Bakari Chavanu

Joined October 2009

Bakari is a freelance writer and photographer. He‘s a long-time Mac user, jazz music fan, and family man. Bakari‘s Business Blog; Twitterme: @bakarichavanu; Google+

Feel free to contact at bchavanu@makeuseof.com

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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With iOS Safari

28 minutes ago

Even if you’re already familiar with Safari’s basic features, there are bound to be things you haven’t yet realised the iOS browser can do.

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Create Stylish Resumes & CVs On the iPad, No Formatting Required

1 day ago

Getting a job may be hard, but creating a resume is easier with the right template-based apps for the iPad.

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Replace Your Paper Filing System With FileThis for iOS & Web

3 days ago

If you manually download and manage your web receipts, bank statements, legal forms and other documents, you would probably benefit from the iOS app and paperless service FileThis.

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The Best iPhone OCR Apps Tested

1 week ago

For those of us dedicated to going paperless, the ability to scan documents and have the text recognized and converted to text is an essential time saver.

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Is OneNote for Mac A Viable Alternative to Evernote?

1 week ago

Even you’re a diehard Mac or iOS user, you still may find the stylish Microsoft OneNote for Mac, iPad and iPhone a worthy option for capturing notes and creating page designs.

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How To Create Awesome Slideshow Presentations In iMovie

1 week ago

Want to produce slideshows that go beyond simple cross dissolves and single track background music? Apple’s iMovie for Mac OS X can help you create a professional looking slideshow presentations with few prior skills.

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Power Up Mac Productivity Using Named Clipboards in Keyboard Maestro

2 weeks ago

No clipboard manager can do what versatile named clipboards can in Mac automation program Keyboard Maestro.

Don’t Lose Business Cards, Scan Them With Your iPhone

2 weeks ago

When you own an iPhone, there’s no reason to misplace paper business cards or keep them piled up in your desk drawer. Use one of these apps provide a better, paperless solution.

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From Idea to Final Draft: How to Increase Your Writing Productivity

10th July, 2014

You don’t have to be Stephen King to be a productive writer. Using the right applications and writing tips, you can get more writing done with less frustration, and finish what you start.

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Create Impressive Photo Collages Without Photoshop Using Photo Slice & TapnSlice

9th July, 2014

Photo collages can take your images beyond mere snapshots to create something special. What’s more, creating a unique collage effect isn’t hard using your iPhone or iPad and the right apps.

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Plan & Achieve Your Dreams With These iOS Bucket List Apps

8th July, 2014

You’re more likely to complete your goals by creating, maintaining and reviewing a bucket list of goals, dreams and accomplishments.

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Boost Your Productivity With These Mac Clipboard Managers and Screenshot Utilities

2nd July, 2014

Clipboard managers and screenshot utilities are useful tools for supercharging your writing, research, and editing workflow.

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The Big Guide To Printing From Your iPhone or iPad

30th June, 2014

Wirelessly printing photos and documents straight from your iPhone and iPad can be as easy as sending someone a text message, using one of several built-in and third-party options.

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10 Must-Have Safari Web Extensions To Increase Your Productivity

27th June, 2014

Safari is sleek, powerful, intuitive and well-connected — but it can also simplify your life. Here’s how you can turn Safari into a productivity powerhouse.

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Go Way Beyond Apple’s Spotlight With LaunchBar 6 for Mac

25th June, 2014

Spotlight and Alfred not cutting it? LaunchBar puts applications, web searches and a whole load of functions at your fingertips while you type.