Archive for the ‘writing tools’ Category

I’ve Been Using My iPhone All Wrong

Posted: 29th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in iPhones, writing tools
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After nearly a year of owning an iPhone, I’ve finally learned what I’ve been doing wrong. I discovered this quite by accident when I was researching battery life for the device. I was surprised to learn that Apple recommends not closing an app when you’re finished using it. That’s because iOS has algorithms that minimize […]

Why I Won’t Be Buying The iPhone X

Posted: 25th September 2017 by Robyn Jane in Apple, iPhones, writing tools
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Yes, it’s fancy. And yes, it’s beautiful. And yes, I love my iPhone 6S Plus. But I’m going to give the X (which Apple says to pronounce “10”) a miss. There are a couple of reasons. First, there’s the iPhone 8 Plus. In every way that’s relevant to me, it’s the same technology as the […]

Every now and then I reevaluate the apps and programs I’ve been using to write. The perfect suite would be one that I could use on all of my devices: my iPad and iPhone running (as of this writing) iOS 11, and my laptop PC running Windows. Add into that mix the fact that when […]

An Experiment in Technology

Posted: 11th September 2016 by Robyn Jane in Blogging, Software, writing, writing tools
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I’ve recently been wondering about the effects that different writing tools have on the act of writing. I’ve always been curious about this, and in the mid 1980s I even wrote a college thesis on the subject. I had created a questionnaire for my fellow students to see what, if any, effect that then-brand-new technology […]

I stole today’s title from The Huffington Post. Over the years, I’ve had any number of therapists tell me I should be keeping a journal, but none of them have been able to explain just why I should be doing it. Consequently, I’ve always told myself, :Hey! I write stories and I blog. Isn’t that […]