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Hazel 5 - Pt 1

Date: 10th June 2022

Duration: 38:11

Show ref: SCOM1159

Hazel has been around for a long time as a utility application on macOS, looking at folders of your choosing and watching for changes, so that it can work magic and move/copy/rename files as well as a whole host of other actions. Previous versions of Hazel lived in System Preferences, however the release of version 5 of Hazel heralded a new era, that of a stand-alone application on the Mac.

In the first of a two-part series, Lee starts with the basics of purchasing and installing Hazel before setting up some basic rules. He continues with some real-world examples that highlight some key features that help you manage your files.

Rosemary is back, and in this tip she shares two of her favourite Safari extensions on iOS. Vinegar aims to improve your video watching experience on the web, whilst Super Agent helps you tame those annoying cookie notifications! These simple extensions make your web surfing experience on iOS more enjoyable, as you'll learn here.

Tweetbot for Mac

Date: 3rd June 2022

Duration: 32:29

Show ref: SCOM1157

There are a number of Twitter clients available these days, and one of our favorites is Tweetbot from Tapbots. In this screencast Todd shows you many of the features of Tweetbot 3 for the Mac, including Lists, Columns, and Search, and he shows you how to connect multiple Twitter accounts right within the app.

Tip - Jacquie Lawson Ecards

Date: 31st May 2022

Duration: 10:42

Show ref: SCOM1156

In this screencast, Judy introduces you to Jacquie Lawson and her online greeting card service. Each one of Jacquie's cards is a work of art that combines painting, animation, and music. Using the Jacquie Lawson Ecards app on iPad, Judy shows you how to create and send a card, and shares her favorite one, along with a bonus iPad tip.

1Password 8 for Mac - Pt 2

Date: 27th May 2022

Duration: 33:35

Show ref: SCOM1155

In this second 1Password 8 for Mac screencast, Don dives deeper into the new features that make this software the ultimate password manager, including Watchtower and Collections. You also learn about 1Password Families and how to share logins and other information using additional vaults.

Tip - Markdown Basics

Date: 24th May 2022

Duration: 15:37

Show ref: SCOM1154

Writing in plain text using Markdown formatting has become increasingly popular, and is now supported by a wide variety of text editors and apps, and even some web services. We thought it would be a good idea to have Lee go over Markdown syntax basics to get you going if you're new to it, or perhaps as a refresher if you're already using Markdown in your everyday writing.

1Password 8 for Mac - Pt 1

Date: 20th May 2022

Duration: 38:39

Show ref: SCOM1153

1Password has long been revered as the ultimate password manager for Mac and iOS. Completely rewritten, 1Password 8 is the latest version of this leading app. With a beautiful new interface and lots of new features, it brings another level of productivity and functionality to the Mac. In the first of a two-part series, Don takes a look at some of the basics of 1Password 8 and introduces you to some of its new features, including the brand new Universal Autofill.

Tip - Esse

Date: 17th May 2022

Duration: 15:53

Show ref: SCOM1152

Great utility applications on macOS are abundant, however ones that are completely free are in short supply, so we were really pleased to discover Esse by Ameba Labs, a text transformation tool for macOS, iOS, and iPadOS. It works as both a menu bar utility of a full stand-alone application and in this video, Lee walks you through how to use both versions on Mac, using a variety of examples.

Audio Hijack 4

Date: 13th May 2022

Duration: 38:32

Show ref: SCOM1151

Audio Hijack allows you access to record and route audio in ways that Apple didn’t build into macOS. Version 4 brings a dramatically improved user interface, making it easier for new users to understand and filled with enhancements for those already familiar with the software. Allison is here to show you this versatile audio tool and its features, using real world examples.

Tip - Play

Date: 10th May 2022

Duration: 15:19

Show ref: SCOM1150

The brains behind the MusicHarbor app on iOS, Marcos Tanaka, has switched gears from audio to video, with a Universal application called Play that allows you to find and catalogue YouTube videos for future viewing. In this short video, Lee goes through its features using his iPad, including the ability to organise your favourites using tags as well as descriptions.

