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Speed Up Mission Control in macOS Sierra

Nov 27, 2016

macOS Sierra introduces a new Mission Control animation that matches the pace of your swipe movement to the animation speed. If you’re not a fan of the new behavior, I have a solution for you to revert to the old animation style.

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Remapping Hyper Key in macOS Sierra

Oct 20, 2016 | Updated: Jun 16, 2017

Karabiner has stopped working on macOS Sierra. The lack of Karabiner support means that I can no longer use the Hyper key to trigger any shortcuts I configured in OS X El Capitan. I spent a couple of weeks searching for a solution, and finally, found Karabiner Elements that restores the Hyper Key back to macOS Sierra.

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Must Have macOS Quick Look Plugins

Aug 26, 2016

Quick Look is a simple and notable feature that got me interested in switching from Windows to OS X (or MacOS). With a gentle press of Space key, I can preview the file contents without having to launch a separate app. Today I would like to share some of my favorites plugins that you can install to extend its functionalities.

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Write a Journal Entry Every Day

Jul 07, 2016

I want to make journaling a daily habit. I write a journal entry occasionally, but to show up and write down what you experience every day is a major challenge to people who are new to journaling. What if I run out of ideas to write?

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Several Windows Are Seeking For Attentions

Jun 19, 2016

Full-screen mode is not for everyone. Some people prefer to work with several windows at once instead of dedicating the whole screen for a single application. The problem is surfacing when you have more than fifteen windows opened at once — each window is persistently asking for your attention.

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Warn Before Quitting Macro

Jun 09, 2016

I have my thumb on the Command key most of the time. I work with shortcuts to switch between apps, trigger Alfred workflows, and run Keyboard Maestro macros to save time. I also prefer to quit unused apps immediately, so pressing Command + Q has become my second nature. Sometimes I stupidly quit the apps that run important tasks — duh!

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How to Use Hazel to Save Bills to Evernote Automatically

Jun 03, 2016

We will be sitting in a self-driving car in 2020, but why are we still managing invoices and receipts manually? I went paperless from day one by having invoices, receipts, and billing summary sent my email address. The problem is I detest organizing them manually in Evernote, so I come up with this setup to automate the whole process.

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How to Avoid Using iPhone Home Button

May 27, 2016

You probably have enabled AssistiveTouch so you can avoid pressing the home button. Now, think about it, what’s the point of using a phone where part of the screen is covered with a semi-transparent rounded square?

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BitBar Fuzzy Clock in Menu Bar

May 24, 2016

I’ve been searching for a great replacement for the FuzzyClock that sits on my menu bar since 2011. The menu bar utility is still working on my OS X El Capitan machine, but now I can replace it with my ideal Fuzzy Clock plugin.

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The Missing Workflow in iA Writer 3

Oct 12, 2015

The major upgrade of iA Writer 3 took me by surprise. Original iA Writer customers will find the upgrade wonderful, but Writer Pro customers will miss a workflow.

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