Why I Gave Up Evernote

I used to prefer Evernote (why) over other productivity apps. I thought I’d never do it, but I have moved from Evernote to Apple Notes. Here are the reasons why; in random order. Mobile Sync  Cross-device Evernote sync messes up my shortcuts within the app. After carefully organizing the shortcuts on my Mac, I turn … Continue reading Why I Gave Up Evernote

Why I Prefer Evernote

Update: I don’t prefer Evernote any longer, the post below is outdated. Check my post Why I Gave Up Evernote . I am asked frequently why I picked Evernote over its competitors. Here are my subjective reasons in alphabetical order. AppleScript support. With very little programming knowledge, anyone can use AppleScript to automate Evernote tasks. I wrote scripts … Continue reading Why I Prefer Evernote

How To Merge GMail’s Important Folder into Apple Inbox

There is an annoying problem experieced by Apple Mail users with GMail accounts. GMail creates a virtual mailbox called “Important”, which displays your seemingly important mails. That’s all good and fine until you attempt to access GMail over Apple Mail application on your Mac. What happens is, the e-mails in your “Important” folder don’t show … Continue reading How To Merge GMail’s Important Folder into Apple Inbox

Evernote Daily Progress Report

I manage my life plans and todo lists in Evernote; both personal and business. For every task I need to work on, I have a corresponding Evernote item. A typical work day ends with a review of what I did on that day. A clever Evernote search query returns me just that: tag:”#ecz” updated:day #ecz … Continue reading Evernote Daily Progress Report

No Instant Defective Device Replacement at Apple Online Store Turkey

Summary I ordered a new iPad from the Apple Online Store Turkey, which had a minor defect on its screen. Apple support said that I would have to wait 10 days for a replacement. Brick & mortar Apple stores do instant replacements in such cases; therefore, I don’t recommend anyone using the online store for … Continue reading No Instant Defective Device Replacement at Apple Online Store Turkey

How To Correct The Local File Glitch of Spotify on a Mac

Recently, I have experienced & solved a minor glitch of Spotify on my Mac. I would like to share the solution with everyone out there. I have deleted a large quantity of local MP3 files “because of reasons”. After I restarted Spotify, I have experienced two problems: The deleted files were still listed under “Local … Continue reading How To Correct The Local File Glitch of Spotify on a Mac