What we published, and links of note
Here are the things we published this week, as well as some great link material. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter and RSS.
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The best flashcard study app »
Flashcards are an effective and time-tested way of studying. Whether you’re cramming for a test or learning a new language, flashcard apps help you study smarter, not longer. Our recommended flashcard app, Studies, does just that by striking a healthy balance of features for casual and power users.
Matt McManus’ Mac and iPhone setup »
Matt McManus is a Senior Software Engineer at Yapp where he works with Ember.js and Rails, and he is also the co-founder of OwnersUp.
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How to track your shoes in Runkeeper »
If taking up running is on your 2017 goals list, I would recommend checking out Runkeeper’s (read ourreview) shoe tracking function.
Why track your shoes? Most running shoes are good for 350 or so miles before they are worn out. Runkeeper allows you to add your shoes, and then track the miles you put on them.
Six Colors: The iPhone’s first 10th birthday »
Yes, the iPhone was announced ten years ago this week. Like everyone else, it’s strange to consider that ten years have passed since Steve Jobs originally unveiled the device in 2007. What’s become an extremely popular and ubiquitous device today was met with a lot of negative and doubtful opinions. It’s always entertaining to look back at all the iterations of the iPhone over the years.
512 Pixels: A Look at that ADORABLE TINY MACINTOSH Apple Watch stand »
Stephen Hackett, with 512 Pixels, purchased the new elago Apple Watch stand that resembles a tiny Macintosh. It’s definitely cute, and the quick video review that Stephen put together is a fun way of reviewing a straight-forward product. On top of that, it’s really affordable as far as Apple Watch accessories go, so what’s not to love?
Hiri a great alternative for Outlook on a Mac (Sponsor) »
Tired of Microsoft Outlook? Hiri is a beautiful alternative that makes it easy to get through your emails and stay organized. Hiri has everything that you need in order to replace Outlook – Email, Calendar, Contacts and Tasks. If you use Office 365 or Exchange it is quick and simple to get up and running. Give it a try at www.hiri.com!
Our thanks to Hiri for sponsoring the site this week!