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#324 Fantastical [2/3]: Creating grouped calendars

Ever wish you could merge calendars across multiple accounts? Display bits from a Google calendar with an Exchange one and maybe throw in an iCloud calendar too?? Fantastical allows you to create custom blends of different calendars and present them as overlays with the flip of a switch. This video shows you how to create… Continue reading #324 Fantastical [2/3]: Creating grouped calendars

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#259 Email: Drag and drop attachments

By request! In the office the other day and someone said they’d recently discovered that you can drag and drop attachments in to most email clients. Yes you can! So here’s a couple of examples using Outlook, Gmail and iCloud Featured image by Pixabay licenced under CC0

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#247 Animoto for Presentations and Storytelling [1/2]: An introduction

Animoto  (www.animoto.com) is a great tool for creating video presentations and story telling. Just add your own images and video (or choose from the stock images) and Animoto will provide a soundtrack (which you can change). Caption the media, add titles and logos and your media will be transformed in to a great video for… Continue reading #247 Animoto for Presentations and Storytelling [1/2]: An introduction

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#188 Display Menu: Quickly resize your display settings in OS X

If you have a Mac, the Display Menu app lets you change your display settings with a single click. Perfect for when you did to change between different sized monitors and saves you from the hassle of changing your system preferences each time. Watch this video to show you how easy it is…   Featured image:… Continue reading #188 Display Menu: Quickly resize your display settings in OS X

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#180 YemuZip: Make your OS X zip files more PC friendly!

Make your OS X zip files more PC friendly by using YemuZip! You may find as a Mac user that when you send a zip file to a colleague using a PC that there is a lot of unneccessary files that get zipped up too.  Luckily you can now eliminate all that and make zips more… Continue reading #180 YemuZip: Make your OS X zip files more PC friendly!

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#176 Spectacle app: Snapping for OS X

Have you ever needed to quickly arrange windows on your Mac to allow side by side comparisons? Now you can without all that hassle of dragging. Spectacle is an app that allows you to quickly and easily re-organise windows to match your workflow. Two clicks or a keyboard shortcut is all you need if you… Continue reading #176 Spectacle app: Snapping for OS X

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#151 Exploring iTunesU

iTunesU is a free resource which is available on PC, Mac and iOS devices. It provides a wealth of information in PDF, Video and other formats from Universities and Colleges worldwide. For PC and Mac you just need the iTunes player which can be downloaded free of charge. There’s a dedicated app for iOS devices.… Continue reading #151 Exploring iTunesU