I’ve written extensively about DEVONthink over the past and most specifically how the product is a Knowledge Management tool and whilst at the same time being an Information Management tool. I also wrote an article on my switch to Evernote from … [Read more...] about DEVONthink as Knowledge Manager: The Return
The two major launchers now for launching programs but for doing an awful lot more are Launchbar, which has been around for a few years and Alfred, which is more or less the new kid on the block. What has happened, as the Mac market is evolving, is … [Read more...] about Launchbar or Alfred? That is the Question
Apple’s releases of IOS 8 and Yosemite have been plagued with a multitude of problems. Apple rushed to the door Operating Systems to more effectively meet user demands for features and to catch up and surpass the competition. In their zeal to do this … [Read more...] about Stability is the Catchword
Cross platform, or the ability for one application to work identically on another platform (e.g. Windows and Mac) and even sync with each other, has been with us for a long time. However, it really has never had its day in the sun. Rather, other … [Read more...] about Cross Platform is the Watch Word Going Forward
*You can get away with it... If you're a comedian. * English novelist George Elliot once wrote that it is never too late to be what you might have been. It sounds like something Cultured Code, maker of the popular GTD app Things, has taken to … [Read more...] about Will Cultured Code’s Things Always Be Too Late?
The art of Getting Things Done has taken on significant importance. GTD’s relevance is always being challenged but it remains one of the most viable methodologies to help us process work. Workloads are busting and if one has no method to manage how … [Read more...] about Considering Cross Platform Tools to Get things Done
Cross Platform: Yes Value: Excellent Bugs: Some Rating: Five Star Diary or journal writing is something seen not only as useful to do but a beneficial and in some cases therapeutic activity. Those inclined to writing a diary often do it to … [Read more...] about A Diary Moment by Moment: Flava!
The new iteration of TODO from Appigo is both incredibly nice and identical from a UI perspective on all platforms but it is really the first major Mac app to become cross platform. Over time, I’ll be talking more frequently about cross … [Read more...] about TODO Cloud from Appigo: The Beginnings of Cross Platform
The iPad is one of my most wonderful and favourite devices. I have no logical explanation for this except that, with a good keyboard, is the perfect device for reading and producing articles. The latter is primarily carried out on my Mac Pro but I … [Read more...] about Ulysses III for the iPad
Recently, Marco Arment wrote a letter that basically went viral on the declining prospects of Apple computers software. In this article “Has Apple’s software quality taken ‘a nosedive’ lately?“. I would certainly have to concur with this conclusion. … [Read more...] about Marco Arment Questions the Quality of Apple Software which does seem to be Waning
Recently, I wrote up at The Mac View the editor’s choice award for this month for what is one of the best cloud based systems especially if you’re a web writer or involved in placing material on the web (web forum etc). It’s been a while since I … [Read more...] about Cloudapp: A Graceful Yet Powerful Cloud based System
Normally when we discuss productivity we discuss the tools that help to make us more productive. In this article I will be discussing tools that are essential in the process of getting things done. However, before we even sit down to the tools to … [Read more...] about Decluttering, Organizing and using the Right Tools for Maximum Productivity
Many Apple users hold a longstanding grudge against Microsoft. They have plenty of reasons, but that’s about to change. Strange bedfellows no more. From the days when Microsoft Office had no real competition, the Redmond company often let down … [Read more...] about Why Microsoft Is Trying to Lure Apple Users
I was reading this “Best Apps of 2014″ series and I started thinking about all the wonderful little apps that I have used but failed to write about and that should get some air time. To a large degree, we count on our little utilitie to do some of … [Read more...] about Counting on Little Utilities Like Instashare
When describing something to someone else, be it a problem with the computer, or a story that includes images on the screen, often you’ll take a screenshot of the particular area of the screen or the application you’re working in. You might even … [Read more...] about When You Need to Tell a Story Clarify is the Answer