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…

Speed up starting your Macbook


How to start new Macbooks considerably faster

The new line of Macbooks, both Pro Retina and Air, take their sweet time to fully recover from sleeping state. Sometimes it takes 10 to 20 seconds before the machine has recovered to a state where first input is even possible. The new energy saving options built into OSX are to blame for this. In this article You will learn how to avoid the hibernation hangover while not completely needing to abstain from saving some precious battery power. Read more…