Kelly shares a handy tip for how to sort out text messages vs iMessages and why some of your messages don't show up on your Mac at all.
If you send and receive a lot of photos in Messages, you might find it taking up a lot of space on your device. Kelly explains how to save the images you want to keep and how to delete the ones you don't.
Dropbox is a great app. However, if you've installed or updated Dropbox lately, you'll notice something that may annoy you: Dropbox has placed its contextual menu item "Move to Dropbox" right next to "Move to Trash." It annoyed John, so he figured out how to get rid of it and tells us how he did it.
There are times when it's necessary to restart the Mac's Finder. (It is, after all, just an app.) Perhaps it's locked up. Or perhaps you've made a configuration change that requires a Finder restart. John shows four different ways to handle the Finder with a view to a kill.
Find My Friends is handy, but it can be even more useful if you label common locations. Kelly explains how to do this and how they can even make Siri more helpful.
If you know you don't need to search the entire interwebbernets, search engines have built-in options that can help you adjust your search accordingly. Kelly shows you a few examples.
You can use Find My iPhone to track down your misplaced iPhone, but what about Bluetooth devices that don't offer a similar feature, like your Fitbit? You can track that down, too, with the help of your iPhone and a little luck. Read on to learn how.
In this article, John Martellaro shows how to, first, quickly display your latitude and longitude with an iPhone and then search for a latitude and longitude coordinate pair in an iOS map.
OS X Mountain Lion was the first version to introduce the Gatekeeper security mechanism. John Martellaro explains how to use it to make your Mac more secure from malware.
Everything comes with its own custom power brick these days. Here's a quick lifehack that helps Future You figure out how to match everything up with the appropriate power supply.
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TMO Daily Observations: 2014-08-29
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TMO Daily Observations: 2014-08-28
If's official: Apple is hosting a special media event on September 9, presumably to introduce the new iPhone 6. John…