This week we have yet another interesting new user interface feature to talk about. The old “What’s This?” feature has been re-worked as a shiny and …This week in KDE: Expandable tooltips and more
Because I’m struggling to come up with some longer blog posts, I thought I’d make a list of my current tools that I rely on, on Windows. Many of them are, however, cross-platform, because I tend to be a digital nomad, and having familiar tools is essential in this line of work.
In the case of Office Suites that also offer robust email services and generous storage, it’s really hard to beat Microsoft 365. There are lots more reasons to use it and love it, but man, sometimes it can be just a confusing mess.
So, Fantastical, a heretofore “fantastic” calendar dropped a big new update for version 3.0. To celebrate, they decided to make it have a subscription component for stuff that was already in the app, and stuff that doesn’t need any external tooling or servers.
It’s really telling when a company that is awarded by consumers and the platform owners, has a product so good/popular that they only thing they can do is ruin it.
I was once a proud user of the app. I enjoyed it so much that I bought their contact management app, CardHop. Now, I’m back to the stock iOS apps for contacts, calendars and reminders because they got greedy (or didn’t have a strategy). Either way, good riddance. I have no place in my heart for yet another subscription.