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  • SCOI0999

    Members - Accessing 2015 Videos

    It’s 2015 and time for existing members to subscribe to the 2015 feeds.

    This is the final video to appear in the 2014 feeds, so continue to receive the weekly shows automatically, you need to follow the instructions in this video. It’s really easy to subscribe but if you have any problems, please drop a line to support@screencastsonline.com

    Date: 31st December 2014 Duration: 11:33
  • Members - Accessing 2015 Videos Description

    It’s 2015 and time for existing members to subscribe to the 2015 feeds.

    This is the final video to appear in the 2014 feeds, so continue to receive the weekly shows automatically, you need to follow the instructions in this video. It’s really easy to subscribe but if you have any problems, please drop a line to support@screencastsonline.com

  • SCOI0224

    MUSIC for iOS

    MUSIC is here and it’s made for iOS!

    MUSIC is the latest offering from Apple combining three new services - a new music streaming service, a new global Radio channel and Connect - a new way for fans to follow and interact with artists. Whilst MUSIC is great on the Mac, it’s even better on iOS.

    Launched just a few short days ago, this episode brings you up to speed with installing and configuring this new service on iOS.

    Date: 3rd July 2015 Duration: 28:20
  • MUSIC for iOS Description

    MUSIC is here and it’s made for iOS!

    MUSIC is the latest offering from Apple combining three new services - a new music streaming service, a new global Radio channel and Connect - a new way for fans to follow and interact with artists. Whilst MUSIC is great on the Mac, it’s even better on iOS.

    Launched just a few short days ago, this episode brings you up to speed with installing and configuring this new service on iOS.

    The full tutorials covers:

    • Initial Overview & Setup
    • For You - Setting Up Preferences
    • Playing and Adding Tracks to My Music
    • Discover with New Panel
    • Radio
    • Connect
    • My Music & Search
    • Playing Tracks
    • Playlists
    • Cancelling Auto Renewal
  • SCOI0223

    iCloud Family Sharing on iOS

    iCloud Family Sharing is a great way to both reduce and manage the costs of buying Apps, Music, Videos and iBooks.

    Up to six Family Members can pool their current purchases and share access with each other. With the iCloud Family Sharing “Organiser” in place, all purchases can be made with a single credit card, and if you have kids, you can authorise all requested purchase with “Ask To Buy”.

    With the soon to be launched MUSIC App, you’ll also be able to get a Family membership plan - six individual accounts for just $14.99.

    You may have been putting it off, but now might be a good time to checkout iCloud Family Sharing.

    Date: 26th June 2015 Duration: 11:26
  • iCloud Family Sharing on iOS Description

    iCloud Family Sharing is a great way to both reduce and manage the costs of buying Apps, Music, Videos and iBooks.

    Up to six Family Members can pool their current purchases and share access with each other. With the iCloud Family Sharing “Organiser” in place, all purchases can be made with a single credit card, and if you have kids, you can authorise all requested purchase with “Ask To Buy”.

    With the soon to be launched MUSIC App, you’ll also be able to get a Family membership plan - six individual accounts for just $14.99.

    You may have been putting it off, but now might be a good time to checkout iCloud Family Sharing.

    In this episode, I take a look at iCloud Family Sharing from a users perspective on the iPad.

    Following on from this week's Mac show, I take a look at setting up a user for iCloud Family Sharing, in this case an under 13. As part of the iCloud Family Sharing features, you can set up an "Ask to Buy" policy, and I demonstrate how this works in practice.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Overview
    • Music & Video
    • App Store
    • iBooks
    • Ask To Buy
    • Photos & Calendar
    • Location - Find My Friends
  • SCOI0222

    Apple Watch - Part 6 - Alarms, Timer & Stopwatch

    Not surprisingly, Apple Watch has a number of time related apps!

    As well as the customisable Watch faces, there are also separate apps for Alarms, Time and Stopwatch. 

    In this episode, I run through the various functions and features of all three apps, plus a workaround for Podcast fans to sync Podcasts to your Apple Watch.

