Keepmoments - A Note-taking app to improve your processes

There are two ways to go about improving your life. One is a Goal-oriented way, and the other way is a process-oriented way. Processes can alternatively be understood as systems. So, should you chase goals or improve processes? You use the GOAL method when you have a plan, end date, and resources. But sometimes, there are routine areas of life, like improving health, keeping your house clean, and monitoring your diet and nutrition; you need to approach this with a process-oriented mindset....

September 27, 2022 路 2 min 路 Manoj Nayak

Gemsnotes App - AI comes to the rescue when you are overwhelmed.

I keep scanning my Twitter feed for news about new note-taking apps. I signed up for the Gemsnotes app during one such session in April this year. Within three days, I got a reply asking me to start my trial. Soon, we scheduled an onboarding call. It didn鈥檛 work for a long time, here is why. When I did an onboarding call with the Italian founder Lorenzo, he asked me if I had markdown notes....

September 5, 2022 路 4 min 路 Manoj Nayak

Arc Internet - A Browser Built for Knowledge Workers

I have been feeling extremely restless because of the way safari and chrome have been slowing me down. While chrome supports most extension, I was hard pressed to find some convenient keyboard shortcuts which safari had but chrome doesn鈥檛 have. Then again, I couldn鈥檛 get keyboard shortcuts for extensions to work on safari. Also, the multiple workspace in chrome is a bloody mess! I never could get it to work. So I was trying other bookmark managers but they were not completely native and felt like fish out of water....

August 13, 2022 路 2 min 路 Manoj Nayak

ixnote - An outlining and mind-mapping tool which actually works

I discovered this fabulous outlining and mind-mapping tool which actually works! Ok, no need to get offended, if you are a hardcore user of other outlining tools and mind-mapping apps. So What works in ixnote? All other outlining and mind-mapping tools have failed me when transitioning from mac to iOS. With ixnote it seems they have built iPad first and the same UI has beautifully been replicated on the mac. The iPhone app, is a bit different due to limitations of space, but nevertheless it works for me....

August 13, 2022 路 3 min 路 Manoj Nayak

Why Notenik is the best open source free app for Atomic Notes and Permanent Notes

Why Notenik is the best open source free app for Atomic Notes and Permanent Notes! Read this thread 馃У if you feel obsidian is getting too much love 馃槇 Recently I don鈥檛 remember how but I stumbled into NotenikApp. I had long back quit Obsidian as I couldn鈥檛 get the sync working and logseq was always a bit slow. Other apps like memdotai are wonderful but I like to see more order to my notes....

April 21, 2022 路 2 min 路 Manoj Nayak

Ample Note Revisited

A thread 馃У on @amplenote - I revisited this app after a year. The reason being, they have introduced a forever free plan. If your note-taking system is chaotic then you should read this thread. Ample note I would say is an extremely ordered note-taking app. The entire feel of the app is to bring order to your note-taking. Below I discuss some of its USPs. So What are the features in @amplenote which make it unique?...

April 15, 2022 路 2 min 路 Manoj Nayak

Some New Apps for taking Fleeting Notes

A thread 馃У on New discovery in the Note-taking apps space for fleeting notes only. [Hints]( Hints is my current hot favourite app for fleeting notes. I have completely stopped taking literature notes and permanent notes except whatever I read goes into Readwise. I feel permanent notes and literature notes are for specialists. People who dig down deep into a subject. I am a generalist and I wear too many hats....

March 15, 2022 路 2 min 路 Manoj Nayak