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The MacMost Newsletter: Issue #593
May 14, 2020
THe Photos app includes tools like albums and tags to help you organize your photo library. But if you like, you can skip that and just use built-in features that automatically group your photos by dates, locations, people or objects.
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The Photos app on your Mac has a set of adjustment and editing tools. Get familiar with how these work by experimenting with them.
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Instead of creating graphics in Keynote and overlaying them in iMovie, you can bring video into Keynote and overlay multiple special effects, then export a new version of the clip. You can even animate the video itself.
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Messaging between iPhones with iMessage doesn't have to be just text. You can send special effects, Animoi recordings, audio, animated drawings, handwriting, stickers, and even play games. Learn how to make your conversations more fun with the tricks.
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If you want to try something other than the two dictation functions in macOS, there are at least three other ways to dictate text with your Mac. If you are a Microsoft subscriber, you can use Word's built-in dictation function. Google Docs also has a built-in method if you are using Chrome as your browser. There is also another website you can use to dictate text.
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Getting the wrong food in every possible way, Docking in space, Email by radio, and why wrong things don't get fixed. Subscribe at iTunes...
You can share your card from the Contacts app, but maybe you don't want to share all of it. Go to Contacts, Preferences, vCard and enable private me card. Then use Card, Go to My Card. Then click the Edit button. Now you'll see checkboxes on the right and can uncheck things you don't want to export when sharing your card.
I'm often asked about the software and gadgets I use to produce the MacMost videos and in my work as a developer. So I've compiled a list of the products I use and recommend. Check it out. -- Gary
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