• Blog posts by Alvin Soon

Alvin Soon / Associate Features Editor

I like coffee and cameras, but not together.

Ad-blocking on iOS 9: why it’s good for you, bad for us

Alvin Soon

iOS 9 lets you install content blocking apps that block ads and trackers in Safari. Here’s why it’s great for you, but bad for us.

This is not an Apple Watch review: I like it, but I won't buy it (yet)

Alvin Soon

This is not an Apple Watch review. I promise.

Why Ex Machina’s beautiful Artificial Intelligence is scarier than Avengers’ Ultron

Alvin Soon

AI (artificial intelligence) is no longer an ‘if’, but a ‘when’. So why is Ex Machina’s beautiful Ava a scarier AI than Avengers’ big bad bot Ultron?

Why Day One and journaling is my other 20x app

Alvin Soon

In the last two weeks, I wrote about how OmniFocus is one of my most used apps and how it’s easily made my life 20x better. Today, I want to tell you about another 20x app of mine, though it’s not what the app does per se, but what it helps enable that really provides the 20x value.

Making productivity apps work: 5 things I’ve learned using OmniFocus and GTD

Alvin Soon

It’s beautiful to imagine how productive and focused you’ll be when you finally start using a productivity app, but that’s not how it works. For productivity apps to work, you have to work the apps. These are the five lessons I’ve learned on how to make productivity apps work for you.

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