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Why is mobile email still so bad? And how can we fix it?

Why is mobile email still so bad? And how can we fix it?

What can’t I add emails to this calendar?

Despite all efforts to the contrary, email is still the default way to shift files, photos and – yes – mail around the internet. Even when you share a file using Dropbox, the link goes via old-fashioned email. And yet email clients are still awful. They’ve gotten a lot better in the last couple of years, on both iOS and the Mac, but we’re still stuck without a proper task manager that integrates with the native iOS/OS X Calendar and Reminders.

What’s going on?

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Flexibits Is Bringing Fantastical To The iPad… Soon

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Such a tease.

Today you may have noticed a little teaser page from Flexibits, makers of the beloved calendar app Fantastical.

“Fantastical 2 for iPhone on your iPad is good,” reads the teaser. “Fantastical 2 for iPad on your iPad is even better.”  There’s a mailing list where you can sign up to get notified when the app arrives.

We’re itching to tell you more, like exactly when the app is coming out and why it’s awesome, but you’ll have to be patient. All that’s being said at this point is that Fantastical for iPad will be a separate download from the existing Fantastical for iPhone. That means new and existing customers will need to pony up a little change.

Stay tuned for Cult of Mac’s full review.

The Best iOS Apps Of 2013 [Roundup]

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As we approach the end of 2013, it’s time to take a look back and pay some recognition to some of the finest apps that have hit the App Store over the past 12 months.

It’s not easy to build a successful iOS app anymore — with over 1 million of them in the App Store, competition has never been tougher — but some developers have proven it’s still possible to stand out among the crowd with titles that are either completely unique, or just far greater than their rivals.

We’ve picked 15 that you really shouldn’t miss.

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Fantastical 2 For iPhone Includes New iOS 7 Design, Reminders, And Price

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I started using Fantastical on my iPhone the day it was released back in November of last year. Like other users of the fantastic (bad pun intended) Mac app, I couldn’t wait to have its natural language parsing on my iPhone. With Fantastical, you can just type “get lunch with Buster at 3 tomorrow” and be done. Far better than the poorly-designed rigamarole that is Apple’s Calendar app.

Today Flexibits, makers of Fantastical, released the biggest update to their iPhone calendar app since its original release. Fantastical 2 for iPhone is a completely new app that works only on iOS 7 and features a new design, new features, and yes, a price.

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MacHeist’s $10 Bundle Features Fantastical, Little Inferno, Clean My Mac, Pathfinder And More

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MacHeist — one of the Mac community’s finest deals-mongers — has just gone live with their latest nano bundle: $250 worth of quality Mac software for the song of $9.99.

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Fantastical Update Brings Tons Of Cool New Features

Fantastical Update Brings Tons Of Cool New Features

Flexibits’ fantastic calendar app Fantastical has reached v1.1. In numerical terms, this is just the addition of 0.1 to the original 1.0. But in terms of app goodness, it’s much more hugerer.

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Fantastical, 1Password For Mac Now Half Price For A Limited Time [Deals]

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Fantastical and 1Password, two essential applications for any Mac OS X user, have both had their price tags slashed by 50% for a limited time. Fantastical is now down from $19.99 to $9.99, while 1Password is down from $49.99 to $24.99. They’re both available to purchase from the Mac App Store now.

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Our Editor’s Picks For 2012’s Best iOS Apps [Feature]

Our Editor’s Picks For 2012’s Best iOS Apps [Feature]

As we near the end of 2012, Cult of Mac has taken a look back at some of the best iOS apps that have hit the App Store over the last 12 months. There have been some terrific releases this year, and we could have named a hundred that are well worth your hard-earned cash. But we’ve managed to whittle our list down to just ten titles that have really stood out for us this year. Check out our best apps roundup below.

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This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Fantastical, KitCam, Remote & More [Roundup]

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Fantastical, KitCam, Remote & More [Roundup]

Fantastical — the incredible calendaring app from Flexibits — is kicking off this week’s must-have apps roundup, and it’s accompanied by KitCam, a great new photography app that gives Tap Tap Tap’s Camera+ some real competition. We also have some big updates to Apple’s Remote app and Vimeo.

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Fantastical For iPhone Is Here, And Apple’s Calendar App Has Been Dethroned [Review]

Fantastical For iPhone Is Here, And Apple’s Calendar App Has Been Dethroned [Review]

Something as simple as a good calendar app can make all the difference.

When Flexibits launched Fantastical on the Mac back in May of 2011, I started actually using iCal to make sense of the hectic mess that is my daily schedule. Fast forward to today, and Fantastical is an app I still can’t live without. I was ecstatic when Flexibits sent me an early copy of Fantastical for iPhone to try out, and I’m pleased to report that it is everything you would expect and more. Apple’s Calendar app just got dethroned again.

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