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A review of the Microsoft Surface Ergonomic keyboard

A review of the Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard

The Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard may not be an Apple accessory, but it's a great keyboard that most people will enjoy using.

Our favorite keyboard for iPad

Our Favorite iPad Keyboard

The iPad is a great device for all sorts of work, but an external keyboard can make it even better.


Our Favorite Apps for Writing

Atom

The best text editor for macOS

Atom

Atom’s price, functionality, and approachability when it comes to package management and settings make it our choice for the best text editor for macOS for most people.
TextExpander

Apps we love

TextExpander

We love TextExpander because it works across multiple platforms (including Windows), is easy to set up and use, and has a straight-forward business model.
MarsEdit

The best WordPress client for macOS

MarsEdit

MarsEdit is a powerful and convenient WordPress client for macOS that is easy to use, full of features, and well-designed.
Google Docs

The best online, collaborative document editing suite

Google Docs

Google Docs is the best online, collaborative document editing suite because it's dependable, easy to use, and easy to share with others.
Bear

The best note-taking app for iPhone and iPad

Bear

Bear is our favorite notes app for its power and ease-of-use, while Notes.app is our favorite all-around notes app for its deep integration in iOS.
Ulysses

The Best Pro Writing App for Mac (and iOS)

Ulysses

Ulysses is the best pro writing app because it's easy to use, not distracting, and extremely powerful.
MindNode 5

The best mind mapping app

MindNode 5

MindNode is our favorite mind mapping app because it features an easy, beautiful design, solid syncing, and plenty of import and export options for your workflow.
Airmail

The Best Third-Party Email App for Mac

Airmail

Airmail is a beautifully-designed mail app for OS X that makes email a quick task with Markdown support, the ability to send emails to other apps, and more.
Byword

Our favorite Markdown writing app for the Mac

Byword

Byword strikes the perfect balance of being simple, delightful, customizable, and powerful.
iA Writer

Our favorite Markdown writing app for iOS

iA Writer

iA Writer provides the best mix of editing tools, preview features, and exporting options in an app that's very user-friendly.
Day One

The Best Journaling App for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Day One

For a classy journaling app that works on all your devices, you can't do better than Day One.