It’s easy to be inefficient. And for things that you only do once in a while, inefficiency is fine. Optimizing performance for a monthly task is generally a overall time loss. But for things you do frequently, finding the most efficient and effective method is worthwhile. This goes double for work that you need to […]
Designing documents in Word can be a mix of incredibly easy and painfully difficult. Certain tasks are painless, while moving images around a document is a minefield of unexpected consequences. Of course, Microsoft apps are far from the darlings of the Apple ecosystem. Yet with their prevalence in the workaday world, many Mac users are […]
The first time I realized that there were differences in Microsoft Office for Mac, I was waist-deep in a complicated Excel table. I knew that there must be some clever way to solve my data dilemma, so I Googled a solution. And I found one, right away! Only to discover that, mystifyingly, the tool I […]
For some people, this may be a harbinger of doom. For others (myself included), it’s cause to throw a frickin’ parade. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers are fine for the average casual user, but for true productivity, there’s only one productivity solution, and at long last it’s coming to the iPad.
Some time ago, I decided to say goodbye to Microsoft Office forever, and completely switch over to Pages and Keynote. It was an easy decision for me: I wasn’t a heavy Office user anyway, preferring to keep most of my documents online, and using the application primarily to open client .doc files and the occasional […]