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Pixelmator Pro Update

Date: 11th June 2021

Duration: 36:04

Show ref: SCOM1055

Pixelmator has been around as a photo editor on the Mac for quite some time. With the addition of Pixelmator Pro, the developers took a leap forward in making an advanced application that, for many people, can be a Photoshop replacement.

Todd last covered Pixelmator Pro in 2018. Since then there have been a number of important updates that he thought were important to go over. In this screencast, he shows you the new features including the improved machine learning adjustments like auto-enhancing, denoise, matching colors, and more. You also learn about the many export options Pixelmator offers, and much more.

Tip - Control Center on iOS

Date: 8th June 2021

Duration: 12:52

Show ref: SCOM1054

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you how you can take advantage of Control Center on iOS with some new options, as well as hidden features.

14 Tips in iOS 14

Date: 4th June 2021

Duration: 29:00

Show ref: SCOM1053

In this fast-paced tutorial, Allison shows you 14 tips and tricks in iOS 14. Most of the tips will also work in iPadOS, and nearly all will work regardless of your iPhone model. These tips will speed you up and reveal functionality you may not have known iOS even had.

You may have been using iOS for a very long time and think you can’t be surprised, but even if only a couple of these tips are news to you, it will be worth it. And if you’re new to iOS, buckle up!

Tip - Speed reading on macOS

Date: 1st June 2021

Duration: 07:19

Show ref: SCOM1052

In this tip video, Lee shows you a feature that's been a part of macOS for years, yet switched off by default and largely unnoticed. The Summarize feature allows you to select a portion of text and condense it into a more manageable format for reading, providing you with as much key information as possible.

Lee also demonstrates how you can use BetterTouchTool to invoke Summarize on a web page with a custom Trackpad gesture.

Reminders - Deep Dive

Date: 28th May 2021

Duration: 29:47

Show ref: SCOM1051

On the face of it, Apple Reminders is a simple application. So simple in fact that you may have overlooked just how powerful it is. Combined with Siri, it can be extremely flexible and is available on every device. Reminders is not just for setting up things you want to be reminded about; you can use it for so much more.

In this episode Don covers most of the features of Reminders on both macOS and iOS, some of which may even surprise you.

Tip - AirTag

Date: 25th May 2021

Duration: 09:11

Show ref: SCOM1050

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you all about AirTag. You learn how to pair and rename it, set it into Lost Mode and mark it as found, as well as view your tracked items in the Find My app. Rose also gets into customizing the name and icon of AirTag should you need to.

Microsoft Excel Tips

Date: 21st May 2021

Duration: 31:31

Show ref: SCOM1049

Continuing the theme of looking at the Office 365 suite of applications in more detail, Lee takes you through some tips and tricks that he has picked up whilst trying to master Excel.

Whilst lots of people know the basic functionality the app provides, some of the more complex functions can be overwhelming. In this screencast, Lee covers Pivot Tables, and Data Validation, as well as other useful tips that will make your life in Excel Land more joyful.

Tip - Signals for HomeKit

Date: 18th May 2021

Duration: 10:33

Show ref: SCOM1048

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you how to use Signals for HomeKit, an iOS app that allows you to send a signal to yourself and others via your smart lights. You learn how to create custom Signals and the app integrates with Personal Automations and Shortcuts.

Moom

Date: 14th May 2021

Duration: 28:00

Show ref: SCOM1047

Although macOS has some basic built-in window management options, many users can benefit from something more flexible that fits a little more snugly with their day-to-day tasks on the Mac.

Moom is a utility that brings forth many useful additions to window management on the Mac. With Rosemary as your guide, you learn the many ways you can put Moom to good use.

Tip - TextSniper

Date: 11th May 2021

Duration: 07:23

Show ref: SCOM1046

In this week's tip, Don introduces you to TextSniper, a utility on macOS that can capture text from pretty much any digital source, including images, diagrams and videos. You learn about its features and various options, alongside real-world examples.

