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What we published, and links of note

Here are the things we published this week and last, as well as some great link material. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter and RSS.

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Update: The best Pinboard app for iOS »

The best app Pinboard app for iOS

After buying and testing far more Pinboard apps than any sane person should, we’ve concluded that Pinner is the best of the bunch. But believe me, it’s a close call. We updated the review this week to reflect many changes to the top Pinboard apps, but Pinner is still our pick.

Edwin Leong’s Mac and iOS setup »

Edwin Leong’s Mac and iOS setup

Edwin Leong is a Senior Compliance Analyst with the British Columbia Securities Commission in Vancouver, and also a photographer.

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Creating custom Perspectives in OmniFocus »

One of the most powerful features a task manager like OmniFocus offers is the ability to filter your tasks and projects to show you only what you want to see at any given moment.

Mike Schmitz takes us through the process and some use cases for creating custom Perspectives in OmniFocus.

How to download your entire Spotify library on iOS »

Spotify, the best music streaming service, contains millions of tracks. This makes it easy to completely ditch local music synced with iTunes, but one negative to streaming is that you need to be online to listen. This doesn’t work when you are on a plane or somewhere else with low connectivity. Luckily, you can download your entire Spotify library to your iOS device if you have enough free space.

Six Colors: Apple software updates galore »

Apple released a slew of software updates this week, including macOS 10.12.4, iOS 10.3, watchOS 3.2, and more. To keep track of all the updates and their key features, Dan Moren (Six Colors) wrote a handy cheat sheet that breaks it all down. Remember to play it safe when it comes to updates — make sure you back up your data before installing new OS versions!

This Free Tool Plays “Bad Cop” with Your Clients (Sponsor) »

Tiny Reminder is a simple productivity tool for freelancers and consultants. Need content or files on time? Tired of nagging people? We’ll play “bad cop” for you with friendly notifications! Just build a simple form, set a reminder schedule, and add recipients.

It works great for collecting content, feedback, files, bios, or anything else. What’s best, this tool is forever free — sign up today at tinyreminder.com.


Our thanks to Tiny Reminder for sponsoring the site this week.