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Bookmarklet Clips To Evernote Using Drafts And Readability

Bookmarklet Clips To Evernote Using Drafts And Readability

Evernote’s web clipper extension for OS X Safari is a thing of beauty. The Evernote bookmarklet clipper (on iOS and OS X) is a slow piece of crap.

Phillip Gruneich’s bookmarklet, however, is a thing of beauty, a concerto features some of your favorite players: Drafts, Markdown, Readability, and some plain old clever thinking.

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Grab Your Current Location As Plain Text Using Pythonista And Drafts

This. Is. Rad

This. Is. Rad

Prepare to have you socks blown off, and to know the exact GPS coordinates of the exact spot where those socks land. How? With Dr. Drang’s new Pythonista scripts which grabs your current location and writes it down in plain-text form. Better still, it does this using the Drafts app, so you can add location stamps to anything you like – journal entries, notes, or even pictures of your socks, over there in the corner of the room.

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Terminology 3 Is Like Drafts For Definitions

I'm pretty sure Urban Dictionary will have my back with this one...

I’m pretty sure Urban Dictionary will have my back with this one…

Dictionaries, dusty tomes full of words. Books that are pointless now we can just tap a word and define it in-place. Who’d buy a dictionary app in 2013? Me. And you, probably, once you’ve seen what Terminology 3 has to offer.

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Use Drafts To Share Text Via AirDrop [iOS7]

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Is there any end to the awesomeness of Drafts? The write-once-send-anywhere app for iOS has added a great new sharing feature for those using iOS 7, without developer Greg Pierce having to do anything. If you use AirDrop, you can send a chunk of text to anyone else with an AirDrop-capable device, even if they don’t have Drafts.

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Slick Task Management With Mailbox, Drafts, Gmail And (Maybe) IFTTT [How To]

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Cult of Mac reader James Broccoli asks:

My answer was “Sure!”

. And if you don’t like this post, make sure to address all your complaints to Mr. Broccoli.

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Drafts 3.0 Is A Lean, Mean Text Editing And Organizing Machine [Feature]

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Now you need never lose a draft again.

Drafts 3.0 for iPad and iPhone launches today, and it turns an already useful text-wrangling app into a note-taking powerhouse. Added are organization tools for your old drafts, way better Evernote integration, great compatibility with iOS native Reminders app plus an all-new Actions Directory. Let’s take a look:

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Inside Clever HD, A Great Evernote Client For The iPad [Feature]

Inside Clever HD, A Great Evernote Client For The iPad [Feature]

If you imagined an iPad Evernote app, it’d probably look like this.

Use Evernote on iOS? Wish it had proper saved searches? Or note links? Wish it was a little faster to browse and find what you’re looking for? Then you might want to take a look at the rather excellent Clever HD for iPad, a full-featured Evernote client which could even replace the official app on your iDevice.

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Remote Control Your Mac At Home Using Only An iOS Text Editor [How-To]

Remote Control Your Mac At Home Using Only An iOS Text Editor [How-To]

By the numbers: A simple Drafts action can remote control your Mac.

Wouldn’t it be neat if you could type “Hey MacBook, STFU!” into your iPhone’s text editor and – mere moments later – have your Mac do just that? Welcome to the nerdy world of automation, where you can remote control not just your computer but your whole home, just using plain text.

With a few simple tools you can control iTunes, turn your bedroom lights down low, and… well, you get the drift. And who said nerds weren’t sexy?

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Drafts’ New Automation Options Make Your iPad As Powerful As Your Mac [Feature]

Drafts just went from essential to, uh, really really essential.

Drafts just went from essential to, uh, really really essential.

Drafts, the default inbox for text on your iOS device, has just been updated to version 1.5 on the iPad and v2.5 on the iPhone. And, man, what an update!

Previously, Drafts was a great way to scribble down a note, and then send it off to pretty much any text-based app you could think of. Now, with two big new features called “URL Actions” and “Dropbox Actions,” Drafts not only becomes more powerful than you could possible imagine, it also lets you automate a whole lot of notetaking tasks.

How powerful are we talking about here? How about controlling your Mac at home from your iPhone by just jotting down a note?

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Get To A Saved Draft Faster On Your iPhone or iPad, Part Two [iOS Tips]

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We’ve shown you how to get to an email draft on your iPhone before by tapping and holding on the Send button to bring up your most recent draft. At the time, though, that only brought up a single email, typically the last draft you had written.

These days, however, there’s a new thing happening, with a list of more than one draft appearing (if you have more than one). Here’s how to make that happen.

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