Category - Apps

Things Just Works

Interview: Jürgen Schweizer of Cultured Code | MacApper. With Things we wanted to create a product where users only need to spend the least possible amount of energy to get organized. This way you become more productive with what you actually want...

EventBox – Your Online Life, Organized

My family and church friends favor Facebook. My personal friends, high-tech buddies, and Tarot community contacts seem to favor Twitter. Most of my friends share photos through Flickr, but a growing number of folks are tweeting and facebooking them...

ThoughtOffice and IdeaFisher

Years ago, I stumbled on a remarkable piece of creativity software called IdeaFisher. Typing one word into IdeaFisher produced a long list of related terms: synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and related phrases. Typing in "fire," for example, would...

iPhone IMAP and gMail Server Issue Fix

For no good reason at all, my iPhone's ability to access Gmail's IMAP server occasionally goes wonky, producing the dreaded "The connection to the server 'imap.gmail.com' failed" error. That sucks, because it leaves me without easy access to Gmail...

Essential iPhone Apps

When apps first became available for the iPhone, I downloaded a bunch. For awhile, I invested a lot of time and energy in keeping them organized just so, clustering them in related groups -- you know, the kind of exercise that people like me come up...

BibleXpress (iPhone 2.0 app)

I'm loving me some BibleXpress, a new Bible app for the iPhone 2.0. With BibleXPress, I can: - jump to any point in the Old or New Testament in seconds using familiar iPhone gestures - perform fast, flexible keyword searches - carry several Bibles...

Mondrianum

Mondrianum is a clever plug-in for the Mac's color picker. It pulls the most popular color schemes from the Adobe-sponsored online community, Kuler, and adds them to the Mac's system-wide color tool. For designers (and, at The Company, it seems I'm...

Tofu

Tofu: "Tofu is a novel application to address the common problem that people don't like reading text on the screen." Why hasn't someone told me about Tofu before now? Drop looong documents (everything from Word files to web pages) onto its icon, and...

TaskPaper – Get Things Done (Without the Overhead)

I've tried a number of elegant Mac-based solutions for managing tasks and getting things done, including the over-hyped Midnight Inbox (too graphically heavy and unstable for my tastes), the Kinkless GTD solution, and my former favorite, iGTD...