An update to MindNode that we love, a reader’s iPhone setup, an article on dealing with email, and more

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Update: The best mind mapping app for Mac and iOS »

The best mind mapping app for Mac and iOS

There are many very good options for mind mapping software to help you capture and organize your ideas, but we think that MindNode 5 is the best for most people because it has a beautiful design, is easy to use, supports very reliable iCloud sync, and there are just enough import/export options to be a really useful tool in almost any workflow.

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Paul Morris’ iPhone setup »

Paul Morris' iPhone setup

Paul Morris is the Director of Development for Elevate Oregon, and has worked in nonprofit fundraising for almost 25 years.

Stop leaving emails in your inbox »

For some people, email is not a problem to be solved, but for the majority of the population, this is a subject that has a negative connotation. Whether itโ€™s guilt, stress, or anxiety, email is often accompanied by a feeling of being weighed down.

It doesnโ€™t have to be this way.

While there are a lot of different strategies for how to manage email well, this article will focus on just one. Namely, dealing with emails that tend to sit in your inbox for days (or weeks) at a time.

How to use Alfred with Ulysses on macOS »

One of the apps I rely on while using macOS is Alfred. If you havenโ€™t used it before, I recommend you check out our review. Here at The Sweet Setup, we are also big fans of Ulysses. We think itโ€™s the best writing up for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

What if I told you that you could combine the superpowers of these two apps? Oh, itโ€™s possible, and Iโ€™m going to tell you how.

Stop losing your ideas and notes to multiple apps…

Learn Ulysses

An online course to help you save time, organize your notes, and master the best writing app for Mac and iOS: Ulysses.

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Overcast updated to version 4.1 »

Overcast, our favorite podcast client for iOS, was updated to version 4.1 last week. Overcast has been my go-to app for podcasts since day one, and this update is a big reason why. Itโ€™s continually improved with tweaks that I never even knew I wanted. So whatโ€™s new in version 4.1?

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