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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.

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.

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 - 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.

Folge for Mac

Date : 1st April 2022

Duration: 36:39

Show ref: SCOM1139

If you find yourself having to teach friends, family, or co-workers how to perform functions on their computer, you know how powerful sending screenshots can be. We have a lot of options for taking and annotating those, but when you need multiple screenshots to explain a longer process, a specialized tool might be in order. In this tutorial Allison shows you a dedicated program on the Mac (and PC) called Folge. You learn how to create guides using screenshots and an exhaustive collection of tools to enhance your instructions. Once your guide is complete, Allison shows you the different export formats, including her favorite, Rich HTML.

Tip - Universal Control

Date : 29th March 2022

Duration: 07:12

Show ref: SCOM1138

Universal Control was missing from the initial release of macOS Monterey and iPadOS 15, but Apple have now released this great new feature in a recent OS update. From a single Mac you can easily control additional Macs or iPads from a single keyboard and mouse or trackpad. Your iPad can be accessed to run its own apps or as an extension to your Mac's display. Don shows you all about it in this short video.

Spark for the Mac

Date : 25th March 2022

Duration: 35:24

Show ref: SCOM1137

Apple's Mail has been around for a long time and is for the most part a solid email program that of course plays well within the Apple ecosystem. But there are times when users may need or want more features. Spark by Readdle is an email client that brings some of those additional features. We covered this app several years ago here at ScreenCastsOnline, but felt it was time to give it a fresh look with Todd as your guide. You go over the basics of the app, then dive into its signature features, such as Smart Inbox, templates, the ability to schedule emails, as well as its ability to integrate with some third-party apps and services.

Microsoft Edge

Date : 18th March 2022

Duration: 36:30

Show ref: SCOM1135

Microsoft Edge offers an alternative to Safari on the Mac. Sync your passwords, favourites, as well as your settings across multiple devices. After downloading and setting up Edge, you dive into many of its features alongside Richard, including its browsing features tailored to the Mac, using tabs and collections, and more.

Bunch Basics

Date : 4th March 2022

Duration: 34:34

Show ref: SCOM1131

Contextual computing is very much on trend at the moment so who better than Brett Terpstra to bring us a macOS text-based utility to help you launch applications and files, and execute system commands that tie in to the type of tasks you are performing. Bunch is an app that can assist you with this and in this video, Lee show you the basics and shows you how to create workflows to support the way you work on your Mac.

Tip - WordService & CalcService

Date : 22nd February 2022

Duration: 08:10

Show ref: SCOM1128

In this screencast Lee looks at two utilities from the team behind DEVONthink: WordService and CalcService. These free applications provide some extra shortcuts in Keyboard section of System Preferences to assist you in carrying out transformations on your text, such as changing the case, formatting spaces, performing calculations, and much more.

New in LaunchBar

Date : 21st January 2022

Duration: 29:38

Show ref: SCOM1119

Launcher utilities have been used on the Mac for quite some time, and one of the most popular apps in this category has been LaunchBar from Objective Development. There have been a number of improvements and added features since we last looked and Todd shows them to you in this video. Whether you're new to LaunchBar or want to get up to speed, you've come to the right place.

Tip - Business Cards in Cardhop

Date : 14th January 2022

Duration: 07:38

Show ref: SCOM1117

Todd shows you in this screencast how to work with business cards in Cardhop for iOS. Anyone who has collected business cards knows how tedious it can be to enter them manually and get them to your preferred contact manager. Here you learn how to scan business cards into Cardhop and have the app parse the information, as well as create your personal digital business cards that can be easily shared.

Aeon Timeline

Date : 7th January 2022

Duration: 34:46

Show ref: SCOM1115

Timeline applications can often be seen as utilities that are only relevant to authors and novelists. Aeon Timeline, however, is an application that serves a variety of purposes. From project management through to creating legal cases, it is a complex yet intuitive app that allows you to plan effectively and plot milestones as your work progresses.

Lee shows you around this versatile software package using a real world example as well as a built-in one.

Tip - Use Local Sync with DEVONthink

Date : 4th January 2022

Duration: 07:40

Show ref: SCOM1114

There are times when you just don't want to use a cloud service to sync your important documents such as financial or business records. This is when local sync can help by syncing all your files on your server, while still having them accessible on your iOS devices on the go.

In this screencast, Todd walks you through setting up local sync on both Mac and iPad, using Bonjour and WebDAV.

Tip - Repeat

Date : 28th December 2021

Duration: 11:01

Show ref: SCOM1112

When the New Year rolls around, building new habits — or breaking old ones — is an exercise many of us undertake. Using an application can help with this and Repeat by Lab11, a software company that specializes in producing wellbeing applications, can be a wonderful companion.

Available on the Mac App Store and through Setapp, Repeat doesn't just track your habits, it also goes to great lengths to explain the science behind how habits are formed.