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)
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 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)
This weekend DEVONthink Pro Office is mentioned in BBC’s world-wide program “Click!”.
The promise we can all go paperless has been around for years so why is it that despite email, smartphones and computers we are all still so dependent on pen and paper? LJ Rich reports on how the experiment went to encourage the Click team to produce an episode of the programme without using paper. (more)
DEVONsphere Express is the latest addition to our product portfolio. Bernard Le Du from the the French Mac magazine Vous et Votre Mac has reviewed it and honored it with 4.5 out of 5 stars:
Une recherche plus intelligent — This “contextual” search tool is very useful for retrieving documents and related data. It is useful for students, researchers, writer of sorts, everyone … … (more)
In his blog William J. Turkel writes about using ‘bots’ or ‘spiders’ to do the heavy-duty task of web searching for you:
Once you start collecting large numbers of digital sources by searching for them or using an information trapping strategy, you will find that you are often in the position of wanting to download a lot of files from a given site. Obviously you can click on the links one at a time to make local copies, but that loses one of the main advantages of working with computers–letting them do your work for you. […] In addition to writing my own spiders, I’ve used a number of these packages. Here I will describe DevonAgent. (more)
From time to time I am publishing links to interesting articles mentioning DEVONthink and how it can be used e.g for implementing the paperless office. Here are some of the most interesting ones:
DEVONtechnologies or me personally have no affiliation with the linked pages or Amazon, I am only posting these links as they might be useful for my readers. (more)
Mac user Boris Nienke has published a nice little video on his blog ‘nSonic’ where he shows how fast one gets rid of a 16-sheet paper document using the ScanSnap S1500M and DEVONthink Pro Office. His commentary is in German language but it might be worth watching even if you don’t understand German. Click here to watch it.
On The Apple Press Philipp Eierund just published a very nice piece about The Mobile Mac Office, actually reviewing the combo of DEVONthink Pro Office and the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300. He writes:
In conclusion, the results of the quick and reliable ScanSnap S1300 in combination with the feature-laden DEVONthink Professional Office are hard to beat. Once set up and configured to your liking it is possible and — perhaps even more importantly — fun to maintain a paperless office with minimal effort. […] So, do yourself a favor and get rid of the paper! (more)