Ulysses 20 is the newest version of the subscription-based test and markdown editor on steroids. It now has grammar checking capabilities, a new dashboard option and the ability to navigate multiple documents through an outline view. To start with dashboard: I can only describe it with a word I rarely if ever use: cool. The… Read More Ulysses 20 has a grammar checker that actually works, a dashboard and more
COLOP, a company based in Austria, develops imprint products that you’ll find in offices all over the world. About a year ago, the company developed the first “digital stamp”, the e-mark, a hand-held 600dpi inkjet printer that integrates with a Windows computer, iOS or Android device and outputs multicolour stamps.… Read More COLOP’s e-mark handheld inkjet printer is a brilliant marketing tool
Plugable is well-known for its inexpensive — if not cheap — products of well above average quality. After a few nasty experiences with Thunderbolt 3 cables and a USB 3.2 Gen. 2 C-type to SATA adapter by a company who charges a hefty premium for its products, I decided to see if Plugable’s products are any better.… Read More Test: Plugable Thunderbolt 3 cable & USB-C to SATA adapter
Document scanners are usually bulky, heavy and pricey and if they’re mobile, they often under-perform and/or are easily broken. Doxie is a scanner company whose objective is to deliver portable scanners that are inexpensive, as robust as possible and feature-rich. The top model is the Doxie Q. It has multi-page capabilities and scans without a computer or the cloud. It scans letters, receipts, ID-cards, photos and anything else that you can put through its automatic document feeder or specialty paper slot.… Read More Document scanning with the Doxie Q
CalDigit comes out with yet another dock, but this time it’s a fairly unique proposition as it’s both a USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 dock in one, supporting dual 4K connectivity, depending on what you connect it with to your computer or — another first — tablet.… Read More A hybrid dock for tablets to desktop computers, CalDigit’s USB-C Pro Dock oozes quality
Serif, the developers of Affinity Photo and Designer, last week released their much-anticipated publishing app, Affinity Publisher. The new layout design app comes with a good deal of unique and very clever features, including “StudioLink”, an integration system – that re-defines the adjective “seamless” – between Publisher and their Designer and Photo apps.… Read More Affinity Publisher is an InDesign killer
Often apps that perform many different tasks ultimately perform none brilliantly. Once in a while, though, there comes along a developer who has a vision, creates and sells an app, listens to its users and succeeds in making that app a powerhouse without losing focus.… Read More Q: Is Agenda a journal, a calendar, a task manager? A: It’s all of that.
microSD Express offers the PCI Express and NVMe interfaces alongside the legacy microSD interface for backwards compatibility. Like SD Express, microSD Express delivers a maximum data transfer rate of 985MB/s.… Read More MicroSD Express promises to be the fastest memory card ever, but…
IK Multimedia makes and sells robust smartphone and tablet stands. Their newest product range is the iKlip 3 range, of which I tried the iKlip 3 Deluxe.… Read More With the iKlip 3 Deluxe you can mount your tablet securely a tripod
Apple fills up their iMacs with far too little memory to be useful, so the first thing you want to do when you buy a new machine is think about installing additional memory. Apple’s memory isn’t cheap and iMacs – apart from the iMac Pro – can easily be upgraded after having purchased one with the standard 8GB installed. The question is how much you need to buy, given that even third-party RAM like that of Crucial isn’t for free. It all depends on what you plan out to do with your new iMac.… Read More How much memory do you need in a 5K Retina iMac for anything from writing to video production?