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 popup: true 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.
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. We have started just saying, "Squirrel It" for short. Personally I would make a mini site off of "Squirrel It" but that's just me. Thanks for your hard work. (more)
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. (more)
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. (more)
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. popup: true
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 popup: true, a PhD student in History at Northwestern University, blogs about her experiences with DEVONthink Pro Office popup: true. (more)
Yesterday Macworld popup: true 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 popup: true and Take Control of Your Paperless Office popup: true. (more)
Today I had the honor to give a 45-minute presentation popup: true at my former college, the Stuttgart Media University popup: true (Hochschule der Medien, HdM), on my zig-zag career path, our products from DEVONthink to DEVONsphere, and about how to build an Internet startup. It was a lot of fun being back in the hallowed halls again and meet some fantastic customers who use our apps intensively for their research and educational work.
BBC News today writes about what tags are and how they can be used to navigate notes, ideas, and other items. Technology reporter Ian Hardy also talks to our support specialist Jim Neumann.
The traditional "files and folders" way of storing our data is decades old. And while it does reward our brain with a sense of control and ease of accessibility, it's certainly not perfect. As the file structure increases, documents several subfolders deep slowly get consumed, like a donkey in quicksand. That's where tags come in. (more)