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Tip - Translation on iOS 14

Date: 12th January 2021

Duration: 05:31

Show ref: SCOM1012

With the release of iOS 14, Apple included a utility application that has gone under the radar yet provides an amazing amount of functionality. Translate is easy to use and helps ensure that when you need to converse in another language, or translate spoken words, you can do so. In this video, Lee walks you through the functionality of this useful app. 

HoudahSpot 6

Date: 8th January 2021

Duration: 32:23

Show ref: SCOM1011

Finding files on your Mac can be a difficult and sometimes a frustrating task because of their sheer number — we all have so many! HoudahSpot is an application that allows you to do refined searches to get just the files you are looking for and includes several useful presets right out of the box.

We have covered HoudahSpot in the past so this screencast from Todd focuses on the updates that version 6 brings to the search party.

Tip - Calendar and Contacts in Big Sur

Date: 5th January 2021

Duration: 10:53

Show ref: SCOM1010

Not a lot has changed in Calendar and Contacts in Big Sur, other than the expected visual refresh. With that in mind, Don shows you some lesser-known features from both of these core macOS applications, and adds a little Automator trick as a bonus!

Raindrop.io

Date: 1st January 2021

Duration: 34:49

Show ref: SCOM1009

Bookmarks saved in any web browser can quickly become disorganised if not given regular love and attention. Raindrop.io is a dedicated bookmarks manager on macOS that allows you to keep your bookmarks organised and that also integrates with third-party utilities to allow you to both use and store bookmarks from a variety of sources.

Lee takes you through Raindrop.io in great detail and shows you just how flexible and useful the service is. You also learn how to install and use an Alfred workflow that makes it easy to add to your bookmarks collection as well as search through it.

Tip - Intercom in iOS 14.2

Date: 29th December 2020

Duration: 08:10

Show ref: SCOM1008

In this tip, Rosemary demonstrates how you can configure and use Intercom with HomePod and iOS devices to easily talk to your family members around the house, or when they're out and about.

Photos on Big Sur

Date: 25th December 2020

Duration: 46:49

Show ref: SCOM1007

Finding the right solution for working with your photos on the Mac can be difficult with many options available on the App Store. One of the best options already exists on every Mac: Photos.

Photos has been growing over the past few years, adding more features and options for organizing, editing, and sharing your images. Since we haven't had a look at Photos in a while, this week Todd is giving you a fresh tour of the app running in macOS 11 Big Sur.

On behalf of all of us at ScreenCastsOnline to all who celebrate it, Merry Christmas.

Tip - Apple Mail in Big Sur

Date: 22nd December 2020

Duration: 08:26

Show ref: SCOM1006

This week's tip show takes another look at Apple Mail in Big Sur and explores some of the new features and enhancements to the existing functionality of the app.

Halide Mark II

Date: 18th December 2020

Duration: 33:12

Show ref: SCOM1005

Halide Mark II is a camera application that gives manual control over shutter speed and ISO on your iPhone, giving you more flexibility over these two important aspects of exposure. There are also unique settings that allow you to capture both RAW and JPEG images at the same time.

In this screencast, Todd explains what the exposure triangle is so you can better appreciate the manual controls at your fingertips. After getting a tour of the app's interface, you dive deeper into the controls and settings available in Halide Mark II so you can take full advantage of all it has to offer.

Tip - Control Center & Notifications in Big Sur

Date: 15th December 2020

Duration: 11:02

Show ref: SCOM1004

The latest version of macOS, Big Sur, brings with it an overhaul of much of the core functionality. Here, Lee takes a deeper look at how the Control Center and Notification Center have been modified to look a lot more like their iOS counterparts. You learn how to configure both areas, and how to add and remove widgets from the Notification Center.

Loom

Date: 11th December 2020

Duration: 30:17

Show ref: SCOM1003

Loom allows you to capture video of your screen and optionally your webcam while simultaneously uploading the video to the Loom online service. When you're finished recording, you can use the Loom web service to crop out portions of your video screencast, add calls to action, and share a link to your video.

