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August 25, 2020

How to Use Your Voice for Notes

Dictation settings on iOS.

With the development of Siri (and now Cortana, Alexa, and who knows who else is on the horizon) as well as systems integrated into our cars, talking to our devices has become more commonplace. Here are a few ways to add content to your databases with your voice. (more)

August 18, 2020

How to Search with Advanced Queries

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Collecting things is usually a fairly easy thing to do. Just look at your attic, basement, or garage. The hard part comes in finding something in all that stuff. DEVONthink makes it quick and easy with some specialized options. (more)

August 17, 2020

DEVONthink 3 Ebook Version 1.3

Joe Kissell has released the third update for the Take Control of DEVONthink 3 ebook. Download the latest version for free from our Handbooks and Extras page. (more)

August 12, 2020

DEVONthink 3.5.2

Screenshot of DEVONthink running on macOS Big Sur.

Today we’ve released the DEVONthink 3.5.2 with the first changes for macOS Big Sur and running natively on Apple silicon and Intel processors. (more)

August 11, 2020

How to Find and Remove Duplicates

Duplicate files are not uncommon on our computers. Sometimes we’ve copied a file somewhere, then forgot about the copy. Or maybe we’ve re-imported files we don’t remember importing previously. Along with the large capacity hard drives so common today, it’s easy to end up with extra copies. Here is an application to help avoid importing duplicates or just clean them off your hard drive. (more)

August 10, 2020

Our Apps and Apple Silicon

End of this year Apple will start a transition away from Intel processors to their own ARM-based CPUs. What does this move to Apple silicon mean for our Mac applications? (more)

August 4, 2020

How to Sync by Wire

Bonjour is a wonderful technology that allows us to connect to devices or services by name instead of a hard to remember IP address, a number that can and does change! DEVONthink can sync via Bonjour on a local network, but only if the traffic is allowed. Here’s one way to work around that … (more)

July 29, 2020

Surprise! ScanSnap Manager 64-Bit

Screenshot of ScanSnap Manager V7

In September Fujitsu announced that it would not update their ScanSnap Manager software to 64-bit, effectively making all older models of their scanners obsolete overnight. Yesterday, and to everyone’s surprise, Fujitsu released version 7 of the ScanSnap Manager, perfectly running in 64-bit and supporting all the older models from the S1300 to the S1500M. (more)

July 7, 2020

Write a Little Better

Composing in any application by typing is always susceptible to typing or grammatical errors. A few options in DEVONthink can help spot, or sometimes even fix, some of those issues. Here’s how… (more)

June 30, 2020

What's For Dinner?

Cooking is a favorite pasttime of many, and many are learning or rekindling cooking skills during lockdown. But making the same old, same old meals can get tiresome. Here’s how DEVONagent can be used to find some new recipes. (more)