Contest: Win the New iPod nano

Philip Blog, News

How Does Your Mac Make You Smile? Your answer to this question could win you the new, shiny, irrestible, adorable iPod nano! Today we announced this contest. All the details and entry form can be found at the contest page on our site. We’ll be giving away up to five nanos! The more entries we get, the more prizes we’ll …

TextExpander: Little Things Add Up

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Greg and Philip, SmileOnMyMac’s co-founders and software developers. After reading Send: The Essential Guide to Email, I decided to more consistently open the emails with “Hi Greg,” “Hi Philip,” and sometimes, “Hi Greg and Philip,” to be a bit less cold. A lot of us have a mental block against setting up TextExpander snippets for really short things like these …

Houston MacFest and Apple Store

Philip Blog, MUGS, PDFpen

MacFest and SmileOnMyMac was one of the sponsors. I went down to demo our products at the MacFest and had a GREAT time. My first visit to Texas! Lesa King, co-host of Your Mac Life and my pal, was one of the speakers, along with Andy Ihnatko, Bob LeVitus and Chris Breen. I learned a lot from listening in on …

Smileworthy: SpamSieve

Philip Blog, News

For the second entry in our new “Smileworthy” category, in which we highlight software we like and use from other software companies, we chose SpamSieve. Like our first entry, LaunchBar, Philip, Greg and I all use this. It is another application we would not want to live without. SpamSieve will keep your email inbox nearly free of unwanted email. It …

PDFpen at the Alderwood Mall

Philip Blog, PDFpen

Here’s a photo at the Apple Store in the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington, north of Seattle. Being Labor Day, we took my young friend Clara for some final back-to-school clothes shopping. I spotted the Apple Store, and Clara graciously posed for me. Clara might not know what a PDF is, but she does know all about Macintosh, despite being …