Tackling the Stack of Undone Writing Projects If you are like me, there are any number of writing projects on your to-do list. When I find myself procrastinating on starting a project, it is often times due to the blank screen with the blinking cursor. What am I going to name the file? Did the … Continue reading Stuck with a stack of writing projects? Automate Microsoft Word documents with built-in tools
Introduction Anyone who tracks time likely uses certain phrases numerous times per day. While each time entry is unique, it often contains similar components. Those repeated phrases are prime candidates for automated text expansion. Faster billing entries are essential in today's fast moving environment. I use and recommend TextExpander (iOS) and TextExpander (Mac) (there’s also … Continue reading Use TextExpander For Faster Billing Entries
As of 2:30 pm on September 13, 2016, iOS 10 was available for my iPhone. The update is a whopping 1.2GB, but states it is "the biggest release of iOS ever." I'll be posting some thoughts on the new iOS once I've had a chance to download and test. More information on iOS 10 is … Continue reading iOS 10 Available Now
There were lots of items discussed at today's Apple event. Two big items are the new iPhone and a new Watch. The new iPhone has no headphone jack, a super fast processor, and improved camera options. Oh, and Apple no longer offers the 16GB option. Isn't it amazing that 16GB is not enough space anymore? … Continue reading iPhone 7 in your future?
Team Management Software Do you coach your kids' sports team? It's a great way to spend time with your kids. Unfortunately, the reality is volunteering to coach is more like volunteering to be the general manager or athletic director. Contacting parents with rain delays and cancellations, updating schedules, game and practice locations, it can be … Continue reading Using TeamSnap for Team Management
The Indiana Lawyer recently posted my article on being tech-ready for back to school. From the article: Some other ideas to get ready for back to school: Back up your device(s). There’s nothing worse than putting in all this electronic information and losing it due to an unforeseen event. Buy a portable battery charger for … Continue reading Back to School Tech Tips
The Write Tool I'm a big fan of using the right (write?) tool for the job. Scrivener, by Literature & Latte is one of the best writing tools I've found for organizing my writing projects and actually getting my writing out the door. Among many other things, the application allows you to collect reference materials … Continue reading Scrivener Comes to iOS
Recently, I was re-introduced to the Spark email management app for iOS. Since Mailbox by Dropbox is being retired in 2016, Spark caught my attention as a viable replacement. Several of Readdle's apps are on sale through Christmas. But, Spark is free for now. Get a discount on your favorite apps and be super productive in … Continue reading T3:40 | Spark Email Client for iOS
Smile Software for PDFpen for iPad & iPhone is on sale through Sunday December 20th. Description from Smile: Edit your PDFs anywhere you are! Sign contracts, scribble notes and highlights, make changes, fill out applications, and more on your iPhone® or iPad®! Highlight important text. Scribble freehand notes. Comment on drafts… and more. Edit the page … Continue reading PDFpen 2 iOS Apps on sale
The great mobile scanning app PDFpen Scan+ with OCR, PDF text export by SmileOnMyMac, LLC is on sale Thursday and Friday. Go get it while it's 40% off. For more on mobile scanning apps, click here.