Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]

OS X: Remove Location Info from Pictures

9:10 AM, Apr. 13th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to remove location data from photos

If you're concerned about including the location data of where you took any pictures you share online, then we're going to tell you how to strip that off using the built-in Preview application. Hey, maybe you're not worried about folks knowing exactly where you hike every day at 4:42 p.m., but if you are, we can help with that.

Info to Pass On in Case You…Pass On

9:10 AM, Apr. 6th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Here's what your trusted people need to know about your digital world if you die

If you were badly hurt or had something even more terrible happen to you, would your partner or someone else know how to access your devices? What about your online accounts or any automatic bill payments you've configured? In today's Quick Tip, we're going to offer some suggestions for info you should give your family or put somewhere other than your own Mac just in case bad stuff happens.

OS X: Troubleshooting Kernel Panics

9:05 AM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Troubleshooting Mac OS X kernel panics

So your Mac keeps rebooting itself when you're right in the middle of your work, and when it restarts, it's giving you some scary dialog boxes about sending reports to Apple. Unfortunately, there are lots of things that could be causing your problem, from bad third-party software to a misbehaving USB device. Fortunately, there are numerous resources to help you figure out what's going on, and we're going to discuss some in today's Quick Tip.

iOS 9.3: Sync PDFs Through iBooks

9:10 AM, Mar. 23rd, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to sync PDFs through iBooks in iOS 9.3

One of the less-touted (but still cool!) new features of iOS 9.3 is the ability to sync PDFs into iBooks through Apple's iCloud syncing service. In today's Quick Tip, we'll talk about how you'll enable that, where you can view those PDFs, and how to add new ones to your devices!

iOS Mail: Emailing Groups of People

9:10 AM, Mar. 17th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to use Groups in Mail on your iPhone

Today's Quick Tip is about emailing groups of people on your iPhone or iPad without having to type in each person's address every time. First off, how do you do it? Secondly, how do you add new groups? And what can you maybe, possibly expect to be frustrated by when you start using this feature? We'll reveal all in this article.

Signing Out of a Gmail or iCloud Account Remotely

9:05 AM, Mar. 10th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to remotely log out of iCloud and Gmail

We've got some security tricks for you here, all about what you can do if you accidentally leave your Gmail or iCloud account logged in on a computer that you don't trust. There's nothing worse than thinking that friend of yours (you know the one!) is gonna do some stupid stuff to mess with you while he has access to your email account. Preventing mischief is the subject of today's Quick Tip.