Tech

Ditching Apple’s ecosystem

The catch of using an all-encompassing ecosystem is that once you stop using part of it, the rest seems much less enticing. This is exactly what happened when I ‘left’ Windows several years ago, seduced by Apple’s simplified user experience. Now it feels like time to go back the other way. Do I look at…

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Why are ebook readers so limited?

Printed books are physical, fixed formats, designed for a specific size — the font size and so forth can’t be altered later on. Ebooks are digital files, read by software, formatting, like: margins, font types and sizes, font and background colour can be changed in the software. This is one of the fundamental advantages of…

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Writing apps

There are many ways to write articles, reports, blog posts, and creative fiction, from something as cheap as using an HB pencil with scrap paper, to writing with a handmade ink pen on a leather bound notebook. There’s no right or wrong method, and some people still use a typewriter. For me, and, I assume,…

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Publishing to WordPress from Scrivener (iOS)

Scrivener for macOS is a powerful, do anything app that compiles (Scrivener’s word for export) to a variety of formats — it’s my go-to app for long form writing, especially when I’m printing out a formatted manuscript. More often these days, I’m publishing to a digital file, or simply copy and pasting from Scrivener into…

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