Showing posts tagged with "Review"

Better Way to Set Default Application on macOS

May 20, 2021

Have you ever found that setting default application for documents on macOS is an annoying experience? It’s difficult to find out which documents that you’ve modified before. I will show you a better way to set the default application.

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Replacing DragonDrop with Dropover

Mar 10, 2021

I’ve been searching for a reliable DragonDrop replacement without any success. None of the alternatives were close to the workflow I needed: a quick way to drag and drop files into a holding bin that sits on top of the desktop. I’m glad that I found out about Dropover.

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How to Find Conflicting Keyboard Shortcuts on Mac

Jun 07, 2020

It’s frustrating to troubleshoot conflicting keyboard shortcuts on Mac because it doesn’t show you which app is currently binding the combination keys. Here’s how you can find the conflicting keys on Mac.

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Why I Switched from Snappy to CleanShot X

May 22, 2020

Snappy is my most used screenshot app on macOS. It’s also free. I still recommend it if you’re looking for a free screenshot and annotation tool for macOS. But I decided to replace Snappy with CleanShot X this year.

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Is Setapp Worth It?

May 19, 2020

Why would you want to subscribe to Setapp if you’re a veteran macOS user, and should you even consider subscribing to Setapp if you’re new to macOS?

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Getting to Know CleanMyMac

Oct 29, 2017

I’ve been using CleanMyMac since 2012. It completes macOS by offering various tools to maintain and review the system status easily from the dashboard.

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Hocus Focus

Jan 01, 2015

I’m a fan of Houdini, a free utility that hides away inactive windows in the background, so you stay focused. Here is a great news. Houdini has been renamed into Hocus Focus, now supporting OS X Yosemite, with a new feature to support multiple profiles.

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Measure Writing Effort with Word Counter

Dec 04, 2014

Sometimes I write a lot. Sometimes I write little. Sometimes I let the emotion steers the wheel of mind and don’t write at all. Word Counter is the loupe I use to identify who is the captain of the course: emotion or me.

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TunnelBear Mauls Away Internet Censorship

Nov 21, 2014

If you’re living in a country where Internet censorship is a rule, you should consider investing in VPN so you can gain back the freedom to access information online. I’ve been searching for the best VPN services for Mac and iOS devices this past few months, and my recommendation is TunnelBear.

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New iA Writer Pro Setup

Oct 03, 2014

Information Architects has released an updated version of iA Writer Pro which adds Dropbox sync and develops a new way to handle workflow state — instead of placing documents inside different folders, now it changes the file extension. If you’ve followed my setup to sync Writer Pro to Dropbox, this guide will show you how I adapt the update to my writing workflow.

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