Category: Tutorials

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  • Make it harder to Command Q an app on OS X

    Make it harder to Command Q an app on OS X

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    We’ve all done it, we’re knee-deep in some research or we’re writing an extra long email or throwing items into a shopping cart on some website and all of a sudden you press ⌘ Q  (Command Q) and there goes all that hard work you have been working on, especially if you neglected to save and the […]

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  • Working with Tags in OS X

    Working with Tags in OS X

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    Yesterday I wrote about how to use tags to group applications and how to use Alfred to search for them. This post will be how to work with Tags in OS X and ways to work with them from both the GUI and the Command Line. How to add tags to files The easiest way […]

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  • What was that app’s name again?

    What was that app’s name again?

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    Knowing that I suck at remembering names I’ve realized I have the same problem with remembering app names too. Here is a simple solution: tagging & Alfred

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  • How to keep your Mac awake during presentations – Caffeine

    How to keep your Mac awake during presentations – Caffeine

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    One of the most useful apps I have on my Mac barely has an interface to interact with yet stops me from breaking my flow when presenting at work. This app’s name is Caffeine and it stops my MacBook dimming, sleeping or starting the screen saver with a simple click. So how does it work? […]

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  • Setup a custom Web Search with Alfred

    Setup a custom Web Search with Alfred

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    I work at a church and I’m constantly looking up bible verses on my Macs (and iOS devices too). On the Mac I’ve been using this tool called Alfred which is a Spotlight replacement tool for searching your mac. But it does more… so much more than that. You see, Alfred is also a workflow […]

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