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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Task-Oriented Email App Mail Pilot Arrives On Mac OS X

24th January, 2014

Like the mobile version of the app, Mail Pilot for Mac is very useful for managing important email like a to-do list.

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Improve Your Reading Speed With iPhone App Outread

22nd January, 2014

Outread is a unique app for iPhone that’s designed to train your eyes to read content faster and not subvocalize each word you see.

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Tumblr Adds Twitter-Like Mentions And Notifications

19th January, 2014

Tumblr recently enabled users to mention other Tumblr members in posts, similar to Twitter and Facebook. This update applies only to the web version of Tumblr, and is not yet available in the smartphoneTumblr apps.

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Collect, Extract & Organize Research Fast With Summary Pro for iPad

17th January, 2014

The Internet makes researching most topics fast and easy, and when it comes to managing those documents, notes, and clippings, Summary Pro for iPad takes some beating.

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SlideIdea: A Fast & Easy Way To Create Slideshows On Your iPad

16th January, 2014

If you’re looking for an easier way to create multimedia slideshows on your iPad, SlideIdea may well be the perfect solution.

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Myris Iris Authentication Device Secures Your Passwords and Usernames

9th January, 2014

A new password authentication device was unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show [CES]. Myris scans your irises to verify your personal identity and unlock the user name and passwords on your computer.

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How & Why I Use 5 Digital Notebooks to Stay Productive

9th January, 2014

I use five different notebooks. Why? Because each has a distinct purpose or feature that helps me stay productive.

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GoodReader Gets Long-Awaited iOS 7 Update, Including New Audio Player

9th January, 2014

A long-awaited iOS 7 update of the GoodReader PDF reader was recently released with a revamped user interface, faster PDF rendering, a new auto player, several improvements for managing documents, and support for iWork 2013 files.

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Parting With Your iPhone? Here’s How to Reset It Back To Factory State

8th January, 2014

Resetting the iPhone to factory state is a straightforward process, but an important one for anyone who is selling or giving away their old iPhone.

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Vine Releases Video Services Online With Full Screen TV Mode

7th January, 2014

Vine has recently unveiled a web version of their app, vine.co, featuring a scrolling collection of short looping videos that play automatically as they appear on a user’s feed.

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Received A New iPhone or iPad? Here Are Some Tips For iOS Newbies

6th January, 2014

If you’re the owner of a new iPhone or iPad, there’s much to learn, but you don’t have to take classes or spend more money to find what you need to know.

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iOS App AirWeb Brings Proper Web Browsing to Apple TV

3rd January, 2014

While you can use AirPlay to mirror what is on your device or view an iPhoto slideshow, AirWeb provides a fully-optimized interface for browsing full-screen viewing of web pages on an Apple TV.

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Outline: A Versatile Digital Notebook For Your Mac & iPad

2nd January, 2014

A real digital notebook should allow users to do more than collect and store notes, clippings and documents.

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How To Keep Writing Daily Journal Or Diary Entries For A Year

1st January, 2014

The start of a new year is a great time to begin keeping a journal or diary, but the challenge lies in keeping up your new daily journal writing habit.

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Pages 5.0 for Mac Includes Smart Inspector Panel, But Less Features

31st December, 2013

There are plenty of lightweight and easy-to-use text editors for Mac users, but for projects requiring desktop publishing features, Apple’s recently overhauled Pages is still a good solution.