Apps gone free for a bit

I promised all my colleagues that when I came across free apps I’d post them.  Here’s the latest from my friends at “Boy Genius” But remember, these are only free for a limited time. __________________________________________   4 more terrific paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now by Brad Reed, August 11 09:40 AM As part of our never ending series of features designed to help you find terrific free iOS apps, we’ve found four more apps that were previously paid that have now gone free for a limited amount of time. This week we’re bringing you apps that will help you transfer and manage documents to and from your iOS device, plan meticulous workouts and exercises, superimpose multiple photos on one another,

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The iPhone as the Center of Your Life

  Kyle Russell’s piece for Tech Crunch is a great follow-up to the last article I wrote entitled “Tech in the house of Yakir”.  I made the case that the new iphone 6 5.5 inch would replace my iPad mini as the control center of the house.  He takes it from the prospective that iOS 8 is the reason this is so. With iOS 8, The iPhone Will Become Your Digital Hub by Kyle Russell, June 10 08:37 AM At Macworld 2001, Steve Jobs famously introduced the “digital hub” strategy for the Mac, making it the device where all of the single-purpose gadgets for things like recording movies or playing music would be managed. At this year’s WWDC event, Apple showed that the iPhone is

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Obsessed with a new idea in Social Connections

  This might be the coolest (or creepiest) new social app we’ve seen in months by Zach Epstein, June 19 10:17 AM It seems like each new social app that launches pushes us further apart as a society. Thousands of users posting minutia impossible to care about… ridiculous secrets anonymously posted with zero accountability… stupid apps designed to do little more than annoy us… it’s all becoming overwhelming. Every so often, however, something different emerges that finds novel ways to bring us closer together — and 20 Days Stranger is perhaps the most poetic new social app we have seen in quite some time. Currently in alpha testing, 20 Days Stranger was designed by MIT’s Playful Systems Group to connect two individuals anonymously for 20 days

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Tech in the House of Yakir

   Tech in the House of Yakir David Yakir I just had a video conference call cancelled at the last minute.   Since I had an hour free, I thought I’d take a stab at answering some of the questions Ive been getting from you tech geeks about the state of computer technology in the house of Yakir.   I’ll divide this up into two posts.  Today, I’ll cover the hardware. I’ll follow this up with a software lineup. First, the Yakir Group is a cloud driven organization and with the exception of a few devices used for administration, it is a BYOD company. We are an Apple based hardware company, but we live in the Google ecosystem for much of our software and communications. 

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Change & Yakir

    Introducing the new &Yakir™ &Yakir is the entrepreneur’s partner. &Yakir is a new category of business. It is an entrepreneurial consulting group, which replaces the customer-client fee-for-service model with acollaborative value proposition. Now, in exchange for investment or other incentives, &Yakir works only with partners, providing integrated strategies and custom supports required to achieve in today’s environment.

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