Choosing a Cross Platform Task Manager is Challenging In a previous article titled “The Major Task Managers: Todoist, 2do, TickTick, OmniFocus and Things” I discussed what I considered to be the predominant task managers of the day. Although I … [Read more...] about Choosing a Cross Platform Task Manager is Challenging
The above noted organizers are probably today’s personal key task management systems of choice. Of all the five, three are fully cross platform (Apple and Android) while two run solely in the Apple environment one with a caveat though. In this … [Read more...] about The Major Task Managers: Todoist, 2do, TickTick, OmniFocus and Things
The one thing, where it comes to our Macs, we basically have a plethora of options to choose from that turn our computers into a multiple cut and paste tool. Apple was revolutionary coming out with the clipboard in 1984. However, it soon became … [Read more...] about Copia: The New Kid on the Cut and Paste Block
Many had been lamenting the fact that Apple seemed to have forgotten about the Pro user as a result of all the money they make on the iPhone. However, the Pro user has been with Apple for a long time and defined the company in terms of desktop … [Read more...] about WWDC was a Success on the Mac Front
I was an early adopter of a product you might have heard about called Mail Pilot from Mindsense. An innovative email solution, it tended to address the problem with mail quite differently. Although it had a number of rough edges at the beginning, it … [Read more...] about Mail Pilot has Disappeared but Why?
In the course of writing, we attempt to improve what we do and take the tedium out of it by utilizing tools that assist with the writing process. Clipboard managers work decisively to speed a long our writing, decrease errors and make the whole … [Read more...] about Productivity Enhanced with a Clipboard Manager
I came across this video by Dagogo Altraide on why are Apple sales declining. I have wondered about thus myself and found this video by ColdfusionTV to have some very interesting and likely correct answers. As such I wanted to bring this to you … [Read more...] about Interesting Video on “Why Apple Sales are Slowing
Apple’s fall presentation went off without a hitch however, again it was very ho-hum. The enthusiasm and energy that once filled the auditorium just wasn’t there. The presenters could at least iron their shirts or certainly Phil Schiller could make … [Read more...] about Apple’s Fall 2016 Product Presentation: The Good, Bad and Disappointing
A while back, Macworld started its Mac Gems, those small apps that stood out amongst the fray as especially worthwhiled. I certainly am not trying to copy their program in any way but was thinking that the odd application I come across is … [Read more...] about Ghostnote: A Little Gem of an App
Over the last while, you might have noticed some fairly substantial changes to our group of sites. The group started off as: The Mac View The Daily Mac View We first began enhancing the sites with a wider diversity of content of which we still … [Read more...] about A Fresh Look: A “New” Name
Why the maker of the popular GTD app should forget about the Apple Watch and focus on iPhone, iPad and Mac. On the surface, the German company seems to be riding a good streak. It started with Things for Apple Watch, which it released on April 24 to … [Read more...] about Message to Cultured Code: Focus On The Things That Matter
Who would’ve thought? One of the most salient announcements in Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote (besides the lack of an Apple TV update) was that of Apple Music being launched on Android. Admittedly, it will take longer for the … [Read more...] about Is Apple Ready to Embrace Cross-Platform?
The are utilities for the Mac environment that are designed to act on the Windowing system and enhance the user experience. In this article I'm going to look at five of these utilities any of which can be used individually or in combination with each … [Read more...] about Windowing Utilities Enhance the User Experience
*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?
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
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 A BlackBerry slips into the Mac Ecosystem There are times when another platform will become part of your Mac ecosystem but reluctantly. However, the Mac isn’t so closed that it keeps everything out. The ecosystem provides strong … [Read more...] about When A BlackBerry slips into the Mac Ecosystem
Drafts 4 is a fantastic upgrade with an appealing interface designed for IOS 8 and thus Yosemite. Drafts 4 came at about the same time as Yosemite even though it is an IOS app. Yosemite is the final piece in Apple’s glue pulling all the interface … [Read more...] about Drafts 4 Strength comes from its Original Design Intent
Just as a brief update the goal the of The Mac View and The Daily Mac View is to help you stay current and informed. The Mac View is more or less your landing stop for general but very important news and other information. It’s intent is to bring you … [Read more...] about The Mac View and Daily Mac View: Staying Current
Apple’s second fall launch took place Thursday Oct. 16 2014. To state it in a nutshell, Apple certainly has become a force to be reckoned with. The Launch was not like the iPhone launch as it was more understated. However, what Apple launched, is to … [Read more...] about Apple Comes on Strong