Author name: Luc Beaudoin

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

HoudahSpot: Versatile, Convenient, Linkable File Search

Houdah Software is offering a limited time 30% discount for HoudahSpot single user and family license with coupon code HSHOOK. HoudahSpot is a powerful macOS app for finding files and emails. It provides a convenient and versatile user interface. Under the hood it leverages the Spotlight search index. We recently blogged about the benefits of …

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Use Case: Curating and Aggregating Links to WWDC 2021 Apple Developer Videos

Here I’d simply like to share a use case of Hook. I was planning a series of WWDC 2021 videos I’d like to watch and share with my team here at CogSci Apps Corp. So I accessed the main videos page: WWDC 2021 – Videos – Apple Developer. I used Hook to Copy Link of …

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Learn OmniFocus: On Living a Fulfilling & Productive Life With OmniFocus and Complementary Apps & Services

Learn OmniFocus is a unique company founded by Tim Stringer, who has been providing OmniFocus coaching, consulting and training to people all over the world since 2010. While OmniFocus is the common software denominator of Learn OmniFocus, Learn OmniFocus reaches well beyond its eponymous app. Learn OmniFocus hosts a community of members who value Tim’s …

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How to Create Systematically and Stay “in the Zone” using OmniFocus, OmniOutliner, OmniGraffle and Hook

Do you create many documents, presentations, videos or other content? If so, you probably use templates, or at least should use templates. Templates enable you to work more efficiently, systematically, and reflectively. Hook 3.0 introduces yet another “world first” feature. This one enables you to instantly create documents based on your templates — in any …

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Using Hook & OmniOutliner as a Contact Management System: Link a Contact to Meeting Minutes & More

Hook has always included a template mechanism and OmniOutliner templates allowing you to Hook to New > OmniOutliner documents. Hook 3.0, released Monday takes the Hook to New feature to an entirely new level. Hook 3.0 supports Hook to New > folders. This allows you to replicate, hook, mesh link, rename and tag an entire …

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