How To Increase Productivity And Simplify Tasks on the Mac With Automator

Automator is a great application that comes with the Mac. Built on AppleScript, it’s a way to automate tedious chores. Best of all, it comes with my Macbook! I was blown away when I first tried Automator and loved it since. You can achieve the same thing on Windows, but you’ll probably need a bunch of software and so much more time to accomplish the same thing. Seriously. Need to rename a bunch of files? Need to change the extension

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Why Do People Recommend Alt-Tab For Task Management?

Now this is something that I don’t get — why do people love alt-tab so much? I have tried using alt-tab, and it seems like it’s much faster to click on the open tasks on the taskbar than to cycle through the alt-tab list, looking for the program that you want. This is similar to Expose, or its Windows equivalent of TopDesk…it sure looks pretty, but it isn’t as fast as just clicking on what window you want to reopen.

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