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.

OS X Yosemite: Viewing All Images in a Conversation

11:00 AM, Nov. 11th, 2014 · · Tips

Apple's Messages app in OS X Yosemite borrowed a little from its iPhone and iPad cousins, so now you can do more in your conversations, like view all of the images and attachments you sent and received in a chat. Read on to see where Messages tucks away that view, and more.

How to Instantly Share Mac Screenshots Using Dropbox

6:31 PM, Nov. 10th, 2014 · · Tips

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Kelly went to MacTech Conference last week and got to ask a lot of people about the cool tips and tricks they use in their daily workflow. Today's comes from Nathan Toups, CTO of KEY, and it deals with how to let Dropbox handle your screenshots for even faster sharing.

OS X Yosemite: Batch Rename Files in the Finder

11:38 AM, Nov. 10th, 2014 · · Tips

Efficiently renaming a long list of files in OS X has been the purview of Terminal or third-party apps. In OS X Yosemite, however, that changes because now there's a batch rename tool built into the Finder. Read on to see how it works.

OS X Yosemite: Let’s Make Some Phone Calls!

8:45 AM, Nov. 7th, 2014 · · Tips

There are tons of ways you can make a phone call with Yosemite. Wanna use someone's Mail signature? No problem. Calling a business from Safari? Easy as pie. The problem? Almost every program has a different way to initiate a call. Luckily, we're here to de-obfuscate the issue. Yes, that is so a word.

iOS 8: Hiding Your Location with Siri

8:45 AM, Nov. 5th, 2014 · · Tips

Today's Quick Tip is about using Siri to disable and re-enable your location sharing through Find My Friends. It seems like a small thing, right? Well, you might change your tune if your best friend ever sees you out shopping for Christmas presents at That Store He Likes. We'll teach you how to keep your gift-giving secret!

OS X Yosemite: Bringing Back Finder Window Search Options

4:00 PM, Nov. 4th, 2014 · · Tips

Prior to OS X Yosemite, performing a search from a Finder window gave you to option to quickly add additional search criteria to narrow down the list of files you'd see, but now that's gone — or at least hidden away. Bringing back the missing search criteria only takes a couple mouse clicks, so read on to learn how.