1. OmniFocus 2.5 Brings Back Themes [Link]

    March 31, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The Omni Group just released version 2.5 of OmniFocus for the Mac and it brings back custom styling. They even provide a FAQ for creating custom styles using the OmniFocusColors app or a text editor.

    The transition from version 1 to 2 was rough for many people. The lack ...

  2. Using Drafts as a Main Text Editor [Link]

    March 30, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I can't pass up a good article about Drafts. Tim Nahumck has a thorough discussion of how he uses Drafts for iOS.

  3. Sketch App 3.7 Symbols [Link]

    March 30, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Wow, this new Sketch version looks like it will be dyn-o-mite. The symbols will save so much time prototyping apps and websites.

  4. Killing Pinboard and IFTTT Integration

    March 28, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I'm probably done with IFTTT. I've waited for a business model and instead I get crazy service integrations I've never heard of. Now it looks like IFTTT integration with Pinboard will end in the near future and it's ending for bad reasons. Browse through the amusing ...

  5. Synology DSM 6 Final Release

    March 25, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I installed the DSM 6 release candidate several weeks ago. As usual, it's a great update for the Synology NAS. The most notable improvements over DSM 5 for me is the file indexing. Now it's available as a final release for owners of many Synology NAS boxes.1 ...

  6. ProtonMail Encrypted eMail

    March 22, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    ProtonMail is a secure email service and app with end-to-end message encryption. I'm not using it but I think security is rapidly becoming a business model. I expect to see the government versus citizen arms race to generate a lot of new commercial options.

    Even if you're not ...

  7. The FBI's Alternative Method [Link]

    March 22, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I found this article to be a good summary of what's going on with the FBI and their inept bungling. If true, it'd be pretty funny that Issa was more technically savy than the FBI.

    But even with all of this, it's still dependent on human frailty ...

  8. Calca for iOS Now with Graphing and Patronage

    March 22, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Calca is one of my favorite calculators for iOS, Mac, and Windows. Calca for iOS just updated with function graphing. Just like the desktop versions (see this link for more info), the graphs on iOS are pretty and functional. Calca is like the Markdown of math. I just type notes ...

  9. AI and Food Poisoning [Link]

    March 15, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Finally, A.I. is doing some real work.

    Computer science researchers from the University of Rochester have developed an app for health departments that uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence to identify food poisoning-related tweets, connect them to restaurants using geotagging and identify likely hot spots.

    A secondary benefit ...

  10. An Apple Pencil Drawn Review of the Apple Pencil [Link]

    March 08, 2016 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From Serenity Caldwell, comes this beautifully drawn review of the Apple Pencil.

    We have an iPad Pro and an Apple Pencil. In my opinion, the best thing about the iPad Pro is the Pencil. It's a wonderful device for creating art. I love to doodle and fiddle with the ...