Scapple, a free association supporting mind mapping app

If you’ve ever tried using a mind mapping app knowing that you aren’t the structured visualisation type of person, you’ll know that it’s a pain and often leads to more frustration and time loss than just writing a list of things to do and hoping for the best. I am that kind of person. For some of my work, lists are woefully inadequate but as my brain isn’t mind-map wired, they will have to do. I resorted to using project management for a while but even OmniPlan is quite complex and overkill if you’re not a team. And then I found Scapple from the creators of Scrivener and thought I might give it a shot. And it’s been a joy so far.… Read More Scapple, a free association supporting mind mapping app

DEVONthink To Go 3.0, the knowledgebase manager for mobile users gets supercharged

I love DEVONthink 3 Pro on my Mac. It’s a very versatile app. Some people use it as an information collector, others as a regular database manager, yet others as a note taker. Personally, I think you can manage and create effortlessly all sorts of knowledge with DEVONthink 3. That used not to be the case with DEVONthink To Go, the mobile app. Although it was powerful in its own right, the previous version had many shortcomings that made me stop using it altogether. Since a week or so, there’s now DEVONthink To Go 3 and it’s totally different. After playing with it for a week, I’d say it is on par with the Mac version.… Read More DEVONthink To Go 3.0, the knowledgebase manager for mobile users gets supercharged

My favourite text editor Ulysses hosts the Ulysses Writing Contest celebrating Disney’s Flora and Ulysses

Writing app Ulysses for Mac, iPad and iPhone launches a writing contest that starts February 19, the day the original Flora & Ulysses movie starts streaming, and lasts until March 12, 2021. The Disney+ original movie Flora & Ulysses is based on best-selling author Kate DiCamillo’s award-winning children’s book and features an unexpected superhero: Ulysses,… Read More My favourite text editor Ulysses hosts the Ulysses Writing Contest celebrating Disney’s Flora and Ulysses

The Amaran 100d COB LED Fixture fights well above its proverbial weight

The Amaran 100d is a 100 Watt Daylight (CCT 5600K) balanced point-source COB LED fixture with Bowens mount and wireless Bluetooth control via the Sidus Link app. At full power, the light outputs an equivalent of a 750W tungsten light. It features 0% to 100% dimming control and scores a high 95+ TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index). The Amaran 100d is made of industrial-grade plastic that reduces the weight of the kit to only 3.4 kilograms, power adapter included. There’s a very, very quiet built-in fan to ensure the LED remains cool.… Read More The Amaran 100d COB LED Fixture fights well above its proverbial weight

Little Snitch 5, Big Sur’s preferred network filter and firewall

Little Snitch, the firewall and network filter that tells you which macOS apps leak data to servers outside your local network, has been upgraded to version 5. Little Snitch 5 now works on macOS Big Sur and has never been better. It has been given a stunning new design, more elaborate, less technical explanation of connection alerts, improved traffic statistics, a brand new command line interface and the seamless compatibility with macOS Big Sur.… Read More Little Snitch 5, Big Sur’s preferred network filter and firewall