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Get organized with advanced new features in Notes and Reminders


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Get yourselves organized in Notes and Reminders using these advanced features.
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Notes and Reminders, two stock apps that come with every iPhone, iPad and Mac, can do so much more than write shopping lists and apologies on Twitter.

With tagging, you can quickly filter and search through a big folder of notes or a long to-do list. You can easily put together a bunch of filters by date, location and tag to create a smart list of everything that needs your attention in Reminders. You can even set up template Reminders lists that you can copy at any time.

Let me show you how to set it all up.

Create Remarkable Websites With The Ultimate WordPress Starter Kit [Deals]



Have you ever thought about building your own website without spending thousands of dollars or thought about starting a freelance web development gig? What if it was all possible without knowing how to code? Well, it’s true.

WordPress is a full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes. It’s a system that makes it easy for anyone to get a professional website up and running without knowing how to code, and now WPMU DEV has created an amazing membership service that will give you all the essential tools you need to get a WordPress website up and running…and all for just $89.

Pitch Like A Pro With The Ultimate Keynote Presentation Bundle [Deals]



When it comes to the art of the pitch, presentation is everything.

With The Ultimate Keynote Presentation Bundle you’ll get 5 fully customizable decks from Pitchstock, which will help you take your pitch to new heights. These modern, beautifully crafted presentation templates will enable you to create cracking presentations in minutes. And you can get the bundle for only $15 during this limited time offer.

Save Time And Money With The Premium Website Template Bundle [Deals]


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During the history of my own website, I’ve gone through at least five full-fledged design changes. And I wouldn’t have been able to make those changes happen without the use of some great-looking templates.

Like many people, when I first started to blog I used the free themes that were readily available. But as the web became more populated, I decided to pony up some dough for themes that cost a little bit of cash. Then I paid even more for some robust ones. But if I’d had some of the templates found in The Premium Website Template Bundle I might not have had to do that.

Working On An Ebook Using iBooks Author? These Template Packages Can Make It Look Like A Masterpriece


Template packs for iBooks Author, help make your ebooks look unique and professionally designed.
Template packs for iBooks Author, help make your ebooks look unique and professionally designed.

Although Apple pitched iBooks Author as a tool for educators, the company fully supports anyone who want to create an ebook using iBooks Author to do so. Apple also lets anyone that creates an ebook with iBooks Author to distribute it through the iBookstore – the catch being that the iBooks Author edition of an ebook can’t be published using another company’s store (though the text of the title can be repackaged using other apps and sold elsewhere). As usual, Apple will take a 30% cut of any sales.

There are, of course, plenty of non-education uses for iBooks Author.

Jumsoft’s New Clipart Package For iWork And iBooks Author Is Great For Students And Small Businesses


Jumsoft's latest clipart and pattern pack delivers plenty of impact.
Jumsoft's latest clipart and pattern pack delivers plenty of impact.

App and template designer Jumsoft announced a new collection of images and patterns for Apple’s iWork suite. The new package, known as Elements for iWork, is the company’s eleventh collection of professionally designed images, templates and stationary designed to help businesses, students, and consumers create stunning documents and projects using a range of Mac apps.

Creative Design Bundle 2.0 [Deals]



Let me paint a scenario for you. You’re a creative type. Maybe professionally or as a hobby or maybe you’re just the go-to person in the office. You need to pull a rabbit out of your hat—again— and you’ve got nuthin‘. Like less than nuthin’. What you need are some creative resources to browse through and use for your project.

Most of us have a few things stashed away to use, but those get old and stale fast. Which is why from time to time you need to pick up some new fonts, textures, graphics, icons, and such. Something like The Creative Design Bundle 2.0.

Jumsoft’s First Template Pack For Word Can Turn Anyone Into a Graphic Designer


Jumsoft's first collection of Word templates give a stunning designer look to any business or personal documents.
Jumsoft's first collection of Word templates give a stunning designer look to any business or personal documents.

Jumsoft has announced its first pack of Word for Mac templates. Named the Inspiration Set for Word, the pack contains 169 templates for almost any document or project from business stationary to canning jar labels – of them beautifully designed by Jumsoft’s team of professional graphic designers.

Jumsoft has made a name for itself with a range of template collections for iWork and other Apple apps including a collection of templates/themes for iBooks Author and two collections for spicing up emails composed using OS X’s Mail app. The company has also produced two packs of clipart that can be used in virtually application.

Theme Inn Brings iWork’s Style To Office With Hundreds Of Amazing Templates


Theme Inn offers nearly 500 amazing Office for Mac templates
Theme Inn offers nearly 500 amazing Office for Mac templates.

One of the standout features of Apple’s iWork suite is how easy it is to make really standout documents and presentations. Compared to the basic and often drab files that Word, Excel, and PowerPoint produce, iWork-created files look bright, polished, and offer a sense of personality and style. While Office for Mac comes with a set of templates and design functions, they seem bland next to iWork and they aren’t anywhere near as easy to use.

Only Microsoft has the ability to make its tools less clunky and more intuitive, but other companies can spice things up with additional themes and templates. This week Theme Inn took up that challenge and succeeded rather spectacularly.