It’s no secret that we’re big Mac users here at Asian Efficiency. We consider it the perfect operating system for Asian Efficient people. It’s user friendly but it also has that rugged edge for geeks because it’s built on a UNIX platform.
We want to share 5 quick tips to step up your productivity on your Mac. Implement any of these and you will see a noticeable change in the way you use your Mac for the better.
1. Get the Right Apps
We have written before about our favorite Mac apps which you can find here. If we had to drill it down to the ten must-haves, we would recommend the following:
2. Read these Blogs and Websites
Read any of these blogs and websites to learn more about how to get the most out of your Mac:
- MacSparky (David Sparks)
- Brett Terpstra
- Macdrifter (Gabe Weatherhead)
- Mac Appstorm
- Mac Tuts+
- ScreenCastsOnline (Don McAllister)
3. Listen to These Podcasts
There are a lot of Mac-centric podcasts but we like these the most:
Subscribe to any of these, listen to them on your commute or when you’re working, and you’ll get tons of action-able tips to use your Mac in more efficient ways.
4. Grab Any of These Resources
Whether you want to learn about how to effectively use the Mac operating system or master a particular app, the resources below will help tremendously.
- Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual by David Pogue
- OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual by David Pogue
- 60 Mountain Lion Tips by David Sparks and Brett Terpstra
- Evernote Essentials by Brett Kelly
- OmniFocus Premium Posts by some geeky Asian dudes.
5. Watch Any of These Videos
We have spent way too much time on YouTube to learn the ins and outs of the Mac. Here are some of our favorite videos.
There you have it – tons of tips to step up your productivity on your Mac. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below!
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