Montage: A Collection of
Macintosh Goodness
Whittier Area Macintosh User Group
October 19, 2013

Sunday, October 20, 13

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Today’s Agenda
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Need a shorter URL to share with friends?

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Can’t find your cursor?

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Take Control of Your Email

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...
Notes for today’s session are on
Slideshare

http://slideshare.net/wamug/presentations

Sunday, October 20, 13

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Need a shorter URL to share with
friends?
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From this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/with-us-withdrawal-fromafghani...
Can’t find your cursor?

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System Preferences > Accessibility > Display
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Adjust cursor size

Pinpoint app
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http://...
Take Control of Your Email
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Mail > Preferences > Rules
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3 ways to manage incoming email
1. Rules
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If a condition is ...
Taming Your Menu Bar
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Bartender
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http://www.macbartender.com

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Organize your menu bar apps, by hiding them, rearrang...
Manage Your Pictures–
Automatically
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Everpix (developed by former Apple Engineers)
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https://www.everpix.com/landing.ht...
If This Then That Fun and Magic

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A web service that lets you create powerful connections with one
simple statement: IFT...
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  1. 1. Montage: A Collection of Macintosh Goodness Whittier Area Macintosh User Group October 19, 2013 Sunday, October 20, 13 1
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda ✤ Need a shorter URL to share with friends? ✤ Can’t find your cursor? ✤ Take Control of Your Email ✤ Taming Your Menu Bar ✤ Manage Your Pictures–Automatically ✤ If This Then That (ITTT) Fun and magic; Sunday, October 20, 13 2
  3. 3. Notes for today’s session are on Slideshare http://slideshare.net/wamug/presentations Sunday, October 20, 13 3
  4. 4. Need a shorter URL to share with friends? ✤ From this: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/with-us-withdrawal-fromafghanistan-american-military-gear-sold-as-scrap/ 2013/10/19/910e68fe-359d-11e3-89db-8002ba99b894_story.html?hpid=z4 ✤ To this: http://wapo.st/15U3dFh ✤ Go to Safari > Safari Extensions ✤ Scroll list of categories ✤ URL Shorteners ✤ Choose the Safari extension of your preference and install ✤ The shortener extension will be in your toolbar Sunday, October 20, 13 4
  5. 5. Can’t find your cursor? ✤ System Preferences > Accessibility > Display ✤ ✤ Adjust cursor size Pinpoint app ✤ http://www.lagentesoft.com/pinpoint/index.html ✤ Multiple cursors – DEMO Sunday, October 20, 13 5
  6. 6. Take Control of Your Email ✤ Mail > Preferences > Rules ✤ 3 ways to manage incoming email 1. Rules ✤ If a condition is met, then execute an action using Rules 2. Smart mailboxes 3. VIP setting ✤ DEMO Sunday, October 20, 13 6
  7. 7. Taming Your Menu Bar ✤ Bartender ✤ http://www.macbartender.com ✤ Organize your menu bar apps, by hiding them, rearranging them, or moving them to Bartender's Bar ✤ Click on icon or use hot-key ✤ 4-week free trial; $15 for the app Sunday, October 20, 13 7
  8. 8. Manage Your Pictures– Automatically ✤ Everpix (developed by former Apple Engineers) ✤ https://www.everpix.com/landing.html?message=Your+session+has +expired.+Please+sign+in+again.&action=signin&state=#sign-in ✤ OR: http://tinyurl.com/l9ktkej (See slide 5 earlier) ✤ JPEG format i.e. no TIFFs or RAW),RGB color, 480 pixels on the smallest dimension but less than 15,000 pixels on the largest dimension, aspect ratio less than 10 ✤ Uploaders for iDevices and Mac; photo de-duplication ✤ Works with iPhoto Library, iCloud Photo Stream, Aperture, iPhoto Library Sunday, October 20, 13 8
  9. 9. If This Then That Fun and Magic ✤ A web service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: IFTT (If This Then That) ✤ Put the Internet to work for you ✤ https://ifttt.com ✤ DEMO Sunday, October 20, 13 9
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