more than a HTML page with just enough scripting to provide interactivity. But everything was incredibly slow, and the experience was less than stellar. Thankfully, the team at Karamba.com also remembers those “bad old days” and has created a mobile gaming space that you’ll want to play at over and over again, especially if you have an iPhone. The Apple iPhone features a bright Retina display, which is the perfect backdrop to a full color and full sound experience.

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What can you do at Karamba.com through your iPhone?

Plenty, actually. If you want to play roulette, you can certainly do that. If you want to check out hot slot games, you can do that as well. One of our favorite games on the site right now is Starburst. It’s a slot that has a 50,000 coin payout. What makes this even more interesting is that this high jackpot is connected to a game that has no free spins or bonus games, and there are no scatters either. It’s a ten payline slot that keeps your attention by doing expanding wilds, which appear at random. So every spin could lead you to the big win! The symbols used in the game are all jewel-themed, giving you something to enjoy as you play.

The mobile experience should be as directly connected to the desktop/laptop experience as possible. In other words, you shouldn’t feel like you’re playing at a weaker casino just because you’re on the iPhone. When mobile phone gambling first came out, the experience was poor because the screens were so small. That’s not a limitation that you have to deal with when you play at Karamba, because the iPhone display is pretty big. If you get the newer iPhone with an even bigger screen or even switch over to the iPad, you’ll be in for a real treat. It’s more screen space to see what you’re playing, and hopefully be able to win some money for yourself. Continue reading

An Old Tune Improved by a New Fiddle: Fortune Frenzy

Evolution doesn’t just happen to animals and plants, it also happens in the tech world. If you’re reading this on a tablet or an iPhone, then you’ll know precisely what I mean. And if you’re reading this on a great big dinosaur-sized desktop, you might also have an inkling, but not in quite the same way.

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It’s taken a while but games producers have finally got around to the idea that smaller screens call for clearer, less cluttered visuals. Of course, there is small and there is small. Some screens are more compact than others. But these days there are very few indeed that offer the same great panoramic landscape that laptops used to provide.

And, in response to that shrinking screen size, the faster evolving games providers have started to tweak their games to fit into a smaller frame. The DNA of the gaming experience is being slightly readjusted as a single change in the environment – screen size – produces knock-on effects that spin-off in who knows which direction. That’s the fun of evolution, an old tune on a new fiddle can make for a radical transformation.

The latest spin of the evolutionary wheel has given us Fortune Frenzy, a compendium of casino and gaming fun that is unlike anything that has gone before. Bright, bold, uncluttered and adapted for the smaller screen in just about every respect, Fortune Frenzy has taken what was a fairly clunky, unwieldy beast, the online casino and gaming site, and transformed and adapted it into something that comes with the easy-on-the-eye intuitive user experience of something like Angry Birds.

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Super smooth navigational pathways mean that the nuts and bolts of the experience that so often get in the way on gaming sites take a firm second place to the promotion of fun, fun and more fun. For anyone who has had to wade through pages of small print and seemingly well hidden games, Fortune Frenzy will come as a welcome relief.

And that ease of use is reflected all the way through your journey through Fortune Frenzy. No wonder it is proving to be such a hit. There are no overcomplicated, double up, twist down and spin round three-time bonuses or sign-up offers. Even the introductory offer is about as simple as it could be. Whatever your first deposit, they will double it. That is all there is to it.

It sounds so simple that you have to stop and wonder why no-one else has managed to manage the trick quite so well up to now. But that’s the thing about evolution, it’s always cropping up in quiet little backwaters. Only occasionally does one of its products turn into a world beater, like the story of how the holes in a violin came to be the way they are. Tech has always followed Nature in evolving in mysteriously unpredictable ways.

There seems little doubt that Fortune Frenzy’s ultra-streamlined take on the casino model will go on to conquer the world. Its bright, intelligent and nimble delivery is absolutely what iPhone and tablet users on the move have been crying out for. Fortune Frenzy has been intelligently adapted to suit the particular conditions that iPhone and iPad use involves. It is the perfect example of the powerful potential that tech evolution can deliver.