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

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...

Aukey KM-G6 Keyboard Review

The Aukey KM-G6 is a mechanical keyboard made for those on a budget. Featuring LED backlight keys with lighting animations and gaming lighting configurations, and also having a full mechanical keyset, the Aukey KM-G6 is a great keyboard for anyone who wants a...

Habitica – Gamify Your Tasks

Habitica is a gamified habit tracking app that allows you to improve the habits you have, keep track of tasks you want to complete every day, and manage your todos. There are tons of habit management apps like Streaks and task managers like...

Fantastical 2 Review

Fantastical 2 is a fast and easy to use calendar and reminders app, that integrates with the calendar accounts set up on the built-in iOS Calendar apps and the reminders app. With natural language inputs, snooze for alerts and night mode, Fantastical 2...

Download Entire Pages on iOS with Offline Pages

Offline Pages allows you to download entire pages as you see them on Safari, with all formatting, documents and embedded videos, so you can view them wherever you are offline1. With clever features such as auto update, intelligent link connection and more, Offline...