Apple announces App Store Small Business Program
Nov 18, 2020, 6:44 AM
New program reduces App Store commission to 15 percent for small businesses earning up to $1 million per year Apple News Room https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/11/apple-announces-app-store-small-business-program/
App Update Galore (macOS Big Sur & Apple Silicon)
Nov 9, 2020, 5:51 AM
With macOS Big Sur and Macs with Apple Silicon on the horizon, I wanted to give a quick update on my Mac apps.All of them are now available in a new version, making them run nicely under macOS Big Sur, and have been recompiled to natively...
Interview on Indie Dev Mondays
Oct 27, 2020, 3:39 AM
I’ve had the honor of being interviewed by Josh Holtz for Indie Dev Mondays about life as an indie developer, and my app Yoink.Also interviewed in this issue: Antoine van der Lee, developer of the app RocketSim and lead of mobile...
Interesting Watch: Donkey Kong Country 25th Anniversary Documentary
Oct 26, 2020, 4:00 AM
A foggy day in Vienna
Oct 23, 2020, 3:45 AM
Interesting Read: We Hacked Apple for 3 Months
Oct 19, 2020, 3:41 AM
There were a total of 55 vulnerabilities discovered with 11 critical severity, 29 high severity, 13 medium severity, and 2 low severity reports. We Hacked Apple for 3 Months – Here’s What We Found
Use Yoink on iPad in Slide-Over or Split View
Oct 17, 2020, 5:16 AM
Yoink for iPad and iPhone Usage Tip #7 The following explains how to use Yoink on iPad in Slide-Over or Split View.For more Usage Tips like this, click here. It seems quite a few people have been getting new iPads recently – to...
How to Save or Download files directly into Yoink for Mac
Oct 13, 2020, 9:45 AM
Yoink for Mac Usage Tip #14 The following explains how to make Yoink automatically pick up any new file added to a specified folder.For more Usage Tips like this, click here. If you’d like Yoink for Mac to automatically pick up any new...
Yoink for iPad and iPhone’s 3 Year Anniversary
Oct 12, 2020, 4:55 AM
Today, Yoink for iPad and iPhone is 3 years old 🥳. Time surely flies when you have… bugs to fix. It certainly doesn’t feel like three years. It feels like only yesterday, to be honest.On the other hand, the release process, yes, that felt...
My Apps, macOS Big Sur, and Apple Silicon
Oct 6, 2020, 9:15 AM
Here’s an update on the state of my apps regarding macOS Big Sur and Macs with Apple Silicon. In short: All my apps are ready for both, and the updates mentioned below will be released when macOS Big Sur is available at the latest...
SiriMote v1.3.9 now available
Oct 5, 2020, 2:43 AM
Today, I’ve updated SiriMote to version 1.3.9. What Is SiriMote? With SiriMote, you can control your Mac with your Apple TV Siri Remote. A few examples: Control your Mac’s volume Control iTunes (play/pause, next...
Big Sur’s new Preferences Toolbar
Sep 24, 2020, 2:54 AM
Since I’ve had to go re-watch WWDC20’s “Adopt the New Look of macOS” session (at around the 07:03 mark), I thought I’d note it down here – for anyone else late to the update-for-macOS-Big-Sur-game 😉 What we want to achieve is go from this...
Sep 15, 2020, 7:29 AM
7 months. I look in disbelief at the Mac App Store’s timestamp of Yoink’s last update, and I’m deeply embarrassed.As a user, I’d think the app is abandoned. As its developer, I know that’s not true, because soon after I’d released...
Yoink’s Clipboard Usage on iPad and iPhone
Jul 7, 2020, 6:48 AM
With iOS 14 comes a new privacy feature – a little banner at the top that shows you whenever an app accesses the clipboard. I recently was asked in a tweet whether this was a bug. It’s not. It’s a feature 😉 But please let me...
Extended Trial Times for Yoink and ScreenFloat for Mac
Mar 28, 2020, 8:33 AM
I’ve increased the trial times for Yoink for Mac and ScreenFloat for Mac from 15 days to 31 days.These also apply if you’ve already used the demo version before. Links Yoink for Mac WebsiteYoink for Mac (direct demo download)Yoink on the...
ScreenFloat v1.5.16 on macOS 10.15 Catalina
Oct 11, 2019, 8:24 AM
Since I’m having trouble with the macOS Catalina-compatible ScreenFloat v1.5.17 update getting through review, I thought it’d be best to publish a quick note about how to make sure ScreenFloat works for you on macOS Catalina. Otherwise,...
Yoink for Mac v3.5.5 now available
Jul 2, 2019, 5:51 AM
Yoink for Mac v3.5.5 is a maintenance update, recommended for all users of the app.
