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Mastodon Overview

Date: 16th December 2022

Duration: 31:41

Show ref: SCOM1213

Due to recent changes to Twitter, many people have started looking for alternative social media platforms. The one that looks to be most popular is Mastodon. In this introduction, Don takes you through the basic structure of Mastodon, how to set it up and how to use its standard features. You also learn how to discover people to follow and configure your notifications so you get the most out of your experience.

Tip - Dynamic Island on iOS 16

Date: 13th December 2022

Duration: 05:30

Show ref: SCOM1212

You might have heard about the new Dynamic Island feature on iOS 16 (it's available on iPhone 14 Pro models) but may not have had the opportunity to see it in action. After using it for a few months, Don wouldn't be surprised if Apple rolled out this clever feature to all future iPhones. In this tip show, he shows you how it works and some of what it can provide.

TouchRetouch

Date: 9th December 2022

Duration: 40:41

Show ref: SCOM1211

TouchRetouch is an iOS and Mac app that is designed to help you remove unwanted objects from your photos. With a touch-first interface, it is trivially easy to remove things like power lines, smudges, and even fences forming a mesh. In this video, Allison shows you how the app works, mainly on iPad, but also on iPhone and the Mac. TouchRetouch is an amazingly capable app and worth well more than its $4.00 price tag!

Tip - Customize Your Trackpad in Ventura

Date: 6th December 2022

Duration: 05:40

Show ref: SCOM1210

In this tip, Mike walks you through the built-in Trackpad customization in macOS Ventura. From point & click to settings to several multi-finger gestures for things like Mission Control and App Exposé, there's a lot you can do to customize your Apple Magic Trackpad without relying on third-party software.

OmniOutliner - Pt 1

Date: 2nd December 2022

Duration: 34:19

Show ref: SCOM1209

The Omni Group's OmniOutliner is widely regarded as the premier outlining tool on both macOS, iPadOS and iOS. Currently on version 5, it is popular due to its impressive ability to be both easy to use, yet complex enough for those who need to get that bit more power and flexibility. In this first video in his two-part series, Lee covers the pricing model and compares the two versions of the application. Using the Mac, he then runs through building your first outline from an existing template, explains rows and columns and their many parameters, as well as how to use to toolbar effectively and search for content across your outline.

Tip - BetterTouchTool & Safari

Date: 29th November 2022

Duration: 10:28

Show ref: SCOM1208

In this tip video, Lee uses a productivity utility on macOS to make navigating tabs in Safari a lot quicker and easier. BetterTouchTool is available through the Setapp subscription and allows you to assign shortcuts to a variety of gestures that you can activate through your Trackpad, Magic Mouse, Keyboard and more. Some of Lee's most used gestures are covered in this short video

macOS Ventura Deeper Dive

Date: 25th November 2022

Duration: 20:22

Show ref: SCOM1207

In his first full-length SCO screencast, Darcy focuses on a few new macOS Ventura features. You learn about Continuity Camera in detail, are introduced to Passkeys, and dig deeper into System Settings (né System Preferences). This is bound to increase your knowledge of Apple's newest operating system on the Mac.

Tip - Xnapper

Date: 22nd November 2022

Duration: 12:49

Show ref: SCOM1206

Xnapper (pronounced "snapper") is a new utility for grabbing free-form selections and full window screenshots on macOS (with an iOS version coming soon). Having recently come out of beta release—and now a part of the Setapp collection—Xnapper has some useful features which make it stand out from its competitors, such as the ability to locate screen captures' version history as well as exporting for a variety of specific social media formats. Lee shows you all of it in his screencast.

Book Tracker

Date: 18th November 2022

Duration: 37:06

Show ref: SCOM1205

Book Tracker for iPhone, iPad, and Mac helps you manage your reading list. If you like to read, this handy little app will help you catalog your library, track your reading progress, save your favorite quotes, and more. Mike demonstrates why he feels this is an essential utility for all bookworms, regardless of the type of books they read.

Tip - Scrivener for iPad

Date: 15th November 2022

Duration: 08:01

Show ref: SCOM1204

Darcy brings Scrivener to life on iPad, showcasing its robust digital binder and cork board features. Add websites, photos, documents, organise your research and above all, write! This tip video shows you how to master organising your novel or screenplay and get it ready to share with the world.

