iA Writer’s iPhone App Blows Obsidian’s Out of the Water
Obsidian’s still my favourite on Mac, but something’s not right on mobile
Early this morning, before getting out of bed, I opened iA Writer to check something in my notes.
My digital life is organised inside Obsidian, so why did I bypass the purple crystal this time?
Because of how utterly shocking the Obsidian mobile app is on my trusty iPhone X. Hardware problem? Software? I’ve no idea. What I do know is that the Obsidian start up on my phone is horrifically, unacceptably slow.
Perhaps there’s an easy answer, but until I find it, there is a solution I’m more than happy with.
iA Writer, You’re My (Mobile) Hero!
There’s a whole swag of Obsidian features missing from iA Writer, and herein lies its strength. It can —
Access my Obsidian vault
Load blazingly fast
Use bi-directional links
Embed one file within another
Handle Markdown beautifully
What more do I need on the go? Nothing, usually!
There are no plugins, no fancy gestures, and it seems very stable.
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