1. My Mac Menu Bar for June 2018

    June 01, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Affiliate: This basically converts Amazon and iTunes links on my clipboard to affiliate links. It’s simple but it works.

    Default Folder X: The “Save as...” window is so much better with this app. The menu bar app provides a convenient way to navigate to recent and favorite locations. I ...

  2. ForecastAdvisor and Weather Services

    May 31, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    One of my character flaws is that I obsess about weather apps and forecast services. Maybe it's because I don't follow any sports so that only leaves weather to make small talk in elevators. Whatever the reason, I own a lot of weather apps. I fell out of ...

  3. iCloud Sync for DEVONthink

    May 30, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    As of last week the single largest use I had for Dropbox was DEVONthink syncing. I have 10 active databases all syncing thousands of documents between my Mac version and the iOS version. With DEVONthink’s encrypted sync, I rest pretty comfortably knowing that my data is guarded against Dropbox ...

  4. 1Password 7 for Mac

    May 22, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This is a big update for 1Password on the Mac. Not only does the applicaiton look great but one of my favorite features is getting a lot more useful: Secure notes now support Markdown formatting!

    I have a lot of secure notes in 1Password. I don't just need to ...

  5. Some Drafts 5 Links and Tips

    May 22, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Drafts 5 has been out for a few weeks and I've read a lot of interesting ideas about the note app. I've also cleaned up and trimmed down (and then expanded) a bunch of my actions for the app since I last wrote about it. Now comes a ...

  6. FoldingText 3 Announced

    May 15, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    FoldingText is quite the impressive text editor. It was started by the same folks behind TaskPaper and was spun out as a more powerful text editor with task management features.

    A post in the support forum is now talking about the future of this unique beast. 2018 might just be ...

  7. The iPhone Field Guide

    May 09, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I finished the iPhone Field Guide by David Sparks last week. It’s a great iBook for pretty much anybody that uses an iPhone. I bought a copy for someone in my family that’s a not very technically oriented. I also enjoyed the book as I would any well ...

  8. Retrobatch Beta

    May 07, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The makers of my favorite image editing application for the Mac, Acorn, are out with a new piece of software. It follows the data pipelining methodology. I love this way of working with data. I think it makes a lot more sense than the traditional stacked filter model used in ...

  9. Automation Orchard

    May 07, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Just when it feels like interest in workflow automation is dying, I discover a terrific new site: Automation Orchard. The new site has a terrific navigation and crosses over between iOS and Mac through a single portal. I also like that the site aggregates links from other sites to avoid ...

  10. BirchTree Drafts 5 Review

    May 06, 2018 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Adding to the list of Drafts 5 reviews that are more than reviews, is the BirchTree collection. There's a variety of Drafts actions to install from the review for apps like Bear, OmniFocus, and Things. There's even an action to post to Micro.blog.