Category Personal Stuff

OmniFocus Scripted Updated for Exchange

Don’t forget to check the comments – the OmniFocus flag/import script has been updated to support Exchange accounts: Thanks to John Payne for working it out! When I have some free time, I’d like to put together an ‘uber-version’ that handles them all in a single file.

Hunter’s Favorite Apps, 2011 Edition

Something I’m hoping to make a tradition is to write about my favorite apps at the end of every year. I come into contact with different apps all the time – as someone that builds them for a living, I like to check out a wide variety, even if I’m not sure they’ll find a […]

OmniFocus Task Auto-Import via iOS Mail Flags

I live my life through OmniFocus. Between my iPad, iPhone and my Mac, it’s the place that I store all of my tasks and random project stuff. I subscribe to the ‘trusted system’ theory – by knowing that I won’t lose track of something if it’s in OmniFocus, I don’t stress out about my todo […]

Sharing Calendars with iCloud

One of the features that the late, great Steve Jobs talked about in June at the iCloud introduction was calendar sharing – keeping your wife/partner up to date could be easier than ever before. Well, I decided to give it a try. I’ve been running iOS 5 betas since June and upgrade to iCloud about […]

Importance of Passwords and Good Security

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears – I’m sending out this little note to you, my family, friends, colleagues, etc… Hopefully you’ll find some value in it on this lovely Saturday morning. It’s not spam. Even if you’re not plugged into tech news, you may be aware that in the past few months, there have […]

Some Great Travel Apps for iPhone

This past week, I spent some time in Colorado to see my friends at Foraker Labs to talk about some new iOS work. Boulder isn’t all that far from Santa Barbara in the grand scheme of things but it was a chance to remind myself of some of the travel apps on my iPhone and […]

It’s Not a Good Fit For Me

A friend of mine, Eric, started talking today about potentially switching from iPhone to Android. I don’t know if this is a good change for him or not – there are some people that fall into Android’s sweet spot (though I think far fewer than the sales numbers would indicate – many customers pick carrier […]

Why I Want an iPad

I’m writing this mainly for my friend @mtc. He’s said that he doesn’t understand who the iPad is made for. I think it’s made for people like me. Who am I? I use a computer all day for my job. I write software in a variety of languages for a wide array of uses: iPhone, […]

Instapaper Has Changed The Way I Read On The Web

I read a lot on the Web. I see articles all the time that look like they might be interesting. I’ll be cruising through my Twitter feed in Tweetie 2 (iPhone) or reading RSS via NetNewsWire (Mac OS X)… maybe I just found something via Google. This happens a dozen times a day at least. […]

Toying With Android and Nexus One

Over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking about porting Vegas Mate, one of my iPhone apps, to other platforms, specifically Android. I see a future where Google and Apple both have significant market-share and thus if the goal is to make mobile apps a real livelihood, it’d be a good idea to be on […]