Is Good, But Could Be Better has been around for many years and is one of the more popular calendar and task management services available.  I looked at it back in the day when I decided on Todoist, but it felt a revisit was necessary to see how the service had developed over time. I like the idea of having … Read more

UpNote Can Steal Evernote Crown


UpNote might just be one of the best note-taking and productivity tools that very few people have ever heard of.  Do a google search for “Best Note-Taking App of 2022” and you will get scores of results from respected sites such as Techradar through to obscure blogs run by dedicated tech geeks.  These reviews cover the usual suspects such as Google Keep, Evernote, Notion, etc but rarely ever mention UpNote. So, why was I looking and what criteria was I looking for?

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Posteo Is Good But Not My First Choice To Replace ProtonMail


Posteo is my second choice alongside Mailfence to possibly replace ProtonMail because of issues with the Android apps outlined here.  Like Mailfence, Posteo, based in Germany, is more of a mini-office service with calendar, notes and contacts modules. The first thing that has to be said about Posteo is that it has to be one of the greenest and ethical companies operating in the tech arena.  The company is powered with electricity from Green Planet Energy, all staff are employed on full contracts and even have a subsidised vegetarian lunch menu. However, what is important is the lengths the company goes to regarding security and encryption.

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Mailfence Is My Choice To Replace ProtonMail

Mailfence LogoMailfence is currently the leading contender to replace ProtonMail as my secure and encrypted email service.  Posteo is also in the running, but Mailfence is taking the place of ProtonMail as my choice for website usernames, online services, etc. Why am I considering leaving ProtonMail, widely regarded as one of the leading secure email providers?  Let me explain.

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Microsoft To Do A Shadow Of Its Wunderlist Forerunner

Microsoft To Do

Microsoft To Do is living proof that One Of The World’s largest software developers can take one of the best task managers and turn it into a pale shadow of its former self.  Wunderlist was one of the highest-rated to do task managers in the world. Then Microsoft bought it out and basically ruined it.  It is like taking a Ferrari and putting a 600cc toy car engine in it.

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