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Weekly previews for ScreenCastsOnline tutorials - get a 14 day free trial of the full tutorials by visiting http://www.screencastsonline.com. Each video is carefully crafted to show you how to use the latest Apple software and the best in 3rd party utilities.
|1||Video0514 - Google Photos on the Mac [HD - Preview]||Not long after Apple launched Photos on the Mac and iOS, Google launched Google Photos. Google Photos is a similar service allowing you to store all your photos and videos on the web, and have them accessible on all your devices.||7/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||Video0513 - Webcam Settings & iStat Menus [HD - Preview]||Two great utilities for your Mac. This week, Allison Sheridan takes us through two of her favourite utilities for the Mac - WebCam Settings & iStat Menus.||7/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||Video0512 - Managing Multiple Macs - Updated [HD - Free Tutorial]||Managing multiple Macs is so much easier than it used to be. Whether you're swapping between a couple of desktops or a desktop and a laptop, there are numerous cloud based services that will synchronise your files and information. In this episode, I demonstrate the various services I use to enable me to swap between using my Mac Pro and Macbook as seamlessly as possible, either at home or on the road.||7/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||Video0511 - iBank 5 - Personal Finance Manager [HD - Preview]||iBank 5 is a personal finance app from IGG Software. Update and maintain all your accounts, investments and manage your budgets on your Mac, iPhone or iPad.||7/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||Video0510 - ?MUSIC & iTunes 12.2 [HD - Preview]||MUSIC is here! MUSIC is is the latest offering from Apple combining three new services - a new music streaming service, a new global Radio channel and Connect - a new way for fans to follow and interact with artists. Launched just a few short days ago, this episode brings you up to speed with installing and configuring this new service.||7/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||Video0509 - iCloud Family Sharing on OS X [HD - Preview]||iCloud Family Sharing is a great way to both reduce and manage the costs of buying Apps, Music, Videos and iBooks. Up to six Family Members can pool their current purchases and share access with each other. With the iCloud Family Sharing “Organiser” in place, all purchases can be made with a single credit card, and if you have kids, you can authorise all requested purchase with “Ask To Buy”. With the soon to be launched MUSIC App, you’ll also be able to get a Family membership plan - six individual accounts for just $14.99. You may have been putting it off, but now might be a good time to checkout iCloud Family Sharing.||6/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||Video0508 - SaneBox Email Management - Part 2 [HD - Preview]||Following on from looking at the basic features of SaneBox last week, I take a look at even more features designed to allow you to manage your email overload effectively.||6/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||Video0507 - SaneBox Email Management - Part 1 [HD - Preview]||Email can rapidly become overwhelming, unless you put steps and processes in place to manage it effectively. Wouldn’t it be great if someone stepped in and started to organise your email automatically, allowing only important emails into your Inbox. Even better, imagine someone constantly monitoring how you process email, learning as it goes and stepping in to help you out. That’s exactly what SaneBox does for you.||6/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||Video0506 - Backing Up Photos [HD - Preview]||It’s great having your Photos stored in the cloud, but you still need a backup! If you rely on just a single cloud service to keep copies of your photos, it’s not a complete solution. Without a secondary backup, either locally or on another cloud service, you may find deleted photos are permanently gone. In this episode I look at some solutions for implementing secondary local and remote backups for your precious photos.||6/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||Video0505 - Command-C & PDF Toolkit + [HD - Preview]||Allison Sheridan takes us through two of her favourite utilities - Command-C and PDF Tookit+ Command-C is a great utility that allows you to transfer the contents of your clipboard between your Mac and iOS devices both ways. PDF ToolKit + allows you to manipulate PDFs easily and quickly - remove pages, extract images and compress your PDFs to allow for smaller file sizes.||5/28/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||Video0504 - Photos - Part 4 - Faces & Projects [HD - Preview]||Finishing my look at Photos, this week I examine Faces, Exporting and Projects.||5/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||Video0503 - Photos - Part 3 - Keywords, Search & HoudahGeo [HD - Preview]||Continuing my look at Photos, this week I examine Keywords and Searching. In addition, I also take a look at importing photos, and how to add GPS information to your photos before importing them.||5/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||How to receive over 500+ ScreenCastsOnline tutorials||Please download and read this PDF to learn how to gain access to the huge ScreenCastsOnline archive and receive a new tutorial every week.||12/31/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
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These are by far THE best Mac-oriented podcasts around. The scope of the podcasts show an amazing depth and diversity. The topics will pique the interest of users of many levels, from the newbie Windoze switcher to the “I started way back in 1984” old Mac hand. The nearly 100 podcasts (actually more, if you consider the extra-length, members-only HD versions) are uniformly informative; they strike a welcome balance between straight instruction in tutorial style and playful exploration of software features. The production values are impeccable: the podcasts make great use of visuals, provide pleasing, informed narrations, and are sparse with eye-candy gimmickry. Thanks, Don, for demonstrating what quality CAN be achieved with the medium of podcasting!