How To Get Batch Change Back in Photos for Mac

6:30 PM, May. 5th, 2015 · · Tips

One of the handy features of iPhoto was Batch Change, allowing you to change metadata for a, well, for a batch of items. It's missing from the Photos app, but a clever Automator workflow can help bring it back. 

Apple Watch: Mark Your Location

8:50 AM, May. 5th, 2015 · · Tips

Are you directionally challenged? The Apple Watch can help! There's a hidden feature within the Maps program that'll let you mark your current position, meaning you can save the location of a trailhead or your parked car (for example) to make getting back easy. That's what we've got for you in today's Quick Tip!

How to Calibrate Apple Watch for More Accurate Step Tracking

1:27 PM, May. 4th, 2015 · · Tips

If your Apple Watch is going to be part of your fitness tracking routine, getting accurate step counts and distance measurements for walking and running is probably pretty important. Calibrating Apple Watch to better track your steps is easy as long as you're willing to get out and walk or run for at least 20 minutes. Read on to learn how.

4 Tips for Preserving Apple Watch Battery Life

8:55 AM, Apr. 29th, 2015 · · Tips

More Apple Watch tips? Don't mind if we do! In this article, we'll go over some ideas for stretching the battery life on your fancy new device, including how to see the time you've spent actually interacting with the Watch since you last charged it. Keeping your tech alive and well is what we're all about in this Quick Tip.

Mac Window Management Made Easier

3:50 PM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · · Tips

Manage windows with Hocus Focus, Optimal Layout, and Spectacle

Bob ?Dr. Mac" LeVitus feels like Mission Control was never meant for a two-display setup like mine -- it never seems to work the way he expects it to on a dual monitor system. So he's always augmented it with one or more third-party apps for managing windows. And since he believes he's more productive when his fingers are on the keyboard, all of the apps support a myriad of keyboard shortcuts...  

My Three Favorite Apple Watch Tips

8:55 AM, Apr. 28th, 2015 · · Tips

Were you one of the lucky few able to snag an Apple Watch over the last few days? Then Melissa Holt's got a few tricks for you on how to use it in this Quick Tip. If you haven't been so lucky, feel free to read this article anyway (while you're refreshing your order status page for the thirtieth time today, of course).

Three Scenarios for Home Automation

10:30 AM, Apr. 25th, 2015 · · Tips

Ever wondered what Home Automation is really all about? Juan Collao walks us through three scenarios where home automation made a real difference in his life.