How to get the trackpad to ignore touches while typing

Do you get frustrated with how the slightest touch of the palm of your hand or thumb on the trackpad causes the text cursor to jump to a different position when you're typing? I have and it’s been bothering me for some time. Here’s how I solved this problem. I turned off “Tap to click” … Continue reading How to get the trackpad to ignore touches while typing

Quick thoughts on using a Trackpad with iPadOS 13.4

Yesterday Apple released iPadOS 13.4 with advanced cursor support. I immediately downloaded 13.4 to my iPad and paired my Magic Keyboard, Trackpad and Mouse. I’ve been using my iPad with the Trackpad for a few hours now and can say this will change how I use my iPad. One thing I will mention is that … Continue reading Quick thoughts on using a Trackpad with iPadOS 13.4

My 2020 Must-Have Mac, iPhone, and iPad Apps

Each year towards the end of December I summarize in a post, on this site, the Mac, iPhone, and iPad apps that I will be using for the next year. This is always one of my most popular posts. This year instead of a separate article for Mac apps and another for iPhone and iPad … Continue reading My 2020 Must-Have Mac, iPhone, and iPad Apps

Getting the link for an Apple Mail Message

This post by David Sparks aka MacSparky from a couple of days ago provides an Apple Script that he uses to get links to Apple Mail messages anywhere using TextExpander. It’s easy to understand and there’s also a video that shows you how and why you would want to use it. After reading the post … Continue reading Getting the link for an Apple Mail Message