The DEVONthink To Go app for iPad has been out for a while now. The app ‘syncs’ a selected set of data from any DEVONthink database over to iPad. After testing for a week or so now, the app is less than useful. The worst part: after adding some entries to the ‘sync’ folder, text data goes missing. Even if the app weren’t corrupting some of the data, it is still not ready for prime time. Notably, only a partial set of meta-data (labels, tags, keywords etc.) is usable on the iPad app. For example, tags will sync from the desktop DEVONthink but are not editable on the iPad app. Further, the iPad app does not allow adding tags. In short, DEVONthink To Go is at best a work in progress and the recommendation is to wait before purchase.
On the other hand DEVONthink Pro desktop still remains a very powerful tool and, right now, is a huge bargain at 50% off at MacUpdate. If you haven’t bought a copy, $39.98 is a really good opportunity.