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Matthew Hughes

/ Joined 14 June, 2013

Matthew Hughes is a software developer and writer from Liverpool, England. He is seldom found without a cup of strong black coffee in his hand and absolutely adores his Macbook Pro and his camera. You can read his blog at http://www.matthewhughes.co.uk and follow him on twitter at @matthewhughes.

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Airmail for Mac OS X Is Making Email Beautiful Again

Mac

Airmail for Mac OS X Is Making Email Beautiful Again

When I first heard of Airmail, I must admit I questioned if I really needed a new way to check my email. Like many people, Mail.app satisfied all of my email requirements, and I struggled to conceptualise ways in which an email client could be significantly bettered. Airmail has conclusively proved me wrong. It has effectively dragged an old communication medium into the 21st century by combining beautiful and elegant UI design along with features that have traditionally not been found in email clients.

16-07-2013
Airmail for Mac OS X Is Making Email Beautiful Again
iA Writer for Mac & iOS: The Best Word Processor You’ve Never Used

iPhone and iPad Mac

iA Writer for Mac & iOS: The Best Word Processor You’ve Never Used

Be it a school paper or a blog post, all of us at some point find ourselves in the position of having to dump a bunch of characters into a text file. While cell phone operating systems are tripping over themselves to embrace flat, minimalistic design, Microsoft Word looks like the control panel for a space shuttle. Thankfully, iA Writer for Mac and iOS bucks that trend, and is perhaps the most joyously simplistic text editor that you can find on the market today.

09-07-2013
iA Writer for Mac & iOS: The Best Word Processor You’ve Never Used
Banned: What Happens When Facebook Doesn’t Like You [Feature]

Internet

Banned: What Happens When Facebook Doesn’t Like You [Feature]

When I interviewed Mark S. Zuckerberg, I thought that he was a charming, polite guy. When he talked, he did so with a typically Midwestern drawl. He has raised a large family and has a massively successful bankruptcy law practice in Indianapolis, and is widely regarded as an expert in his field. Searching YouTube with the query ‘Mark Zuckerberg Indiana’ brings up countless media interviews and appearances. He also has no connection to the Facebook founder, other than his name and his Jewish heritage. And yet, this got him banned from Facebook.

05-04-2013
Banned: What Happens When Facebook Doesn’t Like You [Feature]