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ZoomNotes: Update 7.6.18

Have you seen the latest update of ZoomNotes yet? If not, you really should!  What's new? At first I like to thank the developers for constantly implementing new features and bring regularly updates to us users. Moreover, your ideas count and get implemented into...

ZoomNotes: Do not feel save – be save! Revision and password

The latest update of ZoomNotes a couple of days ago brought some new features to you. You will be really excited to hear what is new in ZoomNotes which can make your work to a piece of cake. Now, you can take more control and secure your handwritten notes, data and...

ZoomNotes: Your link to your dreams – just realised

Many of my readers approached me to tell me their dreams and ideas to be more efficient and productive with ZoomNotes which I send directly to the developer of ZoomNotes. He really tries hard to fulfill your dreams and ideas and implement them into ZoomNotes. Further...

DEVONagent: Update 3.10 with new features

DEVONagentPro - Your agent WITH the LICENCE TO FIND AND SEARCH today, a new update has been released (3.10) and it will bring you a whole bunch of new features: New plugin for Google Scholar Here you can search for loads of information about case law. New search...

Small mistake with a huge effect on your own cloud

Is there a difference between FTP and WebDav in your own cloud? Is that so important? Yes, it is indeed as there are huge differences between those protocols which you would need to know as an owner of your own cloud. It is not only the security which will be...

News Update: DevonThinkToGo 6 new features which you should know

Yesterday a new update has been released for DevonThinkToGo and it brings new functionality to you. Now it is possible to use the grid view on your iPhone too. Before, it was only possible to use grid view on iPad. You can access this view by tapping on the count...

Community: Your direct hotline to your own cloud, paperless office and productivity

Where? For? How? What? Why not? Why now? The Community of your own cloud, paperless office and productivity? Let’s get the questions answered from the end to the beginning. Why now? I am a person who likes to interact with people and I thought it would be nice to have...

DEVONsphere: Do not get stuck with finding- Search Smart

The very first time as I came across DEVONsphere Express (DSP) I thought: „Well another search program“. But DSP is much more than „just“ a search program which you can use on your MAC. You will get that doses of speed which your Spotlight needs to Search Smarter! You...

ZoomNotes: Each presentation is a piece of cake for you

Videos in a note taking software? Have you ever heard about his? I did! With ZoomNotes it is possible to create all your videos for a presentation and present the entire work to your audience with ease. All you need is a stream or cable for streaming over the network...

News Update: DevonThink: DevonThink and DEVONnote

What is this update for? Decluttering Service für your clippings Brilliant! What does it mean now? DevonTechnologies has improved the clipping from your browser to DevonThink and DEVONnote. Now, you have the possibility to declutter all of your formats und use a...

IV. Tutorial DS: Synchronisation of your Synology

You are almost ready to have your own cloud and your disc station can now: Use the Internet Works with WebDav Security is in place and works and you are ready for the next step of the actual task of your DS 716 II - Your Own Cloud. Preamble to Synchronisation It is...

ZoomNotes: Update 7.5.2 more for your productivity

Today, a new update had been published and it will enhance the way you can use your favourite note taking software. There have been several new functions applied to ZoomNotes. I am very happy to say, that some of the new features were proposed from you - my reader-...

ZoomNotes: Update 7.5.1 IOS and 1.48 MAC

Today and yesterday new updates for ZoomNotes have been published. Honestly, to me it is more an upgrade than an update as very cool functions have been added which are brand new and help you to be even more productive with your handwritten notes. Personally, I am...

DEVONagent: The Only Agent with licence to find and search

In today’s time it’s getting gor and more important to have your information on your finger tips and available all times. It does not matter if you are local in your network or on travel - everything you can access and store on your own cloud or additional information...

Blog Parade: So different we are but so alike are we

What is a blog parade good for? It is a very nice idea to network amongst bloggers and you can get some new ideas or websites too. Steffi from The Live Is A Present, ha the idea of a blog parade under the subject „So different we are but also so alike are we“. Her...

III. Tutorial DS: Get your cloud into the Internet using Fritzbox as a router

Your disc station is now pretty secure if you have followed tutorial one and two. In this tutorial I will show you how to access your disc station from the Internet using Fritzbox as a router for your own cloud. Surely, there are several ways to accomplish this...

