Intentional Twitter Usage

There are several narratives that exist through my blog posts. Productivity apps, Workflows and me trying to quit social media. The latest news in accordance with the latter, is trying to use Twitter more intentionally and it’s working very well.
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My Favourite Drafts 5 Actions

Despite Drafts being around for ages, I am very new to using it for any length of time. I’ve already posted about my love of the app after giving it a chance, so I won’t go into that here but thought I’d share some of my most used and favourite actions.
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Notability 8.0

One of my most used apps Notability got a huge update today. I use this for marking up PDF, signing documents I receive through email, taking hand written notes and even the occasional doodle in brain storming sessions.
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Workflow - Things Attachments Using Bear

I’ve made no secret that I have been crying out for the ability to add attachment to Things 3. I love the app but this is the only thing that is keeping me using Todoist for work related reminders. I have tried loads of different options and work arounds, been helped out along the way, but could never find something good enough. This isn’t perfect but the best way is...
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Workflow - Idea To Drafts And Things

After giving it some time I am very happy with doing all my blog writing in Drafts 5. Unfortunately due to Workflow’s slowing updates, actions take ages to update and I have been stuck on a way to update my old Bear for ideas Workflow. Luckily using Drafts actions and the robust URL scheme I’ve been able to get this going again.
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Workflow - Shopping List In Things

As I slowly split my life into different sections, and live a life with different apps for home and work - Things 3 has become vitally important. It takes a more relaxed approach than Todoist and allows me to remember things to do but not feel stressed about them.
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Icro For Micro.blog

I have been trying to escape social media for a long time now. I love being social and sharing things, but I don’t want all the abuse and other issues that go with it. I went backwards and forwards with micro.blog a little while ago. Decided to try and build my own, but I’ve really settled into using the platform since adopting Drafts. The original app for iOS is a...
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Missing The Accessibility Angle

Believe it or not it was Google I/O keynote yesterday! I completely missed this until the event was on, not sure if it is publicised less or I take less of an interest now. Even so Google put all of their eggs in the AI basket and also demonstrated loads of updates to Android. Throw in a few self driving cars for good measure, but most controversially Google Assistant voice...
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Finding A Use For Drafts App

It has been a while since I have been genuinely excited to dive into a new app. After my initial trepidation, and following the massive buzz around the 5th instalment of Drafts app, I decided to give it a chance and I am so glad I did.
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Google Tasks Launched

Google have launched the latest in its suite of apps, the simply named Google tasks. This aims to make sure you get all of those tasks done you’ve been putting off (forgetting). It provides integration between Gmail and other Google services but unfortunately not much else.
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