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

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...

Spark Mail – Love Your Email Again

I've been using Spark by Readdle to manage my email since it's release now - its the only email app I've found for iOS that simply works - notifications, sending and receiving all works great with no hassle, that other email apps handled...

How I use Things 3

I recently switched from Todoist to Things 3. I really liked Todoist - it worked great on every platform I used it on, and I liked the karma feature. However, I kept forgetting the deadlines of specific tasks, and this meant that I...