Bear turns off Markdown compatibly mode with today’s update on Mac and iOS

I was ticked off this morning after updating Bear on all my devices. All my notes were looking a little strange. I first noticed it in my todo lists. The checkboxes didn’t look right and bold was no longer bold. Here’s the solution. Go into Settings > General and turn Markdown compatibly mode back on … Continue reading Bear turns off Markdown compatibly mode with today’s update on Mac and iOS

Switching between multiple open windows in the same application

Switching between multiple open windows in the same application has always been a pain point for me. Go to Window in the application Menu Bar and then select the window I want from the list of open windows. Or right click on the application in the Dock and select the window from list of open … Continue reading Switching between multiple open windows in the same application

Delete GarageBand hidden folders to save gigabytes of Mac storage

The other day I was checking the available storage on my 2015 13” MacBook Pro which only has 128 GB of flash storage. While doing so, I noticed something strange. In the Storage tab of About This Mac GarageBand was using 2 GB of storage. I found that odd since I don’t have GarageBand installed … Continue reading Delete GarageBand hidden folders to save gigabytes of Mac storage

My Mac Menu Bar – June 2018

Visible 1Password: For my passwords Copied: For syncing clipboards. Fantastical: For quick access to my calendars. Screenfloat: For taking or accessing screenshots. TunnelBear VPN: For private browsing. Bartender 3: For hiding the menu bar items that I don’t want to see. Hidden Alfred: For efficiency and productivity. Keyboard Maestro: For efficiency and productivity. PopClip: For … Continue reading My Mac Menu Bar – June 2018

Things 3 – Updated to version 3.4 with URL linking

Things 3 is my favorite task manager. With today’s update to version 3.4 Things now has URL linking, app handover, and automation capabilities. I don’t have a need for these new features but more advanced users are going to be very excited. For a more detailed explanation of the new features go to Culture Code’s … Continue reading Things 3 – Updated to version 3.4 with URL linking

Things 3 productivity course from Shawn Blanc is now available

I’m a Things 3 user. I have the app on both my Macs, iPhone, and iPad. I’ve written about how much I like here. Today Shawn Blanc, the man who runs The Sweet Setup, has released his new productivity course “All the Things”. In his own words: Things 3 is the best task management app … Continue reading Things 3 productivity course from Shawn Blanc is now available

How I use Alfred to launch files and folders on my Mac

This is Part 4 of how I use Alfred. The default way to open files or folders on the Mac is with Finder. Using Alfred I’m able to launch files and folders with fewer mouse clicks. I do this with Alfred’/s Quick File Search. I activate Alfred tap the space bar and start typing the … Continue reading How I use Alfred to launch files and folders on my Mac