Use Google Calendar Delegation

With Google Calendars, you can have others in your business act as delegates, or a trusted representative, for your calendar. Here’s the instructions, directly from Google: To delegate your calendar: Sign in to your calendar at http://calendar.google.com/a/your_domain.com. Click Calendar settings at the top. Click Calendars. In the Sharing column for your calendar,...

Typinator: How to re-type frequently used snippets easier

One of the other apps I use every single day is Typinator from Ergonis Software. According to my own use of Typinator, my stats look like this: 285 corrections, 5004 expansions average saving: 49.6 keystrokes/expansion saved time: 22.27 hours (at 196 keystrokes per minute) I’ve been using Typinator since...

How to Move Google Calendars to iCloud

I’ve been really happy with Google calendars for a few years. Until recently. Within the last year, either Google or Apple or both did something that was causing me more work (and aggravation) than I will allow. Either something works or it doesn’t and when it doesn’t, I get...

How to have Mail, Calendar & Contacts all open in Outlook 2011

Back in the days of Entourage, one could open separate windows for Mail, Calendar & Contacts. With Outlook 2011, Microsoft has forced the use of one window with clicking on the options at the bottom left to change from Mail to Calendar to Contacts. Different even from the way Outlook...

How to add Contacts from iCloud on an iOS 4 device

You can setup contact syncing to iCloud on an older iPod Touch (2nd Generation or newer), iPhone (3G or newer) or any iPad still running at least iOS 4. Sorry, 1st Generation iPod Touch owners, the maximum iOS which can be used on these devices is iOS 3.1.3. You...

How to use multiple search terms in Apple Mail

If you’re using Leopard or Snow Leopard on your Mac (prior to Lion’s implementation of tokens) and you’ve ever needed a way to search for a couple of terms in Mail, here’s how. You’ll want to use keywords. For example, if you and your friend, Seth, were talking about...

iPad Split Keyboard makes thumb typing easier

If you’ve ever tried to thumb type on your iPad (any version) but found it incredibly cumbersome, iOS 5 introduced a way to split your keyboard to make that much easier. You can either place your thumbs in the middle and pull the keyboard apart (reverse the procedure to...

Keyboard Maestro

I’ve been using Keyboard Maestro since at least 10.1 (Cougar). Why do I like it? Primarily one reason: I can switch from open application to open application while hiding all the other open apps. Apple added Spaces to Leopard, which created virtual desktops for open apps. This was continued...

How to setup Apple Mail on Snow Leopard for use with iCloud

Along with yesterday’s post of using iCal & Address Book with Snow Leopard on iCloud, here’s some info for using Apple mail on Snow Leopard with iCloud: http://bit.ly/KjbfM5 You can find other tips by going to the blog homepage. You can find iHelp’s main offerings, here....