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Archive for the ‘Productivity’ Category

December 3rd, 2008

Google Calendar Supports iCal

Google Calendar has finally rolled out support for iCal via the CalDAV protocol. iCal users can now sync their calendars with Google Calendar and have an online solution for syncing calendars. This is a great option if you don’t want to pay for Mobile Me.
There’s also a setup program available to help you get started. […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

November 7th, 2008

Quicksilver Tips

One of my favorite and essential apps on the Mac is Quicksilver. It’s one of the very first if not the first application I install whenever I get a new Mac or do a clean install. I am able to do most of the basic things I need with a few simple key strokes. It’s […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

June 4th, 2008

My Web Design and Development Tools

I thought I’d share with you the tools I use to design and develop web sites. Although the past year I haven’t spent much time doing so, more of managing projects but I’m slowly getting back to it.
Adobe Photoshop - This is pretty much standard for designers. It’s my main design application. Although there’s […]

By Juan -- 4 comments

May 28th, 2008

Typinator: The Other Way To Eliminate Too Much Typing

Following Chris’ post on TextExpander which I also used, I’m now trying out Typinator. I did a reinstall around a month ago and didn’t get to add TextExpander to my current apps. It just so happens that I bought the Macupdate bundle and Typinator was included. So since I already paid for it, I might […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

May 28th, 2008

Eliminate Repetive Stress Disorder with Fewer Keystrokes

Ok. Maybe not eliminate it completely. After all, we are not giving up iChat or Twitter so there will still be a bit too much typing in less than ergonomically correct positions (I love to type sitting on the couch). But you can at least limit the retyping of common phrases over and over and […]

By Chris Marsden -- 2 comments

April 20th, 2008

ChronoSync: A better way of syncing files?

A friend of mine told me about ChronoSync, a software that he was trying out to sync his files. He just got a Mac desktop and wanted to sync files between that and his MacBook Pro.
It goes without saying that it’s hard when you’re working on two computers because you need to keep track […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

March 11th, 2008

Free Alternative To Back To My Mac

[via Lifehacker]
One of the nice features of Leopard is the ability to connect back to your home computer or any computer running Leopard and control it as if you’re there. The problem is, this feature will cost you an additional $100 a year because you’ll need a subscription to Apple’s .Mac service.
While Back To My […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

January 6th, 2008

Bring It All Together With Bento

From FileMaker comes Bento, the new personal database for the Mac. Our lives personal lives are getting more and more complicated. Lots of people that you meet, either in business or from friends that it’s hard to keep track of who’s who. Apart from that we find ourselves doing more stuff. We have small businesses […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

July 31st, 2007

Quick Tip Of The Week

I just recently discovered that Apple has a new section for Small Business. A notable section is the Quick Tip Of The Week. These are short videos of tips on how you can maximize use of Mac OS X and other Apple apps for your business.
Honestly, I love the video tips. It’s well done and […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

June 1st, 2007

Poor Man’s Photoshop

Not everyone can afford a copy of Photoshop. It’s simply impractical for a non-professional to shell out that much money for Photoshop. However in today’s digital age, photo editing is fast becoming a popular activity. We shoot photos with our digicam and now we take more and more time and attention to making sure our […]

By Juan -- 3 comments