Category Mac OSX

Mailmate App And Default Search

MailMate App allows for very fibre grained search. But it isn’t obvious how to set the default search. Use ⌥ + ⌘ F will open the search bar at the top of the window. Click on the search field will pop…

Sometimes you get what you want

    Two years ago, we waiting for Apple to announce some new hardware and I tweeted.   Today, the heart of my personal productivity toolchain is a MacBook Pro Retina with 512GB SSD and 16GB RAM.   While it’s…

OmniGraffle 6 Woes – Part 2

Omnigraffle 6 changes the screen layout in major but mostly acceptable ways. Instead of the floating inspectors they are now now embedded into the window. On the whole, I much prefer the new style which is docked to the right…

OmniGraffle 6 Woes – Part 1

The OmniGroup has released OmniGraffle 6 in the last week or so. At this point I’ve stopped using it because of deadlines and the changes it is making to my diagrams. This example is a side by side view of…

iTunes 11.1 and Genius Shortcut

In iTunes 11.1, I noticed that if I press the ⌥ / Alt / Option key then the back button on iTunes becomes a Genius shortcut. I use Genius a lot so I think that’s cool.   The Genius icon will…