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What we published, and links of note

Here are the things we published this week, as well as some great link material. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter and RSS.

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The best GIF keyboard for iPhone »

The best GIF keyboard for iOS

When it comes to GIF keyboards, there’s not a whole lot that sets them apart. iGIF Keyboard, however, is an impressive exception to the rule. It’s easily our pick for the best iPhone GIF keyboard because it is one of the only GIF keyboards we tested that not only looks great, but can also serve as a full keyboard replacement.

Nicholas Cole-Farrell’s iOS setup »

Nicholas Cole-Farrell’s iOS setup

Nicholas Cole-Farrell is the Director of Technology at The Brandeis School of San Francisco, a K-8 independent school in California, USA where his passion is empowering students, teachers, and staff with tools to grow their understanding of the world.

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How to paste text without formatting on your Mac »

When you copy text from the web, you also generally copy any formatting (colors, size, typeface, etc.) attached to it. When you paste this text into emails, it looks out of place. OS X allows you to paste text without its original formatting. Instead of using Command+V, you can press Option+Shift+Command+V to paste text without any formatting. If that shortcut is a bit too longer to remember, I’ve automated this more using TextExpander.

512 Pixels: The iMac G3 family tree »

From 1998 to 2003, the colorful iMac G3 were all the rage amongst my friends. They were desirable, and they came in a variety of colors that everyone could enjoy.

Stephen Hackett (512 Pixels) takes us through the chronological account of the iMac G3 line, and details all of the exciting colors and hardware enhancements through that brief 5 year period of Apple history.

MacSparky: The Hazel Video Field Guide »

David Sparks (MacSparky) released a new Field Guide this week that focuses on the popular automated organization utility for OS X — Hazel. Hazel recently released a major update to their software that makes it even more powerful (magical). Be sure to check out this Field Guide if you want to learn more about this great tool. Here’s the description from the MacSparky site:

The Hazel Video Field Guide is a two-and-a-half hour video screencast that teaches you everything you need to know about Hazel, one of the best tools available to automate using your Mac. You can start the screencast without knowing a thing about it and by the end of the screenccast you’ll be using Hazel to automate everything from filing your bills to having your Mac play some of your favorite music as you arrive home. There is a lot you can do with Hazel and this screencast explains it all

Leef iBridge – Never Run out of Memory (Sponsor) »

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Ever have this happen to you?

Yeah, it sucks. That’s why we made this:

Leef iBridge – the iOS mobile storage solution designed to expand the storage capability of your iPhone & iPad (yes – it’s possible)

So what can you use it for? There are several tips for using your Leef iBridge that you can check out here.


Our thanks to Leef for sponsoring the site this week.