OS X Photos Beta: Scrubbing Through Thumbnails

7 hours, 42 minutes ago · · TMO Quick Tip

You want another 10.10.3 Photos beta tip, right? Sure you do. Well, it's your lucky day, because this Quick Tip is all about scrubbing through the thumbnails in your library, just like you can do with the Photos app in iOS. It's a quick and easy way to find the exact image you're looking for!

OS X Photos Beta: Adding to Existing Albums

8:50 AM, Mar. 4th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Hey, did you hear that Apple released the new Photos app as part of the 10.10.3 beta? Well, that program is what today's Quick Tip is about, so all of you early adopters can get a jump on using Apple's neat new image-organization application. Melissa Holt's got the scoop!

TMO Quick Tip: Use Tab to Quick Search Apple.com

7:16 PM, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Apple has encoded its home page to allow users to search the site with just a tab when using Safari or Omniweb. When you first load up apple.com and press tab, the search box opens, and your cursor jumps straight to it.

QuickTime & Yosemite: Recording Your iPhone or iPad Screen with iOS 8

8:55 AM, Feb. 27th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Did you know that you can use your Mac to record a video of your iOS device's screen, making it easy to show an inexperienced user how to access an app or change a setting? That's the subject of today's Quick Tip, and we think it's a pretty darned cool feature of Yosemite. We're happy to do anything we can to make you seem more like a wizard to your friends and family!

iOS: Forcing iCloud Contacts & Calendars to Sync

9:04 AM, Feb. 25th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Having trouble with iCloud syncing? That's what we're here for. In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover a (very) simple trick you can try when new contacts or calendar events just won't show up on your iOS device. Trust us, throwing your iPhone out the window won't help, but this article just might.

iTunes 12: Changing Media Shortcuts on the Mac

8:55 AM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

There's a lot of customization you can do to iTunes 12's new interface, and in today's Quick Tip, we're going to talk about changing which media shortcuts appear in the upper-left corner. Don't need an icon for movies or TV shows because you don't have any? No problem!

iPad + Bluetooth Keyboard + SwiftKey = Problem

3:05 PM, Feb. 18th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

For those using a Bluetooth keyboard with their iPads and also have the alternative virtual keyboard called SwiftKey installed, there is a notable gotcha to watch for. John Martellaro explains the problem and the solution.

OS X: Opening System Preferences with the Function Keys

8:55 AM, Feb. 18th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

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!

OS X Yosemite: Search Faster for Files by Name

5:40 PM, Feb. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

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.