    Date: 19th June 2015 Duration: 15:22
  • Apple Watch - Part 6 - Alarms, Timer & Stopwatch Description

    Not surprisingly, Apple Watch has a number of time related apps!

    As well as the customisable Watch faces, there are also separate apps for Alarms, Time and Stopwatch. 

    In this episode, I run through the various functions and features of all three apps, plus a workaround for Podcast fans to sync Podcasts to your Apple Watch. 

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Setting Up Complications
    • Alarms
    • Timer
    • Stopwatch
    • World Clock
    • Podcast Transfer
  • SCOI0221

    Apple Watch - Part 5 - Calendar

    Apple Watch gives you access to the next 7 days of events from your iCloud calendar. Review the week in List view or drill in to a more detailed Today view. 

    Get directions to your appointments, contact event organisers, find events using Siri or even create single events or recurring events using your Apple Watch. 

    Date: 12th June 2015 Duration: 14:44
  • Apple Watch - Part 5 - Calendar Description

    Apple Watch gives you access to the next 7 days of events from your iCloud calendar. Review the week in List view or drill in to a more detailed Today view. 

    Get directions to your appointments, contact event organisers, find events using Siri or even create single events or recurring events using your Apple Watch. 

    In this episode I take a look at using the Calendar app and all of its extremely useful features. I also mention a couple of tweaks I’ve done to my Apple Watch configuration to make it easier to use (for me at least) and also to improve the screen readability.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Configuration Change
    • Calendar App on iPhone
    • List View
    • Day View
    • Using Siri With Calendar
  • SCOI0220

    Clear for iOS

    Whilst the more complex task managers have their place, sometimes you just want to create a simple to-do list. 

    Clear is a simple application designed from the ground up for creating and checking off lists. Available for iPad, iPhone and the Mac, Clear is simple to use and gesture based. The iPhone App even has an Apple Watch app included.

    Date: 5th June 2015 Duration: 14:39
  • Clear for iOS Description

    Whilst the more complex task managers have their place, sometimes you just want to create a simple to-do list. 

    Clear is a simple application designed from the ground up for creating and checking off lists. Available for iPad, iPhone and the Mac, Clear is simple to use and gesture based. The iPhone App even has an Apple Watch app included.

    In this episode I look at using Clear on the iPhone and demonstrate the easy to use, gesture based interface. Optimised for speed, Clear gives you quick and easy access to all your tasks and allows you to clear them with a swipe!

    I also take a look at the Apple Watch app, brilliantly designed to have your lists on your wrist - complete tasks, create tasks and receive reminders and notifications on your Apple Watch

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Working With Tasks
    • Working With Lists
    • Settings
    • Apple Watch Integration
  • SCOI0219

    Apple Watch - Part 4 - Activity & Health

    One of the most surprisingly useful aspects of the Apple Watch is its focus on Activity and Health. 

    In this episode I take a look at the Activity Rings and the Workout App on the Apple Watch, along with a peek at the Activity App and the Health App on the iPhone. 

    Date: 29th May 2015 Duration: 16:43
  • Apple Watch - Part 4 - Activity & Health Description

    One of the most surprisingly useful aspects of the Apple Watch is its focus on Activity and Health. 

    In this episode I take a look at the Activity Rings and the Workout App on the Apple Watch, along with a peek at the Activity App and the Health App on the iPhone. 

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Activity Rings
    • Activity App on iPhone
    • Workout App
    • Activity Preferences
    • Integration with Health App
    • Medical ID
  • SCOI0218

    Paper by 53 - Update

    Paper is a fantastic drawing application for the iPad that allows anyone to create beautiful, stylistic images for presentations and illustrations.

    I've covered Paper by 53 before, but the application has been steadily improved and enhanced over time. The current release now includes Smart Shapes, making it even easier to draw business diagrams and much more - no artistic skills required!

    Date: 22nd May 2015 Duration: 17:38
  • Paper by 53 - Update Description

    Paper is a fantastic drawing application for the iPad that allows anyone to create beautiful, stylistic images for presentations and illustrations.

