Launching and Hiding Apps in macOS with Hotkeys

Joe Buhlig, The Sweet Setup What I’m proposing is this: you should set up keyboard hotkeys that allow you to navigate from app to app. […] First, the keyboard is a superior input device to the mouse. It has more keys (most of the time) and it’s much quicker to move your fingers from key … Continue reading Launching and Hiding Apps in macOS with Hotkeys

ForecastAdvisor

ForecastAdvisor will show you the accuracy of the major weather forecasters, including Accuweather, AerisWeather, Foreca, the National Weather Service, Open Weatherman, The Weather Channel, Weather Underground, Wetter, World Weather Online, and Weather News. We also provide links to your city's weather forecast from all the other weather forecasters, so you can compare for yourself. The … Continue reading ForecastAdvisor

A couple of thoughts on the Netflix ad-supported plan

The Guardian, Netflix to launch cheaper ad-supported subscription tier in November Netflix will reportedly launch a cheaper ad-supported tier for its streaming platform at the start of November as the company tries to stem the loss of more than 1 million subscribers in 2022. […] According to reports, Netflix’s service will launch in the US, … Continue reading A couple of thoughts on the Netflix ad-supported plan

Everything Apple announced yesterday in 11 minutes

This is for you if you missed Apple’s Far Out event yesterday. MacRumors Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, debuting the iPhone 14, ‌iPhone 14‌ Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ Max. Apple also introduced the new Apple Watch Series 8 models, a revamped version of the Apple Watch SE, the Apple … Continue reading Everything Apple announced yesterday in 11 minutes

iPhone 14 or iOS 16? What gets me most excited

Lee Peterson: Do you look forward to hardware or software? I’m more interested in iOS 16 than iPhone 14. Yes, I’m curious to see what gets released and depending on the camera upgrades I might be tempted to get one but for me messing around with iOS and apps in much more interesting. This is … Continue reading iPhone 14 or iOS 16? What gets me most excited

My thoughts on the Fed’s rate increases

As the Federal Reserve continues to raise the federal funds rate, to slow inflation, Americans are feeling the effects: Savers benefit from higher yields, but borrowers pay more. Trump’s pressure on the Fed in 2019, to keep Rates at Zero ‘Or Less’ during his presidency, to stimulate the economy, was no laughing matter for me … Continue reading My thoughts on the Fed’s rate increases

Managing streaming tv services

Years ago when we cut the cable cord there were only a few streaming services to choose from. At the time we subscribed to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Sling. Fast forward to today and an overwhelming number of streaming services are available. Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, Paramount+, Disney+, Apple TV+, … Continue reading Managing streaming tv services

How to import Reminders todos into Things 3 without deleting the todos in Reminders

A few months back I switched from Things to Apple’s Reminders for my todos. Last week I switched back to Things. In the process of switching, I had one issue. Things import deletes all the todos in Reminders. I didn’t want to delete the todos in Reminders because I want to run both apps in … Continue reading How to import Reminders todos into Things 3 without deleting the todos in Reminders

🖇 Have you been having iCloud sync issues lately?

July Clover, writing for MacRumors January 24, 2022 A number of developers are upset with an increasingly problematic iCloud server issue that is causing some apps that have implemented ‌iCloud‌ support to fail to sync properly. […] Multiple developers have reported the ‌iCloud‌ syncing bug to Apple, but it has gone widely unaddressed based on … Continue reading 🖇 Have you been having iCloud sync issues lately?

What I’ll use in place of Instapaper

Update September 5, 2022: In January 2022 Instapaper finally received a needed update with version 8.1. It is currently at version 8.1.2. I have been all in with Instapaper since the update in. In my opinion, it is the best read-it-later app bar none.   I recently wrote about my disappointment with Instapaper, my long-time … Continue reading What I’ll use in place of Instapaper

How to create a reminder in the Reminders app from macOS Mail

One of the things that keeps me from using Apple’s Reminders for all my todo needs is the ability to forward an email to Reminders like I can in Things. Well, according to Mac Geek Gab Episode 908 listener Dave, there’s a hidden and undiscoverable way to do just that. “It turns out that one … Continue reading How to create a reminder in the Reminders app from macOS Mail