Tag Archive: Writing


Scrivener 2 cuts the clutter to keep your writing front and center [Deals]

If you write on a computer, you know how much of a mess it can be to keep on top of your notes, drafts, research, edits, etc. Luckily there’s Scrivener 2, an app that’s all about keeping the many parts of your writing process in one place. It’s won awards for its ability to streamline […]

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Only hours left to save big on this popular writing assistant app–Scrivener 2 [Deals]

Anyone who writes on a computer knows the mental juggling routine involved in keeping track of research, notes, drafts and edits. Scrivener 2 offers a way to consolidate the whole process in one place, making for a much more efficient and less time consuming writing process. The award-winning app has also been a hit with […]

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Sorkin’s secret to writing Steve Jobs movie? Panic

By taking place as a series of backstage vignettes at different product launches, the upcoming Steve Jobs movie is sure to be different to any other Jobs movie we’ve seen before. In a new interview, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin laid out his reasons for writing the movie in the way he did. The secret? A whole […]

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Founder of AnandTech retires from tech writing to work for Apple

If you love learning about the technical intricacies of your favorite gadgets, chances are you’ve heard of the website AnandTech. The founder of the 17-year-old site, Anand Lal Shimpi, has been a highly regarded tech reviewer for years. Over the…

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How to use two powerful tools to collaborate on writing projects

These days you can easily share data and collaborate on almost anything, from Rdio playlists to photo streams. But when it comes to plain old written text, your options are terrible. You’re pretty much caught between working on a shared…

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What Microsoft’s new CEO could learn about writing from Steve Jobs

Outspoken ex-Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée has never been afraid to speak his mind, even when contradicting the most powerful Silicon Valley executives. But even by Gassée’s usual standard, he doesn’t have kind words for Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella. Having…

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Letter, A Beautiful Markdown App Just For Writing Emails

  Have you ever responded to an e-mail from your boss with some angry knee-jerk reply, then you’ve accidentally sent it, only to regret it later as you sweep the contents of your desk into a cardboard filing box? Me…

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Writer Pro: The Ultimate Writing Tool For Mac, iPad And iPhone Is Here

In the world of minimalist text editors that do geeky things like support Markdown, iA Writer is one of the best. Made by Information Architects in Tokyo, the app has sold over 1,000,000 copies in the App Store since its release in…

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Livescribe 3 Is Fantastic, Right Up Until It Sends Your Writing To Your iPad [Review]

Livescribe 3 Smartpen byLivescribe Category: Works With: Price: From $ 150 Spoiler: Writing with ink on paper is still way better than stabbing at a hard glass screen with a soft rubbery tip. Double spoiler: writing with a ballpoint pen which…

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4 Simple OS X Typing & Writing Tricks for All Mac Users

OS X has a handful of typing tools that can help Mac users of just about any skill level improve their writing skills and typing abilities. Whether someone is just learning how to type and needs a few pointers for common errors, to help recalling words, or even diversifying word choice and language a bit, that’s what these four simple tricks come in.

Mac typing tricks

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