    I've covered Paper by 53 before, but the application has been steadily improved and enhanced over time. The current release now includes Smart Shapes, making it even easier to draw business diagrams and much more - no artistic skills required!

    As well as Smart Shapes, all the drawing tools previously only available as in-app purchases are now free to everyone. The colour controls have been enhanced with the ability to mix and save colours using the Colour wheel, and you can now access the Mix web service to both backup your notebooks and see other diagrams for inspiration. You can even download them and re-mix them yourself.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Introduction
    • Drawing Tools
    • Colour Wheel Support
    • Think Kit - Pen & Ruler
    • Think Kit - Fill
    • Think Kit - Cut
    • Exporting
    • Mix
  • SCOI0217

    Apple Watch - Part 3 - Email, Photos & Music

    The third tutorial taking a look at the new Apple Watch, in which I delve more deeply into some of the new features, namely Email, Photos and Music .

    Date: 15th May 2015 Duration: 15:48
  • Apple Watch - Part 3 - Email, Photos & Music Description

    The third tutorial taking a look at the new Apple Watch, in which I delve more deeply into some of the new features, namely Email, Photos and Music .

    Whilst you can't respond to email directly on the Apple Watch (see episode SCOI0216), it's a great device for triaging your email. You can even setup alerts for VIP emails to be sent straight to your Watch. I also take a look at using Photos and setting up the Album to be sync'd with your Apple Watch.

    Finishing off with a look at using your Apple Watch to control music playback on your iPhone, as well as how to sync and play Music directly from your Apple Watch using a Bluetooth headset.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Email on the Apple Watch
    • Photos on Apple Watch
    • Music on the Apple Watch
    • Music on the Apple Watch - Local
  • SCOI0216

    Apple Watch - Part 2 - Siri, Handoff, Apps & Glances

    The second tutorial taking a look at the new Apple Watch, in which I delve more deeply into some of the new features.

    Date: 8th May 2015 Duration: 18:21
  • Apple Watch - Part 2 - Siri, Handoff, Apps & Glances Description

    The second tutorial taking a look at the new Apple Watch, in which I delve more deeply into some of the new features.

    One of the important features of the Apple Watch is Siri and I cover the various ways to invoke Siri and its potential uses. I also take a look at using Handoff with the iPhone as well as basic notifications and a look at some ‘Glances’ from 3rd party applications.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Wrist Raise Configuration
    • Siri on Apple Watch
    • Handoff
    • Managing Apps
    • Basic Notifications
    • 3rd Party Glances
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  • SCOI0052

    OnCue, The Music Player

    The iOS Music player sucks, especially on the iPad!

    OnCue comes to the rescue and allows us to play our music in a flexible and fluid way. No longer restricted to rigid playlists, OnCue allows us to create a dynamic playlist on the fly. Listen to a track and add additional tracks to your queue as it plays. See what's coming next and re-adjust the queue by tap, hold and drag. It's a brilliant way to control your music.

    How many times have you listened to a random track, wanted to play more from that album but not bothered because of the hassle? OnCue makes it simple to queue up tracks from the same artist or Album currently playing, even find and play YouTube videos of the song. Want to create "Smart Queues" directly on you iOS device - OnCue can do that too!

    Date: 6th April 2012 Duration: 23:24
  • OnCue, The Music Player Description

    The iOS Music player sucks, especially on the iPad!

    OnCue comes to the rescue and allows us to play our music in a flexible and fluid way. No longer restricted to rigid playlists, OnCue allows us to create a dynamic playlist on the fly. Listen to a track and add additional tracks to your queue as it plays. See what's coming next and re-adjust the queue by tap, hold and drag. It's a brilliant way to control your music.

    How many times have you listened to a random track, wanted to play more from that album but not bothered because of the hassle? OnCue makes it simple to queue up tracks from the same artist or Album currently playing, even find and play YouTube videos of the song. Want to create "Smart Queues" directly on you iOS device - OnCue can do that too!

    Available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, OnCue transforms the way you listen to your music. The full tutorial takes you through all the features of OnCue and starts from first principles of playing music and adding tracks to your queue.

