Say hello to Shortcut 6.1 😀
Welcome the new ‘Plus’ button. We replaced the existing red button with a new, better, version of it offering three possibilities.
Millions of people are affected by mental health issues every year. In the US, one out of five adults experience mental illness. Besides the human impact, this leads to tremendous costs in lost productivity.
With the advent of wearable devices such as smart watches, smart ear pads, sleep monitoring devices, and Augmented Reality (AR) glasses, new possibilities open up for health and wellness applications. Moreover, smartphone apps such as headspace, calm, runtastic, etc. have shown that technology may help improve people’s life and wellbeing. …
Running a startup company is a damn hard thing. However, in times of crises it becomes a question of bare survival with any means. The Corona pandemic is a serious crisis and it will impact your startup.
During the 2008 financial crisis we were in a similar situation with our startup kooaba. Actually, when it hit, we were in a due diligence phase with a potential acquirer. They suddenly faced financial challenges themselves and drew back. We ended up running out of cash and it was impossible to raise any money as most investors stopped all activities. Moreover, we still had to pay the horrendous fees of our lawyer firm for the due diligence. We faced nine months of bare survival. Thanks to a great team and a lot of luck, we managed to raise the necessary cash in the very last minute to carry on. …
For the past six months we were working hard on Shortcut 6.0. This time we pushed the limits further than ever before. We listened to our users and added amazing new features. Shortcut 6.0 introduces Sub-Folders, Notes Sharing, Tag Filter and Dark Mode.
Sub-folders allow for better notes organisation. We carefully designed the UX to make it more intuitive for users.
Your feedback is our fuel. The newest version of Shortcut adds tons of value for you.
The biggest change in this version is the camera. We removed the recognition mode as recognition is always on for magazines (Betty Bossi, Kochen, and KURIER) and QR Codes. We also added the possibility to switch between single- and multi-image mode. This saves a lot of time if you are only taking one image at the time.
Still, the best part is the new document scanner that automatically detects document outlines and cuts out the essential.
If you add uncropped images from camera roll, you can now crop them within Shortcut. …
We want to help you to find your photo notes quickly and in an easy way. Therefore, we introduced in-app search and spotlight search in Version 5.0.0. With version 5.0.3 we bring it to the next level. Say hello to the sorting feature.
There are 3 ways to sort your photo notes.
We got many emails from users about how to delete notes. In the new version 5.0.1 we made deleting notes clearer and added the possibility to restore deleted notes. Say hello to the trash bin :-)
There are now two possibilities to move notes to the trash bin.
We have been working hard on a completely new version of Shortcut and we are all excited to present it to you.
The new Shortcut is carefully designed to answer the needs of creators and innovators. Shortcut is the place for your photo notes and visual inspirations. Collect recipes, screenshots, print articles, and everything you want to remember.
Here’s what’s new.
Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos
Despite my wetsuit, I was getting cold and headed back to shore. I called my friend to tell her that I was going back, but she did not reply. Maybe she did not hear me. Suddenly I heard her calling me in alarm. I turned back to the deeper water where we were last exploring the rock formation together. And when I saw her, she was showing me a sea turtle 12 meters deep.
She dove down to the turtle and went quite close to her. She started playing with her. The turtle did not really like it, but my friend did. I joined the game and it was fun. Of course we both never touched the turtle, but we swam quite close by. Unfortunately, I could not hold my breath as long as my friend and was soon tired. …
1'000 nautical miles against the wind
It was 11PM and darkest night at sea. Lightnings all around us lit the cloudy sky with a period of approximately 5 seconds, each followed by strong thunder. Many hits were very close to Maya. We were surrounded by apocalyptic weather, but we felt relieved.
Three hours earlier, we left Costa Rica and that entire day — Thursday, the 7th of July 2016 — was crazy. The check out lasted more than two hours for only three offices. The last office I visited was the “Capitania” in order for the port captain to sign the international zarpe, which allowed us to leave the country and enter the next one. So finally after two hours I arrived in the Capitania just to learn that the port captain would show up in two hours. WHAT?! All right, then I will come back in two hours. So I headed back to Maya in order to getting done the rest before leaving. I still needed to clean the hull — under water. To check in to Galapagos, the hull is inspected and must be 100% clean of barnacles. So during Asma was buying the last groceries (mainly fresh eggs, fruits and vegetables), I was under water (crocodile water) and the kids playing. …