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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Tip - Crouton

Date: 3rd November 2020

Duration: 15:06

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In this screencast, Rosemary introduces you to Crouton, her preferred recipe app for iOS. As well as capturing and storing recipes, it offers an automatic meal planning feature. Rose concludes by showing you Crouton's clever hands-free feature that can assist you when making your recipe. 

Logoist 4

Date: 30th October 2020

Duration: 36:57

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Logoist 4 is a vector design program that helps you create unique art for logos, business cards, and more. In this project-based tutorial, Allison Sheridan shows how she used the software to create the cover for the Taming the Terminal book, available in Apple's Books Store. She explains how the templates in Logoist 4 give inspiration and walk you through the vast array of modification options available that allow the user to customize their design.

Tip - Home in iOS 14

Date: 27th October 2020

Duration: 08:44

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In this tip show, Rosemary shows you the changes brought to the Home app on iOS 14. Automating your HomeKit-friendly devices has become a lot smoother, with more useful options to make your smart home, well, a lot smarter.

PDF Expert for iOS

Date: 23rd October 2020

Duration: 41:19

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There are a number of powerful PDF Applications for the Mac that allow you to do just about anything with your PDFs. Many of these applications were first developed on MacOS and later ported over to iOS in a non-feature complete version. For those who work with iOS devices primarily, this made it more difficult to work with PDFs with the tools they were familiar with on the Mac.

PDF Expert 7 is a full-featured PDF application that was first released for iOS and has since added features to the place where a MacOS version was released! In this screencast, Todd walks you through all of the features of PDF Expert 7 including the built-in file manager, the many ways to customize how you view your PDFs, the tools available for working with your PDFs like annotations, editing, and filling in forms, and the various search, export, and security options built into the application.

 PDF Expert 7 really is a powerful desktop application made natively for your iPad and iPhone!

Tip - MindFull - Anxiety Tracker

Date: 20th October 2020

Duration: 09:33

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With so much happening in the world that has the potential to affect our mental well-being, it's important to realise there are tools out there that can help us keep on top of things. Lee discovered one such application recently that he has been using with his family to help track of physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety and mood changes.

In this tip video, Lee runs through Mindfull, an anxiety tracker for iOS, and shows you how to use it to keep tabs on changes in your mood and health. You also learn how to look for trends and relationships between symptoms that may just help you stay sane in a challenging time.

Automation in iOS 14

Date: 16th October 2020

Duration: 30:22

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In this show, Rosemary demonstrates where to find automation in iOS 14, how to customize, and how to use it. From Siri Suggestions to Reminders, and of course the Shortcuts app, automation is everywhere, and this year it's better than ever.

Tip - New in Notability on iPad

Date: 13th October 2020

Duration: 09:12

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Notability from Ginger Labs has been around for over ten years. It turned the iPad into a full-featured note-taking app and has remained a favourite with countless users since.

In her very first ScreenCastsOnline tip video, Allison Sheridan walks you through some recent improvements to Notability that enhance handwriting. You learn about drawing shapes, creating various types of lines, and take a peek at the handwriting recognition feature.

watchOS 7 Update

Date: 9th October 2020

Duration: 34:28

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Apple's watchOS has had some significant updates since our last overview video back in 2018. So we decided it was time to look at how Apple Watch and its operating system have evolved.

In this screencast, Lee starts by looking at what the two latest series watches (5 and 6) can offer you, as well as some of the core new features of watchOS 6 and 7. This includes a variety of new health and fitness options. While some of these new additions and apps rely on later series watches' hardware, there are lots of features that work on previous editions, including new Watch Faces and the redesigned Reminders app.

Tip - iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Catch Up

Date: 6th October 2020

Duration: 10:08

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Following on from our recent first look at iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, in this tip show, Don covers a few minor tweaks and additions to some built-in apps.

Toolbox Pro & Charty

Date: 2nd October 2020

Duration: 33:51

Show ref: SCOM0983

In this show, Rosemary shows you what you can do with Toolbox Pro and Charty, two companion apps for Shortcuts on iOS.

Toolbox Pro simplifies some commands and allows you to do things that otherwise would not be possible in Shortcuts. Charty allows you to create a variety of beautiful charts and plot your data using Shortcuts.

Tip - Anybuffer

Date: 29th September 2020

Duration: 16:02

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With the iPad becoming more prevalent as a direct laptop replacement, file management needs to be quick and easy. Anybuffer is a shelf utility that allows you to access frequently used files as well as store them quickly and easily.

With Lee as your guide, you learn several ways for getting files into Anybuffer, as well as how to organise them using the Shelves feature within the application, so you can quickly find and use your content.

Tip - Twitter Lists + Threads

Date: 25th September 2020

Duration: 08:47

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When used properly, Twitter can be a valuable source of both information and entertainment.

In this tip video, Don takes you through two aspects of Twitter that both help you control the firehose of information, as well as being able to store and reference threads of information for future reference. The first is finding and subscribing to existing Twitter lists, the second is using an App called "Thread It" to save and share Twitter threads in PDF format.

iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

Date: 22nd September 2020

Duration: 35:20

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With the release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 comes lots of new features for both iPhone and iPad.

This week, Don takes a first look at some of the major and some not-so-major changes to iOS 14 and iPad OS 14. We will take a deeper dive into other features in future tip and full shows.

Editing Photos on iOS

Date: 18th September 2020

Duration: 39:11

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We've received several requests for more workflow-style shows that combine multiple apps to accomplish a goal. This week, Todd shows you his workflow for capturing, editing, and publishing photos on the go using his iPad and iPhone, along with his favourite apps.