The DEVONtechnologies Blog

May 27, 2020

New Book: Taking Smart Notes

Kourosh Dini, author of the excellent book Creating Flow with OmniFocus 3, has just released a brand new book: Taking Smart Notes with DEVONthink. Learn the basics of DEVONthink, build databases with the Zettelkasten method, and automate your workflows with scripts and macros that come with the book. (more)

May 26, 2020

Wear a Mask

Daring Fireball’s John Gruber doesn’t get tired from repeating it: Wearing a face mask keeps the virus from spreading, and we agree. Masks are here to stay for a while and we think it’s time to make them part of our daily fashion. Make them yourself or get one from local shops or online. There’s even one with our logo on it. (more)

May 19, 2020

DEVONagent in the Menubar

In the DEVONagent line of products, we have two utilities: DEVONagent Express and DEVONagent Lite. These are both menubar applications that allow for quick web searches when you don’t need the full power of DEVONagent Pro. (more)

May 14, 2020

DEVONthink 3.5

DEVONthink 3.5 is a major update for our document and information manager for Mac. It addresses many suggestions from our user community and brings an enhanced sidebar, new automation options, and more. (more)

May 7, 2020

DEVONthink on the Radio

Podcasts are the new radio. And so DEVONthink was mentioned “on the radio” more than once in the last few weeks. We were delighted to listen to Stephen Hackett talking about how he collects and manages his extraordinary knowledge of Apple history now in DEVONthink. And Federico Viticci thinks about using our products for his summer project: his review of the next version of iOS and iPadOS. (more)

April 30, 2020

Rose’s DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. In the second episode that we’ve sponsored, Scotty interviews Rose and explores her setup, architecture, and usage of DEVONthink to organize her projects, studies, reference material, version control, and life. (more)

April 2, 2020

Thank You for Helping Us

The current COVID-19 pandemic affects us all, everywhere. As a small software manufacturer we are not mission critical. But we want to do at least something. Starting this week we offer all medical personnel and people working in disaster relief the same discount that we usually only give to students, educators, and selected NPOs. (more)

April 2, 2020

Scotty's DEVONthink Setup

We love Rosemary Orchard and Scott Jackson’s productivity podcast Nested Folders. And so we sponsored two bonus episodes. The first one just went live with Rose interviewing Scotty and exploring how he approached the product, set up the first databases, and now uses it to organize his files, reference material, and life. (more)

March 24, 2020

Using Our Tools in the Pandemic

COVID-19 is everywhere, in the news, blogs, podcasts, but also quite literally. We’re all giving our best to adjust our lives to the new rules that will impact our societies for quite some time. We don’t want to give you yet another list of tips for how to work from home. Instead, we asked our user community how they use our products to cope with the current situation. (more)