Articles for Writing
The Best Notes App for iPad
Best iPad Notes Apps
No matter your needs, one of the following notes apps are bound to have you covered on Apple’s latest iPads.
GoodNotes vs. Notability: A Comparison Review of the Best Handwriting Notes Apps for iPad
Goodnotes vs. Notability
A Comparison of the Best Note-Taking Apps
Ulysses, Bear, or Apple Notes? A Comparison of the Best Note-Taking, Writing, and Research Apps
A Comparison of Ulysses, Apple Notes, and Bear
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
The Best Evernote Replacement App for Long-Term Research
Keep It is a powerful and feature-rich research app that offers feature parity between both iOS and macOS platforms.
The Best App for Taking Handwritten Notes on an iPad
The best app for writing notes by hand on the iPad is GoodNotes because of its great UI, great Pencil support and writing feel, and search features.
The best text editor for macOS
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.
Apps we love
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.
The best WordPress client for macOS
MarsEdit is a powerful and convenient WordPress client for macOS that is easy to use, full of features, and well-designed.
The best online, collaborative document editing suite
Google Docs is the best online, collaborative document editing suite because it's dependable, easy to use, and easy to share with others.
The best note-taking app for iPhone and iPad
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.
The Best Pro Writing App for Mac (and iOS)
Ulysses is the best pro writing app because it's easy to use, not distracting, and extremely powerful.
The Best Mind Mapping App
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.
The Best Third-Party Email App for Mac
Spark is a beautifully-designed mail app for macOS that makes email a quick task with plenty of service integrations, the ability to send emails to other apps, and more.
Our favorite Markdown writing app for the Mac
Byword strikes the perfect balance of being simple, delightful, customizable, and powerful.
Our favorite Markdown writing app for iOS
iA Writer provides the best mix of editing tools, preview features, and exporting options in an app that's very user-friendly.
The Best Journaling App for iPhone, iPad, and Mac
For a classy journaling app that works on all your devices, you can't do better than Day One.