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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Kindle vs. iBooks: Which Is The Best eReader For Your iPad or iPhone?

8th September, 2014

Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s Kindle are two of the best apps for reading a book and each has its own strengths and weaknesses – but which is right for your reading habits?

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Beautify Your Emails With Apple’s Mail Stationery

5th September, 2014

Take your emails from plain text to personal. Apple’s Mail includes often-overlooked attractive Stationery templates for making your messages stand out.

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Reminder: You Can Make Greeting Cards With iPhoto

4th September, 2014

When it comes to greeting cards, iPhoto for Mac makes it easy to create your own using one or more photos and your own unique message.

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Beesy: A Smart All-in-One Project Management Tool for Groups & Businesses

28th August, 2014

When it comes to managing projects and tasks with other people, emails and phone calls are not enough. That’s why a cross-platform solution like Beesy is worth checking out.

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Creating Bibliographies & Footnote Citations Is Easier With Bookends for Mac

27th August, 2014

Bookends for Mac practically performs the research and citation formatting tasks for you.

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Four Distraction-Free Writing Environments For Mac Compared [Video]

6th August, 2014

If you want to increase your writing productivity on your Mac, one sure fire way to do so is to use full-screen mode in a distraction-free text editor program.

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Legendary Jazz Label Blue Note Issues Free 75th Anniversary iPad App

5th August, 2014

The world of Blue Note is huge, and there’s no better way to tour its vast jazz catalogue than by downloading Blue Note 75.

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What Makes ListBook for Mac & iOS A Better Reminders App?

1st August, 2014

Trying to live a paperless lifestyle? ListBook for Mac and iOS transforms boring old to-do and task lists into attractive and practical digital versions.

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Dropzone 3 Turbocharges Your Mac With Drag & Drop Actions

30th July, 2014

You could waste time putting your files and folders to use the traditional way, or you could save time and do everything directly from your menu bar using Dropzone.

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OS X Yosemite Public Beta Now Available, Here’s How To Install It

29th July, 2014

If you’re eager to get your hands on OS X Yosemite, Apple has released its upcoming operating system as a free beta for the first million downloaders.

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

24th July, 2014

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

23rd July, 2014

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

21st July, 2014

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

16th July, 2014

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?

15th July, 2014

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.