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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Go Beyond A Boring Calendar With Mynd & UpTo For iPhone

8th April, 2014

In the age of smart phones, the best calendar apps go beyond scheduled dates and alarms. Mynd and UpTo are two free date-keeping solutions for iPhone that put your stock Calendar to shame.

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Find & Remove Uninteresting Twitter & Instagram Users With JustUnFollow

5th April, 2014

If many of your Twitter followers have become strangers, spammers, and social annoyances, it might a good to time to cut back your “friends” list.

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Tawkers Attempts to Bring Meaningful Conversation Back To The Internet

3rd April, 2014

A website called Tawkers seeks to bring meaningful conversations back to the internet, by allowing two people to have a public instant message conversation.

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Control Websites & Transcribe Speeches With Dragon Dictate 4.0

1st April, 2014

Though Apple includes a speech to text feature in the Mac OS X, it still lacks the advance capabilities of Nuance’s Dragon Dictate – the only voice dictation program of its kind for the Mac.

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iPad Browsers Compared: Which Is Best?

28th March, 2014

Safari is the iPad’s default web browser, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s automatically the best tool for the job.

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Tag Journal Captures Thoughts, Photos, Videos & Voice Recordings

27th March, 2014

A clean iOS 7 design and Markdown syntax support make Tag Journal an attractive option for new and existing digital notebook users.

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Drag, Drop, And Save Anything On The Web Easily With Dragdis

25th March, 2014

When it comes to bookmarking and saving content on the Web, there’s no shortage of solutions. But a new service aptly called Dragdis makes the process a simple drag and drop process.

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Publishing Platform Medium Releases Free Read-Only App for iPhone

22nd March, 2014

Medium, the publishing platform, just released its Medium for iPhone (Free), for the sole purpose of reading and sharing content published on the site.

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Perform Siri-Like Voice Commands on Your Mac With Sinus

21st March, 2014

Apple hasn’t yet brought Siri to the Mac so we’ll have to make do with Sinus, a free app that attempts to mimic the usefulness of Apple’s assistant.

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Even More Powerful BetterTouchTool Actions You Should Know About

20th March, 2014

If you want more control over your Mac using your Magic Mouse or trackpad, BetterTouchTool puts hundreds of actions at your finger tips.

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ScreenFlow: The Best Application for Recording Screencasts On Your Mac

19th March, 2014

Though QuickTime Player can also do screen recordings, it doesn’t hold a candle to ScreenFlow.

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Learning Markdown: Write For The Web, Faster

18th March, 2014

Markdown is essentially a syntax language for formatting text as you write. It’s fast, and built for people who write for the web.

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Day One Journal Now Includes Web and Social Network Publishing

13th March, 2014

The developer of popular Mac and iOS journal app, Day One, just released a much anticipated update feature called Publish, that allows users to post their journal entries directly to the web and social networks.

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MarginNote Offers Unique Approach To Annotating & Reviewing Documents

12th March, 2014

MarginNote provides a unique way to view a document and your notes at the same time.

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Amazon Launches Seller App for iPhone With Barcode Scanner

11th March, 2014

Amazon now makes it easier for vendors and customers to sell books and other items using its Amazon Seller app for the iPhone, released leased week, and available for free download.