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Top 5 iPhone Apps for Traders

This is a computer age where fewer men and more computer systems are employed to carry out any task, be it home-based or corporate. Computers have just gone beyond the vision of ordinary men and in fact thousands of people are there who do not know how computers can make their work a piece of cake. This incredible technology is continuously modifying its shape, size and features to meet the every day changing demands.

From the size of almost a store room today it is even smaller than a human’s palm, from the shape of a cupboard today it is shriveled to shape like a notebook and even a mobile phone and from the features that could only add and subtract now it can produce human-like robots. The most sophisticated, comfortable and resourceful forms of computers at present are smart phones. Smart phones like iPhone standout because these have so compact computers incorporated into a phone.

The iPhone is not just a fun phone to have. It’s actually a great tool for business owners. If you doubt this fact then being acquainted with iPhone trader apps is a must for you. iPhone apps are great tools for managing tasks related to business, organizing files and sharing data. Below are the top 5 iPhone apps for traders.

WebEX

Cisco WebEX Meeting Center: This thriving app enables us to link up and join official meetings right from our iPhone. This app has not just limit us to audio but also we are facilitated to schedule and conduct meetings, share our iPhone screens along with the live annotations, send and receive live camcorder streaming and view documents. People working for forex must have this app. It also bestows tools with which one can easily talk to rest of the meeting attendees either privately or publicly.

Square

Square: This worthwhile app allows us to accept credit card payments straight from our iPhone. It is developed to work with the free card reader services which appends straight to our iPhone. There is no subscription fee for this app whilst 2.75% of the received money is charged as a fee for every transaction. Money is moved to your bank account on the next day. If you are a forex broker then this app will save the stress of moving here and there for money collection.

Expensify

Expensify: This app is certainly the best way to track your business expenses, particularly trading expenses. It is sync with the credit cards and bank account so as to maintain record of expenses.

 

Documents to Go

Documents to Go: It is a complete app for accessing, managing and editing documents of all kinds. It majorly supports PDFs, MS Office products, Apple iWorks.

 

Budget

Budget: This obliging app let all traders set a budget for the company to keep an eye on the inflow and outflow of assets. It will give notifications and alerts when you get near, or over cross, the set budget.

 

iPhone is designed for every type of people, but it also has some gratifying features for traders. Are you trader? If you are, then you should try some of these apps and give us your feedback.

Customize your Boring Start Page in Chrome with Incredible StartPage Extension

Love Google Chrome? Now you will be having one more reason to love Google Chrome as I am going to share a very useful extension of Google Chrome which will help you to customize your Home page and to get more productive.

Incredible StartPage is a Google Chrome Extension which gives a complete makeover to your start page. It is colorful, includes different options and very easy to customize. Check out the screenshot below:

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There are three different panes which includes:

  • Closed Tabs: Lists of Websites you closed recently. You can recover recently closed tabs
  • Favorite Bookmarks: Lists your important bookmarks and provide you different options to make bookmarks easy to access.
  • Bookmarks/Apps: It includes the bookmarks in which are in your bookmark toolbar but it doesn’t include your folders, they are hidden. You can also drag and drop important bookmarks to right side pane to open easily. You can easily manage and open Chrome Web Apps with this option.

Apart from three panes, this extension gives you features like:

  • Notepad: Similar like Sticky notes to take down your notes. You can also post notes to Google/Gmail/Google App accounts. It also allows you to sync across different computers via chrome sync.

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  • Theme Option: You can choose from 5 different theme schemes and also change the background wallpaper of bookmark pane. The wallpaper are fetched from Flickr API and you can select from 5 different keywords like start, cloud, sunset, nature and custom, You can also change the color of font to black or white.

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  • Advance Option: Here you can customize notepad fonts, notepad saving option, number of columns and closed websites number display and lots more.

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Few must have Google Chrome Extensions:

Overall I enjoyed to explore Incredible StartPage extension of Google Chrome and I would recommended to every Google Chrome user who gets bore with same start page every day. Now make your start page interesting by installing Incredible Startpage extension for Google Chrome and do share your feedback with us.

