Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]

OS X: Cleaning Up Your Finder’s Sidebar

9:05 AM, Dec. 30th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to clean up OS X's Finder side bar

Today's Quick Tip is all about Finder's sidebar—how you can customize it, remove or hide items within it, and change the size of its icons. Heck, you can even keep from seeing Time Capsules or other computers on your network in your sidebar if you're looking to really clean things up. Come find out how!

Safari 9: Using Responsive Design Mode

9:10 AM, Dec. 22nd, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to enable Responsive Mode in OS X Safari

Today's Quick Tip is about the new Responsive Design Mode in Safari 9. This feature'll let you view the site you're looking at on different simulated devices, which is incredibly great if you're doing Web development. Heck, we think it's cool to know about even if you don't do that, so come read all about it!

iOS 9.2: Using Mail Drop to Share Large Files

9:05 AM, Dec. 15th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to share large files from your iPhone with Mail Drop

Today's article by Melissa Holt is about iOS 9.2's new Mail Drop ability. Since Yosemite, we've been able to use this fine feature on the Mac, but with the latest version of iOS, we can now send large attachments through email quickly and simply from our mobile devices, too. Come find out how in this Quick Tip.

tvOS: 5 Favorite Siri Commands for Apple TV

9:05 AM, Dec. 11th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to control your Apple TV with Siri

Today, Melissa Holt's gonna give us some suggestions on how to use Siri with the new Apple TV, including how to repeat a bit of dialogue you missed, skip ahead in your current show or movie, and find out where to watch something you've searched for. Everything's waiting for you in this Quick Tip!

OS X: Disabling Handoff

9:05 AM, Dec. 2nd, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to disable Handoff on your Mac

If you're not sure why icons keep popping up and vanishing on the left side of your Dock (or if you're just tired of seeing them do so!), then this Quick Tip's for you. We'll talk about how to turn off OS X's Handoff feature, so if you want, you can be free of those mysterious disappearing icons. 

iOS 9: Control Siri’s Sounds

8:50 AM, Nov. 24th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

How to make Siri silent when you mute your iPhone

There's a way under iOS that you can actually mute Siri using the switch on the side of your device, so if you're easily embarrassed by Apple's voice assistant shouting at you in public, we've got you covered. Now all you'll have to do is remember to mute the darned thing when necessary! We may not be able to help you with that.