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watchOS and tvOS Update

Date: 21st September 2021

Duration: 28:27

Show ref: SCOM1084

In this doubleheader screencast, Don and Lee take you through some of the new features in tvOS 15 and watchOS 8. You see how Control Center in tvOS has become a lot more useful, and how sharing content is now available on Apple TV. Lee focuses on the main additions to watchOS, including the Contacts app, how to set multiple timers, as well as the new Portrait watch face.

iOS & iPadOS 15 Preview

Date: 17th September 2021

Duration: 48:17

Show ref: SCOM1083

It's time for the latest updates to your favourite mobile operating systems! Whereas previous versions have included one or two standout features, iOS and iPadOS15 is slightly more understated, with lots of smaller feature updates and improvements to get your teeth into.

In this video, Lee shows you the new multitasking triggers in iPadOS, walks through the Safari layout in both operating systems, and managing tab groups. You also learn about taming your notifications with Scheduled Summary, how to use the new Focus mode, and much more.

SCO Members App

Date: 14th September 2021

Duration: 15:54

Show ref: SCOM1082

In this tip video, Don goes through the main features of the latest version of the SCO Members App, which is a great way to view the videos as well as accessing and reading the monthly magazine. You also learn how to download content for offline viewing when you don't have an internet connection.

The SCO Members App is available on Mac, as well as iOS and iPadOS.

Any.do

Date: 10th September 2021

Duration: 32:24

Show ref: SCOM1081

Task managers seem to be everywhere within the App Store at the moment so whenever one hits the market, it's important for it to have some form of hook that separates it from the competition. Any.do shares many features with its rivals, such as cross-platform access, integration with cloud-based automation tools, as well as a tiered subscription level.

However, it offers a nuanced view on focusing, scheduling your day and setting up grocery lists on mobile that is slightly more unique. This week Lee helps you discover Any.do and its many features on iPad and iPhone.

Tip - Templates in Fantastical

Date: 7th September 2021

Duration: 09:27

Show ref: SCOM1080

Creating repeating events in calendar applications can save a lot of time, however what about those events that don't follow a regular schedule, yet are similar in configuration? Creating these again and again can be tiresome.

With Fantastical, there is no need for this as it allows you to create both event and task templates. Lee shows you how to do this on both Mac and iOS in this week's tip.

Ulysses Updates

Date: 3rd September 2021

Duration: 39:25

Show ref: SCOM1079

Ulysses has just reached version 23 so we thought it would be a good idea to spend time looking back at some of the major iterations and feature releases that this excellent writing application has undergone in the last five years. (Hint: there are a ton and it's easy to miss some!)

In this roll-up video, Lee shows you the basics of Ulysses before diving in into features like Split Editor, Revision Mode, Grammar and Spell Checking, Filters, and more, on macOS, iOS and iPadOS.

Tip - Sofa Update

Date: 31st August 2021

Duration: 09:07

Show ref: SCOM1078

Lee decided to show you the new functionality within Sofa, the downtime organizer for iOS, after this favorite app got some new features in version 3.0.

Being a firm believer in your downtime being as important as working time, Lee walks you through the app's new subscription structure, Super Sofa, and introduces you to the new additions this pro version brings, such as The Shelf, Sticky Notes, and Activity Filtering.

System Preferences - Hidden Gems

Date: 27th August 2021

Duration: 33:09

Show ref: SCOM1077

You're probably very familiar with System Preferences if you've been using macOS for any length of time. Over the years, however, Apple has added more and more functionality and options into the various Preference Panes so it's hard to know every trick buried within.

This screencast is not a methodical walk-through of every available feature. Instead, Allison cherry-picks some of the more interesting and buried options that you may not know about.

Tip - Henry for iOS

Date: 24th August 2021

Duration: 07:55

Show ref: SCOM1076

In this week's tip, Rosemary shows you a new addition to the habit tracking space, and that's Henry. This simple yet clever utility makes creating and tracking new or established habits enjoyable and easy. It also brings with it a well-being element as well as encouragement, to keep you motivated as you track your progress.

Digitising Photos

Date: 20th August 2021

Duration: 32:24

Show ref: SCOM1075

Faced with the gargantuan task of digitising thousands of photos, Don decided to make this project-based tutorial to assist if you are ever faced with such a task. The secret is the speed and quality of scanning along with capable automation tools to make the whole process easier.

