Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]

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.

OS X: Sorting Your Mail, Quickly!

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

How to sort email on your Mac

Today's Quick Tip is all about sorting your Mail on your Mac. Need to find the largest message by size? No problem. Want to sort your sent messages by recipient instead of by date? Easy-peasy. We'll even tell you what you can do on your iPhone or iPad to replicate some of this sorting functionality if you need to.

iCloud: Using Email Aliases

9:07 AM, Feb. 19th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to set up aliases in Apple Mail

Overrun with spam after you bought something online from That Store You Like? If you're using an iCloud email address, you're in luck. Apple has provided us with a very simple way to create multiple email aliases, so if you don't want businesses to abuse your actual email address, give them a big ol' fake one instead that you can turn off or delete at any time!

OS X: Turning Off Live Photos (For a Bunch of Images!)

9:05 AM, Feb. 12th, 2016 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to turn off Live Photos for a group of pics

Been taking lots of pictures with your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus? Did you forget to turn off Live Photos and now want to edit the feature out of the images you've taken? Well, within Photos on the Mac, you can do just that, and it'll even work if you've selected a bucketload of pictures all at once. Melissa Holt's gonna tell us how in today's Quick Tip.

El Capitan: Getting the Sizes of Mailboxes

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

How to check mailbox sizes in OS X El Capitan Mail

This Quick Tip is about something that Apple removed from El Capitan's version of Mail (the gear icon that was at the bottom-left) and how you can replicate its "Get Account Info" functionality to see the sizes of your mailboxes again. Apple sometimes giveth and then taketh away, but at least in this case, we can still "taketh" the feature back!