MarkDown: Writing and reading everywhere you like

Do you like like to write, do some research and need to write an report afterwards? Do you want to share and collaborate within a team and do want that the recipient can read your writings without any issues? Then you should use markdown (MD)! The main idea and where...

News Update: DevonThink und DEVONagent

There have been three fantastic updates for DevonThink Pro Office and DEVONagent on 30. May / 01. June 2017 respectively released: DevonThinkToGo Update 2.1.5 This update brings you new features under which will help you to structure and work much smarting using...

DevonThink: How to double your spare time while doing research on projects like a pro and have your current external data source

Do you like to be up-to-date with all your information, data and research without checking and searching again if something had been updated in the meantime? Do you want just to research once and be sure that your data used are current despite of the fact that time...

II. Tutorial x-Callback: The secrete of auto functions for daunting tasks

In my first tutorial about x-callback I had lifted some of the secrete of it. In this tutorial it will get more specific and your learn how to create: Documents in DTTG E-Mails in AirMail Task in 2Do with x-callback and how you can save everything in Workflow.is....

II. Tutorial DS: 11 essential security tips for your cloud

What is the security of your own cloud now? All necessary requirement are now done after my first tutorial: User and Password Both are unique and cannot be guessed easily; the password is super strong 2-Step-Verification with your mobile devise is set up Additional...

I. Tutorial x-Callback: The secrete of productivity

We all want to work more productive in order to get more time for the really important things in life. Personally, I think that time management and efficiency improvements have their limits and if not that the human has as he needs to sleep at some point. Having said...

News: 45% Birthday Discount at Ergonis

Birthday Party! Happy Birthday Ergonis and PopChar! You can celebrate the birthday with Ergonis and save an astonishing amount of money until 24 Mai 2017 ! As you know Ergonis with Typinator is on of my partners and they celebrate their birthday: Ergonis with 15 years...

ZoomNotes: 10 Advanced features you need to know for your handwritten notes

Some of you might think I already dream of ZoomNotes 🙂 But it is really the only one which is that mighty and supportive with WebDav to create, manage and sort your handwritten notes, essays or any other type of notes, homework or presentation. The options available...

AirMail: Update 3.2.5 for OS MAC

AirMail has released update  3.2.5 and implemented the DTPO integration! The biggest news today is AirMail's Update with the integration to DevonThinkProOffice. Now, you can work even smarter with AirMail and DTPO together without going through a folder! AirMail will...

My Winners of the Easter Special

Sure, it has to do with trust to enter into a quiz. Therefore, thank you very much for entering and your trust in me! Now to the winners: These are Els, Stephan und Matt. Actually, I aimed for 13 winners but …. Well, I am a positive person therefore I am happy for my...

ZoomNotes: Update IOS

ZoomNotes has published Update 7.1.26 which includes new features. First New Feature Now, you can work with your  "Mozbii Colorpilar" stylus in ZoomNotes directly! This is a stylus there you are able to capture colours from your environment such as "Flowers in a...

DevonThink : Convert your data with ease or use text!

First I tell you that DevonThinkOfficePro (DTPO) and DevonThinkToGo can handle all sorts of data and now I come up with conversion of data… Conversion of data has two main uses: Gives user a better overview and layout more possibilities of layout designs. An email in...

Workflow: 7 IOS Apps for the perfect implementation of the paperless office

Recently, I have read a post / tip and wondered that there are so many IOS user who do not know that there are some hidden features in their devices. I was really astonished about this and could not hardly believe it. However, I thought it would be a good idea to show...

I. Tutorial DS: 6 helpful Tips to get your DS into the Internet

This is the first of four tutorials about the DS716 II (Synology) in which I will show you : Make your DS able to work with WebDav and get it into the Internet Advanced Security (Part II) Let Fritzbox do the job Synchronisation between DevonThinkProOffice,...

ZoomNotes: In 10 minutes to your handwritten notes

Hello and Welcome to my new post about ZoomNotes and how you will be able to do all your text and handwritten notes within 10 minutes! Further to this, you will see how fast you can export your notes into other apps like DTPO or DTTG. In my first article about...

New Partner: ZoomNotes

I am very happy and excited to announce that: ZoomNotes joined Steffi's Cloud as a new partner. ZoomNotes, developed by Deliverance Software, England is the best note taking app for your own cloud. There are several posts published and some help articles available. I...

