Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Top 6 Productivity Tools for Students and Professionals

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Posted 23 Sep 2014 — by HarriMac
Category Soulville, Technology

Keeping your life organized is supposed to be easier with technology but sometimes it can be very overwhelming instead. We’ve put together 10 web and smartphone tools to help you stay organized and keep you on your toes.

Calendar – The first thing needed for organization is a calendar. In addition to a trusty paper calendar (never needs charging!), we highly recommend Sunrise. It is free and syncs with your existing calendars and several apps such as Asana and Evernote. They recently implemented real time sync with Google calendar. The web calendar and the apps are easy to use and are nice to look at too. Sunrise for iOS Sunrise for Android Sunrise for Web

Mobile Apps for Teachers and Students

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Posted 15 Sep 2013 — by HarriMac
Category Back to School

We love to play with apps and utilize them for being more productive. We also love to share what we think about them with you. Today we have about 25 apps that are perfect for students, teachers and parents to keep track of everything and help you through the school year. We’ll recap a couple we’ve covered here before (new features!) and bring in a few we haven’t covered before to bring you what we consider the best of. If you want more productivity apps or other great apps in general, feel free to go back through our archives. Enjoy!

And the top Google Reader replacement is…

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Posted 14 Jul 2013 — by HarriMac
Category Reviews

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Feedly! We’ve been testing Feedly since the July 1 cutoff for Google Reader. So far, we’re impressed. They made a lot of strides to welcome Google Reader users and as a dedicated RSS reader, it beats out Flipboard and Pulse. Sure you can use those two services to view all your items from Google Reader, Feedly offers the layout that is closest to Google Reader and it is available on mobile devices (Android, Amazon Fire, and iOS) and the web. All versions of Feedly are well integrated with each other and you can connect several other web services including Pocket, LinkedIn, Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, and Pinterest. Better yet? Feedly allows you to customize what page you start on when you open the program, it allows you to choose your layout and, just like Google Reader, it allows you to mark all of your feeds as read at once.

Happy Father’s Day!!

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Posted 16 Jun 2013 — by HarriMac
Category Featured

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Today is Father’s Day!! We’re hoping all the folks that fill the role of Dad have had a great one! We’re sure you all did something great for your dad figures, but especially since we’re coming up on the first day of summer, why not plan ahead to give Dad a whole summer of awesomeness? Here are a few of our ideas starting with the technology:

8 Apps To End April!

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Posted 28 Apr 2012 — by HarriMac
Category Reviews, Soulville

There are always tons of new apps coming out and apps that are new to all of us. Some of these are available on Android, all are available on iPhone. We all need new apps to keep ourselves occupied during the work day or school day and during our down time. And with a few cool holidays and travel season coming up, what better to keep ou occupied in the airport, train station or bus station? As a side note, to make the Android users happy, there is an entire new series of Android posts with info on apps, new Android software releases, and some new tech to use Android coming over the next couple months. Stay tuned and look out!

Dual Boot (and More) Your Android Phone!

Posted 16 Mar 2012 — by charleshb
Category Featured, Technology

Have you rooted your Android Phone? Do you like experimenting with different ROMs? Have grown tired of the whole wipe, install, wipe, install cycle? If you answered yes to those questions, then BootManager by Init2WinItApps is just the app for you.

If you haven’t rooted your phone but want to learn how then RootzWiki is probably your best source. If you haven’t looked at any alternate ROMs my current favorites are CyanogenMod and MIUI. You can find lots more via the aforementioned RootzWiki and the XDA Android Forums..

Android and iPhone Apps To Get You Through The Holidays

Posted 11 Dec 2011 — by HarriMac
Category Featured, Reviews, Soulville, Technology

Looking for a new and entertaining app? Trying to pass the time until you get back home from school? Need something to do while your computer does stuff at work? Check out these apps! All are free on the iPhone and I’ve done by best to find the equivalent or a very similar one for Android. Let’s get started shall we?


How do you use your smartphone?

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Posted 14 Oct 2011 — by HarriMac
Category Featured, Soulville

I was reading this comparison post between the iPhone 4s and the Droid Bionic and it got me thinking – besides the phones themselves and their specifics, why do you have a smartphone? What do you do with it? I’d love to see why other people have theirs and maybe get some new ideas for how to use my smartphone.

8 Android and iPhone Apps To Check Out Today!

Posted 18 Jul 2011 — by HarriMac
Category Featured, Geek Girl, Soulville, Technology

We all need more tools for productivity (and procrastination). These 8 apps are all available on both Android and iPhone platforms and prove to be useful for being on the move and keeping track of your business. Most don’t require signing up to use (a couple do even to test the app and we all know no one likes extra signing up or extra email).