Taking Screenshots with the Mac’s Built-in Tools (MacSparky Labs)

As part of my ongoing task manager survey, there’s a new simple task list / focus app called Bento and I’m trying it out. The app is pretty and functional so long as your task list isn’t too big or complex. Still, I dig the way they got the little details right and can see a lot of people using Bento. Here’s an app walkthrough and discussion… This is a post for MacSparky Labs Level 3 (Early Access) and Level 2 (Backstage) Members only. Care to join? Or perhaps do you need to sign in?

May 2022 Questions and Answers (MacSparky Labs)

The questions have been piling up so it’s time for another Question & Answer video for the MacSparky Labs. In this video:

0:27 How’s it going?
0:58 Missing the law?
1:39 Going from two things to one thing.
3:04 What about free time?
3:55 Mac Studio Order?
4:40 The Looming Discord
5:18 Field Guide Status
6:42 WWDC Wishes…

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The New MacSparky Labs Report (MacSparky Labs)

Today I released a new episode of the MacSparky Labs podcast, now called the MacSparky Labs Report. This episode includes Apple’s earnings, growing services revenue, the iPhone 14 Pro, growing Mac sales, calendar tricks, task managers, and time tracking…

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Time Tracking with the Timing App (MacSparky Labs)

In a recent episode of Mac Power Users, I explained why I like the automatic time tracking I get with the Timing App. I’ve decided to make this my exclusive time tracking app as an experiment and in this video I share how I’m setting things up and getting started…

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The MacSparky Labs Weekly Update Podcast (MacSparky Labs)

This morning I dropped my first weekly update in the MacSparky Labs podcast feed. If you are a labs member, you should be able to download it now. This short episode includes some additional commentary on the Mac Studio vs. MacBook Air debate, uses for Obsidian, and some interesting Apple news from the week… This is a post for MacSparky Labs Members only. Care to join? Or perhaps do you need to sign in?

Automating OmniFocus (MacSparky Labs)

One of my favorite features with OmniFocus is the way you can automate it with AppleScript. I have a few scripts I’ve hacked together that let me automatically move defer and due dates in OmniFocus. I use the scripts via Keyboard Maestro. Here’s a video demonstrating how I work them. You can download the scripts and Keyboard Maestro Macros below…

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