Keysmith

Date: 7th May 2021

Duration: 31:17

Show ref: SCOM1045

Performing a computer action sometimes involves a lot of mouse clicks and key presses to get to the end result you're looking for. Keysmith is an application that can record these actions and chain them together to form macros. Those can be invoked with a hotkey and save you lots of time!

In this screencast, Lee shows you the basics of how to create a macro. He then runs through a few of his real-world examples that will surely inspire you to create Keysmith recipes of your own.

Tip - Apple Contacts Tips and Tricks

Date: 4th May 2021

Duration: 08:20

Show ref: SCOM1044

The standard Contacts app has some hidden gems of functionality that need to be exposed. In this tip video, Don explores some of these and demonstrates some useful but not obvious features of Contacts.

Acorn 7 First Look

Date: 30th April 2021

Duration: 31:16

Show ref: SCOM1043

Despite having used Acorn for many years, this is the first time Don has covered it on ScreenCastsOnline. Acorn is a powerhouse of an image editor but is also capable of doing some simple, basic functions, which is how he tends to use it.

In this episode, Don takes a look at some of the basic features of Acorn 7 and how he uses it for some typical image editing tasks.

Tip - Annotable for iOS

Date: 27th April 2021

Duration: 08:48

Show ref: SCOM1042

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you how Annotable, a flexible annotation and markup utility for iOS. It offers a variety of useful tools, from a simple crop to a flexible loupe, as well as the ability to obscure parts of your image with blurring or pixelation.

DEVONthink To Go 3

Date: 23rd April 2021

Duration: 34:42

Show ref: SCOM1041

DEVONthink has long been a favorite database application on the Mac due to its useful features and stellar search capabilities. The previous companion iOS application allowed you to take your databases with you, but it did not have feature parity with its macOS counterpart.

Enter DEVONthink To Go 3 for iOS, which adds a number of key features previously only available on the Mac version. In this screencast, Todd takes you on a tour of the app and shows you how someone might use DEVONthink To Go as their primary database on iOS, separate from the desktop application.

Tip - CleanMyMac X

Date: 20th April 2021

Duration: 12:04

Show ref: SCOM1040

Over time, your Mac device can get bloated with applications, old files, and system junk, to name a few. All of this can result in slower performance, usually when you are trying to do something of importance!

Enter CleanMyMac X, a one-stop solution for managing storage, keeping applications optimised, and your computer protected.

In this video, Lee walks you through the functionality that this toolbox application has to offer, including running regular scans, carrying out maintenance scripts, uninstalling application, and more.

Microsoft Word

Date: 16th April 2021

Duration: 30:56

Show ref: SCOM1039

In this first video in a series of deeper dives into the Microsoft Office suite of applications, Lee takes a look at Microsoft Word. Rather than walking through the basics of the application, which is a staple for the majority of users, you will learn a few hints and tips that Lee uses daily to help format, personalise and streamline your experience.

You learn how to create your own shortcuts, use AutoText for regular snippets, use Find and Replace in a creative way, and much more.

Tip - Customise CARROT Weather

Date: 13th April 2021

Duration: 10:05

Show ref: SCOM1038

In this week's tip, Rosemary shows you how you can change the preferences in CARROT Weather to see the data you want, quickly and easily. From using the built-in preset to making your own from scratch, you can customise this popular app any way you like.

Homebridge

Date: 9th April 2021

Duration: 27:54

Show ref: SCOM1037

The number of home automation devices being released with HomeKit support is increasing but there are still lots of them that don't work natively with Apple's automation protocol. Help is at hand with Homebridge, a free open-source application that allows you to add non-supported devices to HomeKit.

This week, Don takes you through the installation and configuration of Homebridge on a Mac. He also reviews his home setup and shows you how Siri can control non-HomeKit devices.

Tip - Overcast Shortcuts Support

Date: 6th April 2021

Duration: 08:05

Show ref: SCOM1036

In this tip show, Rosemary introduces you to some new Shortcuts Actions in Overcast, the popular podcast player. You learn what options they support, and how you can integrate them with actions from other apps inside Shortcuts. Rose also goes over a few real-world examples.