Our tabby cat, Monica, was trying to get into the bedroom through a door that was slightly open. (Thick carpet, so it’s difficult to move the door.)
She kept pushing her head through the door opening. Arms flailing. Pondering.
Finally, she shoved her way through like a battering ram.
It was like watching a butterfly break out of its cocoon.
The second time was less eventful. I would reference a clip from The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In scenes where the, um, young protagonists (heroes) would morph into Power Rangers, the shot has them jumping from an invisible platform and onto the ground.
For a little over two years, I’ve been using an Apple Airport Express because my Asus RT-N16 needed to be replaced. After I got the replacement, I never opened the box — until today.
Charter Communications sent a contractor this morning to our new place in Temple City to setup our internet connection (which went smoothly, by the way). After they left, I removed the shrink wrap and installed DD-WRT on my Asus router without a hitch.
Alfred is one of my besties. Without needing to reach for my trackpad, I have so many cool activities available from my keyboard, and I’m pretty sure I haven’t dug into all of its features. Most of these are work related.
Forty custom searches helps speed my workflow. A few dozen snippets, such as:
Handy calculator. Blazing fast file navigator (I rarely use Finder). A custom workflow that opens my work applications with a single keyword. Several other nifty workflows from talented, determined people. System commands, like Sleep, Shut Down, Empty Trash, or Quit All Applications.
Display large text across your screen so you can share with someone across the room — and everyone in between. (Command-L, or Command-Option-L to display a phone number rather than a calculation.)
Most importantly, instead of using Google to check spelling:
.@nickmomrik If I'm using my laptop, I try Alfred's built–in dictionary search first.— Bryan Villarin (@bryan) April 23, 2014
Why do you love Alfred? I’d love your suggestions — please leave a comment!