Author name: Luc Beaudoin

Luc P. Beaudoin Co-founder, CogSci Apps Corp. My Cognitive Productivity books.

📣 Hook has been rebranded as Hookmark; and Hookmark 4.0 is now available

Lots of news today – involving new names, new versions, and collaboration with Agenda! 💥 Hook is now Hookmark — with two new tier names! Today we rebranded Hook, as follows! Hook is now Hookmark Hook Lite is now Hookmark Basic Hook Essentials is now Hookmark Standard Hook Pro is now Hookmark Pro The FAQ …

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Agenda 16 Is Available and Is Our Partner of the Month of October!

Time is of the essence. Fortunately, there’s Agenda: a date-focused note-taking app for both planning and documenting your projects. Its timeline enables you to view the history of your projects. You can also place notes directly on the calendar so you can be prepared for anything. Because Agenda is a link-friendly app, you can copy …

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Hook 3.8: Shortcuts, New Advanced Preference Pane, and Agenda 15 Integration Updates

Following very helpful feedback from beta testers (thank you!), we recently released Hook 3.8. Hook Pro users can now create Apple Shortcuts to automatically connect and navigate their most important information! For example, you can create new items and hook them together; focus on particular bookmarks; retrieve all your bookmarks; filter out the bookmarks for …

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Quickly Insert Links in your Markdown Documents with Brett Terpstra’s SearchLink — Our Partner of the Month

Hook is great for quickly copying and using links to almost anything. But what if you often need to insert links in your Markdown documents to webpages that you haven’t even visited yet? Or, you’ve bookmarked something (in Hook or a web browser) and want to insert a link to it directly in your Markdown …

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Fastmarks by Retina Studio is our Partner of the Month! Search and Open Your Bookmarks Fast

My main professional goal is to help smart people become more effective information processors. More generally, I help them become more effective people by way of their technology-enabled information processing. This is the purpose of cognitive productivity. An essential aspect of cognitive productivity is being able to rapidly re-access helpful information.

How Could You More Efficiently Access Your Contacts? Enter Daylite and Hook

Last year I blogged about Using Hook & OmniOutliner as a Contact Management System. I wrote: So, we’ve included in Hook’s ‘built-in templates’ folder a folder called Contact info & meetings – OmniOutliner which turns OmniOutliner into one of the world’s most versatile and user friendly contact management systems. (We also have a plain text …

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Hookmark is AppleInsider's Favorite Mac app of 2022!!