Tag Archives: Automator

Retro Apple: How HyperCard Changed the World One Stack at a Time

HyperCard was a powerful, yet extremely easy to use tool for creating “stacks” — essentially flat-file databases that used hyperlinks as a way of navigating a stack of “cards”. You have to understand that at the time HyperCard was first released in 1987, there was no World Wide Web, so the concept of hyperlinks was completely new. HyperCard not only got a lot of Mac fans started in programming, but it also inspired some of the tools that we take for granted today.

Five macOS Mojave Utilities You Should Get to Know

If you’ve just purchased a new Mac, or upgraded your current model to run macOS Mojave, you may be wondering what apps and utilities come with the new OS. You're likely already familiar with many of the more common apps...

macOS 101: AirDrop Tips for Mac and iOS Users

AirDrop is a peer-to-peer file sharing system for local Mac and iOS users. It’s easy to set up with just a click or two; no special information or settings are needed. Just drag-and-drop a file to share with others. In...

Commentary: What I Want in the Next Version of macOS

In just less than two months, Apple holds its annual World Wide Developer Conference. At WWDC 2018, we expect to see what's new for all of Apple's operating systems from iOS to watchOS. This could also be the year that...

macOS 101: How to Automate Tasks on Your Mac

When you find yourself performing the same task over and over on your Mac, you may wish some developer somewhere would code up a nice little app to make your job a bit easier. There's no reason to wait for...