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Notebook 2.0; Notebook 3.5; Omnioutliner Professional 3.1; Notetaker 1.9.4

Friday, May 10, 2013

One class of Mac application currently going through a renaissance is the outliner: a tool for ordering your thoughts hierarchically. In the mid–1990s we saw most word-processing and presentation applications include some form of outlining feature, which at the time made sense, seen as a way for writers to plan documents, or for managers to order an argument. But with the enormous availability of raw data via the Web, emails, and databases, the outliner has a new role: as information organiser. We look at four current top-dog contenders.

Raspberry Pi

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

No review is ever written in isolation, absent from context. Usually, you can guess the reviewer's bias within a few paragraphs, and compensate accordingly. He hates LCD display quality, she dislikes proprietary software, they yearn for the days of full bandwidth vinyl. You get the idea.

Irisnotes Executive 1.0 Digital Pen

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Composed of standard looking battery-powered pen and rechargeable receiver module, the IRISNotes Executive aims to relieve some of the tedium of transcribing handwritten notes by converting your scribblings into useable text and drawings.

Apple Mac Mini Server 2.66ghz

Monday, September 27, 2010

The new Mac mini with Snow Leopard Server has surely been taking tips from Doctor Who's TARDIS – despite being cut from a single block of aluminium, it must somehow be bigger on the inside – how else could one shoehorn that amount of hardware into such a small form-factor?

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