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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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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