DevonThink: How to sync in 10 Minutes

DevonThinkProOffice (DTPO) is a mighty tool and very flexible to use. There are loads of possibilities to change to your own needs and workflow in your own cloud. Today, we will sync all your data within 10 minutes. With it's "little" brother DevonThink ToGo (DTTG)...

New partner: Gravis

I am very happy to announce, that Steffi's Cloud is now partner of Gravis ! Thank...

New Partner: Saturn Germany

I am very happy to announce that Saturn Germany is now a partner of Steffi's Cloud! Thank you...

ZoomNotes: An underestimated Software handwritten notes

My first impression of ZoomNotes was it will be easy to use it and I will be able within one or two hours to work with all the component. At the second glimpse I was not so sure about any more and the third had shown me there will be a steep learning curve ahead. I...

News: My blog and owncloud on speed! Fast faster my own cloud!

Steffi's Cloud - faster Blog - owncloud on speed Today, I very happy to announce that I was able to improve my blog even thought I am very new to blogging. But the results are incredible!!   Google says, my website is now mobile friendly! Several webpage speed...

Setup: Why I love Contact, Calendar with BusyMac – And You Should, Too! Sync today!

In my recent published article I have shown how easy it is to setup your own synchronisation of contacts and calendars with your own cloud as well as all the advantages and disadvantages. Why do I use Baikal ? This question is easy to answer: Firstly, it works just...

How To Do: WebDav, CardDav and CalDav work with my Synology?

Since the update from Synology for all NAS it is much easier to implement WebDav and HTTPS within your owncloud. What is WebDav? Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning - Thanks very much! and now? In short: WebDav connects to a user as a hard drive would be...

How To Do: The Workflow

Convert from a paper-based to a paperless user! Any post that arrived I will scan with my ScanSnap once a week or more depending on the amount. Very urgent or important post I will scan with my mobile using ScannerPro. ScannerPro will send the file generated (pdf) to...

Security: How secure is your own Cloud?

Hope, you planning is getting on and you know how your own cloud should look like. I do not know if you are aware but yesterday, Amazon’s Cloud was down and loads of companies and private person were separated from their own data.Such a scenario can occur to any cloud...

News: Enpass – no subscription

I have contacted Enpass and asked if they consider a subscription model too.. No - Enpass will not got for subscription at all!  and all that for EUR 10 for IOS and Desktop version for free! WebDav is included and much more - they not do a trial with the Desktop...

News: 1Password on subscription only

Yesterday, it was announced that 1Password App changed to a subscription model only! If you ask yourselves what happen to my current account - when you will have to wait until another announcement is being made. The article about this you can find here: MacLife. If...

Productivity: Handwriting for home and travel

Is it possible to handwrite notes on travel without third-party cloud? YES, it is!   Today, I will write about handwritten notes for travel and home I think some of my readers would agree, that sometimes it is much better to do a plan with proper handwriting. Well, we...

Productivity: Your own cloud with mind maps

Well, I just published my article on how to plan  your own cloud and thought it could be helpful for you to get some more tools to speed up your planning progress. Mind mapping is a great tool to: get a visual presentation huge tasks and it will show you how you can...

The first start: Your Plan for success

Yes unfortunately, this has to be done before we can run our own cloud. We have to think about how we get from our vision to the own cloud in reality. This step is very important as it will give the direction of your own cloud and should not be ignored to mitigate...

New Partner: BusyMac

I am very pleased to announce that BusyMac joined now my blog and helps my reader to be more productive with their own cloud. Using BusyMac enables you to run your contacts and calendars on your own cloud. Welcome to BusyMac, the developer of BusyContacts and BusyCal...

Save your money: Cost, Expenses and Investment

These things I would have loved once I did my setup of my own cloud…. First of all, an information source in one place and a list with programs and apps which are really work with the own cloud. But at this time, there was nothing like that and I had to get details of...

Welcome!

The idea to this blog came from readers of my article about My Setup of my own cloud published on Lars Bobach Blog on 11 Jan 2017. I was asked several time if I would not have a blog to provide more knowledge and possibilities about the own cloud. I thought about this...

Setup: My setup of my own cloud

Published by Lars Bobach on 11 Jan 2017 „My Setup“ by Stefanie Niemann, her own cloud The day yesterday before, there was an article published on MacLife.de (14 Dec 2016) and it was announced that Evernote changed there T&C from January onwards on. Evernote...