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iOS 7 video tip: Tweaking the Calendar time picker

TUAW reader Rob Kellogg sent us this nifty tip we hadn't seen before. When you're entering event start and end times in the iOS 7 Calendar app, the minutes in the time picker usually flow by one by one, which can make time entry relatively slow. With this simple trick, you can change the picker to...

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Peek is a very pretty calendar for iPhone

If Peek Calendar by Square Mountains (US$1.99) were a camera it'd be a Holga. If it were jeans they'd be raw and if the app were a beer, you'd find a blue ribbon on the label. Peek is so hipster it hurts. But we're taking about a calendar, not jeans or beer. Calendars are the workhorses of the...

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Staccal 2 is an easy-to-use calendar with a ton of customization options

Staccal 2 hit the App Store this week, bringing with it a plethora of calendar layout options that'll make even the most fervent tweaker happy. It also supports reminders, allowing you to keep track of those along with your calendar events. Staccal pulls in the event information from the...

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Using Calendar's 'travel time' feature in Mavericks

One of OS X Mavericks' coolest features is the addition of a travel time calculator in Calendar. You may not know exactly how it works, or even know it exists, but rest assured: It's there waiting for you. Simply open the calendar application and open an event. Regardless of whether it's a...

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Fantastical 2 re-designed and re-engineered for iOS 7

I've been using the new version of Fantastical for a few weeks now, and if you liked the first version, you're going to love the new version. Fantastical has always been designed for ease of use and worked like a dream, but Fantastical 2 builds on those strengths and takes advantage of some key iOS...

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iOS 7: The Calendar app re-imagined

Apple made sweeping changes in iOS 7 and left few stones unturned in the core system apps that ship in the OS. Another app that saw some profound changes is the Calendar app, which was the recipeint of a significant visual overhaul. UI Gone is the grey-blue look in the iOS 6 version of the...

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iOS 7 video tip: How to view list mode in Calendar

Earlier today while Doc Rock and I were rockin' the TUAW TV Live show, I noticed a post by our editor-in-chief Victor Agreda, Jr. in which he bemoaned the fact that he could no longer get into list view for his calendar. Doc and I both figured that there had to be a way to do that, so we quickly...

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Readdle ships Calendars 5, smart calendar for iOS

Calendars 5 (US$6.99, available now at an introductory price of $4.99) was released today by Readdle, Inc. We'll have a full review of the new app soon, but suffice it to say that Calendars 5 is billed as a "smart calendar that understands human language and supports tasks and iOS reminders." Check...

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Time to make holiday gifts with Picture Collage Maker for Mac

Now that summer is winding down and school and holidays are on the horizon, it's time to put all those photographs you took to good use. Instead of sending your creations to family and friends via email, where they will undoubtedly never see the light of day, or printing them one-by-one to adorn...

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BusyCal adds long-anticipated Exchange compatibility

It's a big day for Exchange users; one of the best Mac calendar applications, BusyCal, has just been updated to support Microsoft's enterprise collaboration technology. Version 2.5 is available in the Mac App Store now, as a free upgrade for existing users or US$29.99 for new licensees. The new...

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Sleek new Cal app from Any.DO spices up your iOS calendar

With months still to go before the official release of iOS 7, there's one built-in app replacement category that's found a sweet spot -- the calendar. If you're not a fan of Apple's default appointment management approach, you have a slew of alternatives to choose from. Fantastical, Sunrise and...

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Horizon Calendar for iOS keeps improving with unique features

The iOS Calendar app is pretty basic, but for a lot of people, it gets the job done. If you're left wanting more, take a look at Horizon Calendar, which is US$1.99 in the App Store. We've taken a look at an earlier version of the app before, and this next generation, released today, adds more...

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Status Board updated with bugfixes, performance improvements

Panic's well-received Status Board app has been updated to version 1.1, and as you might imagine, it's mostly a bugfix update. The biggest issue fixed was probably a bug with sending standard video out, but that should be all taken care of according to Panic (sending HD video out still requires...

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Triggering AppleScripts from Calendar Alerts in Mountain Lion

AppleScripts are great tools for increasing your daily productivity. They're even better when they can be set to run unattended, at night, on weekends or during downtime. In Lion, iCal included a handy option for attaching a script to a calendar event. Just create an event, add a Run Script alarm,...

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Daily iPhone App: Horizon puts a weather report in a calendar app

Horizon is an interesting little app that comes from a very simple idea: To combine your weather report and your calendar in one place. That may not sound like a big innovation, but it's actually not a bad one. Horizon's simple and straightforward design (put together by a young developer named...

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