The method that I created will export your messages in the iChat file format. You can double-click the file to have it open in Messages.
You probably wouldn’t know they are there because you’ll have to enter a specific file path in order to access them.
Using keyboard shortcuts in Apple Notes, you’ll be a productivity star in no time.
The Shelf app can be used as a temporary storage solution for items that you want to drag and drop on the iPad and iPhone.
If these Mac keyboard shortcuts aren’t etched in your muscle memory, they should be.
This isn’t just Safari downloads. Any app that lets you download files will show up here. This can include torrents, cat photos, porn—anything.
This is a variation on making a screenshot selection (only screenshotting the area you choose) but it involves pressing one extra button.
You can scan documents in Apple Notes with an iPhone or iPad. On an iPad with Apple Pencil, you can even sign a document after you scan it.
It could encourage you to know how much more efficient you’re being with the help of the app.
Those looking for an official Apple keyboard with numeric keypad can now shell out $129 on the new wireless model, or try to pick up the old wired model from third-party retailers before supplies run out.
While reading news about Google I/O, Andrew Orr found that a feature coming to Android O that Apple already put into iOS. It’s a neat trick that should save you time while using iOS.
Dr. Mac has been obsessed with personal productivity since time immemorial. He says that while Macs have improved immensely over time, some things haven’t changed much including a pair of tips that appeared in his first book, Dr. Macintosh, way back in 1989, as well as his current book, Working Smarter for Mac Users.
The Trump administration appears set to ban MacBooks, iPads, and other large electronics from even more flights to the United States. Jeff Butts has some tips for how you can make the most of your iPhone to be more productive during those long flights home.
In this excerpt from Working Smarter for Mac Users, a new eBook by Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus, he maintains that one of the best ways to keep your focus on one thing is to use the Hide and Hide Others commands or their keyboard shortcuts to hide everything else! What a concept!
In this excerpt from Working Smarter for Mac Users, a new eBook by Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus, he says It takes time to read the subject line of a message, and it takes more time to open a message and scan its contents. So when you get mail from a commercial entity, a list, store, or group, you should ask yourself, “do I ever read these?” If the answer is “no,” or even “maybe,” look for the unsubscribe link (usually at or near the end of the message) and click it.
This tip comes from Reddit, where user pralux found a handy shortcut. If you use the Reminders app on macOS, there is a way to automatically format reminders with the date and time. This saves you several clicks by doing it manually. Here’s how to do it.