Switching between iA Writer, Ulysses, nvUltra and Panda Bear

If you’re writing in Markdown, MultiMarkdown or CommonMark, you probably are familiar with editing tools like iA Writer, nvUltra (beta) from Brett Terpstra, Panda which is Bear app in an early beta stage, and Ulysses.… Read More Switching between iA Writer, Ulysses, nvUltra and Panda Bear

CalDigit Element Hub Review

The Element Hub does not have the dazzling number of ports as CalDigit’s TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 dock offering, but it compensates on the performance side, offering four times the performance of traditional USB-C hubs, and enabling Thunderbolt 4 on Macs with Big Sur installed.… Read More CalDigit Element Hub Review

PDFpen Pro 13 review

PDFpenPro 13 has been released and it looks better than ever. Version 13 has a new UI design with a better organised Toolbar that adds the essential markup tools and an Editing Bar that adds a text formatting section and colour controls. Other look and feel improvements include modernised icons, and more.… Read More PDFpen Pro 13 review

Your Mac is a Zettelkasten note taking system

Originally an “analogue” index card system invented by a German academic, the zettelkasten (or slip box) note taking method is the subject of hefty discussions on Reddit and other note taking forums as to whether the best software to manage a zettelkasten is Roamer, Obsidian, DEVONthink, Bear app, Ulysses, Drafts, or the new kid on the block, Craft. As much as it’s a pleasure to read the pro and cons, the essence of the zettelkasten is that it’s an interlinked, richly connected system of atomic information.… Read More Your Mac is a Zettelkasten note taking system

Craft, the note taking app that combines a beautiful design with powerful functionality

In my pursuit of note taking apps for the zettelkasten method, I stumbled across a new app that I had briefly seen going by sometime around the end of 2020. Back then, I thought that it was yet-another-app like Bear and Notes and Drafts and… As I wanted to write an article on software that fits a zettelkasten system, at this point in time I thought I’d give it a go. It wasn’t love at first sight, but upon digging deeper, I found a true gem and one that shines for zettelkasten purposes too.… Read More Craft, the note taking app that combines a beautiful design with powerful functionality