Obsidian Plugins Starter Kit

Date: 6th May 2022

Duration: 29:46

Show ref: SCOM1149

Obsidian is more than just a text editor. By using the app's powerful plugin infrastructure, you can extend the capabilities of the app in some pretty amazing ways. In this episode Obsidian Power User Mike Schmitz walks you through installing and setting up the Daily Notes core plugin, which he uses to introduce three popular and very powerful community plugins: Calendar, Kanban, and Review.

Tip - Slack for iPad

Date: 3rd May 2022

Duration: 06:45

Show ref: SCOM1148

Slack, the popular cross-platform collaboration tool has recently received some love and attention on iPadOS, bringing it more into line with its desktop counterpart. Modifications have been made to the interface that are designed to help you focus on the conversations that are important to you. In this tip video, Lee runs you through the changes that have been made.

Luminar Neo

Date: 29th April 2022

Duration: 35:30

Show ref: SCOM1147

There are a lot of photo editors on the market but many require you to know some advanced skills like layering and masking to make the changes you want in your images. That's where Luminar Neo by Skylum Software comes in.

This AI-driven tool looks at the photo as a whole to perform some really impressive photo edits by simply moving a few sliders. Todd gets you started with this modern software package, a direct descendant of Luminar 4.

Tip - Hootsuite on iPad

Date: 26th April 2022

Duration: 08:04

Show ref: SCOM1146

Managing your social media accounts individually can be tedious, as you jump back and forth between platforms. This week Darcy introduces you to Hootsuite for iPad, an app that brings many of them under one roof so you can comment, share and monitor your activity more efficiently.

Microsoft Outlook - Pt 2

Date: 22nd April 2022

Duration: 42:13

Show ref: SCOM1145

In the second part of his Microsoft Outlook deep dive, Lee takes a look at the Calendar and Contact components on the Mac, with a few visits to the web app. You learn how to create both calendars and new events within them, schedule and invite others, as well as how to use categories to keep things organized.

Tip - Multitasking on iPad

Date: 19th April 2022

Duration: 05:21

Show ref: SCOM1144

iOS

Prior to iPadOS 15, multitasking on the iPad required mastery of various gestures and swipes that didn't feel very intuitive for a lot of users. Now with this latest version of iPadOS, Apple have introduced some new icons and visual cues to assist in exposing multitasking, making it a lot more flexible and useful. In this tip video, Don goes through this new multitasking approach with some real work examples using a variety of apps.

Setapp Recommendations

Date: 15th April 2022

Duration: 29:56

Show ref: SCOM1143

With over 230 apps to choose from, Setapp is a no-brainer subscription service for Mac and iOS. In this show, Don gives a brief overview of 8 utilities that are offered in Setapp, and that he uses daily to enhance his computing experience.

Tip - Automating Focus Modes

Date: 12th April 2022

Duration: 10:29

Show ref: SCOM1142

In this tip video, you learn how activating a Focus mode can automate the changing of your Apple Watch face, and how a Personal Automation in Shortcuts can trigger a Focus mode. Rose guides you through these two real-world examples that will surely inspire you to create your own with Focus mode as their main ingredient.

Microsoft Outlook - Pt 1

Date: 8th April 2022

Duration: 40:51

Show ref: SCOM1141

In this first screencast of a two-part series, Lee takes a look at the email features in Microsoft Outlook. Having undergone a substantial redesign, the new interface is now quite different and brings with it some new functionality. Here you learn about the licensing options you can choose from in order to use Outlook, how to add and remove accounts, categorize your emails, apply rules to your incoming messages, and much more.

Tip - Remind Me Faster for iOS

Date: 5th April 2022

Duration: 10:02

Show ref: SCOM1140

The Reminders app on iOS has received a lot of care and attention in recent system upgrades. However, the ability to quickly add reminders and tasks is still lacking. Remind Me Faster by Nick Leith can help you do just that by focusing on one job: enter the text that then appears in Reminders. Lee introduces the app and its functionality in this short video.