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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How To Create Awesome Slideshow Presentations In iMovie

14th July, 2014

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

13th July, 2014

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

11th July, 2014

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.

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Get Content Into Evernote Faster With These iOS Apps

21st June, 2014

If Evernote is your digital file drawer of choice, you should know that are a range of handy iOS apps designed to add content to your cloud notebooks without having to launch the app itself.

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Learn The Basics Of Markdown in 10 Minutes With This Video Tutorial

17th June, 2014

If you’ve heard about markdown but not yet had chance to try it out, this short video should get you up to speed with the language that makes creating content for the web easy.

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Every iOS 7 Trick You Will Need for iPhone Utopia

16th June, 2014

From putting folders in the dock to blocking incoming calls, there are lots of iOS tips and features that many new and veteran users are still unaware of.

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Getting Things Done, Better: The Redesigned OmniFocus 2 for Mac

11th June, 2014

A few years back, I gave up on the original OmniFocus because it felt too complicated for what I needed – step in the redesigned and cleaner Omnifocus 2.

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Take Control of Tasks & To-Dos With the Powerful 2Do for Mac & iOS

10th June, 2014

A powerful take management application is the best way to stay on top of your to-dos and projects, and 2Do is one of the most robust cross-platform organisers for Mac, iOS and Android.