Archive for December, 2010

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

All of us here at DEVONtechnologies wish you and your family a pleasant and peaceful Christmas time. May it be a time of peace and reflection for all of you, wherever in the world you are, whatever religion you believe in, and whatever culture you are part of. Yours Eric Böhnisch-Volkmann & the DEVONtechnologies team PS: Our office will be closed from December 23, 2010, to January 9, 2011. Support will be available by email but we will reply slower...

Tuesday Tip: Search PDFs and more with DEVONagent

One of the new features introduced with DEVONagent 3.0 is the ability to not only search HTML pages and news feeds but also PDF, PostScript, OpenOffice, Oracle Open Office, and Microsoft Word documents. To make DEVONagent search also these other document types, expand the search window, switch to the Settings tab, and select the file types you want to search in the Files: area. Then run your search. PDF and other documents show a little file type icon in the...

Uncovered: DEVONagent 3.0

Right before Christmas we have uncovered an agent that worked (and has been worked on) in the underground for quite a while: DEVONagent 3.0. We have released the fully reworked version as a first public beta — with not as many more betas to come as for DEVONthink. Read more on the News page as well as on the DEVONagent 3.0 highlights page.

Tuesday Tip: Filter Pages with Scanners in DEVONagent

DEVONagent is not a simple interface on top of Google. It does much more for you, e.g. post-processing of all results to refine the result list with our unique artificial intelligence (AI). One feature easily overlooked are scanners. These filters scan each downloaded resulting page and match them against some formal criteria, e.g. ‘Does this page contain links to Office files?’ or ‘Is this page a thumbnail gallery?’ Use scanners to find only these pages and filter out everything else. Available...

Ammonite 1.5b1 adds Date Search

Just a quick note that Ammonite 1.5b1 adds searching by date, searching by file type, and the possibility to use complex queries. Ammonite is a stand-alone HUD (head-up display) giving quick access to the contents of your databases from any other application. Note: DEVONtechnologies has no affiliation with soma-zone.

Advent Times in Germany, Europe

While working concentrated for a last release (no, not just another 1.0.x update for DEVONthink To Go)  before Christmas, we here in Europe also take some time off to enjoy the great advent weeks where the streets are beautifully illuminated and most towns and cities open their Christmas markets. Like ours here in Ludwigsburg, Germany: I love the smell of hot spiced wine, roasted chestnuts, and stands selling large varieties of spices from all of the world. And I love...

DEVONthink To Go 1.0.2 Submitted to App Store

Today we have submitted DEVONthink To Go 1.0.2 to Apple for App Store review. The new version comes with tons of bug fixes for the synchronization as we as for the overall stability. As promised we are ironing out the most pressing problems with every 1.0.x release now while preparing a larger 1.1 release with completely revisited inner mechanics and new features in early 2011. The update will show up automatically on your device as soon as it has been...

MacUpdate Bundle with DEVONthink Personal

In the recent weeks we took part in a number of promotions which gave discounts on DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office as well as DEVONnote. Here’s you final chance this year for DEVONthink Personal: MacUpdate presents the December 2010 bundle featuring ten twelve application for only US$ 49.95 including DEVONthink Personal. Click here to get it!