Using Siri on Mac to make lists, set calendar appointments

Using Siri on Mac to make lists, set calendar appointments

Lots of people use Siri on their iPhones; hey, it's a great way to get things done while you're walking or driving. But poor Siri gets ignored by most Mac users for some strange reason, so today I'll show you two ways that you can make use of Siri to speed up common daily tasks -- making lists and calendar appointments with your voice instead of your keyboard.

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AWT News Update: September 20, 2016

AWT News Update: September 20, 2016

It's macOS Sierra day, so Apple's laptops and desktops are in the spotlight for once. Doing a bunch of upgrade work on a few Macs tied up a lot of Steve's day, but he managed to get some Sierra news for you:

  • Top features of macOS Sierra
  • Use Twitter? Get the newly-updated Tweetbot app for Mac
  • Hints on how to use Sierra's Picture-in-Picture video capability on one site that doesn't support the new feature -- YouTube!
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AWT News Update: May 18, 2016

AWT News Update: May 18, 2016

In today's AWT News Update, a familiar voice may soon be on Mac, an Apple Watch rival will be trying to bring contactless payment to its product line, and former mobile phone brand giant is resurrected:

  • Siri for Mac is leaked in screenshots
  • Fitbit buys coin in hopes of adding Apple Pay-like payments to its devices
  • Microsoft sells off the Nokia feature phone division, and Foxconn and a Finnish startup hope to revive the Nokia brand.  
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