1. Polarr on Sale

    December 09, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Polarr is a very powerful photo editing tool for iOS and Mac. I was turned on to it by a friend that is a much better photography than I am but I still use it occasionally. Polarr for Mac is on sale right now for $3.

    Polarr for Mac

    Polarr for iOS | Free ...

  2. iCloud Calendar Spam

    November 25, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I recently enjoyed a new form of spam: iCloud calendar spam. No, it wasn’t a calendar invitation attached to an email. It appears to be from a source other than email.

    Here’s the fact pattern:

    A new event alarm was created in my primary iCloud calendar without my ...

  3. Timeline and Hardbound for Anti-News

    November 23, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I’ve been enjoying my free time quite a bit while I workout a new framework for understanding other humans. I’ve made specific efforts to avoid “news” in all of its grotesque forms. It’s a challenge partially alleviated by finding other mental outlets.

    Two outlets I’ve enjoyed ...

  4. FTP Upload with Workflow and Transmit on iOS

    November 21, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I’m moving some of my Mac scripting solutions to iOS. One of my favorite Hazel setups on my Mac is for uploading files to an SFTP server and returning a URL for the file. I use this for almost every blog post the has an image. I select the ...

  5. Collecting and Reading with DEVONthink

    November 15, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I read a lot. Until recently that included Twitter. To replace that source of information, I've shifted to other, more curated, sources like my RSS reader.

    I'm a big fanatic for Pinboard. It's almost completely plain, minimally styled, text on a blank page. I capture every web ...

  6. Widget Weather

    November 14, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    The iOS “Today” view is one of my most used screens on my phone. I wish it received more attention from Apple but I’m glad my favorite app developers pay it special attention. One area that it really shines for me is with weather apps. The only time I ...

  7. Distractions for the Disrupted

    November 10, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    If you're like me, then you may be looking for some distractions this week that don't involve Twitter, the internet, television or even other humans. I've found solace in iBooks and the Kindle service. Hardbound and Viki for Wikipedia are also great distractions.

  8. Fakespot for iOS

    November 06, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Thanks to internet good guy Merlin Mann, I use Fakespot whenever I consider buying something from Amazon. It’s a free service that attempts to analyze product reviews and ratings to identify deceptions. It also aggregates tests and scores sellers so you know if you’re buying from a supplier ...

  9. The End for TapCellar

    October 28, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Two years ago, we released TapCellar for iOS. This week we removed it from the store. You can hear all about it, including what it cost to make the app, on the latest episode of Nerds on Draft. This was a labor of love to make an app that we ...

  10. iThoughts v4 Adds Markdown Formatting

    October 26, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    iThoughts v4 for iOS and Mac is out today with a great new feature: format with Markdown. This is just wonderful if you like Markdown. Format lists, links, footnotes or even just font weight with Markdown. I think the feature makes working between plain text files and concept maps really ...