Tag Archive: Documents


How to Summarize Lengthy Documents & Pages in Mac OS

If you’ve ever encountered a lengthy document or webpage that you want the gist of, but don’t have the time to read or scan through, you can use the excellent Summarize Service in Mac OS X to summarize the text for you. Summarize is adjustable as well, meaning you can choose how dense or light … Read More

How to Delete Documents & Data on iPhone or iPad

If you have noticed your iPhone is low on storage space, or perhaps you are just browsing your storage settings, you might discover that certain apps have a large “Documents & Data” storage footprint and inordinately large storage burden in iOS. We’ll cover what Documents & Data actually are, and also how to delete the … Read More

Jump to a Line Number in TextEdit Documents on the Mac

TextEdit is a surprisingly handy Mac app that is mostly underutilized and under appreciated, and while it’s certainly not going to compete with the abilities of pro text editors like BBEdit and TextWrangler, it can function as a simple code editor in a pinch. One of the quintessential features of any good text editor is … Read More

How to Sign Documents with the Mac Trackpad Using Preview for OS X

The Mac Preview app has long included the ability to digitally sign documents with a signature, but up until the most recent versions of OS X, users had to basically sign a piece of paper and then use the Macs front-facing camera to ‘scan’ and digitize the signature. That has changed with OS X 10.10 … Read More

Scan documents anywhere and at any time with Doxie Go [Deals]

Every day, we receive countless pieces of paper: Receipts, important notes, and more. Typically, we put those pieces of paper into our pockets and promise ourselves we’ll sort and file them later – but we rarely do. Now you can…Read more ›

How to Password Protect Pages, Keynote, & Numbers Documents in iOS

The iWork suite of productivity apps include Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and each of them allow users to password protect individual documents. In practice, this means that a document created within iWork in iOS, OS X, or iCloud, can be safely locked with built-in encryption, and the document can not be opened or viewed without … Read More

Amazon Integrates Kindle Documents With Your Cloud Drive

I must admit, I got pretty excited just now when I got an email from Amazon telling me that my Kindle documents had been integrated with my Cloud Drive. At last, I thought, I can easily upload personal documents and…Read more ›

Spotlight Potential: See The Full File Path Of Found Documents [OS X Tips]

Spotlight is crazy useful to find stuff on your Mac. Just hit Command-Space on your keyboard and type in the name of files, words from in text files, the kind of document you want, or even the date when you…Read more ›

Readdle’s Documents 5 Focuses On iOS 7 Redesign And App Ecosystem

This past week Readdle released Documents 5, the big iOS 7 redesign of their popular document manager. The download is a free update to existing users, and it brings a much-needed design refresh and several feature additions. Readdle makes a…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Notebooks 7 Lets You Easily Store All Your Documents In One Location

If you’re constantly switching between devices while also handling large quantities of different document types, finding one app that allows you to easily sync them with each other is essential. That is pretty much the remit of the newly-launched Notebooks…Read more ›    [Read More…]