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. 

Four Things To Get You Started With Apple Watch

6:30 PM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Tips

Waiting for your new Apple Watch to arrive? Waiting for it to charge? Waiting for version 2? Whatever your situation, Kelly has collected all manner of information to help you get up and running when it actually does show up.

Photos on the Mac: Comparing Edited Images to Originals

8:50 AM, Apr. 24th, 2015 · · Tips

Wondering where the trick of holding down Shift in iPhoto to compare edits went with the new Photos app? Hey, this Quick Tip has you covered. Not sure what we mean about the thing that holding down Shift used to do? Hey, this has you covered on that, too, and you may just find that it's your favorite "new" ability with the Photos program.