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Finding the perfect organizational app isn't nearly as cut-and-dried as it sounds. For most users, it's a matter of well-designed features and aesthetics, but a large part of it boils down to personal preference. Some users prefer simple organizer apps with a few core features, while others tend to prefer feature-heavy, robust apps. In an effort to help you find the perfect day-planning app for you, we sat down with InFocus Pro by Elixir Software Group, an app aimed at helping you organize your projects and activities.
Straight But Not Narrow, The Trevor Project and Human I-T have announced a joint initiative to provide LGBTQ youth access to computers and online resources. Entitled "Power On", the initiative will run until LGBT Spirit Day on October 17, with the organizations encouraging donations of laptops, tablets and smartphones for distribution to LGBTQ resources centers throughout the US. The aim of the project is to provide youth with access to the Internet for the purpose of being more readily connected to peer support regarding sexual and gender identities. Donated devices will be refurbished by Human I-T.
Yahoo's new boss, appointed just four days ago, is wasting no time in reorganization and shaking up the company. Interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is consolidating a consumer commerce division created by ex-CEO Scott Thompson. Instead of operating separately, the commerce group will be folded into the company's global media force.
Following a lackluster fourth-quarter fiscal report, Logitech announced an executive reorganization to simplify the entire organization through restructuring. Two executive management positions were eliminated completely, with one executive leaving the company on May 15.
Pangea Software has updated all of its current iPhone games, adding full compatibility with the new iPhone 4 and iOS 4. The updates add native support for the new retina display, enabling each game to operate at the native 960x640 resolution. Updated titles include Enigmo, a puzzle game where players direct falling water droplets; Cro-Mag Rally, an arcade-style racing game with a variety of of stone-age vehicles; Warheads, a Missle Command style game; Bugdom 2, an action-adventure game where players take control of a grasshopper, and more. All of Pangea Software's applications can be found in the App Store with prices ranging from free up to $10.
Quirky has released a new line of products for organizing and storing USB cables. Cable Caps are designed to protect the male end of a USB cable when it is not in use. The top of each Cable Cap features a unique character with a built-in slot to store the end of the USB cable, while the body section acts as a stretchable band that can be used to tie up the remaining cord. The product line includes six different characters including Printer Man, Phone Dude, Camera Gal, Eye Baller, Egg Man and 'Da Bulb. Cable Caps can be purchased online in sets of three for $8.
Oryx Digital has released new Professional and Advanced Editions of its seating and planning software, PerfectTablePlan. The app offers tools for creating and arranging seating places for special occasions such as weddings or award ceremonies, and includes printable charts and reports. The two new editions bring more customizable features, and allow users to add tables onto a scaled floor plan simply by dragging and dropping. More reporting options have been included which make it possible to report the meal selection by either the table or the amount of money owing.
Indev Software has released Mail Act-On 2.1, an update to its organization and management tool for Appleís Mail application. Mail Act-On integrates itís outbox and rules into Mailís rules editor, and provides simpler ways for moving, copying and filtering messages. The 2.1 update contains new features including bringing the maximum number of configurable destination mailboxes up to 10, and the ability to have inbox, outbox and Act-On rules now activate other defined rules. Users can also apply Act-On rules to prior messages, enabling the program to automatically file messages that the user just replied to, or re-file sent mail whenever a reply is received.
KavaMovies 1.4 ($35) is a movie database application that allows users to organize the movies they have seen, the ones they want to see and those that are a part of their collection. The application also connects to the internet to obtain extra information about each movie such as actors, directors, genres and more. The latest update adds a new favorites browser and has been optimized to run under Snow Leopards 64-bit architecture. The move to 64-bit should also result in improved interface performance and database access speeds. [Download - 4.6MB]