iOS 8: See What’s Eating Your Battery

8:42 AM, Sep. 18th, 2014 · · Tips

For today's article, Melissa Holt will cover the new iOS 8 feature that'll interpret how your battery is being used to help you address any potential problems. Why, your fancy device will now even make suggestions about what you can do to improve battery life! Come on in and read all about it in this Quick Tip.

iOS OTA update too big? Use iTunes

5:10 PM, Sep. 17th, 2014 · · Tips

Having trouble deciding what to remove from your device so the over-the-air upgrade to iOS 8 has enough space? Kelly explains a better way to upgrade.

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.