1. Uploading Text Files with Transmit for iOS from 1Writer

    January 23, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Oddly enough, pushing images to an FTP server on iOS is easier than pushing a plain text file. Many text editors for iOS only share the text. Few apps share an actual file object. 1Writer does this perfectly and makes pushing text files to Transmit dead simple.

    From 1Writer, just ...

  2. AutoSleep Updated with New Views

    January 16, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    AutoSleep is an iOS app for analyzing Apple Watch movement data. You wear your watch throughout the night and AutoSleep applies some filters and analysis to provide insights about your wakefulness and quality of sleep. The convenience of AutoSleep is that I don't need to do anything other than ...

  3. Apple Sets a Baseline for Hardware in 2017 With the AirPods

    January 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Sure, I'm a little down on the AppleTV and the new MacBook Pro. But already in 2017 Apple has released one of their very best products, and it only costs $150.

    Street Cred

    I own way too many headphones. I have closed-cup, open-cup, noise canceling, expensive studio monitors, and ...

  4. The 2016 Apple Report Card [Link]

    January 13, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I was honored (and a bit surprised) to be invited as a participant in the Six Colors 2016 Apple report card. If it's not obvious, I think Apple is killing it with the iPhone. In other areas, well, you should read the report card. What I love about the ...

  5. The iPhone

    January 09, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I still remember waiting in line for the first iPhone, nearly a decade ago. It was a reasonably long line but a casual effort by today's standards. I had real excitement for a new device from Apple and not just an evolution of the Rokr let down. But it ...

  6. Mac Power Users 358 [Link]

    January 03, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Katie and David were kind enough to invite me on the Mac Power Users podcast. We only talked briefly about DEVONthink. It's always so much fun talking to the hosts of a show I listen to every week.

  7. Annotable for iOS

    January 01, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    With the huge variety of image editors available for iOS, I find myself using Annotable more with every new update. Pixelmator and OmniGraffle are amazing pieces of software on iOS but for simple edits they are just too much work. With all of the tools unlocked (a $10 IAP) Annotable ...

  8. DEVONthink Formatted Notes

    December 19, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Most of my information is captured as plain text. I love text files. But, sometimes an image or a bit of formatting actually does help document things more precisely. Writing notes in Markdown with image links is possible but it’s not enjoyable. This is especially true when working on ...

  9. Direct Links to DEVONthink Groups and Tags

    December 19, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I’m a huge fan of DEVONthink for iOS . It’s one of my favorite apps released in 2016. But there are still some frustrating gaps and non-obvious features. Accessing favorite tags and groups takes far too much exploring and is not supported by the standard URL scheme. But, it ...

  10. 3D Touch Your Phone

    December 13, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This is not new but I forget about the feature every week. 3D Touch the phone app on iOS to access favorites and other quick access features.

    Phone 3D Touch

    I’m not sure of the right way for Apple to educate users about all of these iOS features but I doubt most ...