    This full tutorial includes sections on:

    • Introduction to OnCue
    • Adding Tracks to The Queue
    • Track Information
    • Now Playing
    • Smart Queues
    • Landscape Mode
    • Settings
    • OnCue on the iPad
  • SCOI0219

    Apple Watch - Part 4 - Activity & Health

    One of the most surprisingly useful aspects of the Apple Watch is its focus on Activity and Health. 

    In this episode I take a look at the Activity Rings and the Workout App on the Apple Watch, along with a peek at the Activity App and the Health App on the iPhone. 

    Date: 29th May 2015 Duration: 16:43
  • Apple Watch - Part 4 - Activity & Health Description

    One of the most surprisingly useful aspects of the Apple Watch is its focus on Activity and Health. 

    In this episode I take a look at the Activity Rings and the Workout App on the Apple Watch, along with a peek at the Activity App and the Health App on the iPhone. 

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Activity Rings
    • Activity App on iPhone
    • Workout App
    • Activity Preferences
    • Integration with Health App
    • Medical ID
  • SCOI0210

    Things 2 for iOS

    Things 2 is a fully featured task manager application from Cultured Code. Since we last covered it, Things has had many new much requested features added, most importantly cross platform syncing.

    In this episode, Todd Olthoff brings us up to speed on the main features of Things 2 on iOS and explores some of the new features.

    Date: 27th March 2015 Duration: 5986394
  • Things 2 for iOS Description

    Things 2 is a fully featured task manager application from Cultured Code. Since we last covered it, Things has had many new much requested features added, most importantly cross platform syncing.

    In this episode, Todd Olthoff brings us up to speed on the main features of Things 2 on iOS and explores some of the new features.

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Installation & Set Up
    • Adding Tasks
    • Organizing Your Tasks
    • Working with Projects
    • The Logbook
    • Cloud Sync
    • Siri Integration
    • Setting Badge Preferences
    • Sharing From Other Applications To Things
  • SCOI0181

    Special iOS 8 Launch Episode

    It's finally here! The most significant release of iOS since the iPhone launch itself - iOS 8

    This special episode takes you through some of the decision points of deciding to upgrade to iOS 8, and walks you through the upgrade process.

    I'll be covering iOS 8 extensively over the next month or so, as well as looking at iOS 8 impacts and influences the top third party apps.

    Date: 17th September 2014 Duration: 19:16
  • Special iOS 8 Launch Episode Description

    It's finally here! The most significant release of iOS since the iPhone launch itself - iOS 8

    This special episode takes you through some of the decision points of deciding to upgrade to iOS 8, and walks you through the upgrade process.

    I'll be covering iOS 8 extensively over the next month or so, as well as looking at iOS 8 impacts and influences the top third party apps.

    There will be lots of short snappy looks at iOS 8 functionality all over the internet, but that's not how we roll here at ScreenCastsOnline. There will be no knee jerk reaction or rush to flood you with superficial or lightweight views of such an important topic. Each future episode will look in depth at the various aspects of iOS 8 and ultimately how it will impact with OS X Yosemite.

    That being said, I couldn't resist giving you a little teaser at some of the new features of iOS 8 in this special launch episode.

    Just to reinforce one of the messages in the episode, if you currently use iCloud for document storage or iCloud syncing between your iOS devices and your Mac, DO NOT OPT TO UPGRADE TO ICLOUD DRIVE! Your documents will be inaccessible from your Mac and iCloud syncing will break, at least until OS X Yosemite is out!

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Considerations Before Upgrading
    • Backup Your Device
    • OTA Upgrade
    • iCloud Drive Considerations
    • iOS 8 Taster!
    • Health App
    • Messages
    • App Switcher Contacts
  • SCOI0047

    PDFpen for iPad

    A great ScreenCastsOnline favourite, PDFpen on the Mac is indispensable for reading and annotating PDFs.

    Well the rich functionality of PDFpen is now available for the iPad.

    Not only does it have the ability to annotate and correct your PDFs right on the iPad, PDFpen for iPad also has full iCloud support and integrates with a multitude of different services.

