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Evernote Update Brings Speed And Simplicity To Design

Have you updated your Evernote app yet? The new and improved Evernote 8.0 was released on Tuesday. The note-taking app was updated to create a faster, more efficient user experience. In case you weren’t aware, the company has been having a rough year. According to CNET, Evernote faced backlash to its new pricing structure in July. And there was also pushback to their new privacy policies last month. The company has since withdrawn the changes and created an action plan to address user concerns. The…

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The Best Note-Taking Apps

Evernote has long been almost everyone’s favourite note-taking app. But its privacy policy was updated last week, and Evernote employees now have the ability to read your notes. And that’s a little sketchy, if you ask us. So here are five apps that you can safely store your notes in. Dropbox While this isn’t a straight-up note-taking app, Dropbox has a lot of what you need. It’s free, easy to use, and you can sync it across all your devices. Of course, it has great…

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Own Your Kitchen With These Cooking Apps

The holiday season is all about food, and if you’re having people over, chances are you’ll need to cook at some point. That might scare you, but put those fears aside because technology is here to help. Here are the six best cooking apps that will help you become your best chef self. BigOven BigOven has a huge library of recipes, and you can add to it with photos of your own recipes. You can also build your grocery list right in the app based…

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5 Tech Magazines That Any Tech Junkie Will Love To Read

Staying up to date on all things tech is actually pretty easy. Sure, the tech world advances by leaps and bounds almost every day and there is an immense amount of news to keep up on, but that’s all pretty manageable if you have the source of info. That’s where Texture comes in, an app that compiles some of the tech world’s best publications into one place. Accessible on smartphones, computers, or tablets, Texture makes certain that a tech junkie is never very far from…

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Relax With These Five Smartphone Apps

If your phone is always buzzing with emails, texts and other forms of bother, you might be ready to toss it out the window. But hold it. There are lots of ways to use smartphone apps to lessen the stress in your life. Here are five of them. 1. Calm Calm focuses on meditation that helps you slow down. Customize your own blend of nature scenes and music to create an experience that works for you. If you’re on the go, you can limit that…

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Five Travel Apps For Exploring New Cities

Arriving in a new city can be a little overwhelming, which makes it super tempting to grab a boring old travel book and live by it while you’re there. But you can definitely do better, with the help of your smart phone and one of these five travel apps. Read on and find out which one is best for you before you head out on your next urban adventure. Like A Local This app gathers the best comprehensive tips on where to eat and what…

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Canadian Banks Now Accepting Apple Pay

When we last heard about Apple Pay, it seemed like a good idea in theory, but perhaps a bit impractical. In order for this idea to really take off, banks needed to get on board — or else the system could only be used in a limited number of places. But now, this could no longer be the case. All five major banks — Royal Bank, CIBC, TD, Bank of Montreal and Scotiabank — have agreed to allow their customers to use Apple Pay. If you…

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Turn A SmartPhone Into A Microscope With Blip Lenses

In recent years, smartphone companies have increased the capabilities of their mobile devices including the amount of photography that can be done on a phone. As camera phone technology improves, so does camera phone accessory technology. With so many camera phone lenses that can be added on, smartphone users have almost the same capabilities that a photographer with a DSLR has. The  company Smart Micro Optics has introduced new Blips macro and micro lenses that will allow camera phone photographers to capture tiny scenes, like…

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Get More Creative Mobile Pics With the Enlight App

We all know about the powers of social media. Besides connecting us to friends and family, sites like Instagram and Facebook can connect us to a new network; that’s why both bloggers and eCommerce businesses alike have social media as part of their marketing services. Instagram is quickly becoming the social media platform of choice, but with 75 million photos shared each day, it’s becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd whether you’re a blogger, freelance photographer/graphic designer or business. Have you noticed…

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New Facial Recognition Apps Hit South By Southwest Festival

The South By Southwest Festival (or SXSW) is well known for its music and film components. What’s less known is that it’s a hotbed of new technological innovations as well, judging from the all the crazy stuff that’s being unveiled this week in Austin, Texas. One such installation that’s causing a big stir is called Moveo from software developer Krush. Moveo is an elevated white pod that looks sort of like a helicopter cabin. In this way, it seems like a flight simulator but it’s…

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