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M1 MacBook Air 13 inch (16GB) review, compared to a 2013 MacBook Pro

A review of the M1-powered MacBook Air (13 inch) and a comparison with a high-spec MacBook Pro from 2013.

Agenda app review — the golden goose?

A review of Agenda version 10 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS. A date-based notes app with to-do and light project management capabilities.

HP OfficeJet 6950 printer review

A review of the HP OfficeJet 6950 All-In-One colour inkjet printer/scanner/fax.

iA Writer review and changing my workflow

A review of iA Writer version 5 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS, which is a file-based Markdown editor.

Apple Reminders on iOS 13, iPadOS 13 and macOS Catalina — much improved

A review of Apple’s Reminders app under macOS Catalina, iPadOS 13 and iOS 13. It’s now a genuinely useful GTD app.

Zen Internet review after 9 years

A review of Zen Internet's broadband packages, which I've now been using for nine years.

OmniFocus 3 for macOS - tags make everything better

An update to my earlier review to take account of the new features in OmniFocus 3 for macOS.

Tenda Nova Mesh WiFi review

A review of the Tenda Nova Mesh WiFi system, specifically the MW6 version which is the one I used to penetrate the thick walls where I live.

Apple's Reminders app needs two features

A very brief review of Apple's Reminders app which lacks two key features as far as I am concerned. The addition of these features would make it truly useful.

Coda review - nearly the perfect code editor

A review of Panic's Coda, which is a code editor, FTP and terminal app for macOS and iOS. It's basically very good but suffers from one or two drawbacks.

Dark Sky Weather review

A review of the Dark Sky Weather app, which I tested for seven days. It's quite accurate although it had one or two interface problems.

OmniFocus review

A review of OmniFocus 2 for macOS and 3 for iPad, the popular list taking, project management and GTD app. In particular, version 3 of OmniFocus for iOS finally brings genuine iPad support.

Yohann iPad Stand review

A review of the Yohann iPad stand for a 12.9 inch iPad Pro. It's an attractive-looking wooden stand that serves both form and function very well.

Ulysses review - the best writing app for macOS and iOS?

A Ulysses review. I think this is currently the best writing app available for MacOS and iOS and I present my justifications in this review.

MoneyWiz review - macOS/iOS personal accounting software

A review of MoneyWiz personal accounting software, which is a cross-platform app compatible with MacOS, iOS, Windows and Android. Over all, it's a pretty good package backed with good support.

Bear Writer review — a gorgeous notes app

A review of Bear Writer, a markdown-based note-taking application from Shiny Frog. It supports tags and has multiple import and export options.