Mac and iOS tip: a quick way to type accents

Mac and iOS tip: a quick way to type accents

They say you learn something new every day. I’m not sure about that but last night I discovered something through Twitter that I never knew about: a quick way to generate foreign accents on the Mac and on iOS. Foreign accents on Windows were always a nightmare...
Why I got rid of Adblock Plus

Why I got rid of Adblock Plus

For years I’ve used an ad blocker, usually the ubiquitous AdBlock Plus. Why wouldn’t you? Pages load more quickly. And I very rarely click on ads anyway. But now I’ve made a conscious decision to stop. It’s a personal one. You’ll probably feel differently. But after...
Dark mode in Ulysses… yes it works

Dark mode in Ulysses… yes it works

I’m a big fan of writing full screen with no menus, no distractions, nothing but text and any ideas or notes I want included. But dark mode? You get it in lots of apps these days and frankly I always thought it was a gimmick. Then, while struggling with...
A book diary in action

A book diary in action

I wrote here the other day about the very neat diary app Journey. Well today it’s Friday and, for me, this is the day of the week when a book diary really comes into play. Here’s what I will do when the week’s writing comes to a close. Make a note of...