Safari will sometimes change the format of a file after it downloads it. This can be switched off by a setting in safari preferences.
Given the number of notes apps on the market today, I wondered why there isn't an open standard to support interoperability between them.
NetNewsWire 5.1 for macOS brought in Feedly support and therefore became the feed reader of choice for me. Here's my review of NetNewsWire.
More information for anyone suffering from Ulysses/iCloud synching problems. It's an iCloud problem with certain types of app.
Apple have made my early 2013 MacBook Pro obsolete, so I need to consider upgrading if I want to remain in the macOS ecosystem.
A review of Agenda version 10 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS. A date-based notes app with to-do and light project management capabilities.
How to fix the problem of being unable to tick extensions to enable them via Safari's preferences dialog.
A review of iA Writer version 5 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS, which is a file-based Markdown editor.
A review of Apple’s Reminders app under macOS Catalina, iPadOS 13 and iOS 13. It’s now a genuinely useful GTD app.
Apple manages to upset users of its Reminders app with a poorly planned release schedule, giving us iOS/iPadOS 13 a few weeks ahead of macOS Catalina.
How to sort out macOS Mohave when the Mail app gets stuck 'moving messages', specifically when connected to a Microsoft Exchange server.
How to install Python and Django on macOS via Homebrew and pip. Includes installation of the Python virtual environment.
Apple's June 2019 WWDC unveiled a mouthwatering array of enhancements to its operating systems. I review some of my favourite features here.
An update to my earlier review to take account of the new features in OmniFocus 3 for macOS.
Panic have announced that they intend to replace Coda, their web development software, with something entirely new.
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.
Whereas Jekyll will run on macOS, it won't run on iOS, so I had to install it on my Linux server. This is the cross-platform process I use to publish articles via Jekyll.
If you've ever wondered why we have Launchpad you're in good company. However, Zac Hall at 9To5Mac describes a way it can be made a bit more useful.
How to get around the problem where Final Cut Pro X refuses to import an AVCHD file from a camcorder.
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.
A quick look at Filemaker 17 and a couple of the new features I find most interesting, along with a couple of my criticisms in general.
The Next Web's summary of Apple's 2018 WWDC. Quite a few things were announced that probably interest many people, although I'm a little nonplussed.
A review of Bear Writer, a markdown-based note-taking application from Shiny Frog. It supports tags and has multiple import and export options.
How to add Microsoft Exchange aliases to MacOS mail so that you can send email from multiple address via your Apple computer.
A description of how I installed Jekyll on macOS 10.11+, including how to get past some of the errors I encountered.