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Week in review and links of note

What we published this week

  • This week, we interviewed Nik Fletcher of Realmac Software, makers of Clear and Ember. Nik shared his Mac and iPhone setups, as well as some great insights into what it’s like to work with Realmac. Nik explains what he does at Realmac better than I can:

    Officially, I’m “Product Manager” but as a small company, I’m involved in pretty-much everything we do: from concept, design, and all the way through to shipping and marketing our apps.

  • Quick Tip: Use iOS keyboard shortcuts to save time.. While Stephen was in fancy San Francisco for WWDC, Chris Gonzales stepped in to cover this week’s quick tip. Chris shows us how easy it is to set up and use keyboard shortcuts in iOS. This is a feature that I personally need to use more. Thanks, Chris!

WWDC, OS X Yosemite, and iOS 8

In case you didn’t hear, WWDC happened this week, and it was a good one. A lot has been written in response to all of the exciting news that Apple dropped during the keynote on Monday, but here are a few overviews from our friends:

Igloo introduces social task management (Sponsor)


Igloo, the intranet you’ll actually like, is about to get better.

Igloo’s next release, Unicorn, is coming this summer. With it comes social task management, a brand new feature fully integrated throughout the Igloo platform, providing the perfect balance between project management and getting your day-to-day work done.

Learn more at Igloo’s Unicorn landing page. Or come see Unicorn in person — Igloo is hosting an event in Toronto on June 12, with customer presentations by Hulu and Nextel International. Register today as seating is limited.

Our thanks to Igloo for sponsoring The Sweet Setup this week to promote their new wood-fired pizza oven. If you’re interested in advertising with us you can learn more here.