Reminders: Reuse Old Entries

8:44 AM, Sep. 17th, 2014 · · Tips

Want to know how to avoid typing the same ten items over and over again when you're headed to the grocery store? Sure you do. Simplicity is key, and though the Mac's Reminders program IS simple, that doesn't mean it's not incredibly useful. Getting the most out of what you've already typed is today's Quick Tip.

5 Tips for Making Better Slide Show Presentations

4:40 PM, Sep. 13th, 2014 · · Tips

Keynote

Slideshows can sometimes make or break a presentation. Apple's Keynote app is a perfect tool for creating exciting presentations. You just need to make sure a slideshow is what you need. Nancy Carroll Gravley has five tips for making the most out of your slides.

Dock Folder Shortcuts: How Do They Work?

8:32 AM, Sep. 12th, 2014 · · Tips

Today we'll learn about all of the things we can do with folder shortcuts in the Dock, from adjusting how the files within them appear to switching to (or away from!) Stacks view. Why, we'll even talk about how to sort those folders to find your stuff more easily! It's all here in this Quick Tip.

How to Type an Apple Symbol in iOS

5:00 PM, Sep. 11th, 2014 · · Tips

Typing an Apple Symbol in iOS

Now that we have Apple Pay and the Apple Watch it looks like Apple may be moving away from their ’90s “i” branding to a more modern and corporate branded “Apple” naming scheme. On the Mac there is an easy keyboard shortcut to type that Apple symbol, but how can you do it on iOS? Adam Christianson has the answer.

Safari for the Mac: Finding the Wallpaper File

8:45 AM, Sep. 10th, 2014 · · Tips

When you choose "Use Image as Desktop Picture" in Safari, where does that file live? How do you get to the image on your Mac if you can't find it again on the Web? We're here to tell you how and to answer all of your questions. Well, not ALL of them. No, we don't know what the meaning of life is.

How To Download That Free U2 Album

7:36 PM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · · Tips

Apple announced (among other things) Tuesday that the latest album from U2 would be available on iTunes exclusively until October 13, and that it was free to all iTunes customers. Kelly explains how to get the new album from iTunes on a computer or a mobile device.

How To Prepare Devices For An iOS 8 Upgrade

6:58 PM, Sep. 8th, 2014 · · Tips

We know iOS 8 is coming, and we're pretty sure there's a new iPhone in the near future as well. Kelly explains how to technologically prepare devices for iOS 8 (emotionally preparing is a totally different process).

How To Clean Lint from iPhone and iPad Ports

5:20 PM, Sep. 6th, 2014 · · Tips

If you have trouble charging your devices or your headphones don't work quite right, it might be an issue with junk accumulating in the 30-pin/Lightning port or the headphone jack. Kelly has some tips on how to de-gunk those ports.