    Date: 2nd March 2012 Duration: 26:18
  • PDFpen for iPad Description

    A great ScreenCastsOnline favourite, PDFpen on the Mac is indispensable for reading and annotating PDFs.

    Well the rich functionality of PDFpen is now available for the iPad.

    Not only does it have the ability to annotate and correct your PDFs right on the iPad, PDFpen for iPad also has full iCloud support and integrates with a multitude of different services. So you can update a PDF on your iPad, save to iCloud and access it with PDFpen on your Mac.

    The application has a multitude of features including:

    • Read and edit PDF documents on your iPad
    • Store documents in iCloud for sharing between devices
    • Add text, images and signatures to PDFs
    • Correct text in original PDF with editable text blocks
    • Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF
    • Import images from iPad Photo Library
    • Save frequently-used images, signatures, objects and text for reuse
    • Fill out PDF forms
    • Add notes, comments, and freehand scribbles
    • Draw lines, arrows, rectangles, ellipses and polygons
    • Mark up documents with highlighting, underscoring and strikethrough; proofreading symbol collection included
    • Copy, combine, rename and delete files
    • Thumbnail view sidebar for easy skimming
    • Retrieve and save PDFs directly with Dropbox, Evernote and Google Docs; share PDFs with a computer via Wi-Fi; transfer files using iTunes, FTP, WebDAV, and iDisk.

    In this sponsored screencast, I take you through all the important features as well as leading your through the setup of the iCloud integration.

  • SCOI0067

    Chrome for iOS

    Chrome for iOS is Google's new browser for the iPad and iPhone.

    In this tutorial, I take you through some of the unique features of this cross platform browser, exploring the gesture based interface, the voice search, accessing tabs from other devices and much more.

    Date: 20th July 2012 Duration: 14:03
  • Chrome for iOS Description

    Chrome for iOS is Google's new browser for the iPad and iPhone.

    In this tutorial, I take you through some of the unique features of this cross platform browser, exploring the gesture based interface, the voice search, accessing tabs from other devices and much more.

    This full tutorial includes sections on:

    • Introduction to Chrome
    • Chrome User Interface
    • Using Voice Search
    • Using Bookmarks & Other Devices
    • Other Menu Options



  • SCOI0211

    BitTorrent Sync for iOS

    So many iCloud sync services to choose from - iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, Google Drive and many, many more.

    All these services rely on a central server infrastructure and all require you to pay for extra storage or bandwidth.

    What if you could remove the need for centralised servers, sync unlimited files across multiple platforms securely and best of all, have all this at no cost?

    Well you can with BitTorrent Sync!

    Date: 3rd April 2015 Duration: 13:51
  • BitTorrent Sync for iOS Description

    So many iCloud sync services to choose from - iCloud, Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, Google Drive and many, many more.

    All these services rely on a central server infrastructure and all require you to pay for extra storage or bandwidth.

    What if you could remove the need for centralised servers, sync unlimited files across multiple platforms securely and best of all, have all this at no cost?

    Well you can with BitTorrent Sync!

    BitTorrent Sync is a peer to peer file transfer mechanism built on the highly efficient BitTorrent Protocol. Designed for ease of use and with large file support, BitTorrent Sync is a highly effective way to keep folders of files in sync across your LAN or across the Internet. You can invite others to share your folders with either read only or read write access. All unlimited and for free.

    In this episode I take a look at installing and using BitTorrent Sync on iOS. In this week's Mac show - SCOM0497 - I also take a look at BitTorrent Sync on OS X

    Please note that this tutorial is based on BitTorrent Sync 1.4 and version 2.0 has since been released since the tutorial was recorded.

    All is not lost though, you'll get a good understanding of the core technologies and use cases of BitTorrent Sync by viewing the tutorials, it's just that now it's even more feature rich. Check out the tutorials and then visit this link to learn what's new in V2.0

    The full tutorial covers:

    • Introduction
    • Adding Folders
    • Auto Sync
    • Adding Files From iPad
    • Camera Roll Backup
    • Settings
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