iCreate No. 220

iCreate is the creative magazine for Apple computer users. Made for Mac users by Mac users, it provides sumptuously designed, essential content for Apple aficionados and switchers alike. Featuring in-depth tutorials in iMovie, iPhoto and the rest of the iLife applications as well as iTunes and Mac OS X, it is the magazine no Apple addict can be without. If Apple made a magazine, it would be iCreate. Please note: Digital versions of the magazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.

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3 minutos
get your game on with gameclub

Developer GameClub Difficulty Time needed Apple Arcade offers a completely new way to experience mobile games without the hassle of endless adverts and in-app purchases. We do not know yet how successful it has been, but there is an alternative available called GameClub that you may not be aware of. It follows the same pricing route through a monthly subscription and it is also the same price so your decision will come down to which of the services you prefer. This is actually not an easy choice to make because you have to base it on the games on offer and it is likely that one or two will become indispensable to you. We will show you how to use GameClub and will offer a sense of what titles are on offer, but…

1 minutos
ibook g3 se (key lime)

•Processor: 466MHz PowerPC G3 • Memory: 64MB of PC100 SDRAM (soldered to the logic board) • Hard Drive: 10GB ATA • Display: 12-inch active-matrix TFT display, 800x600 pixel resolution • Graphics: ATI Rager 129 with 8MB of SDRAM Original price: £1,299/$1,599 Price now: £230/$325 What self-respecting Apple aficionado doesn’t remember the iBook G3, aka the ‘Clamshell’, or the ‘iMac to go’? Back in 1999 it was the last piece of Apple’s ‘four box’ strategy of desktop and portable computers in professional and consumer models. The newly introduced iMac was the consumer desktop, with the blue and white G3 ticking the professional box. But whereas the PowerBook portable line served professionals, it was a bit conservative-looking, wasn’t it? Enter the iBook G3 to entice consumers to the mobile laptop market - the first…

7 minutos
genius bar

Our Apple devices and the software on them are some of the finest products on the planet, but even they have their moments. We’re here to give you expert advice to help you fix faults and get back up and running, and also discover cool new things… Contact us today Facebook iCreateMagazine Twitter @iCreateMagazine Instagram icreate_mag Email icreate@futurenet.com Glossary The place to come for key terms made easy Accessibility This refers to a group of settings on Mac and iOS that allow you to customise your device to suit your needs. There are settings that relate to physical and motor impairments as well as hearing or sight problems. Go to Settings or System Preferences to find them. Markup Tools Both macOS and iOS feature a built-in toolset (look for the pen icon) that allows you to quickly mark up certain files, such as PDFs and…

3 minutos
customise your date display

Developer Sindre Sorhus Difficulty Time needed Dato is a very simple app that performs a function that you will only need now and again. In short it offers a new Date & Time shortcut on your menu bar in macOS which lets you quickly access calendar events and timezones. The beauty of the layout is that it is very simple in its implementation and it actually looks cleaner than the current macOS shortcut when the time is clicked. It also lets you change the style of the Date & Time display which is not on offer by default in macOS and at the low price of entry these features feel like good value overall. It may not be overly exciting, but Dato does help you to add some customisation to your day to…

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highlights – export pdf notes

Price Free Requirements MacOS 10.15 or later Learn more highlightsapp.net Available from Mac App Store IF YOU DO SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNTS OF PDF-BASED research then Highlights has just been updated for Big Sur and makes the compiling of information effortless. You can highlight text in any document to get an instant markup menu, and if you click on the ‘Highlight’ icon in the toolbar, any text you highlight will be instantly added to a note in the sidebar that you can export. The software makes it so easy to pull key facts and figures out of the main text so that you’re left with your own digest to pick through. The interface is very similar to that of Apple’s own iWork suite of apps - simple and effective - and you can also handoff onto your iOS devices to carry…

13 minutos
20 great ios 14 shortcuts

Apple’s Shortcuts app is a very useful tool for automating certain tasks on your iPhone or iPad. You can use it to speed up the processes for the actions you perform every day and then save them to your Home Screen to cut out needless tapping and prodding in performing those tasks. With the release of iOS 14, the Shortcuts app has gained more functionality, even allowing you to customise aspects of your device that wasn’t possible without jailbreaking it previously. You can also install shortcuts from third-party sources, not just the official Gallery within the Shortcuts app, meaning that you have access to many more automations. In this feature, we have scoured the shortcutsgallery.com website for interesting new shortcuts that may be of interest to you, but there are many other…