Interview of yours truly by Sahil Parikh
Jun 3, 2019, 6:39 AM
I was interviewed by Sahil Parikh, author, web entrepreneur, founder & Chief Trailblazer of Synage Software about what a day in the life of, well, me, looks like. You can read it here. Enjoy 🙂
Yoink v3.5.3 for Mac now available
Apr 21, 2019, 6:48 PM
What’s new in Yoink v3.5.3? Continuity Camera is now supported by Yoink and lets you save photos or documents from your iPhone or iPad right to Yoink (requires macOS Mojave 10.14 and iOS 12) Keep the FN key on your keyboard pressed to...
Yoink for iOS Featured on the App Store
Apr 19, 2019, 12:29 PM
I’m very happy to report that Yoink for iPad and iPhone is currently featured on the App Store! I have to say, I’m quite filled with joy about that. To mark the occasion, I’m spontaneously holding a sale of both Yoink for iPad and iPhone,...
Show and Tell: Disk Sensei by Oskar Groth
Apr 19, 2019, 6:14 AM
About Oskar Oskar is an independent Mac developer who is committed to enhancing the Mac experience. Since founding Cindori, he has designed, developed and released several popular apps such as Trim Enabler, Disk Sensei and VR Desktop....
Show and Tell: Amusic by Michael Buss Andersen
Apr 18, 2019, 3:15 AM
About Michael Michael is a student at Aalborg University, Denmark, studying Engineering Psychology — it’s about how to shape (technology mostly) products to fit humans. Although they don’t do a lot of visual design, he’s taken a...
New Blog Series: Show and Tell
Mar 15, 2019, 10:38 AM
In this new series on this blog, I’d like to give developers and designers a place to show off one UI / UX element they’re particularly proud of, and one they particularly dislike, in an app they worked on. Submit now 🙂 If...
Side Project: Promo Codes (Part 1 – Intro and Promo Code Creation)
Feb 19, 2019, 9:57 AM
About the creation of an internal tool to create and track promo codes created for apps on App Store Connect.
Yoink v2.0.1 for iPad and iPhone now available
Jan 28, 2019, 5:06 AM
Yoink v2.0.1 for iPad and iPhone brings many bug fixes and improvements, increasing the overall stability and performance of the app. It is a free update for existing customers. Yoink Overview What’s Yoink? Yoink is your storage space (or...
⚡️ Black Friday 2018 – Sale
Nov 23, 2018, 9:47 AM
It’s Black Friday (November 23rd, 2018) – here are my deals: Yoink (Mac): $7.99 -> $5.99 (~25% off)Website / DemoMac App Store Yoink (iOS): $5.99 -> $4.99 (~16% off)WebsiteiOS App Store ScreenFloat (Mac): $8.99 -> $5.99...
Yoink v3.5.2 for Mac now available
Nov 12, 2018, 5:35 AM
A maintenance (and minor feature-) update for Yoink for Mac is now available on the Mac App Store. What’s new in Yoink v3.5.2? – Support for system services (right-click a file or Stack in Yoink and it will show the available...
Developer Tip: Custom Icons for Quick Actions
Oct 19, 2018, 10:05 AM
When creating a custom Quick Action for macOS Mojave’s Finder, you have the option to supply a custom icon: But this is what happens when you supply an ordinary image in Dark Mode: or Light Mode: (in Light Mode, it’s obviously better, but...
Developer Tip: Today Widgets and macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode
Sep 25, 2018, 3:28 AM
When testing your Today Widget on macOS Mojave and you see something like this using Dark Mode: don’t fret, there’s a rather easy fix. In your Today Widget’s Info.plist, in NSExtension > NSExtensionAttributes,...
Yoink v3.5 for Mac – Handoff and Clipboard History
Sep 24, 2018, 8:35 AM
I’m very happy to announce the immediate availability of Yoink v3.5 for Mac. It’s a free upgrade for everyone who has already purchased the app and brings two great new features, as well as compatibility improvements and bug fixes. Yoink...
Yoink 2.0 for iPad and iPhone – iCloud Sync, Handoff, Siri Shortcuts and much more
Sep 21, 2018, 1:03 PM
I’m very pleased to announce the immediate availability of Yoink v2.0 for iPad and iPhone. It’s a a free upgrade for everyone who’s purchased before and has a lot of great, new features, like iCloud Sync, Handoff and Siri Shortcuts. Yoink...
Maintenance-Updates for Yoink for Mac and ScreenFloat
May 22, 2018, 5:14 AM
Today, I released two quick updates to my apps Yoink for Mac and ScreenFloat. Here’s what’s changed. Yoink for Mac v3.4.3 – Fixed a rare crash when trying to share files – Fixes a bug where the keyboard shortcut would act up...