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

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

How to show the PopClip menu on a selection

PopClip is one of my favorite Mac utilities. PopClip is a Mac utility for working with selected text. When I highlight text with my mouse or trackpad an actions menu pops up with options to do something with the text. I don’t have to right-click, it just appears automatically. And if I don’t use it, … Continue reading How to show the PopClip menu on a selection

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?