PSA: If You’re Having Network Troubles, Turn Off Wi-Fi Calling

4 hours, 37 minutes ago · · TMO Quick Tip

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Funny thing happened today: our own Adam Christianson was having trouble with his Internet connection. So, he called up his provider, but his phone call kept dropping. Holy 2007, Batman! Turns out he had Wi-Fi Calling turned on, and the very Internet connection he was calling about was dropping his calls to his cable company.

iOS 9: Control Siri’s Sounds

8:50 AM, Nov. 24th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to make Siri silent when you mute your iPhone

There's a way under iOS that you can actually mute Siri using the switch on the side of your device, so if you're easily embarrassed by Apple's voice assistant shouting at you in public, we've got you covered. Now all you'll have to do is remember to mute the darned thing when necessary! We may not be able to help you with that.

How to Check Your Apple Pencil Battery Charge

11:15 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to see Apple Pencil battery charge on your iPad Pro

Apple Pencil is an amazing stylus and great iPad Pro accessory, but it doesn't offer any way to tell how much of a charge is left on its battery. Not a problem, because Apple has an easy way you can monitor your Apple Pencil charge from your iPad. Read on to learn how.

OS X Mail: Forwarding Multiple Messages

9:04 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to forward multiple messages in OS X Mail

Today's Quick Tip is about forwarding messages in Mail under OS X. If you need to show someone a chain of emails, for example, and you don't want to have to forward them one at a time, then this tip'll make you happy. And you can choose whether to send them all in the body of your message or as attachments! Neato.

Mac Startup Modifiers: What They Do and How You Use Them!

9:05 AM, Nov. 17th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Modifier keys to help troubleshoot startup problems on your Mac

If something's gone wrong with your Mac, it's good to have tricks up your sleeve! In today's Quick Tip, we're gonna talk about some keys you can hold down while your computer's booting up and what symptoms you might try to address by doing so. We'll also give you a bunch of resources to use if you're having trouble, so…y'know…you might want to bookmark this tip for when the "stuff" hits the fan, if you know what we mean.

OS X: 5 Force Touch Extras

9:04 AM, Nov. 13th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

5 ways to use Force Touch on your Mac

Today we're going to talk about Force Touch on the Mac and some interesting (and not obvious) ways you can use it. Want to interact with links, addresses, and phone numbers in Mail? Or see all open windows for an application? Or edit your contacts in a flash? You can do all that and more, and we're here to tell you how.

OS X: 5 Quick Dock Tips!

9:03 AM, Nov. 10th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to customize your OS X Dock

Today's Quick Tip is a…well…it's a tip-a-palooza! We're going to go over some fun and helpful things you can do with the Dock, including adjusting its size (without opening System Preferences at all), seeing what song is playing in iTunes, adding blank spacers between your apps, and lots more.  

OS X and iOS: Get Rid of Safari Scam Pop-Ups

8:56 AM, Nov. 6th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to kill Safari pop-up scams

If you've seen any of the nefarious Safari pop-ups that have been going around lately, you know how frightening they can be, especially for users who don't know how to stop programs from resuming where they left off the last time they were closed. It's pretty scary to think your Mac has been hijacked! In today's Quick Tip, we'll cover how to force those sinister pop-ups to go away under both OS X and iOS.

OS X El Capitan: Turning Off Contact Info from Mail

9:03 AM, Nov. 4th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to disable OS X's found contacts in Mail

In today's Quick Tip, we'll talk about how OS X El Capitan is scanning your email for potential contact data and adding what it finds to your Contacts program. If you're like Melissa Holt and don't like it doing so, we'll tell you how to turn it off!