iPad

Jack Baty writing at Coping Mechanism: Trying to live on the iPad for a while I’m drawn to the idea of being forced to do only thing at a time. iOS does that. I’d probably do more than one thing at once if I could, but “multi-tasking” on iOS remains an unusable mystery, so I’m … Continue reading iPad

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

Bitwarden for Mac browser extension exposing passwords in clipboard managers

While using Alfred’s clipboard manager the other day I noticed passwords in the clipboard history. My first thought was how is this happening. I immediately went into Alfred’s Advanced Clipboard History Settings to make sure that I had added Bitwarden to the Ignore list and yes I had. So I figured this has to be … Continue reading Bitwarden for Mac browser extension exposing passwords in clipboard managers

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

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

Now you can exclude apps from clipboard history in Keyboard Maestro 8

One complaint I have with Keyboard Maestro is the way passwords are handled in the clipboard history. Clipboard entries that resemble passwords are obscured, deleted after they reach position ten in the clipboard history, and not saved to disk. You can option click on an obscured password to reveal it. This way of handling passwords … Continue reading Now you can exclude apps from clipboard history in Keyboard Maestro 8

Quickly quit all open applications at once on your Mac – Keyboard Maestro

As a rule, I usually have quite a few apps and windows open on my Mac and I switch back and forth between them through out the day. When I was ready to shut my Mac down for the day I would have to close each of these apps and windows individually. I thought to … Continue reading Quickly quit all open applications at once on your Mac – Keyboard Maestro

Can iPad replace my laptop?

Brett Terpstra recommended this article in Web Excursions for July 14, 2017. An in-depth look at the current state of the question “Can iPad really replace my laptop?” This is an excellent article that will help you decide whether an iPad or MacBook is better for you. Can iPad replace my laptop? by Joshua Carpentier … Continue reading Can iPad replace my laptop?