Archive for December, 2013

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

All of us here at DEVONtechnologies wish you and your family Merry Christmas. We wish you a peaceful holiday time, wherever in the world you are, whatever you believe in, and whatever culture you are part of. Have a great start into an exciting new year 2014! PS. Our office is closed from December 23, 2013, through January 6, 2014 for the Christmas holidays. Our shop is, of course, open and we do reply to your enquiries even though slower...

Join us for WinterFest 2013

There’s snow on the ground. 2014 is knocking at the door. It’s the time for new plans and fresh projects and great new ideas. Whether you’re planning your next novel, finishing your dissertation, planning a product, or writing memories for your grandkids, we think DEVONthink and the rest of these great tools will help. We’ve gotten together with some of the best makers of artisanal software that works together perfectly. Get the tools you need at a terrific price, for a...

Tuesday Tip: Organize your XMenu

You may not really think about it, but under-the-hood of each XMenu icon is a simple Finder folder. This means you can create subfolders within these folders to help organize the menu contents. For example, say you didn’t want to show the Applications menu (since you’ve installed waaay too many apps like me!) but you wanted to use XMenu for an app launcher. First, make sure you’ve turned on the User-Defined menu in XMenu’s Preferences. Now right-click the User-Defined menu...

Helpdesk system down

Just a quick note that this morning our helpdesk system, responsible for the contact form and support tickets, is offline due to a database server failure. Our service provider is already working on the issue and we hope to have it back online soon. Please excuse the inconveniences. Addendum: Our helpdesk is back online after some serious database works.

Tuesday tip: Get started with tutorials and help files

DEVONthink and DEVONagent are extremely feature-rich and deep applications, harder to master than, say, a simple to-do list app. But they come with an extensive documentation and many slideshow and video tutorials for many everyday tasks from “How to set up a first database” to “How to use DEVONthink in a team”. We explain, e.g., the various options for sharing your knowledge, show you the pros and cons of importing vs. indexing, and give valuable tips. You can find the documentation...

DEVONthink 2.7.2 in the App Store now

Mac App Store

After over a year Apple has finally reviewed and approved the latest update to DEVONthink Personal for the App Store. For a long time DEVONthink in the App Store stayed at version 2.3.4 whereas on our website we were already at 2.7.2. The reason: shortly after we released version 2.3.4, Apple required all applications in the App Store to implement a technology called “sandboxing“. This technology is intended to make the Mac experience more secure by ensuring that applications downloaded...