Keeping it Simple

July 12 is National Simplicity Day.  Search “simplicity” online, and you will find everything from sewing patterns to Zen websites. At it’s core though, the word evokes images of peace, calm and serenity.  In this day and age it can also seem very...

Informant is My Digital Scrapbook

You know those moments that you want to savor forever? You want to remember every sight, smell and nuance, because you know they’re once in a lifetime. As a mom of four children I have been blessed to experience many such moments. When my children were babies I...

Mother’s Day Giveaway

      Announced – Mother’s Day Giveaway Winners! 1. Diane: saraminda@netscape.net 2.  robert: robert@robertmac.com 3. mldjr1975: mldjr1975@gmail.com Congratulations! Please contact press@webis.net to claim your prizes!   Mother’s...
Embracing Digital

Embracing Digital

I have always grown up with the idea of using an analog timepiece is far preferable to the digital. Aesthetically I have always preferred the analog: I love the round physicality of space that shows where I am in the day; the beautiful type of the numbers; the smooth...

Designing for pixel space

One of the most difficult aspects of user interface design is figuring out how much content to put on the screen. There’s a balance between showing enough useful at-a-glance information versus white space to make it more aesthetically pleasing and easier to...
Informant is my Personal Trainer

Informant is my Personal Trainer

This year marked a milestone birthday for me. I won’t name the age, but it begins with a four and ends with a zero. I’m not afraid of aging; I plan to do it gracefully. Well, at least as gracefully as I can with lots of help from available products. Gray is not my...

My Apple Watch

Straight up – I’m not a watch guy. I gave up watches over twenty years ago when I got my first PDA – the Newton. I love the idea of watches and I love the design and aesthetics of watches and clocks in general. I love wall clocks, grandfather clocks,...

My Boat is Syncing When I’m Backing it Up

Syncing does not apply to ships and backing up is not what happens to your sewer in the world of Informant! In support on a regular basis we see cases where customers are referring to using Informant and the Informant backup service or Informant with the Google...