Post Thumbnail

This turned out to be quite the week for unannounced Microsoft apps. News of a "light-weight" email solution broke cover a few days ago, and today another pair of productivity apps were tipped. Thanks to @h0x0d on Twitter -- the source of the Flow email news -- we now know Microsoft is testing a c...

18 hours ago 0 Comments
May 22, 2015 at 3:47PM
Post Thumbnail

While Google may be breaking pieces off of Google+, we wouldn't expect its profiles to go away anytime soon, since they're poised for a bigger tie-in with Gmail. The new Google Contacts setup "pools together all your contacts, circles, and the people you talk to most in Gmail." It has a beefed up ...

2 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

I let Apple's iCloud manage my contact information, but I understand that not everyone does. If you live on the Google side of contact management, check out FullContact. It's a service that keeps all relevant information in sync between devices, while pulling info in from external sources like L...

5 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Chances are you've heard of the phrase "Ignorance is bliss." The opinion on whether that's true or not varies among different people, but the creators of Noknok seem to disagree with the statement. Noknok is a new app that informs you of how your contacts saved your name in their own iPhone. Both...

5 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Over the past week or so I've been doing a lot of maintenance on my OS X contacts, primarily because I had literally hundreds of names and addresses that I no longer needed. At the same time, I realized that there were some addresses missing, so I've queried some friends for their current address in...

9 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Some of Google's rapid-fire Glass updates have been more useful than others, but its latest is something you're likely to appreciate -- especially if you're a socialite. The wearable's 20.1 upgrade gives you a much better contact system (shown below) that gives you quicker access to your friends. ...

9 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Mac users have been able to create groups in Contacts (formerly Address Book) for years. It's a wonderful way to group together various contacts so that you can send an email or message to all the parties in question by addressing it to the group instead of the individuals. There's one little issu...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're an iOS power user, there's a good chance you're already familiar with the VipOrbit contact-management apps. The apps -- for iPhone and iPad -- are essentially address books on steroids, complete with options to track every essential detail you'd ever need to know about a person, includin...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Windows Phone users who want to use Google Sync for contact and calendar integration had better act quickly: today is the last day that they can link their handsets to the service before Google pulls the plug. From August 1st onwards, Google Sync will only work on a given Windows Phone if it's alr...

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

BlackBerry isn't done with improving the BlackBerry 10 editions of LinkedIn and Twitter -- not by a long shot. The company has once more upgraded the two social apps, this time with an emphasis on search. LinkedIn now lets users import contacts to find people they already know; in Twitter, meanwhi...

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Apple's Contacts app includes a lot of great shortcuts for initiating different forms of communication. Just click an email address, phone number or URL field label to display a list of available options. You can send an email, show a phone number in large type or start a FaceTime call, for example....

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

LinkedIn has released its next expansion with the new iPhone app LinkedIn Contacts. The app collects your contacts from your phonebook and services like Gmail, Yahoo and Evernote. It then uses that information to create a sort of personal assistant which organizes your interactions with busines...

2 years ago 0 Comments