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#405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

If you have an iCloud account you can access files and folders from ANY internet enabled device – you don’t need an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer. Using an Internet browser you can access your iCloud account and then upload and download any files. This short video will show you how to access your account,… Continue reading #405 iCloud Drive and Files: Portable, accessible cloud storage

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#400 iCloud Website: Powerful and easy access to apps and files

Did you know that if you have an iPad, iPhone or Mac computer you can gain access to files, documents, photos and reminders from any computer – be it Mac or Windows? Going to the iCloud website, http://www.icloud.com and entering your Apple ID and password will give you secure access to lots of information that… Continue reading #400 iCloud Website: Powerful and easy access to apps and files

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#383 Nightshift: Reduce eye strain in OS X

Do your eyes sometimes feel the screen strain particularly if working late? Nightshift makes it possible to tone down your display to make it more comfortable to use at night. If you implement the feature your Mac’s display will adjust its colours in the evening so it uses less blue light and instead uses what Apple… Continue reading #383 Nightshift: Reduce eye strain in OS X

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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