apps – Carrying Stones

Labor Day

Labor Day for us meant our daughter came home for her first break from Valdosta State University, which was great. We miss her when she’s gone, which already kicked in after she left earlier today to return to campus. We watched The Shining together; her first time. During the first half she was rolling her […]

Fantastical-esque BusyCal 2

Shawn Blanc mentioned that BusyCal 2: “added a Fantastical-esque Menu Bar extra that lets you view your schedule and crate events quickly with natural language.” I’ve had a BusyCal license for many years and switched to Fantastical in the past year. I have read nothing substantial about the latest version yet, and I’m sure it’s […]

Finding Your Power Apps

Michael Schechter recently asked Are Power Apps Like Omnifocus and Scrivener For You?. Watching tutorial videos for “power apps” has helped him decide when it is worth investing his time, attention, and money to learning a new application. He proposes that: If you aren’t willing to take the time [to watch a video], you probably […]

Typography Insight – New ways of learning & teaching typefaces

Typography Insight – New ways of learning & teaching typefaces: Typography Insight is an iPad application that introduces new methods for learning and teaching typefaces. The project stemmed from my love for typography and evolving mobile platforms. It was inspired by my own experience in typography classes whilst attending design school. Do you know the […]

Here we go again

Everyone in the room sighed and rolled their eyes skyward. “He’s written about this so many times. Too many times.” I like Macs, but recently added a Windows-based netbook to my lineup of writing tools. Here is an update of the software I use all the time. I’ll be brief. Mac Adium X for instant […]