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How to Find All Screen Shots on Mac with a Search Trick

How to Find All Screen Shots on Mac with a Search Trick

Not sure I’ll remember the syntax / search term, but worth making a note of. Personally I altered the screenshot location using terminal (to a specific folder on my desktop) so my screen shots are easier to locate. Take a look at this tip on locating screen shots on your system.

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Watch: 2017 12.9″ iPad Pro vs. 12″ MacBook

iPad Pro vs 12″ Macbook I LOVE my iPad Pro 10.5″.I purchased the original 12.9″ iPad Pro when it was released but found it just little big for my needs, especially when walking job sites and taking measurements. I sold it and replaced it with the 9.7″ iPad Pro when it was released and found […]

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Which ports would you add to the new MacBook Pro?

Which ports would you add to the new MacBook Pro?

I can’t say I was overjoyed or over-impressed with the latest MacBook Pro laptops. The look is great (I love space grey on a laptop) and the touch bar has a lot of interesting possibilities. Unfortunately, there are some big drawbacks (for me): The pricing is a mess (compare a 13″ MacBook Pro and 13″ […]

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Tim Cook’s HomeKit

Tim Cook’s HomeKit

I have a number of HomeKit devices and I’ve been playing with connected devices / voice automation for a while now. I have door locks, light switches, light bulbs, a thermostat and a handful of sensors. If I had a garage I’d have a door opener too, I’m sure. I’m still looking to expand the […]

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Happy Birthday Autodesk!

Happy Birthday Autodesk!

Wow. 35 years. I’ve only been using their software for 18 years, but it already seems like forever. Here’s to another 35 years! Check out these two posts by Shaan Hurley, one wishing them Happy Birthday and the other with a bunch of pics of others doing the same. Very cool. Happy Birthday! Photos from […]

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Smarter Dimensioning in AutoCAD 2016 (Mac too!)

Smarter Dimensioning in AutoCAD 2016 (Mac too!)

Happy to say this feature is in AutoCAD for Mac 2016 as well. Great tool and great run down by Lynn! Take a look at the article on Cadalyst

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Lynn Allen Tip: the Change command

Lynn Allen Tip: the Change command

A little delayed, but another great tip from Lynn Allen! Click here to take a look

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AU 2015 Flickr

AU 2015 Flickr

If you attended AU 2015, upload your pics to Shaan Hurley’s Flickr pool. If you didn’t make it, go take a look at all of the fun you missed! I think there was a little learning this year too . . . Check out Shaan’s post

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Sign Docs on your iPhone from Mail

Sign Docs on your iPhone from Mail

Again, my iPhone is my perfect little swiss army knife. I’m always amazed at how there is a feature or app that can make my life a little simpler or save me a few more steps. This is a great walk through of quickly signing a PDF someone has mailed you without printing, signing, scanning […]

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Revit on a Mac? Kinda but Official!

Revit on a Mac? Kinda but Official!

Confused? So am I, a little. Frame announced at AU this year that they obtained complete certification from Autodesk for applications in a virtual environment. I need to pour into this a little deeper (and you can too in the article below) but you can now run Revit, fully supported in a browser. If so, […]

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