How to Report Spam To Common Email Providers

5:10 PM, Jul. 10th, 2014 · · How-To

Stop Spam

Everyone gets spam. Those more persistent accounts should be reported to the email services being abused, and Kelly has compiled a list to help you get those accounts suspended and keep from sending even more spam.

How To View and Move Skype’s Chat Window During Calls

1:56 PM, Jul. 9th, 2014 · · How-To

The new release of Skype for Mac automatically hides the chat in every call you make. Fortunately, this is easy to remedy... as is the location of that chat. One is a button click, the other is defined by the width of your Skype window.

How To Create A Recovery USB Drive in OS X

8:20 PM, Jul. 2nd, 2014 · · How-To

Hard Drive

Sometimes you need to boot from a recovery volume. However, if you don't have a recovery partition set up, you still have options. Kelly explains how to create and boot from a USB stick recovery drive.

How To Install Fonts Onto Your iPad

6:30 PM, Jun. 28th, 2014 · · How-To

A Woman’s hands holding an iPad

Under iOS 7, you can install your own fonts, and use them in any app that supports the selection and changing of text font. Let Sandro Cuccia show you how he recently was able to do this on his iPad in order to accommodate a particular font for a Keynote presentation.

How to Help the Apple Store Help You

2:01 PM, Jun. 23rd, 2014 · · How-To

TARDIS

Here's a quick way to help Apple employees help you if you have an appointment at a retail store and you're checking in via your iPhone. It's a great way to to make your appointment go as smoothly as possible.

How to Obtain and Use Enhanced-Quality System Voices in OS X

10:30 AM, Jun. 21st, 2014 · · How-To

The HAL9000 computer from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey

In 1984, the first Macintosh had text-to-speech capabilities. Sandro Cuccia shows you how crude, robotic speech synthesis has evolved to the enhanced-quality, human-like System Voice in OS X and how you can take advantage of this technology on your Mac.

OS X Mavericks: How to Easily Reset the Administrator Password

3:00 PM, Jun. 17th, 2014 · · How-To

OS X:reset the admin password

In the early years of OS X, the Mac operating system was sold on a DVD. If a user forgot the administrator password, perhaps the simplest way (of several) would be to use that disc to set a new administrator password and regain control of the Mac. Nowadays, there is no install disc provided with OS X, and so an alternative method is necessary.

How to Check Your Actual Netflix Streaming Speed

3:05 PM, Jun. 16th, 2014 · · How-To

Typical speed tests on a Mac or iOS device calculate a point to point speed from a distant server.  The resulting number in Mbps, while useful for analysis of overall service, doesn't reflect what you'll actually get from Netflix.  John Martellaro shows you how to see your actual Netflix delivery data rate.