💻 QuickTime can record your Apple TV

You can use QuickTime on a Mac to record content playing on an Apple TV. Create a new Movie Recording with QuickTime (under the File menu) Next to the record button, click the menu to choose camera and audio sources Your Apple TV(s) should appear as a source in both...

Other perspectives on the Touch Bar

I think a lot of hate for the MacBook Pro Touch Bar comes from I Hate Change-ism or just plain group-think. I think this happens with a lot of new products and tech, and I find it to be obnoxious and repetitive. There, I said it. Anecdotally, I’ve struck up...

Swipe right in Ulysses to quickly star a sheet

Ulysses for iPad, iPhone, and Mac has a straightforward Favorites mechanism. You can mark any sheet (document) a favorite, no matter how many groups (folders) and sub-groups you have. Favorites then appear in a dedicated, top-level Favorites section near the top of...

The downside of paid upgrade pricing for apps

I haven’t used a particular app in a little while. I just got a new Mac and I wanted to start fresh with it, so I had to re-download said app. As it turns out, the app received a major paid upgrade since I last used it. The bad news is that I can’t find a download for...
In with a new MacBook

In with a new MacBook

In 2015, I switched from a 13-inch MacBook Pro to a first-gen, 12-inch MacBook. In my enthusiasm for iPad and all things thin and light, I figured I could get by with the tiniest retina MacBook yet, running what was basically a netbook CPU. For a couple years, I did...