Barry Frost

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Tagged #mac

Handy new macOS High Sierra tip: you can lock your screen using the keyboard shortcut ctrl-cmd-q.

Spotify-for-Alfred: aka Spotifious

Spotify controller for Alfred

Manager tip: I’m finding Next Meeting, a simple macOS menubar app, very useful to keep me on top of 1:1s, catch-ups and other events in my work calendar.

Next Meeting

macOS-Security-and-Privacy-Guide

This is a collection of thoughts on securing a modern Apple Mac computer using macOS (formerly OS X) 10.12 “Sierra”, as well as steps to improving online privacy.

TripMode

Mac app that helps manage internet usage when you’re on mobile data

Helium

Helium is a floating browser window that allows you to watch media while you work. Your content will never fall behind your other windows even as you switch tasks.

Dropshare for Mac

Dropshare is a so-called menulet that enables you to easily drag&drop files, folders and anything else to your own server, Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud Files or Google Drive. Once uploaded, the app copies the link to the file to your Mac’s clipboard and you’re ready to share with anyone you like!

TripMode

Useful for stopping network access for selected services on your Mac when tethered to a mobile.

Spectacle

Free alternative to Moom or Divvy

Paw

Mac HTTP client/debugger

ASP.NET 5 development on OS X with Docker

In reply to Peter Lambert Peter Lambert’s post on Twitter
Anyone else think the OSX dashboard with it's widgets has had it's time and needs to go? If not, what do you use it for?

@ioptics It’s pretty much redundant now. I’ve turned it off under Mission Control in System Preferences. Widgets/Extensions make more sense.

ISO8601

Fast ISO8601 date parser and writer for iOS & Mac.

Noizio

Free Mac app: ambient sound equalizer

Deckset for Mac

Turn your notes into beautiful presentations

PSequel

PostgreSQL GUI Tool for Mac OS X

A systemwide shortcut for pasting as plain text

How to make your own bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite USB install drive

Piezo

Audio recording from OS X

iExplorer

iPhone, iPad Music & File Transfer App for Mac & PC