Category: Web

Returning to Simplenote

I've used Google Keep for a year (I guess), but I've decided to return to Simplenote. I used both the Android and web version of Google Keep, but syncing notes on Android's Keep to the server is an annoying process. I would need to turn the background data on (which I don't usually do, to … Continue reading Returning to Simplenote

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Cross-platform, Offline Note Taking? Use Dropbox (and some other apps).

There are two problems with my favorite note-taking apps, Google Keep and Simplenote: They don't have desktop apps. Web apps are of course available, but it doesn't feel as natural as a desktop app. Simplenote do have a desktop app, but it's not available for 32-bit Linux, and being an Electron app, I think it … Continue reading Cross-platform, Offline Note Taking? Use Dropbox (and some other apps).

Apps I don’t Use Anymore

I checked this blog's stats about once a week, and it's quite surprising that some of my most popular posts are those about apps I don't use anymore. Over the course of 2 years, I've found apps that are better-designed, still actively developed, or have greater functionality. Offline Blog Editors I previously wrote about Zoundry … Continue reading Apps I don’t Use Anymore

App Showdown #1: WP Write vs ScribeFire Next, tested using WordPress

After a long search, I have come to conclusion that there's no good blog editor for Linux. Some have ugly interface. Some have ridiculously limited set of features. Some won't let you save drafts or post your writings. And all of them haven't been updated for years, or have been discontinued. (Hell, I even wrote … Continue reading App Showdown #1: WP Write vs ScribeFire Next, tested using WordPress

Review #4: Flickr Size URLS Thumb Page (Userscript)

Update 6/1/15: This script doesn't work anymore with Flickr's interface upgrade. I still haven't find any way to generate original image URLs quickly. As an online image gallery, Flickr is cool. As an image sharing site, it sucks. But it's still the one with the largest storage space. Call me overthinking or over-prepared, but when … Continue reading Review #4: Flickr Size URLS Thumb Page (Userscript)