I have now created and received two books published from Day One journal entries. The first book was a "sketchbook" of photographs I had taken and edited using some photoart apps. There was no text other than the date/time/location information automatically added by Day One. It's a delightful little book with one image per page. The… Continue reading Follow-up – Day One Book Printing
If you have an iPhone or iPad, there's one app you absolutely must have - Documents [iOS - free]. This is the Swiss Army knife of apps. With Documents, you can read Office and iWork documents, PDF documents and ePub books. You can listen to music and even watch movies. But that's not all. Documents also… Continue reading Documents – The App of All Trades
Thanks to the mobile phone, we will leave behind many more photographs than our ancestors could ever image. Not only that, but our photos will automatically include date and place information in the file. With little effort on our part, we can also add even more descriptive information - all embedded in the photo file.… Continue reading Telling Stories with Pictures
Yesterday I stumbled onto two delightfully creative iOS photo apps from an Australian company called The Lens Lab. Between them you can turn journaling into an eye-catching experience.
iOS 10 offers a number of new and useful features. The Notes app now supports live collaboration. All you do is open a note, then tap the "person" icon at the top of the screen. You can then invite others to add their thoughts/ideas using email, a text message or other apps. Think how much… Continue reading iOS 10: Collaborative Notes
This is one of my favorite photos of my aunt Caroline. It's iconic Caroline - sunglasses, cigarette and fishing pole. I love the picture but as you can see the photograph leaves a lot to be desired. Fortunately, I have some amazing apps on my iPad that can turn this photo into a work of… Continue reading Making Lemonade on the iPad
This looks interesting . . . Working from your phone or tablet can make a big difference in your productivity, but sometimes it’s still hard to match the efficiency of working at your desk. We want to change that. So today, we’re releasing a new Dropbox iOS app—and it has five new mobile productivity features… Continue reading New Dropbox for iOS App
I am a big fan of the Day One journal app [Mac - $39.99 & iOS - $4.99]. It's great for capturing both the special moments and the common ones. It's also a great place to capture your family history. The latest version (desktop and mobile) supports multiple journals. In addition to my personal journal, I… Continue reading Day One for Family History