5 Firefox Add-ons to Increase Your Productivity

We have shared a lot about Google Chrome Extensions because Geeks at our blog are Chrome lovers but we can’t forget that Firefox also as even Firefox also provides lots of add-ons to make your tasks easier. Many add-ons on Firefox makes it little slow but then also these add-ons are useful too.

Here I am sharing 5 such Firefox add-ons which are worth trying:

CoolPreviews:

I just love CoolPreview Add-on because it gives a preview of web links, images, videos without even leaving the page by just mousehovering any link. It also bookmarks and send links to friends with just a click and very easy to customize.

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ReadLater:

Many times it happens that we find any article useful but we dont have time to read then rather adding to bookmark,you can use ReadLater Add-on to save that page. You can read it when you are offline or you can sync the whole list to your ReadItLater mobile apps and other computers too.

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TreeStyleTab:

If you are use to open lots of tabs then this Add-on is for you. It will allow you to arrange your tabs automatically that it new tabs opened from the links will be attached to the current tab in a tree-style form and you can browse web easily.

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AutoCopy:

As the name says,it copies the content automatically that is after installing AutoCopy add-on, whenever you will select any text it will be automatically copied to the clipboard and you don’t need to use mouse or shortcuts to copy content.

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Leechblock:

A must have add-on for people who spent their maximum time online surfing websites which causes distractions at work. LeechBlock gives you lots of options like which website to block, what time to block, when to block, how to block and lots more.

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If you are using Firefox Browser as your primary browser then do share with us which is your favorite Firefox add-on?

5 Useful Safari Extension to Increase your Productivity

If you use Safari browser than you might be aware that Safari 5.0.1 provides you the option of using extensions, which is very useful for geeks. There are lots of extensions available for Safari browser and if you are still using the old Safari version than I would suggest you to upgrade to new Safari version and experience the useful extensions. If you are not aware how to enable extensions in Safari then you can check out our previous Safari Extension article.

Here I am listing 5 must have Safari Extension which will help you to increase your productivity and save your time.

Bit.ly:

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Bit.ly is one of the most popular URL shortening service and it’s safari extension is equally useful. It helps you to shorten URL quickly. You just need to click on extension button to get current viewing page URL shortened.

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LittleSnapper:

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Little Snapper gives you option to comment, rate and snap any article/page you are reading with just click of a button.

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Awesome Screenshot:

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Awesome Screenshot extension helps you to take screenshot of any page very easily. It also gives you options like adding arrows and shapes, bluring image, change colors, text etc.

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WebWatch:

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WebWatch extension helps you to track time you spend on any website. It shows you timer just near the address bar, if you want you can reset the timer.

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Live CSS:

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Live CSS extension helps you to change the CSS of web page. when you will click the extension button, it will open up the editor box to edit the CSS.

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If you are using Safari Browser and aware of more productive extensions then do share with us.

5 Free To-Do-Lists Apps for Mac

Geeks are said to be always productive because they are tend to use productivity apps and tools to stay organized but then also few of them mess up with work a lot because they don’t have habit to note down their to-do-lists.If you don’t like to use pen-papper to make your work list then do try out to-do-lists apps for Mac. These all are free and user-friendly apps, worth bookmarking:

Simple Task:

SimpleTask is one of my favorite may be because of its interface. I liked the colorful interface of SimpleTask. SimpleTask also keep on remembering your task by notification on your dock, it also helps you to filter your tasks that too with different colors.

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Backboard:

Backboard is not only a to-do list but it also helps you to remember your tasks. It’s even very easy to search and manage your tasks and reminders on Backboard. You can arrange your task according to priorities and by their types.

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TaskMate:

Taskmate is a simple tool which helps you to create your to-do-list. One feature which I liked about Taskmate is that it helps me to export my to-do list with simple click. It also provides you customization options like deleting all task together, arranging the task up or down.

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Anxiety:

Again a cool To-do-list which allows you to synchronize your tasks in iCal and Mac.It is an easy to customize and a light weight software.

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EtreTask:

EtreTask provides you basic features of to-do-list software but one thing which I found useful is that it allows you to add URL and files in your to-do-list. If you want a basic to-do-list manager then go for EtreTask.

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Do you prefer to use to-do-list softwares? If yes then do share your favorite one.