iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus getting a lot of review love

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus getting a lot of review love

The rest of us have to wait until at least Friday, September 25 to get our hands on an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, but some of the big names in tech have now published their reviews of the next-generation iPhone and things look good. Here's a sampling of what the writers are saying:

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Cheatsheet is a handy utility for iPhone

Cheatsheet is a handy utility for iPhone

iOS developer Christopher Adam Overholtzer is my kindred spirit, and we've never even met. In the press kit for his app Cheatsheet Quick Reference and Notes (universal, free with in-appp purchase), he notes: 

"Cheatsheet was made by Adam Overholtzer, a UX designer and iOS developer living in California. He never remembers his employee ID number."

I was never able to remember my employee ID number, either. Or my wife's PO Box combination. Or where I parked the car. Or where my damn keys are. Fortunately for me, Christopher has done something about that. Here's my look at Cheatsheet for iPhone and iPad.

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Apple Maps adds Trip Advisor, Booking.com reviews

Apple Maps adds Trip Advisor, Booking.com reviews

In the past, Apple Maps has provided reviews of points of interest from Yelp. While that's useful, Yelp reviews often don't provide the depth that is found in reviews from other sources. The Maps app has added reviews from two of those other sources -- Trip Advisor and Booking.com -- to a number of locations.

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Todoist 10 for iPhone, iPad is the best paper replacement yet

Todoist 10 for iPhone, iPad is the best paper replacement yet

The folks at Todoist have released Todoist 10 for iOS, their most ambitious update yet. The changes further solidify my decision to go all-in on Todoist, and make me feel confident that I'll keep my promise to 5by5's Jordan Cooper to not use another task manager for 12 months. Why? Because data entry is so easy now, it's almost equal to the speed of using paper and pen. Here's my look at Todoist 10 for iOS. 

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Mail Designer Pro 2 is perfect for the in-betweeners

Mail Designer Pro 2 is perfect for the in-betweeners

For many of us, email is a way to quickly share information with a distant party. For example, a sweet message and a birthday photo will make grandma's day. For others, it's serious marketing that's managed by a director, an art department and a copywriter. Mail Designer Pro 2 (currently on sale for US$49.99, regularly $89.99), a WYSIWYG email designer for the Mac, is for everyone in between. 

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Fantastical 2 for Mac is a full calendar replacement

Fantastical 2 for Mac is a full calendar replacement

Fantastical 2 for Mac (currently 10 dollars off at $39.99) is now available and it embraces OS X Yosemite with a nice, warm hug. The software, which I first reviewed way back in 2011, has grown quite a bit in the last four years. Fantastical 2 includes a full calendar window, a detachable menu bar calendar, a Today widget for Notification Center and so much more. Fantastical has received steady attention and development, and it shows. Here's my look at this great calendar app for Mac.

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