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3 iOS Apps That Turn the Drudgery of Email Into the Simplicity of IM

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Email is an awesome protocol in many ways. It’s actually one of the few totally open and decentralized protocols available right now. Of course, that has its downsides. Spam being the biggest offenders. But there’s something beautiful about email being an open protocol. You can mould it, make it your own. And trust me, email […]

5 New Addictive iOS Racing Games Off The Usual Track


I love racing games, in fact it’s my favorite genre of games be it computer or smartphone. However, whenever we talk about racing games for iPhone, or even Android, only a few names share the limelight. The top few recommendations are Asphalt 8, Real Racing, Need for Speed etc. No doubt these games are great when […]

Quickly Archive and Mark Emails as Read Directly From Notification Center in iOS With eMail Widget

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Let’s face it, email doesn’t get easier as time goes on. It gets worse. You get more of it. And a lot of it is stuff you either can’t act on or don’t need to read at all. This can be company newsletters, updates from colleagues, anything. There are awesome email apps available for iOS […]

Remember Your Favorite Places on Your Travels With Mapstr for iOS

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Apple Maps and Google Maps are both pretty extensive mapping apps. And Google Maps actually works. But neither of the apps let you customize a map of your own. Yes, you can star places and drop pins but nothing more than that. But of course, there’s need for more. Wouldn’t it be great if you […]

Skitch vs Pinpoint vs Annotate: Which is the Best Annotation Tool for iOS?

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As a technology writer, I need to annotate screenshots a lot. When it comes to articles, I usually do them on my Mac. I was using Skitch but I’ve had enough of the bugs so lately I’m trying Annotate for Mac (I also have my eye on Napkin). But there’s also a clear advantage of […]

How to Plan Social Events with Microsoft’s New App Tossup


Microsoft released an app recently called Tossup, which aims to simplify the process of making plans with friends. It’s free and only takes a few taps to sign up and get going, but whether it’s worth your time still remains a question. How exactly does Tossup go about helping you to make plans? Is it […]

How to Recover (Accidentally) Deleted Files from iCloud Drive

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If you’re using iCloud Drive as your default cloud syncing solution, more power to you. I mean, I get the appeal. Especially if all you do is use Apple devices. It’s built-in, easy to use on the Mac and if you pay for an upgraded iCloud storage fee, you might as well sync files and […]

Get Quick Reminders with Visual Symbols Using Remindify


Sometimes it can be confusing or downright discouraging to get a complex reminder with excessive notes, tasks or links. It’s even worse to get many of them, or notice all of them lined up at once on your lock screen. Often you don’t need all of that to remember the key concept, you just need a […]

3 Excellent Mac and iPhone Apps to Help You Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal


Perhaps one of the things we take for granted the most nowadays is Wi-Fi. Being able to always be online while at home or at a cafe is incredibly convenient. However, there are moments when the signal might have issues and the best most of us are used to doing, is simply, restart our routers. There […]

How to Get Started With Do Camera by IFTTT (And 6 Recipes Worth Checking Out)

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We here at Guiding Tech are big fans of IFTTT. It took something complicated as web automation and made it so simple that anyone could understand. The secret was in the name. IF this, then THAT. If X happens, do Y. You defined the rules, and IFTTT took care of the rest. Now, IFTTT is […]

How to Use Do Note by IFTTT to Quickly Jot Down Ideas and Tasks

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The word automation was popularized in the 1930’s when industries finally saw an influx of automatic machinery that could do the job that once required humans. Now, we use it as a blanket term for anything we do on computers that ends up saving us time. And, of course, smartphones are computers after all. You’ll […]

7 Tips and Tricks for a Superior Reading Experience in Reeder 2 for iOS

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Here at Guiding Tech, we’re big fans of Reeder 2 for iPhone and iPad ($4.99). And it’s my go to RSS reader on my iPad. Yes, as I mentioned in my iPad’s reading apps round up, I like reading on Unread as well. But that’s only when I’m reading something long form. Reeder’s simple UI […]

How to Manually Create Google Photo Stories (And A Possible Alternative)


Sharing photos on social networks like Facebook and Google+ is fun. Your friends can enjoy as much as you did on your last trip, by looking at the photos you have uploaded. Most of us use the traditional way of creating online albums on the preferred social sharing website and then share the link with […]

Always Shoot Horizontal Videos on iOS and Android with Horizon


Have you heard of a team called Vertical Video Syndrome (VVS). If you haven’t, let me tell you that it has been haunting mankind since the launch of iPhone 3GS. Photos can be shot in both portrait and landscape modes and with a simple rotate feature you can make them valuable in Windows and on the […]