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OmniOutliner 4 - Part 2

Date: 21st March 2014

Duration: 30:05

Show ref: SCOM0444

OmniOutliner is the premier outlining application for the Mac and iPad, and has recently had a major update on both the Mac and iPad.

In this episode, Tim Stringer will take us through some of the more advanced features including using multiple columns, importing and exporting data and OmniPresence.

One of the strengths of the latest versions of OmniOutliner is the cross platform compatibility, so you can freely exchange documents with both the Mac and iPad. OmniPresence allows for the syncing of documents without relying on iCloud.

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OmniOutliner for iPad - Part 2

Date: 21st March 2014

Duration: 20:35

Show ref: SCOI0155

Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this final part of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through some of the more advanced features of OmniOutliner on the iPad, and demonstrates applying styles and formatting to your outlines. Tim also takes a look at syncing your outlines between your Macs and iPads using the free OmniPresence service.

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OmniOutliner 4 - Part 1

Date: 14th March 2014

Duration: 29:35

Show ref: SCOM0443

Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this first of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through the basics of OmniOutliner on the Mac, and demonstrates document creation and how to re-structure your outline, once you have entered some initial information. Tim also takes a look at the changes to the OmniOutliner User Interface and styling your outline using the built in style controls and predefined templates.

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OmniOutliner for iPad - Part 1

Date: 14th March 2014

Duration: 18:26

Show ref: SCOI0154

Give structure and clarity to any task. OmniOutliner will help you to focus on the important things and not waste time on endless formatting, locating the notes from last week or remembering great ideas that seemed to be so tangible, yet just vanish the next day.

OmniOutliner assumes the job of collecting, organizing and structuring the information you provide, so that you can concentrate on the essence of your work. People from many various disciplines can benefit from this tool, helping them to be productive and organised.

In this first of a two part series, Tim Stringer takes us through the basics of OmniOutliner on the iPad, and demonstrates document creation and how to re-structure your outline, once you have entered some initial information.

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Mail Pilot for Mac

Date: 1st March 2014

Duration: 32:39

Show ref: SCOM0441

Mail Pilot is an alternative to using Apple's Mail application.

With support for most of the leading Mail platforms (except for Exchange), Mail Pilot has a different spin on traditional email. It makes it simple to start "processing" your email, rather than just reading it and leaving it in your inbox.

Mail Pilot allows you to read, file, organise, add reminders and other actions to your emails, all with a few simple keystrokes.

In this week's show, Todd Olthoff takes you through the basics of Mail Pilot on the Mac, and also explores Mail Pilot on iOS on this week's iOS show - SCOI0152

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Mail Pilot on iOS

Date: 1st March 2014

Duration: 23:11

Show ref: SCOI0152

Mail Pilot is an alternative to using Apple's Mail application.

With support for most of the leading Mail platforms (except for Exchange), Mail Pilot has a different spin on traditional email. It makes it simple to start "processing" your email, rather than just reading it and leaving it in your inbox.

Mail Pilot allows you to read, file, organise, add reminders and other actions to your emails, all with a few simple keystrokes.

In this week's show, Todd Olthoff takes you through the basics of Mail Pilot on iOS, and also explores Mail Pilot on the Mac on this week's mac show - SCOM0441

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AppleScript Primer

Date: 15th February 2014

Duration: 31:02

Show ref: SCOM0439

"AppleScript is an English-like language used to create script files and applets that control the actions of the computer and the applications that run on it" - macosxautomation.com

You can do a lot with Services and Automator on the Mac, but unleash the power of AppleScript, and you'll be amazed at what can be achieved.

This week's show is an AppleScript primer, designed to demystify AppleScript and give you some pointers to explore further. Even if you don't want to become an AppleScript guru, the show will help you modify, run and save sample AppleScripts that you may find already written on the web.

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TeamViewer for iOS

Date: 15th February 2014

Duration: 15:16

Show ref: SCOI0150

TeamViewer is a fully featured remote support solution that is free for private use. It's really easy to access other Macs or set up your own Mac for remote access. I showed you the installation and setup, as well as going through some common scenarios in episode SCOM0438, along with a brief look at the TeamViewer for iOS client.

In this episode, I take a more in-depth look at the iOS client and its configuration.

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Remote Control with TeamViewer

Date: 8th February 2014

Duration: 30:28

Show ref: SCOM0438

One of the most common questions I get asked is "How do you access your Mac remotely?", followed by "How do you access your friends and family's Macs to offer remote support".

The answer is TeamViewer!

TeamViewer is a fully featured remote support solution that is free for private use. It's really easy to access other Macs or set up your own Mac for remote access. In this week's show, I take you through the installation and setup, as well as going through some common scenarios. I also take a brief look at the TeamViewer for iOS application, which allows you to access and control any Mac from your iPad.

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Launch Center Pro Update - Part 2

Date: 8th February 2014

Duration: 20:24

Show ref: SCOI0149

Launch Center Pro is a productivity application to help you speed up common actions on your iOS device.

Although we've covered it before, it's recently had an update for iOS7 and been enhanced with a host of new features. This final part of a two part series delves into some of the more advanced features including customisations and URL callbacks.

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MacMontage - Menu Bar Utilities

Date: 18th January 2014

Duration: 29:04

Show ref: SCOM0435

Time for a Mac Montage show this week, and Todd Olthoff takes us through three Menu Bar utilities.

