1. New Adobe Suite Comes with 1 TB of Cloud Storage

    October 18, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This new Adobe suite seems like a pretty great deal, considering that it includes 1 TB of storage with sync. For "a limited time" the photography bundle plus storage is $15 per month. Compare that with Apple's iCloud storage options which is $10 per month for 2 TB. I ...

  2. Tip Jar: Multi-site Search with DuckDuckGo

    October 17, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    To search the content of more than one site at time, DuckDuckGo provides the site operator which can contain more than one domain. To search both Macdrifter and Hobosigns I created this Workflow for iOS.


    Prepending a search phrase with "site:macdrifter.com OR site:hobosigns.macdrifter.com" does the ...

  3. Wi-Fi Security Has Been Breached

    October 16, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Quoted in The Verge

    US-CERT has become aware of several key management vulnerabilities in the 4-way handshake of the Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) security protocol. The impact of exploiting these vulnerabilities includes decryption, packet replay, TCP connection hijacking, HTTP content injection, and others. Note that as protocol-level issues, most ...

  4. Tip Jar: Adding DEVONthink Folders to iOS Files Favorites

    October 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    It took me a while to realize I could mark a folder in DEVONthink To Go as a favorite in the iOS Files app. This makes it very easy to quickly browse to content in the Files app which might be the best way to edit a file in DEVONthink ...

  5. Tip Jar: Groking Spotlight Settings in iOS

    October 11, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I still don't really understand some of the iOS settings but one, in particular, has always baffled me: Spotlight.1


    By default, every app installed automatically gets indexed by Spotlight. That's not always great for search results. I find that many of my spotlight searches are contaminated by ...

  6. Google and Siri IQ

    October 10, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This study out of Cornell raises a lot of questions for me.

    When the dust settled, researchers found that Google’s AI has an IQ of about 47.28, putting it slightly below the IQ of an average six-year old. Siri, in contrast, din’t fare all that well, with ...

  7. Tip Jar: Downloads in iCab for iOS

    October 10, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The iOS browser iCab has a dedicated download feature that makes collecting stuff from around the web very easy. Once an item is added to the download area of iCab, it still contains the source URL. Items are managed right within iCab and they can even be combined into a ...

  8. Workflow to Collect All Links

    October 08, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    At the end of my last post I included a rather long list of URLs. It was the a-tag links from the body of the article, but collected together with their page title to make it a little easier to read the reference the articles in order.

    Reference List

    That list was ...

  9. Artificial Intelligence, Super Computers, and Society

    October 07, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I wonder if the folks living through the beginning of the industrial revolution understood the dramatic impact mechanization and automation would have on their daily lives. It probably felt gradual. First it was cheaper to make good iron. Next, the amazing new steam engine caught their fancy. It would have ...

  10. 60 More Mac Tips

    October 03, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    There are a couple of people on the internet that I trust their recommendations implicitly. David Sparks is one of them. He has earned that trust through diligence and caring about what he does. He's never steered me wrong.

    Now David and Brett Terpstra have a new training series ...