Automator, Part 1

Automator is an innovative personal automation assistant that makes it easy to
automate repetitive tasks and is already on your laptop! Learn how to use this time-saving application to quickly and easily rename files.


iCan Cafe iPhoto Keywords

Have you been meaning to organize your iPhoto Library?  Then this iCan Café is for you. One of iPhoto’s most useful—but underused—features is keywords. Once you’ve assigned keywords to photos, you can quickly organize and find photos in specific categories or for projects at school or at home.



A VoiceThread is an online media album that can hold essentially any type of media (images, documents and videos) and allows people to make comments in 5 different ways – using voice (with a microphone or telephone), text, audio file, or video (with a webcam) – and share them with anyone they wish. A VoiceThread allows group conversations to be collected and shared in one place, from anywhere in the world.


Here’s a handout….



A widget (short for “window gadget”) is a mini web app. Common widgets include calculators, stock tickers, weather forecasts, and news feeds. Here’s a handout on widgets….