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Project management: a first Asana review

By Dean Duke / May 17, 2017

I published in January an overview article about project management and collaboration platforms, and I must admit that I missed some of the most popular platforms, Asana for instance. My bad. So, for my redemption, I’ll start the start the series of the detailed reviews that I promised to you by then with it. Asana allows users to […]


Find the apps you need with App Match

By Dean Duke / May 15, 2017

I recently received a request from App Match to review their “app-discovery app”, forgive the redundancy. I was skeptical at the beginning about the real utility of this application, but I must say that I was curious about their approach. App Match recommends third-party apps based on your answers to series of quirky, random questions […]


Manage your project with these collaboration platforms

By Dean Duke / January 23, 2017

Many of the readers of using their iPad for work asked me to write more articles about project management. More specifically, the most requested topics were how to follow up a project and how to manage your team using a tablet. I think it’s a good idea (by the way, don’t hesitate to propose topics […]


Go paperless, start using digital post-it notes

By Dean Duke / January 16, 2017

We all wish we had invented the first “repositional note” back in 1977. In fact, both the adhesive and iconic yellow color were created by accident! While various formats and colors of sticky notes have emerged since 3M’s original patent for the 3” square expired in 1997, the fundamental way these notes are used has […]


Get your things done in 25 minutes, with or without an iPad!

By Dean Duke / January 13, 2017

How so? I discovered this extremely simple productivity technique a long time ago when I read about the GTD method and wanted something simpler. It’s called the Pomodoro Technique and is essentially the process of setting aside focused time blocks in 25 minute increments. If you are curious about the name, pomodoro means tomato in Italian. You must […]


MindNode Review: Mind Mapping tool for iPad

By Dean Duke / July 10, 2016

Your brain is the central force behind all the brilliant ideas that you come up with. However, compartmentalizing these vivid ideas and “mapping” them requires some extra bit of help. Which is why, in this article, I am reviewing a mind mapping tool for iPad that I have been trying out that goes by the […]


Stylus Showdown – Top 3 iPad Stylus with Mesh tip

By Dean Duke / July 4, 2016

When it comes to the Apple iPad, a stylus is mightier than the finger, so why wouldn’t you get your hands on one of the top 3 iPad stylus with mesh tip? More than just an oversized iPhone, iPad has become the symbol of modern productivity and designing. While the iPad Pro is taking the […]


OmniFocus vs Todoist – Productivity app comparison

By Dean Duke / June 12, 2016

In a market crowded by iPad productivity apps, there is a strong reason why the comparison between OmniFocus vs Todoist is always a heated one. With millions of users on both sides, it can be difficult to make your choice between Todoist and OmniFocus. The reason I have chosen to write the OmniFocus vs Todoist […]


Byword Review: A Simple iOS Writing Tool

By Dean Duke / June 1, 2016

Byword Review: A Simple iOS Writing Tool – Byword for the Mac, iPhone and iPad has been recently updated to version two. The update brings a few new and improved features to the writing tool. In this article, you will learn about the merits of the updates, it’s fundamental features, a comparison to Pages and Functionality of the app. […]

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