The DEVONtechnologies Blog

November 13, 2019

Autumn Updates

New season, new releases. For this autumn we have prepared updates for our freeware apps ThumbsUp and XMenu as well as for DEVONthink To Go for you. (more)

November 12, 2019

Stop Your Devices Phoning Home

The Pi-Hole administration console shows which and how many requests it has blocked.

No matter what we do online there are companies trying to follow us, learn more about what we do, and build profiles. Some web sites contain more tracking code than actual content. On the web you can use ad blockers and search engines like DuckDuckGo or Startpage but there's little you can do about apps on your iPhone or your Amazon Echo calling someone you don't what them to talk to. (more)

October 31, 2019

DEVONsphere 1.9.4

As if macOS Catalina wouldn't be scary enough, here's our Halloween update for DEVONsphere Express. We've made version 1.9.4 scream to make it work better with Catalina and to support the native Nisus Writer file format. (more)

October 29, 2019

How to Enter Emojis Quicker

Emoji. They're the digital equivalent of the little doodles we'd draw when passing notes to each other. Built into macOS, you can call up the Emoji & Symbols palette while you're typing. MacBooks with Touch Bar also have a dedicated key for emoji. For even quicker access to emojis there's an neat menubar application: Rocket, by Matthew Palmer. (more)

October 21, 2019

Clip to DEVONthink and Safari 13

Safari 13 no longer supports traditional browser extensions. With DEVONthink 3 we have rewritten the whole Clip to DEVONthink experience and integrated it into the application. But what if you're not ready to upgrade yet? Don't panic. Our browser extensions for Firefox and Chrome continue to work just fine. (more)

October 16, 2019

DEVONagent 3.11.2

The arrival of a new major release of macOS usually also marks the time for maintenance updates bringing compatibility changes. Today we've released DEVONagent 3.11.2. (more)

October 14, 2019

Don't Install Catalina (Yet)

In recent weeks we have written a few times about macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple's latest version of the Mac operating system. Even though Apple officially released the upgrade last week, it has numerous very rough edges that can even stop you from getting any actual work done on your Mac. (more)

October 11, 2019

Take Control of DEVONthink 3

When we released DEVONthink 3 we told you that an updated edition of Joe Kissell's popular ebook Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink would be in the works and that we'd make it available for free. (more)

October 8, 2019

DEVONagent and Catalina

If you are a DEVONagent user and plan to upgrade to macOS Catalina we recommend that you wait a moment before you hit the Upgrade button. There's a minor incompatibility that keeps the application's splash screen from being closed. You can expect a free maintenance update for DEVONagent that addresses this issue later this month. (more)

October 2, 2019

DEVONthink 3.0.1

Our first update brings several improvements and fixes for DEVONthink 3. We recommend this free update to all users of DEVONthink 3. Get it directly by using the app’s update function or our Download page. You can find a longer description by choosing Help > Release Notes inside the application. (more)