Photos in Ventura

Date: 11th November 2022

Duration: 21:36

Show ref: SCOM1203

Alongside their recently-released new operating system, Apple has updated core applications, including Photos, where many of us manage our images across devices. In this screencast Todd walks through these updates on the Mac, which include iCloud Shared Photo Library (which got its own deep-dive coverage in a separate video), a built-in duplicates finder, and more. These additions and tweaks should go a long way to making your Photos experience a lot better.

Tip - iCloud Shared Photo Library

Date: 8th November 2022

Duration: 07:32

Show ref: SCOM1202

One of Apple's welcome new enhancements to the Photos app is the ability to share selected photos automatically with people you choose, using the newly introduced iCloud Shared Photo Library. This goes beyond Shared Albums in the way it's designed with important differences and advantages. Darcy shows you how to set it up, then goes over the useful features of the iCloud Shared Photo Library, including setting up the Camera app for automatic sharing.

Receipts

Date: 4th November 2022

Duration: 48:07

Show ref: SCOM1201

Tax season can be stressful and time-consuming for individuals and business owners alike, so it's good to have a tool that can relieve some of that burden. Receipts for macOS (included in Setapp) is one such software package. In this video, Lee shows you how to import your receipts and invoices, both manually and automatically, using a variety of techniques. He also goes over Receipts' text recognition ability, allowing information to be pulled from your imports. You also discover how to create detailed reports and export your receipts, making the end-of-the-year chore of preparing for taxes much smoother.

Tip - Pile

Date: 1st November 2022

Duration: 07:17

Show ref: SCOM1200

In this tip video, Darcy takes you through Pile, an app set to consolidate your bookmarks and organise them into different folders and categories. It is designed to make an experience out of managing articles, links, photos and notes by centering them around your own topics. Use tagging to maximise the organisation and collaborate with others when researching.

Tip - Morpho Converter

Date: 28th October 2022

Duration: 12:19

Show ref: SCOM1199

In this video, Lee takes a look at a really useful multi-platform unit conversion application, Morpho Converter. Using the iPhone as his device of choice, he shows you how to perform simple conversions and configure the home screen with quick access conversions of your choice. You also learn about accessing country-specific units and currency information to help with your travels, and much more.

macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16

Date: 25th October 2022

Duration: 31:13

Show ref: SCOM1198

It's time to take a look at the recently released macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16.1 operating systems from Apple. With the convergence of these two operating systems, many of the features and apps are available across all of Apple's platforms, to create an even more integrated experience. In this introductory tutorial, Don shows you the new way of multitasking on the Mac and iPad, Stage Manager, and goes over some other additions and improvements on both devices.

More Tiny Mac Tips

Date: 21st October 2022

Duration: 33:31

Show ref: SCOM1197

Allison is back with another series of tiny Mac tips designed to help you be more productive on your Mac. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned veteran, you're bound to learn something new.

She has five blog posts (so far) describing each of the tiny Mac tips she's demonstrated. You can use the written version as a handy reference to refresh your memory: Tiny Mac Tips Part Five with Links to Parts 1-4

Tip - Messages on iOS 16

Date: 18th October 2022

Duration: 07:41

Show ref: SCOM1196

Apple's iOS 16 has added new features to the Messages app. In this tip, Lee shows you how to unsend a message, how you can edit one you've already sent, as well as recover deleted conversations. He also revisits how pinned conversations and links work.

Home App (New Look)

Date: 14th October 2022

Duration: 26:58

Show ref: SCOM1195

Once upon a time, having a smart home was something people only dreamed about. Having the option to have devices run on their own or be fully customizable in your house is the perfect blend of real life and tech. This week, Todd shows you Apple's Home app's new look. He walks you through basics of the application from initial setup to adding devices, and goes over some of the control and automation features that take your smart home experience to the next level.

Tip - HomeCam for HomeKit

Date: 11th October 2022

Duration: 09:47

Show ref: SCOM1194

In this tip you learn about another app that assists you in making your smart home and HomeKit experience a lot smoother, and that's HomeCam for HomeKit, by indie developer Aaron Pearce. It focuses squarely on your Wi-Fi cameras and allows you to monitor them as a group, as well as control other HomeKit-compatible accessories alongside your camera. HomeCam adds some unique features and functionality as well, which Todd covers in this video.