Thursday, July 18, 2019

New Day One: Now when did I go to Lagos

Nice new Mac version of my favourite journalling app, Day One, arrived along with Mavericks. It looks good and I was impressed to be...

Reeding, Wrangling and procrastinating

I read enough articles on productivity to know that procrastination is the enemy of progress. Yet I am guilty as charged when it comes...

Home office in a trunk

Back when I was a young journalist I lived in a small one-room apartment where I had to share out the space for bed,...

Brett has a script for it

Don’t you just love Brett Terpstra? If there’s something you never realise you needed, Brett has a script ready and waiting to do...

Dropbox: Using with data in Application Support

Yesterday I commented on the new expanded Dropbox storage and my long-standing policy of keeping all data in Dropbox. I said that “nothing of...

eBooks: No need for a brown-paper cover

Photo: The GuardianIn days gone by, a brown paper book cover was a sure sign of decadence. Lurking behind the noncommital covering could lie...

Smartphone keyboard meets its Waterloo

Time was when I thought a physical keyboard on a mobile organiser, or PDA as we called them then, was the be all...

Planning the work day

There is a great deal of common sense in this article on the Simplicity is Bliss blog

Just-in-time Purchasing: the economics of ebook workflow

Buying electronic books demands a new system. With ebooks there is no sense in buying before you’re ready to start reading. It’s more logical to buy at the last minute and it’s cheaper in the long run.

Amazon adds $79 Kindle reader for good measure

Amazon’s ridiculous pricing continues with a $79 e-ink Kindle reader