BetterTouchTool 3.0: New Design and Handy New Features

As an avid and long time user of BetterTouchTool, it’s great to see the recently released 3.0 version that includes not only a modern redesign, but several new features for managing finger gesture actions, searching actions, and a couple ways of viewing the user interface.  BetterTouchTool Finger Gesture CourseMy BTT course covers all you need …

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How to Quickly Create Multiple Tasks in Todoist and 2do

A good task manager can help clear your brain of all the things you need to do, but it can be tedious and time consuming to create new tasks. But there’s a feature in Todoist and 2Do that enables you to quickly add multiple tasks using a single keyboard shortcut. My Solutions for Adding Tasks …

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Go Beyond “Hey Siri” with Home App Automations

When it comes of home automation gadgets, I’m not a fan of “Hey Siri,” though I’m glad she’s there anytime I send her commands.  For me, the best form of automation occurs without me having to say anything or clicking or tapping a button to trigger an action. And that’s where the power of setting …

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How to Use IFTTT to Recreate No-Due-Date Tasks In Todoist

When it comes to using any task manager, checking off tasks is of course easy, but typing and inputting tasks sometimes is a bit tedious. But recently I started using an IFTTT automation that creates no-due-date tasks in Todoist each time I complete tasks in a specified project. Keep reading and I’ll explain what it is …

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How to Use Single Force Click with an Apple Force Touch Trackpad

If you use Apple’s Force trackpad, the Single FORCE click gesture in BetterTouchTool (BTT) allows you to trigger menu items and keyboard shortcuts, open designated URLs, files, and folders, resize or position windows, and much more. BTT’s Single FORCE click gesture is one of my favorites because it’s a one-click easy-to-remember gesture that can either be …

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Interview with Mac Automator: Kenneth Cox

One of the articles I enjoy publishing on this site are interviews with Mac automators, because it’s always a treat to learn how other Mac users are using automation applications. For this third interview, I am pleased to share how photographer (and long-time MAT subscriber) Kenneth Cox’s uses Mac automation in his daily workflows. Professional photography requires a considerable …

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Managing Folders In SuperTab

Last week I updated an article about SuperTab, including highlights of its version 4.0 features. In this follow-up article, I want to drill in on more and discuss a few special Tab Rows for folder displays and file content which may be useful to users of the application. Video Series If you’re not familiar with …

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SuperTab 4.0 vs the Dock [Updated]

The Apple Dock has been a long-time staple of OS X, but for Mac automators and power users, the Dock is embarrassingly limited when compared to an alternative application like SpriTec’s SuperTab. I’ve been a user of SuperTab for over a year now, and have referenced it in several previous articles for this site. But the recent 4.0 update of SuperTab warrants …

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Best Mac Automation Software: Automator or Keyboard Maestro?

Apple’s classic Mac automation application Automator has been around for more than a decade, but is it still useful to Mac users, and how does it compare to similar Mac automation programs like Keyboard Maestro? If you do a quick search of this site, you will discover that I have yet to write an article or …

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New Years Resolution: Automate More

About about month ago, subscribers to this website did me a favor and responded to a survey about Mac automation and this website. The results of that are very useful to me because they provide an idea of what my readers need as Mac automators. Two questions I ask in the survey are about how …

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