In this week's episode, Allison gives you a tour of Loom and walks you through its workflow for creating screencasts.

Tip - Home App in Big Sur

Date: 8th December 2020

Duration: 09:20

Show ref: SCOM1002

In this tip, Rosemary shows you some of the changes to the Home App in Big Sur, while giving you a tour of the application using her home setup.

Microsoft Teams - Pt3

Date: 4th December 2020

Duration: 41:09

Show ref: SCOM1001

In the third and final part of this deep dive into Microsoft Teams, Lee moves away from basic messaging, communications and file sharing and into some of the different applications and integrations that can be made with the software. He shows you how applications like OneNote and Microsoft Planner can be used in a Teams environment, and how you can configure third-party applications using Trello as an example. The series concludes with a look at Teams on iOS.

Tip - 1000th show

Date: 1st December 2020

Duration: 16:00

Show ref: SCOM1000

For the 1000th show, I thought I'd take a walk down memory lane and take a look at how ScreenCastsOnline has developed over the last fifteen years. I take a look at some of the old website designs and bring us up to date with the current features and scope of ScreenCastsOnline and its companion apps.

There's also an announcement of a special prize draw for this week! 

iMovie for iOS

Date: 27th November 2020

Duration: 30:52

Show ref: SCOM0999

This week, you learn how to create and edit a trailer in iMovie, as well as how to export your creations. Rosemary also shows you how to use the Movie feature to create you own project, including adding filters, titles, and sound effects.

Apple M1 Mac First Look

Date: 24th November 2020

Duration: 11:47

Show ref: SCOM0998

This week's special tip video isn't a tip video at all!

After taking delivery of the Apple MacBook Air with the new M1 chip, Don decided to takes you through his first impressions of the performance of the new machine. It's quite an eye-opener!

He also explains some of the complexities that come with the various types of apps that can be run on these new M1-powered Macs.

Microsoft Teams - Pt 2

Date: 20th November 2020

Duration: 44:00

Show ref: SCOM0997

In this video, Lee continues his detailed walkthrough of Microsoft Teams. Building on the foundations that were laid in Part 1, the core elements of Teams are covered, namely Calls, File Management and Meetings. You learn how to send and receive calls, share your screen or an individual application, as well as upload and edit files. Lee also shows you how to schedule and join meetings from both Teams and Outlook. 

Tip - Security Camera Support in iOS 14

Date: 17th November 2020

Duration: 12:37

Show ref: SCOM0996

In this tip, Rosemary shows you how to set up and use security cameras in iOS 14, with a focus on HomeKit Secure Video, as well as Activity Views and the new Facial Recognition feature. You also learn about the various types of notifications you can receive based on specific activity.

macOS 11 - Big Sur Update

Date: 12th November 2020

Duration: 26:54

Show ref: SCOM0995

macOS 11 - Big Sur - is Apple's latest OS for the Mac.

With it comes a fresh bright new look and some design refinements.

In this first look show, Don takes a look at some of the more important changes to macOS to get you off and running. We'll do some deeper dives in future tips shows.

Fitness App on iPhone

Date: 10th November 2020

Duration: 11:48

Show ref: SCOM0994

This week, Lee looks at how the new and improved Fitness application on iOS can help you with your day-to-day fitness goals. It has come a long way since it's inception as the Activity app and in this tip, you learn how to use the app to track historical fitness data, gamify your fitness regime, and identify areas that need improvement. Lee also shows you how to challenge friends to competitions.

Microsoft Teams - Pt 1

Date: 6th November 2020

Duration: 50:05

Show ref: SCOM0993

With so many of us working remotely, we are now using tools and adopting practices that are oftentimes new to us. One service that has proved to be very popular in businesses and communities alike is Microsoft Teams. Teams allows you to communicate, collaborate on files and socialise with your friends, colleagues and loved ones even when you can't be with them.

In the first part of this series, Lee walks you through the different Teams pricing plans and shows the interface for the first time. You also learn how to set up and modify new Teams and Channels, as well as posting conversations and announcements.