The new Touch ID technology recently introduced with iPhone 5s is unquestionably a marvelous innovation which works quite well. As with just about everything in iOS, Touch ID needs to be properly configured then managed and occasionally troubleshot. Sandro Cuccia shows you how.
It's nice to be able to have your menu bar and Dock appear on a secondary display under Mavericks, but what if you liked Mountain Lion's behavior better? Are you just completely out of luck with the new operating system? Nope! There's a way to turn off those secondary display features, and this Quick Tip will tell you how.
iOS 7 comes with a bunch of fancy animations and effects that add some depth and overall make the OS feel alive and cool. While they may look cool, those effects can slow down your iPhone's performance. You can get that speed boost back by changing one simple setting. Michael Johnston shows you how.
OS X and iOS 7 let you create personal ringtones from your iTunes account for your iPhone without the aid of any additional software. Nancy Carroll Gravley walks you through the steps to make it happen.
Apple's brand new Retina Display iPad mini is starting to trickle into stores, which is great since that means there's a chance you'll be able to get your hands on one soon. Since availability is so limited, however, finding out if any are available near you is important, and it turns out there's an online resource that can help.
Mavericks’ Calendar can calculate travel time and alert you when you need to leave for your appointments—and it’s pretty simple to set up and use. In this tip, Melissa Holt will tell you what you need to do to make sure it’ll work, and she’ll also cover how to add events with travel times attached.
Notification banners have been a welcome part of our lives in iOS for a while now, although you may have noticed them change in iOS 7. Now that they’re bigger, they’re certainly easier to read. However, many times they just get in the way of what you’re trying to do. Michael Johnston knows how to get those notifications out of the way, and he's sharing with you.
Want to place your contact information on your Mac’s Lock screen? How about a “Reward if Found” message on your iPhone or iPad? Sandro Cuccia shows you how to create customized messages on your Mac’s and iOS Device’s Lock screen.
The new Enhanced Dictation feature in Mavericks is neato—you can use it when you don't have an Internet connection, for example, and you can now dictate more than thirty seconds at a time. If you want to use it offline, though, you first have to download the language data, so for all the details, come check out this Quick Tip.
Prior to OS X Mavericks, moving and renaming files meant it was time to make a trip to the Finder. Now that Apple's new Mac operating system is out, however, you can handle those tasks in the title bar of the document that's currently open. Read on to learn how.
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