V for Wiki – Wikipedia Better Than Ever

V for Wiki is a beautifully made Wikipedia reader for iOS and the Apple Watch. Wikipedia is a great resource for information, however it doesn’t look great and the large paragraphs of text can often make it hard to read. V for Wiki has a beautiful layout and typography that will make you love reading Wikipedia again.

Copied – A Full Featured Clipboard Manager for iOS and macOS

Copied is an application that lets you quickly save text, images, gifs and more from your clipboard. Using Copied, you can quickly add whatever is on your clipboard to the app, come back to it later if you need to. You can then easily copy something you saved back onto your clipboard.

Supporting all the newest iOS features such as split screen, a widget, a custom keyboard that allows you to easily insert items added, and more, Copied is a easy to use app that also offers some very advanced features.

Ulysses Switches to Subscription Pricing

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Ulysses, one of my favourite apps for iOS, has just moved to subscription pricing. The team have said they did this because they wanted to continue updating the app, and that the revenue they were getting from one time purchases made it difficult to support the app.

Subscriptions are also the only match for the way technology works these days. As explained earlier, operating systems and devices get overhauled every year now, and major new features come out even throughout the year. Think TouchBar on the new MacBook Pro, or think the iPad Pro’s 12.9” and 10.5” form factors. It’s why Phones get “bought” on a subscription now, and why most people get a new one at least every two years. But with each device generation come new features, so the environment for apps is changing at a rather rapid pace, and we need to keep up. Our users expect us to always perform well. All those adjustments, as small as they may seem, continuously take time and energy. Subscriptions are the only sensible match for these new cycles.

From the Ulysses Medium article

After paying £23.99 for the app, it can be annoying that you now have to pay yearly or monthly for future updates. However, Ulysses has sweetened the deal with a permanent 50% off the yearly subscription plan if you have previously used Ulysses1. However this deal only lasts for two months, so be sure to get it soon.

Another advantage of the new pricing is that you unlock Ulysses on all devices with the single subscription, and you don’t need to buy each app on each platform individually. So, you get all the features across your iPhone, iPad and Mac.

If you don’t want to pay, you can continue using the old Ulysses app however you will not receive any updates. It is iOS 11 compatible though.

I’m going with the subscription, as I think Ulysses is an awesome app, and I want to support continued development.

Read the announcement post here.

Ulysses is free on both iOS and macOS, with a 14 day trial and is $4.99/month or $39.99/year afterwards. Full pricing can be found on the Ulysses page.

Thanks for reading!


  1. Ulysses also offers a monthly and student pricing plan.

Form Good Habits with Streaks

Making habits is a very hard thing to do, but luckily Streaks for iOS and WatchOS (Android may be coming) is here to help you out. Imagine Streaks as a to-do list that helps you form good habits. Choose up to twelve things that you want to turn into daily habits, and every time you complete a task, your streak is extended. If you don’t complete a task, your streak is broken. Streaks also has many cooler features such as HealthKit integration, a Today widget and more.

Clean Up your Inbox with SaneBox

Managing a busy inbox is often a struggle, with important emails hidden beneath piles of newsletters and promotional emails that you don’t really want. SaneBox filters out unimportant emails from your inbox, and moves them to a folder in your email account. Then, everyday you are sent a daily digest with email summaries for quick processing, or when you have time you can go into the SaneBox folders and read the emails yourself. SaneBox is trained by you, so you can make sure you don’t miss out on any unimportant emails.

Win Streaks for iOS!

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Streaks is an awesome iPhone app that allows you to track your goals and complete them. You choose up to twelve tasks you want to turn into daily habits, and every time you complete a task, your streak is extended. Working on something every day helps you form a new habit, however if you do not complete a task, your streak is broken.

Enter to be one of five people to win Streaks, which is worth £3.99.

Enter the competition below.

Ulysses – The Ultimate Writing App

There are so many apps for writing on iPad, with each one boasting unique features in an attempt to stand out. I’ll be taking a look at Ulysses, which has features such as the ability to add attachments, markdown support, splitting and merging documents and much more, Ulysses will appeal to students, authors and anyone else who finds themselves writing. In short – it’s one of the best apps I have ever used.

Ulysses is described as an enhanced plain text editor by its creators, The Soulmen. Using markdown, Ulysses produces a realtime preview of what you write. It’s got powerful features such as inline images, footnotes and text annotations that are powered by the custom Markdown-XL language it uses, based of the most popular markdown syntax. Let’s first look at the basics of the app, and then go into the editor and all of its unique features.

Best Apps for Students – 2017

School is coming back, and its time to look at the best apps for students. Find out what apps you can use to start of your day, what you could use during lessons, and apps for relaxing in the evening.

Things 3 review

Things is one of the best task management apps on iPhone, iPad and Mac. Originally released in 2008, Things has always been an app that has been a high quality app on both iOS and MacOS. The team behind Things 3, Cultured Code, has taken over four years to release Things 3. However, its one of the most beautiful apps available, and its also one of the best task managers available.

The gap between the release of Things 1 to Things 2, which was four years, may have deterred some customers from the app. The gap between the latest update and Things 3 has been even longer. However, Cultured Code continue to update their apps with new features that are brought into iOS, such as widgets. Things 3 has brought a ton of features to the app, and is sure to attract both new and old customers.

Gaming on the Go

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Games are often considered as one of the things the iPad is best at. People often think of short, simple games such as Candy Crush that are full of in-app purchases and don’t have great graphics when they think of gaming on the go. However, you can get awesome games ported from desktop on your iPad, and games with long and interesting storylines. They certainly don’t think that you can get game controllers to play games on your iOS devices.

In this article, I’ll go over my favourite iOS games (most of these games are also available for Android), from dungeon crawlers to simulators.