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.

How To Download That Free U2 Album

7:36 PM, Sep. 9th, 2014 · · Tips

Apple announced (among other things) Tuesday that the latest album from U2 would be available on iTunes exclusively until October 13, and that it was free to all iTunes customers. Kelly explains how to get the new album from iTunes on a computer or a mobile device.

How To Prepare Devices For An iOS 8 Upgrade

6:58 PM, Sep. 8th, 2014 · · Tips

We know iOS 8 is coming, and we're pretty sure there's a new iPhone in the near future as well. Kelly explains how to technologically prepare devices for iOS 8 (emotionally preparing is a totally different process).

How To Clean Lint from iPhone and iPad Ports

5:20 PM, Sep. 6th, 2014 · · Tips

If you have trouble charging your devices or your headphones don't work quite right, it might be an issue with junk accumulating in the 30-pin/Lightning port or the headphone jack. Kelly has some tips on how to de-gunk those ports.

Pages: Locking Objects in Place

8:45 AM, Sep. 5th, 2014 · · Tips

For today's article, Melissa Holt is going to go over locking objects in place, one of her favorite features in Apple's Pages program. She has also mentioned that she may include a bonus tip on grouping and ungrouping multiple items, so come on in and join the fun.

Want Real World Maps for LTE Coverage? There’s an App for That

11:19 AM, Sep. 4th, 2014 · · Tips

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint all offer coverage maps showing just how great their high speed smartphone data connections are, but those aren't always a completely realistic representation of what sort of signal strength you can really expect. If you want to see what kind of signal strength people are really getting in most any area, there's an app for that -- and a website, too.

How To Disable Your iOS Photo Stream

8:29 PM, Sep. 3rd, 2014 · · Tips

Syncing your entire Photo Stream to iCloud may not be what you want to do, but you may not even know you're doing it. Kelly explains how to find and enable or disable the setting as needed.