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watchOS 9 Overview

Date: 30th September 2022

Duration: 26:10

Show ref: SCOM1191

It's been a while since we've looked at the operating system powering Apple Watch, so with the release of watchOS 9, we decided the time was right. In this show, Don explores the functionality and usefulness of these new features and apps.

Tip - Carbon Copy Cloner 6 Update

Date: 27th September 2022

Duration: 06:52

Show ref: SCOM1190

With many changes added in Carbon Copy Cloner 6, we've released an update to the full show by Allison, which covered the app in great detail. With the basics already under your belt, Darcy gets you up to speed by looking at the new interface elements, customised automation for scheduled backups, deeper folder monitoring, and more.

Timery

Date: 23rd September 2022

Duration: 43:12

Show ref: SCOM1189

Timery is a powerful time tracking app for Mac & iOS that simplifies this process across your projects. With a great user interface, powerful widgets, and phenomenal support for Shortcuts, Timery a great option for anyone wanting to take control of their time. In this episode, Mike covers the basics on iPhone, iPad, and the Mac, and walks through some recommended settings to optimize your experience.

Tip - Customising Raycast

Date: 20th September 2022

Duration: 07:35

Show ref: SCOM1188

As a follow-up to his full show on Raycast (SCOM1169), Darcy shows you how to go even further by examining its Preferences window in detail. There are dozens of options available from setting aliases and hotkeys, to appearance and searching options. Take the next step in your knowledge of this great utility!

Tip - Gestimer

Date: 16th September 2022

Duration: 05:13

Show ref: SCOM1187

In this tip, Mike brings you a simple and elegant macOS menu bar app to take care those little reminders throughout your day. Simply drag and drop from the menu bar to create short-term reminders for things that don't quite fit in a dedicated task manager.

iOS 16 Overview

Date: 13th September 2022

Duration: 29:04

Show ref: SCOM1186

iOS

It's that time again! Apple just released iOS16, the new version of its mobile operating system for iPhone. The day after its official launch, Don is here to take you through some new features including the new and improved Lock Screen, and points out some improvements on existing apps such as Mail and Photos.

Hazel - Pt 2

Date: 9th September 2022

Duration: 32:45

Show ref: SCOM1185

In this video, Lee continues his coverage of Hazel, by Noodlesoft. Lee builds on what was covered in Part 1 by looking at how Hazel is used to keep your desktop lean with its Trash monitoring. You also learn about App Sweep, monitoring specific folders, as well how to import and export your Hazel rules to sync them with other machines and users. Lee also shows you a real world example that uses both Hazel and the venerable Automator app.

Tip - Shazam

Date: 6th September 2022

Duration: 10:36

Show ref: SCOM1184

As a music lover, there are lots of apps that Lee has recommended here at SCO to help you build your music library. However the most used app has gone uncovered—until now. Shazam allows you to identify the title and artist of a song that is currently playing. More than this, it can automatically add this track to a playlist in either Apple Music or Spotify, as well as view similar music, track concert information for artists, and more.

Synology Update

Date: 2nd September 2022

Duration: 30:39

Show ref: SCOM1183

After using his original Synology NAS for about 5 years, Don decided to upgrade it to a newer model when his unit started exhibiting some performance issues. There have been a lot of changes and improvements since we first covered Synology hardware back in 2017, so in this episode Don takes a fresh look at features that are part of the operating system. After going over the basics, you discover options like setting up Time Machine backups, as well as setting up Synology Drive on both Mac and iPad.

Tip - WidgetWall

Date: 30th August 2022

Duration: 09:22

Show ref: SCOM1182

Widgets have been a popular addition to iOS and iPadOS for some time now, however macOS has been left short. WidgetWall, by AmicoApps, allows you access to a limited set of widgets by simply pressing function and F11 on your keyboard. Whilst there are just a few stock widgets available within the app, they are extremely functional and in this video, Lee shows you how to add and configure them.

GoodNotes

Date: 26th August 2022

Duration: 31:46

Show ref: SCOM1181

GoodNotes is a phenomenal note-taking app for iPadOS with stellar Apple Pencil support for handwriting, that has improved a lot since we last covered it a few years ago. In this episode, Mike takes a look at the added tools, the collaboration and sharing features, and goes over a few GoodNotes workflows. He concludes by taking a brief look at the improved Mac app.

