10+ Ways to Use Alfred to Increase Your Mac Productivity

Even if you already use Spotlight, and now Siri in macOS Sierra, the productivity app, Alfred still has seriously important time-saving and click-savings features that you should be using on your Mac. As a follow-up to my webinar I presented about Alfred, I thought I’d put together a collection of tips for new users of the program. Below I write about …

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Typeeto: Easy Remote Typing on Your iOS Device

If you’re a hardcore Mac  and iOS user, you no doubt on occasion use a bluetooth keyboard to type on your iOS device. But using a bluetooth keyboard can sometimes be a tedious setup. Well thanks to Eltima Software, the remote keyboard connection is solved with Typeeto, which requires no bluetooth connections! By coincidence, I was struggling to connect my flat …

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Ask Mac Automator: Siri macOS vs Dragon Dictate

@macautotips Question: Is it possible the new Siri in macOs Sierra will be able to be used similar to DragonDictate? Thanks for what you do! — Tom Watson (@TomLWatson) September 10, 2016 Previously, I’ve compared Apple’s built voice-to-text features with Dragon Dictate, but with the recent inclusion of Siri on the Mac, my previous comparison needs …

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10 Automated Productivity Features and Hacks for Mac Users

The goal of Mac automation is to assist you in getting things done with less clicking, punching keyboard shortcuts, and performing redundant tasks—in other words, to help you be more productive. When it comes to Mac  productivity tools, features, and hacks, many beginning and intermediate Mac users may not realize the various smart automation features …

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Automate Sticky Type Notes with Keyboard Maestro

Even though Apple provides the familiar Stickies notes in OS X, they, like the proverbial yellow paper sticky notes, can become a wall of desktop clutter, and they are not always assessable when needed.  So  instead of sticky notes, I use Keyboard Maestro’s Display Text actions. Display Text actions may not be as fancy of a name, or as colorful …

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16 Safari Shortcuts Triggered by Finger Gestures

The  other day I came across an article posted on the popular tech site, CNET, titled the “21 shortcuts for Safari you should know.” As you probably can guess, it includes the best keyboard shortcuts for controlling and managing features in Safari. Well, I have a challenge to this article. While shortcuts are great, who can actually reminder them all? …

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Ask Mac Automator: How to Quickly Share Selected Text and URL In Safari

Hi, I’m trying to figure out a Keyboard Maestro macro that would 1. Copy the text selected (for example a paragraph from a feature article in Safari) and then 2. Also copy the web link to that article. you would then be able to share this via email or messages. In iOS, this is achievable …

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Easily Type Numbers Without Looking At Your Keyboard

If you ask me what is my biggest reasons for using Mac automation, it would be because I don’t like looking down at my keyboard as I type. When I look down at the keyboard to locate a keyboard shortcut combination, click number keys, or to make sure I’m clicking the left or right bracket key, then I’m wasting a few seconds …

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Keyboard Maestro and Automator

MacSmart Webinar: Keyboard Maestro vs Automator

When it comes to Mac automation, the default OS X program, Automator, is nearly obsolete when compared to the third-party application, Keyboard Maestro. But if you’re new to Mac automation, and you want to increase your Mac  productivity, launching Automator and assembling a few workflows can be a useful way to prepare for the even …

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Ask Mac Automator: My Recommended Task Manager?

Hi Bakari, I’m sold on Dragon Dictate.  I think I’m going to purchase it today.  I’m an American living in Sydney Australia so I don’t know ifI can still get deals through amazon. I’ve been looking around you site.  I wish I had found it years ago.  You use all the apps I own (and …

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