OS X Updates Disable Mail Plugins, MailPluginFix Restores Them

4:21 PM, Nov. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

Apple has a tendency to toss in updates to its own native apps as part of system updates. This can sometimes break your carefully crafted email system, particularly if it contains plugins unhappy about a new version number. Kelly has an idea to help you get back on track.

Using AirDrop with OS X Yosemite and iOS

9:01 AM, Nov. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

For today's Quick Tip, we're going to cover a new way to share files between your iOS devices and your recent-model Macs running Yosemite—AirDrop. Using this nifty little feature, you can pop a bunch of images from a trip onto your iPhone quickly and easily, say, or you could send a PDF file and import it right into iBooks. Neat, right? We think so.

Five Cool Tips for Siri in iOS 8

1:50 PM, Nov. 15th, 2014 · · Tips

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Using Siri in iOS 8 gives users lots of choices to maximize their time - as long as you know your options. Nancy Carroll Gravley gives five more tips in this column.

3 Tips to Make 1Password Even More Powerful

8:45 AM, Nov. 12th, 2014 · · Tips

The subject of today's Quick Tip, 1Password, is by far Melissa Holt's favorite third-party program. Here she'll walk us through three of her favorite tricks for using it. Did you know that you can add a one-click, autofill-your-login-immediately bookmark into your browser with 1Password? Or that there's a keyboard shortcut that means "fill my login in on this page"? Well, now you do, so for all the details, come on in.

How to Instantly Invert Display Colors in OS X

4:47 PM, Nov. 11th, 2014 · · Tips

Another useful tip Kelly collected at MacTech Conference comes from Tad Johnson of JAMF Software. He's partial to using inverted colors on his computer sometimes, and explained how to do it with a keystroke.