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SaneBox and Mail Act-On

SaneBox and Mail Act-On is a powerful combination that has helped me increase my productivity by spending less time processing emails. Continue reading, and learn how you can combine a service (SaneBox) with a plugin for Apple Mail (Mail Act-On) and achieve your ultimate productivity goals. SaneBox and Mail Act-On I have…(Read More)

WordPress performance

How to improve the performance of your WordPress blog is an often asked and discussed question. Depending on your exact circumstances, there are hundreds of right answers. In this post, I’ll describe what I have done to improve the performance of my blog and point out areas that still need improvement. I’ll start…(Read More)

Fantastical 2

Flexibit’s Fantastical is my favorite calendar application on both macOS and iOS. The app makes it incredibly easy to enter new events or reminders using natural language. The only issues I have had with Fantastical are related to shared calendar notifications in the application as well as in Notification Center. Fortunately, there is a…(Read More)

If Apple follows its annual release schedule for its mobile operating system, iOS, we can expect the first beta version of iOS 11 sometime this summer and a final release in fall. And while every new iOS release has brought us a wealth of new and useful features, there is plenty of room for improvement…(Read More)

apple mail sanebox clutter

If you receive as many emails as I do and if you feel you have lost control over your inbox, I have good news for you! Read on to learn more about SaneBox, a service that determines what email is important to you, and that filters out what isn’t – saving you from endless interruptions…(Read More)

Smile Software’s PDFpen for Mac is a powerful application for editing PDF files. It allows you to sign and fill forms, correct typos, apply Optical Character Recognition (OCR), redact sensitive information or convert PDF into Word documents. How I use PDFpen I stumbled across PDFpen when I was working on an Automator script to…(Read More)

How to extend the storage of your iPhone

Until recently, the base models of both the iPhone and iPad had only 16GB of storage. In this article, I’ll show you how to easily extend the storage of your iPhone or iPad using what’s called mobile memory. Apple’s storage strategy When Apple released the iPhone 7, they finally bumped up the…(Read More)

iPhone Activation Lock

Yesterday, while restoring an old iPhone 6s Plus, I realized that it was locked to someone else’s Apple ID via the iPhone Activation Lock. iPhone Activation Lock The iPhone Activation Lock is a feature that’s designed to prevent anyone else from using your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple Watch if it’s…(Read More)

Jetpack's Photon bad for SEO

In this article, I’ll answer the question if Photon, the free image content delivery network (CDN) of the popular WordPress plugin Jetpack is bad for SEO. If you are reading this article, the chances are that you already know what Jetpack and Photon are. If so, you can skip the next two sections. What…(Read More)

iPhone 7 Underwater

The iPhone 7 is Apple’s first water-resistant iPhone. Apple rates the iPhone 7 as IP67, which means it can be submerged under water for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter. That does not make the iPhone 7 an underwater camera. I took my iPhone 7 Plus under water regardless. A perfect…(Read More)

Print to PDF in iOS

As part of my paperless workflow, I save a lot of documents in PDF format. Some applications don’t support “save to PDF” but fortunately, macOS has a “print to PDF” feature that works system-wide and in any application. In this article, I will show you how to “print to PDF” on an iOS…(Read More)

Bose vs Plantronics

In this article, I’ll review the Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones and compare how they stack up against the Plantronics BackBeat Fit that I have used for the past year. If you are interested in learning more about the Plantronics BackBeat Fit, you can check out my full review. Bose SoundSport I’m…(Read More)