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OS X: 3 Tricks for Moving Files Around

11 hours, 11 minutes ago · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Ever been curious about how you can use a keyboard shortcut to move files on your Mac? What about ways to drag and drop stuff without having to open separate windows? Melissa Holt has three very useful Quick Tips on organizing items in the Finder, coming right up!

Apple Watch: Three Tips on Contacting Your Pals

8:30 AM, May. 22nd, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Want to use your Apple Watch to get in touch with folks, quickly and easily? Then boy, do we have a Quick Tip for you today! In this article, Melissa Holt will cover adding new colors to your Digital Touch palette, using Force Touch to assist with Messages, and sending dictated texts as fast as possible.

Apple Watch: Adding More Customized Faces

8:55 AM, May. 14th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Today's Quick Tip is about watch faces. How do you add new ones? How do you delete existing ones? Can you have multiple versions of the same face, maybe to use at different times of day? Come on in to get the answers to these questions, plus maybe a little bit of Melissa Holt ranting about not liking the Mickey Mouse face. You don't wanna miss that!

Apple Watch: Using “Cover to Mute”

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

Another day, another Apple Watch Quick Tip! Today's article is about the "Cover to Mute" feature, which will let you shush your Watch without having to fiddle with controls or even interact with the display. Keeping people from staring at you because your wrist is making odd noises is a good goal, isn't it?

Apple Watch: Controlling Your Music

8:55 AM, May. 7th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

For today's Quick Tip, we're going to go over how to use your Apple Watch to control music, both where the songs are coming from and where they're sending to. You can choose to either play tunes that are living on your Watch or ones from your iPhone's library, all from the convenience of your wrist! Speaking of convenience, it's a really good thing this device has us stand up every once in a while, isn't it? We're just saying.

Apple Watch: Mark Your Location

8:50 AM, May. 5th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Are you directionally challenged? The Apple Watch can help! There's a hidden feature within the Maps program that'll let you mark your current position, meaning you can save the location of a trailhead or your parked car (for example) to make getting back easy. That's what we've got for you in today's Quick Tip!

4 Tips for Preserving Apple Watch Battery Life

8:55 AM, Apr. 29th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

More Apple Watch tips? Don't mind if we do! In this article, we'll go over some ideas for stretching the battery life on your fancy new device, including how to see the time you've spent actually interacting with the Watch since you last charged it. Keeping your tech alive and well is what we're all about in this Quick Tip.

My Three Favorite Apple Watch Tips

8:55 AM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Were you one of the lucky few able to snag an Apple Watch over the last few days? Then Melissa Holt's got a few tricks for you on how to use it in this Quick Tip. If you haven't been so lucky, feel free to read this article anyway (while you're refreshing your order status page for the thirtieth time today, of course).

Photos on the Mac: Comparing Edited Images to Originals

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

Wondering where the trick of holding down Shift in iPhoto to compare edits went with the new Photos app? Hey, this Quick Tip has you covered. Not sure what we mean about the thing that holding down Shift used to do? Hey, this has you covered on that, too, and you may just find that it's your favorite "new" ability with the Photos program.