Productivity

Productivity

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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Great Timing! Instantly Navigate Between Your Time-tracking Projects and DEVONthink, Scrivener, Daylite and Other Information

Time is our most precious resource. To ensure we are using our time wisely, we need to monitor how we spend it. Unfortunately, the human mind quickly forgets what it was doing. We can easily overestimate or underestimate the amount of time we spend doing certain things. So it’s essential to use technology to track …

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Hook on MacStories “Find Without Searching”

MacStories is a daily publication about all things Apple that attracts millions of readers every month. We rely on MacStories too I myself (Luc P. Beaudoin) subscribe to “Club MacStories”. I look forward to their weekly email because it always contains thoughtful insights relevant to the Apple ecosystem in which I am a passionate participant. …

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Deep PDF Links Take You Right Where You Need to Focus

2021-05-08 Update: Hook now also provides deep linking for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat. See linkable apps. However, Hook aside, we recommend PDFpenPro and Skim for reading in depth (“delving”). PDFs are used to capture some of the most important, and best, information we all work with. If you’re a knowledge worker, an attorney, an …

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Take Deep Notes about Apple Books Using Outliners, Mind Mapping Apps, Task Managers, Spreadsheets, IDEs, and More

In reading about brilliant minds, like Charles Darwin, Richard Feynman, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, you have probably learned that they tend to read, a lot. And they read deeply. This was recently illustrated in the Netflix documentary, Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates. To read deeply, we need to take notes. The …

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Hook 1, 2, 3 Basic Concepts to Link Your Digital Life

Are you new to Hook? Or are you a seasoned Hook user? Whoever you are, this blog post will help you understand and explain three of Hook’s most beneficial innovations. Thanks to Hook, with one uniform gesture, you can obtain a link to almost any resource; you can address and access essential information that is …

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