The stencils in Omnigraffle are a great way to create objects quickly when you use the same shape repeatedly. Here’s a quick overview on how to use them:
The top five things you should do first when you get a new Mac. Here is what I cover in this video for newer users (or those who recently upgraded to a new Mac from a very old Mac):
1 – Check your Settings for natural scrolling Try and stick with natural scrolling, but if you can’t adjust, here’s how to switch it back to the “old” way.
2 – Set up hot corners in your system preferences Everyone should be using this time saver! Here’s how to set it up.
3 – Download and install 1Password or a comparable password manager app Download at https://1password.com
4 – Choose a VPN service if you were mobile I use VPN Unlimited and have for a couple of years now. https://www.vpnunlimitedapp.com/en There are plenty of good options out there for VPN.
5 – Choose a backup method and use it. Start with Time Machine and an external hard drive (http://amzn.to/2sjeb9n)
Then use an online backup service… I use Backblaze and love it (SIGN UP HERE: https://secure.backblaze.com/r/00b9pv) Also consider:
For those of us who maintain different twitter accounts for different purposes, there is a way to use all of your Twitter accounts on your iPad or iPhone.
Here’s a quick video showing how to make it happen in iOS 7 (works in iOS 6 as well):
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