7 Top Tips for Scrivener

7 Top Tips for Scrivener

Scrivener is the most amazing application for writing projects of all kinds. Here I’ve picked the features that I think have the potential to make the biggest impact in improving your writing productivity inside Scrivener.

New Tech Toys – June 2017

New Tech Toys – June 2017

After waiting for years for Apple to release a new iMac of sufficiently better spec than my current iMac the great day finally arrived! Apple announced the mid-2017 iMac line up at the WWDC keynote on 5 June 2017. We took a cautious approach and debated the wisdom of...

A Week Without My iPhone

A Week Without My iPhone

Today I'd thought I'd torment myself all over again by sharing something that happened a few weeks ago. You'll be glad to hear that I've just about recovered from the horror of the entire ordeal! As usual as Lent approached there was much talk of what...

10 Years on a Mac

10 Years on a Mac

It’s hard for me to believe but it was 10 years ago today that I was up alarmingly early to travel across the Pennines to collect my first Apple Mac.

A Very Drab Blab Gab … How Not to Use Blab

A Very Drab Blab Gab … How Not to Use Blab

Adobe have run public demonstration sessions of their applications for many years. You may call them webinars although the "terminology trend police" may frown on that term these days! Recently they delivered a live session demonstrating the new features of...

iPad Pro 9.7″ Cases

iPad Pro 9.7″ Cases

After the excitement of the iPad 2 case back in 2011 I've never bothered with an original Apple case or cover for my iPads. My new iPad Pro 9.7" is no exception. Unusually for me I bought this latest model in store on the day of release without any kind of...

5 Ways Apple Could Improve the Mac App Store

5 Ways Apple Could Improve the Mac App Store

On MacBites 94 we discussed the discoverability of apps in the Mac App Store and I outlined what changes would make using it a better experience for me. Here's an outline of the points I discussed. 1. The Speed of the Store I find the speed of the Mac App Store almost...

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