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Grid Diary makes keeping a journal as easy as filling out a form

All you have to do is answer the questions about your day, your goals, your hopes and dreams.

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How to outsource your app development

Working with outside contractors can be challenging. Here’s how to get great results from freelance developers and hired agencies.

Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac apps: Better, faster, stronger

In this edition of Mac-app updates and releases, we've got solutions for faster typing, quicker finding, better coding, easier listening, and Visio Viewing. And that's just the first five new apps.

Review: Bluenote a secure alternative to OS X's Notes

Bluenote doesn't have a ton of features, but it works as a basic app.

Mac Gems: Scapple combines a text editor with a mind-mapping app

Scapple is a promising free-form, nonlinear, mind-mapping text editor that works well on its own or with Scrivener.

Mac Gems: Highland is a minimalist, wonderful screenplay tool

Writing a script is fun. Formatting a script? Less so. Highland won't replace Final Draft for most professionals, but it's a wonderful supplemental tool for getting the most important part—the writing—on digital paper.

Review: Take notes the old-fashioned way with Penultimate for iPad

Penultimate is a solid digital alternative to your old notebook and pen, and with an elegant design to boot.

Review: Write for iPhone brings easy Markdown writing for Dropbox users

Write is a powerful text-editing app that offers shortcuts for formatting and sharing standard text files using Markdown.

TextWrangler 4.5 adds Retina support, interface improvements, and more

Bare Bones on Thursday released an update to its free text editor.

Why I'm writing on the iPad

Jason Snell says that writing on his iPad's screen is, somehow, fundamentally different than writing on his MacBook keyboard.