Archive for October, 2008

Happy Halloween!

If you happen to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve in your place in the world, we all wish you a happy and scary Halloween! PS: If it’s a bit quiet here on the blog — we’re all busy to get DEVONthink 2.0 ready for beta 🙂

Web Tip: Too much news?

Another article this week that caught my attention: The New York Times writes about the “Too much news” phenomenon, which hits many people hard especially in these troubled times. This explosion of information technology, when combined with an unusual confluence of dramatic — and ongoing — news events, has led many people to conclude that they have given their lives over to a news obsession. They find themselves taking breaks at work every 15 minutes to check the latest updates,...

Web Tip: DEVONagent mentioned by TV

The German public TV station ZDF points Mac users to DEVONagent for smart research on the web: True research pros go even farther: They let search. Users automate their search runs using applications like “Copernic Agent” or “DevonAgent”. The search will take a few seconds longer but the results will be analyzed, an extract generated, sorted, and stored on the computer. This way researchers can work through the results quicker and more tightly focused. If you read German, you can...

Tuesday Tip: Use the Comment field

If you want to add additional information to a document in DEVONthink, that’s what the Comment field is made for. You can find it in the info panel that opens with Tools > Show Info… or by pressing Command-Shift-I (we didn’t choose Command-I like in the Finder as this would collide with ‘make selected text italic’). Best of all: Comments are searchable. In DEVONthink’s toolbar search field choose ‘All’ or ‘Comment’ from the magnifying glass pop-up menu or select the same...

More on DEVONthink 2.0

It’s been a while since my last update on the development status of DEVONthink 2.0. We have continued to work on it silently but full steam ahead. We’re now very close to reaching the internal beta phase so I have posted a quick update to the development status thread in our Announcement board.