Better than a task manager or a calendar: Fantastical 3 Premium

I’ve been wondering how you can set up a scheduling system with a calendar app since I reviewed Sorted 3 a couple of weeks ago. I have Fantastical on my system from its early days, but although the upgrade to the latest version — which was free — enabled some of its Premium subscription features, not all were included and to use Fantastical as an automatic scheduling system you do need a few Premium features such as the proposed meeting time feature and custom colours. However, Premium comes with more good stuff.… Read More Better than a task manager or a calendar: Fantastical 3 Premium

Ulysses 19 hits the streets

You know Scrivener, don’t you? Well, Scrivener is a lovely and very powerful editing app, but it somehow falls short in the user-experience and user interface department. But, honestly, Scrivener did have a few advantages over Ulysses, such as the ability to have research notes that are excluded from export. And yes, I did write: “did have”. Read on…… Read More Ulysses 19 hits the streets

Put your Mac’s drive in your shirt pocket with the CalDigit Tuff Nano 1TB

CalDigit recently released the second model Tuff Nano, a 1TB version. I got the tomato red one and was curious to see how it would perform in relation to its smaller sibling, the 512GB version. With the Tuff Nano 1TB, you can backup an entire iMac’s built-in Fusion drive and take all that data with… Read More Put your Mac’s drive in your shirt pocket with the CalDigit Tuff Nano 1TB

The fastest external NVMe SSD drive: OWC ThunderBlade

With a price of $1379 for my test unit, I don’t need to be clairvoyant to assume you’ll be one of the not so many who process large files on a high-end workstation like the iMac Pro or Mac Pro. Such an assumption could be wrong, though, because the throughput figures — as impressive as they are — don’t tell the whole story.… Read More The fastest external NVMe SSD drive: OWC ThunderBlade

Path Finder 9 review

With Path Finder 9, Cocoatech brings back the collapsible module shelves from version 7. The new version is also fully Catalina compatible and still is the best replacement for the Finder. Even if you keep on using the Finder, it offers superior functionality in areas such as compression, file renaming, folder comparison, etc.… Read More Path Finder 9 review

Benefits and disadvantages of cloud backup and the alternatives

While backup strategists will tell you that a good strategy requires you to have a backup off-site, there is an alternative for freelancers and small office owners. It involves storing your backup in a different room, on location, in a safe enclosure. This is a feasible strategy for freelance photographers, filmmakers and audio producers.… Read More Benefits and disadvantages of cloud backup and the alternatives