Ulysses for iPhone right around the corner


Beta trial started

The Markdown-based writing tool preferred by a decent amount of authors, bloggers and writers, Ulysses*, is currently available for Mac and iPad only. The iOS version will soon become universal for Ipad (Pro) and iPhone. In addition there will be support for all the new and shiny features iOS9 arrived with, such as Split-View or Slide-over. Writers eager to give the app an in-depth beta test drive can as of now apply to participate in the beta program. Read more…

Dropbox buries Mailbox – what now?


6 Alternatives to Apple Mail and Microsoft Outlook

By the end of February 2016 Dropbox will close the lid on Mailbox – one of the most popular email clients in the Apple hemisphere. Should you be on the search for an alternative while not being inclined to choose one of the big players - Apple Mail or Microsoft Outlook - don't worry! We collected a quick list of recommendable apps that could possibly bridge the gap:

CloudMagic Email*
Dispatch - Email meets GTD*
Spark by Readdle*

Airmail 2*

We'd like to know what you guys think: What is your email client of choice and why? Please comment below.

App of the Week: Day One


The best journaling app for Mac, iPad and iPhone

For some things in life there's just no middle ground - journaling seems to be one of those. From "why give a heck anyway" to "analogue or digital" and to the question, what exactly should be documented for the future self, there is a broad variety of opinions available. Read more…

App of the Week: iMachine 2 for iOS


Complete sound studio in your pocket

Every Friday the App of the Week - our new GeekOut series - introduces a recommendable App for iOS or OSX. iMaschine 2* by Native Instruments is first in line. This nifty tool makes recording, sampling, mixing and sharing of whole songs a breeze. Read more…

First Look: Ulysses 2 for Mac and iPad


New iPad app and a refurbished Mac version

The Soulmen GbR from Leipzig, Germany recently overhauled their Markdown word processor app Ulysses* for big boys with a free update to 2.0. The new version blends in beautifully with Yosemite and has been carefully enhanced through many improvements. In addition there is now a full-featured and highly anticipated iPad app* to complement the road warrior setup perfectly. Read more…

Review: 2Do for Mac and iOS


Be careful what you wish for

2Do offers a lot. The feature you are searching for is not integrated in your current choice of task manager? Chances are *really* high that 2Do not only features it but implements it in a functionally and aesthetically pleasing way. Surprisingly, this holds true especially for the mobile apps. So is 2Do where all search for a good task manager ends? While you can get really happy with the plethora of options offered the real challenge is to pick your set of features wisely. Read more…

Review: Typed for Mac


New Markdown-powered text editor

Realmac Software today released Typed for Mac: a new sleek and puristic text editor that sets out to reinstate the joy of writing. I was able to preview the app and am going to walk you through: Read more…