I previously wrote a post here on Hackerspace describing how I used various tactics to not only make my computer and phone look similar, but also sync over the air. Since then, I have made various changes in the interface I use, both in terms of the layout and the actual services I use.
The Chrome App Launcher was released to the public over a month ago. After using it for a few days, I decided to discuss it a bit.
Here are a few gestures and other UI elements of the iOS Reeder app which I've found to be helpful and which make Reeder a more efficient app.
The iOS Usage menu in the General Settings menu can tell you how long it's been since you last charged your phone. Anytime after your phone has reached 100% battery, unplug it and navigate to Settings > General > Usage, and scroll to where it says "Time since last full charge". Add up the "Usage" and "Standby" times…
Feedly is a popular RSS Reader with many features. Among these are native iOS and Android apps. However, there are other iOS applications which can sync with Feedly. Although there are multiple options, in this post, I will only cover two: the native Feedly application and the recently-free Reeder app.
A couple of days ago, I decided to try an experiment and set up a Windows 7 Laptop and iPhone to not only look similar, but to also sync seamlessly between each other. In other words, I tried to create a unified experience between the two devices.
iOS: If you're using local weather settings in your weather app, your GPS will activate every time you access the app. Moreover, if you've enabled this in the native Weather app and you also have the Weather widget in the Notification Center, the Location Services icon will pop back up every time you open the…
Evernote recently added the capability to create reminders for specific notes. If you set one for a specific date and time, you'll get a notification on your phone which will take you to that specific note.