Archive for April, 2015

EasyFind and more in Mac Geek Gab episode 549

Mac Geek Gab

In episode 549 of their podcast Mac Geek Gab John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton pull out their favorite utilities and services and present them to you in a compact 1 hour 19 minute podcast. Ideal for your drive home in pre-weekend traffic. Around minute 7:31 they also mention our free find-file utility EasyFind. It’s time for Cool Stuff Found. Your two favorite geeks do their level best to sift through everything they’ve found and everything you’ve submitted, pulling out their...

Tuesday Tip: Use Dropbox to sync with friends

If you are collaborating with others and using Dropbox as a DEVONthink sync location (never putting your database in a Dropbox or automatically cloud-synced folder), it is not possible to sync between Dropbox accounts. This means you need to have a shared account where everyone using the sync data will need to know the name and password to access it. This can create a problem because you would be giving everyone access to the whole account! But as one of the astute users, Frederiko, pointed out...

Hands On: DevonAgent Pro

Hands On: DEVONagent Pro

William Gallagher reviewed DEVONagent Pro for MacNN: You’re doing a job that needs a lot of digging around, and you are building up research, you are building up data about a topic. You’re doing a job where a simple search is not enough: you need to analyze the results you get. — DevonAgentPro analyzes.” Click here to read the full review including William’s conclusion about who DEVONagent Pro is for on MacNN.  

Mac Power Users episode 251

Mac Power Users Podcast

In their excellent podcast Mac Power Users, Katie Floyd and David Sparks talk about everything that helps you to become a true Mac power user. In episode 251 they are joined by Gabe Weatherhead to spend an information-packed hour purely on DEVONthink. Gabe is a long-time DEVONthink user and has also done a great a series of blog posts on our software. Thank you all three for this great show! If you’re not yet a Mac Power Users subscriber it’s definitely time to become one. Click here to visit their website where you’ll also...

Tuesday tip: Use item links effectively

Copy Item Link

DEVONthink allows you to get a URL for any document or group stored in your databases. Select the item, then choose Edit > Copy Item Link. Then paste this link into any other suitable application, e.g. the URL field of an appointment in Calendar, a website field in Contacts, or the notes field of an OmniFocus task. Power user Luc Beaulieu uses item links in BusyCal and BusyContacts. Now when the appointment is due, you start working on the task, or talk to...

DEVONagent 3.9.1 and DEVONsphere Express 1.8.3

Searching Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow and GitHub are the places to be for developers on the web. DEVONagent 3.9.1 adds plugins for both and finds code and answers with precision. And if you’re less interested in developing and more in cooking — and who doesn’t like great food? — there’s a brand new recipe scanner. Get code snippets and top secret guacamole recipes delivered straight to the search window. You don’t even have to visit the web pages. DEVONsphere Express, our context-aware assistant, now searches ebooks, too. It’s also...

Brett Terpstra and Joel Anderson talk about tagging

Joel Anderson

In episode 128 of Brett Terpstra’s podcast Systematic, Joel Anderson, research lecturer in Philosophy at Utrecht in the Netherlands, joins Brett to talk about tagging: It’s a nerdy subject that a lot of non-nerds are asking about these days, and one that I personally find fascinating. I hope you’ll enjoy hearing two people who’ve dedicated time and research to the topic debate the major benefits and pitfalls of tag-based systems!” Of course, Joel uses DEVONthink to do his research. Listen to Brett’s...

DEVONthink Gold Edition

DEVONthink Edition

With the Apple Watch comes not only the first wearable computing device that could reach the masses. There also comes the trend towards personalization. The Apple Watch Edition sets the new mark. Of course we don’t want to stand back and so we proudly present: DEVONthink Gold Edition. Get the proven, industry-strength technology and feature set of DEVONthink Pro Office with the bit of style and elegance that you deserve. Subtle but recognizable the golden title bar shows that not only do you know how to manage information...