In this screencast, Don takes you on a tour of his chosen method along with the tools he uses along the way, from scanning his images all the way to a final import into Photos.

Tip - More Useful Zoom Tricks

Date: 17th August 2021

Duration: 08:05

Show ref: SCOM1074

This week, Tim is back with three more Zoom tips that can take your experience further, especially when you are the host. You learn about the vanishing pen, how to use the live transcripts feature, then take a closer look at statistics and what they can tell you.

MindNode Revisited

Date: 13th August 2021

Duration: 32:39

Show ref: SCOM1073

There are many times when you have an idea and thought that is not fully formed and you need a space to think it through and connect the dots. These types of situations are perfect for a mind mapping application like MindNode.

MindNode is an application we have covered in the past but has had so many features added across both Mac and iOS versions that we felt we needed to do a MindNode Revisited show. In this screencast Todd Olthoff uses MindNode to handle the aspects of his own home remodel and finds that the application can handle everything he needs to get the job done and does it well across all his devices.

Tip - Keystroke Pro

Date: 10th August 2021

Duration: 09:15

Show ref: SCOM1072

If you need to visualise the keystrokes you press, whether recording videos or screen sharing, a utility that is dedicated to this function may be needed. Whenever macOS is updated however, screen recording applications that have this functionality built-in can be unreliable.

Keystroke Pro is a great utility that not only presents your keystrokes on screen as you type, but allows you to configure the size, type, colour and position on the screen. Lee is your guide on the Keystroke Pro tour in this week's tip.

Maintaining Focus

Date: 6th August 2021

Duration: 31:22

Show ref: SCOM1071

In this video, Lee takes a shift from the normal approach to our full videos and looks at a number of utilities that share a common theme: focus. These apps, included as part of the Setapp subscription, will help you achieve this.

Serenity will help reduce the number of notifications you hear, PliimPRO cleans your desktop and environment ready for giving presentations and screen sharing, NoNotify will let the applications control your Do Not Disturb settings, Time Out forces you to take regular breaks and finally, Be Focused allows you to work in focused blocks of time.

Tip - Useful Zoom Tricks

Date: 3rd August 2021

Duration: 07:28

Show ref: SCOM1070

Videoconferencing has seen a big surge in the last couple of years and has become an integral part of how many of us get work done and interact with the world around us.

Tim Stringer has been a Zoom power user for a long time, and in this week's tip show, he shares 3 ways you can get more out of your Zoom sessions.

Slack for Mac Update

Date: 30th July 2021

Duration: 19:38

Show ref: SCOM1069

For many of us working from home, Slack is a tool that we use to collaborate with teams and is also popular with software companies that want to connect their users so they can provide feedback and interact with each other.

This week, Rosemary shows you some tips, tricks, and plenty of keyboard shortcuts to help you use Slack more efficiently on the Mac.

Tip - Paletro

Date: 27th July 2021

Duration: 08:28

Show ref: SCOM1068

Remembering and accessing the available menu bar commands on your Mac can be a little daunting, especially for apps that you don't use as often. Paletro is a clever utility that can help you make sense of this. Lee introduces you to the app and shows you its many useful options so you can navigate your app's menus more efficiently with Paletro as your assistant.

OmniGraffle for Mac Pt. 2

Date: 23rd July 2021

Duration: 32:30

Show ref: SCOM1067

In the second part of this series, Lee continues his walkthrough of OmniGraffle on the Mac. Where the first video looked at the basics of the interface and populating the canvas with objects, Part 2 introduces topics like Object Stacks, Layers, using Stencils, as well as exporting your finished product.

Tip - Do More with Messages

Date: 20th July 2021

Duration: 07:57

Show ref: SCOM1066

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you some lesser-known features of the Messages app!

OmniGraffle for Mac Pt. 1

Date: 16th July 2021

Duration: 39:30

Show ref: SCOM1065

OmniGraffle is a diagramming and visualizing application from the Omni Group that is used by web designers, architects and project managers the world over. It's a feature-rich application with a fairly steep learning curve.

In the first of this two-part series, Lee breaks down the interface into four distinct sections to make it easier to understand. You also learn about objects, how to get them on the canvas, and how to format them so they look just right.