The Starbucks Method Comes To Mac Writing Tools

OmmWriter Dana

One night last week I talked to a relative on the phone. It was early in the evening and she had just returned from Wendy’s. Wednesday is chili night. She had chili and coffee; both for less than $3.00. That struck me as interesting because I did a Starbucks run after lunch and that cost … Continue Reading »

32 Ways to Love This One-Click Calendar For The Mac

ACalendar

I worry that we Mac users may have reached the point of diminishing returns. There’s nothing really wrong with Apple’s built-in Calendar app. One click and it’s there, full screen, in all it’s up-to-31-days of visual glory. Why, then, are there so many Calendar add-ons of the ACalendar variety? For less than the price of … Continue Reading »

ScreenFloat Is The Mac Screenshot App Like You’ve Never Seen

ScreenFloat

Got Stickies? Of course you do. Stickies is free with every Mac, an OS X staple from many years ago. What Stickies does that I like (and where I use it the most) is act like an onscreen digital shelf; Post-it-like notes to hold screenshots, photos or images, even snippets of text or links until … Continue Reading »

Unibox: It’s Time To Do Something Good To Email Apps

Unibox

If you use Apple’s Mail for Mac OS X, then you’re in good company because that’s what most of us use. From time to time I’ll dilly and dally with a different email app, an action born of the daily frustration of, well, you know. Email. I’m beginning to think the problem with email isn’t … Continue Reading »

Put A Tiny Alarm Clock In Your Mac’s Menubar Because Less Is More

TinyAlarm

How times change. Or, rather, how time changes. The information superhighway has given way to the misinformation superhighway. Technology becomes ever more complex, complicated and frustrating. Is it any wonder Apple has sold halve a billion iOS devices in just a few short years. Small is beautiful. Less is more. In keeping with the theme … Continue Reading »

The Search To Replace The Mac’s Best Word Processor Value

Byword

How do you replace The Best Free Word Processor The World Has Ever Seen? I’m in the midst of a thorough search to replace my beloved Bean, which, though still available, is, alas, no longer being developed. That’s a shame. Bean was the 21st century version of WriteNow but without a price tag. Some might … Continue Reading »

How To Drag And Drop Photos, Videos To And From Mac, iPad, iPhone

PhotoSync

You know all about the Seven Wonders of the World, right? The list is subjective, of course, but highlights a few man-made objects of beauty and wonder through the ages. Digitally speaking, I would put drag and drop onto my list of Seven Wonders of the Digital World (along with cut, copy, paste, and so … Continue Reading »

How To Add Lens Blur To Photos On Your Mac

Lens Blur

Got photos? Of course you do. It’s the digital age. Photos are cheap. Cheaper than cheap. Where we spend our money these days is not on film, developing, and printing. No, instead, we spend money on apps which enhance photos in a way only professionals could accomplish back in the day of film processing. Here’s … Continue Reading »

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