iPad vs iMac – Document translation Spanish to English

Which is best iPad vs iMac – iOS or macOS I had a rather long document in Spanish I needed to translate into English. I decided I would start by doing this task on my iPad. The document was a PDF, so I needed to use something which would allow me to select text copied to the clipboard ready to be translated. My PDF app of choice is PDF Expert Read More …

iPhone Automation Scripts Get The Job Done

What apps do you need to be efficient and productive? Let’s look at iPhone automation scripts. Which apps should you buy for your iOS devices? Seems easy to spend money when buying applications for the iPhone and iPad. It’s not like spending real money. You click a button and you have the software you bought and no cash is actually moved one place to another. You only notice it later Read More …

Voice Dream iOS text to speech

  I have to say that I am really pleased with the application called Voice Dream. I got this application because I wanted to have something to listen to when I’d run out of downloaded podcasts. VoiceDream is a useful tool to have when I am out of podcasts in my podcast listing application Overcast. What I do is to load up some PDF documents or I can load up Read More …

How to have email privacy on iOS

So you have spent some time in setting up Open PGP on your Mac. You are happy now you can send secure emails from your desktop or laptop computer. The only trouble is, sometimes you are away from your OS X computer and you receive an email that has been sent to you encrypted. Or maybe you would like to send an encrypted email from your iPad or your iPhone. Read More …

This week with my iOS device – Automation

What have I been doing with my iPad and iPhone? This week has been a week of trying out automation on my iOS devices using the new application called Workflow. I have been downloading workflows created by other people and I have made small attempts at making my own workflows within the app. I haven’t had an awful lot of success so far, but I haven’t given up yet. I Read More …

A wealth of applications on iOS – Part Two

In part one of the post you can find out about the Note taking strategies I have for creating and grabbing text on iOS Read part one of this article Saved notes – Not written These sorts of notes are the notes where are you select some text on a webpage or in another application. It could also be a selection which is rich text including a picture or pictures. Read More …