Whether you've locked your iOS device with a passcode or not, anyone who happens to "acquire" it has access to Siri (and thus some of your personal data, too). There is a way to prevent that, and Melissa Holt's here to tell us how. She also plans on scolding you if you don't have a passcode set. Hey, she's just looking out for you guys.
Mavericks testers have reported problems installing the Mavericks Developer Preview in a Parallels virtual machine on Mountain Lion. Parallels has provided some knowledge base articles to assist, including the installation of Parallels Desktop 8 in Mavericks itself.
U.S. cell service providers are rolling out support for Wireless Emergency Alerts. The service launched in spring 2012, and carriers have been slowly adding support since then. AT&T iPhone owners started over the weekend that they now have the feature, so what exactly is WEA?
The iPad is a great device for kids, for both education and entertainment. But sometimes a toddler and and iPad don't mix! You can keep your iPad kid-friendly with the built in Guided Access feature. Jared Apperson shows you how.
Sandro Cuccia shows you how to use the power of templates in Apple's iWork apps for the Mac to create professional-looking documents and presentations. These techiques will work with Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
If you've never checked out the Path Bar or the Status Bar in the Finder, you're about to learn some groovy stuff. Using these features, you can see how much space is remaining on a drive you're browsing or immediately know where your current folder lives on your Mac. Here's the scoop.
In many ways, Apple's iCloud Photo Stream service makes every iPhone photographer's life simpler. A good understanding of Photo Stream's "ins-and-outs" is needed to derive the most benefit from the service. In this article, Sandro Cuccia attempts to demystify the workings of Photo Stream.
If you're running Mountain Lion, your version of Preview will let you insert pages into a PDF from other documents or straight from a scanner, and you can even drop in blank pages, too. It's a handy thing! In this tip, Melissa Holt's going to go over the whole process. Maybe we'll get lucky and she won't make any silly jokes! Nah, probably not.
Buried in the bowels of your Mac’s operating system are a handful of utilities that you may (or may not) take for granted. One such utility, the Archive Utility, has a slew of customizable features. Jared Apperson is brave enough to dive in and see what's there, and he's happy to take us along.
If you're getting tired of changing which account Mail tries to send from every time you compose a new message, you'll want to read this tip. We'll cover how to set your default account on your Mac, and heck, we've thrown in how to do it on your iOS devices for no extra charge. We're good like that.
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