In today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's going to discuss how you can use those funny little printed function keys on your Apple keyboard to open the System Preferences pane associated with each item. This is one of the fastest ways to access your display settings or your sound preferences, say, so come check it out!
You may have heard Pinterest has teamed up with Apple to allow pinning iOS apps, with links directly to the App Store. Kelly explains how to pin apps so you can start sharing your favorites.
We live in an increasingly wireless world, leading Mac Geek Gab hosts Dave and John to frequently talk about wireless networks, routers, and 802.11-everything. But how do your two favorite geeks know how fast these devices and networks are? More importantly, how can you determine the speed of your own network and router? Read on to learn about a quick and easy way to perform network speed testing at home.
When searching the file system, most OS X users are familiar with CMD+F, and then how to specify the search criteria with the search field and the two popups. But if you know you're looking for a file by name, here's a faster way.
Melissa Holt is frustrated with a setting in Yosemite's Calendar program. For some people, having a certain preference turned on means that they can't double-click to add an event and then immediately start typing to fill in its details. We've got the fix (and a bit of her ranting about it) in today's Quick Tip.
Today we're going to go over how to get to your files available under iOS 8's Handoff feature without having to go to the trouble of visiting the lock screen. Convenience is the name of the game here in this Quick Tip!
In the OS X era I’ve tested close to a dozen list-making/time management apps including Things, OmniFocus, and many others. And I’ve read books on productivity and task management, too. But Dr. Mac found all the software and books were either too complicated, too simple, or just too crappy. The bottom line is that while Reminders and BusyCal don't suck, he finally found something he likes much better.
By default, when clicking on the Safari 8 search bar, a popup window of your favorites appears in a scrollable grid. That new feature is a departure from previous behavior, drove John Martellaro to distraction and could be annoying. If that's not for you, here's how to block that behavior.
Want to take a formal portrait with your iPhone? Vern Seward has some tips that will help you out in this installment of iPhoneography 101.
For today's Quick Tip, Melissa Holt's gonna talk about how to remove old purchased items from iBooks under iOS, so if you don't want to see every single book you've ever bought at once, you don't have to. You can always re-download past purchases, of course, but at least they won't just be hanging out in iBooks forever!
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