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Video: TechnologyIQ First Impressions: Penultimate

Penultimate is a notepad analog for the iPad, allowing you to draw and take notes on a variety of virtual papers and automatically sync to your Evernote account.Check out  Penultimate  in this First Impressions video from TechnologyIQ. Link:  Penultimate in the iTunes App Store   Can't see the video above? Watch "TechIQ First Impressions 4: Penultimate " on YouTube   Download "TechiQ First Impressions 4: Penultimate" - iPod Ready Video   Watch all my TechnologyIQ Videos Please Like and/or subscribe to my channel.  It directly effects how often this video is suggested to other YouTube viewers.   Follow TechnologyIQ on Twitter Like TechnologyIQ on Facebook Circle TechnologyIQ on Google+

On my iPhone…IFTTT (If This Then That) for iOS

IFTTT (If This Then That) for iOS IFTTT (If This Then That) for iOS My best description of IFTTT, both their main web site, and this new iOS app is "a scripting language for the We." It allows you to set up "recipes" that watch one particular service, like Feedly, Evernote, Gmail and more, and then take action on another service whenever a particular action occurs. I use this to automatically save my shared items from Feedly and elsewhere into an Evernote Notebook and also use it to post automatically post information on a variety of services. The iOS app adds to this functionality by allowing you to take various actions on your phone and triggering IFTTT actions whenever they occur. In the case of the iPhone, initiating actions can include adding new contacts to your iPhone, taking a new picture and more.  For more complete information on how IFFTT works, visit    From the iTunes App Store... " Put the internet to work for you. IFTTT lets y

On my iPhone…Mynd Calendar

Mynd Calendar Mynd It seems the calendar display on smartphones is one area where many people are trying many different ideas. Mynd is another in a long line of calendar replacement apps which attempt to convey more information while losing the clutter of most calendar apps. On first glance, it might resemble something from Star Trek: The Next Generation, but is series of tiles present a lot of information in a small place. I have been playing with it for a few days now and find it useful and good looking, but it remains to be seen whether I will keep it as my main calendar app.  From the iTunes App Store... "Use Mynd as your primary calendar for a week and discover how it can help you be successful. It's incredibly easy to setup because Mynd works with all the calendars you've already got on your phone. Mynd is intuitive. It’s there when you need it. And when you don’t, it’s off thinking, gathering, and learning more about how it can help you better use your time

My Favorite Technology Things for June/July 2013 - Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. -- Douglas Technology /  Focus@Will Streams Productive Music to Your iPhone Technology / How to Format an eBook for Kindle Technology / Apple releases OS X 10.8.4 Technology / Techmeme: Hackers to Be Kept From U.S. in House Cybersecurity Bill (Chris Strohm/Bloomberg) Technology / MAKE | Tested In-Depth: Getting Started with Arduino Technology / Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Platform To The Public Technology /  Sharing files through Dropbox just got faster: Just right-click any file in your Dropbox folder Technology / TweetDeck for Mac updated with sidebar-focused design Technology / Clear Timer for iPhone looks great, works well | TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog Technology / Make JPEG Droplet is the Fastest Way to Convert Files to JPEGs Technology / Microsoft Is Removing Xbox One DRM Technology / Microsoft Just Gave Up On Its Xbox One DRM Tech