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DEVONthink Pro Office in Mac Aficionados’ Top 15 list

On New Year’s Evening the French-Canadian Mac blog Mac Aficionados selected DEVONthink Pro Office as one of their top 15 Mac apps 2014. Check out what else is on the list that might be helpful for you. I personally recommend Bartender, a menu extra that moves all the other menu extras that you don’t need all the time out of your way.

Professor in Japan talks about DEVONthink

Christopher Mayo

Christopher Mayo, associate professor at Kōgakkan University in Ise City, Japan, has just published a great post about DEVONthink. Not only does he describe the highlights of app from his perspective. He also added a long list of useful links if you want to learn more about our products and our company. Click here to read the article on Christopher’s blog.

Le Café Du Geek about DEVONthink (in French)

David Duhamel has published a review of DEVONthink Pro on the French blog Le Café Du Geek. So if you’re Francophone feel free to have a look at his review. And don’t miss the rest of interesting articles on Le Café Du Geek including their morning news. P.S. I love the idea of a news site with coffee shop inspired theme.

“Squirrel it!”

EasyFind icon

As the older among you may already know I cannot resist to sometimes post a nice comment we’ve received from a happy user. Last week the following message reached us: Doing some work on an SMB server and we are having such difficulty finding anything. We tried bridge, even spotlighting the entire server. This is a Fortune 500 company and me and my boss gave up on IT and started using EasyFind. Just wanted to share my thanks and praise....

Macdrifter gets hands-on with our apps

In the recent months we have sponsored the great Mac website macdrifter.com which has in return published a number of very helpful articles on DEVONthink and DEVONagent. Gabe Weatherhead covered everyday tasks with our apps including e.g. using DEVONthink as an RSS reader, archiving with DEVONthink, synchronizing databases, or searching the web with DEVONagent. Finally, he also gave a nice overview over our freeware apps. You can find all articles about our apps using this search. And make sure that you don’t...

Podcast tip: Mac Power Users episode 169

David Sparks andKatie Floyd of 5by5’s Mac Power Users podcast talk about tools and workflows for professionals in episode 169 and also mention DEVONthink. David and Katie talk to Dr. Jeffery Taekman, a physician, researcher and educator at Duke. Jeff takes us through his various workflows for getting work done in his profession including using his iPad in his medical practice. Click here to listen to episode 169 (DEVONthink mentioned around 47 minutes).

EasyFind helps YouTuber to find important stuff

The Mac user and YouTuber Cliff Ghrigsby has just published a short video demonstrating how he uses EasyFind to quickly finding files that he couldn’t locate using Spotlight. That’s just what we had in mind when we wrote EasyFind. Watch his video here.

PHD student talking about her DEVONthink workflow

Yesterday I posted an interview with my friend Prof. Dr. Frank Thissen who works as an educator and researcher at the Stuttgart Media University. And just today Emily VanBuren, a PhD student in History at Northwestern University, blogs about her experiences with DEVONthink Pro Office. I use this software religiously now. It isn’t perfect, but it’s by far the best fit I’ve found for my purposes. I’ve been using it to build research databases, to construct a bibliography and notes for...

Macworld.com reviews DEVONagent Pro 3.5

Yesterday Macworld published a four-mice review of DEVONagent Pro 3.5, written by Joe Kissell. You already know Joe as the author of many excellent Take Control books, among them also Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 and Take Control of Your Paperless Office. Joe compares version 3.5 with version 2.3, which he had reviewed back in 2008, and draws the following conclusion: For serious, detailed Web research, especially when you have to find data that’s not accessible in conventional search engines, DevonAgent...

Reading tip: “Go Paperless with DEVONthink Pro Office”

Heavy-duty DEVONthink user and workflow addict Kerry Dawson wrote a nice piece on his blog dailymacview.com about going paperless with the Fujitsu ScanSnap ix500 and DEVONthink Pro Office: Having accomplished all of this and gotten on the road to a cleaner and more organized work environment its time to pat yourself on the back for a job well done. You’ll definitely appreciate having your documents stored in DEVONthink. A cleaner workspace and knowing your documents are all stored together in...