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These Apps Will Save You Huge Chunks Of Time

We could all use a little more time in the day, and that means you shouldn’t be wasting time navigating through menus or punching through keyboard commands while you’re at work. Luckily, there are a bunch of apps available for Mac and Windows that will help you get work done faster. These are our picks for the best time-saving apps. FastKeys covers a lot of bases. It can expand text abbreviations (so you can set up a two-letter code for…

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DOWNLOAD THESE FIVE APPS OF THE WEEK

This week’s top five new apps include a keyboard from Microsoft that will make your life easier; the official HTC Vive app that will blend the real world with virtual reality; an Android launcher that offers the best of the Android N developer preview; and more. Check them out below. Hub Keyboard Microsoft’s Hub Keyboard has been available on Android since February of this year, but now the popular keyboard has finally made its way to iOS. Now you’ll be…

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Flipboard 3.0 is both more and less personal than before

A new update for Flipboard aims to make the popular reading app more personal—but not all the time. Flipboard 3.0 lets users add new magazines on more than 30,000 topics, from broad ones like “art” and “food” to highly specific ones like “optical illusions” and “human geography.” When launching the app, Flipboard presents a massive list of potential topics to select, along with a search bar for finding exactly what you want. As before, Flipboard sources its stories from around…

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Five Free Mobile Apps Every IT Professional Needs

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently proclaimed that he did 80 percent of his work on an iPad. While most IT professionals aren’t quite that far along in terms of mobile adoption, it’s clear that the landscape of IT is shifting toward mobile, even for some frontline IT tasks. Much of this shift has been facilitated by companies embracing bring your own device (BYOD) policies. According to Gartner, half of all companies will require BYOD by 2017. Tablet adoption, in particular, is driving…