May 12, 2024

Tidbits for 2024 Week 19

Hello world! what a fun week with new iPads and accessories. They all look amazing, but I’ll be keeping an eye on used iPad Pro’s prices. This week I finished re-reading all three 3 Body Problems books — still enjoyed them a lot. Started The Gentleman on Netflix with Ana, and we both seemed to have clicked on it. I’m also closer to buying yet-another-ereader, thanks to this article.

  • October: get highlights off Kobo send them to Readwise. FLOSS for Windows, macOS and Linux.

  • ‎Now Playing Plus: ‎WatchOS Complication for to audio controls, without needed to hunt around in the App List or Dock.

  • uFocus: minimal and free text editor for macOS/iOS. Been around for a few years and has some good reviews. Not sure how I missed it.

  • Reminder Sync for Obsidian: if Siri is getting smarter this year, I think I’d be using it this year.

  • Calendr: FLOSS Menu bar calendar for macOS. I’m taking a break from Fantastical, and this is the best alternative I’ve found.

  • Phanpy: Minimalistic opinionated Mastodon web client. I love Ivory, but sometimes you just want a quick glance at what’s happening online, and this is a great way.


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