iOS: Save Your Hearing with the “Late Night” EQ Option

8:55 AM, Feb. 2nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Have you ever heard of the "Late Night" EQ setting? Well, you're gonna love this Quick Tip if you haven't. This cool feature will compress your audio output on your iOS device to make it easier to hear when you're in a noisy environment. We're gonna go over its details right here!

Pages 5: Using Borders and Rules

8:51 AM, Jan. 29th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Let's talk about Pages! Specifically, let's talk about using Pages to add borders and rules to your text, which is an easy way to make your documents look professional. As a bonus, these elements will move with the paragraphs you add them to, making them much simpler to work with than drawn lines or shapes. Come on in and check it out!

How to Restore Missing iPhoto Image Thumbnails

11:01 AM, Jan. 28th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Using iPhoto to manage the photos from your iPhone, iPad, and digital camera is fine unless the thumbnails showing you previews of your snapshots disappear. Keeping track of your pics when you can't actually see them isn't very productive, but there is a fix for that. Read on to learn how to resurrect your missing iPhoto image thumbnails.

Yosemite/iOS 8: Muting Messages Conversations

8:50 AM, Jan. 27th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

What Melissa Holt's discussing today is how to mute text conversations under both Yosemite and iOS 8. So, you know, when your Aunt Zelda texts for the bajillionth time about your family reunion, you can at least come a little bit closer to ignoring her. Some darned peace and quiet just may be offered in this Quick Tip.

iOS 8: New Mailbox Options

8:50 AM, Jan. 22nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

This Quick Tip is about the two new mailbox options we've got under iOS 8: "Thread Notifications" and "Today." If you want a quick place to look at all of the emails that fall under those categories, this article's for you!

OS X: How to Merge Calendars

8:50 AM, Jan. 20th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Today we're going to go over an often-overlooked feature of the Calendar program: using the import/export feature to merge two calendars into one. This is a great way to clean up your calendar list, because let's face it, not many people need 15 color-coded calendars! We'll give you the skinny here in this Quick Tip.

Resetting Your Mac’s System Management Controller (SMC)

6:50 AM, Jan. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Today we're going to cover a troubleshooting step you might need to know about if your Mac won't boot—how to reset the System Management Controller (SMC). The SMC chip handles a bunch of other stuff around the Mac, as well, so it's a great trick to be aware of when you've got weirdness going on. Come on in and read all about it!

Yosemite: Using Spotlight for Conversions

8:50 AM, Jan. 14th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Spotlight has long been incredibly useful for finding files, performing mathematical calculations, defining words, and so on. But under Yosemite, we can use this handy-dandy search feature as a conversion tool, as well. Melissa Holt's got all the details in today's Quick Tip.

iOS 8: Changing the Contacts in the App Switcher

8:45 AM, Jan. 9th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Today, Melissa Holt is going to tell us how to change up which contacts appear when we double-click the Home button on an iPhone running iOS 8. Wanna see folks you've recently contacted? Would you prefer your favorite people to show up there? Come read this Quick Tip, and you'll be getting in touch with your friends and family even more efficiently.