Recent Articles By Melissa Holt [RSS]

QuickTime & Yosemite: Recording Your iPhone or iPad Screen with iOS 8

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

Did you know that you can use your Mac to record a video of your iOS device's screen, making it easy to show an inexperienced user how to access an app or change a setting? That's the subject of today's Quick Tip, and we think it's a pretty darned cool feature of Yosemite. We're happy to do anything we can to make you seem more like a wizard to your friends and family!

iOS: Hiding iCloud Books

9:05 AM, Feb. 4th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

For today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's gonna talk about how to remove old purchased items from iBooks under iOS, so if you don't want to see every single book you've ever bought at once, you don't have to. You can always re-download past purchases, of course, but at least they won't just be hanging out in iBooks forever!

Pages 5: Using Borders and Rules

8:51 AM, Jan. 29th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Let's talk about Pages! Specifically, let's talk about using Pages to add borders and rules to your text, which is an easy way to make your documents look professional. As a bonus, these elements will move with the paragraphs you add them to, making them much simpler to work with than drawn lines or shapes. Come on in and check it out!

Yosemite/iOS 8: Muting Messages Conversations

8:50 AM, Jan. 27th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

What Melissa Holt's discussing today is how to mute text conversations under both Yosemite and iOS 8. So, you know, when your Aunt Zelda texts for the bajillionth time about your family reunion, you can at least come a little bit closer to ignoring her. Some darned peace and quiet just may be offered in this Quick Tip.