DeskConnect for Mac: A handy way to share files and more via your Macs and iOS devices either locally or remotely.

Trickster: Access recent files and more.

Menu Mate: Access your application menus with just a quick keyboard shortcut.

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Launch Center Pro Update - Part 1

Date: 18th January 2014

Duration: 19:18

Show ref: SCOI0146

Launch Center Pro is a productivity application to help you speed up common actions on your iOS device.

Although we've covered it before, it's recently had an update for iOS7 and been enhanced with a host of new features. This first part of a two part series acts as a refresher for the basic operation of Launch Center Pro.

In a future episode, we will delve into some of the more advanced features.

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DeskConnect for iOS

Date: 2nd November 2013

Duration: 16:26

Show ref: SCOI0135

As promised a short break from iOS7 this week.

In this week's IOS show, Todd Olthoff takes us through DeskConnect for IOS, an application that allows you to share photos, urls, documents and your clipboard from a single iOS device to all your other iOS devices and even your Macs.

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Tap Forms for Mac

Date: 5th October 2013

Duration: 37:34

Show ref: SCOM0420

Bento is no more!

The previously de facto consumer level database has been discontinued by FileMaker. This leaves a lot of Mac and iOS users in the lurch as upgrading to FileMaker could be prohibitively expensive.

So this week, Todd Olthoff takes a look at a relatively inexpensive alternative to Bento - Tap Forms for Mac.

Tap Forms is a fully featured database application with full import and export features. It also supports iCloud syncing, DropBox sync and much more. Tap Forms is also available on iOS and is covered in this week's iOS show.

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Tap Forms HD for iOS

Date: 5th October 2013

Duration: 20:24

Show ref: SCOI0131

Bento is no more!

The previously de facto consumer level database has been discontinued by FileMaker. This leaves a lot of Mac and iOS users in the lurch as upgrading to FileMaker could be prohibitively expensive.

So this week, Todd Olthoff takes a look at a relatively inexpensive alternative to Bento - Tap Forms HD for iOS.

Tap Forms is a fully featured database application with full import and export features. It also supports iCloud syncing, DropBox sync and much more. Tap Forms is also available on the Mac and is covered in this week's Mac show.

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Carbon Copy Cloner & Clean My Mac 2

Date: 28th September 2013

Duration: 28:33

Show ref: SCOM0419

With iOS 7 now launched, thoughts turn to OSX Mavericks, due out in a month or two. The upgrade process for a Mac is very different than for an iOS device, with potentially a lot more data at stake.

So my recommendation would be to get a bootable backup strategy in place and start thinking about cleaning up your Mac.

So this show runs through two applications that will help you do just that - Carbon Copy Cloner & Clean My Mac 2

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Mac Montage 30 - Post Haste & Soulver

Date: 19th September 2013

Duration: 33:05

Show ref: SCOM0418

Time for a Mac Montage show this week, with three separate topics:

Securing Your Apple ID - Part 2 - Completing the process of securing your Apple ID using 2-factor verification.

Post Haste - A great free utility to create complex folder structures over and over again for project work.

Soulver - Stop loading up your spreadhseet to do simple calculations - Soulver is a numeric scratchpad that can handle text and numbers. Just enter the calcualtion as you would say it and Soulver does the rest.

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FileBrowser for iPad & iPhone

Date: 14th September 2013

Duration: 19:46

Show ref: SCOI0128

FileBrowser is an inexpensive iOS application that opens up simple File Management on your iPad or iPhone. Accessing files and folders on any device in your local area network just got a whole lot easier!

FileBrowser will scan your network and auto discover file shares on your Macs, PCs, Network Attached Storage and even Time Capsules. Navigate the file structure of remote shares and open files right on your iOS device. Stream music or audio, open Office files, images, PDFs and more.

Transfer files directly to your iOS device and organise them for offline access.

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Cloak - Secure VPN for Your Mac

Date: 7th September 2013

Duration: 25:31

Show ref: SCOM0416

You're at your local coffee shop using their free WiFi. Just how secure are you? Not very secure as it turns out!

You need to use a VPN or Virtual Private Network to create a secure "tunnel" out of the free wifi zone, to prevent anyone being able to snoop on your data locally.

This week, Todd Olthoff takes a look at Cloak for Mac, an inexpensive VPN client for your Mac. The iOS version is covered in this week's iOS show. Cloak creates a secure connection between you and the Cloak servers to secure your data. As an added bonus, the built in "Cloak Transporter" service allows you to mimic being connected in other countries, ideal for when you're away from home yet want to access geolocation specific services.

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Cloak - Secure VPN for iOS

Date: 7th September 2013

Duration: 17:38

Show ref: SCOI0127

You're at your local coffee shop using their free WiFi. Just how secure are you? Not very secure as it turns out!

You need to use a VPN or Virtual Private Network to create a secure "tunnel" out of the free wifi zone, to prevent anyone being able to snoop on your data locally.

This week, Todd Olthoff takes a look at Cloak for iOS, an inexpensive VPN client for your iPhone or iPad. The Mac version is covered in this week's Mac show. Cloak creates a secure connection between you and the Cloak servers to secure your data. As an added bonus, the builtin "Cloak Transporter" service allows you to mimic being connected in other countries, ideal for when you're away from home yet want to access