Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Procrastinating all the way to the trash can

The Most Dangerous Typing app will eat your words if you don't keep typing. It's not the app for the avid procrastinator as Mike finds out....

Macfilos: Tip on viewing images

There's a quick way to enlarge and scroll through images in a Macfilos photo feature...

Keeping over-exposure under control

Does film cope better with highlights? Does digital bring more recovery potential from underesposed areas. It's a complex issue but we reached a conclusion

Aperture bites the dust — again

Apple's Aperture is about to fall off the cliff. It's time to look around for a replacement.

Typewriters and the Mueller touch

Did Mueller himself type his report? The two-space-after-stop convention leads to suspicion....

Blog Workflow: Offline editing brings greater productivity

Using an offline editor for posting to Wordpress encourages more productivity

Workflow: The humble typewriter through rose-coloured glasses

Notebooks, typewriters, fountain pens: All should by rights be dead, foully killed off by the computer. But they live on.....

Paperless Office: Is it (nearly) here at long last?

Where are we it the much heralded paperless office? It isn’t here yet (not quite), but an efficient sheet-feed scanner and an intelligent digital storage system can turn you into a 95% paperless paragon

Things 3.0: At last I found my organisational soul mate

I have a new best friend and helpmate. It is called Things. In a few months it has become the focal point of my workflow. I feel decidedly better organised and on top of things. But this was not always so…..

Subscriptions: Ulysses joins the growing band of drip-feeders

Are you becoming irritated by the trend to subscription pricing for software? It is beginning to become a nuisance, with dozens of suppliers drip feeding on our bank accounts. Mike wonders if enough is enough following yesterday's news from Ulysses.....