Tip - ReelTime

Date: 23rd August 2022

Duration: 13:50

Show ref: SCOM1180

As a productivity coach, Lee has always been mindful of the fact that downtime is as important as uptime. He loves applications that allow him to make the most of this. Reeltime is a movie and TV show tracker that keeps a log of everything you have watched, informs you of upcoming releases, and helps you discover content from your favourite stars. In this video, Lee show you how to set up the app on iPhone, sync it with a Trakt account, and maintain lists of your preferred media titles.

Airtable Update - Pt 2

Date: 19th August 2022

Duration: 31:04

Show ref: SCOM1179

In this second of a new two-part series on Airtable, Don takes a look at some of the newer features that have made their way to this popular online database service. Automations allow you to set up triggers and actions to make your data work for you. Data-rich views of the data from your tables can be created using Interfaces. And finally, Extensions make it possible to add modules to enhance your Airtable experience.

Tip - Two-Factor Authentication Primer

Date: 16th August 2022

Duration: 09:38

Show ref: SCOM1178

With so much of our lives lived online today it can make one feel a little concerned about how their data is protected. In today’s tip, Darcy takes us through a primer on Two-Factor Authentication, which offers greater protection for your accounts and personal information online. He also shows you, side by side, Apple's Passwords & Keychain feature, and a dedicated 2FA app called OTP Auth.

Numbers - Pt 3

Date: 12th August 2022

Duration: 47:17

Show ref: SCOM1177

In this video, Lee completes his 3-part deep dive into Numbers for Mac. If the idea of using charts to represent your data has seemed a little daunting in the past, this is the video for you. The first half is dedicated solely to charts, looking at the different types you can set up and the use cases behind them, as well as formatting them so they look their best. Lee also shows you how to find information on complex functions, and wraps up with additional features not covered in the previous two videos.

Tip - Tripsy

Date: 9th August 2022

Duration: 11:20

Show ref: SCOM1176

This week Darcy showcases an app that can assist you in visualising and organising you holidays on your device. With Tripsy you can enter all information related to your trip such as flights, accommodation and locations, into a single event which you can then view on an interactive map. Darcy demonstrates how to collect information from emails as well as import travel documents. You also learn about calendar sync and templates.

Airtable Update - Pt 1

Date: 5th August 2022

Duration: 33:22

Show ref: SCOM1175

Airtable is one of the tools we use daily here at ScreenCastsOnline to assist us with our show creation and our post production workflows. It's been quite a while since we covered this indispensable service, so we decided to start from scratch.

In the first of this two-part series, Don goes over the basics of Base and Table creation, taking a look at some of the most commonly used fields. In addition, he also shows you how to link tables and configure a rollup fields. You also get familiar with the many views available in Airtable.

Tip - PictureThis

Date: 2nd August 2022

Duration: 13:35

Show ref: SCOM1174

In a departure from the type of app he usually covers, Lee looks at a practical application to help with the maintenance of his garden. PictureThis can help any gardener, from beginner to expert, care for their plants and greenery. In this short screencast, you look at how PictureThis is able to identify plant types using the iPhone camera and create care plans for them. You also learn how to set reminders for watering and fertilising, and take a look at the vast amount of resources available in the app.

Bike

Date: 29th July 2022

Duration: 29:06

Show ref: SCOM1173

Bike is a fast and fluid Mac app that combines the powerful features of a top-tier outliner with the freedom of a text editor. It can handle any size of text file you throw at it, and in this screencast Mike demonstrates how and when to use the outlining and text editing modes, how to navigate your document swiftly using keyboard shortcuts, as well as several other useful features Bike offers on the Mac.

Tip - Finder Hidden Extras

Date: 26th July 2022

Duration: 09:09

Show ref: SCOM1172

Finder is, of course, the core app on the Mac to access and manage your files and folders within the OS. Although there are several third-party options out there for those who want more features and functionality, some built-in options that can improve your overall experience in Finder aren't enabled by default. In this video, Lee brings you a series of tips around these lesser-known features, some of which you may have forgotten about, or perhaps are discovering for the first time.