QuickShot 2.0 makes screenshot management easy and fun

QuickShot 2.0 makes screenshot management easy and fun

I don't know about most of you, but bloggers and tech writers tend to use screenshots a lot. Other we're writing reviews, how-tos, or trying to just capture fleeting images on our devices. With all of those screenshots, it can be very difficult to keep track of where they are or grab one when you need it. That's where QuickShot (US$4.99) for Mac OS X comes in very handy.

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DaisyDisk 4: Even more beautiful and now faster than ever (an Apple World Today Top Pick)

DaisyDisk 4: Even more beautiful and now faster than ever (an Apple World Today Top Pick)

The Apple World Today team has always been a fan of DaisyDisk (US$9.99, free trial available), a Mac OS X utility that does one thing very, very well. DaisyDisk scans all disks attached to your Mac, displaying large files in a gorgeous "daisy-like" fashion and then letting you pick and choose which ones to delete to make more room. Today, DaisyDisk 4 hit the App Store, and we were able to take a look at the new version.

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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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60-Second Tips: Save iPhone voicemails

60-Second Tips: Save iPhone voicemails

In today's 60-Second Tip, I show you how to get voicemail messages off of your iPhone and onto your computer, so you can save them for as long as you like. 

I was recently asked about saving voice mail messages that are on an iPhone. Specifically, someone had received an especially cute message from their son, and she wanted to keep it for posterity. That's a cute idea, so I looked around for a solution, which I found, and I'll explain here. 

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