The hardest part of writing is the editing. You have to reread every sentence you wrote, fix the grammatical errors you made, and rearrange or trim the phrases so the readers can have an easier time understanding your message. Picking a proper tool can accelerate the pace of the editing stage.Continue Reading »
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.Continue Reading »
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.
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.
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?Continue Reading »
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.Continue Reading »
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!
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.Continue Reading »
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?Continue Reading »
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.Continue Reading »