iTunes: How to Add & Change Album Artwork

8:35 AM, Feb. 19th, 2014 · · Tips

In this tip, Melissa Holt's going to give us the details on iTunes' album art—how to make the program automatically find and insert cover images, what to do if some covers are missing or incorrect, and how to use images from the Web to add the proper art in manually. Let's dive right in!

Four Apps to Save Your Valentine’s Day

11:45 AM, Feb. 14th, 2014 · · Tips

Planning a special Valentine's Day event and don't know where to start? Or maybe you waited until the last minute and need some ideas to keep the day from turning ugly? No problem. We've got a list of iPhone apps that can help save your Valentine's Day, and maybe even keep you from having to sleep on the couch tonight.

iOS 7: Forward Multiple Text Messages at Once

8:20 AM, Feb. 13th, 2014 · · Tips

When you need to forward text messages to other folks, how do you go about it? Do you copy and paste them into other conversations one at a time? Then boy, do we have a tip for you on how you can send along multiple texts at once. It’ll save you lots of time and frustration, we swear.

iCloud Keychain: Removing Individual Entries

8:30 AM, Feb. 11th, 2014 · · Tips

If you’re using iCloud Keychain and would like to stop an individual site from autofilling a password, how do you go about it? In this tip, we’ll give you how-tos for both your Mac and your iOS devices, and if you need help setting up the service in the first place, we’ll point you in the right direction.

How to Locate Hidden Features in OS X: The Disclosure Triangle

10:30 AM, Feb. 8th, 2014 · · Tips

The Triangle

In OS X and in Mac applications, developers frequently include small graphical elements that, by clicking or tapping on them, will provide additional commands, features, and other information. The Disclosure Triangle is such a feature that is often difficult to see, yet it provides such a valuable service. Sandro Cuccia explains.

OS X Mail: Using “Send Again”

8:20 AM, Feb. 7th, 2014 · · Tips

You’ve sent someone an email, and now you want to pass it along to another person. But when you choose to forward it, you’ve got a bunch of header gobbledygook, quoted text, and all that jazz to strip out (especially if you don’t want your new recipient to see who else you sent it to). Luckily, Mail offers a way to re-send messages without including any of that formatting, and it’s really handy. In this Quick Tip, we’ll let you know how.

OS X: The Three-Finger Tap & Opening the Dictionary

6:35 AM, Feb. 5th, 2014 · · Tips

In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover how to use a three-finger tap to both look up words and then launch the Dictionary program. We'll also discuss how to edit what shows up when you use that gesture (hint: you can remove Wikipedia from the list if you want to see just the definition instead). Melissa Holt is on the case, folks.

Apple Posts Manual Workaround for Mail Problems in Mavericks

7:49 PM, Feb. 3rd, 2014 · · Tips

Surf's Up

Apple has posted a KnowledgeBase article with a workaround for persistent problems in Mail.app in Mavericks. Apple released a Mail update in November and fixed other problems with the release of OS X 10.9.1, but according to the KBase article, users are still having problems downloading new email from "some email providers."