MacJournal Comes to the iPhone


It wasn’t that long ago that we told you about the latest MacHeist sale, and one of the programs involved this time around was MacJournal. I downloaded the bundle myself, and although I haven’t played around with MacJournal much, but I’ve got big plans for it. In fact, it was one of the big reasons why I bought the MacHeist in the first place.

See, I’m working on a book. It’s about my adventures the past few years, which have turned into a bit of a legend around the family and my circle of friends. I originally was going to just start hammering out docs in Pages and saving them in a special folder, but I quickly realized that would be a mess. I decided instead to look at journaling programs or something similar to keep track of my notes. Turns out that’s MacJournal in a bundle, so I got it.

Well now there’s an iPhone companion for the product, called Mariner MacJournal [iTunes Link]. It does a lot of the same things as the Mac version of the app, but via the iPhone. There’s a bonus though: it syncs documents as well. Now that’s a bit of a double-edged sword, and early reviewers on their iTunes app page aren’t too thrilled with the way it’s implemented. For me, I think it would fit in just fine with my workflow, so it may be a purchase in the near future. Now back to the book …


Kevin Whipps

Kevin Whipps is a copy editor, writer, photographer and custom car builder based in the Phoenix, Ariz. area. For the past 10 years he's been building his portfolio, mostly in the automotive publishing industry. When he's not wrenching on cars, most of his time is spent discovering new gadgets and toys, and of course, using everything Apple. Whipps is also married, and has a baby boy, Kevin Whipps Jr., coming on February 7, 2010.

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