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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Raycast

Date : 15th July 2022

Duration: 28:20

Show ref: SCOM1169

In his first Friday episode with ScreenCastsOnline, Darcy brings us a utility he's especially fond of, and that's Raycast. Built with Apple's Spotlight as the inspiration for many of its features, it also introduces novelty ways to perform common tasks on your Mac using Extensions. Darcy shows you several of his favourites, many of which involve popular applications such as Zoom and Apple Music. You also how you can use hotkeys in Raycast to make working on your Mac even more fluid.

Tip - PopClip Favourites

Date : 5th July 2022

Duration: 11:46

Show ref: SCOM1166

PopClip, the popular macOS utility that allows you to highlight text and perform a variety of actions on it, has been touched on in previous ScreenCastsOnline videos. Now that it's reached over 180 compatible extensions, Lee thought it was as good a time as ever to share with you his Top 10 extensions. Buckle up, and get ready to take your text manipulations to new heights with PopClip.

Matter Reader

Date : 1st July 2022

Duration: 34:34

Show ref: SCOM1165

Matter is a relative newcomer to the Read-it-Later app space. Using either an iOS share extension or a Safari extension on your Mac, this free service allows you to collect articles, newsletters, Twitter feeds and PDFs all in a single place, and syncs across all of your devices. It is also accessible via a fully-featured web app. Optimised for organising, reading, and discovering new authors and sites, you'll wonder how you lived without it! Don takes you through the many features of this excellent service on iPad, and gives you a peek at the web app as well.

Keyword Search for Safari

Date : 24th June 2022

Duration: 37:19

Show ref: SCOM1163

Keyword Search is a free Safari extension for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. With this utility, you can search your favorite websites directly from the Safari Smart Search field using just a couple of characters.

Keyword Search comes preconfigured with several popular websites and in this episode, Allison walks you through each of them and shows you how they work. You also learn how to configure your own custom searches on websites you frequent often, and take a brief look at Keyword Search on iPhone.

Bento for iOS

Date : 17th June 2022

Duration: 28:41

Show ref: SCOM1161

There are a ton of to-do list apps out there, but none quite like Bento. Instead of giving you a bunch of tools and features to manage complex projects with countless tasks, Bento makes you work inside of forced limitations in an effort to help you manage your focus and do the work that really matters.

In this iPhone-focused screencast, Mike shows you how to use the included templates, and walks you through the available workflows so you get a good idea of the process. He also unpacks the Bento Methodology, which is the concept the Bento app is built upon, and shares useful resources to take your experience further.

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.

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.

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.

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.