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August 11, 2020

How to Find and Remove Duplicates

Duplicate files are not uncommon on our computers. Sometimes we’ve copied a file somewhere, then forgot about the copy. Or maybe we’ve re-imported files we don’t remember importing previously. Along with the large capacity hard drives so common today, it’s easy to end up with extra copies. Here is an application to help avoid importing duplicates or just clean them off your hard drive. (more)

August 4, 2020

How to Sync by Wire

Bonjour is a wonderful technology that allows us to connect to devices or services by name instead of a hard to remember IP address, a number that can and does change! DEVONthink can sync via Bonjour on a local network, but only if the traffic is allowed. Here’s one way to work around that … (more)

July 28, 2020

Save Space with Shallow Sync

Many times people will create large databases in DEVONthink and want to sync them to their iOS devices. But there may not be a lot of available space on the iPhone or iPad. DEVONthink To Go has a sync option that may allow you to sync the databases within the space you have. (more)

July 21, 2020

Take a Break, with Mahjong

Screenshot © Kristanix Games

As the old saying goes, “All work and no play…”, well you know the rest. Sometimes you just need a little break and playing a quick game is often a good choice. Something not too involved or deep, but one you can finish during a short relaxation break. Here’s a good option to try… (more)

July 7, 2020

Write a Little Better

Composing in any application by typing is always susceptible to typing or grammatical errors. A few options in DEVONthink can help spot, or sometimes even fix, some of those issues. Here’s how… (more)

June 30, 2020

What's For Dinner?

Cooking is a favorite pasttime of many, and many are learning or rekindling cooking skills during lockdown. But making the same old, same old meals can get tiresome. Here’s how DEVONagent can be used to find some new recipes. (more)

June 23, 2020

Is Sync “Slow”?

Today’s network speeds are indeed much faster than in the past. The speed and availability of networks are a marvel compared to what we had in the past. But at times, sync can seem like it’s running a bit slowly. (more)

June 16, 2020

Smart Groups in DEVONthink To Go

One of the features in DEVONthink on the Mac that is on our future enhancement list but not not yet implemented in DEVONthink To Go, is local smart groups. But that doesn’t mean there are no smart groups available. (more)

June 9, 2020

How to Quickly Present Documents

There may be times when you need to show a quick presentation. But maybe you don’t have the time to generate files to be used in an application like Keynote or PowerPoint. If you ever have the need to create a simple ad-hoc slideshow, DEVONthink may be of use. (more)

June 2, 2020

A Desktop Pond

Many people have found benefit in watching fish in aquariums or ponds. The gentle movement and quiet sounds can provide a very calming effect. Wouldn’t it be nice to sit pond-side no matter where your computer is? Koi Pond 3D for macOS may be just what you need. (more)