James Fallows on Mac thinking tools

James Fallows on Mac thinking tools.

Mac Programs That Come With Thinking Caps On – New York Times

The Atlantic’s James Fallows — who also wrote one of my favorite pieces on The David — has done a piece for the New York Times on the various “thinking tools” for the Mac. He covers all the goodies, including Devonthink, Tinderbox, Circus Ponies Notebook, AquaMinds NoteTaker, and my current steady date, OmniOutliner Pro (including a nice shoutout to Ethan’s amazing Kinkless GTD for OO).

These programs are of obvious interest to the Mac
community, but the much larger community of non-Mac users also has good
reason to keep an eye on them. Some are simply better than their
current Word counterparts, illustrating features and approaches that PC
users will want once they have seen them. The companies making two of
the programs discussed here have announced forthcoming Windows versions.

may follow next year, when Apple Computer begins producing Macs based
on Intel processing chips like those that PC’s use. That change will
make it easier for software vendors to create both Mac and PC versions
of their programs; the introduction of the Mac mini, discussed here two
months ago, makes it easier and more practical for users to switch back
and forth between platforms.

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