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Smacking My Head Against the Desk

.. or “how to fix Apple Notes and Mail sync problems” 3 weeks of sync problems with Apple Notes Special thanks to dsobeski for sending this my way. Hopefully, this quick trick will help save someone else the endless hours of pain and suffering I endured. As you may have remember from my year end post, I have ditched Evernote and have moved back to Apple Notes. While not as robust as Evernote, it gets the job done and is quickly getting there in terms of features. ...

Author SM  |  1  min read
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A Simple Test

This week I decided to run a quick litmus test while on a quick business trip: leave the iPad at home, and bring the laptop (12” Macbook) instead. Of course, the iPhone always is with me, but this was going back to my previous workflow for the first time in 4 — 5 months. Within the first 2 hours, I was shocked at how “bulky” everything felt — from dealing with airport security, the larger power brick, reading on the plane, etc and it just got more annoying throughout the day. ...

Author SM  |  3  min read
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Crossroads

“The future is all around us, waiting, in moments of transition, to be born in moments of revelation.” It’s happening again: in less than one month, I have already begun to question the iPad Pro experiment. While I’ve been getting by just fine answering emails, writing documents, attending meetings and taking notes, there just seems to be something off with the entire experience. Remember, I started this journey again with the specific intent on shaking up my workflow; what I have quickly found is the opposite. ...

Author SM  |  3  min read