Believe it or not, email used to actually be a productivity-enhancing tool -- although by now you're probably drowning in a deluge of spam, sales pitches, and social media notifications. MailHub is a plugin for Apple's Mail that aims to help you quickly sort through the useless stuff, and focus on the messages that are truly important. Learning to use MailHub's many options takes some effort, but you'll learn to speed through, deleting, filing, and setting reminders with an arsenal of keyboard shortcuts.
Keyboard shortcuts are synonymous with computers — just about every platform has them. Shortcuts can provide a lot of freedom to the user, and help create a more streamlined workflow for using applications, and your computer in general. Many new Mac users, however, can get a bit confused when they see the keyboard shortcut pattern is different from what they might be used to. In this article, we’ll walk you through these differences, and show you some top keyboard shortcuts that every new Mac user should know about.
Now that OS X Lion has finally arrived, Apple is wasting no time making its influence known across their product lines. Case in point, the company is now shipping their Mac keyboards with icons specific to the functions of the big cat on the F3 and F4 keys.
The Mac App Store certainly has made buying Mac software a convenient affair -- just a click and a password, and boom, there it is. But like the iOS App Store, it's starting to fill up fast. That's good news for you -- lots of choice -- but it also means that when you type in a keyword or open up a category, you're faced with multiple options.
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Many of us spend the majority of our day sifting through, sorting, and retrieving email. But when you're moving messages between folders, clicking, dragging and dropping becomes a repetitive annoyance. Fortunately, Mac OS X comes with the built-in ability to assign keyboard shortcuts. Read along to discover how to implement these shortcuts to bring your inbox to organizational heaven.
So you think you’re a Twitter Jedi master? While you may have mastered the dark art of the retweet and even decrypted the meaning of hashtags, there are still a few tricks and tips that even pro Twitter users may not be aware of.