Connect a MacBook to an iMac’s Display with Target Display Mode

3:30 PM, Nov. 4th, 2014 · · How-To

It's not well known, but, for example, a MacBook Pro/Air can connect to and drive a 27-inch iMac display either as an additional display or mirror mode using what's called Target Display Mode (TDM). However, specific hardware and cables are required. John Martellaro explains the possibilities.

Three Siri Tricks for iOS 8

10:30 AM, Nov. 1st, 2014 · · How-To

Siri

In iOS 8, Apple has greatly enhanced the abilities of Siri. Nancy Carroll Gravley covers three of her favorites, including Reminders, nicknames, and song recognition.

How to Enable Apple’s SMS Relay on your Mac or iPad

10:50 AM, Oct. 21st, 2014 · · How-To

When Apple announced iOS 8 at WWDC one feature was met with great applause: SMS Relay. This allows users to send and receive Text Messages (i.e. the "green bubble" messages) on our Macs the same way we've always been able to send and receive iMessages. SMS Relay is made possible by using your iPhone as the conduit between your Mac and the SMS network. Now that you have both iOS 8.1 and Yosemite installed (you must for this to work), there are just a few more steps to follow to activate this, but they're pretty simple.

How-to Set Up and Add Credit Cards to Apple Pay

4:45 PM, Oct. 20th, 2014 · · How-To

Apple Pay

Apple launched Apple Pay Monday, a service that allows iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners to conduct credit card transactions through NFC at participating retailers. Apple Pay was included in iOS 8.1, which was released to consumers earlier on Monday, and it's pretty easy to set up—if you know that it's in Passbook, that is. Here's how to get it going.

How To Add Images To Ello Posts

3:09 PM, Oct. 13th, 2014 · · How-To

Ello has less constraints than some other social networks. Kelly explains how to add an image to your Ello post for maximum enjoyment. (Think of all the GIFs you can inflict on others!)