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Reviews, tips and guides for programs and tools available on MacOS.

The 5 Best To-Do List Apps – 2019

Whatever you do, it's often tricky to stay on top of your tasks. Most people these days use lists - whether on a notebook or on a basic reminders app. However, lots of people are looking for more refined, and advanced systems. In...

ProtonVPN Review

The VPN market is a crowded space, with thousands of different apps offering different pricing structures, features, security levels and speeds.If you know of ProtonMail, chances are you know of ProtonVPN, by the same developers. Privacy is now a big thing, with many...

Why I Switched from Todoist to Things 3

I used to be an avid user of Todoist. The app was available on all platforms, even web, and I liked the ability to set smart filters to see the tasks I wanted to, and also the karma feature. However, Todoist was missing...

Things vs Todoist

Todoist and Things 3 are some of the most popular todo apps on the market. Both have their pros and cons - Todoist is available on all platforms and has powerful sorting features, whilst Things 3 is beautifully designed and has a great...

A Look at Taskade

Taskade is a simple web application that allows you to easily manage lists, and also offer powerful collaboration features that allow you to work on lists together. You can also create lists without even creating an account or logging in. The interface is...

Speed Up Your Internet In 30 Seconds with Cloudflare 1.1.1.1

Cloudflare recently released 1.1.1.1, their public DNS service, designed to speed up your internet connection. Whilst OpenDNS and Google DNS do exist, Cloudflare place an emphasis on privacy, promising to wipe all DNS query logs in 24 hours. So, what is a DNS?...

Using the Pomodoro Technique with Habitica

I rediscovered Habitica at the start of this year, 2019, and fell in love with it. Despite reviewing it in 2017, and using it for some time, my use of Habitica eventually tapered off as the year wore on. However, I've started using...

A Look At GitKraken – My Favourite GUI for Git

I've been using Git since I started programming in 2014. I usually used the Git command line, as it was powerful and relatively easy to use. However, when I discovered GitKraken, that changed, and I've rarely had to open up the command line...

Due 2 – Effective Reminders

I recently started using Due in conjunction with my task manager of choice, Things 3. The thing that Due gives me that Things does not is the persistent reminders that it gives me. This means that if I set a task, it constantly...

1Password Review

I recently started using 1Password to manage passwords when I realised that all my accounts shared the same password. 1Password is the password manager I chose to manage my passwords, and for many reasons, including the watchtower feature and the ability to generate...