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Clockwise 248: Six Filters Was All We Needed in My Day

I was a guest on Clockwise where we talked about Apple Maps getting better, Instagram's new "you've seen it all" feature and marketing sessions, as well as Apple Pay and public transit. And I managed to pick the title!

Download #61: Someone Else Call 911

I was a guest on Download yesterday along with Mikah Sargent and Stephen Hacket. We had fun talking about companies buying companies, Apple covering the news, and beta software - as well as the fluffy puppy of the week!

Managing References and Resources When Writing Academic Papers

Some of you may know that I'm studying for my Masters degree in Computing (Software Engineering), this naturally requires me to write more than a few essays with full referencing. Being a nerd I want to make this as easy as possible for myself, whilst still being accurate - and the simplest way to do this is to use software to manage my references.

The New Mac Power Users Community

The Mac Power Users community which I have been helping to moderate has a wonderful new home on Discourse. The Facebook group has been archived (which means it is still there, but in read only mode), and talk.macpowerusers.com is already exceedingly popular. I know a large number of the Mac Power Users fans are not Facebook users and hope that they will join this community.

Workflow: OmniFocus When Home

I often add things to my OmniFocus as reminders of items to do when I get home - however they're not due when I get home, which would be the default if I added these icons through the Forecast view for today. As such as I have the following Workflow which allows me to defer items until I get home.

Workflow: Drafts 5

Workflow has built in support for Drafts 4 - but no actions for Drafts 5. This workflow is intended to replace some of that functionality. You can share text to it, get text from the clipboard, type text in, or modify the text on the keyboard to start.