iOS 8: Requesting the Desktop Version of Websites

11 hours, 42 minutes ago · · TMO Quick Tip

There's a great new way to browse the Web on your iOS device, especially if you don't like the mobile versions of certain sites. With just a tap or two, Safari can ask websites to show you the desktop version instead, which can be incredibly handy! Melissa Holt's got the lowdown in this Quick Tip

How to Use iOS 8’s Photos Extensions

4:58 PM, Sep. 29th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

iOS 8 Extensions open the door for iPhone and iPad apps to share data and features, and that creates new potential for Apple's own Photos app and image editing. Third party image editing apps can now share their filters with the Photos app, but you need to know how to enable them first — which is fairly easy to do.

iOS 8: Using (and Disabling!) the New Spotlight Features

8:45 AM, Sep. 26th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

The search feature has been revamped under iOS 8, and we really like the changes! In this comprehensive Quick Tip, we'll discuss how to invoke Spotlight to find items on your device, what stuff you can now search for, and how to turn off the new "Spotlight Suggestions" if you don't like them. 

How to Use PayPal with iOS 8 Family Sharing

11:56 AM, Sep. 24th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

Apple's Family Sharing in iOS 8 is something many users are eager to setup in order to finally deal with the issue of sharing purchased apps (and music and movies and more) with family members. Frustration has set in for some, however, when the setup process informs users that PayPal is not a valid payment option for family purchases. The good news is that you can set PayPal as an option after Family Sharing is setup, at least for now.

How To Use iOS 8 Family Sharing With a Separate iTunes Store Account

11:40 AM, Sep. 24th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

iOS 8 introduces Family Sharing, a feature that allows multiple members of the same family to share app purchases with one another using iCloud accounts. It's not entirely obvious how to link a separate purchases account to Family Sharing, but it is possible, and we'll show you how to do it.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Changing the Display Zoom

8:35 AM, Sep. 23rd, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

For today's Quick Tip, we're going to discuss changing the "Display Zoom" options on the new iPhone models, including why you may not see your Home screen's orientation change on your 6 Plus or why you might be missing the extra keyboard functionality you were expecting. We'll help you learn it all!

iOS 8: Hide and Unhide Images in Photos App

5:40 PM, Sep. 22nd, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

There may be times when you want to hand your iPhone to someone to let them scan through some photos.  But perhaps there's a photo mixed in that you don't want to be seen.  iOS 8 introduces a way to hide the photo.

How to Make Your iPhone 6 Work with Your AT&T MicroCell

12:27 PM, Sep. 20th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

If you bought an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus only to find it doesn't connect to your AT&T MicroCell, you aren't alone. There's a fix for that, but it takes a few steps. Read on to learn how to get your iPhone 6 up and running with a MicroCell.

iOS 8: How to Change Safari’s Default Search Provider to DuckDuckGo

6:40 AM, Sep. 19th, 2014 · · TMO Quick Tip

As much as I love Google's ability to find exactly what I want, I've grown concerned about the amount of data they collect from my searches. You've probably experienced that lovely phenomenon of casually searching for a product and then seeing ads for that same product all over the 'net. Luckily for those concerned about such things, there's DuckDuckGo, a search engine that makes privacy its number one concern. Even more luckily, Apple's added it to iOS 8's list of search providers.