MailMate to MailHub [Link]

February 21, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

Dr. Drang moved back to Apple Mail (for now). While I still use MailMate everyday, I pretty much agree with all of his comments. MailHub could feel like magic and I still miss its intelligence. I wrote about my affection back in 2013. I'm sticking with MailMate because my muscle memory wins over the convenience functions of Apple Mail plugins (for now).

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  1. The OmniFocus Streaming Field Guide [Link]

    February 07, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I've rewatched David's entire series on Vimeo and it's great. It works everywhere Vimeo works plus you can still download the videos if you want. As with GTD itself, I find that an annual OmniFocus refresher is time well spent.

  2. Replacing TapCellar with Text Files

    February 03, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    This is a long and tedious post. It's not really about beer, rather it's about:

    1. Text files
    2. Note taking
    3. Python scripting
    4. DEVONthink
    5. Keyboard Maestro
    6. Beer

    Ok. It's a little bit about beer. Let's start this story already...

    I miss TapCellar, the iOS beer tracking app I ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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.

  5. Calendar 366 for Mac

    January 02, 2017 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I switched to Calendar 366 Plus as my menu bar calendar on Mac and it's perfect for my needs. The icon shows the date, it supports natural language event creation and understands slash notation to specify the calendar name. It even does a nice job highlighting events in the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. The Evolution of OmniFocus

    December 10, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    My history with OmniFocus goes back to OmniOutliner on the Mac and the miraculous Kinkless GTD (thanks Ethan!). Those early days with Kinkless and GTD felt a bit revolutionary. Then The Omni Group released OmniFocus and set a the gold standard in task management for both Mac and iOS. The ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Automated Expense Reports [Link]

    November 25, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    One of my biggest concerns about Apple reducing their commitment to Mac automation is that we will no longer get these fabulous posts by Dr. Drang.