How to Install watchOS 2.0

11:17 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

How to install watchOS 2.0 on your Apple Watch

watchOS 2.0 promises to make our Apple Watches even cooler and more useful. That's great, assuming you can figure out how to get it installed. There isn't an updater utility on Apple Watch, but it isn't difficult to install. Read on to learn how.

iOS 9: Use Two Fingers to Manipulate Text

8:50 AM, Sep. 16th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Using gestures in iOS 9 to select text

There are a few special features within iOS 9 that are specifically for use on your iPad, and in today's Quick Tip, we're going to go over one of our favorites. If you place two fingers on your screen, you can select text more easily and move your cursor around. Plus, there's a handy new set of shortcuts to use when you need to, say, copy or format text. Neat!

iOS 9 Beta: Sharing and Saving Voicemails

9:07 AM, Sep. 4th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Share Voice Mail messages in iOS 9

We're getting ready for Apple's big event next week, but in the meantime, Melissa Holt's got a brand-new iOS 9 trick for us! In this Quick Tip, she's going to discuss her very favorite new feature, which is the ability to share voicemails with other people and save 'em out into other apps. 

OS X El Capitan Beta: Using Mail Gestures

9:07 AM, Sep. 2nd, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Using swipe gestures in OS X El Capitan's Mail app

Melissa Holt's got another El Capitan trick for us, and this one's a doozy. You know how you can swipe on a message within iOS to trash it, mark it as read, and so on? Well, the beta version of El Cap offers that feature too! We'll discuss just how you'll do it (and what customization options you have) in today's Quick Tip.

OS X El Capitan Beta: Pinning Safari Tabs

8:50 AM, Aug. 28th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

Using pinned tabs in OS X El Capitan's Safari web browser

Another piping-hot El Capitan tip, coming right up! Today Melissa Holt's talking about how we can "pin" sites to the Safari toolbar, which makes accessing favorite webpages faster. These pinned tabs even keep themselves updated in the background! That's the niftiness available in today's Quick Tip.

iOS 9 Beta: Extra Security with a 6-Digit Passcode

8:55 AM, Aug. 26th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

iOS 9's new six digit passcode

The beta of iOS 9 is just a goldmine of fun new stuff to mess around with, but in this Quick Tip, we're going to go over something serious: an easy new way to improve the security of your device without much inconvenience. Setting up a six-digit passcode and thwarting thieves is what Melissa Holt's got for us today.

Here’s the Little-Known Way to Reposition Your OS X Dock With Just a Click

1:39 PM, Aug. 25th, 2015 · · TMO Quick Tip

os x dock system preferences

You're probably familiar with the OS X Dock, and you know that you can reposition it on the left, right, or bottom of your Mac's display. But do you know the fastest way reposition your Dock? There's a good chance you don't, so why not address this gap in your otherwise encyclopedic knowledge of OS X and find out?