Posts on this site in the 'Software' taxonomy, ordered by date
How I went about transferring my journal from Day One to Apple Notes. It isn't simple because Day One's export facilities are not that extensive.
A review of where I am with my writing, notes and GTD apps, which, over the years, I've switched around a lot.
Details about the top 5 third-party apps I use on macOS and iOS: iA Writer, Agenda, Keep-It, VS Code and NetNewsWire.
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.
A review of Agenda version 10 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS. A date-based notes app with to-do and light project management capabilities.
Why does the horizontal scroll bar on MS Code disappear when you hover over it?
How to get around the problem of Filemaker global database fields when sharing a database between Filemaker Pro and Filemaker Go.
A review of iA Writer version 5 for macOS, iPadOS and iOS, which is a file-based Markdown editor.
I simply had to have an app that allows me to create new universes and base all my decisions on quantum mechanics.
My thoughts on Sonos's announcement that they're dropping support for older kit.
A review of Apple’s Reminders app under macOS Catalina, iPadOS 13 and iOS 13. It’s now a genuinely useful GTD app.
An update to my earlier review to take account of the new features in OmniFocus 3 for macOS.
Panic Software are breaking into hardware with a handheld games console due for release in early 2020.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I used to want categories as well as tags for Bear Writer but after using it for a number of months I now see how tags alone works fine.
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.
ArseTechnica article about how Chrome will flag insecure websites rather than secure ones.
The Bear Writer team have released a new update, version 1.5. This includes tweaks to TagCons, more default tags and export to ePub, amongst other things.
Moving from Ulysses to Bear Writer for article writing. How to manage the transfer and tag articles appropriately, emulating Ulysses categories in Bear.
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.
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.
A review of Bear Writer, a markdown-based note-taking application from Shiny Frog. It supports tags and has multiple import and export options.