Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]

OS X: Getting the Size of Mailboxes

8:55 AM, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Ever wondered how you could see which of your mailboxes take up the most space and clean them out accordingly? That's the purpose of today's Quick Tip! Melissa Holt will go over the ins and outs of this feature, so if you've got a very bloated Mail program, now's your chance to…let some air out of it? We're not sure where we were going with that analogy.

Numbers: Using the Quick Calculations Bar

8:55 AM, Mar. 27th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Today's Quick Tip is all about how to work with that fancy calculations bar that'll appear at the bottom of your Numbers window when you select a group of cells. Using that, you can quickly add formulas to your spreadsheet, for example, or learn more about the different functions available to you. Come on in and check it out!

OS X: Use Shortcuts to Jump Around in Text

7:55 AM, Mar. 25th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

If you didn't know that you could use keyboard shortcuts to move to the beginning or end of a line, paragraph, or document under OS X, then boy, do we have a Quick Tip for you. In this article, we'll cover our most-used shortcuts, and we'll even point you toward a list of dozens more you can use if you're so inclined. We're good like that.

iOS 8: Using the Lock Screen to Manage Your Email

8:55 AM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Did you know you can use your iPhone or iPad's lock screen to mark an incoming email as read or send it to the trash? It's true, and if you've received a particularly private email, you can even dismiss the notification for it without unlocking your device. Both privacy and convenience tricks are here in today's Quick Tip!

OS X: Using Spotlight’s Privacy Features

8:55 AM, Mar. 18th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Got some folders that you don't want prying eyes to see? Even if you've hidden them well, they'll still show up in Spotlight searches. Fortunately, this isn't a gigantic bummer if you know how to prevent Spotlight from revealing all of your secrets, so we'll help you keep your embarrassing folders private in this Quick Tip.

OS X Photos Beta: Where Are the Adjustments?

8:55 AM, Mar. 13th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Wondering where all of iPhoto's image-editing adjustments (such as exposure, saturation, and sharpness) went within the new Photos beta? Fear not, TMO friends, we've got the Quick Tip that'll set you right! In this article, Melissa Holt will cover how to use those adjustments (and how to access the ones you won't see right away).