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    Although computers have moved on, it's still possible to access the command line on a modern Mac with the Terminal. In this tutorial I look at how to use the ruby gem t to tweet from there.Read More…
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    Mail.app on the Mac has a nice built in feature called Flags. Using flags helps to categorize and even note the priority of a message. Rather than keep a taxonomy floating in your head, I'll show you how to give email flags meaningful names.Read More…
  • App Training
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    In this screencast tutorial, I'll show you how to install and employ an unlimited cloud backup solution to ensure the safety of all of your valuable photos and documents.Read More…
  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro V - VariablesPreview
    In this tutorial on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro I cover how to use variables to create powerful macros. As an example, I make a macro that tweets a link to the song I'm listening to on Spotify.Read More…
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    Keyboard Maestro IV - Control FlowPreview
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    In this tutorial in my ongoing series on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro, I take a look at how to use Control Flow actions to have macros trigger differently depending on a set of conditions.Read More…
  • Apple Watch
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    In this tutorial, learn how to track workouts, count calorie burn, and more with the Apple Watch. Track the length of time spent standing, walking, or exercising.Read More…
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    Purchase a hosting plan from Siteground this month and get a bonus free year of learning on Tuts+.Read More…
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    2-Factor Authentication sounds complicated, but it is actually the opposite. Learn more about 2-Factor Authentication application, and how easy it really is to use.Read More…
  • iCloud
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    The advent of iCloud Drive has changed the way users interact with Apple’s storage service. I’ll show you how to get started with iCloud Drive and how to quickly access synced documents.Read More…
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  • Keyboard Maestro
    Keyboard Maestro III: Situational TriggersPreview
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    In this, the third tutorial on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro, I look at activating macros based on situation triggers and some of the app's more advanced features like variables.Read More…
  • Apple Watch
    Better Communication Using the Apple WatchWatch icon
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    It’s a totally new product and there’s much to explore. Learn how to use the Apple Watch to make communication simple and fun. Send animations, taps, heartbeats, and more.Read More…
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  • Mac for beginners

    For those who are new to computers, or those who have previously been using PCs and are new to Mac, the graphical user interface–or GUI–in OS X may be somewhat unfamiliar.  

    The problem with being unfamiliar with something is that you may be reluctant to experiment. And experimentation is a good way to learn.

    This series of tutorials is aimed specifically at the beginner; at the person who is new to Macs or, perhaps, completely new to computers.  

    Each author explains–in easy to understand terms–how to get started with a range of applications that will familiarise yourself with some of the functionality of a Mac.

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    The spreadsheet was the original killer app that helped the PC gain a place on every desk, and it’s still one of the more powerful apps on your computer today. Whether you’re using Excel on your Mac or PC, Apple Numbers on your Mac or iPad, or Google Sheets or the Excel Web App in your browser, you can crunch numbers and discover more about your data with a few simple commands in a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets are deceptively complicated, and yet, once you figure them out, they’re simpler than any other number-crunching tool.

    In this series of tutorials, you’ll learn everything you need to learn more about your finances and make smart money decisions using the spreadsheet of your choice.

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    There's no reason to have cabinets full of paper cluttering your office, when all of that data could be saved on one hard drive and be infinitely more useful. Most of us have already started going paperless in some ways, since so much of our communications and documents are digital-first already, but you've still got to do something with all the paper documents you already have.

    In this series, you'll learn everything you need to go paperless. There's tutorials on scanning documents, letting your computer recognize the text in your scanned documents via OCR, organizing the scanned documents with Evernote and more, and editing the resulting PDF documents in a wide range of popular apps.

    Paper doesn't have to be a menace anymore. Here's the tools you need to make your paper documents as useful as your digital-first documents.

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