Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]
Within Mavericks, you can reply to Messages, FaceTime calls, and emails by using their pop-up notifications—and in some cases, you don't even have to leave whatever program you're currently working in. Melissa Holt is here to tell us all about it in this Quick Tip.
Within the new Maps app in Mavericks, there's an option to send any info you're viewing to your iOS 7 devices—and it's easy! In this tip, Melissa Holt will give us the lowdown on the feature, and she'll also cover a handy way to send PDF directions to others from the program.
iOS 7 has a way to track which apps are eating your cellular data, so it's much easier to avoid costly overages with your provider. You can even prevent the worst offenders from accessing cellular data completely if you have to! In this tip, we'll tell you how to see what you've used and how to track what's going on.
If you've ever had to go through the tedious process of comparing differences between two folders to figure out which files were missing from one, then this tip's for you. There's a much better, faster way to handle that task, and you don't have to download a darned thing to do so. In this Quick Tip, Melissa Holt'll fill you in.
Using the iPhone 5s to take slo-mo movies is tons of fun, but you may have noticed that the first and last parts of the videos you take play at regular speed. Bummer, right? No! Fortunately, you can set which section plays in slo-mo, so you're not stuck with the default. In this tip, we'll tell you how you can adjust things to your liking.
Remember back when iOS 4 got a unified Mail inbox all those years ago? Before that, we poor users had to trudge through our devices—uphill both ways!—to read emails sent to all of our accounts. Well, hold on to your pants, because with iOS 7, you can now enable unified sent, drafts, and trash mailboxes to see those messages all in one place, too, and we're gonna tell you how.
The iOS 7 version of Siri has some tricks up its sleeve—including a quick, simple way for it to learn how to pronounce the names of your contacts. So if Siri's been mangling your friend Ercwlff Boudreaux's name since approximately the beginning of time, for example, now's your chance to fix it.
If you haven't checked out the new iOS 7 photo filters yet, you really should. They're a fast and easy way to apply attractive filters to your images without having to use any third-party apps. Here's the neat thing, though—you can remove them from the pictures you take (or switch them around) even after you've applied them, and we're gonna tell you how.
Under iOS 7, we've got a neat new ability to access links from Twitter right within Safari. And if you've got multiple accounts, it'll pull in the links from all of them, organized into one handy little tab. In this article, we'll give you the what and how and why.
Having trouble figuring out the best way to use iOS 7's Calendar, especially on your iPhones? We've got you covered. In this article, we'll give you some suggestions on bringing back a bit of the functionality of iOS 6, including list view. Are you a little less crazy after finding out that it still exists? We know we are.